October 20, 1929 — February 16, 2019
JOHNSBURG — Thomas L. Kill, 89, formerly of Oven Mountain Road, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019 at Haynes House of Hope in Granville, following a long illness.
Born Oct. 20, 1929 in Hudson Falls, he was the son of the late Clyde and Lillian (DeVoe) Kill.
He graduated from Hudson Falls High School, class of 1948, and shortly after married Eunice Crandall on Jan. 29, 1949.
He enlisted in the Army National Guard and proudly served his country for 20 years and was honorably discharged as a sergeant.
He was a dedicated employee at Sandy Hill Iron and Brass for 45 years, retiring as a purchasing agent in 1992.
His family meant everything to him. In his free time, he could be found spending time with his children, grandchildren and many foster children. Tom loved to travel, hunt, fish, camping, whittling, woodworking and attending local craft shows. He was an excellent carpenter and hand-built his two homes with the help of family and friends.
Besides his parents, he is predeceased by an infant sister, Catherine; and siblings, Robert Kill, Clyde Kill and Sharon Kelleher.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years, Eunice Kill of Johnsburg; his children, Kathy Roberts and her fiancé, John, of British Colombia, Connie Fuller of Johnsburg, Karen Kill and her wife, Tammy Taylor, of Hudson Falls, Judy Stahl and her husband, Pat, of Maine, Linda Combs of Queensbury, Paul Kill and his wife, Elaine, of Rhode Island, Larry Kill and his wife, Elisabeth, of New Hampshire, Terri-Lynn Newell-Kill and her husband, Kip, of North Carolina, Pam Richichi and her companion, Don, of Queensbury, Josette Kill and her husband, Stacey, of Johnsburg and Travis Sharp and his fiancé, Renee, of Ticonderoga; his brother, Gene Kill of Hudson Falls; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call on Tom’s family from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Alexander Funeral Home, 3809 Main St., Warrensburg.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at St. James RC Church, Main Street, North Creek.
Rite of Committal will be conducted in the spring in Bates Cemetery, Johnsburg.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org.
Please visit www.alexanderfh.net for online guest book, condolences and directions.