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Herbert W. Heffner

d. December 29, 2016

Herbert W. Heffner, 96, of Ontelaunee Twp, passed away on Thursday evening, December 29, 2016 at the Lutheran Home at Topton.

Born August 24, 1920 in Ontelaunee Twp, he was the son of the late A. Howard and Alice E. (Hottenstein) Heffner. He and his wife of 72 years, Kathryn M. (Adam) Heffner, were married on November 25, 1944 in Kutztown, PA.

Herbert was a lifelong farmer and also owned and operated his own trucking company, Herbert W. Heffner Trucking Company, Inc. for over 70 years, retiring in 2014. He was a member of Zion Moselem Lutheran Church, Richmond Twp, the Leesport Fire Company and enjoyed Nascar and Indy car racing as well as casinos.

In addition to his wife, Kathryn, Herbert is survived by his three daughters, Gloria M. Heffner, Ontelaunee Twp, Shirley H. (Heffner) Leone, widow of Danny Hampel, Trinidad, TX and Janice E. Heffner, Allentown. His also survived by his sister, Lydema E. (Heffner) Heffleger, Maidencreek Twp. and by his best buddy, his doggie, Rocky.

Herbert was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Alice, his sisters, Helen Fenstermacher, Marian Stahler and Lillian Berger and by his brothers, Robert Heffner and Walter Heffner.

Herbert's family would like to send warm thoughts to the staff of D3 at The Lutheran Home at Topton for the compassionate care they showed their father.

Funeral Services for Herbert will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:00 am at Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, 14390 Kutztown Rd, Fleetwood. Interment will follow in Zion Moselem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Richmond Twp. Viewings for Herbert will be held on Wednesday evening January 4, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and again on Thursday, January 5, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Herbert's memory to the Zion Moselem Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 340 Moselem Church Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530.

Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC, is honored to be caring for Herbert and his family.


Viewing at Funeral Home

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC
14390 Kutztown Road
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States
19522

Viewing at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 11:00 am Thursday, January 5, 2017
Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC
14390 Kutztown Road
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States
19522

Funeral Service

11:00 am Thursday, January 5, 2017
Walbert Funeral Home & Cremation Services, PC
14390 Kutztown Road
Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States
19522

Final Resting Place

Zion Moselem Lutheran Church Cemetery
340 Moselem Church Road
Kutztown, Pennsylvania, United States
19530
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