Eva H. Hilden

SOUTH PARIS — Eva H. Hilden, 92, of South Paris died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at Market Square Health Care Center.

She was born in West Sumner on April 27, 1918, the daughter of Arvid A.   and Ester Pulkkinen Heikkinen. She attended West Minot schools and had   been employed at Wilner Wood Products for 25 years. She married  Raymond  T. Hilden on Aug. 6, 1949. She was a member and organizer of  the Finnish  American Heritage Society and a member of the Trinity  Evangelical  Lutheran Church in South Paris.

She is survived by a  son, Paul R. Hilden of South Paris; a daughter,  Linda Field of  Harrison; two stepdaughters, Linda McHenry of New  Hartford, Conn. and  Mrs. Paula Bernoski of Bristol, Conn.; a brother,  Walter Heikkinen of  South Paris; six grandchildren; seven  great-grandchildren; five great  great-grandchildren; six  step-grandchildren; and several nieces and  nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband; three brothers, Eino  Heikkinen,  Toivo Heikkinen and Vaino Heikkinen; and four sisters, Hilda  Mathews,  Tynne Kyllonen, Hilja Morse and Aino Bassford.
Online condolences may be shared with her family atwww.andrewsgreenleaf.com

Graveside services will be held in the spring at the Finnish Cemetery in West Paris.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Finnish American   Heritage Society, PO Box 294, West Paris, ME 04289 or the Trinity   Evangelical Lutheran Church, 34 Buckfield Road, South Paris, ME 04281.

Arrangements are under the direction of Andrews Funeral Home, 64 Andrews Road, Bryant Pond.

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