Lillian Marie Rose Heimlich, 88, died on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Lillian was born in Pennsauken, NJ to the late Francis and Florence McKeone Engel on September 2, 1924.
Lillian was a loving wife, mother and friend to anyone that she had the opportunity to come in contact with. Lillian was a member of Holy Infant Catholic Church in Durham, NC and a longtime member of the Holy Rosary Society at St. Peters Catholic Church in Merchantville, NJ. “She was a loving woman that was proud of her family.
Lillian is survived by her daughter Lillian M. Brown and husband Thomas of Durham, NC; Grandchildren Scott Palmer and wife Diane, Michelle Murphy and husband Dennis, Cynthia Williams and husband Jon; Great-grandchildren Ellie, Jacob, Caroline, Palmer, Hannah and Kialey Williams; Ryan Murphy; one brother Francis Engel and wife Kiki of Mt. Laurel, NJ; four sister- in- laws Gertrude Armstrong of Marco Island, FL; Evelyn Engel, Nancy Engel of NJ and Sue Engel of Leesburg Fl.. Lillian is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Lillian was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 65 years Robert and daughter Linda Ann Herndon of Manahawkin, NJ.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered 11:00am Monday, October 08, 2012 from Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27713 with Fr. Dave Devlin, O.S.F.S. presiding.
The family will receive friends from 10:30-11:00am prior to the service at the church.
Memorial contributions in Lillians’s name may be made to the Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27713 or Duke Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Office of Development, DUMC 3828, Durham, NC 27710.
The Heimlich family is under the care of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online memorials: www.hallwynne.com Select obituaries.