Loretta Mae Miller

Loretta Mae Miller


Loretta Mae Miller, age 77, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at War Memorial Hospital.

Born December 12, 1945 in Petersburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Lacy and Esther May Bergdoll Simmons.

She was a Christian.

Loretta was a graduate and worked seasonally with National Fruit in Winchester, Va. and a homemaker to her family all her life.

She was a member of Women of the Moose Chapter #1311 in Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Loretta enjoyed crocheting and loved going to play bingo.

Loretta is survived by her children, Gregory Lawrence Miller and his fiancé Tonya Martz, Thressa Diane Miller and her husband Robert, and Valerie Dawn Vanorsdale and her husband Walter, all of Berkeley Springs, one brother, Lacey Simmons and his wife Barbara of Smithsburg, Md., one sister-in-law, Diane Simmons of Clear Spring, Md., six grandchildren, Holly Miller, Heather Miller, Amber Bartlett, Lawrence “Bubby” Miller, Mark Cowles and Matthew Cowles, five great grandchildren, Christian Bermanski, Bailey Miller, Eli Cowles, River Crone, Calvin Cowles and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Foster Miller, one daughter, Angela Marie Miller and one brother, Eugene Simmons.

Funeral services will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Helsley-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 95 Union Street, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., with Pastor Ken Dyar.

Burial will be private in Union Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.helsley

The family is asking that if anyone is donating food, please take it directly to the Moose for the reception after the funeral on Thursday.