Hilda L. Phair
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Hilda L. Phair
She was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on Oct. 18, 1943, the daughter of Charles Wellington Potter and the former Bessie Colgan.
Hilda grew up in Hemmingford, Quebec, with her parents and siblings. In her later teen years, Hilda attended NACS in Ellenburg where she graduated. Hilda worked at the Bettie Apple Orchard in Hemmingford, Chazy Apple Orchard, raised four boys on the family farm, and provided private health assistance for the elderly. Some of Hilda's favorite pass times include volunteering at the Mooers Food Pantry, various jobs at the Mooers Wesleyan Church which included acting director of the Sunday school program, bowling, and attending the Mooers Camp Association. Hilda loved attending the Havelock Fair every year.
Survivors include her sons, David Phair from Denton, Mont., Bobby and Sarah Phair, Raymond and Shannon Phair, and Brian Phair, all from Mooers, grandchildren include Cheyenne Phair from Denton, Mont., Sabrina Phair, Alyssa Heath, Josh Rabideau, and Kaidence Heath from Mooers. Her brother, Edwin and Anita Potter from Hemmingford, Quebec; her sisters-in-law, Joyce Phair from Mooers, Betty and Dale Gebo from Plattsburgh, and Debbie Potter from Hemmingford; brother-in-law Roger Wilfore from Chazy, N.Y. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and her beloved church family.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Ester Wilfore, and brother, Eldon Potter.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Mooers Wesleyan Church, with Pastor John Gillette presiding. Burial will be in the Riverside Cemetery in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Hilda L. Phair may be made to the Mooers Wesleyan Church, the Mooers Vol Fire Dept, or the Mooers Food Pantry.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers, 236-4747. To offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Hilda please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com
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