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Lloyd L. Heckman

January 16, 1927 April 16, 2019
Lloyd L. Heckman
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Obituary for Lloyd L. Heckman

Lloyd L. Heckman, age 92 of Gilbert passed away Tuesday, April 16th at Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono in East Stroudsburg.
Lloyd was the loving husband of the late Pauline L. (Meinhart) Heckman who passed away on July 21, 2007.
He was born in Meckesville on January 16, 1927, son of the late Asher and Mary (Diehl) Heckman.
Lloyd owned and operated Edgewood Service Station in Gilbert from 1957 until his retirement in 1991 and was the 1st Autobody and paint shop in the area.
Lloyd was a member of the Pocono Old Tyme Farm Equipment Association, a member of the West End Fair Association and the Grundsow Lodge # 6.
He loved the outdoors and enjoyed raccoon and deer hunting, snowmobiling and working in his vegetable garden. His favorite pastime was restoring Jeeps and Bronco's.
We have been blessed with the depth of Lloyd's love for us and with the memory of his touch in our lives. He will be deeply missed by his children: Paulette Getz of Prescott, AZ; Mary Walz of Palmerton; Lloyd Heckman and his wife Cynthia of Sebastian, FL; Roger Heckman and his wife Cheryl of Kresgeville; Carl Heckman and his wife Nancy of Kresgeville and Gary Heckman of Gilbert and his former wife Gwen of Saylorsburg. He was the loving Pappy to his 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren which he adored. He is also survived by his siblings: Franklin Heckman and his wife Emma of Lehighton; Lawrence Heckman and his wife Jane of Effort; Joyce Helmer and her husband Albert of Jim Thorpe; Bertha Meckes and her husband John of Jim Thorpe; Orpha Remmel of Jim Thorpe; Alice Schnell and her husband Erwin of Palmerton and Nancy R. Heckman of Allentown and many nieces and nephews. He loved his family deeply and was there for anyone who needed his help especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife Pauline, he was preceded in death by two son-in-laws: Jerry Getz and Eugene Walz and four siblings: Pauline Kistler, Elsie Britton, Edith Smith and Walter Heckman.
Funeral services will be held 7:00 PM Saturday, April 20th at Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert.
Family and friends are welcome to offer condolences from 5 pm Saturday, April 20th until time of service at the funeral home.
Interment will be private at the Gilbert Cemetery in Gilbert.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made In Loving Memory of Lloyd L. Heckman to a Charity of One's Choice.
Gower Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Route 209, Gilbert, PA in charge of arrangements.

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