obit pg 6 5-25-23

PUTNAM — Chester “Chet” Heath Sr., 76, of Sterling, and Florida, died May 14, 2023, at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester. He was the husband of the late Diana (Rossman) Heath. Born in 1946 in Putnam, he was the son of the late Wayland Heath Sr. and Eva (Brown) Heath.
Chet was a Korean war veteran serving with the U.S. Army being honorably discharged on April 13, 1969. For many years Chet worked as a commercial truck driver.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War and enjoyed watching auto racing, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, and vintage cars — especially his 1956 Ford Fairlane.
He leaves his children, Chester Heath Jr. of South Carolina, Edward Holden (Rebecca) of Sterling, Karen Weir of South Carolina, Karen Pelc of Florida, and April Rogers (David) of Ohio; his siblings, Burt Heath of Southbridge, Melzer Heath of Putnam and Frank Heath of Putnam, Evelyn Preston of Putnam and Corinne Duquette of Putnam; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his son, Mark Heath Sr.; brothers Glenn Heath, Wayland Jr. “Spooky,” Calvin Heath, and his sisters, Patricia Labonte, Lorraine Adams, Joyce Lefebvre and Linda Ball. Funeral Services are private. Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam.


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