Dorene M. Heffner, 74, of 183 South Turbot
Avenue Milton, PA went to be with her Lord Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at
her residence. She was born December 2, 1934 in Allentown, PA the daughter
of the late James M. and Anna Hillegas Jones, Sr.
graduated from Allentown High School in 1952. She attended Winfield Baptist
Church in Winfield, PA. One of her greatest joys was watching her
grandchildren participating in their special events. Dorene enjoyed music
and was a former member of several church choirs in the area and the
Susquehanna Valley Chorale.
survived by her husband of 54 years, James B. “Jim” Heffner whom she married
September 25, 1954. Also surviving is one son, David B. Heffner and his
wife Janet A. of Williamsport, PA and one daughter, Lori H. DeLong and her
husband, Kenneth A. of Millville, PA. Also surviving is one granddaughter,
Anna K. Heffner and two grandsons; Daniel H. and Matthew J. DeLong. She is
survived by one sister, Miriam Heim of Pitman, PA and numerous nieces and
nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers; James M. Jones, Jr. and
Eugene Jones, in infancy.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a
Celebration of Dorene’s Life on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 11:30 AM at
Winfield Baptist Church 330 State Route 304 Winfield, PA with the Reverend
Dr. John F. Thornbury officiating. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery in
Milton PA. Friends will be received from 10:00 AM until the time of service
at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to either Evangelical
Hospice One Hospital Drive Lewisburg, PA 17837 or WPGM Radio Station PO Box
236 Danville PA 17821. Arrangements are under the direction of the
Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.