Deborah Wakefield, 56
Deborah Nanelle "Nan" Wakefield, 56, of Wooster, Ohio, ended her four-year battle with cancer on June 28, 2009.
She was born Feb. 18, 1953, in Zanesville, Ohio, daughter of the late Wayne and Marjorie (Montieth) Fitz.
Nan worked as an English teacher at Northwestern High School and later as an office manager for Dan Wakefield State Farm Insurance for 17 years.
She was a member of Church of the Saviour.
She will be missed by her husband, Dan Wakefield of Wooster whom she married Aug. 4, 1973; children Vince (Sara) Wakefield, Lindsey (Tadd) Sponseller both of Wooster, Briana (Charles) Weirick of Millersburg, Ohio and Alex (Audree) Wakefield of Bloomington Ill.; grandchildren Olivia, Jacob and Lillian Wakefield and Danny and Deborah Sponseller; siblings Wayne Fitz of Columbus, Ohio, Waynette Bridwell of Zanesville, Pearlene Delph of Columbus, Tammy Arling of Scranton, Pa., Jane Potts of Columbus and Valerie Whitaker of Cumberland Gap, Tenn.
Services were held at Church of the Saviour on Thursday, July 2, 2009
Interment followed in the Wooster Cemetery.
McIntire, Davis and Greene Funeral Home, Wooster, assisted the family with the arrangements.
Contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society 525N. Broad St., Canfield, OH 44406