Claude “Chet” Heggenstaller, 90, of Woodbridge, VA passed on June 25, 2019. He retired from Cameron Station in 1984 after over 35 years of service as a dedicated civil servant. He served in the US Army during the American Occupation of Japan after WWII and is a member of VFW Post #1503. He has been a member of the Loyal Order of Moose for 53 years. He is a life member of Dale City Lodge #2165, where he received his Pilgrim Degree in 1993.
He is predeceased by his wife, Margaret “Peg” (Galbraith) Heggenstaller; daughter, Claudia Marie (Heggenstaller) Donaldson; grandson, Earl “Joe” Rosenberger III; parents, Clyde and Sadie (Diehl) Heggenstaller; sisters, Euphemia “Sis” Kephart and Mary Cole; brothers, Gaylon, Gerald, Howard, Glenn and Donald.
He is survived by three sisters by marriage, Shirley Stewart of Keithville LA, Catherine Galbraith of Alden NY and Lorraine Galbraith of Lock Haven PA. In addition, he is survived by four children and their spouses/partners, Julie Heggenstaller (Jimmy Wagnon), Jerry Donaldson, Mickey Dent (Gary Phillips), Jodi Fulton and Gary Heggenstaller (Rhonda); 15 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends and family Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. with a VFW service at 6 p.m. and a Moose service at 7 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge, VA 22192. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 12, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Miller Funeral Home with interment to follow at Quantico National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers please make donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society or Dale City Moose Lodge 2165 building fund.