Bernice V. Heim


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Bernice Verna Heim, 82, of 597 E. Mountain Road, Hegins, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 six months to the day of her husband's passing, at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey.

Born Dec. 31, 1930, in Valley View, she was a daughter of the late Rufus F. and Pearl M. Schucker Bixler.

She was the co-owner of Heim's Restaurant, Sacramento, until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Sacramento, and was also a member of the Tri-Valley Senior Citizens and a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star Ashland Lodge.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren C. "Buddy" Heim; daughter, Louise S. Artz; granddaughter, Tiffany M. Boyer; and brother, Richard Bixler.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary M. Betz, Hegins, and Deborah L. Menkins, Cherry Hill, N.J.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorial services were held Friday, Aug. 16, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Sacramento, with the Rev. Raymond Holland officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Sacramento.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 2300 Main St., Sacramento, PA 17968.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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