Sally James Meager 1929 - 2018  

Lois Sally Meager, 89, of Wadsworth passed away February 23, 2018. Lois was born July 8, 1929 in Rittman, Ohio.

Lois was a lifelong resident of Wadsworth and member of First Christian Church. She graduated from WHS in 1947 and attended Miami University. She married her husband, Bruce in 1949. They were married 54 years until his death in 2003. She was employed at PCA, the Akron Urban League, Goodwill Employment Resource Center she retired at the age of 80 as a Employment Placement Specialist. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was very proud of them. She liked to play cards, going to the beach and was a lover of animals. She was also a follower of the Cavaliers, Indians, Ohio State and the Wadsworth Grizzlies.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Meager; grandson, Daniel Callihan; and sisters, Mary Benedict and Alice Dew.

She is survived by her children: Debra (Steve) Melda, Diane Summers, David (Luci) Meager, and Tim (Susan) Meager. Grandchildren: Mary, Erin, Ann, Jennie, Bobby, Amy, Kit, James. Great- grandchildren: John, Javon, Aidan, Oliver, Clara, Aubrie, and Daisy and great-great grandchildren: Gabriella and Jaxson. There are several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Family will receive friends 10 - 11 a.m. Thursday March 1, 2018 at the Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home 174 N. Lyman St. Wadsworth, Ohio. Funeral Services will be conducted 11 a.m. with Karen Rule Officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers family request contributions be made to Hospice of Medina Co., 5075 Windfall Rd. Medina, Ohio 44256.

Hilliard Rospert 330-334-1501


    Sally Meager
    First Christian Church

   Sally James
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1947              

WHS National Forensics League, 1946-47.  Seated: Helen Drollinger, Sally James, Marilyn Thomas, Dean Semler, Beatrice Birkbeck.  Standing: Alice Crook, Helen Pecnik, Paul  Thomas, Bob McRitchie, Jerome Nelson, Miss Betty Hood (Advisor), Ed Chernak, Ted Chernak.

WHS Junior Recreation Board, 1946-47.  Seated: Marge Ewing, Carol Seiberling, Jim Serfass, Sally James, Nancy Flack, Joan Falconer.  Standing: Jim Crumley, Carl Tighe, Dean Semler, Walter Gairing, Don Clifford, Mr. Alfred Brightman (Advisor).

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