|Birth: ||May 24, 1957|
|Death: ||May 20, 2011|
Linda Gail Heffernan, M.D. was born on May 24, 1957 in Victoria, Texas and died on May 20, 2011 in the city of her birth. She was the eldest child of Guy and Sue Heffernan who have both preceded her in death. Dr. Heffernan served as the Senior Medical Officer at the Victoria Veterans Clinic for the last 21 years. Linda graduated from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio in 1985 and was certified in Internal Medicine in 1989. Linda was a proud graduate and former band member at both Calhoun High School class of 1975 and Southwest Texas University in 1979.
She is survived by her sister, Laurie Colburn and her husband, Ryan of Houston, TX; her beautiful and talented nieces, Katelyn Colburn and her fiancÚ, Sam Thompson and Leah Colburn; also survived by her brother, Lyle Heffernan and family of Taft, TX.
Linda also loved and treasured her "Rent-A-Kids", Ashley Bednorz, Leigh Ann Hansen and her husband, Lance, Christopher Bednorz and Collin Bednorz, Tommy Stolhandske and his wife, Tina, Matthew Stolhandske and Jake Stolhandske, Caitlin Carver and her husband, Derrick and Cassidy Hoad.
Visitation will be held Monday, May 23, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. at Rosewood Funeral Chapels. Funeral services will be held on her birthday, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Rosewood Funeral Chapels, Pastor James Amerson officiating. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Cuero, TX.
Pallbearers will be Collin Bednorz, Christopher Bednorz, Lance Hansen, Sam Thompson, Ryan Colburn, Tommy Stolhandske, Matthew Stolhandske and Jake Stolhandske.
Honorary Pallbearers are Matt Stolhandske, Tom Stolhandske, Danny Hoad, David Hoad, Mike Bednorz, Elroy Brogger and Lloyd Metlock.
Linda was a great supporter of the Victoria Symphony, Victoria Theater and the new Fine Arts Center.
Linda's family and friends would like to acknowledge the love and support of her devoted staff and colleagues at the Victoria and San Antonio Veterans Affairs Health Care System and her dedicated and compassionate physicians, Dr. M. Hassan Sabbagh, M.D. and staff, Dr. Shahid Hashmi, M.D. and staff, DeTar Hospital staff, especially Mika Barnes.
In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations in Linda's name to the charity of your choice.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.rosewoodfuneralchapel.com.
Guy Conway Heffernan (1927 - 2003)
Sue Celeste Jones Heffernan (1928 - 2010)
Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: May 22, 2011
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