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James L. Heider

September 21, 1947 ~ September 18, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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James Heider Obituary

James “J.L.” Heider, 75, of Murrysville, passed away Monday, September 18, 2023, at West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh, surrounded by family.  He was born September 21, 1947, in Wilkinsburg, son of the late Homer and Lou Ellen (Wilson) Heider. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Olivia Marie Pasquale. 

Jim was employed by Dominion Resources (formerly Peoples Natural Gas) of Greensburg for over 35 years and was a life member of the Murrysville Volunteer Fire Department.  He enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, and woodworking.  Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with and was most proud of his grandchildren.

Jim will be dearly missed by his wife of almost 50 years, Barbara (Mauro) Heider; two daughters, Anita Pasquale and Sarah (Jeremy) Johnston; four grandchildren, Noah, Haley, Jacqueline and Allison. He is also survived by several siblings, in-laws, cousins, nieces, and nephews. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, PO Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061, or by visiting Visitation is from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, September 23, 2023, at which time a funeral service will be held at Hart Funeral Home, Inc., Murrysville. Interment will follow at Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. For online condolences, please visit 

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September 23, 2023

10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home Inc
3103 Lillian Avenue
Murrysville, Pennsylvania PA

Funeral Service
September 23, 2023

12:00 PM
Hart Funeral Home Inc
3103 Lillian Avenue
Murrysville, Pennsylvania PA


American Macular Degeneration Foundation
PO Box 515, Northampton MA 01061
Tel: 1-888-622-8527


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