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Dorothy Greener | January 6th, 1926 - May 29th, 2016 90 Years

DOROTHY ADAMS GREENER LAKELAND: Dorothy A. Greener, 90, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016. Born January 6, 1926, in Eustis, FL, Mrs. Greener lived in Lakeland for most of her life. She was lively, gracious, spirited, intelligent, and fiercely independent. She was preceded in death by her husband, Army Veteran Donald James Greener. She is survived by her brother, J. Wilton Adams of Mt. Dora, children Michael James Greener (Betsye) of Thomasville, GA, Donna Brisbin (Mark) of Winte ... Read more

June Marie Royal | June 25th, 1935 - May 28th, 2016 80 Years

June Marie Royal, 80, of Lakeland, passed away at home surrounded by family Saturday, May 28. June was born in Doylestown, Ohio on June 25, 1935, to the late Clifford and Martha Mohler. Mrs. Royal was a nurse for the Army Medical Corps for five years. During this time, she met her husband David. They moved to Florida in 1965, and June became a homemaker. They are members of Frist Presbyterian Church, Lakeland. June is survived by her husband of 52 years, David Royal, Sr.; two sons and thei ... Read more

Betty Murphy | March 2nd, 1928 - May 28th, 2016 88 Years

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Charles Roger Noble | July 8th, 1936 - May 26th, 2016 79 Years

Charles Roger Noble Lakeland: Charles Roger Noble, 79, of Lakeland, went to be with the Lord on May 26, 2016. Roger was born on July 8, 1936 in Basil, OH. He was a business owner, and enjoyed starting and selling businesses. Roger was an avid sports fan and was very athletic himself. He was recently inducted into the Liberty Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame in Baltimore, OH. Roger was always willing to help and encourage others. He was strong in his Christian faith and was ... Read more

Thomas Jefferson Haynes Jr | June 18th, 1939 - May 26th, 2016 76 Years

Thomas Jefferson Haynes Jr., 76, of Lakeland, passed away Thursday, May 26th. He was born in McCormick, South Carolina, on June 18, 1939, to the late Thomas Jefferson Haynes Sr. and Roberta Viola Haynes. Thomas loved playing golf and spending time with his growing family. He survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Caroline Haynes; five children, Robin L. Gullion, Emily Jean Glassen, Barry H. Pitts, Joel V. Pitts, and Daniel L.. Pitts; eight grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchild and one o ... Read more

Terry Gunn | September 13th, 1970 - May 24th, 2016 45 Years

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Albert Romero Coringrato, Sr. | May 26th, 1929 - May 19th, 2016 86 Years

Albert Romero Coringrato, Sr. passed away on May 19, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Tampa. He was born May 26, 1929 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. After high school, Albert served in the Korean War as a flight engineer at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. When the war ended, he was a civilian contractor with the Air Force. During that time he started his own gas station/garage, Al’s Atlantic, in New Jersey. He later bought Cherry Hill Garage. Albert met his wife of 45 plus years, Mary ... Read more

Albert Richard Wuellner | August 1st, 1929 - May 18th, 2016 86 Years

Albert Richard Wuellner, 86 Albert Wuellner passed away on May 18, 2016 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, at peace, in the company of family. Born in Covington, KY in 1929, Al and his family moved to Lakeland from Cincinnati, OH in 1966. He worked as a draftsman in the phosphate industry and was a Korean War veteran. Al and his wife Shirley worked as foster parents for Catholic Charities for many years and cared for many babies. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alber ... Read more

Foy Lynn Springer | October 26th, 1937 - May 17th, 2016 78 Years

Foy Lynn Springer, 78, went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2016. She was born in Lakeland, Florida on October 26, 1937, to the late Leon and Faye Faison. Foy Lynn enjoyed many hobbies; sewing, quilting, gardening, fishing, cooking, and traveling. She was very proud of the work she did for children in Honduras, sewing pillow case dresses with other local volunteers. She also hand crafted clothing for local school children in need. Mrs. Springer was a member of New Life Assembly of God and was ... Read more

Curtis P.Glenn | December 29th, 1930 - May 13th, 2016 85 Years

Curtis Perry Glenn went to his heavenly home on May 13, 2016 with his wife of nearly 59 years by his side. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and uncle and will be greatly missed. Mr. Glenn was born December 29, 1930 in Winter Haven, FL to the late Elgin Clyde and Maude Estelle (Wetherington) Glenn. By 1935, the family was living in Lake Wales, FL and it was there that he met his wife Marty in 1957. After living a short time in Bowling Green, KY they returned to Florida and have ... Read more

