WATERTOWN, NY — Mabel “Mamie” Heath, 85, formerly of TI Park, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. 10, 2020, at Samaritan Summit Village, Watertown, where she had resided for three years.
Born July 11, 1935, in Alexandria Bay, a daughter of Ralph and Althea McAllister Denner, she graduated in 1953 from Alexandria Bay Central School.
On Nov. 7, 1953, she married Charles E. Heath at Alexandria Bay Methodist Church with Rev. Walter Dobie officiating. Mr. Heath died Dec. 18, 2015.
Mamie was the librarian at 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 beloved St. Lawrence River and her family, especially her four grandchildren and their spouses as well as her eight great-grandchildren.
Mamie is survived by her two sons and their wives, Steve and Diane Heath, Wellesley Island, and 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; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Along with her husband Charlie, she was predeceased by four sisters and a brother.
A private family graveside service will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Wellesley Island.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations 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.
online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.