Richard Howard Heck
October 20, 2015
SOUTH HAMILTON: Richard Howard Heck, 68, beloved husband of Jane (Tierney)
Heck, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center in Boston.
Born in Vienna, Austria, he was the son of the late Robert R. Sr. and
Marian (Fennemore) Heck. He graduated from Littleton High School in
Littleton, MA and earned his Bachelorís degree from Salem State
Mr. Heck had been employed as a systems analyst and installed
manufacturing software for several large companies throughout the
world, until the time of his retirement in 2010.
A longtime resident of South Hamilton, he was a member of the Sandy
Bay Yacht Club in Rockport.
In addition to his wife, with whom he
shared 33 years of marriage, he is survived by his loving son, Danny
Heck of South Hamilton; his mother-in-law, Anne Tierney of Peabody,
formerly of Rockport; two sisters, Barbara Thomas and her husband,
Ralph of Pensacola, Fla. and Sandra Lally and her husband, John of
Portland, Ore.; a brother, Robert Heck of England and many nieces and
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of St.
Paul, 50 Union Street, Hamilton, Tuesday at 9 a.m. Relatives and
friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell Funeral
Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. Burial in the
Hamilton Cemetery. Contributions may be made in his memory to the A.J.
Trustey Epilepsy Research Fund, Virginia Fuller, Brigham and Womenís
Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115. Information,
directions, condolences at