John G Miller, at the age of 88, was called home to our Heavenly Father December 23, 2012 surrounded by his family in Torrance, California.
He was born on December 13, 1924 to Gaylord and Mildred Miller in Los Angeles. He lived in Huntington Beach until moving to Los Angeles in 1932. For the last 40 years he resided in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
John graduated from Fremont High School in 1942 and after a brief period at Union Hardware launched his career in the aerospace industry at North American Aviation in 1943. He continued to be employed by their enterprises until his retirement in 1987.
He enjoyed his grandchildren, playing checkers, eating ice cream and Oreo cookies, and cheering on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
John is survived by his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Rita, son Michael (Amy), daughter Carol Lopez (Nick), and six grandchildren: Brian, Brendan, Kirsten, Joshua, Kevin and Elizabeth.
He will be greatly missed. A memorial Mass will be held Saturday January 5, 2013, at 11am at St. John Fisher Parish. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Little Sisters of The Poor, 2100 S. Western Ave. San Pedro, CA 90732.