Mildred Edith (Works) Hill, 94, of Stony Creek peacefully passed away August 9, 2023. “Edie” was born February 8, 1929 in New Sharon, Maine to Mildred L. (Neal) and John R. Works.
She is predeceased by her husband John F. Hill, who passed in 2002, and five brothers, James, Leon, Milton “Bud”, John and Melvin Works, all of Maine.
Edith is survived by her three children, Shirley (Wayne) Collins of Westbrook, Janet (Michael) Demers of New Hampshire and John Hill (Timothy Young) of New York and four grandchildren, Jeffrey, Matthew and Timothy Collins all of Connecticut and Tiffany (Demers) Dutton of Colorado and 6 great-grandchildren. She is survived by her sister Marion “Etta” Suits of Florida and a sister-in-law, Louise Works of Maine.
Edie led an active life, even into her later years. She enjoyed cross-country skiing, birding, traveling, reading and was a talented seamstress and crafter. For many years, she was an active member of the Stony Creek Congregational Church.
A private service will be held at a later date.
For those wishing to make a memorial contribution, please consider the following organizations: Save The Sound, SaveTheSound.org, 900 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510, the Stony Creek Museum, StonyCreekMuseum.org, P.O. Box 3047, Stony Creek, CT 06405 or the Connecticut Audubon Society, www.CTAudubon.org 314 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824