Dorothy E. Hillmann - February 17, 2009


  SELKIRK – Dorothy E. Hillmann, 85, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at St. Peter’s Hospice Inn surrounded by her loving family.  Dorothy was a communicant of St. Thomas Church, Delmar.  She was a loving wife, a homemaker and a devoted Mom.

     For many years Dorothy and her late husband John worked the Delmar and Albany Farmers Market.

     Dorothy was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, John H. Hillmann, Sr.  Survivors include her daughter, Mary Lou (Steve) Wahl of Selkirk;  sons, David (Mary) of Altamont, Daniel of Tenn. and John Jr. (Debbie) of Selkirk;  sister Alice Mattice of Selkirk;  11 grandchildren;  12 great-grandchildren;  1 great-great-granddaughter;  and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Dorothy was predeceased by her brothers, John and Francis Riley and Robert and Lester Byrnes and sister Olive Motzer.

     Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Saturday, February 21st starting at 10 AM.  Immediately following the calling hour at 11 AM her funeral service will be conducted.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont.  Contributions in memory of Dorothy may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.