Died- February 12, 2013
Warren C. "Buddy" Heim, 83, of 597 E. Mountain Road, Hegins, formerly of Sacramento, passed away Tuesday at his residence.
Born in Sacramento, April 20, 1929, he was a son of the late Henry and Mary Clark Heim.
He was a project manager for the Commonwealth of PA Dept. of Construction.
Buddy and his wife owned and operated the former Heim's Restaurant, Sacramento.
He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Sacramento.
He was also a member of F&AM Valley Lodge 797, Valley View, the Harrisburg Consistory, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Forest 125, Millersburg, the Lykens Valley Hunting Camp of Sullivan County, Larry's Creek Lodge of Salidaysburg and the NRA.
Buddy enjoyed hunting, fishing, reading and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Louise S. Artz; a grandaughter, Tiffany M. Boyer; a brother, Marlin Heim; and a sister, Hilda Boyer.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice V. Bixler Heim, to whom he was married for 66 years. He is also survived by two daughters, Mary M. Betz, Hegins, and Deborah L. Menkins, Cherry Hill, N.J.; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Clair Heim, Meyerstown; a sister, Margaret Sagner, Elizabethtown; and several nieces and nephews.
Masonic services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Sacramento. A memorial service will follow the Masonic service, with the Rev. Raymond Holland officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul's United Church of Christ, 2300 Main St., Sacramento, PA 17968. Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com
Published in Republican & Herald on February 13, 2013, Wednesday