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Nora Hile Judy, 96, previously of Dewart, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.
She was born March 17, 1921, in Mazeppa, a daughter of the late Myron J. and Miriam A. Miller. She married Robert E. Hile in 1942, celebrating 48 years of marriage at the time of his death in 1990. In 1994, she married Blair Judy and enjoyed 12 years of marriage until his passing in 2006.

Nora graduated from Lewisburg High School in 1938.
Bob and Nora owned and operated, with Max Hile, the Hile's Grocery Store in Dewart. When the store closed, she and her husband established a real estate and general insurance business. She became, along with her husband a broker in both businesses.
Both were active members of the Susquehanna Valley Board of Realtors, where they had the distinction of being the only husband and wife, at that time, to have held the position of President of the Board.
In addition to being an avid world traveler, she enjoyed flower gardening and water-color painting.
Nora's faith was always very important to her. As a member of the Watsontown Methodist Church, she taught a young people's Sunday school class, sang in the choir, and served on various committees. She was an active member of Gideons International, and also taught Good News Clubs. Later, after her marriage to Blair Judy, she became a member of Bethany United Methodist Church of Milton.

She is survived by four daughters, Priscilla (Ronald L.) Keiser, of Watsontown, Deborah Guthrie, of Lancaster, Cecilia (Will Stone) Hile, of Lancaster, and Robin (Herbert) Ingram, of Lancaster; eight grandchildren, Ronald E. (Lisa) Keiser, of Watsontown, Rodney (Linda) Keiser, of Watsontown, Melinda (Matthew) Swope, of Lancaster, Brent (Shannan) Guthrie, of Lancaster, Cameron Ingram of Lancaster, Connor Ingram, of Raleigh, N.C., Caroline (Joel) Burger, of Princeton, N.J., and Michael (Amy) Stone, of Warwick, R.I.; and she was blessed with 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

A private memorial service will be held at a future time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hope International, 227 Granite Run Drive, Suite 250, Lancaster, PA 17602, or Christ Wesleyan Mission Fund, 363 Stamm Road, Milton, PA 17847.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brooks Funeral Home & Cremation Services PC, 124 Main St., Watsontown.

Visit www.wfbrooksfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 28, 2017
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