James L. “Jim” Heller, 82

January 09, 2021

James L. “Jim” Heller, 82, of Landisville, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

Jim was the husband of Kitty Buckwalter Heller with whom he celebrated 59 years of marriage on September 16th.

Jim was born in Lancaster County, son of the late Clyde L. Heller and Kathryn Landis Heller. He was a graduate of East Lampeter High School, class of 1956. He retired from the PA Scale Company with 45 years of service as an accountant. Jim attended Faith Bible Fellowship Church. Jim and Kitty enjoyed camping, summers in Ocean City NJ, traveling throughout the United States, taking bus trips and attending concerts. He enjoyed going to classic car shows, was an avid Phillies fan and enjoyed Nascar. Most of all, he enjoyed family gatherings and the brothers’ game of “Rook”. Jim was a kind, caring man who was always willing to lend a hand.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his five brothers; Clyde (Sarah), twin brother John, Robert (Joanne), Harvey (Barbara) and Joseph (Marilyn). Also a sister-in-law, Fay Buckwalter Grube as well as many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly.

A Memorial Service celebrating Jim’s Life will be held at a later date at Faith Bible Fellowship Church 151 Donnerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Bible Fellowship Church, address above or Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.

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Condolences to the Family

January 19, 2021

Hi Kitty So sorry for your loss,I remember you from Woolworth when you lived in Akron many years ago.    Cecelia

January 18, 2021

Condolences to Kitty. Jim was a wonderful husband, a friend to everyone and a great smile! Lancaster Chapter of the National Association of Retired and Active Federal Employees.

January 17, 2021

Jim was a very nice man,I Remember all The fun we had at camping for many years, and we can not  Forget All the Friday night at Eleanor’s house Playing cards these where the best time ever. Rest in peace Jim , and kitty take things slow.. God bless you !

January 17, 2021

My symathy in lose of Jim, I remember the good times we had years ago.
Jean Grossman

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