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John T. Miller

August 10, 1981 - August 7, 2020

Service Date: August 13, 2020

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc


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John T. Miller, 38 of the East End section of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Friday afternoon, August 7, 2020 at his home after a courageous battle against Cancer.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Clyde Backes of Shavertown and the late Dorothy Anne (Fox) Backes.

John was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre, Class of 1999 and was employed as a Care Provider. He was a Video Gamer and loved his dogs Clover, Daisy, and Violet.

He was preceded in death by his mother Dorothy Backes on September 14, 2010 and his cousin Gannon Cheremsak.

Surviving in addition to his father Clyde are his sister Cassandra McGivney, Miners Mills, brothers Bernard Miller, Nanticoke, and Joshua Backes, Shavertown, aunts and uncles, Diane Farraher, Debra Cheremsak, Bernard Fox, James Farraher, and Joy Fox, nieces and nephews Connor, Jayden, and Kylee, great aunts and cousins.

Funeral services for John will be held Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705, with Rev. Marty Garms, Pastor of the East End Primitive Methodist Church, officiating. Family and friends may call Thursday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Due to the ongoing pandemic, restrictions have been put in place by the CDC and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Those attending the visitation and service at the funeral home, please follow the practice of social distancing and masks are required at the funeral home.