CASE, Elnora G. (Hills)
Elnora G. (Hills) Case, 97, a resident of Simsbury for most of her life, died Thursday morning, (February 9, 2012) at the McLean Home in Simsbury. She was born in Hudson, New Hampshire a daughter of the late Harland and Gladys (Snow) Hills and was a graduate of Simsbury High School. Elnora and her late husband Vernon W. Case, Sr. co-owned and operated for many years the former Case Flower Shop of Simsbury. She was a member of the Simsbury D.A.R., Simsbury Grange, Simsbury Garden Club. Elnora was also an active member of the First Congregational Church of Simsbury and its former Haystack Club. She was nominated in 1988 as one of Simsbury's Hometown Hero's as well as an avid UCONN Women's Basketball fan. She leaves a loving son, Vernon W. "Vern" Case, Jr. and his wife Judy of West Suffield; a brother, Almond Case and his wife Freenie of York, ME; two granddaughters, Deborah Brigada and her husband John of Broad Brook, and Darcy Walsh and her husband Tom of East Granby; four great-grandchildren, Vincent and Nicolas Brigada and Jordan and Aidan Walsh; as well as several nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Calvin Case and her sister May Russell. Elnora's family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to the staff and doctors at the McLean Home for the dedicated and loving care that was provided during her illness.
A private graveside service will be held at Simsbury Cemetery and there will be no calling hours. Contributions in her memory may be directed to the Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge, P.O. Box 314, West Simsbury, CT 06092. Arrangements are by the Hayes-Huling & Carmon Funeral Home of Granby.