The Family of the late Heather Tomie, age 78, regret to announce that she has passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Heather was born and raised in Whitney Pier. She graduated from Cape Breton Business College and worked for many years at Modern City Dairy and later Scotsburn Dairy.
Heather was predeceased by her father, Fred Tomie and her mother, Victoria Tomie (nee Joseph).
Heather is survived by her sons, Peter Pierre, Summerside, PEI, and Craig (Cheryl) Pierre, Salisbury, NB; granddaughters, Rochelle, Katalin and Leah; siblings, Fred (Madeleine) Tomie, Lillian (the late Tony) Gale, Brenda Tomie, Victor (Carol) Tomie and Cathy (Byron) Penman.
The Family would like to thank the staff on Unit 4B and An Cala Palliative Care at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital for their compassion and caring given to us and our mother during her time of need.
Visitation for the late Heather Tomie will be held on Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 2-5 p.m. at the Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Road (entrance on Church Street), Whitney Pier. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Holy Redeemer Church, Whitney Pier on Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10 a.m. with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Light refreshments will take place in the funeral home reception area, following the Mass. Private family internment will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Heather may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de TOMIE Heather Marie 2019..
Décès pour la Ville: Sydney, Province: Nova Scotia