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Frieda M. Hilner

Feb 24, 2009

Frieda M. Hilner, 95, of Hughesville, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at her home.

Born May 11, 1913, in Muncy Creek Township, she was a daughter of the late John B. and Alta B. Foust Michael. Her husband of over 25 years, Joseph W. Hilner, preceded her in death on July 6, 1961.

Frieda was a graduate of the Muncy High School Class of 1932. She was a former member of the Moreland Baptist Church for many years and currently a member of the Hughesville Baptist Church. Frieda was a former member of the Hughesville Senior Citizen’s and enjoyed latch hooks and working in the school building at the Lycoming County Fair.

Surviving are two sons, Eldon M. (Shirley) Hilner of Florida and Ivan W. (Christie) Hilner of Williamsport; a daughter, Cheryl H. (John) LaClair of Virginia; a sister, Edith M. Michael of Williamsport; six grandchildren, David, Stacey, Joseph, Heather, Kelly and Kurt; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Frieda was preceded in death by two brothers, Richard D. Michael and Leon “Mike” Michael.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with the Rev. Thomas M. Brokaw officiating. Burial will follow in Twin Hills Memorial Park. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.