Dr. Charles Miller, FRCS, Edinburgh, FRCS, England and FRCS, Canada, passed away on February 23, 2015, at the Cornwall Community Hospital, with his family at his side.
Dr. Miller was the beloved husband of Cheryl Miller (Prosser) and much loved father of daughter Kristine Boulerice (Claude) of Kanata and son Trent (Debbi) of Toronto.
He will be sadly missed by his two grandchildren Matthew and Michael of Kanata. He was predeceased by his father James, mother, Elizabeth (Wight), and his brother Ian.
Dr. Miller was born in Kelso, Scotland, on February 7, 1927. He immigrated to Canada in 1964, and worked in Saskatchewan and Manitoba until moving to Ontario in 1967.
In May, 1967, he helped establish the branch of the St. Lawrence Medical Clinic in Ingleside, and performed surgery at Winchester District Memorial Hospital.
He opened his surgical office in Cornwall, in October, 1969, and worked at both the General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals performing General, Thoracic and Vascular surgery plus Permanent Transvenous Pacemakers.
To meet the needs of his patients and the community, Dr. Miller started the Pacemaker Clinic in Cornwall in 1971.
He wrote multiple publications and was working on a publication for Vascular Surgery when he retired in July, 1994.
An informal memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Parker Funeral Home, 28 Sir James Morris Drive, Morrisburg, between 1-3 p.m. Burial will follow at the Fairview Cemetery, Mariatown.
Memorial donations to The War Amps would be gratefully acknowledged by his family. Condolences may be made at www.parkerofmorrisburg.com