Born: April 3, 1909
Died: October 5, 1995
Married: Edith Grace Lowe
Clifford J. St. Hill worked at Petrova School from 1947 until he retired in 1972, serving successively as a high school mathematics teacher, guidance counselor, junior high principal, and middle school principal.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, October 09, 1995
Clifford J. St. Hill
Born April 3, 1909 in Brooklyn, he was the son of Ernest and Dorothy (Schondelmeier) St. Hill.
Mr. St. Hill attended New York City public schools. He received a pre-med B.S. degree from CCNY. He earned his master's degree from Columbia University.
He married Edith Grace Lowe on Jan. 24, 1931 at the Methodist Church in Brooklyn.
His first teaching assignment was in Windham, where he served for seven years.
He also taught in Mineola for three years, and also on Long Island.
In 1947 he accepted a position as a mathematics teacher in Saranac Lake High School. While there, he became guidance counselor in 1951, junior high principal in 1953 and was principal of the middle school when he retired in 1972.
His professional interests included membership in the Saranac Lake Teachers Association, for which he served two years as president. In the New York State Teachers Association Northern Zone, he was chairman of the public relations committee for several years and also of the welfare committee. He held memberships in the New York State and National Associations of Secondary School Principals and the New York State and National Associations of Pupil Personnel Administrators.
In Saranac Lake he was active in the Parent Teacher Association, the Saranac Lake Rotary Club, the Masonic Order and the First United Methodist Church of Saranac Lake. Mr. St. Hill's activities with youth included scouting, amateur radio clubs, and high school dance bands. He also was a ham radio operator, receiving cards from all over the world.
Survivors include his wife, of Saranac Lake; two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Ann Lowe and Mrs. Edna Brindley; and several nieces and nephews, including Walter Brenner of Oxford, Md.
Funeral arrangements are in care of Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake.
There will be no calling hours. Interment services will take place in North Elba Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home.