Theodore Hill

Obituary of Theodore C. Hill

Hill, Theodore C.


Troy – Theodore C. Hill. 78, of Troy passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.

Born in Troy on December 30, 1940, he was the son of the late Theodore Karl and Rose Ann Brehm Hill.


Ted was a bartender at Germania Hall for several years as well as working for Rensselaer County as a security guard and for the Dept. of Aging driving and assisting seniors with different errands and activities.


He was a former member of the Troy Elks and an avid bowler, bowling at the Latham Bowl in the Semi Classic and Monday Night Classic and at Hi-Way Recreation and at one time bowling a 299 game.  Ted was a diehard Red Sox’s Fan.


Ted was the beloved husband to the late Mary Ellen Bourke Hill who passed on February 7, 2018. Ted and Mary Ellen where married on September 15, 1973 at Our Lady of Victory Church in Troy.


He was the father of Theodore C. (Shannon) Hill, III of Brunswick, Matthew T. (Kate) Hill of North Greenbush and Kristen M. (Jason) Driscoll of Latham; brother of Carole Anne (Kenneth) Shippee of Cohoes; three cherished grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.


A Liturgy of Christian Death and Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, September 7that St. Joseph’s Church, corner of Jackson and 3rdStreets, Troy at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may also call at the Riverview Funeral Home, 218 2ndAvenue (corner of 104thStreet), Troy, on Friday, September 6 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Interment in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Troy, will be at the convenience of the family.


The family would like to thank the staff at Van Rensselaer Manor, particularly those on A-2, that gave such wonderful and loving care to Ted during his time there.


In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorial; contributions in Ted’s name to either the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Ln, Latham, NY 12110 or St. Joseph’s Church, 416 3rdSt., Troy, NY 12180.


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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 6, 2019
Riverview Funeral Home
218 2nd Avenue
Troy, New York, United States
(518) 235-5610

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, September 7, 2019
St. Joseph's, Troy
416 Third Street
Troy, New York, United States
(518) 274-6720
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