Shirley J. Heim, 88, of Williamsport, passed away May 10, 2019 with her daughters by her side.
Born April 22, 1931 in Milton, PA, she was the daughter of Frederick J. and Mary L. Ripka.
Shirley graduated from WACC in September 1975 and worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse until her retirement in 1992. She enjoyed planting flowers, gardening and bird watching.
In addition to her parents and brothers, she was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 65 years, William Frederick Heim, a son William D. Heim, and twin baby girls.
She is survived by sons Frederick S. (Angelina) Heim, and Joseph E. (Christine) Heim; daughters, Debra L. Heim, Peggy J. Little, and Sandra F. (Edward Scroggs) Heim; grandchildren, Emily M. Heim, Michael F. Heim, Karissa L. Rhodes, Veronica F. Heim, Dominick J. Rhodes, Joseph F. Heim; and great-grandson, William Frederick Heim.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 16, at 11 a.m. at Spitler Funeral Home, 733 Broad Street, Montoursville with Pastor Zachary D. Woods officiating. A viewing for family and friends will be from 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Montoursville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.