John Leonard Heering


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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