Every Lifetime
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Hal Harwood Hunt | September 21st, 1947 - December 6th, 2016 69 Years

Hal Harwood Hunt, 69, born at Morrell Memorial Hospital in Lakeland, Florida passed away on December 6, 2016 at Lakeland Regional Health. He was the beloved son of Freida and Huburt Hunt of Lakeland, Florida, who predeceased him. He was born on September 21, 1947, and graduated from Lakeland High School in 1965. Hal graduated from Florida State University in 1969 with a degree in Accounting. He married the love of his life, Linda Frances Odom, on August 21, 1971 and they were happily marri ... Read more

Dorothy MacLawhon Kehler | January 30th, 1922 - December 4th, 2016 94 Years

Lakeland- Dorothy “Dot” MacLawhon Kehler, 94, ascended to heaven on Sunday, December 4, 2016, from Lakeland Regional Health. She was born in Tampa, Florida, and moved to St. Petersburg at age 15. She graduated from St. Petersburg High School in 1940 and was a cheerleader. She met the love of her life, Dr. Bernard Kehler, at Christ United Methodist Church. They were married 69 years until his death in 2012. Dot was active in the community as President of the Pinellas County Dental Auxil ... Read more

Mona L. Newbolt | September 17th, 1922 - December 4th, 2016 94 Years

Mona Lee Newbolt, 94 Homemaker Lakeland- Mona Lee Newbolt, 94, of Lakeland, Florida passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Highland Lakes Center. She was born September 17, 1922 at her grandparent’s home in Kevil, Kentucky. She was the only child of Hobart and Thelma Parker Perkins, and was raised at their family farm in Monkey’s Eyebrow, Kentucky. Mona had been a resident of Lakeland for 57 years. She was proceeded in death by her parents, her husband James “Jim” Newbol ... Read more

Laurel H. Weicht | July 18th, 1927 - December 3rd, 2016 89 Years

In Loving memory of Laurel H. Weicht Lakeland - Laurel H. Weicht, 89, passed away December 3, 2016. Laurel was born in Port Huron, Michigan, to parents, Arnold and Mary Schultz. Laurel received training as a medical LP Nurse and enjoyed working in various physicians’ offices until her retirement. She was a member of St. David’s Episcopal Church. She had enjoyed living at Azalea Park spending time with her companion pet “Bella” watching movies and socializing with fr ... Read more

John M. Antolick | April 29th, 1933 - December 2nd, 2016 83 Years

John Michael Antolick, 83 Aeronautical Weight Engineer John Michael Antolick went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 2, 2016, just after midnight, surrounded by his loving family. He was 83, and cared for faithfully and lovingly by his wife, Victoria, who survives him along with his 3 sons - Daniel, Thomas and Matthew, and six grandchildren – Elias, Timothy, Ethan, Emily, Paige and Jude. John was born on April 29, 1933, to Julia Semotchko-Antolick and John Paul Antolick in Hazleto ... Read more

Marie L. "Cookie" Mongiello | May 12th, 1948 - November 30th, 2016 68 Years

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Timothy Alan Van Horne | September 17th, 1966 - November 27th, 2016 50 Years

Timothy Alan Van Horne, 50, passed away on November 27th, 2016. He was the husband of Cheryl Ann Waters Van Horne. They shared 22 years of marriage together. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he was the son of Robert and Delores Van Horne. He attended Bethel Park High School, Bishop Canevin High School, Slippery Rock University and Ohio University. He was employed at Outback Steakhouse for many years, where he was Kitchen Manager. Tim was belonged to Theta Chi at Slippery Roc ... Read more

Frank David Trovillion | January 1st, 1925 - November 26th, 2016 91 Years

Frank David Trovillion 1925 – 2016 Frank Trovillion, 91, left this life on Saturday, November 26, 2016. He died of respiratory failure. He leaves his daughters Nancy Trovillion Wallace and Susan T. Hughes; his grandson James Wallace and wife Melanie; and his sons in law Jamie Wallace and Bill Hughes. He is preceded in death by his wife Freddie and his grandson, Jeffrey David Perkins. Frank grew up in Chicago Il, the youngest of 3 children. He joined the Navy in 1943 and contracted pol ... Read more

Beverly C. Cantrall | October 28th, 1927 - November 24th, 2016 89 Years

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Patricia K. Blankenship | January 30th, 1947 - November 23rd, 2016 69 Years

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Ruth Aranibar Martinasek | April 16th, 1930 - November 23rd, 2016 86 Years

Ruth Aranibar Martinasek, 86, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016. She lost her beloved husband of sixty-one years and the love of her life, Mickey, just seven months earlier. Many have known and loved Ruth for her quick humor and her easy going spirit. We are very thankful for her life, love, and the many sacrifices she made for us during her lifetime. Ruth was born in Oruro, Bolivia in 1930 into a family very well established in the Bolivian mi ... Read more

Albert Rawdow, Jr | March 30th, 1957 - November 21st, 2016 59 Years

Albert Rawdow, Jr. Teacher/Coach Al Rawdow Jr., 59, of Lakeland, FL was called to fly with the angels in heaven on Monday, Nov. 21 with his family by his side. Al was born in Elizabeth, NJ, March 30, 1957, to Albert and Sophie Rawdow Sr. Grew up in Clark, New Jersey until he came to Lakeland to attend Florida Southern College in 1975 on a baseball scholarship. Al worked for the Polk County Schools System for 36 and 1/2 years. At Kathleen Jr. from 1979 to 1991, where he was a Physical E ... Read more

