NEW EGYPT - Heleyne Leonard-Zimpleman of New Egypt, N.J. (formerly of Yardville) passed away on Feb. 12, 2013, at the age of 53.
Heleyne was a lifelong resident of Yardville, N.J. She was a gentle and kindhearted LPN for over 20 years, a passionate animal lover, and the definition of a true "Jersey Girl." Heleyne's smile and laughter were contagious and will be missed my many.
Heleyne was preceded in death by her son, Matthew Zimpleman, a brother, Richard "Rick" Leonard, and grandparents, Helen and Charlie Denito, as well as Anna and Tony Leonard. She is survived by her loving mother and father, Joan and Anthony Leonard; sister, Barbara (David) Melleby; grandson, Matthew Zimpleman Jr.; nephews, Richard, Mark and Brian. In addition, Heleyne leaves behind two very special friends, Butch Forsythe and Debbie Walker. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Bellevue, Ky. is serving the family. Online condolences can be given at dmefuneral.com.