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Kathleen Heckman

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Kathleen Heckman
Kathleen L. Heckman, 66, formerly of Klecknersville, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 10, 2014, at ManorCare II, Bethlehem. She was the wife of Walter Lee Heckman. They would have celebrated their 47 wedding anniversary on June 3rd. Born in Palmerton on May 3, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Phyllis (Wagner) George. Kathleen was a graduated of Palmerton High School, class of 1965. A member of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, Kathleen worked as a sewing machine operator for more than 25 years before retiring from Sportette Industries in 1993. She enjoyed collecting knickknacks. Kathleen will be lovingly remembered and dearly missed by her family and friends. Survivors: In addition to her loving husband, Walter, she is survived by her children, Scott Heckman of Allentown and Melissa Zeigafuse of Nazareth; a grandson, Tyler Zeigafuse; two (2) sisters, Jane Stroup and her husband, Glenn and Susan George both of Palmerton; along with two (2) nieces. Services: Will be private, at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the George G. Bensing Funeral Home, Inc., Village of Moorestown - Bath. Contributions: may be made in memory of Kathleen to the National MS Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 12, 2014
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