John S. 'Sam' Milliron, 69,of Curwensville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh.
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He was born on November 7, 1949 in Clearfield, a son of the late John F. and Josephine (Coulter) Milliron.
Mr. Milliron was a graduate of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster. He was employed at Clearfield Cheese where he was the union steward for UFCW Local 23. Mr. Milliron had also been employed by RD Goss and Clearfield Machine.
He was a member of Curwensville Christian Church. His faith being very important to him, he was saved and baptized many years ago.
Sam had a wonderful and individually unique relationship with each of his grandchildren. They are left with many wonderful memories of him. He left his family many, many memories and stories. Sam gave his children and grandchildren a wonderful example of how to live with integrity, a strong work ethic and the importance of family. Most importantly, he taught his family to trust in God to see you through every situation.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy L. (Wiley) Milliron whom he wed June 27, 1970 at Grace Lutheran Church in Curwensville; three children, Samantha McFaye and husband Cliff of Woodland, John Milliron and wife Shelly of Morrisdale, and Amanda Wilt and husband Brad of Clearfield; seven grandchildren, Clifford McFaye, II, Mikayla McFaye, Dylan Wilt, Jessica Milliron, John Milliron, Caleb Wilt, and Elliott Wilt; and five sibilings, Joyce Martell, Cheryl Bortz, Joe Milliron, Dave Milliron, and Jeff Milliron.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Buck and Nancy Harper.
Funeral services will be held at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Curwensville on Friday at 11 AM with Pastor George Cannon officiating. Interment will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Curwensville.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM and on Friday from 10-11 AM.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Help Hope Live Organization, in honor of John 'Sam' Milliron, 2 Radnor Corporate Center, Suite 100, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor, PA 19087 or the American Heart Association, 404 West Front Street, Clearfield, PA 16830.
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