Passing of Rachel E. Hile, 96, of Genesee, PA

Rachel E. Hile, 96, of Genesee, PA, died Monday, December 19, 2011, in the Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA.

Born December 14, 1915, at Ford Hill, Coudersport, she was the daughter of Ernest and Ruby Fosmer Burch.  She was married to Harlan G. Hile, who predeceased her in 1996.  She was a member of the Harrison-Ulysses-Genesee Senior Center, the Andrews Settlement—Ellisburg Community Club, and the Wellsville Grange.

Surviving are:  a son, Gary (Mary Spellicy) Hile of Genesee;  a daughter, Diane (Richard) Traver of Dundee, NY;  seven grandchildren;  ten great-grandchildren;  several great-great-grandchildren;  a sister, Phyllis (Robert) Burdick of Coudersport;  and nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by a son, Robert G. Hile;  and a brother, Ralph Burch.

Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA on Friday, December 23, 2011from 12:00 – 2:00 PM, with Funeral Services following at 2:00 PM.  The Rev. Darell D. Harris will officiate.  Burial will be in Andrews Settlement Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Andrews Settlement—Ellisburg Community Club, the Genesee Volunteer Ambulance, Genesee, PA 16923, or the Allegany County SPCA, Wellsville, NY 14895.

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