Francis P Heller (Patty) died peacefully in Valley Hospital on July 9th, 2019 in Ridgewood, NJ at the age of 82.
Francis is survived by his wife Katherine nee: Di Salvo, his daughters Kathy Anne and her husband Anthony of Oakland, Roseanne and her husband Mark of Oakland. Grandchildren Remi, Blaise, Dalton, Taylor, Joseph, Devon and Garrett. He is preceded in death by daughter Phyllis Mollica of Mahwah.
Francis was born on 3/17/1937 in Weehawken to Frank and Mary Heller He graduated from Jersey City High school in 1954. He entered the US Navy following graduation. He served in the Korean War while stationed aboard battleship USS Wyandot, Antarctica. Francis was a member of the Free Masons and Shriners. He was an active member of Our Lady of Perpetual and served as an usher for the last 15 years.
Visitation will be on Thursday July 11th from 3-5 and 7-9 at Oakland Memorial Home, Funeral Liturgy will be on Friday July 12th at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Oakland 117 Franklin Avenue Oakland, NJ. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Francis’s life. In lieu of flowers donations maybe be sent to the Oakland Ambulance and First Aid Squad.