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DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
Saturday March 2nd, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Funeral Service

Saturday March 2nd, 2019

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George Heide

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.


Online condolences may be made at www.distasiofuneralhome.com


I'm so sorry for your loss. I didn't know your father, but my mother corresponded with him from time to time. She said he had a wonderful sense of humor and would send her amusing stories/jokes. She also said he was a very kind man and loved his family dearly.

Christine Casner Mar 6 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of George Heide

Debbie Barnes ( Heide) Dewy Rose Ga. Mar 3 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to the family and friends. May you find comfort in your memories together and in God and his word the Bible. He promises to comfort us and give us the strength we need. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4/Philippians 4:7)

HH Feb 28 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of George Heide

Dan & Bette DiStasio Feb 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of George Heide

Tim and Janie Feb 26 2019 12:00 AM