Madison Rayne ‘Maddy’ Heaton

May 2, 2000 - March 4, 2018


Madison Rayne “Maddy” Heaton, 17, Altoona, passed away Sunday at UPMC Altoona.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Daniel Lee Heaton Jr. and Nina Lynn (Kurtz) Harris.

Surviving are her parents; her stepfather, Paul Clark Harris III; a brother, Cross Harris of Altoona; her grandparents: Ronald and Cheryl Kurtz of Williamsburg; her grandfather, Daniel Lee Heaton Sr. of Altoona; her grandmother, Denise Brown of Duncansville; two uncles: Patrick Kurtz of Hollidaysburg and Raymond Heaton of Harrisburg; an aunt and uncle: Gregory and Stacey Robb of Bellefonte; and her two dogs: Jax and Apollo.

She was preceded in death by her great-grandmothers: Betty Loucille Brumbaugh and Martha Heaton; and her great-grandfathers: Robert Heaton and George Brown.

Maddy was employed as a cashier at Weis Market, and she was a senior at Altoona Area High School. She was majoring in dental assistance at Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center.

She was a member of National Technical Honor Society-Dental Assisting and was a Spartan Race Competitor.

She loved spending time with family and friends, and she enjoyed traveling, listening to music and the Pittsburgh Pirates, and she loved animals and helping people.

Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018, at The Good Funeral Home Inc., Alto-Reste Park, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, 2018. Interment will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648, or to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.