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Maxine R. Heckmon

November 17, 1922 — July 5, 2024

Mt. Holly Springs

Maxine R. Heckmon, 101, of Mt. Holly Springs, PA, passed away peacefully on July 5, 2024 at home. Born November 17, 1922 in Hollenberg, KS, she was the daughter of the late Fredrick and Nina (Hall) Oswald. After moving to Wichita, KS, she met and married Raymond Heckmon who was stationed there in the U.S. Army during World War II. They were married in October, 1944. She was preceded in death by her late husband Raymond D. Heckmon, who was a life-long dairy farmer. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary prior to his passing in 2004. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son, Gary D. Heckmon, one brother, Donald Oswald and three sisters, Eldeen (Oswald) Brown, Wilma (Oswald) Allerheiligan and Dorothy (Oswald) Borud.

Maxine is survived by her two sons, James W. (Linda) Heckmon, Gardners, PA, and C. Mark (Natalie) Heckmon, Woodstock, IL. She is also survived by two grandsons, Ryan and Drew Heckmon, one step grandson, Tim (Jill) Swartz, five great step-grandsons, Carson and Logan Swartz, Landon, Brady and Cooper and one great-great step-grandaughter, Allison Swartz. 

Maxine retired from People’s Drug Store in Carlisle, PA after a long career with the store and was known by many throughout the community for her helpfulness at the prescription counter. After retirement, she enjoyed working word puzzles, reading historical biographies, having friends and family stop by to play board games and listening to big band music. She will always be remembered for her love of her family and her kind spirit and friendship to all. She was a 60+ year member of the Barnitz Methodist Church. 

A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 11, 2024 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m at Hollinger Funeral Home in Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Funeral services will be conducted by Reverend Matt Plant on Friday, July 12, 2024 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hollinger Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Mt. Holly Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Maxine’s name may be made to Project Share, 5 North Orange St. Carlisle, PA 17013 or Barnitz Methodist Church, 23 Church Lane, Carlisle, PA 17015.

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

501 North Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 12, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

501 North Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065

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