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Doris Lum Heimall

February 16, 1923 September 11, 2019
Doris Lum Heimall
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BROOKLYN - Doris Lum Heimall, 96, of Union, NJ; Inverness, FL, and Brooklyn, CT, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Doris was born on February 16, 1923 in Elizabeth, NJ and attended Union High School and married Clifford E. Heimall Sr. She was predeceased by her parents Samuel and Marion Lum, her husband Clifford E. Heimall Sr., and her brother Samuel C. Lum Jr. and her great granddaughter Emalyn Doris Heimall of Coventry, CT. She is survived by her sister Marion Mihalker of Manchester, NJ. Doris married Clifford E. Heimall Sr. on December 21, 1945 in Elizabeth, NJ. She is survived by two loving children and their spouses, Veronica & Clifford E. Heimall Jr. of Putnam, CT; and Carolyn H. & Jeffrey B. Otto of Brooklyn, CT. Doris was especially proud of her five grandsons and all that they’ve accomplished in their college and professional careers and beyond.

She will be lovingly missed by Lance and Michelle Heimall of Coventry, CT; Anthony Heimall and Allyson Girard of Putnam, CT; Jared & Brigid Otto of Manchester, CT; Jacob Otto and Brianna D’Alessio of West Hartford, CT; and Jedidiah & Elizabeth Otto of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Doris is also survived by two great grandchildren Seth and Rosie Heimall, several nieces and a nephew, grandnieces and grandnephews, as well as many cousins and special friends. She was a loving mother, avid reader, enjoyed gardening, fishing, and spending summers at the shore. She retired in Florida with her husband of 62 years.

She would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Companions & Homemakers especially Adriel Matshoba and Beatrice Pinanang.

The funeral will be held on Saturday, 12:00 noon., September 14, 2019 at The Federated Church of Christ, 15 Hartford Rd., Brooklyn, CT 06234. Burial will be in South Cemetery, Brooklyn, CT. Calling hours will be held Friday, September 13, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Tillinghast Funeral Home, 433 Main St., Danielson, CT. Memorial contributions may be made to The Federated Church of Christ, The Putnam Baptist Church, 170 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260 or a charity of your choice.

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6:00 PM 9/13/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/13/2019 8:00:00 PM
Tillinghast Funeral Home - Danielson

433 Main St
PO Box 97
Danielson, CT 06239

Tillinghast Funeral Home - Danielson
433 Main St Danielson 06239 CT
United States





12:00 PM 9/14/2019 12:00:00 PM
Federated Church of Christ

15 Hartford Road
Brooklyn, CT 06234

Federated Church of Christ
15 Hartford Road Brooklyn 06234 CT
United States

Cemetery Details


South Cemetery Final Resting Place

Route 169
Brooklyn, CT 06234

Route 169 Brooklyn 06234 CT
United States

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