2013-01-31 / Obituaries

Helena Heckman

Jan. 23, 2013

Helena J. Burgee Heckman, 67, of Wyalusing, PA, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Helena was born on Nov. 10, 1945 in Rowlesburg, WV, daughter of the late Virgil and Pearl Mae Pipher Sigley. She met James Heckman in El Paso, TX, they were married on Dec. 7, 1967, and they recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary.

She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. She enjoyed knitting and was an avid Bingo player.

Surviving are her spouse, James Heckman, at home; sons and daughter-in-law, Tim Heckman and Dawn Marklinger of Camptown, Chris (Nicole) Heckman of Towanda; daughters and son-in-law, Tammy (Patrick) Cunningham of Portage, Tarri Singleton of Wyalusing, Tina (Joe) Bohon of Philippi, WV; sisters, Oleta Sigley of Rowlesburg, WV, Addie Powling of Parson, WV; grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Dana, Tina Marie, Autumn, TJ, Alicia, Jim Jr., Brian and Sabrina; great-granddaughter, Brandie, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers, Elmer Close, Ross Sigley and Richard Sigley; four sisters, Violet Sigley, Betty Hebb, Phyllis Bowen and Freda Sigley.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family and are under the direction of P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing.

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.com.

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