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John P. (Jack) Heath, Jr., A Proud Marine and a Korean War Veteran of Bellmawr

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John P. (Jack) Heath, Jr., on November 29, 2023, of Bellmawr, formerly of Philadelphia. Age 87.

Beloved husband of Eleanor Heath (nee Price) for 66 years. Devoted father of John P. (Jack) Heath III (Maryanne), Kathleen Heath, and Scott Heath.
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John graduated from South Catholic High School Philadelphia, Class of 1954. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.
He graduated from the University of Maryland and worked as a Budget Analyst for the Department of the Army (including six years in Germany) until his retirement.

John was a founding member of the Marine Corps League- PFC Giordano Detachment in Somerdale, NJ, and proudly served in the Marine Honor Guard his entire life.
He was also a member of the American Legion and VFW.
John was an expert on military history and enjoyed watching the Phillies and the Eagles play.

John also enjoyed traveling, reading, and anything Marine Corps-related. He had a phenomenal memory.
John was a strong and humble man, with a great sense of humor even in the toughest times.
John was unselfish and always looked for the best in every person. He was very devoted to his family.

In place of flowers, please consider a donation to the PFC Giordano Detachment, c/o Detachment Commandant Joe Donovan, or to Gloucester Catholic High School.

Services and interment are private at the request of the family.