Betty Lois Heath, 94, of Greenock, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023 at home. She was born June 28, 1928 in Jacobs Creek and was the daughter of the late Edward and Kathleen (Lancaster) Malone. She was the wife of the late Harry F. Heath who passed away February 4, 2010. They were married for 64 years. Betty was a faithful member of the Greenock United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens and the Greenock Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. She worked the former Immel's in Eastland Shopping Center and had retired from the former McKeesport YMCA Camp Soles.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Gary) Harden of Frederick, MD, son, David (Emily) Heath of Greenock, grandchildren, Kary Prisbylla of Greenock, Erin (Megan) Harden of Castle Shannon, Holly (Joe) Caruso of Charleroi, and Michael (Lauren) Heath of Speers, great-grandchildren, E.J. and Allie Prisbylla, Joseph, Jacob, and Jaelyn Caruso, and Anna Rose Heath and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brother, James Malone who passed away, October 1, 2022. Friends are welcome Monday, January 23, 2023 from 12-1 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Services will be held Monday at 1 pm in the funeral home chapel. The Rev. Andrew Flower and the Rev. Edward Pope will be officiating. Interment will follow at the Peace Lutheran Church Cemetery, Greenock. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greenock United Methodist Church, 1213 Greenock Buena Vista Road, McKeesport PA 15135. The family would like to thank Tracy and Murph from UPMC Family Hospice for their kindness and caring. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published January 20, 2023.