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Diane Marie Miller Obituary

Diane Marie  Miller September 29, 1944 - August 7, 2015 Diane Marie Miller Sept. 29, 1944 - Aug. 7, 2015 Resident of Concord, North Carolina Our cherished mother, Diane Marie (Parker McCann) Miller, former resident of Palo Alto and Sonora, California, passed away on Friday, August 7th, after courageously journeying 7 years with advanced stage Ovarian Cancer and, lately, being lovingly cared for by Tinky Whittington, hospice nurse, Cabarrus County, and the entire staff of Liberty Lane, the Salisbury VA Medical Center's hospice house. Diane was born in Los Angeles in 1944 while her father, Allan Parker, was stationed overseas in the Merchant Marines. She graduated Oakland High School in 1962 and enlisted in the Air Force as Medical Corpsman in 1963. Her lifelong interest in photography turned into 23 years of Diane Miller Photography and led to many proud adventures, including the Palo Alto Fire Departments Centennial Calendar, PR for the SS Jeremiah OBrien in SF, and PR for the Durham, NC Red Cross. Diane recently enjoyed researching genealogy with her daughters and cousins, meeting and bringing together distant family members. We will remember our mother for her beauty, her individual style, and her passion for the Arts. She was a skilled artist of painting, drawing, singing and writing. She was a devoted daughter to Elizabeth Hugel, age 94, and beloved Nonni to 7 grandchildren whom she adored. With all of our love forever, daughters Holly Bretschneider, Kathleen Quevedo, Jennifer Thompson, and one more daughter who chooses to remain private. Sincere appreciation goes to Father Peter L. Fitzgibbons, Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church, Albemarle, NC, and the Reverend Nancy Cox, All Saints Episcopal Church, Concord, NC, for their loving support and guidance. A private ceremony is to be held at the Memorial Garden of All Saints Episcopal Born: September 29, 1944 Death: August 7, 2015 Church, Concord, NC. Memorial donations may be made to the Levine Cancer Center, Ovarian Cancer Department, Charlotte, NC. Hartsell Funeral Home is serving the Miller family. Online condolences may be made at

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