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Blackbear 10-26-2004 07:13 PM

Harry (Jiggy) Hill passes
Harry A. Hill

Harry A. "Jiggie" Hill, 77, of Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn, died Saturday, October 23, 2004, in Buffalo General Hospital.

He was born on the Six Nation Reservation, Ontario, October 27, 1926, the son of Andrew T. "Big Train" and Alicia "Ally" [Johnson] Hill. Mr. Hill was an ironworker with Ironworkers Local #9, for over 50 years before retiring in 1992. He was a Mohawk Singer and a volunteer fireman in Oshweken, President of the Indian Defense League for 25 years, and one of the founding members of the 7 Clan Group. Mr. Hill had played lacrosse with the Tuscarora Team and hockey for Ken Currie Motors, in the Alumni League. He was an avid hunter, gardener, where he submitted his vegetables to the Indian Village at the New York State Fair.

Mr. Hill is survived by his wife of 35 years Beverly [Rickard] Hill , four sons Andrew C. and Alec D. Hill both of the Tuscarora Nation, Harry R. (Barbara) Hill and Arnold "Curt" (Arlene) Hill both of Oshweken, ONT, five daughters Marilyn (James) Isaacs of Onondaga, NY, Tracy Rickard of the Tuscarora Nation, Audrey (Rodd) Hill, Diane (Morley) Hill both of Oshweken, ONT and Rhea Skye of Cornwall, ONT, one sister Ruth Isaac of Oshweken, ONT, 21 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was the father of the late Allen Duane Hill and brother of the late Harvey "Stanley" Powless, Chester Bomberry and Elva [Anderson] Levins.

Friends may call at the family home 2030 Upper Mountain Road, Sanborn, any time TODAY, where funeral services will be held Tuesday at 11:00 AM. Interment in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lewiston, NY.

beading_4_ndnz 10-28-2004 03:22 PM

Thats pretty sad........
I didnt know you were iroquois Balckbear!
my son kevin is out in six nations right now with his grand folks jackie and evelyn bomberry
you might of heard of them too!
they take care of the Champion of Champions Pow Wow
they are getting up in their years too
my son kev in Cree-Iroquois!
handsome dude..........
he trying out for a part in a movie right now!
he's Onondaga Clear Sky, Deer Clan
he's got a personal web site here at pow wows
sad to hear of the elders passing, no matter what nation!
we just lost Roddy Sunchild too here at home.......

Blackbear 10-29-2004 12:38 AM

I'm Tuscarora. Jiggy did my grandmother's condolence when she passed last year. I've heard of Jackie and Evelyn but don't believe i have met them personally.

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