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Thomas Hillock

Thomas H. Hillock WOODSTOCK -Thomas H. Hillock, age 69, of Woodstock, died Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie. Born in Joliet, Ill., he attended The University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in Electrical Engineering. He started working at IBM in 1965, and worked at the Kingston and Poughkeepsie sites for 38 years before retiring in 2004. In 1968, he entered the Air Force; he trained in Rantoul, Ill., becoming a staff sergeant based in Okinawa, Japan servicing fighter jets and cargo planes during the Vietnam War. He was passionate about music, was an amateur astronomer and enjoyed fishing and camping. Survivors include his wife, Janet, daughters Kimberly Giordano (Daniel) of Kirkland, Wash. and Amie Hillock (Michael Goulbourne) of Sharon, Mass., and granddaughter Alison Giordano. Several extended family members also survive in Lockport, Ill. A memorial service for Tom will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Overlook United Methodist Church, Rt. 212, Woodstock, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Overlook United Methodist Church. Arrangements made by Lasher Funeral Home, Woodstock, NY.

Published in the Daily Freeman on Apr. 10, 2013
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