Eileen (Wright) Chiles

April 24, 1931 ~ May 10, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


Eileen Chiles, 92, of Saint Marys, died 9:37 A.M. Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at Vancrest of Saint Marys.

She was born April 24, 1931, in Saint Marys, the daughter of Bernard and Marie (Kuck) Wright.

She married Leo Chiles on May 17, 1947, and he preceded her in death on January 28, 1974.


She is survived by her children: Linda Hall of Saint Marys; Lana Wicker of Saint Marys; Deb Dorman of Celina; Joseph Chiles of Saint Marys; Mark Chiles of Maplewood, Ohio. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sisters, Waneta Journay of New Weston; Eileen Werling of Wapakoneta; Ruth Ann DeWitt of New Gloucester, Maine.


She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her siblings Bud Wright; Marjorie Shelby; her sons-in-law, Ron Wicker, John Hall and Jim Dorman; by her daughter-in-law, Sue Chiles.


Eileen retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Saint Marys after 35 years of service. She was a member of Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ in Saint Marys. She enjoyed watching softball, the Reds, OSU Buckeyes and the Saint Marys Roughriders. She was a member of the Swinging Seniors.


Funeral rites will be held 12:00 noon Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, the Reverend Joel Bucklin and the Reverend Rhonda Hainer, officiants. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery, New Knoxville. 

Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. until the time of services on Tuesday at the funeral home, where memorial gifts may be given to the Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ Organ Fund.

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May 16, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885

Funeral Rites
May 16, 2023

12:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Ohio 703 West Chapel
1605 Celina Rd.
St. Marys, OH 45885


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