Max Alfred Heinrich

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Max Alfred Heinrich, 93, passed away of congestive heart failure on March 17, 2018. He is survived by Bette Riggs Heinrich, his wife of 68 years; sons, Paul and wife, Janie, of Eldersburg; Karl and wife, Leyla, of Clarksburg; Kurt and wife, Brenda, of Frederick; and daughter, Joyce Friel, of Charles Town, WV; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Max was raised in Lock Haven, PA. He attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences and the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, obtaining a Ph.D. in pharmacology in 1952. Subsequently he joined the faculty at the School of Medicine at South Dakota University in Vermillion, SD. In 1959 he became Chairman of Pharmacology and Physiology at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. Four years later he became a Health Science Administrator for the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD working in several research programs until his retirement in 1988. He was an active member at Calvary United Methodist Church in Frederick and initiated their Stephen Ministry program as their leader, training 27 persons to become Stephen Ministers. He also volunteered at Frederick Memorial Hospital and the Hospice of Frederick County. He and his wife moved to Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster in 1999 and he was a volunteer in the Patient Relations Department of Carroll Hospital for many years. A memorial service will be held at Carroll Lutheran Village, Krug Chapel on Saturday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation from 1:00-2:00. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Resident's Assistance Fund of Carroll Lutheran Village.



Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 25, 2018
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