St Albert Firefighters mourn the death of Warren Hillier of Saint Albert

By | November 19, 2021

Warren Hillier Cause of Death – Passed Away: On November 6, 2021, Warren Hillier, 42, also known as “Ernie Scar,” of Saint Albert, Alberta, a member of St Albert Firefighters tragically passed away. Firefighter Warren Hillier died after struggling with mental health issues. Warren was an amazing dad, who loved his boy so much. He was a jokester, always trying to lighten the mood or make those around him laugh.

Warren Hillier, a native of Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, who lived in Saint Albert, Alberta, was remembered as a beloved spouse, father, brother, son, friend, and member of the Military and St Albert Firefighter’s families. “Warren himself struggled with mental health and chose to end his struggles on his terms. He felt there was no way for him to recover back to the amazing man others know him as.” St Albert Firefighters wrote.

This GoFundMe page was created to help the family pay for funeral costs and other expenses at this difficult time. The fundraiser page has raised $18,306 out of a $5,000 goal. John was the most generous donor, donating $250. “The outreach of support has been so loving and this campaign is an opportunity to extend the support for Michele and Hudson.” statement on the page.

Lorne Corbett wrote on Twitter, “Very well said with a great understanding of the consequences that led to a tragic ending. Thank you, Marie and condolences to the family of Warren Hillier and the St. Albert Fire family”

Friends and other affected persons express their condolences on social media.

“Thank you St Albert MLA @MarieFrRenaud for speaking about the tragic passing of Brother Warren Hillier and the mental toll that the work of First Responders face on a daily basis. #mentalhealthmatters,”

“We would like to thank each and every one who attended, watched virtually and passed on messages of support and condolences for fallen member Warren Hillier yesterday. It means the world to us to have this support during such a tough time. Rest In Peace Brother Hillier.”

“We would like to express our sincerest thank you to members from @StrathconaFire @IAFFLocal3021 @LeducFire and @ahs_ems who are covering St Albert to allow our members to attend the service for Warren Hillier today”

“Huge thanks to IAFF members from all over the Capital Region who were covering St.Albert today as members attended the service of Warren Hillier.”

“Sending my thoughts and best wishes to the friends, family, and members of the St. Albert Fire Department today as they lay Firefighter Warren Hillier to rest. A touching and powerful service I was honoured to watch virtually. May he Rest In Peace.”

This is not Warren Hillier’s obituary. The obituary will be released by his family.