Arlene M. Heck, 86, Weave Corp. worker , member of Schoeneck Fire Co., great cook

By on February 22, 2017

Arlene M. Heck, 86, of Stevens, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Gardens at Stevens Nursing Home.

She was born in West Cocalico Township to Norman and Lillian (Hehnly) Shiffler, and was the wife of the late W. Eugene Heck, who passed away in 1987.

She was a member of Mellingers Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Schoeneck Fire Company. She enjoyed reading and gardening, and was a great cook. Arlene worked for Weave Corp. of Denver for 35 years.

Arlene is survived by a daughter: Connie E., wife of Robert Hackman, of Schoeneck; a son: Ronald E., husband of Helga (Hentschl) Heck, of Stevens; four grandchildren: Jeffrey Hackman, husband of Wendy; and Timothy Hackman, companion of Courtney; Elizabeth, wife of Joel Henderson, and Tyler Heck; three great-grandchildren: Makensie, Alexa, and Colby; four sisters: Patricia, wife of Dale Showers, of Lititz; Beverly Sweigart of Ephrata; Nancy, wife of Larry Weachter, of Hopeland; and Sandra, wife of Donald Reynolds, of Schoeneck.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother: Charles Shiffler.

Services were held Feb. 21 at Mellingers Evangelical Lutheran Church, Stevens, with the Rev. Timothy L. Craven officiating. Interment was in the Mellinger’s Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Arlene’s memory may be made to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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