Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
Ruth L. Wollam Casanova, 84, of Douglassville, Pa., and formerly of Norton, died Oct. 30, 2011, at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.
She was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Hood River, Ore., to Harry and Gail Hamilton Wollam. She married Gilbert Casanova, who is deceased.
Surviving is a sister, Mary (Gilbert) Misplon, Bellefontaine. Deceased is a son, Michael Magier.
She was a 1944 graduate of Mendon-Union High School and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a master's degree in special education from Kent State University.
She worked as a special education teachers for 28 years at Stow City School District in Stow. She was editor for the American Legion Newsletter at the Akron post and received many awards for her work.
Service will be private at the convenience of the family. A private burial will take place in Hamilton Bethel Cemetery, Union Township.
Arrangements are by Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, where condolences may be left at millerfuneralhome.net.