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Derek Heller

Derek A. Heller

Thursday June 24, 1971 - Wednesday March 17, 2021
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Derek A. Heller, 49, of Quakertown passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Born in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, he was a son of Russell Heller and Cathy Heller (Brinkman).

He is survived by his parents, Russell and Cathy (Brinkman) Heller; his brother: Todd and his wife Elizabeth, and their children: Morgan, Joshua and Alyssa; his maternal grandmother: Dorothy Brinkman.

He resided with his parents his whole life. He attended Children's Developmental Program in Quakertown beginning at age 4; then when he turned 6 he began Intermediate unit Classes of the Quakertown Community School District and moved on to Vocational/Technical School until graduation at age 21. Upon graduation, Derek worked at Life Quest Nursing Center in the Laundry Department for 19 years.

Derek was a great fan of the Monkees. He attended many of their concerts and personally met them a few times and had photos taken with them. He loved spending time with his family, going to the beach, amusement parks, Disney World and traveling to Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon and many other beautiful National Parks in the western states. He loved swimming and was an avid swimmer.

All are invited to an interment service at 11 am on Saturday, March 27, at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, 1565 Sleepy Hollow Rd,, Spinnerstown.

Donations may be made to in his memory to: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, www,stjude.org.

Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pennsburg is in charge of arrangements. To offer online condolences, visit his "Book of Memories" at falkfuneralhomes.com.
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  • Interment

    Saturday, March 27th, 2021 | 11:00am
    Saturday, March 27th, 2021 11:00am
    St. John's Lutheran Cemetery - Spinnerstown
    1565 Sleepy Hollow Road
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Donations are being accepted for: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


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