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Roland Russell Miller

NORFOLK — Roland Russell Miller, 81, of Norfolk died Jan. 30, 2018, at Yale-New Haven Hospital, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. 

He was the loving husband of Virginia (Marchand) Miller.

Roland was born July 24, 1936, in Torrington, the son of the late Florence (Thomen) and Louis Miller. 

He was a graduate of Torrington High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1962. He worked as an engineer for the Torrington Company for 30 years, retiring in 1994.  

He was a member of the Winchester Center Congregational Church, the Elks, the American Legion and Sons of the American Revolution. He was an honorary member of the Winchester Center Volunteer Fire Department and the Norfolk Volunteer Fire Department.

In addition to his loving wife, Ginny, of 54 years, he is survived by his sons, Michael and his wife, Charlene, of Goshen, Craig and his wife, Jennifer, of New Hartford and Todd of Norfolk and his friend, Roberta; six grandchildren, Alia, Sheridan, Todd, Alexander, Isaiah and Samantha; one brother, Louis Miller and his wife, Janis; and several nieces and nephews. 

He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Kelley.

​Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. at the Winchester Center Congregational Church.  

Calling hours will be held on Friday, Feb. 16, at the Kenny Funeral Home in Norfolk, from 4 to 7 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 659 Tower Ave., Hartford CT 06112; or the Norfolk Lions Club Ambulance, P.O. Box 399, Norfolk, CT 06058.