HILLS, John Reed
John Reed Hills, beloved husband of Nancy (Hardy) Hills of South Windsor, died Sunday (November 18, 2012) at Hartford Hospital. Born in Hartford he had lived in South Windsor for 47 years. He was a sales man for Nutmeg International Truck Company in Hartford up until his death. He was a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Church, South Windsor and enjoyed watching the UConn football and basketball teams. In addition to his wife of 49 years, Nancy he leaves two children, Christopher Hills and his wife, Alyssa and Jennifer Papetti and her husband, Robert; a brother, Terrance Hills and his wife, Pauline and their children, Charles and Kristen Hills; three adored grandchildren, Ava and Owen Hills and Andrew Papetti and his canine companion, Cody.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 80 Hayes Road, South Windsor. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the Helen & Harry Gray Cancer Center, 80 Seymour St., Hartford, CT 06102. Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, South Windsor has care of arrangements.
Published in The Hartford Courant on November 20, 2012