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Hilda Mae Lawrence

April 15, 1921 October 12, 2010
Hilda Mae Lawrence
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Obituary for Hilda Mae Lawrence

Hilda Mae Lawrence, age 89, of Milford, MI passed away on October 12, 2010. She was born April 15, 1921 to Fred and Bertha (McCurdy) Richman in Milford. She was a life-long resident of Milford and graduated from Milford High School in 1939. She worked at Capes Ice Cream and as a nurse at Pontiac General Hospital and Bloomfield Hills Nursing home. She was later employed by Numatics and retired in 1991. She was a life-long member of the Milford Presbyterian Church and was also a member of the Oak Grove Cemetery Fund Committee, Friends of Oak Grove. In her retirement she loved to knit and do counted cross stitch making some beautiful works which she shared with her family and friends. She also knitted baby hats for DMC Sinai Hospital to give to newborns and was given an award from the hospital for knitting 5000 baby hats. She loved to travel and was able to take many vacations with her children. Hilda was preceded in death by her brothers, Lewis, Sam, and Fred Richman; her sisters Bertha Belle Kellon, Effie Kowal, and Margaret Richman, and a great grandson, Caleb Hitchcock. She is survived by her four children, Sherry (John) Staricha, Robert (Barbara) Lawrence, Mary (Bill) Hitchcock, and Sally (Larry) Rohdy; one brother, George Richman; grandchildren, Donna (Bart) Charlick, Lisa (Todd) Charlick, Linda (Floyd) Coponen, John Stanley, Fred (Rachel) Hitchcock, Melissa Hitchcock, Heather (Brian) Hughes, and Anne (David) Swerda and 12 great grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held at the Milford Presbyterian Church, 238 N. Main St., Milford, on Monday, October 18, at 11AM, with The Rev. John Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, on Saturday and Sunday 2-8PM.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice.
For further information please phone 248-684-6645.


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