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Ronald J. Heath

August 31, 1947 — January 22, 2019

Olean - Ronald J. Heath     "Loving Husband, Father, & Papa"

            Ronald J. Heath, of 138 North 7th Street, passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at the Cuba Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

            Ronald was born on August 31, 1947 in Rochester and was a son of Hammond and Dorothy DeWitt Heath.  On September 25, 1971 at St. Joseph's Church, he married his loving wife of 47 years, Lynette M. Yorke, who survives.

            Ronald was a 1965 graduate of West High School in Rochester.  He worked at Dresser Industries for 34 years from June 3, 1974 until January 1, 2010, when he retired.  Ronald enjoyed boating and being outdoors.

            Along with his loving wife, Ronald is survived by; 2 children, Jeffrey Louis (Connie) Heath of Charlotte, NC and Kimberly A. (Keith) Custer of Olean; 5 grandchildren, Derek, Katelynn, Ryan, Destiny, and Joseph; and a sister, Beverly A. (Peter) Carges of Barker.

            At Ronald's request there will be no public services at this time.  Arrangements are of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean.  Online condolences may be made at

            In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Society, 4711 Prague Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63109 or to the Cattaraugus County SPCA, 2944 Route 16 North, Olean, New York 14760.

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