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Emily Jane Heckman
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Emily Jane Heckman, 80, of New Kensington, died with her family by her side Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Murrysville Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 27, 1937, in New Kensington, daughter of the late Lewis and Agnes Fulton Hornetter. Emily enjoyed playing the lottery and also was a lady with a golden heart, always willing to be the first to step up and help, give or encourage anyone that was in need. The most important subject in her life was her children, grandchildren and all other family members. They were the center and love of her life. She was a former member of the ladies auxiliary of the New Kensington Eagles No. 533 and also a former member of the VFW Lower Burrell. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Guy P. Tocco and David Heckman. She is survived by two sons, Guy (Lynn) Tocco, of Arnold, and John (Kelly) Illinsky, of Vandergrift; two daughters, Emily (Chris) Ploski, of New Kensington, and Terri (Ron) Glock, of Lavonia, Ga. She is also survived by one brother and two loving sisters. She also has nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was loved by all of her nieces, nephews and many friends. Family and friends will be received from 1 until 2 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017, in the JOSEPH J. CARDARO FUNERAL HOME, 1125 Kenneth Ave., New Kensington, 724-337-3325, where a memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Brian Swan. Private burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell.

Memorial Service:
1125 Kenneth Ave. New Kensington, PA 15068
Sunday, July 16, 2017 2:00 PM

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