HUDSON FALLS- Regina (Skellie) Kill, 86, of Hudson Falls, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 18, 2017, at Indian River Health and Rehab. Center in Granville.
Born on August 30, 1931, in Glens Falls. She was the daughter of the late William and Olive (Hermance) Skellie.
She attended school at Glens Falls High School. She was a graduate of 1949.
Regina married Robert L. Kill on October 12, 1952, whom predeceased her on June 22, 1989.
Regina worked at Hudson Falls High School within the lunch office for several years and worked in Glens Falls Hospital in medical records for thirty years, before her retirement.
She volunteered at Dix Ave School reading to children and enjoyed it dearly.
Regina enjoyed being with her grandchildren, knitting, needle point, doing crossword puzzles and crypto quote.
She was the oldest of 12 children and after the death of their mother, she raised her youngest sister Diane until she went to college. Regina loved to read and when she was younger, she loved to dance and roller skate. Regina enjoyed to travel, to New York City to see shows , and with her Senior Citizens group.
Regina was predeceased by her parents and her husband Robert, her daughter Dorothy Janet Kill in 1988, her sister Dorothy Mosher and her brothers Toby, Ernie, John and Jimmy Skellie.
Regina is survived by her five children, Robert Louis Kill, Jr. and his wife, Willene of Oregon, Tony Leonard Kill of New Mexico, Kevin Michael Kill and his wife, Rebecca of Hudson Falls, Jeffrey Scott Kill and his wife, Mary-Kay of Kingsbury and Bridgette Mary Kill of Hudson Falls; her siblings, William Skellie and his wife, Linda of Glens Falls, Stephen SKellie and his wife, Joan of Florida, Joseph Skellie and his wife, Lynn of South Carolina, Christine Murray of Hudson Falls, Michael Skellie and his wife, Margaret of North Carolina, Diane Skellie and her significant other, Tony of West Virginia; thirteen beloved grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was very close with her niece Cindy Lynn Mosher-Warner and her husband John of Clifton Park.
Friends and family may call on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Carleton Funeral home.
At Regina’s request, a private graveside service will be held at West Glens Falls Cemetery.
Donations may be sent to a literacy – reading program in your area.