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Gary Benjamin Hills

March 25, 1952 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 69)

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CAMPTON, NH – Mr. Gary Benjamin Hills, 69, of Campton, New Hampshire, where he enjoyed living surrounded by the mountains. Born and raised in Danvers, he received his education there.

Gary was a master glass cutter, an accomplished drummer, where he was part of a band called Lost in Boston that toured all over the east coast. He most recently worked as a CNA where he enjoyed caring for elders. Gary loved to travel and ride his motorcycle.

Gary was the son of the late G. Benjamin Hills and Joan M. (Cassell) Hills. He is survived by his beloved daughter, Brittanny Peterson and her husband, Jon; the joys of his life, his grandchildren, Connor and Elloise; his siblings, Sharron Rowland, Georgia and Rik Shaffer, JoAnne and Terry Burnett, Jeffrey and Ilene Hills, Sheila and Dom Malerba; his ten nieces and nephews and thirteen great nieces and nephews. He was the uncle of the late Carey Anne Shaffer.

His greatest love was time spent with family where he was the life of the party. He will be dearly missed.

ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of the family, all services are private. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (Rte. 62) Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gary’s memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 200 North Main St., Ste. 104, Natick, MA 01760. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit

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