Robert J. Heimlich, 91, died on Saturday, January 07, 2012. Robert was born in Camden, NJ to the late Charles and Gertrude Nelson Heimlich on January 22, 1920.
Robert was a loving husband, father and friend to anyone that he had the opportunity to come in contact with. Robert was a member of Holy Infant Catholic Church in Durham, NC., an active member of the Knights of Columbus Annunciation Council #3826, Robert was also a veteran of WWII. “He was a loving man that was proud of his family.
Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years Lillian M Engel Heimlich of Durham, NC; daughter Lillian M. Brown and husband Thomas of Durham, NC; Linda Ann Herndon deceased of Manahawkin, NJ.; Grandchildren Scott Palmer and wife Diane, Michelle Murphy and husband Dennis, Cynthia Williams and husband Jon; Great-grandchilren Ellie, Jacob, Caroline, Palmer, Hannah and Kialey Williams; Ryan Captain America Murphy; and sister Gertrude Armstrong of Marco Island, FL. Robert is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian burial will be offered 10:00am Tuesday, January 10, 2012 from Holy Infant Catholic Church, 5000 Southpark Drive, Durham, North Carolina 27713 with Fr. Dave Devlin, O.S.F.S. presiding.
Memorial contributions in Robert’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.