BATH, NY.; Georgene W. Heckle, 96, passed away at home on Friday October 30, 2020. She was born in Peru Illinois on April 28, 1924 the daughter of the late George W. Heckle and Nora Witte Heckle.
She graduated with a Bachelors degree.
She was a member and worked for the USO designing values for submarines.
She was a dancer for many shows performing with Lena Horne, Jimmy Durante, Douglas Fairbanks, Danny Thomas, Milton Berle and Bob Hope. She worked with many makeup Artist and performed with the St. Louis outdoor Theater.
She raised ponies, and was a riding Champion with her Welsh Ponies.
She worked at Empire Telephone the Library and Public Defender Office in Bath, NY.
She was predeceased by her parents and her husband and grandson Christopher Torrey.
She is survived by her son-in-law Arthur Torrey of Mendon, NY, grandson Ian (Caroline) Torrey of Seattle, WA, granddaughter Pamela Torrey of Chicago and step granddaughter Freda Torrey of Mendon, NY.
Private Services where held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are being handled by Bond-Davis Funeral Home of Bath.
Posted online on November 12, 2020