Frances Elizabeth (Burroughs) Hill, 79,
of Ephrata, PA, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
Fran was born on February 6, 1940, and
graduated from Merchantville High School in 1957. She earned her R.N. from
Presbyterian School of Nursing in Philadelphia in 1960. She married Phillip R.
Hill on December 21, 1961. They were married for 43 years until Phil's death in
She retired from nursing in 2002 after
holding positions at Ephrata Hospital and in private practices in New Jersey
Fran geeked theatre. She was a founding
member of the Nuremberg Community Players in northeastern Pennsylvania, an
actress and director for Brecknock Little Theater, and the props mistress for
EPAC for nearly 25 years. She also served on the board of the Ephrata Public
Fran is survived by her daughters,
Jennifer Hill (East Greenville, PA) and Kristen McQuillin (Kamogawa, Japan),
her granddaughter, Helen Kaucher (Ephrata, PA), and her brother, George
Burroughs (Magalia, CA). She was much loved and considered a big sister by
Private interment. Friends received at
Eicher Arts Center from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 18th. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to EPAC (https://www.ephrataperformingartscenter.com/)
and/or the Ephrata Public Library (www.ephratapubliclibrary.org).