Henry F. Heywood

Henry F. Heywood

Saturday, January 14th, 1933 - Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Henry F. Heywood, of Sellersville, formerly of Philadelphia, passed away on Monday, January 7, 2019, in Quakertown Center, Quakertown. He was 85.

He was the beloved husband of Beverly A. (Holden) Heywood. The couple would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary in June 2019.

Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Henry A. and Elizabeth G. (Dugan) Heywood.

Mr. Heywood was a U.S. Navy veteran, having served during the Korean War. He also later served for 16 years with the U. S. Air Force.

Henry had been employed for 24 years by SEPTA as a bus instructor.

He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church, Sellersville.

An avid distance runner in his younger years, Henry had enjoyed all sports, especially watching the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles. He particularly loved spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two sons, Michael T. Heywood and his wife, Rolyn, of Sellersville, and Kenneth F. Heywood; five grandchildren, Christina G., Sean Michael, Maya Elizabeth, Claire, and Kevin; and two sisters, Elizabeth Fuxa, of Washington, and Teresa Heywood, of Philadelphia.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Heywood.

A visitation will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 445 North Main Street, Sellersville, PA 18960, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m.

Interment with military honors will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Heywood’s name may be made to the Bucks County SPCA, 60 Reservoir Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 | 10:00am - 10:45am
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
    St. Agnes Catholic Church
    445 North Main St
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 11:00am
    St. Agnes Catholic Church
    445 North Main St
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Jeffrey M. Stecz
  • Interment

    Washington Crossing National Cemetery
    830 Highland Road
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Gerard J. St. John

Posted at 11:13am
Can this be the same Hank Heywood that I knew some 60 years ago? Heywood is a common name – but here the parts seem to fit: Philadelphia as the place of origin; the approximate age; and service in the Air Force. It was 1957-58. Hank was stationed at Dover Air Force Base, but he regularly came home to northeast Philadelphia on the weekends. Then he joined Dom Zambino and me working out on Lincoln High School’s athletic grounds. About a dozen years ago, I wrote a reminiscence about Dom Zambino. The following is a link to that story (Zambo) on the authorsden.com websit. http://www.authorsden.com/visit/viewshortstory.asp?id=20929 The next-to-the-last page tells about Hank joining us on weekends. Hank was an upbeat guy and a good athlete. My condolences to you for your loss.

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