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Ethel Ruth Wildey Maw, P.H.D

AGE: 98 •

Maw, Ethel Ruth Wildey PH D, 98 years, died in Hospice care with her family on March 13, 2017.

She was the 5th of 9 children born in Moscow, OH to Tom and Texie Wildey. She received her degrees in education and philosophy from Wilmington College, the Univ. of Cincinnati and the Univ. of Pennsylvania; taught elementary education in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Fulbright Fellowship Delhi Univ., India, Fellow at Australian National University at Canberra, and served as Professor of Education and Child Development, Chairperson of the Dept. of Education, Bryn Mawr College until her retirement in 1983.

Ethel served on the Board of Managers and was Chairperson for the Education Committee for Glen Mills Schools as well as the Hadley Foundation and Lectures in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Wife of the late Wallace Henry Maw, beloved sister of the late Thomas Wildey (the late Helen), Charles (the late Ruth), Howard (the late Mary Evelyn), Roy (the late Carol), Katheryn Wildey, Frances Wildey, Maryalice (Jack) Edgington, and Roberta (the late Ralph) Windle, also survived by many nieces and nephews. Residence Moscow, OH, formerly Kennett Square, PA.

Service at T.P. White & Sons Funeral Home 2050 Beechmont Ave. Cincinnati (Mt. Washington) on Sat. March 25 at 2:00 PM. Friends may visit on Sat. from 1-2 PM. Internment at Mt. Zion Christian Church Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Roberta Wildey Windle Teachers Scholarship, New Richmond EVSD, Mike Mowery, Treasurer, 212 Market Street, 2nd Floor, New Richmond, OH 45157 or the Fox Chase Cancer Center Temple Health.
Published in The News Journal on Mar. 21, 2017
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