Faustina's Story

SHERMAN - Faustina W. (Tina) Heath, 90, Sherman, died Oct. 4 2014 in Patten. She was born March 23, 1924 in Hampden, the daughter of Earl and Lillian (Ridley) Wing.

Tina enjoyed crocheting, gardening, reading books, playing cards and board games. She was a great cook and everybody especially liked her biscuits.

She is survived by six children, Yvonne Patterson of Sherman, JoAnne Woodward of Sherman, Lillian Smith of Rose, N.Y., Anthony Heath of Langdon, N.H., Carol McNally of Stacyville and Darlene Heath of Mechanic Falls. Twelve grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren. Three brothers, Earl (Sonny) Wing Jr. of Lincoln, Ron Wing of Newport and Jimmy Wing of Winterport. Several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband, Leonard, two brothers, Reginald and Richard and two sisters, Arlene Goodale and Eunice Simmons.

Friends may call 12-1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls, at which time a funeral procession will proceed to the Sherman Mills Cemetery for a graveside funeral at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Peter Main officiating. A continued time of fellowship will be held at the home of Carol McNally in Stacyville. A special thank you to all her Mt. Heights care providers and Meadowbrook Manor family and friends, as well as caregivers who showed compassion and loved her as much as she did them, for this the family is especially grateful; Dr. Hrynick, Julie Racine and hospice care givers who cared for Mom and gave the family strength thru this difficult time. Thank you to all who touched her life in so many ways. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Topsham, ME 04086 or to Mt. Heights Health Care Facility, Patten, ME 04765. Arrangements are by Bowers Funeral Home, Island Falls.
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