ALBURGH/BERLIN, Vt. — Jennie Charlotte Hilliker, age 91 years, a longtime resident of Blue Rock Road, Alburgh, went to be with the Lord, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Woodbridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Facility in Berlin.
Born in Fairfax on July 29, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Jennie Mae Braley. She graduated from the former Alburgh High School and on Feb. 24, 1944, was married to Clement Hall Hilliker who predeceased her on Dec. 18, 1993.
Jennie was a lifelong devoted and faithful member of the Alburgh Union Bible Church and the Ladies Aide Society. She was also a member of the Alburgh Grange and Public Library and was a longtime supporter of the Franklin County Humane Society. In earlier years, besides her responsibilities as a wife and mother, she assisted with the operation of the family dairy farm and worked as a cook for several years at the Alburgh Country Club and Shore Acres Inn and Restaurant in North Hero.
Jennie leaves two daughters and their husbands, Carol and Landon Greenwood of Elgin, South Carolina and Laura ‘Butchie’ and Harland Reed of Graniteville; two sons, Arthur Hilliker and his fiancée, Brenda Hawkins, of Norfolk, Va., and Robert Hilliker and his wife, Dorothy, of Alburgh; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Clement, of 49 years, Jennie was predeceased by two sisters, Ethel Blake and Hazel Patno and two brothers, Robert and George Braley.
A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at 11 a.m. from The Union Bible Church, 14 South Main Street, Alburgh Village. Doctor John C. Kehoe, pastor will officiate. Interment will follow at the Hilliker family lot in Riverside Cemetery, Swanton. Friends may call at The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m.
Gifts in Jennie’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Humane Society, 30 Sunset Meadows, Saint Albans 05478. To offer private online condolences please visit: www.kiddermemorialhome.com.