Constance D. Hill
January 27, 1938 - January 24, 2021
Mrs. Constance D. Hill, age 82, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021.
A native Delawarean, Mrs. Hill was born in Wilmington on January 27, 1938, daughter of the late Leroy E. Davis and Bertha E. “Betty” Sutton Davis. She was a talented homemaker throughout her life and also worked many happy years as a cook for The Recovery Center of Delaware (RCD) in Delaware City, and Maryville Addiction Treatment Center in Williamstown, NJ. Mrs. Hill poured her love into the wonderful meals she prepared for all the residents and staff up until her retirement in 2003.
She devoted her life to caring for her family, delighting especially in the company of her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mrs. Hill was well known for her phenomenal cooking and baking skills outside of her career. She was always sought after for family celebrations and any other events she could grace with her culinary skills. Mrs. Hill also devoted her lifetime to animal welfare efforts, taking in many strays along the way.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by the father of her children, William H. Hill; siblings, Ronald J. Migliavacca and Barbara L. Greenwell; son, Kevin J. Hill; and granddaughter, Megan A. Bly. Mrs. Hill is survived by her children, Deborah J. Howard (Bill Ford) of Milton; Victoria L. Bly of Hudson Falls, NY, William M. Hill (Elvira) of Naples, FL and Valerie J. Gibbons (Bill) of New Castle; grandchildren, Melanie J. Howard, Jason Bly (Amy), Alison Hill, Eric Hill, Meredith Hill, Shawn Gibbons, Sara Gibbons and Amanda Meyers; and great grandchildren, Tyaire, Jordan, Evan, Ayla, Hayden, and Mariah.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, followed by a funeral service at 11 am. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Port Penn Road, Port Penn, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Hill’s memory to the Brandywine SPCA, 600 South Street, New Castle, DE 19720.
The family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the nurses and staff of Shipley Manor, especially Akia, Michael and Teresa. Your love, kindness and care have never once gone unrecognized. We thank you.