Obituary: Rachel U. Heston

Rachel U. Heston, 88, a longtime Haddonfield resident, passed away Nov. 23.

Rachel U. Heston, 88, a longtime Haddonfield resident, passed away Nov. 23. She was the beloved wife of Mark Heston; loving mother of Catherine (Mark) Bare, Becky (Scott) Wible, Beth Manning (Chris Mattern), Sue (Dave) Garner. She was a cherished grandmother of Michael Bare, Adam (Meredith) Bare, Rachel (Gustavo) Alban, Caitlyn Manning, Colin Garner, Peter Garner and Eric Garner; Devoted Great-Grandmother of Tito and Abby Alban. Daughter of the late Edwin “Pete” and Catherine Underdown.

Rachel graduated from HMHS (Class of ’46), attended Green Mt. Jr. College and graduated from Pierce School of Business. She was a secretary at Grace Episcopal Church for 10 years and then at Archer & Griener in Haddonfield for 17 years. Rachel was a longtime member of Grace Church, where she met her husband of 56 years in Choir and actively participated in the E.C.W. She and Mark traveled on wonderful cruises together, but Rachel’s happiest place was “down the Shore” spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 19 Kings Hwy E., where her Service will follow at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be held at Harleigh Cemetery in Camden, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Rachel may be made to either the Church at the above address or to Samaritan Hospice, 5 Eves Dr. Suite 300, Marlton, NJ 08053. Arrangements by Kain-Murphy Funeral Services, Haddonfield.