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Joan S. Heckrote

March 16, 1929 ~ July 1, 2021 (age 92)


Joan S. Heckrote, 92, of Montoursville, died on July 1, 2021, at her residence.

She was born on March 16, 1929, in Hazelton, daughter of the late John Henry and Christine (Denke) Reese.

Joan retired from Divine Providence Hospital as a registered nurse. She was a member of Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, enjoyed golfing and playing cards.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Heckrote and brother, Norman Reese.

Surviving are her three sons, Robert J. (Joan) Heckrote, of Conestoga, Richard J. (Cindy) Heckrote, of Schuylkill Haven, and Roger J. (Rose) Heckrote, of Liberty; nine grandchildren, Roger J. (Steph) Heckrote, Allisen M. (Greg) King, Rebecca J. (Joe) Monte, Richard J. (Maureen) Heckrote, Nathan T. (Lynelle) Heckrote, Robert J. (Ashley) Heckrote, Brynn M. Heckrote, Lauren R. (Jason) Lenahan, and Kelcey M. (Dan) Petty; and seven great-grandchildren, Ramey, Rohnik, Ryker, Vale, Brooklyn, Patrick, and James.

There will be a memorial service held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, 369 Broad Street, Montoursville with Rev. David B. Letcher officiating.

Friends and family will be received at the church from 10-11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Montoursville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the W.B. Konkle Memorial Library, 384 Broad St., Montoursville, PA 17754.

Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.

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July 31, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (Broad Street, Montoursville)

Memorial Service
July 31, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (Broad Street, Montoursville)

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