Heather Beck (please note service details have been updated)
1953 - 2024
Heather Beck (please note service details have been updated)
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday May 18, 2024
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BECK, Heather Ann 71, Ray Point Road, Maitland. It is with great sadness that the family of Heather Beck announce her sudden passing on February 2, 2024 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater, after a very short battle with cancer.

Born January 8, 1953, she is the oldest daughter of Wauneta (Wile) Zinck, Mahone Nursing Home, and the late Earl Zinck. Heathers family was her whole world and she loved everyone dearly. She will be truly missed.

Surviving are her husband of 29 years, Wendell Oickle; children Neil Slauenwhite (Karen), Lapland, Natasha Slauenwhite (Greg), Lunenburg, David Beck (Nicole), Pine Grove; stepson Richard Oickle, Wild Cat Road; step-daughter Tara Vatcher, Dartmouth. Heather was blessed to have four beautiful grandchildren: McKenzie Slauenwhite, Ben Wentzell (Kaylee), Alex and Claire Beck; step-grandchildren Camryn Fancy, Sierra Warren Banfield. She was also blessed to become a great grandmother to Layla Wentzell.

Also surviving are her brothers and her sister, Perry Zinck (Debbie), Peggy Jefferson (Donnie), Tommy Zinck (Vicki); many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Please join our family in celebrating the life of the late Heather Ann Beck . A Graveside service is to be held May 18th, 2024  at the Lapland Green Haven Cemetery at 2pm officiated by Rev. Willis Ott. All are welcome. A celebration of life to follow at the Maitland Community Hall 452 Northfield Road Blockhouse  from 2:30 to 5:00pm, where we would love all your fond memories of Heather to be shared . Family flowers only. If you wish to make a donation in Heather's name you may do so to the Canadian Cancer Society. Heather always said " When I pass I want a Celebration of Life not a funeral, there should be laughter and memories shared instead of tears and sorrow ".

Cremation has taken place under the direction of the R.A. Corkum Funeral Home, Wileville, where on-line condolences may be made by visiting www.corkumfuneralhome.ca

A Letter from Heaven

When tomorrow starts without me
And I’m not here to see,
If the sun should rise and find your eyes,
Filled with tears for me.

I wish so much you wouldn’t cry,
The way you did today,
While thinking of the many things
We didn’t get to say.

I know how much you love me,
As much as I love you,
And each time you think of me,
I know you’ll miss me too.

When tomorrow starts without me,
Don’t think we’re far apart,
For every time you think of me,
I’m right there in your heart.
Heather Beck (please note service details have been updated)