SPRING GROVE Dennis L. Heiner, age 69, passed away at home on Friday, August 3, 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Helen A. (Hartman) Heiner; together they shared over 48 years of marriage. Dennis was born in Spring Grove on July 4, 1943, the son of the late Theodore Heiner Sr. and Mary (Kroft) Heiner. Dennis worked for H&H General Excavating for over 40 years as a heavy equipment operator. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, gas engines and antique tractors. He was also a member of the Menges Mills Horse and Steam Association. In addition to his wife Helen, he is survived by his daughter, Denise L. Heiner of York; his brothers, Robert Heiner Sr. of Dover and Mervin Heiner Sr. of Spring Grove; his sister, Yvonne Whiteleather and her husband Clark of Spring Grove; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Theodore Heiner Jr.; and his sisters, Viola Miller and Ruth Wire. Following cremation, a memorial service in celebration of his life will be held on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Roth's United Church of Christ with Rev. Gene Edwards officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family services are entrusted to Irwin-Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, P.C. of Spring Grove. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mt. Joy, PA 17552 or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1311 Mamaroneck Ave., Suite 310, White Plains, NY 10605. Condolences may be shared at www.irwinbeck.com
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175 N. Main Street
Spring Grove, PA 17362
Published in Evening Sun on Aug. 7, 2012