Walter Heist

Obituary of Walter Heist

Walter O. Heist, 76, of New Berlinville, PA passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 at The Gardens at Pottstown. He was the husband of Nancy J. (Reihl) Heist with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.

Walter was born February 15, 1940 in Pottstown, PA. He was a son of the late Walter A. Heist and Marian (Brunner) Heist.

He was an assistant troop leader for the Boy Scout for twenty-five plus years. He helped lead Troop 533 of New Berlinville, PA.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by:

One Son: Chris O. Heist, and his wife Melanie, of New Berlinville, PA

Two Brothers: Rodney Heist, and his wife Marian, of Mt. Union, PA

John “Jack” Heist, and his wife Lois, of Douglassville, PA

One Sister: Patty Anne Knepper, and her husband Thomas, of Brunswick, OH

Four Grandchildren: McKayla, Rebecca, Wyatt, and Savannah Heist

In addition to his parents, he is pre-deceased by:

One Brother: Arthur Heist

A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 2 pm at Highland Memorial Park Mausoleum 701 Farmington Ave Pottstown, PA 19464. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Boy Scout of America Troop #533 by sending the donation to St. Andrew UMC Po Box 434, 611 Swamp Creek Rd. Bechtelsville, PA 19505. Online condolences may be made to the family at