Frances Hill

Frances A. Hill (Cerqua)

Wednesday, April 12th, 1933 - Friday, April 23rd, 2021
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SAN ANGELO, TEXAS Frances A. Hill, 88, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, went home to be with the Lord on Friday April 23, 2021. Born in Waterford, NY, Frances was the daughter of the late Pasquale and Maria Fusco Cerqua. She graduated from Waterford High School.

She worked for the New York Telephone Co. after her graduation and later while living in Washington, D.C., she worked for GEICO. .She married her high school sweetheart, Edwin Hill, 67 years ago. Together with their daughter Paula Ann they lived in and traveled to many places with the US Air Force. She lived in Okinawa, Japan for 5 years and Zweibrucken, Germany for 3 years. She also visited such places as Rome, Venice, Paris, London, Hawaii and Tokyo. She eventually settled in San Angelo with Edwin, Paula and her granddaughter, Poppy Marie where she has lived for the past 54 years. She was a longtime member of the Newtimers Club in San Angelo.

She is survived by her husband Edwin, her daughter Paula, her son in law Lee all of San Angelo and her brother Patrick Cerqua of California. Many nieces and nephews and dear friends also survive. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her sisters Theresa Rosamilia and Ann Cerqua, her brother William Cerqua and her granddaughter Poppy Nobbs.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at noon at Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterford.

Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday 10 am – noon, prior to the funeral service.

As per pandemic regulations masks are required, social distancing and occupancy limitations observed.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    133 Broad Street (Rte. 32)
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 12:00pm
    Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
    133 Broad Street
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Donald Bourgeois
  • Interment

    Saint Mary's Cemetery
    Middletown Road
    WATERFORD, NY 12188
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Ken and Susan Baker

Posted at 02:47pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Posted at 02:35pm
Uncle Edwin, Paula and Lee,
We will forever hold fond memories of our sweet Aunt Frances. Her thoughtfulness and generosity reached to every generation in our family. We will miss her dearly, but our hearts will smile at the thought of her. Our thoughts, prayers and warm wishes are with you.
With much love,
Teri Ann and Nick

Linda Meadows Ortegon

Posted at 09:45am
With loving memories of "Frances Hill", Linda Meadows 3638 Old Post Circle, San Angelo, Texas 76904
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Jillian H

Posted at 08:07am
I’m very sorry for your loss. Grief can be so hard especially the first year but what a treasure your memories are. Hold on to your memories share them, accept support from family and friends and don’t be afraid to ask fir help. I love this passage at Revelation 21:4 it brings me so much comfort and I hope it does you as well. With my deepest sympathy fir the family.

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