Bruce Karl Hedin

Bruce Karl Hedin, age 64, of Trappe, PA passed away at Lankenau Medical Center after a long illness on Thursday, September 2, 2021.

He was born in Philadelphia, PA on August 31, 1957, the son of Donald LeRoy Hedin and the late Marion (Pioch) Hedin.  

Bruce was raised in Hatboro and was a graduate of Upper Moreland High School and Temple University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Bruce enjoyed discovering new recipes and creating culinary masterpieces; working on cars especially his Triumph GT6 and Honda S2000; various genres of novels including a special interest in thriller novels and science fiction; action packed movies such as Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings; and many home DIY projects. 

He worked as a Design Engineer across multiple disciplines, including Ford Motor Company designing car radios; GAI-tronics focusing on pager and telephone systems; Aviom audio networking technologies; and IS&S working on the design of airplane cockpits. 

 Bruce is survived by his wife, Kathy (Ritchie) Hedin of Trappe, PA;

father, Donald LeRoy Hedin of Hatboro, PA;

son, Drew Hedin of Kailua-Kona, HI;

daughter, Stephanie Hedin (& Matt Kellar) of Trappe, PA;

brother, Mark (& Debbie) Hedin of Huntingdon Valley, PA;

brother, Dale (& Lynn) Hedin of Raleigh, NC;

sister, Donna (& Brian) Silverman of Cranford, NJ;

brother, Dean Hedin of Hatboro, PA;

brother in-law John (& Susan) Ritchie of San Francisco, CA;

as well as nieces and nephews, Chris (& Brenna) Hedin, Mike (& Jackie) Hedin, Collin Ritchie, Isabella Ritchie, and Erin Ritchie.  

His Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at 11:00 AM in the Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 224 West Main Street, Trappe, PA 19426. Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation on Tuesday morning from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home.  

 Interment will be private in Schwenksville Cemetery.  

We are eternally grateful for the compassion and support we received from the staff at Lankenau Medical Center throughout this difficult journey.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lankenau Medical Center in support of the Intensive Care Unit. Please list Bruce’s name in the memo line and mail contributions to Lankenau Medical Center Foundation Development Office, 240 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite 340, Radnor, PA 19087. Feel free to contact Katie Beddis at with any questions.

Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 224 West Main Street, Trappe, PA, (610) 489-7900