The Life of Mary K. Adam

Mary K. (Heffner) Adam, 92, of Kutztown, died unexpectedly on Monday, July 1, 2019 in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township. She was the widow of William W. Adam, who died on December 1, 1989. Born in Rockland Township, Mary was a daughter of the late Samuel R. and Ellen E. (Kline) Heffner. She was a member of Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Kutztown, and was employed as a sewing machine operator by the former H. K. Deisher Knitting Mills, Kutztown, for over 16 years. She also, along with her late husband Bill, worked on their family farm in Maxatawny Township, for many years until his passing in 1989. Mary enjoyed baking; doing cross-word and jigsaw puzzles; and gardening. She was a devoted wife, mother and sister, and a loving grandmother who was looking forward to the upcoming wedding of her granddaughter, Katelyn.

Mary is survived by her daughter, Tina L. (Adam), widow of LeRoy H. Remp, Kutztown; granddaughter, Katelyn M. Remp, fiancé of Daniel Fox, Kutztown, sister, Nettie K. (Heffner), wife of Harry H. Herman, Jr.; brother, Harold K., widower of Arlene N. (Green) Heffner, both residents of Kutztown Manor Inc., Kutztown, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was predeceased by five sisters, Anna M. (Heffner) Reppert, Cora M. (Heffner) Fitzgerald, Rebecca K. Heffner, with whom she resided for many years, Alma Heffner and Pearl Heffner; and four brothers, Howard S. Heffner, Earl Heffner, Jeremiah K. Heffner, and Robert K. Heffner.

A funeral service to celebrate Mary's life will be held privately by her family with interment to follow in New Bethel Zion Cemetery, Kutztown (Greenwich Township).

The family requests contributions be made in Mary’s memory to Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 East Main Street, Kutztown, PA  19530. Ludwick Funeral Homes, Inc., Kutztown, is in charge of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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