James F. Hill, 77 of Millwood, died on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at his home.
He was born August 12, 1944 in Bradenville, the son of the late James S. and Dorothy (Starry) Hill.
Prior to retirement James worked at Latrobe Steel. He was a US Army Veteran having served during the Vietnam War. James loved fishing, Derry Trojan Football, all Penn State Sports, golfing with his brother, and watching his grandsons play football.
Besides his parents, James is preceded in death by his wife Dianne S. (Skander) Hill in 2015, one daughter Leyna R. Shaffer, one sister Sandy Rowan, and two brothers Denny and Ronnie Hill.
James is survived by one daughter Jamie L. Styfco and husband Scott of Berkeley Springs, WV; two brothers Thomas and Gary Hill both of Latrobe; three sisters Becky Hill of Latrobe, Cheryl Miller and husband Russ of IN, and Robin Pence and husband Duane of AZ; two grandchildren Casey and Cody Shaffer; one son-in-law Douglas Shaffer of Calumet and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Family will receive friends for James’s Life Celebration 4:30-6:30PM Friday April 8, 2022 at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331
The Latrobe-Derry Honor Guard will conduct Military Honors in the funeral home at 6:15PM in the funeral home
Funeral service will follow at 6:30 PM in the funeral home with Rev. Salvatore R. Lamendola as officiant.
Inurnment will be at later date in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Derry.
In lieu of flowers memorial contribution may be made to family to offset funeral costs. Donation may be set to the funeral home.
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