Merritt M. Heist

Merritt M. Heist

Merritt M. Heist, 91, of Red Hill, formerly of Bally, widower of Mary E. (Eddinger) Heist, passed away on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Quakertown.
Born in Zionsville, he was the son of the late Mary (Jones) Heist and Raymond Heist.
Merritt graduated from Coopersburg High School. He then served in the Army during the Korean War. He was employed by Bally Block as a supervisor for many years. Prior to that, he worked for Boyertown Casket Company where he was a supervisor in the wood department.
He was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and also a member of the ski patrol at Doe Mountain for many years and a member of Boyertown Lodge #741 F.&A.M.
Surviving are three daughters, Charmaine, wife of James Krauss, Susan K., wife of Barry Miller and Jacqueline L., wife of Larry Acker; six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
He was predeceased by one brother, David and one sister, Frances.
Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Morrell Funeral Home, Inc., is in charge of arrangements.

4 Condolences
  1. I am very sorry to hear about Merritt’s passing. Merritt and I worked together for many years, both at Boyertown and Bally. Many memories, some which cannot be disclosed. None bad , but better left unsaid.
    Larry & Lucille Ackerman

  2. Sorry for your loss Merrit was a good man and taught me a lot about management here at Bally Block Co.

  3. Merritt was a great neighbor for many years. We always enjoyed talking to Merritt and His wife Mary. He shared many interesting stories from his life, and he had many because he lived a full life. Condolences to Merritt’s family for their loss. He is reunited with his wife Mary who he dearly missed after she passed!
    Denny & Renee Heydt

  4. We are sorry for your loss. We enjoyed many years as neighbors

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