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Hill, Wilfred E.

Wilfred Emerson Hill, fondly known by his friends and coworkers as “Sam Hill”, died Monday, August 22, 2011 at the Golden Living Center in Dedham.  He was 79.  Wilfred was born June 28, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts, a son of Edward and Mary U. (Haight) Hill.  He served in the US Airforce during the Korean War.  Wilfred worked as an aircraft mechanic for Capital Airlines, Allegheny Airlines, East Coast Aero tech, and US Airways until his retirement in 1995.  He coached little league baseball, a member of the West Roxbury Lodge AF & AM, and a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Dedham.  He is survived by his wife, Bernice M. (Kelley) Hill; his son, David E. Hill of Freehold, NJ; his two daughters, Shirley A. Perry of Chatham, NY, and Catherine D. McHugh of Derry, NH; his brother, Frederick Hill of Dedham; his sister Lucille Saad of Cotuit; 10 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.  He was the father of the late Steven Hill and the brother of the late Julia Ann Hill.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend his memorial service Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 at 10 AM at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 62 Oakdale Avenue, Dedham followed by burial in Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern MA, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472 or to the Church of the Good Shepherd, 62 Cedar Street, Dedham, MA 02026 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Paul & Patricia Foley
    August 29th, 2011 | 10:52 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love, Trish & Paul.

  2. Mark and Suzanne Williams
    August 29th, 2011 | 3:21 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very sad time. I will remember his little jokes and sense of humor the most, what a very nice , sweet man, who loved his family so openly and happily, he was a great man to know.
    Love, Mark and Suzanne

  3. Jamie Keenan
    August 29th, 2011 | 3:32 pm

    Shirley, I am keeping you and your family in my heart during this sad time and sending special prayers your dad’s way. With sympathy and love, Jamie

  4. Shirley Kelley-Phillips
    September 1st, 2011 | 11:46 am

    For all the Hill family. Just want you all to know you are in my prayers as you go thru this hard time. Willie was so special. He will always be in our hearts. He is at peace. I hope that comfort will come to all of you knowing so many people care. Love, Shirley

  5. Brad and Jan Coolidge
    September 3rd, 2011 | 11:09 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all today, sorry we can’t be there.
    With sincere condolences, Brad and Jan

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