Mary Ellen Heinz

May 25, 1934 July 3, 2008

Mary Ellen Heinz (nee Heaton) passed away Thursday, July 3, 2008, at age 74, surrounded by her beloved family. 

She was the beloved wife of 56 years to Nicholas; dear mother of Sharon (Jim) Kucan, Sandy (Jim) OBrien, Patty (Dennis) Luck, Dick (Sheri) Heinz and Danny (Darla) Heinz; loving grandmother of Jimmy (Sarah) Kucan, Melanie Kucan, Jimmy (Sarah) OBrien, Chris (fiancee Andrea) OBrien, Nicole Luck, Brian Luck, Jessie (Shane) Hoppe and Maddie Heinz; and adoring great-grandmother of Dylan, Emily, Josilynn, Shailey, Hunter and Brett. She is also survived by her brother, Del (Adeline) Heaton, other relatives and friends. 

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. vigil prayer service Sunday, July 6, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 15250 W. National Ave., New Berlin. Visitation continues at the funeral home from 8:30 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. Monday, July 7, at which time the funeral procession will leave for a Mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 16000 W. National Ave., New Berlin.  Interment to follow Holy Apostles Parish Cemetery.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-2030 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

(Freeman July 5, 2008)