|Jennifer Rae Heffernan|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Friday, 29 November 2013 10:25|
Jennifer Rae Heffernan, of Bowling Green, Ohio, died Wednesday, November 27, 2013, after bravely fighting brain cancer for more than a year.
She was the one true love of her husband, Michael Heffernan, and the loving and devoted mother of Joseph Heffernan, 8, and Ruby Heffernan, 4.
Jen was born January 28, 1971 in Lexington, Kentucky to her parents, H. Milton Ruble of Delta, Ohio and Betty Ruble of Lexington, Kentucky.
Jen was a wonderful and dedicated language arts teacher at both St. Catherine of Siena School in Toledo, Ohio and Baker Junior High School in Fairborn, Ohio, being previously honored with the Ohio Governor's Award for Teaching Excellence.
Jen was an active member of St. Aloysius Church in Bowling Green. Jen loved spending time with family, University of Kentucky basketball, knitting, and reading books.
Jen is also survived by her sister, Laura and brother, Todd, as well as her stepmother, Dawn Ruble, stepsisters, Shawna and Amy, brothers-in-law, Joe, John, Michael, and Shane and sisters-in-law, Mary Kay, Sally, and Jen, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 11432 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Ohio 44106.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday at DUNN FUNERAL HOME, located in Bowling Green's Historical District at 408 W. Wooster St. A Scripture service will take place at 7:45 p.m.. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, December 2nd at 10 a.m. at St. Aloysius Church, 150 S. Enterprise St. Bowling Green.
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