Sedwick, Dr. Heide, OFS – 79 of Portage, passed away on May 10, 2023 at Forest Hills Personal Care Home in Sidman. She was born on July 19, 1943 in Kassel, Germany. Heide was the daughter of Ursula Bimber. She is preceded in death by her mother and her brother Michael. She is survived by her loving daughter, Kim wife of William Miller, Jr. of Portage.
Heide received her Doctorate Degree from IUP and she also received a Masters Degree from IUP in Labor Relations. Heide was a psychologist and owner of Cresson Psychological Services. She taught psychology at Mount Aloysius College. Heide established the psychological center: St. Michael’s House for children in Bosnia. She was a member of the St. Elizabeth Secular Franciscan Fraternity in Loretto. Heide was also a member of St. Bartholomew Church in Wilmore and she had a special devotion to The Blessed Mother and Saint Michael.
Family will receive friends on Monday, May 15, 2023 from 3PM to 7PM at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Portage. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at 11 AM at St. Bartholomew Church in Wilmore, Fr. Joseph Nale, Celebrant. Committal in Armagh Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Heide’s name to St. Bartholomew Church C/O 550 Main Street, South Fork, PA 15956 and/or St. Elizabeth Secular Franciscan Fraternity in Loretto.
The Family would like to give a special thank you to Forest Hills Personal Care Home and Asera Care Hospice and Staff for the love and excellent care that they had given to Heide.
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