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Family of Bruce Jeffrey VEAZIE and Justina Larwill HEISEY

Married 1967 Dec 24 at 223 East Broadway, Granville, OH. Bruce and Tina were married at Tina's home.

Bruce and Tina were married in the home of her parents. Bruce's brother Dick was his Best Man, and Bruce's sister Barbara was Tina's Matron of Honor.

Bruce and Tina's first child, Bruce Jeffrey, was born prematurely and lived only a few short hours.

Bruce and Tina were divorced in 1992 and she changed her name back to Heisey. Tina died from complications of breast cancer. She was cremated and buried in the Heisey plot in Granville

After graduation from The Ohio State University in 1971 with a degree in Engineering Physics, Bruce served as an officer in the US Navy, working in Admiral Rickover's nuclear engineering group in Alexandria, Virginia.

Bruce and Tina then moved to Kingston, Tennessee, where Bruce was employed by Burns and Roe in nearby Oak Ridge, working on the Clinch River Breeder reactor project. Two years later, Bruce began working at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

In 1982, Bruce, Tina and the family moved to Drums, Pennsylvania, where Bruce began working for Pennsylvania, Power and Light, in Berwick on the construction and operation of the Susquehanna Steam-Electric Station, Units 1 and 2. Following Tina's death, he transferred to the Allentown offices of PPL's nuclear department.

Bruce and Lynne met while both were working for Pennsylvania, Power and Light (now ppl LLC). Prior to their marriage, Bruce and Lynne had decided to surprise a friend from Minnesota by showing up ringside at a dogshow the friend was scheduled to judge in Glasgow, Scotland. They then decided to get married while they were in Scotland. They were married at the Registrar's Office in South Queensferry, outside of Edinburgh (pronounced e-din-bur-e, short e sound), close to Glasgow on the Firth of Forth between the Forth highway bridge and the famous Firth of Forth rail bridge. No-one in the ceremony wore trousers. The gents: Bruce, Best Man Tot Barass, and the photographer, all wore kilts of McDonald Hunting Green. Lynne, Matron of Honor Moira Barass, Annie Bouche (friend and dog show judge), and the Registrar Margaret Donelly, all wore skirts. Moira's Skye Terrier Mistie was in attendance, a symbol of faithfulness.

Child 1. Bruce

Jeffie was born prematurely and, sadly, lived only a few hours. His tiny casket was buried in the Heisey plot, under a tree, in Maple Grove Cem., Granville, Ohio.

Child 2. Jason

Jason was named after Bruce's great uncle Rush Stevens. Rush Stevens, whom Bruce met on a family visit to California, was at one time a circuit doctor for the Ute Indians.

Children of Bruce Jeffrey VEAZIE and Justina Larwill HEISEY:

1. Bruce Jeffrey II VEAZIE316 b. 1968 Mar 10316 at Licking Co. Memorial Hosp., Newark, OH316. d. 1968 Mar 10316 at Licking Co. Memorial Hosp., Newark, OH316. bd. Maple Grove Cem., Granville, OH316.
2. Jason Rush VEAZIE b. 1970 May 2.
3. Abigail McGowan VEAZIE b. 1973 Mar 29.
4. Justin Brice VEAZIE b. 1976 Aug 11.
md. Kathy ESPENLAUB


316. Ohio, Granville, Maple Grove Cemetery, Burial Listings printout available at kiosk at entry