Athena M. Hertz-Deen
09/17/1967 - 09/04/2018

Athena M. Hertz-Deen, 50, of Bradenton, FL, entered into God’s eternal care on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, FL.  Born September 17, 1967 in Goldsboro, NC, she was the daughter of Patrick W. Hertz of McSherrystown and Nora Joyce Martin of Newfoundland.  Athena was a 1985 graduate of Hanover High School. She was an avid fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR Jimmy Johnson. She was a Notary and performed numerous marriages on the beaches of Florida. Athena had a zest for life and was devoted to her family and many friends who will miss her wit and gleaming smile. Athena was an organ donor, therefore, allowing others to live and carry on her legacy.  Surviving in addition to her parents are two daughters; Fiona and Cherie Deen both of Bradenton, FL, a brother; David J. Hertz of York and two special aunts; Kathy McMaster and Mary C. Brown both of Hanover.  A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, September 15 in Bradenton. A local memorial service will be held at a later date.  Memorial contributions in memory of Athena may be made to:   This account will assist in college expenses for her two daughters or American Heart Association, 1019 Mumma Road, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.


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Posted at:09/19/2018 12:12 am
DiAnna Covemaker
My deepest sympathy to my dear friend Athena's family. May you all find peace in knowing how much she was loved, and what a beautiful gift heaven has received. She was a shining star here in our presence,Now an angel with many gems in her crown for all the goodness she showed. May you all be proud of wonderful woman she evolved into. She shall always be in our hearts with great memories she gave us❤

Posted at:09/17/2018 9:09 pm
My heart goes out to her family and friends. God bless you and your family.My prayers are with her and her family.She was a awesome person and very sweet lady.Will miss you girl and will always remember you and never forget you.Fly high with the angels.

Posted at:09/18/2018 12:12 pm
Barbara L Hertz
Jim and I send our love and condolences for your loss. Athena was a beautiful woman inside and out and we will miss her very much. Family is everything and we love you very much!

Posted at:09/17/2018 12:12 pm
David "Scotty" Bolton
I am just now hearing of the loss of our friend, Athena Hertz Deen. She was a bright soul in a dark world. Her smiles were real, and she conveyed that joy to others. She will be missed by all who have known her. Rest well and fly high, Nighthawk.

Posted at:09/17/2018 6:06 pm
Deen Family, Cherish all the special moments that you have shared together. To lose a mom to death is a great loss. Our entire emotional makeup is jarred for a long time after the death of a person we truly loved. Many people have found true comfort and hope at John chapter 11. Your mom is not suffering any pain or heartache. She has the wonderful hope of a resurrection to a righteous new world where sickness and death will be no more. (John 5:28,29; Isaiah 25:8,33:24) Sincerely, Doreen Webb

Posted at:09/16/2018 9:09 pm
Laure Cline
RIP in peace. Fly high with the Angels. You will be missed.

Posted at:09/15/2018 9:09 pm
Kathy Shaulis
RIP my friend

Posted at:09/15/2018 9:09 pm
Everett Gresiak
An angel on earth now an angel in heaven. God had higher plans for our prescious one and we must understand. Godspeed Athena..Godspeed my angel.. We shall ride wild horses once again when the chariot brings me to you in heaven. Forever in my heart Everett....

Posted at:09/15/2018 3:03 pm
Rest in peace.

Posted at:09/15/2018 11:11 am
Jennifer laforest
You will be greatly missed.

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