Florence M. Heft, 94, Hope Hosiery Mill worker, enjoyed beach, time with grandkids

By on March 1, 2017

Florence M. Heft, 94, of Stevens, passed away Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, at Gardens at Stevens Nursing Home.

She was born in Bowmansville to the late Lloyd E. and Katie (Snader) Sprecher, and was the wife of the late Alvin L. Heft, who passed away in 2003.

She was a member of Muddy Creek Evangelical Lutheran Church, and enjoyed the beach and shopping. She especially loved her grandchildren, and spending time and traveling with family. Florence had worked as a knitter operator for Hope Hosiery Mill.

Florence is survived by two daughters: Diane, wife of Michael Miller, of Denver; and Debra Heft of Adamstown; two grandsons: David Miller of Ephrata; and Derek Miller, husband of Melissa, of Denver; and a sister: Verna Harting of Stevens.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Donna Heft.

Graveside services were held Feb. 28 at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Adamstown, with the Rev. Peter Schwabe-Fry officiating.

Memorial contributions in Florence’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 roseborostradling.com.

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