Katherine Savage Heaberlin  1958 - 2017 

Katherine "Kathy" Heaberlin
(nee: Savage), age 58, of Rittman, was released from her earthly afflictions after a long fight with declining health, February 28, 2017, at Akron City Hospital, while surrounded by her family and holding hands with her beloved husband, and love of her life, Ike Heaberlin.

Kathy was born December 30, 1958, in Wadsworth, Ohio, to Barbara and the late Charles "Dick" Savage.   She attended Wadsworth High School before marrying the love of her life in 1977, moving to Rittman, Ohio, and beginning her work as an EMT.   Later, she went on to become a L.P.N. which she did with love for 25 years.   Her love of nursing came second only to her love for her family.

Kathy was preceded in death by her brother, Richard "Alan" Savage and father, Charles "Dick" Savage.

She is survived by her mother, Barbara Savage of Wadsworth, Ohio;  her husband of 39 years, Darrell "Ike" Heaberlin of Rittman, Ohio;  son, Chuck (Angie) Heaberlin of Wadsworth,Ohio;  daughter, Emily (Tim) Jones of Rittman, Ohio;  grand-children, Isaac Heaberlin (13), Mahayla Osborne (13), Hunter Heaberlin (10), Whalen Jones (7);  brother-in-law, Dave Heaberlin of Rittman, Ohio;  sister-in-law, Elaine Perrigo Rittman, Ohio;  4 nieces;  1 nephew;  and many cousins.

Pastor Mike Rose held services at Cox-McNulty Funeral Home, 1376 High Street, Wadsworth, Ohio, 44281, on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 5:00pm. The family received friends from 3:00 pm until the time of the service at 5:00pm at the funeral home.   Burial took place at Woodlawn Cemetery, College Street, Wadsworth, Ohio 44281 on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 3:00pm.  
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Cox-McNulty funeral home in Kathy's name, to offset funeral expenses. 

Katie Savage
Wadsworth High School

WHS Occupational Work Experience Class, 1975. 

Julie Batey  (WHS 1985), Chair, Wadsworth High School Alumni Association. 524 Broad Street, Wadsworth OH 44281.  
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