Dorothy S. Hiller
- BORN: September 17, 1924
- DIED: September 16, 2012
- LOCATION: Middletown, Connecticut
Dorothy S. Hiller, age 87, of Middletown passed away on Sunday morning, September 16, 2012 at the Harrington Court Nursing Home in Colchester. Dorothy was the beloved wife of John S. Hiller. Dorothy was born September 17, 1924 in Hartford and was raised in Southington and Westbrook. She married John in Southington on June 14, 1947. Dorothy and John had been residents of Glastonbury for 28 years before moving permanently to Westbrook in 1983. They have been residents of Middletown for a brief time. Dorothy attended the Rhode Island School of Design and was employed by Northeast Utilities in Berlin for 15 years as a graphic illustrator retiring in 1983. She was an avid reader, was an expert at cross stitch and designed many of her own patterns. She loved to knit, swim, and sail. She always enjoyed being around the water. Dorothy was a member of the First Congregational Church of Westbrook for many years. Besides her husband she leaves her children, Margaret H. Stevens and her husband, Jonathan of Westport, Massachusetts, John F. Hiller, of Glastonbury, and Janet M. Soule and her husband, Herbert of Colchester, her four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She also leaves her brother, William H. Strong of Concord, New Hampshire. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12 noon at the First Congregational Church of Westbrook, 1166 Boston Post Road in Westbrook. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her name to The Memorial Fund, c/o The First Congregational Church of Westbrook, P.O. Box 674 Westbrook, CT 06498. To share a memory of Dorothy or leave a condolence for her family please visit www.rwwfh.com. Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.
Celebration of Life