Obituary Notice: Betty (Burkhouse) Hilliard

Betty (Burkhouse) Hilliard, 78, of Falls Creek died Sunday, April 22, 2018 at her residence.

She was born June 9, 1939 in Hormtown, a daughter of the late Richard and Mildred (Smith) Burkhouse Sr.

She married Harry Hilliard on Sept. 22, 1956 in Brockport. He survives of Falls Creek.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by a daughter, Karen Shaffer of Falls Creek; two grandsons, Eric Hilliard and his wife, Bridgette of DuBois and Aaron Shaffer of Falls Creek and great-grandchildren, Riley and Katlyn Shaffer and Justin and Erica Hilliard.

She is also survived by two sisters, Martha Shaffer and her husband, Wendel of Falls Creek and Hazel Nolf of Brookville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Kester and Ethel Benedek and Gertrude Zimmerman and a brother, Richard Burkhouse Jr.

There will be no public visitation and a private funeral service will be held.  Burial will be in the Smith Cemetery, Hormtown.

Memorials may be placed with the charity of the donor’s choice.

The Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

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