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Bertie L. Milliken

Bertie L. Milliken, age 85, 77 Hartzell Road, Bloomsburg, died at his home at 2 p. m. Saturday, June, 2, 2018 after having been in failing health for 10 years.

Born in Camden, Maine on January 7, 1933, he was a son of the late Amos L. and Evelyn C. (Brodis) Milliken. He resided in Madison Township since 2002 and previously lived in Silver Spring, Maryland for 20 years.

Bertie was employed as the facilities plant manager for the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Beirut, Lebanon and also in Kenya. He returned to the United States in 1982 and worked in security at the Seventh Day Adventist Church Headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland until retiring in 2002.

He was a member of the Danville Seventh Day Adventist Church where he was an Deacon. His favorite past time actives were walking and camping.

Bertie  was preceded in death by a son, Robert Brierly in 1992  and by a grandson, Gunnar Milliken.

Surviving are his wife, the former Nancy M. Bowen, with whom he observed their 50th wedding anniversary on November 23, 2017; three children: John Brierly, Attleboro, Mass.; Carlita Stokenbury, Jessup, Md.; Bertie L. Milliken, Jr., and his fiance’, Lisa Landry, Spencer, Mass.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Jeanne, wife of Paul Smith, Ooltewah, Tenn.; a half sister, Glenna, wife of William Morong, Camden, Me.; two half brothers: Lloyd Milliken, and his wife Patti, Tenn.; Robert Milliken, and his wife Glenna, York, South Carolina; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held in the near future at a time to be announced.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.


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i love you so much Daddy. i still comb my hair like you did. All my love, Laurie

Laurie Beylerian Jul 24 2018 12:00 AM

You will forever me missed! I love you very much! We will see each other again in Heaven. I will be keeping watch over mom and make sure she is doing well. With lots of love, Your daughter, Carlita

Carlita Jun 8 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bertie Milliken

Carlita Jun 8 2018 12:00 AM

You will surely be missd! I look forward to the day we will be together again, in Heaven. Love your daughter, Carlita

Carlita Jun 8 2018 12:00 AM