POMEROY — Cecelia Hart, 93, of Pomeroy, Ohio, passed away Thursday, December 19, 2013, at Darst's Private Care Home.
She was born February 23, 1920, in Pomeroy, Ohio, daughter of the late Thomas and Helen Finlaw Leifheit. She was a retired English and Spanish teacher at Pomeroy High School. Cecelia and her husband were active in World War II organizations and attended Laurel Cliff Free Methodist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Thomas Hart; two sons, Jack and Susan Hart and Lance Hart; a daughter, Hilda and Dan Stotts; six grandchildren, Lona Kay Folmer, Charlotte Hart, Ursula McDaniel, Edson Hart, Thomas Tirado and Andre Tirado; 14 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; four nieces; and two nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Sidney Leifheit; two sisters, Betty McKeever and Doris McDonald; a nephew, Thomas Leifheit; and a niece, Polly Leifheit.
The family will be accepting friends from 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at Ewing Funeral Home, Pomeroy, Ohio.
Burial will be in the Burlingham Cemetery at the convenience of the family.