Donald C. Miles, 70, Vietnam Veteran

Donald_MilesDonald C. Miles, 70, passed away peacefully after a brief illness Thursday, March 9, at Mass General Hospital, Boston, surrounded by his wife, daughter and son.

He was born in Boston Nov. 25, 1946, son of the late Norman E. and Marion E. (Cole) Miles. He proudly served in the U.S. Army, where he was stationed in Nuremberg and Bremerhaven, Germany, during the Vietnam conflict. He met and married his wife Sigrid in Bremerhaven in 1968. Upon returning to the United States, he started his family and worked for numerous trucking companies and began his own business.

Miles’ surviving family members include his wife Sigrid H. (Markgraf) Miles; children, Michelle M. (Miles) Hood and husband John, and Donald C. Miles, Jr.; grandsons Todd Hood and Caleb Miles; sister Diana (Miles) Duvall and husband Charles; niece April Ball; grandniece Shantel Preston and family; brother of the late Dorothy (Miles) Pacht.

Funeral services will be privately held. Miles will be buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. Arrangements by Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 South Main Street, Bradford.