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Brian J. Hein

March 17, 1948 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 73)


NORTON – Brian J. Hein, age 73, passed away unexpectedly on March 10, 2022 and has been reunited with his wife Janet who passed away on August 19, 2017 after a courageous battle with ALS.

Born on March 17, 1948 in Cleveland, OH to the late Harry Hein and Elvera (Belfi) Hein, he was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the U.S. Navy. Brian then married his wife Janet on November 25, 1972 in Coronado, CA and welcomed their only child Amberley into the family in 1986.  Together, they moved to Brunswick, OH in 1990 and later to Norton in 2016.

In addition to his parents and wife Janet, he is preceded in death by his father and mother-in-law, Nick and Anna Rutti; brother in-law, Ronald Rutti; he is survived by his daughter, Amberley (Cody) Post of Doylestown; granddaughter, Jocelynn; sister, Dorothy Heine of Cleveland; brother in-law, Kenneth Rutti of Cleveland.

Private services will be held by the family.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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