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Eugene L. “Gene” Heichel

  • Birth 5 May 1927
  • Death 8 Jul 2004
  • Burial Hyde, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 23540447

Eugene L. "Gene" Heichel, 77

of Luthersburg died on Thursday, July 8, 2004 at DuBois Regional Medical Center - West.

He was born on May 5, 1927 in Clearfield, a son of the late Clyde and Lavina (Moore) Heichel.

Mr. Heichel was employed by International Paper Company, North Tonawanda, NY and was the owner of Otto Grocery Store, Otto, NY, until 1982.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth I. Donahue Kupko Heichel, whom he married February 27, 1957 in North Tonawanda, NY

a son and a daughter
Eugene L. Heichel, Jr. and wife Bobbie FL
Susan Click and husband Jerry IN

two step-sons
James S. Kupko and wife Janet Luthersburg
Robert W. Kupko and wife Diana Virginia Beach, VA

six grandchildren, several step-grandchildren and several great-grandchildren,

two sisters
Wilma Showden and husband John
Nina Reed all of Clearfield

a brother in law
Isaac Showden New Bethlehem

and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers and sisters Oliver, Maurice, Gerald and Carl Heichel, Inez Hertlin, Frieda Kelly, Edra Maliza, and Ruth Showden.

Funeral services will be held at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield on Monday at
11:00 A.M. with Dr. Duane A. White and Rev. Randy Freeman officiating. Interment will follow in the Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM and on Monday from 10-11:00 AM. F.O.E. memorial service will be held on Sunday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to charity of one's choice.

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  • Created by: Beulah
  • Added: 24 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23540447
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eugene L. “Gene” Heichel (5 May 1927–8 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23540447, citing Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Beulah (contributor 46571145) .