May 13, 1937 – November 2, 2011
Julia Lane Hillmann, 74, of 8508 Burnside Drive, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2011. A native of Barrie Island, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Harold Benjamin Lane and Carol Baker Lane. A 1960 Home Economics graduate of McDonald Institute at University of Toronto, Guelph, Ontario, she held several positions in food service at hospitals in NY, PA, and retired in 1994 from Southern Wake Hospital in Fuquay-Varina. Mrs. Hillmann was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a faithful member of Hollands United Methodist Church for over 30 years, where she was active in UMW and volunteered in Prison Match at the Woman’s Prison for many years. A memorial service was held at 11 am on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Holland’s United Methodist Church. Interment will be May 13, 2012 in South Moriah Cemetery, Moriah, NY. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Ruediger (Rudy) Hillmann; sons, Benny Hillmann and wife, Ruth of Raleigh, Randy Hillmann and wife, Kelly of Laurens, SC, David Hillmann and wife, Diane of Holbrook, MA; sisters, Gloria Tuck (Bruce), Carolyn Lane-Rock (Bill) and Grace Turner (Bryan) and brother, Ted Lane (Lorraine), all of Canada; grandchildren, Gabriel, Timothy, Kevin and Elizabeth and numerous nieces and nephews. The family received friends from 6 pm – 8 pm on Friday, November 4, 2011 at Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hollands United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 9433 Ten-Ten Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 or to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607. Condolences to bryan-leefuneralhome.com.