[ModLib] Fwd: Joe Hill's Obituary

Graham, Charles charles.graham at dominican.edu
Mon Jun 24 17:49:20 EDT 2013

So sorry to hear.  I am glad to have known him, if only briefly.

Chuck Graham
Mail Services Coordinator
Dominican University of California

On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com> wrote:

> Begin forwarded message:
>  *From: *IRENE DUDLEY <dudleyi at hotmail.com>
>  *Date: *June 24, 2013 2:23:21 PM PDT
> *To: *"modlib-bounces at thuban.owu.edu" <modlib-bounces at thuban.owu.edu>, "
> kamins at modernlib.com" <kamins at modernlib.com>, "tedwards at milibrary.org" <
> tedwards at milibrary.org>, "smiller at milibrary.org" <smiller at milibrary.org>,
> Lydia Dudley <tekampe at hotmail.com>, Michael and Dierdre Dudley <
> dudley at hsnp.com>, Paul Dudley <dudley at bendbroadband.com>, Andrew Dudley <
> tekampe at gmail.com>, Judy D. <judy1055 at yahoo.com>, Anna Bates <
> avalon at bendbroadband.com>
>  *Subject: **Joe Hill's Obituary*
>  Dear Family and Friends,
> It is with a sad heart that I share the news that our dad passed away this
> morning.  Below is a small obituary.  Thank you all so much for your
> prayers and good thoughts.  Love, Julie and Irene
> ***
> Joseph David Hill, resident of San Francisco/Oakland/Hercules, passed at
> the age of 85 on June 24, 2013 from cancer.
> Preceded in death by his first wife Meta Marta (Dittkuhn), married 32
> years, and survived by daughters Irene Dudley and Julie Jorgensen, and
> grandchildren Emily, Hailey, Kate and Davis; he is also survived by his
> second wife Alinea (Bernardino-Artap), married 24 years.
> Born April 19, 1928 in San Francisco.  He had a 38 year career as a
> librarian at the Mechanics Institute Library in San Francisco (where he was
> first offered the job as a teen while playing chess at the library's
> historical 2nd floor chess club.)  After retirement he devoted his time
> scouring flea markets and used book stores to acquire book-by-book what
> became the largest complete collection of the Modern Library series.
> Giants fan, classic literature bibliophile, poker player, chess enthusiast.
> A memorial service will be held this Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
> at Castro Valley First Baptist Church, 18550 Redwood Road (corner of Seven
> Hills), Castro Valley, 510.582.0515.  Cards are most welcome and can be
> sent c/o Castro Valley First Baptist Church.  In lieu of flowers, donations
> may be made to Compassion International www.compassion.com
>  Scot Kamins
> ........................
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