Freta C. Hill, 80


Freta C. Hill, age 80, of Ocean View, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006. She was born in Montrose, W.Va., daughter of the late Omer and Mary Flanagan. Hill was a retired clerk for the Social Security Administration in Baltimore, Md.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Hill, in 2004; her son, Ercel Brent Flanagan; three brothers, George “Brent” Blaisdell, Omer Trenton Flanagan Jr. and Cortias Lee Flanagan; five sisters, Ilah Joseph, Elna Shimp, Edith Lovelace, Juanita Horne and Helen Strahin.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Joanne Wagner of Ocean View, Del., and Ruthie Bonta of Virginia; a son, Walter Hill of Maryland; six grandchildren, Misty D. Bryant of Delaware, Ashley Hill of Maryland, Zack Hill of Maryland, Victoria Hill of Maryland, and Mikey Bosche of Virginia and Jennifer Bonta of Virginia; a sister Cora Orlando of Kearneysville, W.Va.; two great-grandchildren, Britani Wagner of Delaware and Codi Bryant of Delaware.

A memorial service was scheduled for Friday, Oct. 13, at the Ocean View chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Rd., Ocean View. Interment was to be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Millville U.M. Church, Millville, DE 19970, or Delaware Hospice/Southern Division, 20167 Office Circle, Georgetown, DE 19947.