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Lydema E. (Heffner) Heffleger

September 15, 1931 — May 3, 2020


Lydema  E.  Heffleger, 88, of Leesport, passed away on  May 3, 2020 at the Berks Heim Nursing Home.

Born on September 15, 1931 in Maidencreek Township, she was a daughter to the late A. Howard and Alice (Hottenstein) Heffner .  Lydema was the loving wife of  58 years to the late Samuel E. Heffleger, who passed away on December 18, 2012.

Lydema was a member of  St. John's Gernants United Church of Christ.

Lydema  is survived by her, two daughters, Nancy E. Bloss of Dallas, TX and  Joanne E. Heffleger of Carlsbad, CA.

In addition to her parents, A. Howard Heffner and Alice (Hottenstein) Heffner, Lydema is predeceased by her three brothers, Herbert Heffner, Robert Heffner and Walter Heffner and three sisters, Helen Fenstermacher, Lillian Berger and Marian Stahler.

Lydema's daughters would like to thank the staff of Berks Heim floor A3 for the care they provided to their mother.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 8, at the St. John's Gernants Cemetery with Rev. Frances Merkel officiating.

Memorial donations in Lydema's name may be made to the Alzheimer's Association Home Office,  225 N. Michigan Ave. Fl.17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of the Milkins Trymbiski Funeral Home, Temple. Online condolences can be given at

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 8, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. John's Gernant's Church Cemetery

12 Gernants Church Road, Leesport, PA 19533

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