Albert M. Heinzmann, Jr., 81, of Cromwell, loyal, dedicated, and beloved husband of Barbara (Freer) Heinzmann for fifty-eight years, passed away on May 19, 2023, at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Born in Plainville, he was the son of the late Albert and Elsie (Dalke) Heinzmann.
Al lived in Cromwell for thirty-nine years and in Rangeley, ME for twenty-eight years. He was an active member and choir member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rangeley, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Berlin where he also served as treasurer and Bethany Lutheran Church in Cromwell. After graduating UCONN with a master’s degree, he was a dedicated teacher at Oak Hill School in Hartford for thirty-nine years, retiring in 1996. In Rangeley, he served on the Board of Education and did a lot of volunteering. Al loved being outdoors especially snowmobiling and hunting, enjoyed working with tools creating many handmade carvings and was an avid UCONN Basketball fan.
Along with his wife, Al a hardworking, family-oriented father and grandfather is survived by two sons, Dirk Heinzmann of Cromwell and Seth Heinzmann of Mount Pleasant, SC; a daughter, Miriam (Mimi) Heinzmann of Phoenix, AZ; a sister Arline Conger of Higganum; a niece Cheryl Salce of Cromwell and four grandchildren, Ashley, Stephanie, Isabella, and Cole.
Besides his parents, Albert was predeceased by a grandson, Keith Heinzmann; nephew Randy Conger and a brother-in-law Arthur Conger.
Family and friends may call on Thursday, May 25th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. Burial and service will be on a date to be determined in Rangeley, Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations in Al’s memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
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