John H. Heagy Firefighter, contractor

October 17, 1990

Services for John H. Heagy, a retired firefighter and former building contractor who operated a wine and cheese shop, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Dulaney Valley Home of Lemmon-Mitchell-Wiedefeld funeral establishment, 10 W. Padonia Road, Timonium.

Mr. Heagy, who was 63 and lived on Durham Road in Fallston, died Monday of cancer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

He retired in 1982 after 32 years of service with the Baltimore Fire Department, then began operating Heagy's Wine and Cheese in Jarrettsville with his wife.

In 1952, he began working on the side as a carpentry subcontractor on houses as the John H. Heagy Construction Co. He taught his sons the trade.

Born in Baltimore, he was a graduate of the Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School and worked as a machinist for the Baltimore Broom Machine Co. before joining the Fire Department.

His work as a machinist was interrupted by service in the Army in World War II with a military police unit that participated in the occupation of Germany.

He is survived by his wife, the former Lorraine C. Shea; a daughter, Patti I. Rohe of Monkton; three sons, John T. and James G. Heagy, both of Phoenix, and Steven M. Heagy of Parkville; a sister, Aleda C. Mills of Fallston; and 12 grandchildren.

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