Cary, North Carolina
1947 — 2021
Mary Katherine "Kay" Heilker Beiting, age 74, passed away peacefully on October 25, 2021 in Cary, NC, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Kay was born in Norwich, NY, the daughter of John H. and Catherine Byrnes Heilker. She graduated from Summit Country Day in Cincinnati in 1965, and received her bachelor's degree and a Master's in Speech Pathology from the University of Cincinnati. She and Otto Beiting were married for nearly 51 years and lived most of their lives in Wellston and Jackson, Ohio. Kay belonged to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and worked for many years as a speech therapist for the Jackson County School System. She loved gardening, crafts, proper grammar,...