1940 – 2016
Grosvenordale – Glen W. Heath, 75, Riverside Dr., died Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in his home surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Betty (Warren) Heath. Born in Burlington, VT, he was the son of the late Wayland and Eva (Brown) Heath.
Mr. Heath served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He worked as a truck driver for Trainor Transportation, and drove a bus for Foxwoods. He was a certified diesel technician and worked as a diesel mechanic for the Killingly Department of Education. He was a member of the Community Fire Department and Fire Police. Glen was also a member of the Danielson Elks, the American Legion, and the Webster Council of the Nipmuc Tribe. He was a communicant of the Living Faith United Methodist Church and a Life member of the Killingly-Brooklyn Ambulance. Glen enjoyed football and sports. He collected John Deere tractors and liked to work with his hands, always tinkering with anything mechanical. He was especially proud and loving to his family.
In addition to his wife, Glen is survived by his sons, Frank Heath of Grosvenordale, Jesse Heath and his wife Tammy of Thompson, Timothy Heath and his wife Cherie of N. Grosvenordale, and John Heath and his wife Jessica of Grosvenordale; his daughter, Tina Tetreault and her husband James of Putnam, his brothers, Bert Heath of Quinebaug, Chester Heath of FL, Melzer Heath of Putnam, and Frank Heath of Putnam; his sisters, Patricia Labonte of FL, Evelyn Preston of Putnam, Corinne Duquette of Putnam, Lorraine Adam of Thompson, and Joyce Lefevre of Central Village; thirteen grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brothers, the late Roy Heath, Wayland Heath, Jr., and Calvin Heath; and his sister, the late Linda Ball.
Relatives and friends are invited to a graveside service at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2016 in West Thompson Cemetery followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. in the Living Faith United Methodist Church, 53 Grove St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.