Brenda Heath
Sunday
25
October

Visitation

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Medusa Firehouse
28 County Rte 351
Medusa, New York, United States
Monday
26
October

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Monday, October 26, 2020
Medusa Firehouse
28 County Rte 351
Medusa, New York, United States

Burial

Medusa Cemetery
County Route 403
Medusa, New York, United States

Obituary of Brenda A. Heath

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MEDUSA – Brenda A. Heath, 52, passed away peacefully on Wednesday October 21, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. She was born on March 15, 1968 in Catskill to Lorrine Winn and the late Charles E. Lee. She was raised in Rensselaerville and attended GCS before graduating Berne-Knox-Westerlo School. Brenda married Gerald “Chris” Heath, and together they settled in Medusa, where they’ve resided for 26 years. Brenda worked in banking, at Trustco and M&T banks before becoming a claims examiner for Anthem Inc. She was an avid member of the Medusa Volunteer Fire Company, and was the treasurer up until her passing. She loved the firehouse and all the people there. She enjoyed canning, making jellies, gardening, crafting, and going camping. She liked riding Harley’s and her Mustang, and liked classic cars. She especially loved her grandchildren and spending time with them. In addition to her father, she was predeceased by her step-father, Herbert “Duffy” Helmedach, and her step-siblings, Joyce Helmedach and Herbert Helmedach, Jr. Brenda is survived by her beloved husband, Gerald “Chris” Heath; her children, Christopher (Maggie), Nicholas (Samantha), and Courtney (Ethan) Heath; her grandchildren, Gabriel, Nadia, Kaidynce, CJ, and Emma; her mother, Lorrine Winn Helmedach; her sisters, Patricia (Frank) Lee-Denton, Diane (Robert) Davis, Ann (Charles) Berryann, Lorinda (Wayne) Burnham, and Samantha (Jay) Lee; her brother, Charles (Kayla) Lee, Jr.; her step-sisters, Tina (Stan) Sisson and Dawn Utter; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and extended family. Calling hours will be held on Sunday October 25th from 4 to 8pm at the Medusa Firehouse, 28 CR 351, Medusa, NY 12120. A funeral service will be held on Monday October 26th at 11am at the Medusa Firehouse, followed by burial in the Medusa Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or to the Medusa Volunteer Fire Company, 28 CR 351, Medusa, NY 12120. Arrangements by A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home, Greenville. Condolences can be posted at ajcunninghamfh.com.
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