N. Grosvenordale – Mark R. Heath, Sr., 46, of Stawicki Rd., died Saturday, September 6, 2014, at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Southbridge, MA, he is the beloved son of Chester Heath, Sr. of FL and Lisette (Arsenault) Authier and her husband Robin of Thompson.
Mr. Heath was an avid motorcycle rider and enthusiast. Prior to his illness he was employed by the A-1 Paving Company.
Mark is survived by his parents; two sons Mark R. Heath, Jr. and Mason Heath both of N. Grosvenordale and a daughter Rysa DeCarlo of Columbia; two brothers Chester Heath, Jr. and Eddie Heath and three sisters Karen Weir, and April and Karen Pelc; two step brothers Scott Authier and Jason Authier; and two grandsons Mark Heath III and Christopher Heath
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Mark’s family from 2:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, September 13, 2014 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, with a funeral home service at 4:00pm.Memorial donations in Mark’s memory may be made to Mark’s Hats and Caps c/o Lisette Authier, 137 Brandy Hill Rd., Thompson, CT 06277, which is a foundation Mark wanted in his memory to raise money for men with cancer to purchase baseball caps during their cancer treatments. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.