MOUNT VERNON β€” Bruce Hecker, formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly in Boca Raton, Florida, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019.

Bruce was born April 22, 1945, to Delmer and Nellie (Troyer) Hecker in Berlin. He was a 1963 graduate of Hiland High School, Berlin, received his undergraduate degree from Kent State University in 1967 and his MBA from Case Western Reserve University in 1973. Bruce made his career in banking and retired in 2015. During his retirement he enjoyed golfing and trips to see his grandchildren.

He is survived by his two daughters, Julie (Larry) George of Westerville and Kristen (Mark) Harding of Cincinnati; and adored grandchildren, Kendall and Lindsay George and Erin Harding; his brother, Mark (Billie) Hecker of Holmesville; and sister, Diana (Wayne) Youngen Beaber of Sugarcreek.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Delmer and Nellie Hecker.

Calling hours will be held at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon Saturday, Nov. 9, from 1-3 p.m. with the funeral at 3 p.m. A light meal will follow after the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Salvation Army of Broward County, P.O. Box 230, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33302. β€” please note β€œIn Memory of Bruce Hecker.”

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