Joan M. (Lewis) Hill, 76, of Kutztown and formerly of Maxatawny Township and Longwood, Fla., died May 8, 2013, in Phoebe Nursing Home, Allentown, where she was a patient for four days. She was the widow of Clifford R. Hill, who died on May 21, 2008.
Born in Kingston, she was a daughter of the late Robert J. and Lois M. (Morgan) Lewis. Mrs. Hill was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Kutztown. She was a graduate of Kingston High School. She attended Kutztown University. From 1956 until 2008, she, along with her late husband, Clifford, owned and operated what is now Clifford Hill Sanitation Service Inc., Kutztown. The company continues to operate under the leadership of their son, Clifford B. Hill, and daughter Darlene B. (Hill) Qualio.
She is survived by daughters, Carolyn J. (Hill) Farrell, Emmaus, and Darlene B. (Hill), wife of Mark S. Qualio, Fleetwood; son, Clifford B., husband of Doris L. (Zook) Hill, Kutztown; sister, Roberta (Lewis), wife of Joseph Sinnott, Chandler, Ariz.; five grandchildren, Cristy L. (Hill) Ramos, Trisha M. Qualio, Colin J. Farrell, Erin M. Farrell and Matthew S. Qualio; two step grandchildren, Brooke L. (Zook), wife of Robert Guddat, and Heidi J. (Zook), wife of Noah Ashbaugh; three great-grandchildren, Haven A. Ramos, Robbie I. and Mya G. Guddat.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Ludwick Funeral Homes Inc., 333 Greenwich St., Kutztown, with the Rev. Susan F. Fox officiating. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Kutztown. Friends may call Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until services.
The family requests contributions be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 201 E. Main St., Kutztown, PA 19530.
Online condolences may be recorded at www.ludwickfh.com.
Ludwick Funeral Homes
333 Greenwich Street
Kutztown, PA 19530 0292
Published in Times Leader on May 9, 2013