Ellen Wohlford Pate 1939 - 2017 

Ellen Pate
, 78, formerly of Wadsworth, Ohio, more recently of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017.   She was born April 15, 1939, in Wadsworth to the late Lee and Florence Wohlford.

Mrs. Pate was a graduate of Wadsworth High School Class of 1958 and was a former member of Wadsworth United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry on July 7, 2004, and her granddaughter Devin Pate.

Ellen is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, John and Bobbi Pate of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Tim and Anna Pate of San Antonio, TX;  her grandchildren: Eric Pate, Jennifer Ivey, Nicholas Pate, Kathleen Collins, Brandon Girard;  great-grandchildren: Brayden Brickhouse, Jaxon Ivey. Levi Pate, Brayden Batteen and Eleanor Collins.   She is also survived by her sisters Marjorie ( Gary) Easterday and Dorothy Arvey, all of Wadsworth, along with several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 5-8 pm Monday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 11am.

Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.


Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home  330-334-1501 www.HilliardRospert.com   
  




Ellen Wohlford
Wadsworth High School
Graduating Class of 1958 
   
 
 
WHS Choir (part), 1957-58. 
Row 1: Carney, Kilmer, Rivers, Porter, Wohlford, Kaylor, Engler.  Row 2: Venner, Pfeister, Phillips, Bring, Wheeler, Christian, Bault.  Row 3: Hanna, Miragliotta, Heavrin, Clevidence, Simpson, Rodgers, Harter.  Row 4: Farrell, Houston, Trent, Trostle, Montieth, Barnard, Trent, Demiter. 
 
WHS Senior Y Teens, 1957-58. 
Row 1: Wohlford, Johnston, Takacs, Carney, Wheeler, Zuber, Kindig, Rivers, Mumaw.  Row 2: Simpson, Reinker, Lutz, Weltzien, Engler, Welday, Graves, Mrs. Main (Advisor).  Row 3: Bunnelle, Lohr, Friedt, Hartman, Vicars, Christian, Phillips, Harter.  Row 4: Trease, Johnson, Mater, Baldwin, McCoy, Allan, Hilton, Porter.  Row 5: Montgomery, Kyle, Ashley, Griffiths, Westbrook, Hockensmith, Janes.   
 
1958 Whisperer:  "If the dancers weren't required to discard their sandles and loafers during the noon sock hops, we wouldn't have such a shining gym floor.  In order to satisfy your curiosity, you are gazing at the feet of Beverlee Porter and Ellen Wohford." 
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