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Hazel Lillian Hill


Hazel Lillian Hill


Hill, Hazel Lillian, Great Village, Col. Co., passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in the Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro, in her 96th year, with her family at her side.  Born in South Maitland, she was a daughter of the late John and Lillian (Baxter) Robinson. Hazel was a member of St. James United Church Great Village and a member of the U.C.W.  She was a founding member of the Great Village Garden Club and a member of the Cavell Rebekah Lodge No. 72. Hazel considered her family her greatest treasure. In her life she was always willing to take up the cause of anyone in need with anything she could do. Hazel was talented, intelligent and had a keen wit. Her love of music was boundless. For years Hazel contributed a column to the Shore Line Journal. Hazel loved beauty: in nature, arts and creation. Always a lady, Hazel was dressed for each day with her hair done and wearing her beads. Hazel was an excellent cook and enjoyed all types of handiwork. Each day mum counted her blessings. Her faith and trust in God was strong. For a life well lived and lessons well taught we thank you mum. 

She is survived by sons, Carleton MacLean (Thelma) of Sheet Harbour, Robert Hill (Betty) of Great Village, Ferguson Hill (Ter) of Scottsdale, Arizona; daughter Martha Hill of Winnipeg, MB; her treasured grandchildren and great grand-children; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her first husband Daniel MacLean; her second husband Erle Merton Hill; grandchildren Lisa Ann, Andrew; brothers, Wesley, Vincent, Marvin; sisters, Jean, Mary. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

No visitation by family request. Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro from where funeral service will take place on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in Mahon Cemetery, Great Village. Donations in Mum’s memory may be made to the Mahon Cemetery or to a charity of choice. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Mum’s obituary and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Service Date
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Service Time
2:00 pm
Service Location
Mattatall~Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, NS

No visitation by family request

Burial Date
August 9, 2017
Burial Location
Mahon Cemetery, Great Village, NS

Requested Charity
Mahon Cemetery or to a charity of choice