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Caryn J. (Heffner) Calarie

July 27, 1961 ~ March 13, 2020 (age 58)

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Caryn J. (Heffner) Calarie, 58, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, March 13, 2020 in her home.  Caryn was born on Thursday, July 27, 1961 in Reading, PA to David Heffner and Jean (Forester) Smith.  She worked as a nannie.  She enjoyed cooking for family and friends and taking afternoon walks around the neighborhood with her girlfriends.  Caryn was a member of the Center United Methodist Church, Fawn Township.  She volunteered for the Interfaith Hospitality Network through her church and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition and she enjoyed doing taxes for those in need.  Her free time was filled spending time with her children and the children she nannied.

Caryn leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 37 years: Jeff Calarie; her children: Devin Calarie at home and Conner Calarie of Arlington, VA, her parents: David (Hanna) Heffner of Ellendale, DE and Jean (Paul) Smith of Blandon, PA and a brother: David Heffner of Reading, PA.  She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents: Harold and Charlotte (Fritz) Gonering.


Family and friends are invited to a celebration to Caryn’s life on Saturday, July 25, 2020 from 10 AM-11:00 AM at the CENTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1575 Donnellville Road, Natrona Heights, PA  15065 where services will start at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Drew Myers, officiating.  Arrangement are under the care of the ROBERT PETERS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1521 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA  15065 (724-224-7730).  For online condolences and more information please visit us at  Memorial contributions can be made to: National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 1310 Old Freeport Road, Box 11561, Pittsburgh,  PA 15238 or visiting

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