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Mabel 'Mamie' Heath

December 10, 2020

Mabel "Mamie" HeathMabel "Mamie" Heath, 85, formerly of TI Park, passed away Thursday evening, December 10, 2020, at Samaritan Summit Village where she had resided for three years.

Mamie was born in Alexandria Bay on July 11, 1935, daughter of Ralph and Althea McAllister Denner. Mamie graduated from Alexandria Bay Central School in 1953.

On November 7, 1953, she married Charles E. Heath at Alexandria Bay Methodist Church with Rev. Walter Dobie officiating. Mr. Heath died on December 18, 2015.

Mamie was the librarian at the Thousand Island Park Library for 55 years, retiring in July of 2017.

Mamie was a proud member of the Red Hat Society and enjoyed playing Mahjong with her friends. She loved to play golf and was a member of the TI Park Ladies golf league. Her greatest passions were books, the St. Lawrence River and her family, especially her four grandchildren and their spouses as well as her 8 great-grandchildren.

Mamie is survived by her two sons and their wives, Steve and Diane Heath, Wellesley Island, Chris and Nancy Heath, Wellesley Island and Miromar Lakes, FL.; four grandchildren and their spouses, Kristy and Pete Carey, Megan and Matt Krause, Ryan and Shelby Heath, and Nicole and Chris Baird; eight great-grandchildren, Teddy, Charlie, Lucie, Max, Connor, Ellie, Jack and Brooks; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Along with her husband Charlie, she was predeceased by four sisters and one brother.

A private family graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Wellesley Island. Donations may be made in her honor to the Thousand Island Park Library, c/o Thousand Island Park Corporation, 42822 St. Lawrence Ave., Box 1103, Thousand Island Park, NY 13692. Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton and online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.

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#11 Ike Mitchell 2021-01-02 10:35
Steve, Chris and family,
So truly sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. Such a kind, wonderful soul. All the times spent a your Mom and Dads when we were in school are treasured memories.
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#10 Dory Sheldon 2020-12-21 12:48
Pat and I were very sorry to hear of Mamie's passing. She was such a lovely gal - pretty, kind, and a terrific librarian! We will miss her and her beautiful smile.
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#9 T. Chris Tormey 2020-12-19 01:07
Mrs. Heath touched countless lives from the small child to adults with grace and kindness. To all her family my
my prayers are with you all!
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#8 Mary and Tom McNeill 2020-12-16 11:18
To Mamie's Family I send our deepest sympathy. We first met Mamie & Charlie at Punky's while enjoying a fish fry. We had just built a new home in Grandview and become permanent residents of WI. This was 2004. After that I had wonderful times on the golf course with the Tuesday Morning ladies group. Always loved it when we got to play together. In 2017 we moved back to Syracuse. Enjoy your happy memories, she was a treasure.
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#7 Mary Zovistoski 2020-12-15 14:33
My deepest condolences to everyone in the family. Family meant everything to Mamie and she loved telling stories of her sons and grandchildren. I will always treasure my memories of Mamie and Charlie, a grand couple. Again, i am very sorry for your loss.
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#6 judy DePuy 2020-12-15 07:48
Dear Chris and Steve, Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this very hard time. I am sure she is with Charlie, listening to him make music. Now they can make music together. Again my deepest condolences. Judy(Wills) DePuy
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#5 Jim McAllister 2020-12-14 13:28
To the family of Mamie Heath we send our deepest sympathy. She was a person who was beautiful on the inside and out . The las time we saw her was the tribute to her at the library. It was always a pleasure to see her.
I have good memories of going to the Denner farm as a boy and playing with my cousins.
Sincerely, Jim and Lucy McAllister
Delray Beach, Fl and Grenadier Island, Ontario
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#4 Marcia Sherman 2020-12-14 07:50
Steve, Chris and families...We are so sad to read this. What a wonderful lady and she and your dad were always one of our favorites. On behalf of the Dier and Sherman Families much love to you all and she will always be remembered fondly❤️
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#3 Robert Bornhurst 2020-12-14 01:09
On behalf of the entire Bornhurst family I want to extend our sincerest sympathy to the Heath family for the loss of your mother. Mamie was a very unique person. She showed love to everyone she encountered, and they in turn showed their love for her. She left a legacy in Thousand Island Park that probably will never be replaced.
Her sincerity was genuine and she was always willing to help anyone who was hurting. However, Charley and her family always came first. After his passing she continued as best as she could, though not at her usual fast pace. Still, she loved life so much and did so many things not everyone would notice a change. It was a very sad day for all TI Parkers when she left her home in the Park and moved to a facility in Watertown where she could obtain the care and attention she deserved. She will be missed by all.
My prayers and thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Bob Bornhurst
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#2 Lottie Heyl 2020-12-13 22:37
Steve and family, So sorry to read of your moms
passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to U. She will always be with U though your memories.
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