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Betty Jane Heckman

December 7, 1946 ~ August 10, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary

  Betty Jane Heckman, 74, of Chambersburg, PA, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at her home in Chambersburg. 

     Jane was born in McConnellsburg, PA on December 7, 1946, a daughter of the late Lena (Brant) Richards-Bergstresser and Harvey Richards.  She was the wife of David P. Heckman, whom she married on August 5, 1988.

     Jane served as the Post Mistress in Shady Grove, for many years until her retirement.  She enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing.  She also enjoyed woodworking and gardening. Jane loved her dog "Betty".   Jane was a kind and loving person, a friend to all and loved by many.  It made her happy to be able to get home to be with her friends and family to pass away peacefully.  She will be missed. 

     In additon to her husband, Jane is survived by her daughter Lannette K. Feathers (companion of Bill Varner)  of Mount Union, PA, son Gregory L. (husband of Michelle) Deneen of Needmore, PA, step-daughter Natalie L. (wife of Todd) Thornton of Nags Head, NC and brother Ronald "Buck" (husband of Carol) Richards, of Needmore, PA.  She is also survived by ten grandchildren; Ashley (wife of Jessie) Caulfield, Kristen Mills, Krisha Feathers (wife of Jenna Martin), Dylan (husband of Jen) Deneen, Dakota Deneen, Tristan Deneen, Marina Meck, Ben Thornton, Rose Thornton, Ryder Sipes, five great grandchildren Caleb Sollers, Colin Sollers, Ethan Caulfield, Aydin Caulfield and Everly Meck. 

     A Celebration of Life will be held at the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA, at 11:00 AM  on Saturday, August 21st, with Matthew Kramer officiating.   There will be one hour of visitaton prior to the service at the funeral home.

     Interment will be at Union Cemetery McConnellsburg, PA.

     Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com. 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
August 21, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.
873 Lincoln Way East
McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania 17233

Celebration of Life
Saturday
August 21, 2021

11:00 AM
Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.
873 Lincoln Way East
McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania 17233

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