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HILL, ‘Bill’ William Edwin Leonard



Bill passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday March 27th, 2018 at Soldiers Memorial Hospital in his 72nd year after a short but hard fought battle with cancer.

Loving husband of Alma (Gilbert) for 43 years.  Loving father of Karla Kitchen (Jason) of Coldwater and Kevin (Nicole) of Shelburne.  Loving and devoted grandpa to Owen and Alycia Kitchen and Liam Hill.

Predeceased by his parents, Ed and Jean Hill, and his sister Marg.  

Lovingly remembered by his nieces Kelly and Barb and nephew Mark.  Also remembered by Alma’s family, Marj & Len Adams, Molly and Bill Starr and their families.

After many years of running his own business and being on the Political front in the Town of Shelburne, Township of Melancthon and Dufferin County Bill and Alma retired to a small friendly neighbourhood in Washago on Lake Couchiching where Bill had always wanted to live.

Following cremation there will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday April 22nd, 2018 at the Washago Community Centre from 1-5 pm and on Saturday May 12th, 2018 at the Royal Canadian Legion Brach 220 in Shelburne from 1 – 5 pm.

The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Hospital for Sick Children.

Alma and family would like to thank the nurses and doctors of 11 North at Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Dr. Sochaniwskyj and nurses of the 4th floor of Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital, The Bayshore home care nurses and Simcoe Funeral Home.