Edna Mae Baughman Heckman

February 12, 1938 ‒ April 21, 2013

Mount Gilead, Ohio

MOUNT GILEAD: Edna Mae Baughman Heckman, 75, of Mt. Gilead, passed away Sunday, April 21, 2013 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital.

Edna Mae was born February 12, 1938 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania the daughter of William and Jennie (Belles) Harrison.

A talented cook and baker, for 16 years Edna Mae worked as cook for Stan’s Restaurant and more recently as cook for Oak Grove Manor Nursing Home. Her family’s favorite recipe however was Edna Mae’s one of a kind sugar cookies.

Enjoying both embroidering and crocheting Edna Mae loved crocheting blankets for her children, and grandchildren.

She collected both Elvis memorabilia and Disney’s, Tinker Bell. Fun spirited, her favorite vacation destination was Disney World. Edna Mae also enjoyed traveling out west.

A member of Gilead Friends Church, Edna Mae will be remembered for her giving spirit.

Surviving are her husband Thomas Heckman of Mt. Gilead; children Joan (Ted) Hulls of Delaware, Robert Tresh, Jr. of Johnsville, Rixson (Zelma) Tresh of Mt. Gilead, Charles Tresh (Ginni Price) of Mansfield, Donna and Wayne Mauk of Johnsville, Don Tresh of Mansfield; Annette (Jeff) Meyers of New Castle, Delaware, William Tresh of Paige, Arizona, Rodney (Karen) Tresh of California; step children Debbie (Jeff) Eastridge of Kings Mt., North Carolina, Tommie Heckman of Mansfield, Tim Heckman of Columbus, Ted Heckman of Sandusky; 20 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 13 step grandchildren; 9 step great grandchildren; brother William (Deb) Harrison of Birdsboro, Pennsylvania; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her brother Russell Harrison.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be Thursday at 11 am. Entombment will be in the mausoleum at Oak Grove Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society may be made through the funeral home.