Elizabeth Volz MillerApril 22,2014
Elizabeth Volz Miller
PLAINFIELD — Elizabeth Volz Miller, 53, of Plainfield, Vt., died suddenly April 12, 2014, at Central Vermont Medical Center. Born Dec. 21, 1960, in Pittsfield, Mass., to Dr. Richard Miller and Claire Merrill Miller, Elizabeth has lived in Plainfield for the past 20 years.
Elizabeth grew up in the small town of Stockbridge, Mass., where she graduated from high school. She attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and later graduated from Goddard College with her degree in education. She later earned her master’s degree in mathematics education curriculum and instruction from the University of Vermont.
Elizabeth spent nearly 21 years of her teaching career at Hardwick Elementary School, where she has touched the lives of many children. She taught first and second grades and then became a mathematics teaching specialist. Lastly, she taught the fifth grade for many years. She considered her work teaching children a responsibility and an honor. Elizabeth loved being with her beloved basset hounds, watching the Boston Red Sox, spending time with friends and family, and reading. She will be dearly missed by many.
Her son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Carol Miller, of Framingham, Mass., survive Elizabeth. She also leaves her sister and brother-in-law, Catherine and Michael Perkins, of Stockbridge, Vt., as well as her brother Brian Miller, of Oakland Park, Fla., and five nephews and nieces. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her brother Marshall Miller, of Maine.
Friends and family will gather for a memorial service for Elizabeth at Hardwick Elementary School on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 4 p.m. in the gymnasium.
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