November 24, 1925 ~ October 11, 2021
Frances Rita Hecker was born on November 24, 1925 in Buffalo NY. Our mom wore many hats, Daughter to Stanley & Anna Whitlock, Sister to Mary, Eleanor, Adele, Donald & John. Wife to William (Bill) Hecker. Mother, Mom, Momma to her children, Barbie, Jackie, Willie, Holly, Joanie, Karen, Lori (John), Janice (Mike), Tommy (Janice), Anne (Troy), & Kimmy (Paul).
She was Grandma, Nana, GGma, & Great Great Grandma to her many grandkids, and Aunt Franny to all her nieces & nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, her husband, six of her children and two of her grandchildren.
Last of the great Matriarchs.
An incredible woman, a strong woman, who loved and lost more than most could know.
She was 95 when she passed away on October 11, 2021 at home and with family, where she wanted to be.
Cremation was at Hatfield Funeral Home in Sierra Vista, AZ www.hatfieldfh.com
A Rosary and Catholic Mass was held on Monday morning, October 18, 2021 at Our Lady of the Mountains Church in Sierra Vista, AZ.
A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, November 1st, 2021 at 10:00am at North Hilmar Cemetery on 8710 Tegner Rd, Hilmar CA.
Flowers may be sent to Allen Mortuary or to North Hilmar Cemetery. Donations to Mom’s favorite charities would also be greatly appreciated. American Diabetes Assoc diabetes.org/Diabetes/Donation or American Cancer Society cancer.org
“She is clothed with strength and dignity” Proverbs 31:25