Northwich & Winsford Guardian The funeral was held on 9th January 2009 for the late Lilian Hill née Maddison, who died 25th December 2008 aged 80 years. Lilian was born in Beamish, Co. Durham to John & Dorothy Maddison, the eldest of two children having had a younger sister. She was brought up in Mickley-on-Tyne, Northumberland where she also attended school. She married Sam Hill on 12th January 1946 at Mickley-on-Tyne Parish Church settling in Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne before moving to Sandiway in 1954. She worked at Marton School, Whitegate doing clerical/secretarial work then North West Water up until retirement. Her interests included gardening, knitting and dancing. Lilian is survived by her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. The funeral service held at Sandiway Parish Church, conducted by Rev Martin Cox, was followed by committal at Walton Lea Crematorium. Family flowers and donations for Alzheimers Research were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.