Alice Jean Hillis, 77, of Harmony Twp., NJ, passed away peacefully at home with her loving family by her side on October 6, 2021.
Born on April 12, 1944, in Sayre, Pa, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Marjorie Jackson Burgess.
Her greatest accomplishment was her family, with whom she loved spending time. She especially cherished time with her grandchildren, Chloe, Noah, Jacob, Avery, and Elizabeth. Alice was well known for her kindness to others, her green thumb, and her love of the outdoors. She also enjoyed writing poems, arts & crafts, crocheting, and maintaining a beautifully decorated home.
She was the author of three children's books which were inspired by her children and grandchildren.
Alice is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, William H. Hillis, of Harmony Twp., NJ, and her beloved children; Kristina Fattorusso and her husband Vincent of Pen Argyl, Pa., Michael Hillis and Jennifer of Bangor, Pa., and Jason Hillis and his wife Amanda of Moore Twp., Pa. Additionally, she is survived by her siblings, Donald Burgess, Kay Johnson and David Burgess, all of Wyalusing, Pa.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at The Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman St., Phillipsburg, NJ, followed by a Memorial Service at 3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Alice may be made to the Joseph H. Firth Youth Center, 108 Fleming Dr., Phillipsburg, NJ 08865. Finegan