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 Roy Frederick Heimel

Roy Frederick Heimel

Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Apr 1999 (aged 82)
Coudersport, Potter County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Coudersport, Potter County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section L
Memorial ID 9286171 · View Source
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Well known and well respected proprietor of Heimel's Market in Coudersport, PA.

Son of George Nicholas Heimel and Alta Ruth Hines.

Brother of George Robert Heimel and Joseph Paul Heimel.

Married Betty Lois Holben on June 2, 1940. They had two sons. Betty died on October 4, 1996.

Played the cornet in various local and regional bands, as well as singing bass in the church choir.

Died as a result of prostate cancer.


Coudersport, PA -- Roy F. Heimel, 82, of 6 N. East St. died Monday (April 5, 1999) at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport.

Born Oct. 24, 1916, in Mount Union, he was a son of George N. and Alta R. Hines Heimel. On June 2, 1940, in Coudersport, he married Betty L. Holben, who died Oct. 4, 1996.

Mr. Heimel graduated from Altoona High School and moved to Coudersport in 1938. On Jan 9, 1939, he opened Heimel's Market, which he owned and operated until his retirement in May 1988.

He was an active member of the First United Presbyterian Church, where he sang in the church choir for over 60 years and had served as an elder.

Mr. Heimel was a former member and past president of the Coudersport School Board. He was a member of the Coudersport Community Chorus and enjoyed playing his coronet in various community bands.

Surviving are two sons, Roy F. (Marjorie) Heimel II of Coudersport and David E. (Mary) Heimel of Elmira, NY; two brothers, G. Robert (Joan) Heimel and Joseph (Barbara) Heimel, both of Coudersport; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 pm and 7 to 9 pm Thursday at the Fickinger Funeral Home, Coudersport. Funeral and committal services will be held Friday (April 9, 1999) at 11 am at the First United Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Doug Orbaker, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Eulalia Cemetery, Coudersport.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Presbyterian Church, 402 N. Main St., Coudersport, PA 16915 or to the American Cancer Society, 538 E. Second St. #1, Coudersport, PA 16915.

-The Times Herald, Olean, NY, Tuesday, April 6, 1999

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