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Charles Lewis Miner



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Charles Lewis “Charley” Miner, 62, of Newtown died December 31 at his home. He was born June 24, 1952, in Newark, N.J., to Virginia and John Miner. 

Following his education, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Minot AFB as a missile specialist, where he met and married Carol Mehlhoff. After his honorable discharge from the Air Force, he lived in North Dakota and Texas, working as a carpenter. 

He moved to Newtown in 1990, where he worked for Pitney Bowes for 18 years. 

Mr Miner was an avid New Orleans Saints fan. He loved the outdoors and spent time during the summer with family and friends at the pool.  He had a wonderful sense of humor and was a real prankster.

His ex-wife Carol; son Troy Miner, and wife Leah; daughter Wanda Miner; and granddaughter Addie Miner, all of Sioux Falls, S.D.; a brother Jeffrey Miner; two sisters and husbands, Susan and Doug Body and Kathleen and Doug Ruffles, all of Newtown; as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews survive Mr Miner.  His parents and brother, John Miner, predeceased him.

Calling hours are Wednesday, January 7, from 3 to 6:30 pm, at Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown. A prayer service will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Charles Lewis Miner
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