Hillman, James Barrie

HILLMAN, James Barrie – Passed away peacefully with Deanna by his side on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Bluewater Health – Palliative Care, Sarnia after battling cancer for the last 15 months. James Barrie was the son of the late Cameron and Adrice (nee Campbell) Hillman. He is survived by the love of this life (to quote him) Deanna (nee Core) who adored him, his daughter Katrina Hillman (Mike) and his son Kelly (Cathy) Ondrasek. Adoring grandfather of Kaylin James Hillman. He is also survived by his grandchildren Samantha, Leigha, Adam and 4 great-grandchildren who he was enjoying getting to know. Special brother of Cameron (late Terresa), Wayne (late Trudy), Audrey Beckett and Gail (Don) Rodzik. Predeceased by his sister Betty Zimmerman and brother Sinclair Hillman. He was a special uncle to Scott Hillman and Stacey (Chris) Brown and their families as well as numerous other nieces and nephews. Everyone loved uncle Barrie. Jim is survived by his brother-in-law Dan (Janice) Core and sister-in-law Leona Seller and their families. Special thanks to Dr. Kim and Dr. Crombeen as well as Patty from Bayshore.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 from 10:00am to the time of the funeral at 12:00. The funeral will be officiated by his nephew-in-law Jonathan Seller.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heart & Stroke Foundation or Alzheimer Society.

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  1. Deanna, so sorry to hear of your loss.You both looked so happy to be together.My heart goes out to you in this time of sorrow.

  2. Deanna, Sincere sympathy to you in the loss of your husband, it is surely too bad that you didn’t have more time together but I’m sure you have some great memories of your good times. My condolences to all the family.

  3. Sorry to hear that Barrie as I knew him growing up on Riverdale Ave, old Riverside, now Windsor, has gone to his maker. Lots of fond memories as I remember Barrie. Always wondered whatever happened to good old Barrie.
    My condolences to all the family.

  4. Deanna I am so sad to read of Jim’s passing. It was nice to see you and meet Jim a couple of months ago. My heart felt condolences to you and your family

  5. Deanna: I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Jim. Please accept my sincere and heartfelt sympathy. May all your sweet memories of you special guy comfort you in this difficult time.

    Love Marylou(Hearing Life)

  6. We are so sorry for the loss of this fine gentleman. Barrie was a good friend to many and a pleasure to have known. Our deepest condolences to his wife Deanna and all the family. Love Karl & Flo

  7. Dear Deanna and family,
    Mike and I are saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. I know that you both were so happy together and especially being married. We are praying for you. Love, Harriet & Mike Nagle

  8. Thinking of you and your family at this very sad time Deanna. Our deepest sympathy, love and prayers in your loss. Cliff and Penny Murray

  9. My heart is aching for you, Deanna…I am so sorry to hear that this wonderful man passed, way too soon after you found each other. But what a Blessing that you two had some of the best moments of your lives together. May your wonderful memories sustain you for now, until you meet again.