Eric William Hildebrand, 74, passed away at home in Maplewood on Monday April 13, 2020.
Eric was a lifelong resident of Maplewood. He received his bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College and his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. Eric spent his career as a Defense Attorney for the Legal Aid Society in Brooklyn, NY, and took great pride in his life’s work.
A travel enthusiast and avid sports fan, Eric was also a devoted Columbia Cougars spectator.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia Streepy Hildebrand, two daughters, Lauren Hildebrand and Kate Trachtenberg, daughter-in-law Lauren Muehlethaler Hildebrand, son-in-law Chris Trachtenberg, two grandchildren Wesley and Margaret Hildebrand and his sisters Christine and Virginia Hildebrand.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date when it is safe to gather.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to be made in Eric’s honor to an organization that was always dear to his heart, The CHS Cougar Boosters