Melvin Heeman(1979 - 2013)


H E E M A N, JR.

33 of Kirkwood, NY went home to be with the Lord on January 24, 2013. He is reunited with one of the joys of his life, his daughter, Carina, who predeceased him on January 1, 2013. He is survived by two daughters, Salena and Charlize (CeCe); his mother, Suzanne Lopez and Hector Lopez; his father, Melvin and Jeanie Heeman, Sr.; five sisters, Amy Gladney, Lena and Warren Folk, Angela Heeman, Rena Heeman, and Alyda Heeman; maternal grandfather, Ronald Osborne Sr.; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family members. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Louise Pederson, Allie and Gladys Heeman. Melvin was a graduate of Windsor High School, class of 1998. He enjoyed playing football, body building, wrestling with his nephews, and fishing. He loved playing softball with his daughters and frequently dreamed he was playing ball with them. Melvin had an amazing voice and loved to sing Country music. His daughters were the love of his life. He was an excellent father, son, brother, uncle, and friend and will be greatly missed. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc., Hallstead, PA. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. prior to the service. Memorial contributions in his memory may be made during Carina's Benefit from 5-9 p.m. on February 9, 2013 at the American Legion Post #80, Binghamton, NY.

Funeral Home

Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home
25 Susquehanna Avenue Hallstead, PA 18822
(570) 879-2287

Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Jan. 26, 2013