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Gouverneur, NY, 13642
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Obituaries

Garnet A. Hills

Dan McClelland

Garnet A. Hills, 86, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 5th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at the Gouverneur American Legion. Arrangements are with the Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur.
Garnet was born in DeKalb on June 5, 1931, the son of Albert and Vivian Lucus Hills.
He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War and worked at Groveton Paper Mill for nearly 20 years before working for the Town of Gouverneur, retiring as town superintendent in 1992.
Garnet married Mary K. Casey on June 10, 1961 at the Gouverneur United Methodist Church with Rev. Stanley E. Brown officiating.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping, especially at Westcott Beach, but most of all, enjoyed spending time with family.
Garnet is survived by his wife of 56 years Mary, his 2 daughters Janet E. and Carl Rivers Jr. of Calcium, Sharon A. Liscum of Gouverneur, his son Brian Hills of Gouverneur, 6 grandchildren, 6 great grandsons, several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, a brother William Hills, a sister Marjorie Morse, and a son-in-law Kurt Liscum.
Memorial donations in Garnet's memory may be made to Cerebral Palsy of the North Country, NNY Community Foundation, 120 Washington Street, Suite 400, Watertown, NY 13601.