Frank Heintz
1944 - 2018
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Frank Osborne Heintz, retired public servant and former Baltimore Gas & Electric Company President, died from pancreatic cancer at his home in Charlottesville, VA, on January 24, 2018. Frank, 73, leaves behind his wife of 52 years, June, son Aron C. Heintz, daughter Adrienne A. Dent, grandchildren Laurel and Alden Dent, brother Paul Heintz of Philadelphia, PA, sisters Mary Allyn Lindsay of Bedford, VA, and Anne Heintz of Weaverville, NC, and 14 beloved nieces and nephews. Frank was born to Col. Edward Allee (USAAF) and Allyn Allee (nee Capron) in Boca Raton, FL, on March 12, 1944. Col. Allee died while on duty later that year, and Allyn later married Col. Leo H. Heintz, who adopted and fathered Frank, Paul, and Mary Allyn and together had Anne. Frank and June Rutledge met and married in the summer of 1965. Every weekend Frank rode his motorcycle from Connecticut to Virginia to visit June before graduating from Yale University in 1966. After serving in the Peace Corps in Maharashtra, India, Frank and June settled in Baltimore in 1968 and taught in Baltimore City Schools. Frank's 1970 election to the Maryland House of Delegates launched a 25-year career in state and local government. While serving as state delegate, Frank earned a law degree from the University of Maryland. Frank's public roles included Baltimore City Councilor, Executive Director of the Employment Security Administration, and Chairman of the Public Service Commission where he served for 13 years. Following his years of public service, Frank moved to the private sector, and he retired as President and CEO of BG&E in 2004. Frank and June were active members of Woodbrook Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday school and served as treasurer. Frank and June moved to Charlottesville to be near their daughter's family. From Charlottesville Frank served 8 years on the Board of Directors for Pepco Holdings, Inc. Throughout his career, and in his personal life, Frank practiced fairness in judgement, steadfast leadership, stewardship toward others, and simple kindness. Among his family, neighbors, and immediate community, Frank will be remembered for his street soccer scrimmages, his storytelling, his graceful bicycling around town and his genuine, generous smile. A memorial service will be held at St. Paul's Memorial Church at 1700 University Ave. in Charlottesville on Sunday, February 4, at 2:00pm. A reception will follow. Please honor Frank by listening carefully to others-one of Frank's many life gifts.

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Published in Baltimore Sun on Jan. 30, 2018.
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January 23, 2019
Your were the finest man I've ever known. Your enduring love and friendship helped tether me to the earth...
April 10, 2018
You have my condolences, Mr. Heintz was a great man. When I was the blood drive coordinator at BGE, he never missed an opportunity to come by and donate. His smile always brightened the room when he entered and his kindness will never be forgotten.
Helen Flanagan, BGE retiree 2014
February 6, 2018
We are saddened to learn of the passing of Frank, but grateful for his service to our nation with the Peace Corps in India.

Our Condolences,
The National Peace Corps Association
February 1, 2018
My sincere sympathies for the family's loss. Mr. Heintz was definitely a ONE OF A KIND leader as many BGE employees would attest. He never forgot a name - even children and pets! I suspect he had an identic memory - he shared his passion for reading and explained that he did not watch TV. It was an honor being led by such a gracious, beloved leader - he made everyone feel important and he was the most genuine person I've ever met. Frank talked about his family often. What an awesome role model for ALL...great family man and a true depiction of the Golden Rule. I'm sure he is riding his bike all over heaven. May His everlasting light shine upon Frank's face now and forever!
K Flynn
January 31, 2018
Mr. Heintz was a kind gentleman and a joy to work for. Rest in eternal peace, Mr. Heintz. My condolences to his wife and family.
jeri delambo
January 31, 2018
I'm so sorry to hear about the passing of Frank. My thoughts and prayers are with the Heintz family during this difficult time.
Senator Kathy Klausmeier
January 31, 2018
To the family of Frank Heintz I would like to express my condolences to you and may you receive the comfort that God can give as He put his right hand out to you Isa.41:10.13
January 30, 2018
Frank was a neighbor on University Parkway and a distinguished member of the great New Democratic Club, Inc. Ever the fine person, he served us in the House of Delegates and in the City Council. He was a decent touch football player. I am so very sad at his early passing. Love to June and their children.

Robert William Whitby
Robert William Whitby
January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
January 30, 2018
We are Thinking of You at This Time and Wishing You Comfort and Peace.

We know there are no words that can express our thoughts for you and your family. We can only have faith that he is in a much happier place and is at peace.

That hope helped us when our fathers, mothers, and daughter passed away.
God Bless You,
Ted and Alice Sophocleus
Theodore Sophocleus
January 30, 2018
My sympathies and prayers to Mr Heintz' family. I had the pleasure and privilege of working with him at BGE; he was a genuinely kind person. Peace to you.
K.B., Baltimore
January 30, 2018
May you Rest In Peace Frank. Thank you for all that you taught me and for being a friend.
Sarah Had-Hariri
January 30, 2018
My heart aches that we have lost such a good man. Frank was the best listener I ever knew and it was because he cared. And he never forgot that he had met you or what you talked about. The love he felt for people shone through that wonderful smile. I saw him operate as a leader at BGE. You could write a book about leadership watching Frank. He understood business and its demands and he never forgot the people who made the business successful. God bless you, Frank. May He take you in His arms yo thank you. I send my condolences to June and the family and pray that the many wondergul memories you share will see you through.D
Dorothy Schneider
January 30, 2018
So sorry to hear about Frank O. One of the best.. Susan Anderwon
January 30, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Heintz. He will be truly missed. May God comfort your hearts and strengthen you each day during this difficult time. Ps 86:17
January 30, 2018
That amazingly kind man is surely jogging in heaven with a pleasent smile. So sorry for the loss to his family and anyone who knew him and knew the feeling to have a friend who truly listened with compassion. starr
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