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George Heide

June 3, 1923 ~ February 25, 2019 (age 95)
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George Heide, 95, of Cattaraugus entered into rest February 25, 2019.

He was born June 3, 1923, in Rahway, New Jersey, the son of the late John Felix and Una Nettie (Asman) Heide.

George served in the US Army as an Engineer Specialist in Burma, India during WWII from 1943 to 1946. After his honorable discharge he returned to Miami, Florida where he met and married the love of his life, Helen Wells, of Cattaraugus, New York. George was a devoted husband and father who worked hard throughout his years to provide a good life for his wife and children.

George was a member of the Let’s Travel Club in Cattaraugus and enjoyed many trips with the group.

He is survived by his daughters Karen Milby of Belleville, Ill, Linda Kollar of Cattaraugus, NY, Barbara Campbell (and her husband, Michael Campbell) of Singer Island, Fl and Susan Wolfson of Tonawanda, NY; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and one great-great-granddaughter.

George was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Genevieve (Wells) Heide; his siblings John Heide, Russell Heide, Richard Heide, and Carl Heide; and his great-grandson, Austin Rodriguez.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 55 S. Main Street Cattaraugus Saturday from 11AM to 1PM where a funeral service will immediately follow.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Wounded Veterans Foundation.

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