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Hildegard Tõru (Muul ← Schmuul)

Birthplace: Muhu, Koguva Tõnise
Death: Died in USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Mihkel Muul ← Schmuul and Mare Muul ← Schmuul
Wife of Endel Tõru
Mother of MarieAnn Thornburg
Sister of Alma Alviine Kirs; Aksel Muul ← Schmuul; Helmi Muul ← Schmuul; Bernhard Muul ← Schmuul; Heljo Suitso and 1 other

Occupation: clothing designer
Managed by: Tõnu Kirs
Last Updated:

About Hildegard Tõru

Nimemuutmise otsus: Muul ← Schmuul 29.06.1935

Rehepapp andmik: Hildegard Smuul http://muhu.rehepapp.com/baas.php?toiming=vtIsik&isiku_id=579


Hildegard Tõru, CHARLOTTE, NC Hildegard Tõru, 88, passed away early Friday morning, May 21 2010, at the Asbury Care Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was born in Estonia on September 25, 1921, one of seven children born to Mare and Mihkel Muul. She fled from Estonia to Sweden during World War II and later immigrated to Canada. She moved to Waynesboro, Virginia, in 1977. Hilde was artistic; she worked as a clothing designer and seamstress and enjoyed floral design and gardening. In addition to her parents and several siblings, she was preceded in death by her husband, Endel Tõru. She is survived by her daughter, MarieAnn North and son-in-law, Alexander Edward Thornburg, of Charlotte, North Carolina; her sister and brother-in-law, Heljo and Helmuth Suitso of Toronto, Canada; and many close friends in Waynesboro, Virginia, including Lisa Jackson and Peggy Adams. A funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at West Waynesboro Church of Christ, 2212 Cortland Street, Waynesboro, Virginia, with Pastor Alton Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery. An informal gathering will be held from 6 until 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2010, at the funeral home. For those wishing to make donations, Hilde's favorite charity was Operation Smile, 6435 Tidewater Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509. Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes has been entrusted with arrangements. Relatives and friends may send condolences, share memories, and sign the guest register book at www.reynoldshamrickfuneralhomes.com. Published in The News Virginian from May 30 to June 2, 2010

"MarieAnne, My deepest sympathy goes to you today in the loss of your Mother. I thought the world of her but was unable to give her much of my time during the last year because of my loss, I am..." - Nancy Stinespring "Hilde was a wonderful neighbor and will be missed. John and Maria Knapp" - anonymous Additional entries from: Jay Scott (Charlottesville, VA ) Carol Bowers (Rock Hill, SC )

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Hildegard Tõru's Timeline

September 25, 1921
Muhu, Koguva Tõnise
November 6, 1948
Age 27
May 21, 2010
Age 88