Steven F. Hillias, 49, of Upper Saucon Township, died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township. He was the husband of Tracy A. (Childs) Hillias. He was born in Allentown on Dec. 19, 1969 to Irene M. (King) Hillias of Upper Saucon Township and the late Jack C. Hillias. Steven was a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School and received his undergraduate degree in management from Penn State University in 1991. He attended the FBI National Academy in 2007. In 2010, he received his master’s degree in criminal justice from DeSales University. He was a member of the Perkasie Police Department beginning in 1997. In December 2014, Steven was promoted to Chief of Police in Perkasie. He was a member of the Police Chiefs Association of Bucks County and the Fraternal Order of Police. Steven and his family were part of the Calvary Bible Fellowship family in Coopersburg. He was a master craftsman in woodworking, and loved to ski and golf. Steven enjoyed aviation with his son and visiting amusement parks with his daughter, and most of all spending time with his wife and family.
In addition to his loving wife of 23 years; mother; children: Michael Anthony and Lauren Grace, all at home; sisters: Irene H. (Frank J.) Reilly of Cranford, N.J., Barbara A. (Neil D.) Eberhardt of Northampton.
Family and friends are invited to call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Heintzelman Funeral Home Inc., 326 Main St., Hellertown, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Calvary Bible Fellowship Church, 6782 N. Main St., Coopersburg. The Saturday morning calling hour will be followed by the service at 10 a.m. The interment will conclude services at Cedar Hill Memorial Park, Allentown. Online expressions of sympathy can be recorded at HeintzelmanCares.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Michael and Lauren for their education (make check payable to Michael & Lauren Hillias) and/or the Borough of Perkasie for a life tribute to be established in Steven’s honor (make check payable to Borough of Perkasie), all care of the funeral home, 326 Main St., Hellertown, PA 18055.