HILLIER, MINNIE ERMA


Minnie Erma Hillier was born Nov. 24, 1916 to Thomas and Sarah Ann(Pynn) Pilgrim. Minnie shared her younger years with five other siblings Ralph, Leonard, Ambrose, James, Gladys, and Winnie. Minnie married her first love William Quinton and together they had five children Scott, Hope Wilson, Joy and Bill. After Williams passing, Minnie soon found the second love of her life Llewellyn Hillier. Minnie and Llewellyn married Oct. 10, 1947 and together were blessed with eight children, Lindy, Wavey, Glenda, Wally, Don, Ernest, Elvis, and Pam. They enjoyed their life together and surrounded by all there children. The joy of Minnie‚Äôs life was being able to watch her children grow into wonderful adults. Minnie lost Llewellyn the love she shared for forty-five years on December 26th, 1992. Minnie was a hard worker and although it was difficult at times raising thirteen children she made the most of it all, but she also found time to give to her community in many ways. She had talents and with raising thirteen children she learned how to become a wonderful seamstress and cook. Among many other things she was a business lady and was self employed for years. Minnie was a big supporter of her church and carried her banner with honour. She filled the rolls of acting sergeant major, solist and Sunday school teacher and also the Y.P.S.M. She was the very first one to be dedicated in the Griquet Corps , Minnie was always a dedicated church member and will be missed and remembered by her family, relatives and friends. Minnie peacefully away at the John M. Gray Center on the 13th of June 2014 at the age of 97 years. Minnie Erma Hillier of Griquet leaves to mourn her loving children Hope(Keith), Scott(Nellie), Wilson(Evelyn), Joy(Marvin), Bill, Wavey(Ronald), Glenda(Norman), Wally(Herman), Don(Evelyn), Ernest(Kenny), Elvis(Ellen), and Pam(Asner), a large circle of Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren, as well  as a large circle of friends. She was predeceased by her first husband William Quinton and second husband Llewellyn Hillier, Son Lindy HIlier, Grandson Jim Hillier, Granddaughter Melanie Fields. Visitation was at the funeral home on June 14th 2014 and continued on at the Anglican church in Dark Tickle on June 15th 2014 from which the funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on the 16th day of June 2014 with Major Dinzel Baggs and Rev. Mark Wilkoff officiating. Burial will follow in the Anglican Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Kerry M. Fillatre Funeral Homes, St. Anthony and Roddickton, Lee Nippard Funeral Director