Henry A. Heim
LOWER ALLEN TWP. • Henry A. Heim, 98, of Messiah Village, Lower Allen Twp., and formerly of New Cumberland, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at the Village.
He retired as a construction foreman for the former Bell Telephone Co. of Pa., Harrisburg, and was a former guide for Martz’s Game Farm, Dalmatia, and an employee of SCI, Camp Hill.
Mr. Heim was an Air Force veteran of World War II and Korea; a recipient of two Purple Hearts with Clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Metal with 11 clusters, the U.S. Presidential Citation with two clusters and the South Korean Presidential Citation; a member of the Second Bombardment Association.; the 15th Air Force Association; a life member of Pearl Harbor Survivors; a life member of VFW Post 7415, New Cumberland; a life member of American Legion Post 143, New Cumberland; a member of the Central Pa. World War II Roundtable; a member of Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, New Cumberland; Marysville Lodge No. 458 F&AM; and Telephone Pioneers of America.
Born April 23, 1921, in Trevorton, he was the son of the late Charles M. and Minnie I. (Hoke) Heim. He was a widower of Kathryn P. (Deppen) Heim, and also was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Surviving are a son, Thomas H. Heim (Gloria J.) of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a daughter, Donna K. Morrison of Grantham; three grandchildren, Kimberly Englert (Dave), Jennifer Thomas (Craig), Matthew McClain (Kristen); four great-grandchildren, Lola Grace, Annabelle, Cullen and Charles.
Henry (Hank) was a Pearl Harbor survivor (Hickam Army Air Force Base). After the attack he became a B17 bomber pilot flying 78 combat missions. He volunteered for Korea flying 51 B29 missions.
Due to the current world events, the visitation, funeral services and burial with military honors will be held at a later date, which will be announced here. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to Baughman Memorial United Methodist Church, 228 Bridge St., New Cumberland, PA 17070.
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This is a paid obituary