Edith W. Hilpman

Edith W. Hilpman
Edith W. HilpmanContributed Photo

Edith W. Hilpman, 81, of Weston, and Woolwich, Maine, died Feb. 13 in Brunswick, Maine.

Born on July 3, 1929, in Boston, Mass., she was the daughter of Charles J. and Margaret A. Leveroni. She grew up in North Quincy, Mass., summering in Woolwich since 1939. She was a graduate of Boston Academy of Notre Dame and the Faulkner Hospital School of Nursing in Boston.

In 1956, she married John H. Hilpman II, and because of his career with General Electric, they subsequently lived in Caracas, Venezuela; Beirut, Lebanon; Brussels, Belgium, and Athens, Greece, before returning to the U.S. in 1976.

She was predeceased by her husband and a son, John H. "Tito" Hilpman III.

Survivors include her daughters, Elizabeth R. Hilpman and her partner Byron Tucker of New York, N.Y., and Margaret W. "Gretchen," her husband Jonathan A. and grandson Jonathan W. "Jack" Reasoner of Sandy Hook; her brother and sister-in-law, Charles F. and Priscilla S. Leveroni of Falmouth, Maine; a brother in-law and his wife, Paul L. and Carol Hilpman of Kansas City, Mo.; nephews Peter R. and his wife Michelle Leveroni of Bakersfield, Calif., Christopher W. Leveroni of Teton Village, Wyo., Charles H. and his wife Amy Leveroni of Marblehead, Mass.; grand nephews and a grand niece.

A memorial service will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Norfield Grange No. 146, 12 Good Hill Road, Weston, CT 06883, or to the Pine Tree Society (Camp), P.O. Box 518, 149 Front St., Bath, ME 04530.