November 10, 1924 - August 1, 2013
Louise Hillard, 88, formerly of Hilliards, Pa., passed away Thursday evening at the Butler Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Born in Venango Twp, Butler Co., on November 10, 1924 she was the daughter of the late William and Miriam Ferguson Cupples. She was a graduate of the former Eau Claire High School where she was 1st in her class. She married the late Donald C. "Joe" Hillard on May 5th, 1949, who passed away on January 21, 2001. She was attending the East Unity Methodist Church. A proud home maker and a devoted house wife, Louise enjoyed canning and baking bread for her family. She was always active in the church, whether being a pre-school teacher at the Eau Claire Presbyterian Church for many years or being a member of the Bible Study Group. Louise was an avid reader who enjoyed sewing as well as being masterfully skilled in embroidery. Surviving are three children: One daughter: Mona Lee Fleeger of Saxonburg, Pa. Two sons: Alan (Pauline) Hillard of Rangely, Co. and Brian (Gaylene) Hillard of Emlenton, Pa. One sister: Margaret Hillard of Grove City, Pa. Nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren as well as a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband. Louise was preceded in death by Two sisters: Jean Sellers and Wanda Bigley and one brother: Bob Cupples. Friends will be received at the H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home (201 S. Washington St.) Eau Claire, Pa., from 2-4PM & 6-8PM Sunday (8/4/2013). Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday(8/5/2013) at 10AM. Dr. Paul Schaefer of the East Unity Methodist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Eau Claire Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials in Louise's honor to either the VNA Inpatient Hospice Care of Butler, Pa 16001, or the Parker Personal Care Home, Parker, Pa 16049.
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