George Heinz

It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we announce the death of George Heinz, 76, of Mattapoisett who passed away Saturday September 20, 2014 after a long illness.

George was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a long time employee of WBSM Radio, and a talented freelance photographer. He loved to fly and this hobby enabled him to create aerial and other beautiful photographs of the region.

George was preceded in death by his parents Dr. Herschel and Julia Heinz of New Bedford and his sister Joan Roberts of Chicopee. He is survived by his sister Barbara Kaplan and her husband Sidney, his daughter Lisa DeJesus, son-in-law Vito and their three children Vito, Milo, and Ella, his daughter Traci Secia, son-in-law Daniel and their son Ryan.

His Memorial Service will be held on Monday at 10 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Visiting hours will be on Sunday from 4-8 PM. Memorial contributions can be made in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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