CARLISLE — Joseph D. “Joe” Heath, 52, of Carlisle, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at UPMC West Shore Hospital.

He was born Aug. 19, 1969, in Shamokin, to Margaret (Lehner) Heath, of Shamokin, and her late husband, Blaine Heath.

He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Donna J. Heath, of Carlisle; a sister, Naiad Reich (companion, Matt Graboski), of Shamokin; his niece, Flora Graboski; two sisters-in-law, Freda M. (John) Weibley, of Harrisburg, and Dottie J. (Brian) Shatto, of Shermans Dale; and their five feline children, Whiskers, Gitch, Inky, Remy and Fenway.

HEATH — Joseph D. “Joe” Heath, 52, of Carlisle. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at the Hoffman Funeral Home and Crematory, 2020 W. Trindle Road, Carlisle. Burial will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Joe to Furry Friends Network, P.O. Box 519 Boiling Springs 17007. To read the full obituary or to sign the guestbook, go to

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