Thelma Marie Way

Birth Date: 
Monday, March 17, 1930
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Thelma Marie Way, 92, of Wooster died on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the Wayne County Care Center.

She was born March 17, 1930 in Rittman to Ralph and Laura A. Purdy Watts.  On May 23, 1947, she married Carrol “Red” Way, Jr.  He preceded her in death in 1985.

Thelma was a homemaker and a mother.  She also had worked at F.J. Designs and Rubbermaid.  Thelma was a member of both Central Christian Church and Parkview Christian Church and of the Lion’s Club in Shreve.

She is survived by her children Larry (Pam) Way and Chip (Judy) Way; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild.

Along with her husband, Thelma was preceded in death by her parents and sons Dan Way, Tom Way and Carl Way.

Friends will be received on Friday, July 1, 2022 from 12:00PM-2:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.  Interment will follow the calling hours in Oak Hill Cemetery in Millersburg.

Contributions may be directed to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, One Children’s Plaza 2-West, Dayton, Ohio 45404.

Online contributions may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

Contributions may be directed to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, One Children’s Plaza 2-West, Dayton, Ohio 45404.

Visitation: 

Friends will be received on Friday, July 1, 2022 from 12:00PM-2:00 PM at the funeral home.

Service: 

Interment will follow the calling hours in Oak Hill Cemetery in Millersburg.

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To the family of Thelma'

She was my favorite cousin. Sad of her leaving us but happy for her in we know where she is today.

Prayers for the family in this time of separation from Thelma in body. Her joy has been fulfilled in her journey for Christ. Loved you, Thelma! See you later.

Sorry for your loss. She was a great person and will be missed by many.

Sorry for your loss. She was a great person and will be missed by many.

I am so sorry for the loss of Aunt Thelma. Sending you all my love, hugs and prayers. ❤️

We are sad to learn of the passing of Thelma. Roger has fond memories of spending time with her at Aunt Florence's house. He said Thelma was like one of his sisters. The loss and parting is difficult, but there is rejoicing in knowing that she rests in the arms of her heavenly Father. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

Sorry for your lost will be praying for you Chip and your family. GOD BLESS!

Dan, So sorry to see about your mother. Will keep you and your family in my thoughts.

So sorry for your loss. Have many happy memories of Thelma and all of your family. Wish I could be there with all of you. Prayers for your family.

We are so very so sorry to see that your Mother passed away.
Our sympathy to you your family.

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you, especially Chip who I work with. We left the area and will not be able to attend calling hours. You will be on our mind Friday and all weekend.

Pam and family, you have our sympathy on the loss of Thelma. Always pleasant at Parkview Christian.

Larry and Pam.....so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. Our condolences to you and your families.

Larry, Chip, Wendy and Chrystal and families-

I am so sorry for your loss. Thelma was so fun to be around. I always enjoyed chatting with her when she came to the reunions. She will be missed by so many. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this challenging time. Sympathy and love to all.

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