first_imgPOTTERSVILLE, NY — Bette L. Hillard, 94, of Olmstedville Road, passed away peacefully, Sunday, May 27, 2018 at her home following a brief illness.Born September 29, 1923 in Wilmington, MA, she was the daughter of the late William and Lillian (Willey) Lawyer.She graduated from Richford High School in Vermont in 1942.Bette worked for the Nickerbocker Agency in Albany as an employment counselor for 15 years.Besides spending time with her family, she enjoyed going to the track, cruises, and reading. She was a proud, active, and sober member of AA since 1974.Besides her parents, she is predeceased by her beloved husband of 27 years, Lt. Col. William J. Hillard.She is survived by her son, Robert Pratt and his wife, Sandra of Westfield, MA; grandchildren, James Pratt, William Pratt and his wife, Natalie, and Sheila Hart and her husband, Jonathan; as well as nine great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.Friends may call on Bette’s family from 1 to 2, pm, Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the Alexander Funeral Home, 3809 Main St., Warrensburg.A memorial service to celebrate her life will immediately follow the visitation at 2 pm, at the funeral home.Burial will be conducted at the convenience of her family in Gerald B.H. Solomon, Saratoga National Cemetery.Please visit for online guest book, condolences, and directions.Bette Hillard(NOTE: The above obituary is from Alexander Funeral Home.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedOBITUARY: Elizabeth M. (Nolan) McNabb, 94In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Janet (Colucci) O’Connor, 86In “Obituaries”OBITUARY: Verda J. Murray, 90In “Obituaries”last_img

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