HEATH, Helen L. 104, of Redington Shores, died peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Born in Macon, GA, she graduated from the Georgia Teachers College before moving to Tampa in the 1930's. After a short teaching career, she devoted her life to The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, Inc. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Ralph T. Heath Sr. She is survived by her son, Ralph T. Heath Jr.; her niece, Margaret "Mick" (Marion "Sli-ck") Eslick; nephew, James L. "Jack" (Celine) Peavy; grandchildren, Andrew (Alma), Alex, Peter, Adie von Gontard; and a great-grandson, Andrew von Gontard; her great-nephew, Donald "Don" Eslick; and a great-great-niece, Kevi Jassm-ann. The family wishes to thank Jennie Hale for her exemplary care given to Helen as she was constantly by her side. There will be a viewing from 11 am, till service time at 1 pm, on Tuesday, May 27, at Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes - Tyrone Chapel, 7820 38th Ave. N. St., Petersburg, FL 33710. Donations may be made in her name to The Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, Inc., at 18328 Gulf Blvd. Indian Shores, FL 33785. Visit the family's personalized online Guestbook at: www.andersonmcqueen.com.
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on May 25, 2014