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Pearl N. Hill

February 10, 1922 — March 31, 2019

Pearl N. Hill                      

COUDERSPORT, Pa.---Pearl N. Hill, 97, of Coudersport, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away with her loving daughter by her side on Sunday, March 31, 2019, in UPMC Cole Long Term Care Unit, Coudersport.

Pearl was born on Friday, February 10, 1922, a daughter of Sim and Lina Mae Goosbey Norman.  She was the widow of the late John Hill.

Pearl was employed by former FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover as superintendent of his personal residence household staff.  Prior to retiring, she was a seamstress for the Quarter Master of the Federal Government where she made the space suit for Neil Armstrong.

She was an avid fan of the Philadelphia Phillies baseball team.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Ernestine “Tina” (Joe) Avery of Shinglehouse.

Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery in Philadelphia.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Pearl’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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