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Cora A. Hillen

  • On September 15, 2018

Cora A. Hillen of Lawrence went home to be with her Lord & Savior on September 14, 2018.

She was born on September 16, 1928 in Lawrence, a daughter of the late George and Elizabeth Luke Davies.  She lived most of her life in Lawrence and attended Faith Chapel.  On May 7, 1956 she married David H. Hillen who passed away in 2004.  She worked at Kaiser Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii and retired from Mayview State Hospital in 1991 after 24 years of service.

She leaves behind a son James (Lisa Marchando) Hillen of Lawrence and daughter Linda (JC) Stevens of Cecil; a sister Margaret (the late Robert) Holden and brother James (the late Jean) Davies; granddaughters Kayla Marie Hillen and Kelsey Lynn Stevens and great grandchildren Vanessa and Kaylee Hillen, Isabela Perez, and Bryson Wesley Hillen. Deceased are siblings, Loretta (the late Gino), Charles (Ellen) Davies, Viola (Alfred) Kaikaka, Donald Davies, George Robert (Ruth) Davies; Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She is also preceded in death by her beloved son David Lee and grandsons David Michael and Jaymes Wesley.

She loved reading her Bible and attending church.  She enjoyed feeding the many birds in her yard.  She was proud to be a life member of “The Fellowship of Christians and Jews.”

Our family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Hospice Nurse Jenna Quinones of Allegheny Health Network for providing Cora with outstanding care, compassion and friendship throughout her illness.  Chaplain Jim Ailes for his inspirational music and sharing the love of God with Cora. Also Lou Sklinchar for his dedicated care and companionship through Twin Oaks Home Care and Malti who volunteered countless hours to visit with Cora.

Family and friends are welcome Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 2-8 pm at Cremation & Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317, 724-260-5546.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 11 am with Pastor Jim O’Brien.  Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Chapel; 9 Lawrence St., Lawrence, PA 15055.

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

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Vivian Collier
My heart is saddened. Bless you Thiss. I will never forget you and your bringing me to the Lord and Faith Chapel. Love, Vivian
Dana Dinsmore
Linda: your Mom is at peace with Jesus. Her suffering is over. Your family remain in my prayers. Love from Dana Dinsmore (formerly Bobbi Connolly/Zickefoose)
Colleen Roell
Heaven just got a little Brighter, Death leaves a heartache nothing can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. My prayers are with you now, God Bless
Dona Weber
Linda, my heart goes out to you and your family. What a great Mom you had and so many people loved her. I am sure your mom treasured the loving daughter that took such great care of her during her last year. A mom's love never leaves us, it will now live in your heart forever.