Joshua Hillegas

Joshua C. "Dootie" Hillegas

Wednesday, June 21st, 1989 - Sunday, June 14th, 2020
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HILLEGAS – Joshua C. “Dootie”, 30, Gray, passed away June 14, 2020 in Gray. Born June 21, 1989 in Latrobe. Son of J.C. and Tracy (Supanick) Hillegas. Preceded in death by grandfather H. Jay Hillegas and uncle Bruce Gallagher. In addition to his parents he is survived by loving wife Brooke (Miller) Hillegas; daughters Sadie and Maggie; grandmothers Dolores Hillegas and Barbara Supanick; sister Brittany Hillegas-Kowalczyk and husband Dave Kowalczyk; nieces Lexi and Alivia; special uncle and aunt Mark and Heather Supanick; father and mother in-law Bob and Thressa (Kubas) Miller; brother-in-law Adam Miller and wife Kim and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Josh was a 2007 graduate of North Star High School and a graduate of Somerset Career & Technology Center. Former employee of Augustine Tool and Die and Berkey Excavating. He then started his own excavating business J. Hillegas Excavating “JHX”. Member of Freedom in Christ Community Church, Somerset and Jenner Rod & Gun Club. Partnership owner of T.E. Hearn Hunting Club. Josh enjoyed hunting, riding dirt bikes, spending time at camp and shooting sporting clays with his uncle Mark. He especially treasured time with his wife, daughters and family. Josh was the type of person who was always willing to lend a hand to anyone in need. Viewing from 2-8PM Thursday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Boswell. Face coverings are recommended. Viewing also from 10 AM until time of service 11AM at Freedom in Christ Community Church with Pastor Stephen Onstead presiding. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the family to be placed in a trust for Josh’s daughters. To express condolences, visit
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Chris Maurer

Posted at 06:14pm
JC , Tracy , Delores and family, We are saddened to hear the loss of your dear son Josh . We lost our son Jeffrey almost two years ago . He was 39. There are many people praying for you. May the Lord Jesus and his Mother hold you up in this difficult time , Chris and Diane Maurer

Jill Latuch

Posted at 09:00am
Brooke-you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry for your loss. Your AmeriCorps family is thinking of you.-Jill

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Posted at 03:05pm
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Hillegas Family, Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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