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“Eugene, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. This is your old friend Joey from 73St and York Ave. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: joseph rodonich - astoria, NY

“My best friend for over 43 years (since college). I will cherish the extraordinary number of happy memories that we experienced talking on the phone,...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Murphy - Ravena, NY

“So sorry for your loss. We hear she was a wonderful woman. ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Chris and Katie Gerstel - Needham, MA

“my condolences to the family---we lived just down the street from linda in Waterville..i remember linda as always being kind and just a wonderful...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“I was deeply saddened by the news of Linda's death. My sincere condolences to her family. I hope that comfort and peace come from the memories of...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Dean Cowen - Penfield, NY

“Dear Gene, Chuck, Steve, and family, I am so very sorry for your loss and know the world will be a sadder place without Linda in it. She was a...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Suzanne Erickson - Webster, NY

“Gene, Sorry for your loss.Stay strong, God has plans for all in this life.I am sure that she will be missed, but one day you will see her again in a...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Dan Vaughn - High Springs, FL

“We are sorry for your loss. We pray that God will ease your pain and sorrow. We love you all! ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Michael Kolosiej - Claremore, OK

“Gene, Charlie, Stephen and all.Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to you at this difficult time. She was a very special person, we will miss her at...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Claude & Diane Strife - NY

“Gene, Charlie, Stephen and all. I can't describe the heartfelt love I had for Linda. I was her teenage nanny for a time when she was four years old...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: LIZ Jones - Croghan - Family

“So very sorry for your loss, I will always remember Linda as a caring & loving person/stepsister. Rest in sweet Peace dear one. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Rebecca Holt - Raleigh, NC

“Charlie, I am so sorry for your loss and the pain you are feeling. May her beautiful soul rest in peace. I'm here if you need me. Hang in there. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Cathy Massoud - NY

“Sorry for your loss Gene. Praying for you and your family. Walt Williams ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: walt williams - jax, FL - Friend


Orange Park, Fla. – Linda M. Heath, of Orange Park, died peacefully on Friday, May 19, 2017 with her family by her side following a brief illness. She was 65.

Linda was born in Utica, New York on February 24, 1952, a daughter of the late Elsie (Cronk) Heath-Holt and Frederick Heath. She was raised in Waterville, New York and had lived in Massachusetts, Japan and in Nevada before moving to Florida nineteen years ago. Linda was a speech pathologist.

Her favorite vacation spot was along the Saint Lawrence River in upstate New York where she and her family created many happy memories. She had a lifelong love of animals and was a terrific wife and homemaker. Linda enjoyed the theatre, reading, crafting and traveling.

She leaves her husband, Eugene Kolosiej; her step-children, Lisa Kolosiej-Mitchell of Waltham, Kimberly Legrow of Brookline, New Hampshire and Kelly Varano of Needham; her siblings, Steve Heath of Stephentown, New York and Charlie Heath of Whitesboro, New York; her lifelong best friend, Linda Murphy; nine grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Linda was also the sister of the late Carolyn Thompson.

Family and friends will honor and remember Linda's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Wednesday, May 31st from 9:30 to 11 a.m. follow by her funeral service at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mt. Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorial donations may be made to Animalkind, 721 Warren Street, Hudson, New York 12534 or at www.animalkindny.org