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Bernard C. Heim
September 5, 2023
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Bernard "Bernie" C. Heim, 84, of Moravia, NY passed away Tuesday
September 5, 2023 at Crown Park Nursing Home in Cortland, NY after a
long battle with dementia. Bernie was born June 29, 1939 in
Corning, NY and was the oldest son of Charles & Catherine Henkle
Heim. Following high school he served in the Army stationed in Germany
from 1963-1965. He was a Life Member & Past Commander of VFW Post
7127, Life Member of American Legion Post #800 of Groton and Life
Member of DAV in Cortland.
He was predeceased by his parents, his sister Rose and his first
wife Norma Lester.
A graduate of Moravia Central School Class of 1957 he had worked at
Brockway in Cortland and retired in 2000 from Emerson Electric in
Bernie loved fishing and working his farm in Dresserville; doing
woodworking, building picnic tables and bird feeders until he moved to
Moravia in 2020.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years Iva O. Heim; daughter
Marybeth Heisner; son Dennis Heim; step-son Thomas George;
step-daughter Sandra Pierce; grandchildren Adam Heisner, Brian Heim,
Leah Heim, Liam George, Kennedy George & Connor George; great grandson
Carson Heisner; brother James Heim of Moravia, brother Robert and
sister Irene and several cousins, nieces & nephews.
Calling hours/visitation will be held Sunday September 10, 2023
from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia. A
Graveside Military Service with Honors will be held 1:00 PM Monday
September 11, 2023 in St. Patrick's Cemetery, Moravia.
A reception for family & friends will follow the burial service at
the VFW Post 7127 of Moravia