Lorraine Swartout Hillmann - March 19, 2013

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COEYMANS Lorraine Swartout Hillmann, 91, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2013.  Lorraine was born and lived most of her life in Coeymans.  She was the daughter of the late Fred and Sarah Swartout.  Lorraine was a graduate and Valedictorian of Coeymans High School class of 1939. 

     Lorraine worked as legal secretary for many years in Albany.  At one time she was a member and very active in the Grace United Methodist Church, Ravena.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother, enjoyed music, reading and was an avid Brooklyn Dodgers fan.

     Survivors include her children, Christopher (Louise) Frances of Loudonville and Kathryn (Rick) Herron of New Baltimore;  4 grandchildren;  and 3 great-grandchildren.  Lorraine was predeceased by her sister Eleanor Swartout.

     A memorial service will be held 11 AM Monday, March 25th at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena.  Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery, Coeymans.  Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service on Monday starting at 10 AM.  Contributions in memory of Lorraine may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 16 Hillcrest Drive, Ravena, NY 12143.