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ALBERT E. HILL

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AGAWAM, Mass., and BREWER – Albert Edwin Hill, 92, died peace-fully April 28, 2009, at a nursing home in Agawam, Mass. He was born in Jersey City, N.J., the son of Frank and Jennie (Lahde) Hill. Albert grew up in Warren and graduated from Warren High School in 1936 and the University of Maine in 1941. He also received a master’s degree from the University of Maine in 1968. Albert served in World War II from 1942 to 1945, and later re-entered the Army and retired in 1965 with the rank of major. He taught school in Solon and Corinna. Albert was also principal of Cherryfield Academy and Buckfield High School. After his retirement from the service he worked for the state of Maine as an employment counselor, retiring in 1977. He was an active member of First Congregational Church of Brewer for many years. Albert was a member of the Masons, Narraguagus Lodge No. 88 of Cherryfield and of Pine Tree Chapter Military Officers Association of America. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Adaline (Folsom) Hill of Agawam, Mass.; and one son, Charles Albert Hill and his wife, Laurie, of Wilbraham, Mass. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Robyn Dahlgren and her husband, Michael, of Bountiful, Utah, James Hill and his wife, Sarah, of Salt Lake City, Christopher Hill and his wife, Michelle, of New Britain, Conn., and Mary and Jennifer Hill both of Boston; seven great-grandchildren, Emily, Esther, William, Rachel, Clara, Lydia and Annabelle; one brother, Edwin and his wife, Mariellyn; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Emery Folsom Hill; a sister, Helen Gammon; and three brothers, Frank, Niilo and Reino Hill. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at First Congregational Church of Brewer with the Rev. Grace Bartlett, pastor, officiating. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the church immediately after the service Saturday. Those who wish to remember Albert in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the memorial fund of First Congregational Church, 35 Church St., Brewer, ME 04412. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.


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