Francis R. “Frank” Heilman August 22, 1941 - June 30, 2021

Francis R. “Frank” Heilman, 79, of Allentown, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2021 in his home. He was the husband of Jane A. (Inman) Heilman. They celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary in November 2020. Born in Ballietsville, he was the son of the late Ray B. and Ellen A. (Laubach) Heilman. Frank was a graduate of Parkland H.S. He was a draftsman for F.L. Scmidth for 40 years before retiring in 2009. Previously, he worked for Western Electric and Caloric. Mr. Heilman was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Allentown. He liked carpentry and woodworking projects around the house. Frank enjoyed working on cars, especially sports cars and also enjoyed driving them and watching NASCAR races.

Survivors: Wife, Jane; Children: Cheryl A. Zimmerman and her husband Michael P. of Aiken, SC, Susan A. Bachman and her fiancé John R. Dvoracek of Slatington, Stacy A. Erdman and her husband Brian S. of Garnet Valley, Scott F. Heilman and his wife Leslie C. of Landenberg; Sister: Janice E. Rhode and her husband Robert of Allentown; Grandchildren: 13; Great-grandchildren: 3.

Services: 11 am Wednesday, Stephens Funeral Home, Inc., 274 N. Krocks Rd., Allentown 18106. Call 10 – 11 am Wednesday in the funeral home. www.stephensfuneral.com

Contributions: Wills Eye Foundation, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 or https://www.willseye.org/giving/give-now/

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