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Donald M. "Don" Hill
March 22, 1947 ~ May 30, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Donald M. “Don” Hill, Jr., 76 of Altoona died Tuesday evening May 30, 2023, at UPMC Altoona.
He was born March 22, 1947, in Upland, PA, a son of the late Donald M., Sr. and Thelma Hill.
Surviving are his fiancée, Catherine M. “Cathy” Hamel; two daughters, Donna Hill, and Kelly Crane both of Philadelphia; three step-daughters, Jennifer Binus, Melissa McCloskey, and Elizabeth Snavely; and several grandchildren.
Don was preceded in death by a sister, Jeanne.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Vietnam War attaining the rank of E2 Airman Apprentice. He was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal with three bronze stars; the National Defense Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal w/ device; and the Navy Unit Commendation Medal.
He enjoyed shooting, hunting, collecting, trains, and r/c cars and boats.
A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations please be made to the St. Vincent de Paul, Food for Families, PO Box 231, Altoona, PA 16603.