Albert Raymond Heilman, Jr, 66, a 63-year resident of Pasadena, died February 13 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. He was born on December 4, 1947, in Baltimore, to the late Elizabeth Cook and Albert Raymond Heilman, Sr. In his youth, he worked for many years at 3B's Bakery in Pasadena, before entering the United States Army during the Viet Nam War, serving from 1969 to 1971. After the service, he went to work for Northeast High School until retiring, and most recently worked at Food Lion. He enjoyed spending time with his four granddaughters and taking care of his wife. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Bernard Heilman, and three sisters: Virginia Durking, Ellen Heilman, and Louise Orem. He is survived by his beloved wife of 28 years: Salvadora Carlene Heilman; two sons, Samuel Ostrowski and Joseph Heilman, both of Pasadena; five sisters: Mary Schimminger, of Cumberland, Catherine Campbell and Barbara Akehurst, both of Florida, Teresa Bollinger of Westminster, and Patricia Heilman, of Pasadena; and four grandchildren. Friends are invited to visit rom 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., Sunday and Monday at the Gregory J. Gonce Funeral Home, PA, 169 Riviera Drive, Pasadena. The procession will leave the funeral home 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to go to a Mass of Christian Burial which will be held at 10 a.m.in St. Jane Frances Church. Interment will follow in Meadowridge Memorial Park. Feel free to express your condolences online at gjgoncefuneralhome.com
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Published in the Maryland Gazette on Feb. 16, 2013