Grace M (Goguen) Van Hillo

August 2, 1947 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 73)


Fitchburg- Grace M. (Goguen) Van Hillo, 73 of Fitchburg died Sunday July 11, 2021 in The Highlands.

Grace was born August 2, 1947 in Fitchburg daughter of Placide and Susie (Shetrawski) Goguen.

She graduated from Fitchburg High School, class of 1965.She was a member of St. Camillus Church, a member of ARC of Fitchburg and volunteered with Troop 823, Boys Scouts of America.

Grace retired several years ago from the Institute of Professional Practice, Fitchburg. Previously she had worked for Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services, caring for adults and children, had been a manager for Gasoline Merchants at their Fitchburg station, worked for Jamka Stitching and had worked for Arrow Shirt Co in Leominster. 

She leaves her son Johannes G. Van Hillo III of Fitchburg.

Funeral services under the direction of Stephen Moorcroft will be held on Thursday, July 15th with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00am in St Bernard Parish at St Camillus Church, 333 Mechanic St. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery Fitchburg, Calling hours will be held Thursday morning from 9 until 10:30am in the Lavery, Chartrand, Alario Funeral Home, 99 Summer St. Fitchburg.

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July 15, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Lavery Chartrand Alario Funeral Home
99 Summer Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

Funeral Mass
July 15, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Bernard Parish @ St. Camillus DE Lellis Church
333 Mechanic St.
Fitchburg, MA 01420

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