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Cindy Judd Hill

  • On March 2, 2019
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Cindy Judd Hill, born Dorothy Irene Judd age 92, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2019.

Born on March 5, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Elizabeth Irene Strensky and Vernon Claire Judd.

She was the beloved wife of the late John Albert Hill and Frank S. Youngk; loving mother of John Lancing Hill, Cherie Irene (James W. Lanagan) Hill, Albert Judson (Kathryn Viglietta) Hill, Jonathan Jay (Rhonda Hall) Hill; grandmother of Heidi Lynn (Joe) Morino, Timothy Judson (Brianna Spittle) Hill, Jackson Alexander Hill,   And Savanna Lynn Hill.

She is preceded in death by her siblings Myrtle and Raymond “Bud.”

Cindy had a passion for music, dance and performing. She was a music teacher at Chartiers Valley School District.  In 1966, she prevailed in a landmark decision to institute maternity leave for teachers in Pennsylvania.  This put her on a path to becoming an ardent  founding member of the South Hills N.O.W.  She then campaigned for ERA in Chicago.  She retired from teaching and struck up a new career in the performing arts, winning a title of Miss Senior America at the age of 76.  After being widowed in 1999. And then she married again later in life.

A gathering will be planned.  Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317, 724-260-5546.  For information on the gathering please contact Irene at clayinthehead@yahoo.com.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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10 Comments

Tom and Judy Thompson
  • Mar 3 2019
To Cindy's family, Gams will always be remembered as a talented, colorful part of the wonderful tapestry of Thornburg. Our sympathy, Judy and Tom Thompson
George Day
  • Mar 3 2019
Sorry to read of the passing of Cindy Hill. A Thornburg neighbor for many years. With sympathy to all of the family.
Beverly day opferman
  • Mar 3 2019
So sorry to hear of the passing of mrs hill. She was a big part of our thornburg family and the highlight of many Memorial Day parades.
Lori McCarthy
  • Mar 4 2019
My sincere sympathy to all of the Hill family. My late husband’s (Kevin) family was next door neighbors with Cindy for many years . May she Rest In Peace ...
Larry and Lorie Judd
  • Mar 4 2019
Larry and I are sending our love and condolences to the family. I was sorry to have never met Cindy. She sent us the funnest wedding present of all- her life story. She lived an amazing, adventure filled life. You are all blessed to have had her in your lives.
Susan Stephens
  • Mar 4 2019
Sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I remember meeting her and seeing the two of you dance. Even though she lived to such an age, it’s still hard as our lives change and adjust to her not there. May you be comforted in your sorrow and may your sorrow be lightened by warm memories.
Doris Steppe
  • Mar 4 2019
Cindy and I had many wonderful adventures together. She was a wonderful friend and an amazing activist. Paul and I miss her and Steve very much. Our love and sympathy to all Cindy's family.
Bob Gianni
  • Mar 4 2019
My sincere condolences to Cindy’s children and their families.
Phyllis-Lynne Leithauser
  • Mar 5 2019
I was so sorry to learn of Cindy's passing . I admired her tenacity and devotion to those things in which she believed. She was a unique lady. My condolences to her family.
Silvia Brennan
  • Mar 17 2019
I met Cindy when we were both members of the RMC Independents. Cindy was a very talented performer and an amazing woman. She will be fondly remembered. Silvia Brennan
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