Obituary: Jean Louise Hill

Hill, who spent her remaining years in Florida, has a daughter currently residing in Haddonfield.

Jean Louise Hill (nee Pennick), late of Englewood, Fla. and Haddon Township, died on Nov. 5 at the age of 83.

She was the beloved wife of 61 years and high school sweetheart of William, devoted mother of Deborah (Joseph) Miller of Wilmington, Del., Cynthia (Michael Schlitt) Hill of Haddonfield, and William II (Linda) Hill of Media, Pa., loving grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of two as well as the dear sister of Dorothy “Dot” Gibble.

Jean was born in Drexel Hill, Pa. She graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1955 and earned her bachelor’s degree in 1959 from Penn State. Jean enjoyed a 25-year teaching career with the Upper Darby School District where she was a beloved teacher and colleague.  After retirement, Jean spent her winters in Florida, playing golf, bridge and entertaining friends. She continued with her love of teaching by tutoring grade school children there as well

Jean spent her summers in Cape May where she enjoyed painting and was an avid reader.  She remained a loyal fan of Penn State Football and Philadelphia sports teams her entire life.  Jean was an active member of both First Presbyterian Church of Cape May and Englewood Methodist Church. Jean will be dearly missed by her many friends, family and acquaintances across the county.

Services will be private.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Jean may be made to www.Thon.org.