Shelia C. Hillard, 72, of 61 Marion Ave., Bradford, formerly of 12 Ash Drive, Derrick City, passed away peacefully on Monday (Aug. 20, 2012) at Bradford Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family.
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Born Dec. 19, 1939, in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Asher and Elda Ward Webster. On July 18, 1959, in St. Francis Church, she married Guy E. Hillard Jr., who survives.
She was a 1957 graduate of Bradford High School, then enrolled in the X-ray technician school at Bradford Hospital and worked for two years as a X-ray technician. She then owned and operated the She-She Ceramics shop for 10 years.
Shelia was a secretary for the Marching Band Boosters and the Derrick City Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. She bowled in the Koffee Kup League, was a Girl Scout leader and volunteered with the BRMC Auxiliary.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Judy (Kevin) Fox of Painesville, Ohio; one son, Dan (Sue) Hillard of Bradford; three grandchildren, Ashley (Mark) Jackson, Katlyn Hillard and Meagan Hillard; one sister, Mary Webster of Derrick City; and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no public visitation. Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday in St. Francis Church with the Rev. Stephen Collins, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park, Lafayette.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Derrick City Volunteer Fire Department; or the Bradford Stroke Group, 1223 East Main St., Bradford PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 22 to Aug. 28, 2012