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Marian Madge (Coonts) Hill, age 83, of Hancock, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at the Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.
Born Nov. 18, 1933, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late M. French and Madge V. (Davis) Coonts. She was the wife of Jack O. Hill Jr., for 60 years, whom she married on Nov. 18, 1956, in Cumberland.
She was a 1951 graduate of Bruce High School, Westernport, where she was the valedictorian of her class. In 1955 she graduated from Frostburg State Teachers College with a bachelors degree in education.
She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hancock.
She was employed as a teacher in the Allegany County, Baltimore County, Frederick County, and Washington County schools.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Charmane M. Hill and Anna V. Hill-Dobbins, both of Hagerstown; two grandchildren, Jonathan Dobbins and Elizabeth Rau and her husband, Steve; three great-granddaughters; four step-grandchildren; and a brother-in-law, Richard Miller of Pittsburgh, Pa.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Jack O. Hill III; one son-in-law, Mitchell Dobbins; and two sisters, Thelma M. Green of Lonaconing, and Eleanor C. Miller of Pittsburgh.
The family will receive friends at the Grove Funeral Home, 141 West Main Street, Hancock, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. with the Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. officiating.
Burial will follow in the St. Thomas Episcopal Cemetery.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.
Published on July 16, 2017
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