B. Heddens, 90, of Danville, PA passed away peacefully on Thursday,
September 5, 2019 at Vintage Knolls in Danville PA. He was born April 23,
1929 in Danville PA, the son of the late Lewis and Sue Bell Heddens.
graduated from Sunbury High School in 1947.
served his country in the United States Army with the 176 Company B National
Guard during the Korean Conflict.
was married to Elizabeth “Betty” Zeigler Heddens for 57 years who preceded
him in death June 16, 2005. They were married on March 21, 1948.
employed as a construction foreman for both the Federal Bureau of Prisons
for 23 years and for Geisinger Medical Center in Danville PA for 17 years.
was a member of Shiloh United Church of Christ Danville, PA where he served
for many years on the Consistory. His other memberships included American
Legion Post 182 Lewisburg PA and the Danville-Mahoning Lodge #224 of
will be remembered as a spirited and fun-loving man. He was very faithful
in attending all sporting events and concerts of his grandchildren which
gave him much delight. His family was at the heart of all that he did. He
will be deeply missed by them all.
survived by two sons; Steven D. Heddens of Westminster, Maryland and Rob K.
Heddens and his wife Nancy of Danville PA and two daughters; Debra K.
Williams and her husband Steve of Mifflinburg, PA and LuAnn Penley and her
husband Gary of Hanover PA. He is also survived by numerous grandchildren
and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one son, Thomas L.
Heddens on November 13, 2018 and one brother, Robert Heddens.
Celebration of Dan’s Life will be held Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 11:00
AM at Shiloh United Church of Christ 512 Bloom Street Danville, PA with his
pastor the Reverend Mary B. Schmotzer officiating. Burial will follow in
Odd Fellows Cemetery Danville, PA. Friends will be received from 9:00 A.M –
10:45 AM at the church. Masonic services will be held at 11:00 AM.
Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Post 40 Honor Guard.
The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the
Shiloh United Church of Christ Memorial/Bus Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.