Miller, Pamela Sinnott

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Pamela Sinnott Miller, 74, passed away peacefully on February 6th, 2022, at her home in Blacksburg, VA. Memorial services will be held at McCoy Funeral Home in Blacksburg, VA on Saturday February 12th at 5pm. The family will receive friends from 4pm until the service.

Pamela was born on August 4th, 1947, in St. Boniface, Manitoba to Jack and Doris (Sinnott) Channing. She married her husband of 55 years, Patrick Miller, in 1966 in El Monte, CA. After living in Berkeley, CA; Seattle, WA; Ann Arbor, MI and Vancouver, BC, they settled in Blacksburg in 1987. There she worked for Virginia Tech, United Way of Montgomery County and the Town of Blacksburg before retiring to spend time with her grandchildren and at their cabin in Montana.

She is predeceased by her parents, brother Jack, and sisters Merle and Gail. She is survived by her beloved husband Patrick and her sister Barbara (John) Walz; her children Ivan (Kimberly) Miller; Ian (Jennifer) Miller; and her four grandchildren, Henderson, Cheston, Jack and Katharine.

Pamela was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She will be remembered for her kind heart, warm smile and love for animals.
In Lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Pamela’s name to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (

Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 4 to 5 pm Saturday before the service.