William R. Heidenreich

April 26, 1944 ~ May 4, 2020


William R. Heidenreich, 76, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020 at the Butler Memorial Hospital, where he fought a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born April 26, 1944 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Willard R. Heidenreich and the late Agnes Shimmel Heidenreich.

William worked for Pullman Standard in the Paint Shop for 25 years, he then worked at the VA retiring in 2006 as a carpenter. William built model trains, enjoyed fishing, hunting.and woodworking, and also was a multi talented handy man. He especially loved his children and grandchildren. William was a veteran of the United States Army serving in the Vietnam Era. He was a member of Homeacre Chapel.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy Minehart Heidenreich whom he married on August 7, 1965, two sons, William J (Carrie) Heidenreich of Chicora, PA, and David A. (Becky) Heidenreich of Butler, PA; one daughter, Carole (Jason) Sholes of Slippery Rock PA; six grandchildren, Jay and Heather Sholes, Anna, Lora,and Daniel Heidenreich and Brandon Bowline; one brother, Thomas Heidenreich of Meridian, PA; several nieces and nephews.

Due to the many restrictions imposed because of the Coronavius there will be no public visitation.

A private service was held with Reverend David L. Fisher of Homeacre Chapel, officiating.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Private burial took place in the Butler County Memorial Park.


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