William A. Heffernan, 84, of Valentine Rd Auburn, passed away Thursday, June 16. 2022
Bill, a US Navy Veteran, served from 1957-1962 and his tour include duty on a destroyer
in the Mediterranean. He retired from Stott & Davis Motor Freight and during his
25 plus years as a truck driver, he received numerous safe driving awards. During his retirement,
he enjoyed part-time work at Warn Farms driving the tractor and bailing hay. In the winter month’s he occupied his time by plowing snow for the Town of Niles. Bill was an accomplished woodworker, making frames, furniture and wooden toys. He also loved raising horses with his wife, Lucy, driving his team of Belgium Horses, Burt & Buster. Bill was meticulous with caring for his lawn and you could set your watch to his lawn mowing schedule.
Bill was proceeded in death by his wife Lucy in December 2020, his brother Philip, and nephew Randy. \\ Surviving are his children Bonita (Joe) Sherboneau, Scott Heffernan, Valerie (Tony) Cypert, James Heffernan, Jeanie Heffernan-Whiteford, Duane Heffernan, Mark Heffernan, and Susan Heffernan. Grandchildren Matthew and Daniel Sherboneau, Eric Heffernan, Kyle Sears, Billy Richards, Jacob Heffernan, and Maria Roney.
Funeral Services will be held at Farrell’s Funeral Service, Inc 84 South Street, Auburn NY. at 11 am Monday June 20, 2022 with the Reverend Dr. Leroy Kettinger officiating. Calling hours will be Sunday, June 19th from 4-7pm. at Farrell's Fumeral Service, Inc
Interment will be in Owasco Rural Cemetery.