Gerald B. Hill

Nov 01, 2018
Gerald Hill

Warren — Gerald B. Hill, 89,passed away Oct. 31, 2018, at Sussman House in Rockport, with his family surrounding him. Gerald was born Sept.14, 1929, in St. Stephens, Canada, to Norman W. Hill and Geneva (Scott) Hill.

Gerald was a proud member of the Army from 1947 to 1953 and served in the Korean War, where he was trained for his telephone company career. After his discharge, he worked for New England Telephone for 35 years. Upon retirement, he took up downhill skiing and golf. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting with his family members and especially enjoyed his time bird-hunting with his dog, Pam. Gerald was a quiet, kind, patient man who loved his family and celebrated his 65th wedding anniversary with them this summer.

For many years he and his wife enjoyed camping and spent the last 30 years as snowbirds going to Florida every winter to their southern home.

Gerald was a member of the St. George Masonic Lodge 16 for more than 65 years and was also a member of the Anah Shriners in Bangor.

Gerald was predeceased by his parents and brothers Ralph G. Hill and Ronald W. Hill. His brother Norman W. Hill passed away the day after he did.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Freda (Howard) Hill, of Warren; daughters Linda Kreider and husband Mark of Old Orchard Beach and Nancy Anderson and husband Mark of Warren; grandchildren Courtney Mains and husband Jimmy of Hollis, Brooke Behrens and husband Jerel of Westbrook, Travis Anderson and wife Shelby of Warren and Justin Anderson and partner Jacob McHugh of Warren; along with five much-loved great- grandchildren; his sisters-in-law, and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be Friday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hall's of Waldoboro, 949 Main St., with a Masonic Service at 6:30 p.m. A memorial service with Army honors will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Second Congregational Church, 252 Main St., Warren, at 3 p.m., with a reception immediately following the service at the church. The Rev. Matthew McDonald will officiate

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Gerald’s name to Pen Bay Waldo Healthcare Foundation, 22 White St., Rockland, ME 04841, and designate contributions are to be made to The Sussman House.

Condolences may be shared at hallfuneralhomes.com.

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