Name: Benjamin E. "Ben" Hill Jr. Age: 55
Address: Penn Run, PA formerly of Blairsville
Died: Saturday, August 24, 2013 at as the result of a boating accident at Yellow Creek State Park, , PA
Born: September 23, 1957 Buffalo, NY
Father: Benjamin E. Hill Sr.
Mother: Joyce McBurney Barger
Work, Clubs & Organizations: Ben was a graduate of Blairsville High School in 1976. He was a member of the UMWA and BASS. He was an avid fisherman and boater having fished in many tournaments over the years. He also enjoyed hunting, hiking and biking. He was currently employed by XTO Energy.
Wife - of 31 years Alexis "Lexi" Swasy Hill, Penn Run, PA
Son - Benjamin E. Hill III, Penn Run, PA
Mother - Joyce McBurney Barger and Husband Myron, Blairsville, PA
Father - Benjamin E. Hill Sr., Hostetter, PA
Sister - Cheryl Groves, Blairsville, PA
Sister - Bobbie Lynn McBurney-Johnson and Husband Robert, Curwensville, PA
Mother-in-law - Maribel Swasy, Blairsville, PA
several uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews
Preceded in death by
Grand Father - Pete Cecconi
Grand Mother - Lena (Manarelli) Cecconi
Step-Father - Robert McBurney
James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., Blairsville, PA on Monday, August 26, 2013 from 7- 9pm and also on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9
Funeral: Wednesday August 28, 2013 at 11:00 am. in the Funeral Home. Rev. Brett Dinger will officiate.
Memorials: Wesley Spectrum Services (Autism), 5499 William Flynn Hwy., Gibsonia, PA 15044