Lynn R. "Cranker" Miller


Lynn R. Miller, “Cranker”, age 73, died March 8, 2019 in Strong Memorial Hospital. 

He was born April 23, 1945 in Albion to Chauncy and Dorothy (Wage) Miller and had lived in this area his entire life. 

Lynn was a member of the Albion First Presbyterian Church and retired from the Village of Albion after over 30 years of service.  He was a member of the Dye Hose Co. #5, a Lifetime member of the Albion Fire Department, a Charter Member of the Albion Exempts Club and from 1996-1997, served as President of the Western New York Volunteer Fireman’s Association.  Lynn also spent many hours volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and serving as a Scoutmaster of Troop #48 of the Boy Scouts of America.  In addition, he was a recipient of the BSA Silver Beaver Award.  He enjoyed fishing at the Outer Banks, woodworking, and hunting in the Adirondacks near the Moose River. 

In addition to his parents, Mr. Miller was predeceased by a son, Michael Miller. 

He is survived by his children: Connie Nenni of Holley, Robert (Tracy) Miller of Honeoye Falls, Daniel Miller of Waterport, his grandchildren: Alex, Hayley, Zach, Jessica, Kristen, Gaven, Kayli, his sister: Dorothy (Milton) Boyer of Albion, Carol Miller-mother of Michael and Daniel Miller as well as several nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc. 21 West Avenue-Albion, TUESDAY from 4-7 p.m.  Family and friends are invited to attend Lynn’s Funeral Service WEDNESDAY 11 a.m. in the Albion First Presbyterian Church, Corner of State and Main in Albion.  Interment will follow in Mt. Albion Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: PAWS, 3371 Gaines Basin Rd., Albion, NY, 14411 or the Albion Fire Department, 106 N. Platt St., Albion, NY, 14411.