Thomas Henry Heywood
Laura Ellen Beacher
William Davis Jr.
Adella Bogut
Thomas Benjamin Heywood
Grace S. Davis
Thomas Robert Heywood


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Thomas Robert Heywood 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 2 Nov 1937, Girardville, Schuylkill, PA 1 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Marguerite Heiser on 22 Dec 1958 1
  • Died: 25 Jun 2014, Bath, Northampton, PA, United States at age 76 5 6
  • Buried: 28 Jun 2014, Easton: Northampton Memorial Shrine, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States 5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1940 in Girardville, Schuylkill, PA. 9 The 1940 census recorded owning a $2500 home at at 305 A Street: Thomas Heywood, mining engineer in coal mines, 40, living with wife grace, 37; Arlene, 16; Glenn, 13; Joan, 7; and Thomas, 2. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. They lived in the same house in 1935. Thomas' income was $2400 a month.

2. Residence: on 15 Jul 1962 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 8

3. Residence: on 17 Oct 1972 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 10

4. Residence: on 30 May 1980 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 7

5. Residence: on 8 Jun 2008 in Bath, Northampton, PA, United States. 3

6. Obituary: Ashton Funeral Home: obituary of Thomas R. Heywood on 26 Jun 2014 in Easton, Northampton, PA. 6 Thomas Robert Heywood, of Bath, passed away at the age of 76, at home surrounded by his family.

Born in Butler Twp., Pa., he was a son of the late Thomas B. and Grace (Davis) Heywood.

Thomas and his wife, Marguerite "Peg" (Heiser) Heywood have been married for 55 years.

He had been employed by the Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. in Bethlehem for 23 years before retiring and prior to that by Western Union in Allentown for 25 years. He was a 1955 graduate of Girardville HS and had attended Penn State University, Eastern Baptist College and was an army veteran.

He was an active member of the River of God Fellowship Church, Easton where he taught Sunday School for 38 years.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Peg; children, Thomas D. in AZ, Stephen J. of Tatamy, PA, Mark G. and his wife Joan of Forks Twp., PA, Carol Merwarth and her husband Jon of Hanover Twp., PA, Rebecca Buschi and her husband Chris of Northampton, PA, Kristen Johnson and her husband Don of Wilson Borough, PA; sister, Arlene Fee of Newton, NJ; 15 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a brother, Glenn Heywood and sister, Joan Schneff.

Services, June 28, in the Ashton Funeral Home, 1337 Northampton St., Easton.

Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine.

Contributions to River of God Fellowship Church, 813 Reynolds St., Easton, PA 18042.

Thomas married Marguerite Heiser on 22 Dec 1958.1 (Marguerite Heiser was born on 11 Aug 1938 11.)


1 Genealogy Research conducted by Bruce Franklin Beacher Ph.D. (1919-2004).

2 Beacher, Bruce Franklin, Beau-Chere, The Beacher Family Newsletter, 1 Dec 1978.

3 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 9 Jun 2008, page B6. Obituary of Glenn T. Heywood.

4 New Jersey Herald (Newton, NJ), 11 May 2017, obituary of Arlene M. (Heywood) Fee.

5 Find A Grave,

6 Ashton Funeral Home (Easton, PA), obituary of Thomas R. Heywood.

7 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (, 1 Jun 1980, obituary of Grace Heywood.

8 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, PA) (, 17 Jul 1962, obituary of Thomas B. Heywood.

9 1940 United States Census, Thomas Heywood, East Ward, Girardville, Girardville Borough, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 54-41, sheet 15A, line 24, family 273.

10 The Evening Herald (Shenandoah, PA), 17 Oct 1972, page 15.

11, United States Public Records, 1970-2009, Margaret Heywood, Residence, Bath, Pennsylvania.

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