The Life of Louise A Heffner
Louise A. Heffner, 71, of Pottsville, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday in her residence.
Born in Lancaster, PA on January 13, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Ambearle R. Whitehead.
She was a 1965 graduate of Pottsville High School.
Through the years Louise was employed by the Town & Country Store for 5 years; after that she was a bus driver for Child Development for 2 years; and then she became the secretary for Christ Evangelical Congregational Church and Anchor Christian Fellowship for approximately 21 years. She completed her working years at Liberty Savings Bank, where she was a teller for 7 years.
Louise most enjoyed spending time with her grand and great grandchildren. Her favorite past-times were stitchery and shopping.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a grandson, Zachary John, and a brother, George M. Bruen.
Louise is survived by her husband, John E. Heffner, to whom she was married 49 years: daughter, Kelly A. Heffner, of Pottsville; step son, Daniel, husband of Tammy Heffner, of Hegins; 7 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; several nieces; and grand nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, March 2nd, at 11:00 a.m. at Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc., 1818 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, with David Wood officiating. A visitation with the family will be held in the funeral home from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
Interment will follow in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven.
The family request contributions in Louise's memory be sent to: Alzheimer's Foundation, 3544 N. Progress Ave., Ste. 205 Harrisburg, PA 17110-9638 or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.
Lord-Bixler Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at lordbixler.com.