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Beatrice Mary Champagne Hill

North Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 92)
Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 62719041 · View Source
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Beatrice Mary (Champagne) Hill, 92, of Village East, Mohawk Trail, North Adams, died Monday, December 6, 2010 at Sweetbrook Health Care Center in Williamstown.

She was born in North Adams on December 21, 1917, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Bouchard Champagne. She attended schools in North Adams including the former St. Joseph's School.

She was employed at Sprague Electric Company in North Adams for forty-three years until her retirement in 1978. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in North Adams. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #996 in North Adams, the Sprague Quarter Century Club, and the Sprague Retirees Club.

Her husband, Kenneth Whitney Hill, died June 30, 1986. They were married on October 28, 1939.

She is survived by two daughters, Beverly DeSanty and her husband Ernest of North Adams and Linda Hill of North Adams; six grandchildren, Kenneth W. Shade, Lynn Marie Green, David Shade, Dennis Shade, Michael DeSanty, and Mark DeSanty; sixteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchild; nieces; nephews; grand-nieces; and grand-nephews. She is predeceased by one sister and two brothers, Irene Boucher, Leo Champagne, Francis Champagne, and George Champagne; and one grandson, Ernest Michael DeSanty.

Funeral Services will take place on Friday, December 10, 2010 at 10:15 a.m. at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, CENTRAL CHAPELS, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Elizabeth's Church, North Adams.
Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery, Williamstown.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on December 7, 2010.




  • Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62719041
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Beatrice Mary Champagne Hill (21 Dec 1917–6 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719041, citing Eastlawn Cemetery, Williamstown, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Ryan D. Curtis (contributor 46858513) .