Dorothy <I>Harne</I> Heckman

Dorothy Harne Heckman

Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 29 Nov 2009 (aged 97)
Burial Shippensburg, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
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Memorial ID 146619662 · View Source
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Dorothy H. Heckman, 97, a resident of the Episcopal Home in Shippensburg, died on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009.

Born on October 8, 1912, in Hagerstown, Md., she was a daughter of the late George and Anna Bowers Harne.

Dorothy was a homemaker throughout her life. However, prior to World War II, she was employed by the Beistle Company, and later in life the Dickinson College Office of Admissions.

Dorothy was a long time member and friend of the Shippensburg Church of the Brethren.

She is survived by her twin sons, Dr. John E. (and wife, Ethel) Heckman of Shippensburg and Dr. James L. (and wife, Hilary) Heckman of Ambler; two sisters, Jean Gilbert of Silver Springs, Md., and Barbara Ryan of Fair Play, Md.; two granddaughters, Dr. Carolyn Heckman of Philadelphia and Laura H. (and husband, Michael) Viverose of Schwenksville; two great-grandchildren, Samuel John Viverose and Gabrielle Louise Viverose; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth C. Heckman, who passed away in September of 1973; four brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home, 112 W. King St., Shippensburg. The Rev. Dr. J. Gerald Greiner and her nephew, the Rev. Paul Mundey will officiate. Burial will be held in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg. A viewing will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Episcopal Home, 200 E. Burd St., Shippensburg, PA 17257, which provided her with compassionate care throughout her final years.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Sentinel, The
Carlisle, PA
Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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