Elizabeth “Betty” J. Heckman, 83, of Holland Township,

Elizabeth “Betty” J. Heckman

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, NJ – Elizabeth “Betty” J. Heckman, 83, of Holland Township, NJ, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017 at St. Luke’s Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ.

Born June 12, 1934 in Bethlehem, PA, Betty lived in Riegelsville, PA before moving to Holland Township almost 60 years ago. She was a homemaker. Betty loved to play bingo, watch NASCAR, and was an avid Eagles fan. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed by her family.

Daughter of the late Harold and Evelyn (Cope) Sarson, Betty is survived by her three sons Ricky Heckman of Riegelsville, PA, Randy Heckman of Riegelsville, PA, and Richard Heckman of Allentown, PA, her three daughters Sharon Higgins of Pen Argyl, PA, Sandra Hunara of Williams Township, PA, and Candy Stefano of Holland Township, NJ, her three sisters Peggy Sarson of Bethlehem, PA, Evelyn Sarson of Bethlehem, PA, and Shirley Rabuck of Easton, PA, her 16 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Melvin R. Heckman in 2012, her daughter Cindy Luckey in 2016, and her brother Harold “Duke” Sarson.

A Celebration of Betty’s Life will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11 AM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ. Interment will follow at the Riegelsville Union Cemetery. Visitation will also be held on Saturday from 10-11 AM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.