James J. H. Hill, 2004 recipient of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Meritorious Award, died on Oct. 16. He was 95 years old. For many years, he was active on the board of the CHCA and the Chestnut Hill Senior Citizens Center. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Ann MacMurtrie Hill, and five children — James Hill, Alex Hill, Polly O’Keefe, Karen Denney and Rodgers Hill — as well as nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. His funeral was held on Oct. 20; interment was private.

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