HILL, Muriel - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Muriel Hill, suddenly but peacefully at home on August 30th in her 90th year. Predeceased by her best friend and beloved husband, Stan Hill (Nov 6, 2017). Survived by her daughter Lesley (Dave) Mounteer and her son Alastair (Nicole) Hill. Cherished Grandma to Megan Mounteer and Jenna and Griffin Hill.
Muriel was a life long teacher. She began her teaching career in Glasgow, Scotland then worked as a lecturer at Sir George Williams University in Montreal after emigrating to Canada. She had a long and successful career in London with the Public School Board from 1966 to 1989 which spanned teaching English in high schools, being a Guidance Counselor and finally was the first female Vice Principal in the high school system. She worked at many London schools including Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Westminster, Central, Saunders, Clarke Road and Sir Frederick Banting. After retiring she continued to serve as a volunteer on provincial government committees, Partners in Research and the Retired Teachers of Ontario (RTO). Her love of reading and the English language continued and she belonged to several book clubs and was a voracious reader.
A Remembrance Reception will be held on Sunday September 22nd from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond. Cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Western University in memory of Muriel Hill can be made to the J. Stanley and Muriel Hill Scholarship Fund in the School of Kinesiology at Western University; attention Anthony Newton, Western University, Westminster Hall, Suite 110, 1151 Richmond St. London, ON N6A 3K7 (cheques payable to Western University), by calling 519-661-4200 or online at www.westernconnect.ca/hill or The Heart & Stroke Foundation, PO Box 460, Stn K, Toronto, ON M4P 2G9 or online at www.heartandstroke.ca
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