Jan 1, 1938 - Jan 29, 2021. John Leonard Heering died in Summerfield,
FL, Jan 29, 2021. He was born in Danbury, CT, Jan. 1, 1938 to
Carl and Olga (Swanson) Heering. He graduated from Danbury High
School in 1955. He joined the Navy and was very proud of his
service. He married Sandra L. Davis in 1964 and they settled
in Bethel to raise a family. He worked for the GSA for many years
retiring in 2004. He was a 50-year member of Phoenix Hose Company
in Danbury. He also played in many bowling leagues. But to know
John was to know the ultimate sports junkie. His favorite teams
were the Baseball and Football Giants. He also enjoyed watching
the lady Huskies play Basketball. He enjoyed his family and friends
and was a fun person to be around. John never met a sausage he
didn't like. He was a sensitive person and always kept his feelings
close to his heart. He loved his wife, children and granddaughters
and was a nice addition to all of the families he touched.
He is survived by his wife Sandra L. Heering Summerfield, FL
and Bethel, CT, his son John L. Heering Jr. Danbury, CT, his
daughters Beth Heering Bristol, CT, and Jennifer Heering Bethel,
CT, his granddaughters Mikaela, Amber and Gabriela, and his brother
William Heering Bristol, CT, and many nieces and nephews. He
was predeceased by his parents, two sisters and four brothers.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Naval Farewell Blessing for John, "May you have fair winds
and following seas."
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