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Obituary: William Hinshillwood

Services are Thursday.

William "Bill" Hinshillwood, aged 60, passed away on Sept. 13, 2012. A longtime resident of Clarksboro, NJ,  Bill grew up in West Deptford and graduated from West Deptford High School in 1970. He continued his education at Rutgers University, where he was a member of  Sigma Pi fraternity and received his undergraduate degree in 1974. He subsequently completed his Master's Degree at Rowan University.

Bill was employed for many years as an inspector and health officer in Gloucester, Salem and Mercer counties before directing the Health Department in Princeton.  He ultimately became a manager within  the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, and after his retirement was a consultant for Stericycle.  During his working life, Bill was an environmental and public health advocate. He was an active member of the Mercer County Health Officers Association, and was a dedicated civil servant.

A devoted husband and father, Bill was known by friends and colleagues for his calm and even demeanor. His intelligence and insight were respected by all, and he had a way of finding the best in people. An avid sports fan, he rooted for the home teams, and loved to watch the Eagles and the Phillies in any venue. Music and travel were his other passions, and he enjoyed many memorable adventures with family and friends, including a favorite trip to Italy.

Bill is survived by his wife of thirty-seven years, Marlene (nee Daniels), his son, Bill and daughter-in-law, Terri, and the light of his life, his grandson, Nathan.  His parents, William and Florence, in-laws, Ruth and John Daniels,  siblings, Christine (Russ), Judy (Hector), Florence (Gary), Nancy, Fran (Sharon),  Marty, countless  nieces and nephews and extended family also mourn his passing.

Friends may greet the family on Wednesday 7 t 9 p.m. and Thursday 10 to 11 a.m. in the Budd Funeral Home, 522 Salem Ave. (Kings Hwy), Woodbury, NJ.  Funeral service will be Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. Those who wish to make a charitable donation in Bill's memory may contribute to the NJ Nature Conservancy, 200 Pottersville Road, Chester, NJ, 07930. Memories may be shared at buddfuneralhome.com.

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