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🇺🇸 Harold Hillje, 92 – US Army Veteran

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harold hillje obituary

Harold Hans Hillje, 92, of McKeansburg, passed away Thursday, January 14th, at St. Luke’s Hospital & Health Network, Bethlehem.

Harold was born in Richmond Hill, New York on February 20, 1928, a son of the late Marie Meyer and Hans Hillje.

He was the widower of Dorothy H. (Thoden) Hillje.

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He served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal during the Korean War. He worked as a Carpenter during his lifetime and was a member of the Carpenters Union of New York City. He was a Boy Scout Master in Long Island, NY, and a member of the Steuben Society.

Harold is survived by a daughter, Lee Anne Hillje of Orwigsburg, two sons Kevin, husband of Ellen Hillje, of Florida; Michael Hillje of McKeansburg and a grandson Ryan Hillje.

He was predeceased by sisters Ann Stoudt of Shartlesville and Wilma McEachern of Uniondale, NY.

A Religious Service was held on Saturday, January 23rd at Hamilton – Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg, with Rev. Kenneth T. Melber, Jr. officiating. Interment, with military Honors, followed at Christ Church Cemetery, McKeansburg.

Please offer condolences at www.orwigsburgfuneral.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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