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Thomas C. MILLER

January 28, 1992 ~ October 17, 2017 (age 25)
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A candle was lit by Dad, Mom, and Danny. on October 26, 2017 1:55 PM
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A candle was lit by Cousin Kelsey on October 26, 2017 2:34 PM
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A candle was lit by Mathieu on October 26, 2017 4:40 PM
Message from Mathieu
October 26, 2017 4:43 PM

my best friend. we could talk about anything without fear of judgement. no topic was off limits. sad to lose a relationship this strong and wonder if I will ever have one again

rest in peace Tom I will always remember you. your voice. the times we shared. the laughs. the games.
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A candle was lit by Don and Liz wimmer on October 26, 2017 6:59 PM
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A candle was lit by Carol & Rick Jones on October 26, 2017 7:07 PM
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A candle was lit by Jean D'Angelo on October 26, 2017 8:55 PM
Message from Jean D'Angelo
October 26, 2017 9:07 PM

Tommy was such a cute, full of life, giggly little guy when he was young. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to tease. It was fun and my honor to watch him grow up into a caring, giving, intellegent young man. He tried so hard to beat this horrible thing, he died way too early. Tommy, I will miss seeing you and laughing at your teasing. I am very sad that I won't be able to watch you become the remarkable adult you would have been. Love you.
Message from Karen Lorah
October 26, 2017 11:42 PM

I am so sorry for your lost. I too lost my grandson to opoids. Life will never be to same. Spread your grief. Fight this problem. Stay strong and remember the good times.
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A candle was lit by The Camburns, Wayne, Julie, Evan & Sierra on October 27, 2017 8:23 AM
Message from Julie Camburn
October 27, 2017 8:40 AM

RIP Tommy! We are sad to see you leave so soon! You will never be forgotten! You are and always will be a beacon of light in your parents lives.
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A candle was lit by The Camburns, Wayne, Julie,Evan&Sierra on October 27, 2017 8:41 AM
Message from Co-worker at CRM Science
October 27, 2017 9:36 AM

Condolences to your family Tom. Sad to see you go so soon. We all thoroughly enjoyed working with you during your internship, you were a very nice, bright and happy person. https://twitter.com/CRMScience/status/623169910290583553
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Message from Jodi Hartman
October 27, 2017 11:05 AM

Jo andTom,
I am so deeply sorry for your loss. The love you had for Tommy was palpable each time you spoke of him. You could not have been more loving and supportive parents. It is so brave of you to post how he passed. This is such a terrible problem that can affect anyone...even the most successful, intelligent, and loving souls. I pray that your family finds peace and that Tommy's story can help others seek help and fight this epidemic. Love to all of you.
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A candle was lit by Jodi and John Hartman on October 27, 2017 11:05 AM
Message from Kim Daniel
October 27, 2017 11:46 AM

My sincerest condolences go out to Tom's family, friends, and loved ones. I am deeply saddened by the loss of such a smart & talented colleague. My thoughts are with those who are grieving & pray for some peace during this very difficult time.
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A candle was lit by Kim Daniel on October 27, 2017 11:55 AM
Message from Kathy Chilcote
October 27, 2017 12:17 PM

Mr. and Mrs. Miller, I'm so sorry for your loss. I knew Tom at GeoBlue, and experienced his developer talent first hand! We were so saddened to hear of his passing. Tom was so smart, polite, and a joy to work with--his demons were so well hidden. This loss has changed the way I think about this crisis--thank you for being willing to share his story. God's grace to you in the days, weeks, and months to come.
Message from Theresa Stauffer Ziegler
October 27, 2017 4:38 PM

I'm so sad and sorry to read this. He sounds like such a wonderful young man. My thoughts and prayers are with you Joanne and your family during this extremely hard time.
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A candle was lit by Susan and John Bergan on October 28, 2017 1:01 AM
Message from Susan and John Bergan
October 28, 2017 1:26 AM

Joanne, Tom and Danny,
I don't have the words you need to hear; but I hope you find some peace in knowing that you have friends praying for you and thinking of you during this time. It was very encouraging to read what you wrote about Tommy and the problems he encountered. I'm sorry that he had to go through such an ordeal. I have fond memories of Tommy as I watched him grow up through the years at St. Isidore's with the boys!
Tommy you will be missed! Rest easy, you have no more pain.
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Message from Carol Cook
October 28, 2017 11:36 AM

