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Edwin Hill

November 7, 1927 ~ September 25, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Edwin Alfred Hill

Age 93 Punta Gorda Florida

Edwin Hill of Punta Gorda Florida passed away Saturday September 25 2021 at Gulf Coast Medical Center Fort Myers Florida.

Edwin was married to Shirley Hill for 62 years and she passed in 2015.

Born in Toms River NJ, he was a lifelong resident until 2016 and was a graduate of Toms River High School.

 

Edwin was employed by Lakehurst Naval Air Station and Pensacola Naval Air Station from 1949 and retiring in 1982.

Edwin also owned Duraclean by Hill Rug and Furniture Cleaning which he sold.

Edwin served in the Navy during WWII. He ran a movie projector for the troops in Washington DC. He started out with the Marines as MP and then was put in the Navy.

 

One of Edwin’s most memorable events was watching the Hindenburg   fly over his home and his father taking him to watch The Hindenburg land and seeing the crash on May 6 1937

This inspired Edwin to become a Aircraft Electrician with both Naval Air stations and he worked on the Blimps/Airships.

Beloved Father to 2 children

A daughter Susan Leigh Sullivan and Dennis J. Sullivan (son in law)

A son Kevin Hill and wife Patricia Hill

Parents were George Hill and Ada Kington Hill

A sister Naomi Clayton Wilbert

A brother who is deceased George Hill Jr.

3 other sisters status unknown Clara Thomas, Sara Staples and a sister Dorothy (Dot)

Grandchildren Evan, Michael, Branden, Darla and Ashley

 

The Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals 145 St. Catherine Blvd. Toms River, NJ 08755 is in charge of the arrangements. A Direct burial will be Monday October 4, 2021 10am at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River, NJ. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com

 

 

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