- The ‘Great Eastern Wizard’ of the Park House hotel
- Manheim woodworker crafts bodies for Martin Guitar
- Siblings homeless after being separated 40 years
- Going, going, gone! Local beer events selling out quickly
- ‘American Idiot’ at EPAC
- Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!
- The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats
- Memorial Day Parade
- Second Friday the 13th
- Farmers market opens May 21
Jackson ‘Jack’ M. Heagy
76, Navy veteran, Lititz Post Office retiree
Jackson "Jack" M. Heagy, 76, of Lititz, entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, June 2, 2013.
He was the loving husband of Kay L. Gainer Heagy and they celebrated 54 years of marriage April 5. Born in Manheim, he was the son of the late Clair E. and Hazel A. Ebersole Heagy. Jack proudly served in the US Navy from 1954 to 1957 aboard the USS Macon. He was employed at Howmet, now Alcoa, of Lancaster for over 20 years and retired from the U.S. Postal Service, Lititz, with 20 years of service.
A faithful member of Brickerville United Lutheran Church, he was involved with church council for many years as well as teaching Sunday school. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was known for his tie collection. Jack was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Surviving in addition to his wife are four children: Rusty D. Heagy, Lititz; J. Todd (Sheri) Heagy, Ephrata; Candy K. (George) Metzler, Lancaster; and Chris P. (companion Dawn Hoffmaster), Manheim; five grandchildren: Matthew (Leah) Metzler, Caitlin Metzler, Cody (fiancÃ©e Brigetta Reeser) Heagy, Alec and Bree Heagy; and one great-grandson: Luke Metzler. Jack was preceded in death by a brother: Harry Heagy.
Relatives and friends attended Jack’s Life Celebration memorial service June 6 at Brickerville United Lutheran Church, Lititz. Burial is private and at the convenience of his family.
Please omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to Brickerville United Lutheran Church, 340 E. 28th Division Highway Lititz, PA 17543. To share your fondest memories of Jack please visit lifecelebration.com.