Richard Charles Heitz

Born: Fri., Sep. 15, 1933
Died: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jun. 08, 2019

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Richard Charles Heitz, age 85, died October 8, 2019, at his home in Leesburg, FL.


Richard was born September 15, 1933 in the Bronx, NY and lived on Long Island, NY, until moving to Connecticut in 1961. He served in the United States Army for 1956 until 1958, stationed in Japan. For many years, Richard worked as a general manager for Samarius Precision Instruments and then for Rapid Power Pack before retiring and moving to Florida.


Richard married his wife Jean in 1965. They have two children. As a “cradle” Lutheran, Richard has been active in church his whole life. He has been a member of Gloria Dei for fifteen years.


Besides his wife; Jean, Richard is survived by his children; Richard C. Heitz, Jr (Nikki) of Southington, CT and Denise Fremeau (Ted) of Lancaster, MA; grandchildren; Alyssa Heitz and Shane Fremeau; his brother; Kenneth Heitz (Mary) of Leesburg, FL and two nephews and one niece.


The graveside committal service and burial; with Military Honors; will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at 11 AM, at Forest Dale Cemetery. The Rev. Greg Homan, pastor of the Rochester Federated Church will officiate.


Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral home in Brandon.


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Julie Lee
   Posted Thu October 24, 2019
Jean, I just found out about your loss. I cannot tell you how sorry I am. Dick was a good man. Feel free to e-mail me, perhaps we can meet for lunch.

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