Joseph W. McPherson, Jr., 1948-2019

The Heights School is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Joseph W. McPherson, Jr. Joe served as Heights Headmaster from 1984-1997 and was a driving force in the development of the School. Joe’s passion in life was to bring everyone he met to live full and gracious lives.

A funeral Mass will be said on Wednesday, October 2 at 11:00 am at St. John The Evangelist on Georgia Ave in Silver Spring, MD. A wake will also be at St. John’s on Tuesday, October 1 from 5:00-8:00 pm.

Please pray for the repose of his soul, and for his wife, Madlyn, and for their children, James ’92, Elizabeth, Catherine, Joe ’97, Mary, and Anne.

Eternal rest grant to him, O Lord; and let light perpetual shine upon him. May his soul, and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.