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“i miss you i wish you where here sitting out side on the screen room you would have love it i love u and missed you ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: darlene hilgers - springhill, FL

“I have too many memories of Greg to bring up hear. I worked with Greg at Winn-Dixie. I will always remember his zest for life. He would gripe and...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Bill Hann

“My deepest sympathies to all of you. I will keep ou in my prayers. Love, Elaine ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: Elaine Ellsworth - Panama City, FL

“Sorry for your loss. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Gary Hawkins - Estero, FL

“Driving to high school with greg getting dressed as we went. He was never ready when I picked him up But was first one back at my car when school let...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: Joseph DeCarlo - Chicago, FL

“The "Skylark'' steak and eggs (your shoe !!!!) should have kill us all years ago. I have not seen you in years but, i can still hear(remember)...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Bob Riccardino - chicago ,il, IL

“Love you very much Dad you will be missed! Not one day will pass that we won't smile up at you gone but never forgotten!! RIP xoxo ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Jaclyn Rivera - Spring Hill, FL

“RIP CONDOLENCES FROM OUR FAMILY TO YOURS. SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS GREG WILL BE MISSED BY ALL OF US. THANKS FOR BEING THERE FOR US. ALL THE BEST TO YOU...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: THE RIVERA FAMILY - SPRINGHILL, FL

“So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: Bobby Merrill - Springhill, FL

“RIP Greg we been together for 33 years married for 31 had 2 beautiful daughters Samanta, and Christina and 2 greandchildren you took care of your...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Darlene - springhill, FL - wife

“Darlene And Family , Sending Thoughts And Prayers Your Way. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Mike Roma` - Hudson, FL

“Darlene and girls,A good man died on Christmas day.I will always look at it like it was Gods gift to himself.A more selfless man that I know of has...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: John Sirvent - Springhill, FL

“He was a great friend growing up in Chicago, its easy to lose touch when we move away from great friends I'm sorry we didnt stay in touch God speed...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Ray Svec - Tucson, AZ - Friend

“Darlene and family, I just want to express my sincerest sympathies to you and your family. May your fond memories give you comfort and help you...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Joyce Fearnehough - FL

“Darlene. We are sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
15 of 22 | Posted by: Beverly & Tom Kaelin - TN

“I rwill always remember Greg because him and my parents were BFF's for over 30 years, our parents raised me and sam together, i will remember him and...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: crystal keller - Sarasota, FL

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
17 of 22 | Posted by: Richard Huiras - IL - friend

“Christina and Sam, I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please know you are in my thoughts and send my condolences to your mother. ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Trina Jorgensen - Weeki Wachee, FL

“Dear Uncle Greg, havimg a sherbert & vodka for you. One of your best creations. You were the best. Thanks buddy! ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Mike McMahon - Chicago, IL

“Greg...we have know each other for about thirty plus years now. Jim and I were planing on coming up to see you and darlene. We talk about it and then...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Cheryl Lawson - Brandenton, FL

“Greg you will always be missed and loved. Your friend ricky ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Richard Huiras - IL - friend

“Darlene,Samantha, & Chritina you have our deepest sympathies! Greg was loved by many. R Huirias M McMahon T Flannigan L Frede J DeCarlo B Riccardino...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Mike McMahon - Chicago, IL


Gregory Lee Hilgers, age 59, of Spring Hill, passed away December 25, 2012 at home. He was born on September 1, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois the son of Leon and Betty Jean Hilgers. He was the Dairy and Frozen Food Manager at Winn Dixie, Store #708 at the corner of Spring Hill Drive and Mariner Boulevard. Gregory is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Darlene, 2 daughters, Samantha Santucci and Christina Frey and her husband Jack Frey, 2 grandchildren, Devin Hilgers and Carley Frey and loving family. Memorial Gathering will be January 2, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 at 280 Mariner Boulevard. Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00 at Brewer Chapel. The family would like to share to following verse with you:

When I'm Gone

When I come to the end of my journey And I travel my last weary mile, Just forget if you can, that I ever frowned And remember only the smile. Forget unkind words I have spoken; Remember some good I have done, Forget that I ever had a heartache And remember I've had loads of fun. Forget that I have stumbled and blundered And sometimes fell by the way, Remember I have fought some hard battles And won, ere the close of the day, But in summer just gather some flowers And remember the place where I lay, And come in the evening When the sun paints the sky in the west Stand for a few moments beside me And remember only the best.