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Bridgie Reilly Hill

November 16, 2006

Bridgie Reilly Hill
1911-2006
A funeral Mass for Bridgie Reilly Hill, 95, Lawrence, was Saturday, Nov. 11, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Mrs. Hill died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Aug. 28, 1911, in Emmett, the daughter of W.E. and Catherine Noonan-Reilly. She graduated from Emmett High School.
Mrs. Hill worked for Hercules Powder at the Sunflower Ammunition Plant for several years and worked as a secretary in the chancellor's office at Kansas University for 18 years. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lawrence and the Daughters of Isabella for more than 40 years. She also belonged to the Lawrence Hospital Auxiliary.
She married James G. Hill on Sept. 4, 1937, in Emmett. He died earlier.
Survivors include a son, Jimmy Hill, Ottawa; a daughter, Mary Kay Craig, Lawrence; a daughter-in-law, Cynthia Whitaker-Hill, Oklahoma City; a sister, Elizabeth McFerren, Austin, Texas; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Her parents died earlier; a son, Stephen Richard Hill, died earlier; four sisters, Mary Glynn, Catherine Dougherty, Nikie Glynn and Eileen Holligan, died earlier; and two brothers, Willie and Frank Reilly, died earlier.
The family suggests memorials to Daughters of Isabella, sent in care of the chapel, P.O. Box 1516, Lawrence 66044.
Lawrence Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

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