Carolyn Daniels
B: 1931-10-13
D: 2017-12-05
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Daniels, Carolyn
Sara Babin
B: 1931-05-17
D: 2017-12-05
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Babin, Sara
Jean Hancock
B: 1917-12-31
D: 2017-11-25
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Hancock, Jean
Elizabeth Roth
B: 1930-06-25
D: 2017-11-24
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Roth, Elizabeth
Ruth Handte
B: 1908-07-18
D: 2017-11-23
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Handte, Ruth
Terry Alexander
B: 1949-11-11
D: 2017-11-20
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Alexander, Terry
Leonard Korman
B: 1927-01-10
D: 2017-11-08
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Korman, Leonard
Glenna Cox
B: 1947-05-26
D: 2017-11-07
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Cox, Glenna
Nancy Forsythe
B: 1949-04-10
D: 2017-11-05
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Forsythe, Nancy
Pamela Strouse
B: 1963-12-10
D: 2017-11-01
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Strouse, Pamela
Frederick Lutz
B: 1949-08-19
D: 2017-10-30
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Lutz, Frederick
Dr. Barnes McCormick
B: 1926-07-15
D: 2017-10-29
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McCormick , Dr. Barnes
Richard Smalley
B: 1957-03-14
D: 2017-10-27
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Smalley, Richard
Richard Smalley
B: 1931-04-15
D: 2017-10-26
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Smalley, Richard
Nancy Steimer
B: 1929-04-28
D: 2017-10-23
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Steimer, Nancy
Mary Barnes
B: 1927-05-20
D: 2017-10-21
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Barnes, Mary
William Decker
B: 1919-02-03
D: 2017-10-20
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Decker, William
Darrell Musser
B: 1951-05-22
D: 2017-10-18
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Musser, Darrell
Miriam Chilcoat
B: 1926-07-09
D: 2017-10-17
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Chilcoat, Miriam
Linda Peters
B: 1947-04-24
D: 2017-10-16
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Peters, Linda
Rebecca Hauser
B: 1949-10-24
D: 2017-10-13
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Hauser, Rebecca


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Jan B. Jefferson, Funeral Director & General Manager

Jan has been the State College location supervisor since September 2008, and was appointed general manager of both locations in January 2016. She enjoys guiding people through one of life’s most difficult circumstances and offering them choices that make the celebration of a life a more meaningful and memorable experience.

Mark D. Heintzelman, Funeral Director & Community Outreach Coordinator

Mark served as general manager from 1981 until January 2016. He now devotes his time to community outreach and education. His mission is to help grieving people and has hosted many GriefShare programs throughout the area. A longtime Centre Hall resident, he is a member of Bethel Church of the Nazarene in State College, and Centre Hall Lions Club.

Meghan Granite, Funeral Director & Embalmer

Meghan started working here in 2012 as a funeral assistant. She recently graduated mortuary school, and is now a licensed funeral director. She enjoys helping families celebrate their loved ones life and to help them through the grieving process.

Sandra Smith Hart, Funeral Administrator

Sandy joined the Heintzelman team in June 2010 after gaining more than 25 years of administrative work experience at Penn State and 10 years as an administrative assistant for an engineering firm. She has lived in Center Hall since 2004 and is an elder at the Milesburg Presbyterian Church, an office holder with the Order of the Eastern Star; and an assistant facilitator of a grief support group.

Jean Brown, Asst. Funeral Administrator

Jean has provided part-time administrative assistance since April 2014. She has lived in rural Bellefonte (Zion) for more than 50 years, and is an active member of Milesburg United Methodist Church serving as their organist, pianist, and financial secretary. Her hobbies include music, crocheting, and reading. Jean was born and raised on a farm near Aaronsburg, and previously served as Administrative Vice President during her 24 years with Tele-Media Corporation.

Walter Bair, Funeral Assistant

Walter has helped serve families here for more than 12 years. Before working for the funeral home, he retired from the Pennsylvania Fish Commission.. The longtime Centre Hall resident is a member of Calvary Bible Church, where he also sings in the choir. He is married and enjoys bowling, hunting and gardening in his spare time.

Melvin Martz, Funeral Assistant

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