Mildred Catherine Heiberger, 86

NOV. 4, 1924-JAN. 12, 2011

January 13, 2011
  • Mildred Catherine Heiberger
Mildred Catherine Heiberger

Mildred Catherine Heiberger, 86, of 228 Winter St., Hagerstown, Md., died on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown.

Born Nov. 4, 1924, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roy M. and Mary Kershner Houser.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Heiberger, in 1980.

She was previously employed part-time at 7-11 Store.

She was a 50-year member of Grace United Methodist Church, and a member and treasurer of Temple Builder’s Bible Class.

She was a volunteer at Coffman Nursing Home for 30 years. She loved to garden, travel, antiques and crochet.

She is survived by one daughter, Margaret Clipp, and her husband, Donnie, of Hagerstown; one son, Robert L. Heiberger Jr. of Hagerstown; five sisters, Doris Miller of Clear Spring, Md., Bernice Lafferty of Williamsport, Md., Elaine Griffith of Boonsboro, Md., Carolyn Gibney of Hagerstown, and Phyllis Hall of Petersburg, Va.; one brother, David Houser of Hagerstown; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Helen Miles.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Clark D. Carr will officiate.  Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport, Md.

A viewing will be held today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, and the family also will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, Food Pantry, 712 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD 21740, or Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

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