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Frances E. Hill

Frances E. Hill

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 2005.

She retired from nursing in 2002 after holding positions at Ephrata Hospital and in private practices in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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 Library.

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 many.

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).

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So very sad to hear the passing of Fran! She was truly a special woman & I will truly miss her at Maple Farm! My thoughts & prayers are with her family at this very sad & difficult time!! God Bless
~ Patti J. Activity Assistant
I am so sorry to learn of Fran’s passing. She was my neighbor for many years & a dear friend to my parents over the years. My memories of living on State St & visiting Mom & Dad there later include talking & spending time with Fran. What a wise, caring woman she was. She will be missed but remembered fondly always .
~ Marti Epler

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