Dorothy Jane Hill, 81

Dorothy Jane Hill, 81, of 3825 Hollow Rd,, New Castle (Castlewood) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 17, 2012.  Born August 23, 1930 in Ellwood City she was the daughter of the late Charles and Nellie Jenkins. She is survived by her husband Ralph Hill to whom she had been married for 62 years.

Dorothy was a lifelong member of the First Christian Church in Ellwood City, a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Ellwood City Chapter # 212, and a past member of the Shenango Area School Board.  She loved to work with young people and was a Girl Scout leader and member of the boosters for football and track. She also loved to work outside and spend time with her family, and her dog Noah.

Survivors include three children: Jim (Cindy) Hill, Byron (Theresa) Hill and Patty (Chuck) Hutchison; 4 grandchildren: Keri Lynn Hill, Matthew (Kari Ann) Hill, Barbie (Mark) Maxwell, and Jon (Rachel) Hutchison; 10 great grandchildren: Lacey Hart, Garrett, Randalyn, Nathaniel, and Maverick Hill;  Adam, Maria, and Gabriel Bryant; Ian and Abby Hutchison; a sister, Goldie Trimble; a brother Thomas (Joyce)Jenkins and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday from 3-8 P.M. at MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME – 200 Fountain Ave. Ellwood City,

with a funeral service immediately following calling hours by minister, Tom O’Brien,

Burial will be at the Harmony Baptist Cemetery.

An Eastern Star Memorial service will be held at the funeral home at 6:00 P.M.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church in Ellwood City or Canine Companions for Independence, 4989 State Rt. 37 East, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

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