Mary Ethel Petrick Miller, 88, Center, PA, formerly of Monaca, PA, died peacefully at home on Monday, May 22, 2017. She moved to Monaca, PA after marrying the love of her life, James Carl Miller.Mary was born October 19, 1928, in Roscoe, PA, a daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Pearl Gainer Petrick.Mary is survived by her three children Tammy and husband Richard Suman of Monaca, Terri Miller of Center, Jimmy Miller and Joseph McSweeney of Portsmouth, VA. Mary is also survived by her sister Jessie Lou Papini and her husband Larry Papini of Roscoe, PA. Mary lived for her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren – Kaitlyn and Keith Morrison, sons Karter, Kooper, and Kayson, Ricky Suman and Tracy Tharp, Valerie and Craig Bloom, son Heath, and Dani Suman and Nick Torres.She was a woman before her time and managed a Murphy’s 5 and Dime in Charleroi, PA and in Rochester, PA before starting a family. She was 100 percent dedicated to her husband and children and had dinner on the table every day at 4:00 PM. Mary and Jim made sure none of their children ever did without. She was an avid scrabble player, loved to travel with family and friends, spending time at any Casino, and and enjoyed reading. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Monaca. Mary’s life and death is a celebration of love and laughter. One should not grieve for those happy in life.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.