Charles L. Miller, MD died on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at home with family by his side. He was 91 years old.
Dr. Miller was predeceased by his wife, Lois (Iannotta) Miller, in 1999 and a son, Jeffrey S. Miller, in 2004. He leaves two sons: Stephen C. Miller and his wife Diane, of Newark, DE; Randolph J. Miller and his wife Michelle, of Morrrisville, PA; and three daughters: Deborah L. Clasby and her husband Michael, of Whitinsville, MA; Cynthia S. Mannis and her husband Tom, of Bradenton, FL; and Pamela J. Zorn and her husband Jim, of Berlin, MD; as well as 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Dr. Miller was born in Elmira, NY in 1929, a son of Earle L. and Winifred (Boshart) Miller. He graduated from Northfield Mount Herman, Hamilton College and the University of PA Medical School. After medical school, Chuck married and did his residency in Wilmington, DE, then completed two years of service as a medic in the Army. Chuck and Lois returned to settle with their family in Wilmington, and Chuck established what became a thriving private pediatric practice, with Dr. David Levitsky and several other medical partners.
Retired and despondent after Lois died, Dr. Chuck felt called to volunteer as a medical missionary with the World Medical Mission branch of Samaritan’s Purse. He completed over 45 mission trips worldwide during the next 15 years, and was honored with the “Footsteps of the Great Physician” award by Franklin Graham. Chuck also volunteered extensively with Habitat for Humanity, even going to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. He journaled daily, and self published his edited musings in a book entitled Let’s Go on a Mission Trip: Travels with Dr. Chuck.
Three years ago, Chuck moved to Massachusetts to live with family, where he enjoyed a much slower pace of life and love.
Please consider donations in Chuck’s memory to the Samaritan’s Purse Medical Mission. To get to Samaritan’s Purse, World Medial Mission clink on the following link: https://sampur.se/3k2bUbk.