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                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

RICHMOND, VA – Miriam œMeg  Maurer, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 12, 2018 at Henrico Doctors ™ Hospital in Richmond, VA surrounded by family.
She was born on July 5, 1923 in Valley Camp, PA.   A few years later, her family moved to Akron, OH where she grew up. After graduating high school, she attended Kent State University where on a blind date, she met her future husband, Neal.     World War ll commenced and Meg joined the Navy becoming a Dental Hygienist, a career she continued after three years of service as a Wave.
In 1948 she and Neal married, living in Wooster until his retirement when they began dividing their time between Wooster and Fort Myers, FL. They enjoyed golfing, traveling, spending time with family and friends and more golfing.
Meg enjoyed playing bridge, collecting antiques, decorating, cooking for dinner parties and especially hosting family gatherings.   She was an active member of the Wooster Quota Club and Charter member of the Women ™s Committee for the Wooster Symphony  Orchestra and the Wooster Women ™s Guild.   She was a 60-year member of the Wooster United Methodist Church where she was very active in the Dorcas Circle and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.    
After Neal ™s death in 2010, she moved to Florida full time where she was active in The Red Hat Society.   Attending local productions of Broadway plays and musicals were always a favorite activity as well as participating in social functions.    She enjoyed developing themes and decorating ideas for the Condo Association Holiday Committee. Her fondness for angels were always incorporated into her decor.
In 2014 Meg moved to Richmond, VA to be closer to family.
She is survived by daughters Janis Bertelsen of Richmond, VA, Karen Warner and her husband Fred of Charlotte, NC, three step grandchildren, four step great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband Neal, she was predeceased in death by her mother Ruth Glass, brother ™s Wayne Glass and Ralph Glass and a son in law, William Bertelsen.        
The family will receive friends one hour prior to an 11:00 a.m. service on Monday, February 19, 2018 at McIntire, Bradham and Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill Street, Wooster with the Rev. Charles Tobias officiating.  Burial will follow in the Apple Creek Cemetery.  
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to The Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691 or Quota Club of Wooster, PO Box 1384, Wooster, OH 44691 or LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.  
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.                              
 
 

Memorial Contributions
    In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to The Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691 or Quota Club of Wooster, PO Box 1384, Wooster, OH 44691 or LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.      
 
 
 

Service
Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home

Visitation
Monday, February 19, 2018 from 10:11:00 a.m. at the funeral home

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