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Alan L. Heighberger

August 4, 1951 June 6, 2017
Alan  L.  Heighberger
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Alan L. "Al" Heighberger 65, of Lorain passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday June 6, 2017 at UH Elyria Medical Center. He was born August 4, 1951 in Lorain. Al was inducted into the Elyria Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 1967 Little League State Championship baseball team. He had worked at York International, and The Northcoast Correctional Treatment Center. Al loved spending time with family and friends, talking , golf and music. He was known for his musical knowledge and ability to name classic rock music on just the first note. Survivors include his wife of seven years; Janice M. (nee: Reisz), three sons, Brett A. Heighberger (Leslie) of LaGrange, Matthew P. Heighberger (Michelle) of Elyria, Kyle P. Heighberger of Elyria. Additional survivors include four grandchildren; Alex, Gavin, Katherine, Austin, two sisters; Susan Barney (Michael) of San Anselmo, CA ., Carol Olenik (Michael) Elyria. Al was preceded in death by his parents; Lee and Mary (nee: Macove) Heighberger. Family will receive friends from 3- 7 PM Tuesday June 13, 2017 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440)322-4626 where a Celebration of Al's life will be at 7:00 PM immediately following visitation at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Online condolences can be expressed at

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