Obituary: Arthur S. Hill

Obituary: Arthur S. Hill

Arthur S. Hill, 93, of Falmouth, Mass., formerly of Reston and Stow, Mass. died March 10, 2018, in Falmouth.

Arthur was active as a civic and community volunteer, starting when he was still in high school, as Town Meeting Member for the town of Arlington. He continued to participate in local government until he was no longer able, due to a cardiac arrest in 2016. Among various other offices and appointments, he served three terms as selectman in Stow, Mass. and 20 years on the Planning and Zoning committee in Reston.

Arthur was the Hunter Mills Lord Fairfax for 2013. In June 2016, a Resolution was passed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors thanking Arthur for his “exceptional and noteworthy service to Fairfax County and the Hunter Mill district.”

Arthur practiced law in Maynard, Acton and Littleton. He was town counsel for the town of Bolton from 1967 to 1994. Arthur was predeceased by his first wife, Betty Taul Hill and his brother Richard Hill. He is survived by his wife Cynthia Hill, of Falmouth, Mass.; daughter Elizabeth Hill of Reston; grandson Steven Hill of Charlotte, N.C.; and brother John Hill of Shelton, Conn. Also surviving are step children Ellen Todd, Groton, Mass. and North Falmouth, Mass.; William Servey, Lancaster, Mass.; Martha Ludlum, Acton, Mass.; and step grandson Nathan Turner, Quincy, Mass. Time and place of a Celebration of Life to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to ACLU of MA, 211 Congress St., Boston, MA 02110, or Pine Street Inn, attn.: Shelli Hezekiah, 444 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118.