Mary Eleanor Hill

BERNE — Mary Eleanor Hill, who lived abroad in the 1950s and who immensely enjoyed her dogs, died unexpectedly at her Berne home on Monday, April 15, 2019. She was 92.

She was the widow of Joseph Robert Hill, also of Berne. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bouchard of Crescent, New York and sister of the late Margaret Lourdes Wells and the late Madeline Sapone.

She was born in Cohoes, graduated from Waterford High School, and attended Cobleskill College.  She lived in Germany and England during the 1950s and, upon return to the United States, went to work for the telephone company. In the 1980s, she retired and moved to Berne.

More than anything else, she enjoyed her dogs.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Michael Hill, of New York, New York, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at Fredendall Funeral Home at 199 Main St. in Altamont on Friday, April 19, between 5 and 8 p.m. There will be a funeral service Saturday, April 20, at 9:30 a.m. at St. Lucy -St. Bernadette Church at 122 Grand St. in Altamont followed by interment in the Gallupville Rural Cemetery.

 

 

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