Vera Helen (Heine) Masica, Bridgeport, Michigan
Vera Helen (Heine) Masica
Passed away Friday, June 19, 2009, at HealthSource Saginaw. Age 82 years. The daughter of the late Bernhard and Anna (Gauderer) Heine was born January 23, 1927 in Mt. Morris, Michigan. She married Lawrence F. Masica, August 15, 1959. He passed away in 1989. She was employed as a Medical Transcriptionist at Saginaw General Hospital medical record office for five years, as a receptionist for Dr. A.E. Gamon for thirteen years and as an assistant to Dr. M.P. Redfield for seven years retiring in 1984. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Bridgeport since 1959; an honorary member of the 5th Medical Battalion and a member of the Medical Assistants Group of Saginaw. After retirement Vera spent her winters in Arizona. Surviving are a sister and brother-in-law, Ruth and Adolph Buschke, Birch Run, MI; Her dear friend, Marilyn Winterstein, Saginaw, MI; sisters-in-law, Doris Masica and Amy Heine and Martha Ulmer; many nieces, nephews and seven Godchildren. She was predeceased by two brothers, Walter and Lorenz Heine, her sisters-in-law, Anne Stevens, Agnes Masica, Veronica Domagalski, Ruth L. Heine, Delia Heine, Valeria Pawlanta; her brothers-in-law, Adam Masica, Arthur Ulmer, John Stevens, Leon Pawlanta and Jacob Domagalski; and her longtime loving companion, Leon Murphy. The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 22, 2009, at Faith Lutheran Church, 4241 Williamson Road, Bridgeport. Rev. William W. Hessler will officiate with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Church from 9:00 a.m. Monday until the time of the funeral service.