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Date published: 8/21/2014

Nancy Fleming Miller

Nancy Fleming Miller, 84, of Locust Grove passed away at her home on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. Born June 9, 1930, in Syracuse, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Wesley and Adaline Fleming.

Nancy graduated from Fayetteville, N.Y., Central School, where her husband was a classmate. Following her retirement from Cazenovia College, she became the co-founder of the family- owned and -operated athletic equipment business.

Nancy and her husband, Harvey, raised their four children in Cazenovia, N.Y., and later retired to Lake of the Woods in Locust Grove. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt, and surely will be missed by all her family and friends.

She had a particular fondness for cats, birds and collecting antiques. Nancy was also a member of Lake of the Woods Church.

In addition to her husband, Harvey, Nancy is survived by her children, Thomas Miller and wife HuiYoun, of Newport News, Jeffrey Miller and wife Wendy, of Manlius, N.Y., Karol Toole and husband Dr. Robert Toole of Cazenovia; and David Miller and fiancee Kandy of Falmouth. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, Joshua, Timothy, Daniel, Matthew, Justin, Randy, Ashley, Andrew and Thomas; two great-grandchildren, Scarlett and Hannah; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Nancy was preceded in death by two brothers, Malcolm Fleming of Manlius, and John Fleming of Utica, N.Y.

A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Lake of the Woods Church in Locust Grove. The Rev. Tom Schafer will officiate. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery in Cazenovia.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to the Orange County Animal Shelter, 11362 Porter Road, Orange, VA 22960.

An online guest book and obituary are available at johnsoncares.com.