Former Laurel resident Evelyn Marie Miller died Jan. 17, 2015, at her parents’ home in Alabama after losing her battle with cancer. She was 40.
Born in 1974, she grew up in Laurel and graduated from Mattituck High School in 1993. While living on Long Island, she was an avid horseback rider and trained at Strawberry Fields in Mattituck. In 2009, Evelyn moved to Alabama to be closer to her parents, Richard and JoAnne (Namiotka) Miller.
Evelyn was a member of the U.S. National Defense Corps and worked for many years as a pharmacy technician.
She is survived by her parents; her brother, Kenny (Tina) and their children, Haleigh and Brandon; her sister, Lori (Nick Bazata); her aunts and uncles, Mary and Ralph Miller, Cathy and Vinnie Mangiamele, and Linda Reyer; her great-aunt, Peggy Campbell; her cousins, Cindy (Michael) Gallo, Steven (Noreen) Miller, Roy (Georgeann) Mangiamele, Vinnie (Susan) Mangiamele, Jennifer (Joe) Stepnoski, Melissa Grodski; and Mary (Danny) Rollins. She was predeceased by her grandparents, Roy and Mary Namiotka and Arnold and Mildred Miller; and her aunt, Margaret “Peggy Smith” Namiotka.
A memorial gathering will take place on Long Island at a time and date to be announced.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
This is a paid notice.