Hiller, Margaret & Barrie

Closter, NJ

We mourn the loss of our beloved parents and friends Margaret Montez Hiller and Barrie R. Hiller, who shared 62 years of marriage and resided in Closter, NJ.

Margaret Montez Hiller, 89 loving wife, mother and grandmother died April 12, 2020 from Covid related complications. Her beloved husband Barrie R. Hiller, 90, peacefully died March 17, 2021 of complications from leukemia . The celebration of their life journey together and memorial services will be held on Tuesday April 20, 2021 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Moritz Funeral Home in Closter.

Margaret Montez Hiller, was born in Iowa May 6,1930 and spent most of her youth in Sacramento, CA. She was the daughter of Thomas Montez and Gabriella Hernandez Montez. She was a certified book keeper and homemaker. She completed Art studies and enjoyed painting and gardening. She was employed by Prominent Properties in Alpine, NJ, as a real estate agent. Margaret is fondly remembered for her gentle and loving disposition and beautiful artistic talents.

Barrie R. Hiller, 90, was born in Manhattan, NY on February 7, 1930. He was the son of Louis Hiller and Lillian Kuhn Hiller. He graduated from Queens College in 1952 with BA degree and graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1955. He was a navigator in the USAF 85th Bomb Squadron, trained and stationed in England. He served during the Korean Conflict. Post military service he was employed as a sales representative and later VP Manufacturing Operations for the fabric and embroidery company August Fabrics and Bischoff-August Fabrics. He retired at the age of 80 after a long successful career. Barrie is most notably remembered for being a die-hard Giants fan and has attended Giants games as far back as the Polo Grounds.

Margaret and Barrie were inseparable travelers travelling the globe and enjoying annual beach vacations to St. Martin, Virgin Islands and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with friends and family for over 45 years.

Margaret and Barrie are survived by their daughter, Susan Hiller, Boulder Colorado, their son Marc Hiller and his wife Eileen, Wyckoff NJ and their grandchildren Brittney A. Hiller, Warwick NY, Marcus Hiller, Wyckoff, NJ and step grandchildren, Frank Schweighardt of Oakland, NJ and James Schweighardt, Brooklyn , NY.