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Mildred V. Heckman

Mildred V. Heckman, 89, formerly of Orefield, died peacefully Sept. 8, 2022, in Luther Crest, South Whitehall.

Born Oct. 25, 1933, in Allentown, she a daughter of the late Harvey C. and Mazie E. Reinhart Koch.

She and her late husband, Daniel C. Heckman, shared 62 years of marriage.

A telephone operator with Bell Telephone before marriage, during her life as a homemaker, she was an excellent seamstress.

She had many faithful patrons and was employed by the former Zollinger’s Department Store in their bridal department.

She then became involved with various interior decorators and was well known for her beautiful window treatments.

She loved to cross stitch and was an excellent cook and baker.

Her survivors include daughters Cathy A., wife of Paul Ashline, Nancy M., wife of Lee Goldstein, and Linda L., wife of Craig Heckman; grandchildren Lauren, wife of Nicholas Perri, Jaclyn, wife of Michael Marrkand, Brian Hacker and wife Kelsey Wiggin, Alison, wife of Jacob Weaver, Jamie, wife of Philip Bortz, Mitchell Goldstein, and Ryan and Erin Heckman; and four great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Susan D. Hacker, wife of William Hacker, and a sister Dolores Mohry.

Services will be private.

Condolences may be offered to the family at kellerfuneralhomes.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sanctuary at Haafsville, c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 52, Fogelsville, PA 18051.

Arrangements made by Keller Funeral Homes Inc., Fogelsville.