Harold Hans Hillje, 92, of Mckeansburg, passed away Thursday, January 14th, at St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network, Bethlehem.
Harold was born in Richmond Hill, New York on February 20, 1928, a son of the late Marie Meyer and Hans Hillje. He was the widower of Dorothy H. (Thoden) Hillje.
He served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal during the Korean War. He worked as a Carpenter during his lifetime and was a member of the Carpenters Union of New York City. He was a Boy scout Master in Long Island, NY, and a member of the Steuben Society.
Harold is survived by a daughter, Lee Anne Hillje of Orwigsburg, two sons Kevin, husband of Ellen Hillje, of Florida; Michael Hillje of McKeansburg and a grandson Ryan Hillje.
He was predeceased by sisters Ann Stoudt of Shartlesville and Wilma McEachern of Uniondale, NY.
A Religious Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 23rd at Hamilton - Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg, with Rev. Kenneth T. Melber, Jr. officiating. Visitation from 9:30 until service at 11:00 AM. Interment, with military Honors, will follow at Christ Church Cemetery, McKeansburg. Guests are asked to follow CDC guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. Please offer condolences at www.orwigsburgfuneral.com
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