The family of Deborah Diane Marie Hillier regret to announce her passing on Monday, March 14, 2022, at home in Sydney.
Born on October 10, 1954, Sandi was the daughter of the late James and Theresa (Duffney) Whalen.
Besides her parents, Sandi was predeceased by her siblings, Raymond, Patricia and Murdock.
Sandi is survived by her son, Bernie; biological son, Jason; son, Troy; daughter, Jodi; grandchildren, Savannah, Evan, Tyler, Michael, Ben and Myles; siblings, Jimmy (Sharon), Brian (Helen), Ronnie (Karen), Alice, and Valerie (Roger); as well as in-laws, Agnes, Billy and Liz.
Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Sandi Hillier will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.), Whitney Pier on Thursday, March 24, 2022. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. with the memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Interment will take place in New Calvary Cemetery, Whitney Pier.
Donations in memory of Sandi may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
She was a very great Ladie and I’m so proud to call her my Sister going to miss the time we’ve spent together love ya always until we meet again love you
From: Alice Whalen Lannigan
I’m so sorry, Jodi, to your whole family.
I really wish I could be there.
Sending our deepest sympathy.
Doddy & Bobby Keel
Mom,I’m going to miss you I’m sad that you can’t witness the changes taking place in my life but I know you can still hear my words and your with nanny and grandpa,Murdock, snd patricia.Iwill make sure Mike knows how much you loved him and I’m not giving up I met someone who is my saviour I wish I could tell you how we met.but I know you’ll be watching.you did good by us mom I’ll make sure Jason knows how you loved him .rest in peace knowing we will be ok and we’ll be reunited again.andvi promise I’ll make peace with graham he was more of a father to me than the one that didn’t want anything to do with us..this wasn’t the place to do this but it’s where I could say my goodbyes and say what I needed to and I’m sorry I wasn’t there when you needed me I was suffering as well but I’m going to be ok I promise I’ll live up to what you always wanted for me and make you proud
Hey cuz Bernie very sorry for the loss of aunt Debbie it was a beautiful service and now she’s reunited with mom her brothers nanny and poppy ❤ shebwill always be in your heart and certainly proud she would be she will always shine with you all much love sent
We hold up the family in our prayers and thoughts at this time and very sorry for your loss.
Keeping the family in my warmest thoughts as we all navigate this difficult time.