Leo Joseph Heintzelman

Leo Joseph Heintzelman, 49, of Margate, brother of Father Joseph Heintzelman, died Dec. 26, 2011.

A lifelong resident of Margate and owner of Dino’s Sub Shop on Ventnor Avenue, Mr. Heintzelman was a generous sponsor and charitable supporter of various local causes throughout the years. He was a graduate of Holy Spirit High School in Absecon, and was past president and longtime member of the Margate Log Cabin, a member of the Margate Business Association, and the Somers Point American Legion.

An avid sports enthusiast, Mr. Heintzelman cherished his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as spending time on his boat and playing competitive pool.

In addition to his brother, Father Heintzelman, pastor of St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Mays Landing, he is survived by his fiancée, Susan Allabaugh; mother, Florence (Capelli) Heintzelman of Margate; sisters Linda H. (William) Gesell of Red Bank, NJ and Eileen P. (Richard) Statsuk of Somers Point; and brother Richard G. (Gabrielle) Heintzelman of Fair Haven, NJ. He is also survived by seven nieces, and two nephews, and seven grand-nephews and one grand-niece.

He was predeceased by his father, Edward F. Heintzelman, Sr.; his grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Capelli of Atlantic City, and aunt, Sister Mary Josette of the Sisters of Mercy.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Thursday, Dec. 29, at Holy Trinity Parish, Blessed Sacrament Church, Margate. Interment was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing.

In lieu of flowers, send donations to either Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Attn: Lara Goldstein, Suite 110, 925 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107, or to the Trauma Center of the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Atlantic City, NJ.

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