BELMONT, MASS., and VAN BUREN – Hilda H. Violette, R.N., 84, died Nov. 5, 2003, at the East Village Nursing Home in Lexington, Mass. She was born in Van Buren, Nov. 4, 1919, the daughter of Emile and Emma (Lapointe) Violette. She was educated in Van Buren schools and was a graduate of Sacred Heart High School. At the age of 18 she left the area to continue her education and graduated as a registered nurse from Carney hospital in Boston. During her career she practiced pediatric nursing, industrial nursing, and finished her career while doing cancer research. Hilda is survived by one sister, Anita LeBrun of Van Buren; one brother, Gilbert Violette of Van Buren; and several nieces and nephews. A graveside service will be held at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Mass. on Monday at 1 PM.