Hedwig Maria ‘Hedi’ deJonge

Hedwig Maria “Hedi” deJonge, 75, of Pisgah Forest, N.C., passed away peacefully Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Transylvania Regional Hospital.

A native of Trier, Germany, she was a daughter of Albert and Anna Maria Brand. She had called Transylvania County home for the last 12 years and was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Brevard, N.C.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles P. deJonge.

Surviving are three children, Marcus Pierre (Christiane) deJonge and Earl Chalmer deJonge, both of Bradenton, Fla., and Annette Maria (Brian) Travis of Pisgah Forest, N.C.; three siblings, Arnold (Pauline) Brand of Biersdarf, Germany, Maria Rinken of Altrichimbunert, Germany, and Cilly Kloos and Matti of Trier, Germany; three wonderful grandchildren, Joshua, Bradli and Stephany; and several nieces and nephews in Germany, all of whom adored her and whom she loved and enjoyed greatly.

Her memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Brevard, N.C.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.ashevillemortuaryservices.com.