December 16, 2017
HEATH, Richard Hewitt – Passed away peacefully, on Sunday January 15, 2017 at AR Goudie Nursing Home, Kitchener Ontario, surrounded by family, after a valiant battle with Cancer and Alzheimer’s, in his 84th year.
Richard was the beloved husband of Margaret (Fisher) for 58 years, and father of Douglas, Robert and Nicole and her husband Colin Gade, all of Morriston, Ontario. Remembered and missed by his grandchildren – Julianna, Madison and Clarissa Heath, Aalia, Sebastian, Elijah, Cecilia and Lorelai Gade. Brother of Tom and his wife Lois of Mitchell Ontario, Jane and her husband Peter of Osprey, Florida. Brother-in-law of Ted and Patricia Macdonald of Mitchell, Ontario. Predeceased by his parents Willard (Bill) and Ina of Mitchell, Ontario.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 1pm at Three Willows United Church, Guelph, Ontario to celebrate his life. If you wish, donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Chalmers Community Services Centre (CCSC), Princess Margaret Hospital or 3 Willows United Church. Arrangements entrusted to the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 519-822-0051 or www.wallcustance.com.
A tree will be planted in memory of Richard H. Heath in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2:30 pm.