Heather Marie Whittier (Earnest), passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 at UC San Diego Medical Center at the age of 48.
She is survived by her husband Tim Whittier, her children Celisha Pompeo, Cameron Whittier, and Cory Whittier, her mother Kathy Heagy, father Jimmy Earnest and sister Tammy Scriven.
Mrs. Whittier was born on October 11, 1970 in Whittier, California, spent her youth in Escondido, and married Tim Whittier On New Year’s Eve 2001.
Over the period of 18 years they settled in Valley Center, where they raised a beautiful family of two boys, one girl and many types of animals. Her children remember her as a caring, gentle and outgoing person who always put the needs of others before her own.
Mrs. Whittier was a fixture in the Valley Center community, working as a teacher’s aide and student supervisor at Valley Center Elementary and Valley Center Middle School for six years. She was a dedicated individual who loved children and was passionate about making an impact on their lives and encouraged each student to do their very best.
She enjoyed desert trips with the family, working in the garden, and raising her three children.
A celebration of life service will be held in Escondido at Alhiser-Comer Mortuary on Saturday, September 14 at 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend.