John D. Heath Sr., 75, of Moravia, died Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 at his residence with his family by his side.
Mr. Heath was born in Scipio, the son of Earl and Mary Heath. John was lived most of his life in the Scipio area. John was a retired employee of ALCO with 30 years of service. He also owned his own welding and lawn service businesses. He was a member of the Grand Lodge F & A.M. of Scipio. Mr. Heath was affectionately known as Uncle John. John and Jeanne would have celebrated their 57 years of marriage on Nov. 10, 2013.
Surviving Mr. Heath is his wife the former, Jeanne Mekeel; daughter, Mrs. Michael (April) Kessler; sons, John Heath II, and Michael Heath; sisters, Ina Chambers and Genevieve (Ingraham) Williams; brothers, Stanley, Eugene, and Donald Heath; several grand and great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
There will be no calling hours for Mr. Heath.
Mr. Heath’s memorial service will held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 in Number One Church on Route 34B, with a celebration of life to follow.
Family has requested in lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of the Finger Lakes, 1130 Corporate Drive, Auburn, NY 13021, in memory of Mr. Heath.
Arrangements entrusted to the Heieck-Pelc Funeral Home, LLC., Auburn.
Please visit www.heieckpelcfuneralhome.com.