Catherine Carol Heath, 78, of Newmanstown, passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at home. She was the wife of David Allen Heath, to whom she was married for 37 years.

Born in Lebanon, PA on August 12, 1943, Catherine, also known to her friends and family as “Cass”, was a daughter of the late Stephen and Evelyn (Leonard) Ruff. She attended St. Gertrude’s Elementary School and Lebanon Catholic High School. She was a member of Mary Gate of Heaven Church in Myerstown and enjoyed baking zucchini bread, apple & cherry pies.

Catherine worked numerous jobs in the textile industry and as a supervisor in the janitorial and fire restoration service.

In addition to her husband, Catherine is survived by four children, Kathy Clark, Ronald Englehart, Amy Heath, and Elizabeth Shields; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and a sister, Evelyn Kulp.

A visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 13th at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 126 South 9th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042, followed by a service at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be at St. Gertrude’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Catherine’s name may be made to Mary Gate of Heaven Church, 188 West Mckinley Ave., Myerstown, PA 17067. Please share your memories with the family at our online guest book at