January 9, 1927 - March 25, 2022
Josephine “Jo” Walko Miller, 95, passed away peacefully at her home on March 25, 2022. She was an active parishioner at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Eldersburg for almost 50 years. Jo served as an extraordinary eucharistic minister, sacristan for daily Mass and funeral services, and chaired the bereavement committee. In the 1950’s, Jo worked for Westinghouse Electric Corporation on the manual for USS Nautilus, the nation’s first nuclear submarine. She retired from her work at Springfield Hospital Center as a secretary and medical records manager. Jo was an avid reader and known for her beautiful needle work. Jo was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Donald Warren Miller, and her parents George Walko and Katherine Petroska Walko. She was also preceded by her brothers and sisters, Anna, Mike, John, Frank, Sophia, Stanley, Helen, George Jr, Laurence, William, and Julie. She is survived by her four daughters: Donna Jo Withers (Frederick deceased); Christine Cohn and Gary; Laura Miller and Cesar Castillo; Marcia Buehner and Tim. Also surviving are her grandchildren: Brett, Myles, Bradley, Madeline, Kate, Reid, Cole, Sam, and Michael, and one great-grandson, Graham. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to World Central Kitchen to provide fresh meals to displaced Ukrainian families at https://donate.wck.org. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 915 Liberty Road, Eldersburg, MD on Thursday, March 31st, at 11:00 am. Interment will be at West Newton Cemetery, West Newton, Pennsylvania. Online condolences may be offered at www.haightfuneralhome.com.
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