Marie's Story

TROY - Marie E. Heitmann, 93, died January 9, 2015 at a Waterville nursing facility. She was born May 26, 1921 in Brooklyn, NY a daughter of Forrest and Emily (Jenkins) Duryea. Marie graduated from the Amityville (L.I., N.Y.) High School, Class of 1938 and graduated from Pratt Institute in New York City. She married Norman Heitmann, and he predeceased her on June 3, 2010. Marie was a member of the Morses Corner Baptist Church in Corinna and attended the Burnham Baptist Church.

She was a 4-H leader in Troy for many years. Marie served as tax collector for the Town of Troy retiring in 1990. Marie and Norman were longtime members of the Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Club in Dixmont.

She is survived by 3 sons, Richard of Knoxville, TN, John of Orono, and Norman of Hampden; 3 daughters, Nancy Kelley and Denise Nadeau, both of Augusta, and Jo Perry of Fairfield; 8 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; and her sister in law Marie Duryea of Boynton Beach, FL.

She was predeceased by her husband Norman, Jr., her sister, Adelaide Penney, and a brother Theodore Duryea.

Private graveside committal services will be held at Rogers Cemetery in Troy. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Newport. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com
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