Marilyn Heggen

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Mevec Funeral Home Inc.
224 Milton Avenue
Ballston Spa, New York, United States


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday, January 19, 2023
St. Mary's Church
167 Milton Avenue
Ballston Spa, New York, United States

Obituary of Marilyn A. Heggen

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Malta, New York: Marilyn A. Heggen, 91, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Marilyn was born in Troy, New York on September 3, 1931. She was the daughter of Charles J. and Frances V. (Geiger) Meehan. Raised in Latham, she was a graduate of Vincentian Institute in Albany. She worked for several years for the State of New York and the County of Saratoga. Marilyn met her husband Arne E. Heggen when they were members of the Albany Single Ski Club. They were married for 53 years. Marilyn volunteered with many organizations, including as a religious education teacher at St. Mary's in Ballston Spa, delivering Meals on Wheels, and with her children's activities. She treasured her friendships, especially with her exercise and bridge groups. She also enjoyed many years of skiing and camping with her family and friends. She was a regular attendee at her grandchildren's activities, games and events. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband Arne E. Heggen, her son Arne C. Heggen, her brother Charles J. Meehan and her sisters Betty Murphy(the late James) and Frances Casserly(the late James). Marilyn is survived by her children Karen A. Heggen (Peter S. Klotz, Sr.) of Malta, NY; Mark E. (Jennifer) Heggen of Malta, NY; Katherine (Thomas) F. Burke of Ballston Spa, NY and her daughter-in-law Julie Arel (the late Arne C.) of Essex Junction, VT. She is also survived by her grandchildren Jacqueline Burke (fiancé Cory Adams), Meghan Burke Cochran (Quin), Andrew Heggen, Sophie Heggen, Matthew Heggen and Daniel Heggen, her sister-in-law B. Jane Meehan(the late Charles) of Latham, NY, her longtime friend Elizabeth F. Kmen of Glenville, NY, and many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 from 4-7 pm at Mevec Funeral Home, 224 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Francis R. Vivacqua. 3:30 pm Thursday, January 19, 2023 at St. Mary's Church, 167 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa. Memorial contributions may be made in Marilyn's name to St. Mary's School, 40 Thompson Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020. For directions or to light a candle visit us at
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