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Jeannette V. Miracle

SALISBURY – Jeannette Veronica Miracle, age 88, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011 at Atria Assisted Living in Salisbury. Born in Brentwood, she was the daughter of the late John and Magdelyn Ivey Ehrmantraut.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Herbert Benson Miracle. Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Barbara Jean Hart and two grandsons, Derek and Braden Hart. 

She is survived by a brother William Ehrmantraut and his wife Barbara of Easton and numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Evelyn Ehrmantraut, Genevieve Miracle and Kathryn Miracle. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilfred and John Ehrmantraut.

Mrs. Miracle was a graduate of the University of District of Columbia, and worked for many years as an administrator with the National Institute of Health in Bethesda. 

She was a member of St. Mary Star of the Sea and Holy Savior Catholic Church in Ocean City, Irish American Club, and served as a Eucharistic minister.

A mass of Christian burial will be held 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, at Holy Savior Catholic Church, 17th and Philadelphia Ave in Ocean City. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Stansilao Esposito will officiate. 

Interment will be Wednesday, March 9, at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Silver Spring. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011 Washington DC 20090-6011.

Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.