1931 – 2015

FARMINGTON — Barbara S. (Jaros) Heath, 84, a resident of Livermore Falls, passed away peacefully in her sleep early Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, at Sandy River Rehabilitation in Farmington.

She was born Nov. 6, 1931, in Rumford, the daughter of Charles Jaros Sr. and Mary (Winkus) Jaros. She was very proud of her Lithuanian heritage. Barbara was a 1950 graduate of Stephens High School in Rumford. On June 4, 1955, in Rumford, she married Harold L. Heath.

Barbara worked as a telephone operator for five years in Rumford. She also worked in shoe shops and served lunch for SAD 36 for eight years. She enjoyed bowling, playing golf, knitting, playing bingo at the AMVETS and watching game shows.

She is survived by her husband, Harold Heath of Livermore Falls; her two sons, Tom Heath and his wife, Kathy, of Augusta, and Greg Heath and his wife, Vickey, of Jay; one daughter, Diane Bryant of Auburn; grandchildren; Heather Crocker, Roxanne Welch, Cameron and Kyle Bryant; great-grandchildren, Emily Welch, Adam Crocker, Jonathan Crocker and Cole Welch; her sister, Theresa Legere of Rumford; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; her brother, Charles Jaros; and sister, Estall Petre.

Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

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