DOVER -- Carol Ann Wenger, 67, of The Inn at Northwood Village, Dover and formerly of New Philadelphia, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 3, 2015, following an extended illness.

A daughter of Elsie A. (Conway) Wenger of Dennison and the late Joe D. Wenger, Carol was born at Dennison on Sept. 5, 1947.

A 1965 graduate of the former Dennison High School, Carol went on to obtain her Bachelor of Education Degree at Kent State University. Her first year of teaching began with the former Tuscarawas School. The following school year, Carol moved on to Newcomerstown Schools where she taught English and Spanish; and completed her 43 years as an educator when she retired in 2011.

She enjoyed spending time with her family and annually taking her summer vacation time to tour the Western part of the United States.

In addition to her mother, Carol is survived by a sister, Cindy (Jerry) Domer of Dover; three nieces, Tami (Matt) Crecco, Misti (Dennis) Lint, and Tiffany (Dan)Sunde; as well as five great-nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Carol's wishes, a private service will be held in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover with cremation care being conducted by Geib's Tuscarawas Valley Crematory.

Memorial contributions in Carol's name may be directed to: Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Carol by visiting the funeral home's website at