03.02.13

Kenneth Heil

 Kenneth Harrison Heil of Seymour, formerly of Hamden died March 1, 2013. He is the son of the late Jerome and Estelle Goldman Heil and is survived by his beloved companion of many years Janet Treff, a loving sister Jane Heil Usyk and her husband Michael Usyk of New York City and cousins Stuart Goldman of NYC and Matthew and Charlene Goldman of Hatfield, MA. He was predeceased by a brother John Heil. Ken was a tennis champion in his youth and was at one time ranked in New England.  He was captain of the Hamden High School tennis team, and played for the University of Pennsylvania, of which he was a graduate.  He won many tournaments in New England and was happiest on the court.
   Funeral service will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale – New Haven, Closer to Free Fund, PO Box 7611, New Haven, CT 06519-0611.
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11 Comments

  1. Bobbsie Hertz Rifkin said,

    03.03.13 at 1:02 am

    Dear Jane,
    I hope that you remember me (as Nancy’s sister,a Ridge Top Club member, and of course “Dolly & Aaron and Estelle & Jerry” days gone by.)
    I am VERY sorry to hear about Kenny.

    Love,
    Bobbsie

  2. Edward Cherry said,

    03.03.13 at 4:36 pm

    I remember Kenny as a great guy and a fine
    tennis player.

  3. Lynn said,

    03.03.13 at 6:16 pm

    Dear Janet
    I am so sorry about Kenny. You have been through so much and I want you to know I am here for you. I love you. You are in my prayers
    Love
    Lynn

  4. Sara Mag said,

    03.03.13 at 6:39 pm

    Dear Jane, I was so sorry to read of Kenneth’s death. Please accept my deepest sympathy and know that my thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Sincerely, Sara Mag

  5. Mary Ann & Rocky Edwards said,

    03.03.13 at 10:34 pm

    Janet,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. The times we shared with you and Ken showed us the great love you have for each other. We feel deeply for your loss.
    Love,
    Mary Ann & Rocky

  6. Amy Henricksen said,

    03.04.13 at 2:14 am

    Janet- I am so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. I hope that you will find strength in the memories you have and allow yourself time to mourn the loss of your companion. I have not seen you for a while but still hold you close to my heart. You are in my thoughts and prayers- love you- Amy

  7. Stuart Goldman said,

    03.04.13 at 3:58 am

    With fond memories of Ken, an older first cousin who always seemed to be wearing tennis shorts. He will be missed.

  8. Bill Madison said,

    03.04.13 at 2:45 pm

    Janet,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    Bill

  9. Scott & Gail Mason said,

    03.05.13 at 4:05 pm

    Dear Janet
    Scott & I are so sad to hear about Kens passing. Our thoughts,prayers and love are with you & your family at this time. May God be with you and remember the beautiful times you had together. Stay strong.

    Scott & Gail Mason

  10. Bruce Liebman said,

    03.08.13 at 10:58 pm

    I would like to express my sympathy on Ken’s passing. I’ve known Ken for 15 years as we worked together doing telephone surveys at night. During our breaks we always took walks and talked about our lives and daily events. He will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace.
    Bruce Liebman

  11. Ellie Lucaire Hess said,

    03.11.13 at 12:50 pm

    Dear Janet,

    I am so sorry to hear of ken’s passing. I hope that the love of your friends and family will help you through this difficult time.

    Ellie