Kristine M. Hillard

Kristine Marie "Mimi" Hillard, 71, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, of Southbridge, MA, formerly of Bradford, PA, New Gloucester ME, Grasonville MD, Gasport, NY, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday November 19, 2020 at her residence, surrounded by her family.

Born February 22, 1949 in Olean, she was a daughter of the late Maynard Ellwood and Alice Mae (VanDyke) Kelley.

Kristine was a 1967 graduate of Bradford Area High School, then attended one year at the Lancaster School of The Bible, and later graduated from the International School of Beauty in 1969.

On August 16, 1969 in West Branch Evangelical United Brethren Church, she married Keith L. Hillard Sr. who survives.

Kristine worked alongside her husband for nearly 40 years as Village Missionaries and then District Representative for the Eastern US with Village Missions.

Surviving in addition to her husband Rev. Keith Hillard Sr. of 51 years is one daughter, Kelley Marie (Timothy) Kirschner, of Breezewood, PA, one son, Keith Lee (Robyn) Hillard Jr., of Southbridge MA, eight grandchildren, T.J. (Valerie) Kirschner, Kortney (Mace) Wilder, Kassey (Sam) Mowan, Mikayla Hillard, Kara Kirschner, Ethan Hillard, Titus Kirschner and Addison Hillard, two sisters, Kathy (Keith) Stickler, of Swannanoa NC and Cindy (Tom) Defibaugh of Bradford and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Friday November 27, 2020 from 2-4pm & 6-8pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. 33 South Ave, Bradford, and again on Saturday from 10am to 11am where funeral services will be held at 11:00am with Rev. G. Edward Hillard, and Rev. Timothy Kirschner, co-officiating. Committal services and burial will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery.

This funeral service will be streamed online for friends to view on Saturday November 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM. To view this service, go to www.hollenbeckcahill.com. select the live stream funerals tab, here you will find the video.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to Village Missions, PO Box 197, Dallas, OR 97338-0197.

Funeral arraignments are under the direction of Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

So sorry for the loss of your spouse. She was a sweet lady from what I remember from high school. Prayers for you and your family.
— Linda Miller Wible

For The Entire Hillard Family.My Sincerest Sympathy in the passing of one loved so very much. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers . May God Bless you with His love and comfort you all at this sad time . Kris was certainly a very special loving lady and will be so missed by many. And is for sure at Peace with our Lord Jesus Christ . Such a very Sweet Lady and was my wonderful neighbor for many years in Gasport.
— Linda Rosenthal Gasport New York

We have been blessed for many years with Kristine and Keith as we have been with Village Missions and have met at the conferences and later as they served as our representatives. Heaven’s gain is our loss. Condolences to Keith and the family.
— Duane and Joan Waite

I was so sorry to hear of Kris’s passing. She was so sweet and thoughtful and we are all going to miss her quiet strength. Rest in peace Kris.
— Jim Alt

Aunt Kris is forever a bright light in our hearts and will be missed by so many. I am so very sorry for her loss - we are all better from knowing and loving her.
— Heather Hillard

We are so very sorry for your loss, but also rejoice with you in the knowledge that Kris is rejoicing in Heaven with no pain or sorrow. May you know the Lord’s everlasting love and comfort during this time.
— Donna Garber

I am so very sorry to hear of Kris passing....had no idea this scourge of a disease still had her in its grips...she was a lady, always a smile, quiet, compassionate, ....my sincere sympathy and prayers to Jeuth and family
— Betty Marks

Condolences

  • So sorry for the loss of your spouse. She was a sweet lady from what I remember from high school. Prayers for you and your family.

    — Linda Miller Wible
  • For The Entire Hillard Family.My Sincerest Sympathy in the passing of one loved so very much. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers . May God Bless you with His love and comfort you all at this sad time . Kris was certainly a very special loving lady and will be so missed by many. And is for sure at Peace with our Lord Jesus Christ . Such a very Sweet Lady and was my wonderful neighbor for many years in Gasport.

    — Linda Rosenthal Gasport New York
  • We have been blessed for many years with Kristine and Keith as we have been with Village Missions and have met at the conferences and later as they served as our representatives. Heaven’s gain is our loss. Condolences to Keith and the family.

    — Duane and Joan Waite
  • I was so sorry to hear of Kris’s passing. She was so sweet and thoughtful and we are all going to miss her quiet strength. Rest in peace Kris.

    — Jim Alt
  • Aunt Kris is forever a bright light in our hearts and will be missed by so many. I am so very sorry for her loss - we are all better from knowing and loving her.

    — Heather Hillard