Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 16, 2012 11:18 am EDT


SUNBURY — Martha J. Heil, 84, of Sunbury, passed away April 14, 2012, at Countryview of Sunbury.

She was born Nov. 19, 1927, in Columbus to the late Samuel R. and Lydia P. (Bush) Roberts. She was a secretary for Big Walnut Schools with 25-plus years of service. Martha was a founding member of the Sunbury Christian Church in 1956.

Survived by husband of 65 years, Dan Heil, whom she married April 17, 1947; daughters, Jan Baxendale of Delaware, Sue (Jim) Boyd of Sunbury; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Hazel Henson of Phoenix, Ariz., Doris Rarick of Lancaster.

Preceded in death by her son-in-law, Ted Baxendale; brothers, Clyde and Wayne.

Friends may call today, 5 to 8 p.m., Sunbury Christian Church, 250 Rainbow Ave., Sunbury, where services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. Pastor Mike Bratten officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunbury Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.

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