Hilda was born and raised in the Dunnville/Lowbanks area, attended Niagara Christian Community of Schools from 1977-79, then E.L. Crossley Secondary School for the next 2 years. After high school, Hilda attended Columbia Bible Institute in British Columbia from 1981-82. Upon returning home, attended Niagara College and graduated in 1983 from the Office Administration program. Hilda married Paul in 1985, has three wonderful children and one grandchild she absolutely adores. Hilda has enjoyed filling the secretarial position at the Wainfleet BIC church since 1999.