September 8, 1930 – January 10, 2014
Obituaries » BEVERLY A. HEIL
HEIL, BEVERLY A., 83, died January 10, in Sun City Center, Fla. She was born Sept. 8, 1930, in Pismo Beach, Calif., the daughter of Howard Pratt and Evelyn Boardman. She lived for most of her childhood in Tunbridge and Chelsea, attended South Royalton High School and graduated from Chicopee High School in Chicopee, Mass. She also attended Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Mass., and received a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in administration and supervision from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. She married Harold Heil in Belmont, Mass., Oct. 7, 1951. She taught fifth grade for many years in the Berea, Ohio, school system and was a member of the educational professional organizations, Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Delta Kappa. She retired from teaching in June 1990, and moved with her husband to Englewood, Fla. She was a member of the Englewood United Methodist Church, and served as president of the Eighteen Hole Ladies’ Golf Association at the Boca Royale Golf and Country Club. In 2002, she and her husband moved to Sun City Center, where she was a member of the Sun City Center United Methodist Church. She enjoyed reading, golfing, traveling, exercise classes, plays, music shows, dancing, cards, movies, cross stitching, and watching professional golfers in action. Survivors include her husband, Harold Heil of Sun City Center; two sons, Jeffrey Heil of Westport, Conn., and James Heil of Royal Palm Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Dr. Elizabeth Heil of Oviedo, Fla., and Andrea Sand of Woodstock, Vt.; a sister, Anita Nichols of Waterbury Center; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.