CANFIELD — Wealthie B. Prince, 96, handed away peacefully at her dwelling, Sunday morning, Jan. 10, 2021, surrounded by her household.
Wealthie was born Dec. 1, 1924, in New Springfield, the daughter of Charles R. and Edith F. Bush.
A graduate of Woodrow Wilson Excessive College, Wealthie was inducted into its Corridor of Fame in 2017. Throughout her 46 years at Youngstown State College, she taught music, served because the chair of the general public ceremonial committee, was coordinator of Pupil Information Providers and affiliate registrar of information. Upon retirement, she was bestowed the title of administrator emeritus for her excellent service to the college.
For a few years, Wealthie served because the organist and choir director at varied church buildings. She loved crocheting and knitting, usually making hats, scarves, sweaters and afghans for the Seamen’s Church Institute, members of the family and the Canfield Honest. Wealthie volunteered numerous hours at varied church features for many years. She was very lively in her childrens’ and grandchildrens’ lives.
Wealthie was preceded in dying by her beloved husband, Rudolph M. Prince, who handed away July 31, 1990; her dad and mom; and her siblings, Charles Bush and Nin (Bud) Keller.
She is survived by sister-in-law and lifelong finest good friend, Marilyn Bush; her three daughters, Lorie Prince, Ronie (David) Haurin and Pattie Prince; seven grandchildren, Kerrie (Scott) Wiand, D.J. (Mallory) Haurin, Kyle (Paige) Kesner, Kellie Kesner, Michael (Kimmie) Haurin, Conner (Kaitlyn) Kesner and Carson Kesner; and 5 great-grandchildren, Kallen, Cameron, Raegan, Logan and Ava.
Non-public providers shall be dealt with by Lane Household Funeral Houses and held at St. James Episcopal Church in Boardman.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Rudy and Wealthie Prince Scholarship in care of YSU Basis, 655 Wick Ave. Youngstown, OH 44502 (ysufoundation.com, [email protected]).