Cover photo for Ruth Anderton Miller's Obituary
Ruth Anderton Miller Profile Photo
1926 Ruth 2020

Ruth Anderton Miller

September 5, 1926 — August 7, 2020

Ruth Anderton Miller, 93, of Franklin, passed away on August 7, 2020 at her home.

Ruth was born in Oil City, PA, to Thomas A. Anderton and Elizabeth McClune Anderton on September 5, 1926. She attended St. Joseph's grade school and high school in Oil City and Fairmont Carements in Florida.

She married Jay French Miller on November 15, 1947, at St. Joseph's Church in Oil City. Over the years Mrs. Miller was actively involved in a number of local civic organizations and charitable initiatives. She promoted the creation of Franklin's Historical District, and was a member of Venango County's Historical Society, Franklin Club, Wanango Country Club, Franklin Historic Preservation Society, and the Monday Club.

She was a faithful member of St. Patrick Church in Franklin.

Mrs. Miller is preceded in death by her parents and nine siblings, her husband and her younger daughter, Mary Helen Miller Solares.

She is survived by her daughter, Jean Tennyson, her daughter, Mary's, four children—Renee Conrad, Reinaldo (ReyJay) Solares, Christina Roberts and Melinda Solares—and three great-grandchildren, Hank Roberts, Jay Roberts and Van Solares.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Huff-Guthrie Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 312 West Park St. Franklin where family and friends are welcome from 10:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. Thursday, August 13, 2020.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, August 13, 2020 at St. Patrick Church, 949 Liberty St. Franklin, with Monsignor John J. Herbein officiating.

Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery.

The funeral home will have social distancing protocols in place and strongly recommends those who are attending to wear masks. We respectfully ask if you feel sick or have other health conditions to stay home and stay safe. Due to the new orders of Governor Wolf, we will be limiting the number of people in the funeral home to 25 at a time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Precious Paws Animal Rescue, 720 Atlantic Ave. Franklin, PA 16323 or to a charity of one's choice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ruth Anderton Miller, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, August 13, 2020

10:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Huff - Guthrie Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc.

312 West Park St., Franklin, PA 16323

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Mass

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 15

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree