Sally Miller
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Obituary of Sally Miller

Sally "Sara" Miller (nee Colberg), 90, of Pompton Plains, passed away on March 13, 2019.


Born in Bay City, MI, Sara was the daughter of the late Carl and Helen Colberg.  After high school she worked as a secretary at the Defoe Ship Building Company until she enrolled at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and earned her AB in 1954.


In 1953, Sara married fellow student Robert H. Miller.  She was secretary to the Dean of the Michigan Law School during and after college.  In 1959, the couple moved to Morristown, NJ to raise their family. Sara was active in the Morristown Chapter and an officer in the NJ State Chapter of the AAUW. During the 70’s and 80s, Sara worked at Drew University as executive secretary for the President and later for the Dean of the Theological School.  Sara and Robert lived in Frankfurt A.M., Germany from 1992-1997 where Sara was a member of the American Women's Club.  After returning to NJ, they moved to Cedar Crest in Pompton Plains in 2006.


Sara is survived by her children Mark Miller, CPA and Anne Miller; her brother, Frederick Colberg; and her sister, Constance Ecker.  She was predeceased by her husband in 2012; and by 3 three siblings, Mary Lou Swift, Curtis Colberg and John Colberg.


A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Friday, March 22 at the Cedar Crest Chapel, Pompton Plains.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Sara's memory to the Nature Conservancy or the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation would be greatly appreciated by her family.