STONE CREEK -- Myra Ann (Wolfe) Feller, 62, of Newcomerstown, passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, following an extended illness.
Born on Oct. 1, 1950, in Dennison, she was the daughter of the late Clayton "Pete" and Helen Viola (Warner) Wolfe. She is also preceded in death by her mother and father in-law, Donald and Phyllis (Dietrich) Feller.
Myra was a 1968 graduate of Claymont High School. In 1972, she graduated from Otterbein College where she majored in education. While in college, she played field hockey and basketball, was a member of the Women's Athletic Association and also served as the president of Theta Nu Sorority. She later received her Masters from Marygrove College.
She married the love of her life, and best friend, John Feller, on Aug. 18, 1973. She began her teaching career in Newark and later in Newcomerstown, where she taught physical education at both the high school and middle school. She began teaching math in 1985 at New Philadelphia High School, where she retired in 2007 after over 32 years of teaching. During her career, she coached basketball, volleyball, and track. She was a past president of the New Philadelphia Education Association (NPEA), a member of the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Alpha Kappa Gamma, and an involved member of the Farm Bureau. She was also an active member of Zion Lutheran Church in Stone Creek and volunteered for the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life.
In addition to her husband, John, she will be sadly missed by her children, Brian Feller of Newcomerstown and Amy (Jason) George of Newcomerstown; two brothers, Frederick (Roberta) Wolfe of Palm Coast, Fla., and Tom (Eva) Wolfe of Westerville; her brother-in-law, Ron (Mary) Feller of New Philadelphia; along with several nieces, nephews and close friends.
A celebration of Myra's life took place at the Zion Lutheran Church in Stone Creek on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, with Dr. William C. Haggis officiating. Interment took place in the Stone Creek Cemetery.
The Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory in Dover was in charge of arrangements.
Those unable to attend, or who would like to share a fond memory of Myra may do so by visiting the "Obituary & Flowers" link on the funeral homes' web site.
Memorial contributions can be made to: the Zion Lutheran Church, 204 W. Jefferson St. SW, Stone Creek, OH 43840; or Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.