Blanche L Heaton, 92, of Brigantine, NJ (formally of Mill Hall, PA), died Sunday July 31, 2022, at Royal Suites Healthcare, Galloway, NJ.
Born February 15, 1930, in Marsh Creek, PA, she was the daughter of Percy and Jane (Huntingdon) Walker.
Blanche married Harold E Heaton on February 25, 1955, in Romola, PA
Blanche was a 1948 graduate of Lock Haven High School. She enjoyed the camaraderie of with classmates via frequent alumni luncheons.
Blanche worked for Sylvania in her early years. She lovingly raised her children as a stay at home Mom, before returning to work with McDonald’s when the kids were grown.
Blanche was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Hublersburg, PA. She was an active member in supporting the various church programs.
Blanche and Harold loved gardening. The pantry was always full of canned goods that she prepared. Blanche also loved quilting, and her family could expect a beautifully handmade quilt as a wedding or baby gift.
Blanche was preceded in death by her husband, Harold and daughter Barbara Jo Ford. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, Alma Smith, Willard Walker, Myrtle Singer, Mabel Reish, Lawrence Walker, Lillian Walker, Chester Walker, Mary Barndt, Marie Irvin, Betty Falls, Clarence Walker.
Blanche is survived by a sister, Lois Moore; two sons, Alan (Maureen) Heaton of Hurst, TX and Wayne (Jeanne) Heaton of Brigantine, NJ; seven grandchildren; and eleven great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Monday August 8, 2022, at 10:00am at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W Main St, Howard, PA. with Doris and Earl Yarnell officiating. Burial will be in Jacksonville Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday August 7, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00pm and again Monday August 8, 2022, from 9:30 to 10:00am, at the funeral home.
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