Arthur Miller

January 12, 1931 - January 3, 2011
Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller, 79, of Wilmington, NC, a former long time resident of Chicago, IL, died quietly Monday, January 3, 2011.

Son of the late Lottie Wertheimer Miller and Samuel Miller. Beloved husband of Shirley Brodsky-Miller. Loving father of Dr. Lawrence (Ann) Miller and Karyn (Michael) Melvin, honored, cherished and respected step-father of Frank (Stephanie) Brodsky, Cleo (Dr. Ann Juhasz) Brodsky, Teddie (Pam) Brodsky, Zita (the late Rick) Lazar, the late Gary Brodsky and Annie (Ea Ruth) Brodsky. Proud and beloved Grandfather and Saba of Mara, Sophie and Camryn Miller, Brandon (Barbara) Brodsky, Eryn (Jordan) Subrinski, Morissa (Kyle) Hardy, Elizabeth (Colin) Wenzel, Scott and Robert Lazar, Erik (Elizabeth) Ebert, Tanya (Craig) Levin, the late Adam Brodsky and Roxanne Brodsky. Proud great grandfather of Garrett and Malory Subrinski and Eleanor Ebert. Brother and brother-in-law of Rudolph (Freda) Miller, the late Seymour Miller, the late Florence Jacobs, the late Esther Gilead, Marsha and Benjamin Emanuel, Shelden (Karen) Smulevitz and Leslie and Beverly Smulevitz. Proud and funny uncle and great uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Arthur served in the United States Army from November 1951 to November 1953. He was a retired CPA, and in his retirement he enjoyed all subjects from cooking to foreign affairs, ensuring the connection with his multifaceted and diverse extended family who loved him from across the globe. He was an avid bowler and a volunteer at a New Hanover Hospital, loved classical music, good food, great conversation and being surrounded by his large and gregarious family. He will be missed and his memory will be honored by all who loved him.

Memorial Service Sunday, January 9, 2011 in Carolina Beach, North Carolina for family and friends.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • January 09, 2011
    Chris & Diane O'Brien says:
    We are so sorry to hear of Arthur's passing. The times that we were in the company of Arthur and Shirley we had a great time. He was a very nice man. Our sincere sympathy is with Shirley and Arthur's extended family.

  • January 09, 2011
    Nancy Burton says:
    Dear Shirley and the entire family, I'm so sorry for your loss. You were both such an important part of our community here at Winston Towers 4. On behalf of the Board of Directors, you have our deepest condolences. For myself personally, too, you have my deepest sympathies. If I can be of any help, please let me know. [Shirley, I still have a number of the clothes you gave me before you moved.] I miss you and wish you all the best. Nancy Burton