Meriden - Steven James Heck, 31, beloved son of Marie Dobratz Heck and the late Gary Heck and the loving fiancée of Michelle Mayhew, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 27, 2012.
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Steve was born in Meriden on Nov. 10, 1980, and attended Israel Putnam School, Washington Middle School, and graduated from Maloney High School in 1998. Steve attended Southern Connecticut State University. He was employed by Moore Medical /McKesson, of Farmington, for the past six years as an account manager and recently won this year's Presidential Sales Award.
Steve was a huge Boston Red Sox and New York Jets fan. He was blessed with the greatest friends, many since elementary school, and was adored by all because of his wonderful personality and sense of humor. He was a member of the Meriden Elks 35 and Meriden MASA League.
Besides his mother, Marie, and fiancée, Michelle, Steve is survived by his Nana, Maureen Dobratz, who he adored, and cherished; by his two siblings, his sister, Christine Kronenberger, and her husband, Jason, and their children, Garrett and Abby; and his brother, Michael Heck, and his wife, Jackie, and their children, Rylee, Mason; and goddaughter Maddie. He also leaves his beloved bulldog, Hef; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous lifelong friends.
Steve was ecstatic to be marrying his soul mate and the love of his life Michelle on Aug. 10, 2012. In 31 short years of life, Steve touched more lives than most do in a lifetime.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, 164 Hanover St., Meriden. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will be private. Family and friends may call at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main St., Meriden, on Tuesday, July 31, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to the Bulldog Club of America Rescue Network, Inc., c/o Shar Kynaston, Treasurer, P.O. Box 1049, Kaysville, UT 84037. For online condolences, please visit www.jferryfh.com.
John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
88 East Main Street Meriden, CT 06450
Published in The Record-Journal on July 29, 2012