Barbara A. Miller

January 15, 1927June 5, 2019

MILLER, BARBARA A., 92, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019. She was the beloved wife of the late Martin Miller; they were married for 51 years. Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Max and F. Rose (Rosenberg) Copeland.

She is survived by her daughters Nanci Miller, Karen Rockwell, and Pam Miller; grandchildren Meredith Rockwell and her husband Brian Goldberg, Jenny Rockwell, and Yaron Schaum; great-granddaughter Etta Goldberg; and brother Ralph Copeland, his wife Barbara, and their children Julie and Richard. She will be remembered for her kindness, good heart, and how much she adored her children, grandchildren, and her little Etta.

Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 11th at 10:30 AM in Plainville Cemetery, 1400 Old Plainville Rd, New Bedford, MA. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Tifereth Israel Synagogue, 145 Brownell Ave, New Bedford, MA 02740; the New Bedford Animal Rescue League, 31 Ventura Dr, North Dartmouth, MA 02747; or the Lighthouse Animal Shelter, 596 Hathaway Rd, New Bedford, MA 02740. Shiva will be private.


  • Graveside Service Tuesday, June 11, 2019


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Donna Dusseault

June 8, 2019

To the Miller Family: Please know that your mother was one of a kind! As Connie said, FEISTY is an understatement ❤️ Every time I visited her, she would ask why I was there and then give me a huge smile. She will be greatly missed. My condolences to you all ❤️

Connie Rogers

June 8, 2019

Pam & Family, I would like to offer you my deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom. I was saddened to read about Mrs. Miller's passing. Your mom was one of my favorites, who I would do anything for. I will always remember the 1st time I met your mom & how feisty she was. I LOVED that about her. Her numerous calls to office I MISS very much. She would always tell me I was CRAZY & laugh. She was a ONE of KIND LADY who loved to talk about her grandkids & show off her pictures. I will treasure the memory of her & the time I brought her a hamburger , fries & a coke & she actually ate at the kitchen table (that was a WIN considering she ALWAYS stood in her room). I hope & pray the MEMORIES of the GOOD times you shared with her will help get you thru this difficult time. Know that your mom left her mark on many people that she crossed paths with while here on this earth. She will always have a special place in my heart!! Fly High my FRIEND !! When you LOOK to the SKY & you see the STARS up above & you see that one STAR SHINNING BRIGHTLY know that, that is YOUR MOM SMILING down on YOU!!! Rest in Peace Barbara gone but NEVER FORGOTTEN!!!

Janelle Presby

June 8, 2019

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Mrs. Miller. It was my pleasure to work in her home with her for the time I did. It would always make me smile when she told me she was happy to see me! May she Rest In Peace!