YORK Debbie S. Heininger, 54, peacefully entered into rest on Sunday, March 3, 2013, surrounded by her family at the York Hospital. She was the daughter of Dorothy (Neuman) Heininger and the late Donald Heininger. She was born August 23, 1958 in York and is survived by five siblings; Donna Schmilewske (Rick), Douglas Heininger (Becky), Drew Heininger (Terry), Daniel Heininger (Pam) and Dyann Tozlu (Frank). Also survived by nieces , nephews, and a great nephew. Debbie's illness has been an inspiration to many people. She has two sisters and a cousin who are nurses because of her. She also has a nephew, who is pursuing a career in physical therapy. In her later years, she encouraged one of her caregivers to go back to school to get her GED and then went on to become a nurse. A Celebration of Life Service for family and friends will be held Saturday March 9, 2013, from 2-4 p.m. in the Community Room at Springfield Apartments 1930 Kenneth Road, York, PA 17404. Etzweiler Funeral Home and Cremation Services, York, is assisting the family. www.etzweiler.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 6, 2013