Darcy E. Hibshman, 35, mother of five, Cocaligo grad, animal lover

By on July 20, 2016

Darcy E. (Heilman) Hibshman, 35, of Denver, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at Lancaster General Hospital.

She was born in Dover, N.H., to Douglas and Dorcas (Wivell) Heilman, of Denver, and was the wife of Jonathan L. Hibshman, with whom she shared 14 years of marriage.

Darcy attended LCBC in Ephrata. She was a graduate of the Cocalico High School, class of 1999. She enjoyed thrift shopping, attending yard sales, playing with her children, and loved all types of animals.

In addition to her parents and husband, Darcy is survived by her maternal grandmother: Anne Wivell of Denver; five children: Natalie, Peter, William, Nathaniel, and Henry Hibshman, all at home; nine siblings: Donalyn Heilman of North Carolina; Dorie, wife of Matt Jones, of Reading; Douglas Jr., husband of Eunkyu Heilman, of Korea; Daniel, husband of Charity Heilman, of Schaefferstown; David, husband of Amber Heilman, of North Carolina; Deanna, wife of Rantz Martin, of Ephrata; Derek Heilman of Denver; Deidre Heilman of Denver; and Denae Heilman of Denver.

A viewing will be held Wednesday, July 20, from 5 to 8 p.m., at St. Stephen’s Reformed Church, 249 E. Main St., New Holland. An interment service will be held on Thursday, at the convenience of the family, at Zeltenreich’s Cemetery in New Holland. A memorial service will take place Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Reformed Church, New Holland, with Pastors Timothy Z. Witmer and William Graybill officiating.

Memorial contributions in Darcy’s memory may be made to Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver, PA 17517, to assist the family financially, and would be greatly appreciated.

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


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