Dorothy Heckel of Ridgewood passed away on September 06, 2010 at the age of 86. She was the beloved wife of the late Walter. She was the devoted mother of Walter and Glen. The dear mother in law of Patty and Susan. She was the dear sister of Gloria Piller. She is also survived by five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Services were held at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church. Internment followed at St. John's Cemetery under the direction of Hess-Miller Funeral Home, 64-19 Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village, NY 11379.