Obituary of Dennis Stanley Hill
Dennis was the son of Betty & Sheldon Hill. He was a graduate of South Kortright Central School and went on to attend college at SUNY Delhi. He later joined Gaylord Shaver on the Shaver Farm in the Summer of 1958.
He was an active partner in Shaver-Hill Farm with his two sons where they made their transition from dairy to maple in 2004.
Dennis was well-known in the community and held many leadership positions near and far. He was an active Dairy Farmer for over 40 years and Maple Producer for over 50 years.
He was a member of the Town of Harpersfield Historical Society, a member of Fish & Wildlife Board, a member of Watershed Agricultural Council Board, a Past Board of Director for Leader Evaporator Company, a member of New York Farm Bureau, and a member of the New York State Maple Producers Association.
Dennis was an active member in the grange for over 45 years including Colonel Harper Grange, Pomona Grange, New York State Grange and National Grange. He was also a member of the Delaware County Soil & Water Conservation & New York State Soil & Water Conservation. He was actively involved in the Town of Harpersfield Town Board for over 18 years.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Barbara Morse Hill in 2009.
Dennis is survived by his two sons: Dwayne (Marylee) and David (Gloria): his grandchildren: Deidra, Damian and Ariel(Nick); his companion and friend Dottie Collins Accurso; siblings: Sharon Weigel, Ronnie (Wendy), Shelia (Victor) Haslam, Dean, Diana (Harold) German; several nieces and nephews; and his “Fresh Air son”: Paul (Tina) Murphy.
Calling hours will take place from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 15 Buntline Dr., Stamford. Private burial will take place at the Harpersfield Cemetery, Harpersfield.
In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made to Colonel Harper Grange 1508 C/O Tony Thayer at 3833 County Highway 29, Jefferson, NY 12093.
Please visit www.macarthurfh.com to share a condolence with the Hill family.