Florence E. Heiser

ASHLAND — Florence E. Heiser, 83, of High Road, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Schuylkill Medical Center-South Jackson Street, Pottsville.

She was born in Mowry, Oct. 21, 1929, a daughter of the late Claire and Sarah (Markle) Hornberger.

She graduated from Ashland High School in 1948.

She previously worked at Ashland State Hospital and Ashland Shirt Corp.

Florence was a faithful member of Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church in Ashland. She also was a member of Gordon Senior Citizens.

Surviving are a daughter, Barbara Merwine and her husband, Tim, of Ashland; a son, Joseph Klementovich and his wife, Colleen, of Magnolia, Miss., and three grandchildren, Jeffery, Ryan and Jillian.

Florence was preceded in death by her first husband, Albert Klementovich, in 1981; her second husband, August Heiser, in 1985; a sister, Irene Pitok, and a brother, Leonard Hornberger.

Florence loved the Lord and will be sadly missed by her family whom she loved so much.


HEISER — Florence E. Heiser, 83, of High Road, Ashland. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, Ashland, with the Rev. Mark Brownson officiating. Interment will follow in Christ Church Cemetery, Fountain Springs. Viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland, and 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethany Evangelical Congregational Church, 13th and Market streets, Ashland. www.kullfuneral.com.

Funeral Home

Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home
901 Centre St Ashland, PA 17921

Published in The News Item on Aug. 4, 2013