Barry N. Miller ’59 died on September 23, 2023, in Providence, Rhode Island.
(The following was provided by Shalom Memorial Chapel – Cranston on September 26, 2023:)
East Greenwich – Barry Norton Miller, 86, “The Boss,” died on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at the HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence. He was the beloved husband of the late Ann (Sorenson) Miller for fifty-nine years. Born in Cambridge, MA, a son of the late George and Sarah (Collin) Miller, he had lived in East Greenwich for almost fifty years, and spent his summers in Edgartown on Martha’s Vineyard for more than thirty years. Barry was a graduate of Classical High School and Bowdoin College. After serving two tours in the Army, Barry returned and was a co-owner of Miller Corrugated Box in Warwick for many years. He prided himself on his ability to run an efficient manufacturing operation and in operating sophisticated machinery. He was a Member of Redwood Lodge Masons, a 32nd-degree Scottish Rite Mason, and the Valley of Providence Redwood organist for thirty years.
Barry was a dedicated hobbyist; in his spare time he earned his commercial pilot’s license which allowed him to go where his heart brought him. He was a performer with the Academy Players, appearing in the chorus of several musical comedies. He thoroughly enjoyed classical music, especially Beethoven. Barry engaged in a lifelong study of French.
Devoted father of Henry Miller of East Greenwich, and Eric Miller (Sara) of Providence. Dear brother of Paul Miller (Linda) of West Warwick. Loving grandfather of Sarah, Justin, Lucy & Lily.