Gloucester — Constance T. (Anatski) Miller, 88, longtime resident of Fair Street in Gloucester, died on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, in the Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Gloucester.
Born in Ipswich on January 15, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Josephine (Shinska) Anatski. She was raised on Peatfield Street in Ipswich, where she attended Ipswich public schools. During the years of World War II, she was employed by Sylvania in Ipswich. Married in 1946 in the Sacred Heart Church of Ipswich, Constance and her husband, Captain Joseph S. Miller Jr., soon made their home on Friend Street in Gloucester, where she raised her family, later living on Fair Street. With a grown family, she went to work at Gortons Seafood, Gloucester, where she was employed for over 20 years.
She enjoyed cooking, and when not working and in retirement, she enjoyed spending her hours knitting and crocheting.
Mrs. Miller was a member of Our Lady of the Good Voyage Church in Gloucester.
She is survived by one son, Paul R. Miller and his wife, Angela, of New York City; a daughter, Pamela J. Pierce and her husband, Christopher, of Gloucester; two grandchildren, Amy L. Miller of Salem and Stephen J. Morong of Gloucester; two great-grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Elmer F. Miller of Gloucester. She was predeceased by her former husband, Capt. Joseph S. Miller Jr.; sons Robert E. Miller, formerly of Barrington, R.I., and Steven J. Miller, formerly of Gloucester; and her sister, Stella (Anatski) Hincman and her husband, Joseph Hincman, both formerly of Ipswich.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Our Lady of Hope Church, Linebrook Road, Ipswich, at a date to be announced, followed by interment in the Cowles Memorial Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends will be respectfully welcomed. Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To leave a condolence, please visit www.whittier-porter.com.