Beverly Heerschap, formerly of Tobyhanna, PA and Hawthorne NJ, passed away on Saturday, May 9th at Valley View Nursing Home in Norwich after a long illness. Beverly is survived by her daughter, Deb Winters and son-in-law, Dave Winters; sisters, Norma Tuminello, Joan Nelson, Jeanne Smith; brothers, Karl Tempe and sister-in-law, Barbara Tempe, Harry Tempe and sister-in-law, Peggy Tempe and sisters-in-law, Alice Tempe and Carol Tempe. She is predeceased her husband, Leo F. Heerschap and by her first husband, Anthony Palermo; her parents, William F. Tempe and Pauline Kaes Tempe of Paterson, NJ; her brothers, Frank Tempe, William Tempe, Robert Tempe, Richard Tempe and sister-in-law, Barbara Tempe; nephew, Richard Tempe Jr.; sisters, Marie Wallace, Barbara Silvestri, Betty Jane Worflar, Antoinette “Anna” Fay, Pauline Hacker and brother-in-law, Russell Hacker; brothers-in-law, Gary Smith and John Rapp, Les Nelson and “grandson” Michael Winters. Beverly is from a large family and is survived by many nieces and nephews: William Wallace, Ellen (Wallace) Dakake and husband, Thomas, Karen (Wallace), Frederick Wallace, Frank Wallace, Donald Wallace, Edward Wallace, Cheryl (Wallace), Alice (Wallace), Wayne Wallace, Gary Wallace, Patty Ann (Tuminello), Jo Ann (Tuminello), William “Skip” Tempe , Sandra (Tempe) Russell and husband Pat, Brian Tempe, Alison (Tempe) Chiaradio and husband, Bob, Jay Tempe, John MacDonald, Michele Rapp, Ronald Rapp Sr., Diane (Rapp) Tramotana and husband, John, Lorraine (Rapp) Detweiler and husband Shaun, Ruth (Rapp) Smith and husband Rick, David Rapp and wife Judy, Kathleen (Rapp) Anastos and husband Chad, Karl Tempe, Susan (Tempe), Shawn Tempe, Stanley Tempe, Debra Ann (Tempe), Christine Tempe, Jeffrey Tempe and wife Stephanie, Dawn (Tempe), Brenda (Tempe) Gary Tempe, Randy Tempe, Kandy (Tempe), Charles Stephenson, Todd Silvestri, Tina Silvestri, Kenneth Worflar, Kimberly (Worflar) Shiro. Beverly worked at Clarkwood in Hawthorne, NJ as a print setter/offset stripper until she retired. She loved to watch and care for the wild animals in her backyard from hummingbirds to deer. She loved her hot cup of coffee and a good donut, cooking for her large extended family, making chocolates for Easter gifts, and visiting the casino. She used to enjoy going square dancing and going out with friends. Private services will be held in the summer. In lieu of flowers the family asks that you plant a tree in Beverly’s memory or during this time of Covid-19 send a meal to the nursing staff at Valley View Nursing home 40 Park Street, Norwich NY 13815 in memory of Beverly. Arrangements are under direction of Root Funeral Home, 23 North Chenango Street, Greene, New York 13778, and condolences may be sent to the family at www.rootfh.com.
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