With her children and family at her bedside, Jean H. Heizer, née Hite, 95,
of Danville, PA went to be with her Lord Jesus on Thursday, May 18, 2017.
She was born December 17, 1921 to Arthur W. and Eugenia N. (Grant) Hite in
will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at
1:00 PM in the Ballroom of the Danville Borough Building, 239 Mill Street,
Danville, PA, with the Reverend Douglas R. Driven of New Hope Church, Milton
Memorial contributions may be
made to HandUP Foundation, Milton, PA (www.handupfoundation.org), but most importantly, to honor Jean,
it would be her wish for you to attend the church of your choice and thank
God for His many blessings!
She entered Fairfield High School at age 11 graduating four years later and
was a Dunsmore Business College graduate at the age of 17. Her career
spanned sixty years as Secretary, Medical Secretary, Medical
Transcriptionist, and Instructor of Medical Transcriptionists and included
National Biscuit Co., Rocereto and Co., Magee Carpet Co. (10 years),
Geisinger Medical Center (20 years), Columbia-Montour Vocational Technical
School (2 years), and Berwick Hospital (9 years) before retiring in 1998.
She was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived
by her three children: son, Phil Heizer and his wife, Molly of Hockessin,
DE.; daughters Phyllis "Fistle" Morton of Danville, PA; and Becky Long and
her husband Gary of Woodbridge, VA. She was affectionately called "Nammy" by
eight grandchildren: Eric (and Laurie) Heizer, Denise (and Rick) Romig, and
Allison (and Greg) Jaloszynski; Jeff, Jason, and Jeremy Bitler; Aubri (and
Dustin) Thurmond, and Chelsi (and Austin) Matthews; and eight
great-grandchildren: Avery, Owen, and Abby Heizer; Kyle, Nate, and Evan
Jaloszynski; and Benjamin and Oliver Matthews.
She was a member and pianist of the Bloomsburg Church of the Nazarene in
Bloomsburg, PA and in her later years attended both Christ Wesleyan Church
and New Hope Church, both of Milton, PA.
She accomplished so much in her life including authoring several books about
growing up in the rural mountains of Virginia. In one of these writings, she
said, "I have been dealt some very rewarding times as well as some very
difficult times, but after all is said and done, I have learned that nothing
in life really matters except our relationship with Jesus Christ and