Obituary: Robert Heal

Robert Heal, MD. passed away at the age of 93.

Robert Heal, MD. passed away on Tuesday Sept 25, 2018 at the age of 93. Born in Moorestown on October 8, 1924, Heal graduated from Moorestown High School with the class of 1942 and served in the United States Army during World War II.

He attended Drexel Institute; Illinois Tech and University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Heal graduated from the Unviersity of South Dakota School of Medicine with a bachelor of science degree in medicine in 1947 and a MD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1949.

After graduation he interned at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis and had a general practice residency at Chester Hospital, Chester, Pa. and practiced family medicine there for 35 years, retiring in 1989. He was on staff of Zurbrugg Memorial Hospital in Riverside; member of Burlington County and New Jersey Medical Societies. He was a member of Westfield Friends Meeting in Cinnaminson, Delanco Senior Citizens and former member of the Brant Beach Yacht Club.

He enjoyed sailing, swimming and crafts. He was a husband of 60 years of the late Marjorie Jessup Heal. He is survived by his sister-in-law Dorothy Ott and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Westfield friends Meeting House located at: 2201 Riverton Rd, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077. Interment will be private.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions to American Heart Association or a charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be left at