Patricia “Pam” Heckmann, 81, of Wilmington, Ohio died 8:24 AM, Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at Quaker Heights Care Community, Waynesville, Ohio. Her husband, Karl Heckmann, preceded her in death October 5, 1990. They were married June 18, 1951. Mrs. Heckmann was born April 20, 1931 in Bangalore, India, daughter of the late Patrick Claude Mulroney and Adelaide Chase Mulroney.
Mrs. Heckmann was a nurse’s aide for 19 years at Friendly Center. Throughout her life she traveled extensively and lived in many countries around the world. Her friends were always enthralled by her stories from abroad.
Mrs. Heckmann is survived by two sons, Robert (Yukie) Heckmann of Anchorage, Alaska and Karl Heckmann of Wilmington, Ohio; a daughter, Amanda Heckmann of Fairfield, Ohio; her sister and best friend, Jean Swindler of Wilmington, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Robert (Chrissy) Heckmann, Jessie Heckmann, Cassie Heckmann, Michael Heckmann, Devon Heckmann, Colton Heckmann, and Melanie Carr-Jones; four great grandchildren; and her nieces and nephews, Linda (John) Hrenya, Scott Swindler, Lori Dixon, Patricia Heckmann, and Yvonne Debakker. In addition to her husband and parents, a daughter, Suzanne Carr, is preceded in death.
A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM, Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at Sugar Grove Cemetery, Wilmington, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Community Care Hospice, P.O. Box 123, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.