Robert Lee Heilman

May 17, 1931 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 88)


Robert Lee Heilman, 88, of Kittanning Twp, died on Monday April 27, 2020 in Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot, PA.

He was born on May 17, 1931 in Bethel Twp to the late Lee & Ruth (Crownover) Heilman.

Bob was a millwright for Allegheny Ludlum in West Leechburg for 42 years.

Mr. Heilman was a long time member of Emmanuel Heilman Lutheran Church in Garretts Run. He especially loved farming and gardening in the Crooked Creek and Ford City areas for many years. He also restored old John Deere Tractors with his son and grandsons. He also competed at various clubs and fairs in tractor pulling.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 37 years- Audrey (Wells) Roofner Heilman and her children- Sheryl, Skip and David. Along with 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

Son- Daniel (Patricia) Heilman of Kittanning Twp

Grandsons- Lee Heilman of Sugarcreek, Ohio and Justin (Melia) Heilman of Kittanning Twp.

Great Grandson- Isaac Heilman of Kittanning Twp

Great Granddaughter- Anna Leigh of Kittanning Twp

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother; Harold Heilman and sisters- Janet Schaeffer and Marie Heilman

Due to the ongoing health concerns of the Covid 19 pandemic the family held a private viewing and service for Bob in the Emmanuel Heilman Lutheran Church with Rev. Eric Damon officiating. Burial took place in Emmanuel Heilman Lutheran Cemetery. The family asks that any memorial contributions be made to Emmanuel Heilman Lutheran Church, 854 Garretts Run Rd., Ford City, Pa 16226 or to the Good Samaritan Hospice, 134 Marwood Road, Cabot, Pa 16023

The Snyder-Crissman Funeral Home in Kittanning is assisting the family with all the funeral arrangements.

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Private Services


Emmanuel Heilman Lutheran Church
854 Garretts Run Road, Ford City PA 16226

Good Samaritan Hospice
134 Marwood Road, Cabot PA 16023
Tel: 1-724-352-6018

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