Holly Ann Heath, 55, of Concord, passed away peacefully, called into the loving arms of the Lord, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. She was surrounded by the love of her family.
Holly was born in Concord, on Dec. 17, 1957, the daughter of Beverly A. (Ryan) Heath and the late Loren M. Heath.
Holly was currently employed by New Hampshire Distributors and actively involved in Community Bridges, Easter Seals of NH and Concord Regional Association for Retarded Citizens (CRARC). She also proudly participated in the first Special Olympics in 1970 at the age of 13. Holly was an avid Red Sox fan who loved to travel and attend country music concerts. She also greatly enjoyed bowling, dancing and music.
Holly is survived by her mother, Beverly A. Heath of Penacook; sisters, Lori (Heath) Lantos of Norton, Mass. and Wendy (Heath) Etheridge of Penacook; brother, Jay L. Heath of Penacook; loved by nieces and nephews, Matthew, Joshua, Kristina, Jessica and Kayla; cherished by aunts, Lynda Ryan, Muriel Ryan and Dorothy I. Wilson; several cousins; close friends, Nancy Haas, Maggie Pritchard, Gerda and John Heathcote, Janet Feeney and Sal Santa Lucia; godmother, Barbara Wood; and many other dear friends.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the chapel of the Cremation Society of New Hampshire, 172 King Street in Boscawen.
A Celebration of Life will follow from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the chapel.
Burial will follow at 3:30 p.m. at Blossom Hill Cemetery, 207 North State St. in Concord.
In lieu of flowers donations in Holly's memory may be made to the Special Olympics at Special Olympics, 1133 19th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036 or online at specialolympics.org or to Concord Regional Association for Retarded Citizens at PO Box 1173, Concord, 03302.
The Cremation Society of New Hampshire, Boscawen office, is assisting the family with arrangements. To view an online memorial please go to csnh.com.
New Hampshire Cremation Society
243 Hanover Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in The Concord Monitor on Oct. 22, 2013