Peter Heisen

Peter Heisen

Peter Roger Heisen, 76, of Washington Crossing, Pa., died Feb. 23, 2020. Born in Neptune, he was raised in Imlaystown, a farming community, where he and his sister Perijane attended a one-room schoolhouse. He raised his family in Yardley, Pa., before moving to Washington Crossing.

An infectious disease specialist, Dr. Heisen took over his father’s medical practice based at Mercer Hospital in Trenton. For the last 12 years, he worked in the education software business with his son.

He attended Peddie School in Hightstown and Swarthmore College, where he majored in mathematics. He attended Medical School at the University of Pennsylvania.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce (Salsburg); his son, Christopher; his daughter, Jessica; daughter-in-law, Laura Diamond; and two grandsons.

Arrangements were handled by Orland’s Ewing Memorial Chapel, Ewing. A celebration of his life will be held in the spring.

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