Bruce E. Hill R.Ph.
Frank T Mazur Funeral Home Inc
601 Dundaff St
Dickson City, PA

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Bruce E. Hill, R.Ph., 77, of Scott Twp., on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at Allied Hospice, Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Marion E. Wisneski.

Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Clyde and Grace Owens Hill. He was a graduate of Blakely High School, Keystone College and he received his pharmacy degree from Temple University, Philadelphia. He was the chief pharmacist at the Scranton State Hospital and Gino J. Merli Veterans Center until he retired, and he also worked at the White Haven Hospital. Bruce served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War stationed at the 24th Evac Hospital Long Binh, Vietnam. He also was stationed at Fitzsimmons Hospital, Colorado. He was a member of the Jessup VFW Post 5544.

Bruce served with the Drug and Alcohol Board, coached little league baseball and football, and he was a member of the Grizzly Hunting Club, East Ararat, since 1974.

Surviving are a daughter, Leslie Virbitsky and husband, William, Media, Pa.; a son, Graig Bruce Hill and wife, Daniela, Scott Twp.; grandchildren, Kyle, Brian and Jake Virbitsky, and Brooke and Bria Hill; two sisters, Karen Remick, Blakely; and Alyce MacKinder, Peckville; nieces and nephews.

There will be no public calling hours. Arrangements will be private at the convenience of the family. Interment with military honors will be at St. Michael's Cemetery, Dunmore.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home Inc., Dickson City. To leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website.

Published by Scranton Times on Sep. 22, 2021.
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From Scranton State General Hospital to Northeastern Veterans Center to Gino Merle Veterans Center to retirement, I will always remember Bruce. Very sorry for your loss.
September 24, 2021
Our deepest sympathy. Remembering many good times.
Jim and Diane Shanley
September 23, 2021
Marion, my deepest sympathy to your & your family. As a classmate & friend of Bruce for 63 years, it is a loss to all who knew him. He was a good family man, showed kindness to the sick, had a good sense of humor & was a good friend to all. He will be missed. My thoughts & prayers will be with you & your family for a long time. God bless you.
Cheryl Serniak-Dubas
September 22, 2021
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