Helen Pier Abbey has completed her earthly journey and now has joined her Savior Jesus Christ in heaven.

Helen was born May 3, 1935 in Portland, NY, a daughter of the late Merle and Gertrude Lindbergh Pier. She passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 at UPMC Hamot in Erie. For most of her years, Helen lived in Erie and Waterford. She had worked for many years at D & R Valu-King where she made many lifelong friends. She also can be remembered for working at several grocery stores in the area. Helen also enjoyed her many friends at the Union City Senior Center.

Those that preceded her in death include her first husband, Bernard Abbey; her parents, Merle and Gertrude Pier; and her brothers, Clyde (Gladys) Pier and Gordon (Donna) Pier.

She is survived by her three children: Debra Sutkoff (Paul), David Abbey (Nancy Hughes), and Kathy Abbey (Tracy); her daughter-in-law Robin Whipple Abbey; her cherished grandchildren: Susan and Angela, Aaron (Gina), Joshua and Anae; her great-grandchildren: Logan, Dominick, Elania, Ayden, Dean, and Phoenix; and many nieces and nephews, dear friends, and her family at Harmony Baptist Church in Waterford.

Private funeral services will take place at Morse Funeral Home in Brockton, NY. Interment will be in Portland Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, NY.