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Arlene “Hop” (Heritage) Woodworth Caslow passed away at her Middlefield home Feb. 28, 2015 at the age of 101. Born in Shalersville, Ohio on July 2, 1913, she was the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Gamble) Heritage. She graduated from Shalersville and Ravenna Township High School in 1931 and attended Actual Business College in Akron, graduating in 1934. She moved to Middlefield after graduation and worked at Johnson Rubber Company from 1934 to 1946. She also worked for Thomas Rowley, Attorney and the Alvord Insurance Agency. She retired after 24 years as bookkeeper for the NE Ohio Credit Bureau.
She married her first husband, Ivan Woodworth, Jan. 10, 1936 in Ripley, NY. He preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1974. Arlene married Richard Caslow Oct. 21, 1977 in Middlefield. Dick passed away on March 30, 1978.
Card playing, crocheting, travel and volunteer work occupied her after retirement. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Middlefield for many years.
She is preceded in death by her parents and eight brothers and sisters. Her brother, Austin (Bernice) Heritage survives her. Other survivors are her three children; Arlo Jemison of Middlefield, Douglas Woodworth of Pine, Colo, and Julianne (Frank) Schwartz of Rome, Ohio; three step children, Richard (Peg) Caslow of La Habra, Calif., Anne Reed (Ted – deceased) and Jane Eaton (Gordon – deceased), both of Middlefield; four grandsons, Scott (Kelly) Bitner of Pataskala, Ohio, Brian (Katie) Bitner of Gresham, S.C., Tracy (Christine) Jemison of Lakewood, Ohio, and James (Erin) McConnell of Mantua, Ohio. She was Great Grandmother to Lyndsey and Sarah Bitner, Elle and Adley Jemison, and Brennan McConnell.
In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the First United Methodist Church of Middlefield, P.O. Box 207, Middlefield, OH 44062 or to the Geauga County Rescue Village, PO Box 116, Novelty, OH 44072-0116. Online condolences at www.russellslyfh.com
Carla E. Davison, 54 of Middlefield, formerly of Burton and Aurora, passed away Feb. 27, 2015 at her home. She was born March 29, 1960 in Fort Wayne, Ind. to the late Kenneth and Mary (Woolum) Wilmot. Carla was Registered Nurse. She enjoyed crafts, and spending time with her family and friends. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Michael Davison, who she married Oct. 15, 1983, daughter, Nicole (Kyle) Smith of Ashville, N.Y., sons, Rob and Matt Davison both of Middlefield, grandson, Michael Smith, and granddaughter on the way, Amelia Smith. Her sister, Melissa (Darin) Bowlby of Indiana, and brothers, Kevin (Mimi) Wilmot of Florida, Ed Wilmot of South Carolina, and Wayne Wilmot of Indiana. Donations can be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children Burn Center,1000 E. Edgerton Rd., Broadview Hts., OH 44147. Condolences at www.russellslyfh.com.