Heart & Stroke Foundation, 633 Colborne Street, Suite 150, London, ON N6B 2V3, St. Paul's Cathedral, 472 Richmond Street, London, ON N6A 3E6, or World Vision, 1 World Drive, Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y4


50 Years


Norman A. Hills

Death Notice

Hills, Norman Alfred - husband of the late Jean (Jane) Ann (Downer) Hills, at his residence in London, Ontario, Thursday, November 6, in his 85th year. Loving father of Margaret Lisbeth "Peggy" Hills of Mississauga, Norman John Hills and his wife Kay of Abu Dhabi, Henry Thomas Hills of Brockville and Emily-Jane (Hills) Orford and her husband, Clive Orford of Nepean. Dear grandfather of Rosanna, Belinda and Olivia McGuire, Lizanne Blair, Thomas and Katherine Hills, Margaret and Henry Orford, and great-grandfather of Clarissa and Natasha Blair. Norman attended elementary and secondary school in Toronto. He was a veteran of the Second World War. Upon his return from duties overseas, Norman attended the University of Toronto where he received the highest marks in Electrical engineering as well as the H.G. Acres medal. He also obtained his Master of Commerce in Business Administration and his Scholar of Theology certification. A member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the American Society for Quality Control, the American Welding Society, the Society of American Value Engineers, the American Society for Zero Defects, the National Model Railroad Association, and the Professional Engineers of Ontario, Norman was well known in engineering circles for his insistence in quality control and environmental concerns. After working for many years at Westinghouse (Hamilton and then London), Norman started N.A. Hills Computing Services Limited. His interests were many: woodworking, photography, model railroading, heritage buildings, genealogy, music, and writing. His memoirs, "EZC - Every Zero Counts", was just completed and off to the publisher at the time of his death. A private family service at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, London, will be followed by cremation and burial. A public memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, World Vision, or St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral (London) would be appreciated and acknowledged.