Ashton Funeral Home


Marguerite Ruth “Peg” Heller

December 4, 2017

Marguerite R. Heller

Marguerite Ruth “Peg” Heller, 95 died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Moravian Hall Square, Nazareth, PA. Born August 27, 1922 in Riegelsville, PA she was a daughter of the late Harry and Josephine (Van Horn) Haring. She was a graduate of Easton High School Class of 1939 and graduate of DeForest Institute of Technology.  She and her husband, the late George Heller, owned and operated a farm in Bloomsbury from 1968 to 1988. She was a member of the American Milk Goat Raisers Association and received numerous awards for her show goats. She was a member and past treasurer of St. Matthews UCC, Saylorsburg and member of the Blue Ridge Quilting Club. Peg was also a licensed broadcast engineer during WWII.

She is survived by her son: Maurice C. Heller and his wife Katherine of Nazareth, PA; 2 grandchildren: David Heller and Marleah Doyle; 6 grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband: George and sister: Winifred Antrim.

Services are 10 AM Saturday (Dec. 9) in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton with visitation 7 to 8:30 PM Friday and 9:30 to 10 AM Saturday. Interment is in St. James Lutheran /Straw Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Samaritan Fund at Moravian Hall Square or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Offer online condolences at

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  1. Cindy

    December 6, 2017 at 4:55 pm

    A beautiful woman has left us with fond memories. You will be missed by all the lives you have touched with your laughter and wisdom great stories and hugs. RIP Grammy Heller!