Obituary of George K. Hills Jr.
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our father, George K. Hills Jr. He was born on April 2, 1940 to the late George K. Hills, Sr. and Winifred Hills. He was predeceased by his wife Phyllis Hills who passed in 2020. He belonged to the Hardware City Lakers car club and the Lords in in the 1950’s. He began his meat cutting career at the age of 16, working at First National, Finest, Meat Town and Foodmart. He was a proud graduate of Porter and Chester Institute in 1990. He continued his career working for the City Of New Britain retiring in 2015.
He was a member of the Elks, American Legion Post 113 Old Saybrook, and the Ancient order of Hiberians, which he was the Man of the Year in 2005. He enjoyed cruising, camping and vacationing at Hampton Beach with his family. He spent many summers at their family home in Saybrook Manor.
He is survived by his daughter Shari and her husband Peter Garrison, his son George III and his wife Lynn Hills and his son Sean and his wife Becky Hills. He cherished his grandsons Matthew and his girlfriend Alyssandra, Kevin, Peter, Brian and his girlfriend Lindsey and Zachary. Also survived by his sister-in-law Joyce and her husband David Trull.
He was predeceased by his sister Winifred Ciezynski and brother Martin Hills. He also leaves several nephews and nieces. He leaves his special lifelong friends The Stepensky’s, Brochu’s, Gordon’s and Bobby.
Family and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday (April 19, 2023) at 11:00 AM at Divine Providence Parish (St. Joseph’s Church) 195 So. Main St. New Britain. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. Visitation will be Tuesday (Apr. 18) from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Farrell Funeral Home 110 Franklin Sq. New Britain.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The American Cancer society of the Alzheimer’s Association.