Alberta S. Heckman, 89, of Fort Meyers, Fla., passed away Monday, March 9, 2020, at her second home in Beaufort.

The family will hold a private graveside service at a later date in Pennsylvania.

She is survived by her son, Robert W. Heckman of Bartow, Fla.; daughter, Barbara Francis-Heckman of Beaufort; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Heckman; and daughters-in-law, Patricia Heckman and Nancy Francis-Heckman.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Alberta’s memory can be given to the family foundation, True Heart Animal Foundation, 129 Turner St., Beaufort, NC 28516, or online at gofundme.com/f/memorial-fund-true-heart-animal-foundation.

Arrangements are by Noe Funeral Service Inc. of Beaufort. Condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at www.noefs.org.

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