Beverly Lees | November 5th, 1930 - November 19th, 2016 86 Years

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Leonard F. "Lenny" Hammes | April 23rd, 1941 - November 19th, 2016 75 Years

LEONARD F. 'LENNY' HAMMES, 75 LAKELAND - Leonard Hammes, 75, Lakeland, FL, passed away November 19, 2016, at home lovingly surrounded by family. He was born on April 23, 1941 in LaCrosse, WI and moved to Florida in 1977. He was the son of the late Norbert and Marie Hammes, LaCrosse, WI. Lenny was preceded in death by his brother Jerry Hammes. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Carol (Scheil) Hammes, his children Sharon Hammes and Jane (Ron) Black, granddaughters Katie Black a ... Read more

 
 

2013 2014 Pursuit Award

Heath Funeral Chapel is proud to receive the NFDA’s Pursuit of Excellence Award for 2013 and 2014. This award is given in honor of outstanding programs and resources to bereaved families, active community involvement through innovative outreach programs, and ongoing educational and professional development opportunities for staff.

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Welcome to Heath Funeral Chapel

Losing a loved one is always difficult. Regardless of culture or religion you are faced with making quick decisions on how to honor and celebrate the life of someone you cherished. At Heath, you’ll get answers, advice and support – every step of the way. We will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect. We can help you create a tribute that lasts.

Foster Heath, Founder

Heath Funeral Chapel is family owned, and we’ve been your neighbor in Polk County since 1959. We have earned the trust of our community by celebrating the lives of the people they have loved. It is our honor to help you prepare the unique service that best remembers and celebrates your loved one. Our own beloved family patriarch, Foster Heath, passed away on April 14, 2012, after more than five decades of serving his community. We proudly carry on his legacy.

Bill Schichtel, Caroline Heath Schichtel
and Matthew Schichtel

“There is nothing as
wonderful as loving someone,

and nothing harder than losing them. I am in this business because I believe in life and celebrating every part of it. For three generations my family has lived in and loved Polk County. Your folks are our folks, and we are proud to provide exceptional personal care and attention. We work closely with you in honoring your loved one to ensure that every detail of their well-deserved tribute is perfect.”

Foster Heath
Founder | Heath Funeral Chapel


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Hal Harwood Hunt

September 21st, 1947 - December 6th, 2016 69 Years

Obit pic Hal Harwood Hunt, 69, born at Morrell Memorial Hospital in Lakeland, Florida passed away on December 6, 2016 at Lakeland Regional Health. He was the ... Read more

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Dorothy MacLawhon Kehler

January 30th, 1922 - December 4th, 2016 94 Years

Obit pic Lakeland- Dorothy “Dot” MacLawhon Kehler, 94, ascended to heaven on Sunday, December 4, 2016, from Lakeland Regional Health. She was born in Ta... Read more

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Mona L. Newbolt

September 17th, 1922 - December 4th, 2016 94 Years

Obit pic Mona Lee Newbolt, 94 Homemaker Lakeland- Mona Lee Newbolt, 94, of Lakeland, Florida passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Highland Lakes Cent... Read more

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Laurel H. Weicht

July 18th, 1927 - December 3rd, 2016 89 Years

Obit pic In Loving memory of Laurel H. Weicht Lakeland - Laurel H. Weicht, 89, passed away December 3, 2016. Laurel was born in Port Huron, Michigan,... Read more

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John M. Antolick

April 29th, 1933 - December 2nd, 2016 83 Years

Obit pic John Michael Antolick, 83 Aeronautical Weight Engineer John Michael Antolick went to be with the Lord on Friday, December 2, 2016, just after midn... Read more

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Marie L. "Cookie" Mongiello

May 12th, 1948 - November 30th, 2016 68 Years

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Timothy Alan Van Horne

September 17th, 1966 - November 27th, 2016 50 Years

Obit pic Timothy Alan Van Horne, 50, passed away on November 27th, 2016. He was the husband of Cheryl Ann Waters Van Horne. They shared 22 years of marriag... Read more

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Frank David Trovillion

January 1st, 1925 - November 26th, 2016 91 Years

Obit pic Frank David Trovillion 1925 – 2016 Frank Trovillion, 91, left this life on Saturday, November 26, 2016. He died of respiratory failure. He leav... Read more

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Beverly C. Cantrall

October 28th, 1927 - November 24th, 2016 89 Years

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Patricia K. Blankenship

January 30th, 1947 - November 23rd, 2016 69 Years

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Ruth Aranibar Martinasek

April 16th, 1930 - November 23rd, 2016 86 Years

Obit pic Ruth Aranibar Martinasek, 86, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016. She lost her beloved husband of s... Read more

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Albert Rawdow, Jr

March 30th, 1957 - November 21st, 2016 59 Years

Obit pic Albert Rawdow, Jr. Teacher/Coach Al Rawdow Jr., 59, of Lakeland, FL was called to fly with the angels in heaven on Monday, Nov. 21 with his family... Read more

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Upcoming Events

October Grief Series:
Grief 101

Rica Walker LMHC

5:30 pm
October 4, 2016

Grief Services Coordinator
Good Shepherd Hospice


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October Grief Series:
Stages of Grief

Rica Walker LMHC

5:30 pm
October 11, 2016

Grief Services Coordinator
Good Shepherd Hospice


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October Grief Series:
The New Normal

Rica Walker LMHC

5:30 pm
October 18, 2016

Grief Services Coordinator
Good Shepherd Hospice


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6th Annual Service of Remembrance


6:30 pm
November 29, 2016

We remember and honor our loved ones.


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