Louise H. Hill, 89, of Warren, PA., died Thursday, May 26, 2022, at the Rouse Home, Youngsville, PA.
She was born in Cheefoo (now Yantai) China, on December 18, 1932, to Nadejda Gurskaya and Elbert Clyde Howard. She spent her early childhood in the Philippine Islands. During World War II, she and her family were interned for 3 years by the Japanese in Santo Tomas Internment (Concentration) Camp in Manila.
She graduated from Dundalk High School in Baltimore, MD, in 1951, and from Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, in 1955. That same year she married William M. Hill, Jr., and moved to Warren. During her time in Warren, she was active in many civic organizations and volunteered for many charities and schools.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Hill. (Mark Schaefer) of Cleveland, OH., William M. Hill, III of New York City, N.Y., Amy Morrison (Ted), Barbara Hill (Mike Hawley) all of Warren, PA., her grandchildren, Megan Morrison of Tampa, FL., Henry Morrison (Katlyn) of New South Wales, N.Y., Great Granddaughters, Avery Grinnen, Harper Morrison, Sister-in-law, Jane Hill McDevitt (James) of Davis, CA., several nieces, and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William M. Hill, Jr, on March 7, 2021, her brother, Alexander, and her Sister-in-law, Carmella.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA., on Friday, May 27, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. A Trisagion Service will be conducted at 7:00 P.M.
A funeral service will be conducted at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Mt. Vernon Place, Jamestown, N.Y. on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Father Soterios Rousakis, Presiding Priest, officiating. The funeral service will be live-streamed by logging into St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, Jamestown, New York Facebook page. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery, Warren, PA.
Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the MacArthur Memorial and Museum, 198 Bank Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; Project Hope, P.O. Box 5029, Hagerstown, MD 21741; Doctors Without Borders, 40 Rector St., 16th Floor, New York, N.Y., 10006; Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA., 16365 or a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com