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William M. Heintzelman


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William M. Heintzelman

AGE: 97 •

William M. Heintzelman, 97, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. Born Aug. 26, 1919, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Sadie (Musser) and Ammon A. Heintzelman.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: his wife, Verla (Wilson) Heintzelman, Jan. 21, 2011; daughter, Nancy L. Edwards; half-sister, Phalia Perrine; and son-in-law, James Trimble. He is survived by: daughter, Judith A. Trimble, of Hershey; son, William W. Heintzelman and wife, Diane, of Delaware; grandchildren, William W. Heintzelman, Jr., Susan P. Perrotto, Sally Anne Terry and Amy L. Nicholls; and seven great grandchildren.

William served in the U.S. Army during WWII in the European Theatre. Earlier in life, he had worked as a lab manager/chemist at FMC Corp. in Lewistown, and later, at Marcus Hook, Fredericksburg, VA for 37 ½ years, retiring 1985.

He was a Methodist by faith and attended Grace U.M.C. William was a member of Lewistown Masonic Lodge #203, Royal Arch #186 Chapter and Commandry; and Juniata Valley Council Member #64. He enjoyed woodworking and making doll furniture and doll houses.

A funeral service, with masonic services, will be held at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 12, with a committal service to follow, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown with Rev. Randy Traxler, officiating.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will take place in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown. In lieu of flowers, memorials in William's name may be made to: Masonic Village Hospice Program, 1 Masonic Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.
Published in The News Journal on Jan. 11, 2017
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