Gerald P. Miller


NAUGATUCK — Gerald P. “Jerry” Miller, 85, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, at Seacrest Assisted Living in West Haven. He was the husband of the late Josephine (Murphy) Miller.

Mr. Miller was born Sept. 25, 1937, in Derby, the son of the late Edward and Doris (Smith) Miller.

He was raised in Newtown and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.

He was a teacher at W.F. Kaynor Technical High School for many years, as well as working as a licensed electrician.

Before moving to Cape Cod in 2000, he resided in Naugatuck.

The ultimate family man, he was known for his love of dogs.

Mr. Miller is survived by his children, Jennifer Miller of Southington, John Miller and his wife Tara of Cheshire; his sister Beverly Weir; and his grandchildren Dakota, Neve and Cash Miller.

He was predeceased by his brother Frank and sister Betsy.

Visitation was Monday, Jan. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 S. Main St. Funeral services and committal were to be at the convenience of the family.

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