Jennie Heath

Obituary of Jennie Heath

Jennie Heath (nee Celona), 95, of Somers Point passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning July 25, 2017.

The wife of the late Lawrence R. Heath Sr., who died in 1998, she was born in Pleasantville on December 18, 1921 and was the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Mazzeo Celona. She graduated from Pleasantville High School in 1939.

Mrs. Heath was an amazing cook, who made everything from scratch. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Gloria Mathis (Jack) of Somers Point, Janice Haines (Dave) of Green Bank, Cathy Thoms (Larry) of Galloway, 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, one great-great grandson, brother-in-law, Paul Heath and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by daughter, Catherine Jean Heath, son, Lawrence R. Heath Jr., sisters, Mary Heckroth, Josephine Jones and Bernita Weeks and brothers, Steven and Joseph Celona.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing and visitation on Thursday evening 7-9PM at MIDDLETON-STROBLE & ZALE FUNERAL HOME, 304 Shore Rd. Somers Point, NJ 08244. Funeral Mass on Friday morning 10:30AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton RC Church, 591 New Jersey Ave, Absecon. Interment following in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing.

Memorial contributions in Mrs. Heath's memory are suggested to the Atlantic County Humane Society, 1401 Absecon Blvd., Atlantic City, NJ 08401.