Edward-Heffron-Obituary

Edward Heffron

Age 90

Obituary

PHILADELPHIA (AP) —
Edward J. "Babe" Heffron, whose World War II service as a member of the Army's famed Easy Company was recounted in the book and TV miniseries Band of Brothers, has died. He was 90.

See our salute to Heffron and Easy Company

His daughter, Patricia Zavrel, says Heffron died Sunday at Kennedy Hospital in Stratford, N.J.

Heffron and the rest of his "Band of Brothers" fought through some of World War II's fiercest European battles between 1941 and 1945.

The Philadelphia native took part in the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium and helped liberate a concentration camp in Landsberg, Germany. He received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

His daughter says funeral arrangements are private.


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I tip my hat to you sir & for the courage you & your company served during WWII.

Dear friend
Dear friend
May I wish you a smooth journey to the many heroes that have gone already.
Rest in peace dear friend and thank you with all my heart that you've done for us during WW2.
Freddy Baleine (Belgium)

My dear Mr. Effron: Those of us who weren't even born when you and your brothers were fighting the Hun, have lived to thank you, thank you, thank you for what your did for us all.

Now you're with your comrades in Heaven.

Thank you for your courage. Thank you for the newfound freedom. We'll dont forget you.

Thank you for your service Mr Heffron, wish I had the chance to meet you, rest in peace

THANK YOU ED; your with the rest of the HERO.GOD BLESS YOU ALL. cohoes ny

My sincere condolences for your loss of your father. His legacy is one that you and future generations can be proud of. Mahy he rest in peace with all of the members of Easy and all those who served in WWII.