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William Heckman

Obituary of William Heckman

                                                    Mr. William J. “Bill” Heckman

                                                              Matamoras, PA

Mr. William J. Heckman of Matamoras, PA, died Sunday, September 15, 2019 at his home.  He was 71.

He was born December 11, 1947 in Stroudsburg, PA the son of the late John and the late Ruth Heckman.

Bill, also known as, “Candy man Bill”, owned and operated Heckman’s Vending for many years.  He would love when he was around town and people would refer to him as, “Bill the nut man or Bubble Gum Bill”.  Bill was a talented softball player.  He played in Men’s Softball Leagues throughout the area and was known for his Pitching skills.

Surviving are:

2 Sons:            Dan Heckman and his wife Joann of Port Jervis, NY

                        Scott Heckman of Matamoras, PA

5 Grandchildren: Jesse, Jared, Summer, Ashley, and Bryonna

4 Great grandchildren: Ashton, Autumn, Abel and Noah     

His sister in law: Roberta Heckman

Also his nieces and nephews, John, Jody, Joey, Debbie, David, Kelly and Denise

He was predeceased by his brother Jack Heckman.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc. 100 East Main Street Port Jervis on Friday, September 20, 2019 from 5 - 7 PM.

Cremation will be at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis.  For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit





5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 20, 2019
Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc
100 E. Main St.
Port Jervis, New York, United States