FRANKLIN — Seth C. Miller, 25, died unexpectedly Thursday, August 1, 2013 at his home in Franklin, NH.
Seth was born in Concord, April 26, 1988, to Kevin C. and Carla L. (Puffinburger) Miller. He lived in both Tilton and Northfield prior to moving to Franklin and was a 2006 graduate of Winnisquam Regional High School. He excelled in sports and particularly enjoyed football.
A long-time employee of Constantly Pizza and the NH Veterans Home, Seth had recently completed his studies for barbering at the Empire Barbering School in Laconia. He was in the process of completing his necessary licensing requirements.
Seth was an avid reader; he especially enjoyed crime novels and the works of Dennis Lehane and Lee Child. He also loved watching historical documentaries and learning about the history of warfare.
Seth had an affinity for all animals. His gentle way with pets earned him the nickname "Cat Whisperer" among his family.
He had a passion for the outdoors. Seth's studies of forestry and agriculture during his high-school years served him well while working on David Wadleigh's farm in Tilton. A skilled marksman, he also loved target shooting with his family.
Seth is survived by his mother, Carla Puffinburger, of Franklin; father, Kevin Miller, of Northfield, Kevin's partner, Vicki Dinkel, of Franklin, and her three children, Kirstie, Shauncie, and Derek; brother, Dane Miller, and sister, Taylor Miller, both of Franklin; grandmother, Barbara Puffinburger, of Northfield; uncle Dane D. Miller and Dane's wife, Linda Feldman Miller, both of Plano, TX, and their two children, Drew and Nicole Feldman; aunts, Melissa Miller, of Soquel, California, and Sara Miller, of Sacramento, CA; as well as countless friends and loved ones.
A public celebration of Seth's life will be held on Friday, August 9th from 6 - 9pm at Mojalaki Country Club, located at 321 Prospect St, Franklin, NH. A private burial will be held at the convenience of his family.
Memorial contributions in Seth's name can be made to Franklin Animal Shelter (www.franklinanimalshelter.com/apps/donations).