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Virginia "Jinny" Robertson Heckert


August 31, 2017

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Virginia "Jinny" Robertson Heckert

Virginia "Jinny" Robertson Heckert, wife of the late Robert "Bob" Heckert, of Pisgah Forest, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, N.C.

She was born in 1928 and was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y.

She graduated from Packer Collegiate Institute and Chatham University, receiving a degree in chemistry. After graduation she worked for Pfizer Inc., researching and developing antibiotics.

She married Bob Heckert in 1950 and they were married for 65 years until his death. Together, they raised five children, living on Long Island, N.Y., Ridgewood, N.J., an...

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