Darla Paulk | October 9th, 1960 - May 13th, 2016 55 Years

Darla Ann Paulk, 55, of Lakeland, went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2016. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends whose lives had been touched by her kindness and selflessness. She was born on October 9, 1960 in Ashtabula, OH. Darla was a graduate of Kathleen High School, class of 1979. She worked in the insurance industry for many years, most recently as an agent for Tyler Insurance Agency, Inc. She is survived by her loving and caring husband, Hugh Paulk; parents, Doug ... Read more

Donald Thomas Geiger | February 28th, 1936 - May 12th, 2016 80 Years

LAKELAND - Donald Thomas Geiger, 80 of Lakeland, died on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at his home. He was born on February 28, 1936 in Wellborn, Florida to Thomas and Thelma McDonald Geiger. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954 on the Randolph and Saratoga air craft carriers and the Navy photo lab in Washington D.C. He was honorably discharged in 1958. He graduated with an Industrial Arts Degree from Florida Southern College, and was a shop teacher for Polk County Schools for 39 years teaching at ... Read more

Luther D. Hutton | March 8th, 1926 - May 8th, 2016 90 Years

Luther “Douglas” Hutton (March 8, 1926 to May 8, 2016). Douglas was born in Anniston, Alabama to Henry and Grace Hutton. He was a WWII Navy veteran and an office machine technician. He married Margaret Hutton in 1946 and together they had 4 sons. Douglas was a skilled carpenter and agriculturalist. He was a long time member of Kathleen Baptist Church and the Kathleen Area Historical Society. Douglas was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers Herschel, Truman and Daniel, and ... Read more

Edna Elliott | January 29th, 1933 - May 8th, 2016 83 Years

Lakeland- Mrs. Edna Elliott Edna L. Elliott 83, of Lakeland passed away May 8, 2016. She was born in Boonville, Indiana in 1933, to the late Truman and Elouise Young. Edna moved to Lakeland in 1988. She was a school teacher, homemaker, and a member of First United Methodist Church in Lakeland. She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Elliott; three sons, R. Scott Elliott of Lakeland, Florida, Christopher Elliott of Tucson, Arizona and Ryce Elliott of Marietta, Georgia and five ... Read more

 
 

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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.”

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Dorothy Greener

January 6th, 1926 - May 29th, 2016 90 Years

Obit pic DOROTHY ADAMS GREENER LAKELAND: Dorothy A. Greener, 90, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016. Born January 6, 1926, in Eustis, FL, Mrs. Greener lived... Read more

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June Marie Royal

June 25th, 1935 - May 28th, 2016 80 Years

Obit pic June Marie Royal, 80, of Lakeland, passed away at home surrounded by family Saturday, May 28. June was born in Doylestown, Ohio on June 25, 1935, to t... Read more

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Betty Murphy

March 2nd, 1928 - May 28th, 2016 88 Years

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Charles Roger Noble

July 8th, 1936 - May 26th, 2016 79 Years

Obit pic Charles Roger Noble Lakeland: Charles Roger Noble, 79, of Lakeland, went to be with the Lord on May 26, 2016. Roger was born on July 8, 1936 in Ba... Read more

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Thomas Jefferson Haynes Jr

June 18th, 1939 - May 26th, 2016 76 Years

Obit pic Thomas Jefferson Haynes Jr., 76, of Lakeland, passed away Thursday, May 26th. He was born in McCormick, South Carolina, on June 18, 1939, to the late ... Read more

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Terry Gunn

September 13th, 1970 - May 24th, 2016 45 Years

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Albert Romero Coringrato, Sr.

May 26th, 1929 - May 19th, 2016 86 Years

Obit pic Albert Romero Coringrato, Sr. passed away on May 19, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Tampa. He was born May 26, 1929 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Aft... Read more

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Albert Richard Wuellner

August 1st, 1929 - May 18th, 2016 86 Years

Obit pic Albert Richard Wuellner, 86 Albert Wuellner passed away on May 18, 2016 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, at peace, in the company of family. ... Read more

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Foy Lynn Springer

October 26th, 1937 - May 17th, 2016 78 Years

Obit pic Foy Lynn Springer, 78, went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2016. She was born in Lakeland, Florida on October 26, 1937, to the late Leon and Faye Fais... Read more

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Curtis P.Glenn

December 29th, 1930 - May 13th, 2016 85 Years

Obit pic Curtis Perry Glenn went to his heavenly home on May 13, 2016 with his wife of nearly 59 years by his side. He was a loving husband, father, grandfath... Read more

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Darla Paulk

October 9th, 1960 - May 13th, 2016 55 Years

Obit pic Darla Ann Paulk, 55, of Lakeland, went to be with the Lord on May 13, 2016. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends whose lives had... Read more

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Donald Thomas Geiger

February 28th, 1936 - May 12th, 2016 80 Years

Obit pic LAKELAND - Donald Thomas Geiger, 80 of Lakeland, died on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at his home. He was born on February 28, 1936 in Wellborn, Florida to ... Read more

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