Gretchen A Heim

Gretchen A Heim 37 of Lancaster, passed away on Friday April 24th 2020  unexpectedly at home, due to pre-existing health issues.  She was the daughter of Gerhard A Heim and Cynthia L Bowers                                                                                                                   
Gretchen had a passion for doing makeup and taking selfies. She was a selfless and giving person.  Gretchen was a graduate of JP McCaskey High School,  Gretchen is survived by 3 sons and 1 daughter Ethan M. Patterson, Connor J. Heim, Brady J J  Dougherty, And Olivia L R Calabrese.  Gretchen will be dearly miss by her family and friends.    

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  • Grethen…SHUSHU, we have been through so much together. The good, the bad, and the ugly and everything in between. You never failed to make me laugh and cry. Even at the same time. I will always remember our time together and your crazy ways. You were the best shushu a girl could ask for. You finally made it to Wonderland. Rest easy my love. Choose wisely u there shu.

  • I am so very sorry to learn of Gretchen’s passing. I got the chance to meet her & Olivia before Christmas. They were both so nice & kind. Olivia was so proud to show me their cats & kittens. Gretchen text me a whole bunch of fun Christmas pictures after the holiday. My thoughts & prayers are with her family & friends.

  • I was saddened to learn of Gretchen’s death today through her obituary in the LNP. Some years ago she contacted me about the possibility of her sending Ethan to Elizabeth R. Martin and I enjoyed hearing about her life as an adult. I wish for good things for her children in the future.

  • I remember babysitting you when you were little! Then I have babysat all your kids! You have lived with me at times, even pregnant together, autistic sons born the same day. We have been the closest to sisters that I could ever have. We certainly have been thru a lot. I will miss our middle of the nite Facebook chats. I love you and miss you!

  • I love you dearly my friend. And you were always there for me. Rest in peace and I will never forget you.

  • Oh Gretchen! I’m truly sorry! This was never meant to be! You will be remembered by many! One way or another you’ve touched many peoples hearts. I pray you are at peace. Thank you for all my memories, adventures & selfies! Prayers to her children & family for strength of coping thru this unexpected loss!

  • Send my prayers and condolences.. you will be missed deeply .. I will miss that smile and laugh just came back home and you were one of my friends I wanted to see

  • I’m so sorry for your loss, I know it’s been sometime since we all spoke but you will always be family to me. Sending love in this hard time

  • I will miss you very much and im sure your children will also. Rest easy hunny , until we meet again in heaven.

  • Mommy you will be missed
    I will take care of Livy and watch after her I miss you so much and I pray that our family gets they this I
    Will always love you and live your dream on

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