Funeral services will be held, Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 11 AM at Grace United Methodist Church, 404 E. Mountain Avenue, Pen Argyl.  There will be viewing hours, Friday, beginning at 6 PM until 8 PM at the Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC,, 126 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl, and Saturday, beginning at 10 AM until 10:45 AM at the church.  Interment will be in Roseto Presbyterian Cemetery. Roseto, PA.


In lieu of flowers, memorials donations may be offered to Lillian Heisler, C/O the funeral home, 126 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Pen Argyl, PA 18072, to benefit the children’s education.


Gregory Lee Heisler
Born: May 24, 1955
Died: May 23, 2017

Gregory Lee Heisler, 61, of Pen Argyl, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Anderson Campus, surrounded by his family.  He died after a short battle with Stage 4 Esophageal Cancer, only being diagnosed the beginning of March.  He was the husband of Lillian D. (Gerardo) Heisler, they celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversary, May 1st. 

Born in York, PA, May 24, 1955, he was the son of the late Donald G. and Donallen L. (Jacobs) Heisler

He was employed as a salesman for Builder’s First Source “Pro-Build”, Phillipsburg, NJ. Prior to that for more than 20 years he was employed by the former Warren Lumber.

Greg was a 1973 graduate of York Suburban High School where he was Captain of the football team and All-State First Chair trumpet player. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business from Bloomsburg University in 1977.

He was a member and former officer of the New Jersey Builder’s Association, he was Past President of the Poco Ski Club, he coached football for the Pen Argyl Green and White Youth Association, and girls basketball for the Wind Gap CBL. He was also active in the Pen Argyl Football Touchdown Club. He was of the Lutheran faith.

Greg enjoyed fishing, snowmobiling, and golfing.  He recorded a hole in one at Wedgewood Golf Course.  He was a follower of INDY Car Racing and would attend races at Pocono Raceway and the former Nazareth Speedway.  He was also involved with the West End Quarter Midget Racing with his daughter, Alexis and son, Austin.

Anyone who knew Greg, knew he was the proud father of four children and would proudly tell you about them and all that they have accomplished.

In addition to his wife, Lillian, he is survived by his four children, Alexis G., Ali-Mackenzie A., Austin G., and Arielle D., all at home and his brother-in-law, Martin M. Gerardo of Saylorsburg.


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