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Joseph M. Heller  

Of Silver Spring, MD, on Monday, September 10, 2018. A native Washingtonian, he grew up working in the family business, Heller Bakeries, prior to joining Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, where he worked for many years. Beloved husband of 42 years of Joyce M. Heller; loving father of Theresa Heller, Michael (and Sandra) Heller, Kathy (and Darin) Ridgley, Kelly (and Jeff) Stahley, and Andy (and Charity) Ryder; Pop-Pop of Paige, Alexandra, Drew, Simon, C.J., Lucy and Charlie; brother of Mary Ann Roberts and Gutrum Kahler. Mr. Heller loved his family, the beach, his dogs, the Washington Redskins, and a cold beer.
The family will receive friends at PUMPHREY'S COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Montgomery Ave. (Route 28 just off I-270, exit 6-A) Rockville, MD on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 4101 Norbeck Rd. (at Muncaster Mill Rd.), Rockville, MD on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to , P.O. Box 50, Memphis, Tennessee 38101-0050. Please view and sign the family's online guestbook at

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Pumphrey Funeral Home
300 W. Montgomery Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850-2805
(301) 762-3939
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Published in The Washington Post on Sept. 11, 2018
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