Riverhead resident Karen S. Miller, formerly of Bethpage, died Dec. 7 at Stony Brook University Hospital. She was 64.
She was born Oct. 24, 1950, in Freeport to Doris (Maclachlan) and Charles Auer Sr. She married Frederick J. Miller, July 4, 1976, in Bethpage.
Ms. Miller worked as a clinical laboratory technician at Pro Health in Bethpage.
She is survived by her husband, Frederick of Riverhead; her daughters, Kerri. L. Schoonmaker of New Jersey and Meaghan Bealey of Riverhead; her sister, Cathy Collins of Centereach her brother Charles Arthur “Buddy” Auer Jr. of North Carolina; her sister, Lori Auer Testa of Bethpage; and four grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Wednesday-Thursday, Dec. 10-11, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead. A funeral service will be held Thursday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m. at the funeral home, officiated by Richie Rabas. Interment will take place at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Farmingdale.
Memorial donations may be made to American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA 50340-2018.