Carol Ann Hillard

Nov. 8, 1942 – Feb. 9, 2020

Carol Ann Hillard, 77, Bellwood, died Sunday at Epworth Manor, Tyrone.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late James R. and Elenora E. (Collier) Riley. On July 1, 1961, she married her high school sweetheart, John L. Hillard, at Olivet Baptist Church, Bellwood, and he preceded her in death on Aug. 25, 2018.

Surviving are her two daughters: Pamela Jo (Mark) Yohn of Bellwood and Tracey Ann (Scott) McClellan of Fallentimber; three grandchildren: John Michael and Ashley Marie Yohn, and Meghan Ann McClellan; and her beloved dog, Riley.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Richard “Dick” Riley; and a sister, Joann Gault.

Carol was a 1960 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. She formerly served two years as a crossing guard at Bellwood-Antis Northside School. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellwood, and the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society.

She was an avid Steelers and NASCAR fan and enjoyed gardening and decorating her home for the holidays.

Carol was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother who devoted her life to her family.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood. A funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, Pastor Randy Zitterbart officiating. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.

The family suggests that contributions in Carol’s memory be made to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.