Penny Heinz

Penny HeinzPenny Heinz, 51, of Scottsdale, Ariz., formerly of Rushville, died at 3:33 p.m. June 1, 2009, at Scottsdale Healthcare Center Osborn Facility in Scottsdale.

She was born Feb. 2, 1958, in Luca, Greece, the daughter of George and Angela Gavares Villies. She married Randall “Randy” Heinz on Dec. 21, 1991, in Rushville. He preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 2006.

She also was preceded in death by her mother, Angela Tziazaras.

Surviving are one son, Mike (and fiance Carolina Comacho) Kostich of Las Vegas; one daughter, Jaclyn (and fiance Lucas Chapman) Kostich of Scottsdale; her father and stepmother, George and Kathy Villies of Luca, Greece; two stepsons, Zach (and Christina) Heinz of Aurora and Jacob (and fiance Karen) Heinz of Montgomery; two brothers, Pete (and Mary) Villies of Orland Park and Bill Villies of Chicago; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held Saturday at Rushville City Cemetery. Wood Funeral Home in Rushville was in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/10/2009