Charlotte Atwater Miller, the wife of S. Douglas Miller, (affectionately known as “Dougie”) passed away Tuesday afternoon on October 24th, 2023 peacefully in the comforts of her home surrounded by family.
Charlotte was the type of person to always put herself last and made sure that everyone else had what they needed. She was generous and selfless. She was extremely well known in the tennis community and is in the Hall of Fame at Elizabethtown College, William and Mary, the Lancaster County Tennis Hall of Fame, the Pennsylvania State Hall of Fame along with the Middle States tennis Hall of Fame. She also coached the Penn Manor girl’s tennis team for a number of years and she helped to create the first girls’ soccer team at Penn Manor.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 51 years who took care of her until her last dying breath. She leaves behind 3 children; Heather Atwater Garcia, (wife of Carlos A. Garcia) Justin Howe Miller, (husband of Kaley Miller) and Travis Douglas Miller, (husband of Uly Miller.) She has also left behind two grandchildren; Naomi Garcia and Olivia Garcia (daughters of Heather and Carlos Garcia). She is forever grateful to her loving brother, Pierce Atwater III who often spent every Friday afternoon with her. We know she’s in Heaven playing tennis with her father Howe Atwater. She will be sorely missed.
In lieu of flowers please donate to Alzheimer’s foundation and Hospice of Lancaster PA.