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Joseph Peter Heaney

February 26, 1933 — October 29, 2022

89, of Barrington, died peacefully on Saturday, October 29, 2022. He was the husband of Lillian (Walker) to whom he was married for 68 years. He was the son of the late Francis and Mary (Gaffney) Heaney. In addition to his wife, he is survived by their three children, Patricia, and her husband, Frank Terranella; Stephen, and his wife, Anne (Maloney); and Barbara, and her husband, Joseph Kenyon, as well as his sister, Eileen Cullen Donnelly. He will be greatly missed by his five grandchildren and their families – David & Kim (Bryce, Caroline); Jennifer & Rich (Giovanni); James & Martha (Sabina, Irene); Caitlin & Mike; and Elizabeth & Emily; and by his nieces and nephews of the Rogers, Heaney, Cullen, Miller and Dwyer families. He was predeceased by his sister, Mary Rogers Dietrich, his brother, Frank, and his sister-in-law, Louise Miller (Robert). Joe was a proud alumnus of West Catholic Boys High School, LaSalle University, and Temple University. He began his teaching career at Bishop Neumann High School in Philadelphia after his service with the Army in Korea, and was a teacher in the Deptford Township School District in NJ from 1959 to 1996. He was a member of St. Francis de Sales Parish/St. Rose Parish. Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Thursday, November 3rd from 6:00-8:00pm with the recitation of the Rosary at 8:00pm, and again on Friday, November 4th from 9:30am to 10:15am at POPIOLEK FUNERAL HOME,400 Clements Bridge Rd, Barrington. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday 11:00am at St. Rose of Lima Church, Haddon Heights. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery, Chews Landing, NJ. In lieu of flowers, Lil suggests that donations be made to Catholic Bishop of Northern Alaska (Alaskan Mission) To express condolences, please visit

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