July 28th, 2021
Philomena M. Hillson, 84, of Upper Chichester passed away on Tuesday, July 27th at her home. She was born and raised in Ischia, Italy. She immigrated to the United States at the age of 18, coming to the country on the final voyage of the famed Andrea Doria. Philomena enjoyed going to the casino and taking walks. She also loved to cook, making Sunday pasta dinners for her family. What she enjoyed most, however, was spending time with family.
She was predeceased by her parents, Giovanni & Angela Iacono; sister, Angelina Messina; brother, Vincent Iacono. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, John Hillson, Sr.; Children, John Hillson, Jr. (Maria) and Angela Lamplugh (George); grandchildren, Alexa, Alana, Gabriella, Anthony, and Juliana.
Her funeral service will be held on Friday, July 30th at 11am at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, PA. Friends and family are invited to her viewing from 10-11am. Burial will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery.