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Stephen Matthew Heinz, Sr.

July 13, 1927 ~ August 21, 2020 (age 93)


Stephen Matthew Heinz, Sr., 93, a recent resident of Henderson and formerly of Pasadena, MD, died on August 21, 2020 at Peak Healthcare in Chestertown, MD.

Mr. Heinz was born on July 13, 1927 in Annapolis, MD to the late Matthew and Urta Heinz. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy for 4 years during World War II and then for 9 years in the National Guard. After leaving the service, Stephen eventually applied for a position as a Firefighter with the Annapolis City Fire Department and became the 18th person they ever hired. He would remain there for 19 years before retiring in 1974. During retirement, he joined the Annapolis Police/Fire Retirees Association and, in his spare time, he enjoyed collecting rare coins.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Heinz is preceded in death by his daughters, Margie and Sharon Heinz, and 7 siblings. He is survived by his beloved wife of 70 years, Louise Heinz; sons, Steve Heinz, Jr. of NC and Kevin Heinz, Sr. (Shelly) of MD; and 10 grandchildren.

A memorial service for Stephen will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. at his son Kevin's home in Henderson, MD. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Annapolis Police/Fire Retirees Association (the address will be added soon) or the Alzheimer's Association of Maryland, 1850 York Rd. Suite D, Timonium MD 21093.

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Memorial Gathering
October 3, 2020

12:00 PM
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Gathering begins


Alzheimer's Association of Maryland
1850 York Rd. Suite D, Timonium MD 21093

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