Joanne, Tom and Danny,
I cannot begin to express sadness. I know Alex and Anthony were stunned to hear of Tommy's passing. He was a great kid and I'm sure a very special man. I will always remember him from the 3 year old program at the Y and up to the great young man I last saw. He will truly be missed by so many. With love and prayers, Carol
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A candle was lit by Cheryl Leddy on October 28, 2017 2:08 PM
Message from Cheryl Leddy
October 28, 2017 2:15 PM

Joanne, Tom, and Danny
I am so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing and the pain he went through. There are so many memories that he provided to his family, friends and colleagues and those memories will stay forever.
Rest in Peace Tommy.
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A candle was lit by Danielle Snyder on October 28, 2017 2:21 PM
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A candle was lit by Ron on October 28, 2017 3:14 PM
Message from Carol Koehler
October 28, 2017 4:02 PM

Dear Miller Family,
I worked with Tom for the last 3 or 4 years at Co-opprovider of services in the capacity of both a staff person and as administrative staff. He was fun, polite and always had a smile on his face. I did not realize how much he hated spiders until one night after a meeting we were outside of the house and sitting on the front porch after working late. I turned to him and said, "hey I think there is a small spider on your shirt!" He kept shouting "where" and looking down at his shirt ready to slap it away. As it turned out, I was not wearing my glasses and it was just a small hole in his T-Shirt. We always laughed about that. He hid his addiction well and he was always prepared and the first to help out when a computer problem arose. Thank you for sharing this dreadful disease/crisis as it can happen to anyone. May God bless your family during this difficult time and surround you in His love and peace.
Message from A. Goldberg
October 28, 2017 8:06 PM

Very sorry for your loss. I taught him in band when he was in 8th grade. My condolences to the family.
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A candle was lit by Ron Stahl on October 29, 2017 6:47 AM
Message from Ron Stahl
October 29, 2017 6:51 AM

Tom & Joanne, I'm so sorry for the loss of your son. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ron
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Message from Kevin Gilroy
October 29, 2017 1:01 PM

Sorry for your loss. Tom was a great guy that I had the pleasure of knowing at Widener. Keeping your family in my prayers during this difficult time.
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A candle was lit by The McFadden Family on October 30, 2017 10:22 PM
Message from Julie McFadden
October 30, 2017 10:27 PM

Joanne, Tom and Danny,
My heart is so heavy , filled with such sadness by this news! Our thoughts, prayers and condolences are with you all .
Julie, Vince and Vincent McFadden
Message from Maddy
October 31, 2017 7:31 AM

I am very sorry for your loss. My grandfather recently passed, and I know that the pain of losing a loved one can feel unbearable. Something that helped me personally was this thought from the Bible at John 5:28,29 “Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.” I hope that this brings you some small amount of comfort during this difficult time.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the Miller Family. Tom he was always such a nice guy, very smart and had such a warm smile. We are so sad for your loss. The CRM Science Team

Message from Jennifer Shaffer
October 31, 2017 10:46 PM

Dear Tom, Joanne and Danny,
I worked with Tom at Co-op for the past 4 years, and seldom have I come across a person with so many gifts. He was funny, warm, brilliant and kind, and had an amazing way of translating 'computer-speak' into language that those of us on the Admin team could understand! And those twinkling blue eyes, always holding a smile in them. He never laughed at my many questions, though, but simply answered them clearly and concisely. I liked and admired him so much, and I'm deeply sorry for your loss. I'm praying for you all, and will never forget your wonderful son.
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A candle was lit by Diane and Jay Rathjens on November 1, 2017 10:09 AM
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A candle was lit by Are thoughts and prayers are with you Dan and Donna Haviland on November 1, 2017 2:35 PM
Message from Widener Computer Science Department
November 1, 2017 3:21 PM

We are all saddened to hear of the loss of such a bright young man. He was always an upbeat student, full of enthusiasm. Condolences to Tom's family and friends from all of us in Widener Computer Science.
Message from Clair (Finnegan) Moriarty
November 7, 2017 9:21 PM

Mr. and Mrs. Miller, and Danny,
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Tommy was a good friend and always full of life and joy. Tommy and your whole family are in my prayers.
In Christ's Love,
Clair
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