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Arthur Ernest Hilliker

Male 1932 - 2006  (73 years)


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  • Name Arthur Ernest Hilliker 
    Born 9 Jun 1932  Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jun 2006  Ponte Vedra Beach, St Johns, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34824  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Frank Lamont Hilliker,   b. 22 Sep 1888, Sandy Creek, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1952, Pulaski, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Florence Lydia Grant,   b. 2 Feb 1896, Redfield Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1987, Oswego, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 29 Jun 1921  West Frankfort, Herkimer County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F12924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors June Verone Cates 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Brian Arthur Hilliker
    Married: 1x2. Scott James Hilliker
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F21799  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Gail P. Plaster 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15238  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ARTHUR E. HILLIKER
      Watertown Daily Times (NY) - June 7, 2006Browse Issues
      Arthur E. Hilliker, 73, Pulaski and Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., died Saturday at his home in Florida.

      Mr. Hilliker owned Eastern Signal Co., which supplied traffic-control systems to municipalities and other customers throughout New York state.

      Born June 9, 1932, in Pulaski, son of Frank L. and Florence Grant Hilliker, he attended area schools, where he excelled in several sports, of which his favorite was football.

      He served in the Navy during the Korean War aboard the USS Wasp VF173. He was a Shellback and a Bluenose and kept in contact with shipmates by attending alumni reunions.

      After college, he was employed by Crouse-Hinds, acquiring 14 patents for his work in the traffic signal division. He established Eastern Signal in 1972.

      Mr. Hilliker was a charter member of Pulaski Lions Club, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion and an honorary member of Ringgold Fire Department. He served for several years as Little League president at Pulaski, supported various sports programs and contributed in many ways.

      He was town of Richland supervisor for 17 years and served on the advisory board of Key Bank, Watertown.

      He had been married to the former Gail Plaster for 27 years. After retiring, the couple spent winters in Ponte Vedra Beach.

      A previous marriage ended in divorce.

      Surviving besides his wife are two sons and their wives, Brian and Sharon, Pulaski, and Scott and Allison, Owego; a stepdaughter and her husband, Debra and John Hamilton, Cleveland, S.C.; a stepson, John R. Victor, Jacksonville, Fla.; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Charles, Lake Oswego, Ore., Stanley and Carnell, Sandy Pond, and Henry L. "Monty" and Melva, Pulaski; a sister and her husband, Lillian and Robert Wheeler, Parkersburg, W.Va.; five granddaughters, a stepgrandson and many nieces and nephews.

      A stepson, Edward Michael Victor Jr., a sister, Elizabeth Scharoun, and two brothers, Carl and Kenneth, died before him.

      The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Foster-Hax Funeral Home with the Rev. Elizabeth Mowry officiating. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
      Class of 1950 PACS



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