Joan B. Heckenlaible, 81, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Hospice of the Golden Isles In Brunswick with her family by her side.
Born October 25, 1935 in Sanford, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Harold and Edna Bennett. She was also predeceased by her three brothers, Everett Bennett, Lloyd Bennett, Donald Bennett, and her sister Barbara Belanger.
Mrs. Heckenlaible grew up in the area and attended local schools. On March 28, 1968, she married Donald Heckenlaible in South Dakota, later moved to Lisbon, Maine, then to Camden County in 1991. She loved spending time with her family and spoiling her grand and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed NASCAR racing, Jaguar football and arts and crafts.
She is survived by her husband, Don Heckenlaible of St. Marys; children, Timothy Hall of Woodbine, Roger Hall (Cindy) of Sanford, ME, Wendell Hall of Milo, ME, Dana Hall (Cynthia) of Lisbon Falls, ME, and Ardis Hall of St. Marys; sister Constance Moad of Lisbon, ME; brother, Raymond Bennett of Lisbon, ME; 17 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and many close friends.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.