Waneta "Maxine" Wirt

Birth Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 1923
Date of Passing: 
Monday, May 20, 2019

WOOSTER - Waneta "Maxine" Wirt, 95 of Wooster, passed away Monday, May 20, 2019 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, after a period of declining health.

She was born on Aug. 02, 1923, in Shreve, the daughter of Charles and Florence (Geib) Poulson and married Paul W. Wirt on December 24, 1940. He preceded her in death on July 18, 1968.

Maxine had a love of her community, her church and most importantly, her family. She loved spending time with grandchildren and great grandchildren, and her great-great grandson.

Surviving are children, Paul (Gloria) Wirt of Wooster, Linda Conley of Stuart, Fla, Brenda Stradley of Wooster; grandchildren, Shelly Reeves (Steve Schaller) of Wooster, Doug (Audra) Wirt of Wooster. Great grandchildren; Rachelle (Jordan) Roemer, Samantha (Blake) Boss, Brandon Reeves, and great-great grandson, Emmett Bess. Brother; Charles Poulson of Wooster and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, brothers; Clifford "Skip", Rolland, Russell, and Walter Poulson and sister; Helen Kurtz.

The family would like to thank the staff of LifeCare Hospice for their loving care of Maxine.

Services will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.at the Mcintire, Bradham and Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, with Rev Tom Fish officiating. Burial will be in the Moreland Methodist Cemetery in Wooster.

      Family and friends may call 2 hours prior to the 2:00 p.m. service at the funeral home.

      In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Moreland United Methodist Church, 138 Moreland Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

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


Memorial Contributions: 

Ohio's Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Moreland United Methodist Church, 138 Moreland Rd., Wooster, OH 44691


Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home


Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home


Please accept our condolences at the passing of our beloved Aunt Maxine. I have so many fond memories of her love for me, my brothers, and our entire family. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

Please accept our condolences at the passing of your mother. It was a pleasure to know and love her. Mrs.Maxine lived her life with a loving heart for God, Family and Friends. She will be greatly missed by all.

My mother-in-law, Jane, and I enjoyed Maxine at Cardiac Rehab at Wooster Hospital. She was a dear, kind lady.

To the Entire Wirt family please accept my condolences on the passing of a very kind and loving lady. Maxine was always a pleasure to visit with.

May our aunt be with the rest of the angels in heaven. Rest in peace.
Love u all Linda Poulson.

So sorry for your loss I believe she worked at Young’s IGA when I did great lady!

Barry and I would like to say how sorry we are for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wish we could be there. Love all of you.

What a beautiful, strong woman your mother was, Aunt Linda. We loved her as much as we do you and are thinking of you and the entire Wirt family. Love and prayers (and 60 second hugs)!

So sorry for your loss, Aunt Linda. Maxine was a beautiful woman both inside and out! We know she is greatly missed. Praying for you and your family. Love, Holly, Nathan and Baby Betty.

Linda, we would like to send our condolences to you and your family.
We loved mom, and she will be missed. If you or anyone else needs anything please let us know.
Hope to see you soon.thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Love you,
S & S

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