John Heller, born to Frank and Mary Heller in Franklin, NJ, he was a lifelong resident.
John attended college and received his BS in Civil Engineering, he also served
with the United States Army, where he was a Korean War veteran.
John owned and operated VJ’s Liquors in Franklin, NJ for 35 years before retiring. John was
a member of the Franklin Revolver and Rife Association as well as the National
Rifle Association. His pistol shooting earned him a spot in the Sussex County
Hall of Fame for Pistol Shooting as well earning him a spot on the Olympic
John is predeceased by his wife, Helen Viola Heller (2012) and is the dear uncle
of Randy Filipowski of Unionville, NY, Brenda Bowling of Cincinnati, OH,
Jeanne Mott of Bernardsville, NJ, and Kathy Vaccaro and her husband, Joe of
Naples, FL, and great uncle of Jason Washer and his wife, Kelly of Newton, NJ.
He also leaves behind many other loving great-nieces and nephews.
Private cremation services under the direction of F John Ramsey Funeral Home,
One Main Street, Franklin, NJ. Memorial gifts to the Franklin Revolver and
Rifle Association, P.O. Box 42, Franklin, NJ 07416 would be appreciated.
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