Dorcas Hill, 101, Longtime Clover Hill Church Member

Services will be held Thursday.

Dorcas J. Hill, 101, of Hillsborough, died Nov. 30 at Foothill Acres Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in North Branch on July 9, 1912, daughter of the late William T. and Elizabeth Ten Eyck Jelliffe, and resided most of her life in Hillsborough except for 15 years in New Bloomfield, Pa., from 1982-1997.

A 1930 graduate of Flemington High School, she was an 85-year member of the Clover Hill Reformed Church and was also a member of the Womens Guild there.

A homemaker, her husband, Russell Hill, died in 1975, a son, R. Everett Hill, in 1979 and her daughter-in-law, Myrtle Hill, died in 2011. She was also pre-deceased by two brothers and a sister, John D. Jelliffe, William T. Jelliffe II, and Anna B. Kline.

Surviving are two daughters, Elizabeth Hill Stockman, of Hillsborough, and Martha Smith, of Ickesburg, Pa.; nine grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Clover Hill Reformed Church, 890 Amwell Road, Clover Hill. Interment will be in Clover Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington. Calling hours will be 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Clover Hill Reformed Church, 890 Amwell Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844 or to Faith United Church, PO Box 248 Ickesburg, Pa. 17037.

For further information or to send an online condolence, visit Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home's website


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