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Gilbert Sealy Hill Print E-mail

Nov. 15, 1924-July 22, 2013

Gilbert Sealy Hill passed away at the Wisconsin Veterans Home on Monday, July 22, 2013.  He was born in Neenah, WI on November 15, 1924. His parents were the Rev. Gilbert and Lina (Sealy) Hill.

Gilbert attended Menasha Schools until 1940 when his parents moved to Boston, MA. There he graduated from Jamaca Plain High School and went on to graduate from Harvard University in 1948. Gilbert served in the US Army Artillery and fought in the South Pacific during WWII. He retired to Pine River from Western Electric Company. Gilbert’s parents and brother Joseph preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife: Ruth “Bettie” Falvey Hill;  three children: Christopher (fiancée, Maureen), Batavia, IL; Elizabeth Hill, New York; Gilbert (Susan) Hill, Pine River; six grandchildren: Katherine (Kevin) Hill Dutton, Chicago; Graham Hill, Denver, CO; Teresa Ciaccio and Lisa Ciaccio, New York; Andrew Hill, Pine River; and Eric Hill, DePere.  He is further survived by his sister-in-law: Barbara Hill, two nephews and one niece.

The funeral service was held on Monday, July 29 at 1 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 415 S. Main St. Waupaca.  The visitation was on Monday at the church from 12 p.m. until the time of the service.  Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Neenah.

Memorials can be sent to the Menasha Historical Society or the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.

 The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.


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