Robert B. Hiller II, 92

Feb 17, 2020
Robert B. Hiller II, age 92, died is his home surrounded by his loving family on Feb. 9. He was the husband of the late Dorothy M. Hiller, with whom he enjoyed 61 years of marriage.
Bob was the son of the late Howard B. and Teresa (Marsh) Hiller. He lived and worked at East Over Farm in Rochester his entire life. As a third generation Hiller Cranberry grower, he was a leader in the cranberry industry.
Bob served in the Army Air Force during World War II, stationed on Adak Island in the Aleutian Islands. He was a communicant of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Marion and a 32nd Degree Mason. Bob also served as a Lieutenant in the Rochester Fire Department.

Bob is survived by his son, Robert B. Hiller III, and wife Sandra of Rochester; Grandchildren, Tess E. Hedblom and husband Erik of Mattapoisett, Jacob W. Hiller, DVM, of Richmond, VA and Paige M. Hiller of Rochester; two great-granddaughters Sadie E. Hedblom and Adley J. Hedblom of Mattapoisett.

At his request, a private graveside service, followed by a public celebration of life at East Over Farm will be held at a date to be determined in May. In lieu of flowers, remembrance may be made to the Rochester Council on Aging, 67 Dexter Lane, Rochester, MA 02770.  Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Road, Route 6, Mattapoisett. For an online condolence book, please visit