Joseph J. Heald died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at age 83. He was born July 25, 1934 in Augusta, Maine, the son of Joseph John Harrington and Charlene R. (Tebbetts) Harrington. His father died Jan. 22, 1937 at age 26. His mother was remarried to Almon F. Heald, who adopted Joe when he was 11 years old. He attended schools in Readfield, Maine and Burlington, graduating from Burlington High School in 1952 and the University of Vermont in 1956.