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“Phyllis was a true gem. As a customer of mine at Fishel Chrysler Jeep, she always had a smile on her face and would always bring cookies, cake or...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Ben Fishel - Windsor, PA

“I met Phyllis years ago when we both worked at Borders.Her smile hit me first, then her friendliness, soft tone and demeanor.She was one of the most...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Isabella Conner - New Cumberland, PA

“Such a sweet soul, always enjoyed seeing her at Borders/BAM. She will be missed. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Thomas - Glen Rock, PA

“I knew Phyllis from being a customer at BAM. She was always smiling and was always so friendly and pleasant. And I always admired that she was still...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Laree' Waltemyer - York, PA

“Phyllis was such a delightful, sweet woman! Steve, please know that she was loved by everyone who knew her. Rest well, Phyll. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Wendy LaMar - York, PA

“She was one of the sweetest people I've ever had the pleasure of working with. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bob Horn - York, PA

“Phyllis was a sweet and gentle soul who always had a warm smile for everyone she met and I was fortunate enough to have worked with her for a short...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Kellie Tesar - Red Lion, PA

“My condolences to Steve. I am very sorry for your loss. Phyllis was a very sweet lady, and she will be missed. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Risa Quinn Feldbusch - NC


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Phyllis M . (Ensminger) Heffner of Red Lion, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 11th, at 12:47 pm in Lancaster at the age of 78. She was the former wife of Dean L. Heffner of Windsor.

She was born in Red Lion on July 7, 1939 and was the daughter of the late David and Mary (Montgomery) Ensminger. Phyllis was a mail carrier retiring after many years of service and then she worked in retail sales at Books A Million. She enjoyed traveling, reading and keeping busy.

Phyllis leaves a son, Steve A. Heffner of Tumwater, WA. She was preceded in death by a son Michael L. Heffner in 1966.

There will be no viewing. Cremation will take place with Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. Family and friends may extend their condolences on Thursday, April 19th from 6-7 pm at the funeral home. A Memorial Service to Honor and Praise Phyllis will begin at 7 pm with Rev. David D. Tietje, pastor of St. John's United Church of Christ, Red Lion, officiating. Interment will be on Friday, April. 20th at 10 am at Susquehanna Memorial Gardens.

Phyllis was a very kind hearted person and a very loving and caring mother. She was a friend to all she met and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be offered to: Cancer Patient Help Fund, 50 N. Duke St., 2nd Fl. York, PA 17401.