Ethel P. Morrell Heath, 90, of East Haven, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Masonic Health Care Center, Wallingford with her family by her side. She was the wife of the late Franklin William Heath. Ethel was born in New Haven on January 21, 1923; daughter of the late Irving and Edna Cronoque Morrell; had worked as a Lunch Mother for Momauguin School, East Haven for many years until her retirement; was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star/Georgia Chapter, Branford where she served as the Grand Representative for the State of Connecticut. Ethel was a parishioner and had taught catacism at St. Clare Church, East Haven; loved to read and write poetry; was a member of the East Haven Senior Center and the “Jolly Timers”. Mother of Franklin (Dorothy) Heath, Nancy (Larry) Roberts and Daniel (Yolanda) Heath. Grandmother of Dawn (Christopher) Raymond, Richard (Jennifer) Heath, Stacey Roberts, Kimberly (Efrim) Dragovic, Brandy Heath and Austin Heath. Sister of Edward (Joyce) Morrell, Edna (Walter) Heery, Shirley Klemenz, Joseph (Maryann) Morrell and the late Rita McBride, John, Walter, Irving and George Morrell. Also survived by eight great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Private funeral services have been entrusted to the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Unit of the Masonic Health Care Center, 22 Masonic Avenue, Wallingford, CT 06492.