Justin Flannery Hilton, 28, of 512 Spruce St., Montoursville, died Sunday morning, Jan. 6, 2013, at the Gatehouse.
Born March 18, 1984, in Williamsport, he was the son of Rexford B. Hilton and the former Catherine Flannery. Justin and his wife, the former LeighAnne Lombardo, were united in marriage Nov. 21, 2008.
Justin graduated from Montoursville High School with honors in 2002, and was a member of the basketball and baseball team. Justin attended Mansfield University and later graduated from Millersville University in 2007 with a degree in sociology and a minor in coaching. While at Millersville University, he was a member of the baseball team. He also attended Life University in Marietta, Ga., to study chiropractic medicine. Justin was employed by Susquehanna Bank and coached 9th grade basketball. He loved Notre Dame, Yankees baseball and playing video games. He recently achieved Second Degree Fellow Craft Mason Designation with Dietrick Lodge No. 755 F.&A.M.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was survived by two sisters, Jamie Rose (Josh) Young and Whitney Hilton (Terry) Pies; a brother, Jason Hilton and fiancee, Beth Lester; a niece, Lauren Pies; a nephew, Henry Pies; mother and father-in-law, Sal and Lori Lombardo; sister-in-law, Nicole; paternal grandfather, John Flannery; Godmother, Kelly G. Crist; five aunts, Maureen (Dave) Taylor, Mary Flannery, Rose (Chris) Dincher, Julie (Louis) Mazzante and Anne (Troy) Anderson; four uncles, Mike (June) Flannery, Tom Flannery, Marty (June) Flannery and Pat (Nicole) Flannery; numerous cousins; his loving and supportive extended family; close friends, Eric (Stacie) Shaner and Lance (Natalie) Stopper; and his beloved dog, Gracie and cats, Holly and Jeter.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Rosemarie Flannery; paternal grandparents, Walter and Betty Hilton; a cousin, Danny Taylor; an uncle, John Flannery; and long time family friend, Sarah Fry.
Justin's family meant everything to him, as he meant everything to them.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Justin's name may be made to Justin Flannery Hilton Memorial Scholarship, c/o Travis Wurster, Montoursville High School Baseball Program, 100 Arch St., Montoursville or K's for Cancer (ksforcancer.blogspot.com), c/o Eric Shaner, GA Baseball Booster, 115 Field View Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225.
Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, 100 Walnut St., Montoursville.
Arrangements entrusted to Scott Kaufman Funeral Home & Crematory Services, 2102 Northway Road, Williamsport.