Winifred Aline Wainwright, 89 of Southern Pines passed Tuesday January 15th 2013 at Elmcroft Retirement Village in Southern Pines. Mrs. Wainwright was born June 13, 1923 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio to the late Paul Mills and Marie (Ebbert) Mills.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Wainwright was a graduate of Hiram College in 1945. She later received her Master's Degree in Education from West Virginia University. She taught French at St. Francis High School in Morgantown, WV for 35 years and was the Men's golf coach. She loved taking her French students to France for their school trip. After retirement in 1985 Mrs. Wainwright moved to Pinehurst, NC, and volunteered at local schools and for various golfing events held at the Pinehurst Country Club .Winifred was an avid reader and loved the game of golf.
Mrs. Wainwright was preceded in death by her husband of thirty seven years in 1986, Howard W. Wainwright. She was also preceded in death by a sister Evelyn Sprott.
She is survived by her two sons, Richard M. Wainwright and wife Lynn of Pinehurst, NC; and William H. Wainwright and wife Linda of Pennsylvania. A sister Shirley Bailey and husband Jim of Ohio. Four grandchildren, Jennifer Zimmerman and husband Brian of Pennsylvania. John W. Wainwright of Pinehurst, Joseph P Wainwright of Colorado, and Kathryn L. Wainwright of Pinehurst. Two great grandchildren, Adam and Brad Zimmerman both of Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in memory of Winifred Wainwright to First Health Hospice and Palliative Care at 150 Applecross Rd. Pinehurst, NC 28374
On line condolences can be made to www.bolesfuneralhome.com
Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst is serving the family.
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