• Beverly D. Hills
    October 04,2012
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    Beverly D. Hills

    BENSON — Beverly Darrow (Woodman) Hills, 91, died Sept. 29, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Benson.

    She was born in Munnsville, N.Y., March 28, 1921, the daughter of Elva (Darrow) and Howard Woodman.

    She earned her bachelor of science degree from Plattsburgh (N.Y.) Teacher’s College and earned several credits toward a master’s degree.

    She was married to George C. Hills Jr. for 52 years.

    Mrs. Hills was employed as a home economics teacher at Mahopac (N.Y.) Central High School, a girls high school in Parramatta, Australia, Wakefield (Mass.) Junior High School, Nashua (N.H.) High School, Pelham (N.H.) High School and Job Corps in Vergennes.

    She was a member of Eastern Star, an avid knitter, seamstress, and enjoyed cooking and making maple syrup.

    Survivors include two daughters, Melissa Twitchell of Benson and Beverly Koster of Wilton, N.H.; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Braunda Cruickshank; five nieces and nephews, several grandnieces and grandnephews.

    She was predeceased by a son, George Hills III, and a brother, Dr. Berwyn Woodman.

    The celebration of her life will be held at a later date.

    Arrangements are under the direction of the Aldous Funeral Home.
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