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Miriam Harold

August 20, 1922 ~ May 24, 2020 (age 97)


Miriam Marie Harold

“Accept what is, let go of what was, have faith in what will be.”

  Miriam Marie Harold, age 97, formally of Alliance, Ohio passed away at 7:45 p.m. on Sunday May 24, 2020, at Crandall Medical Center in Sebring, Ohio of complications from Covid-19.

  Born on August 20, 1922 in Alliance, Ohio to the late William Edward and Mary Matilda (Mayme) Ashcraft.  Upon living most of her life in Alliance, Miriam moved to Copeland Oaks in Sebring, Ohio in 2012.

A graduate of Alliance High School in 1941 and retired in 1982 from The Ohio Bell Telephone Company after 43 years of service in various departments which included long distance operator and the plant department. 

  A member of Ohio Bell Telephone Pioneers, volunteered as a Pink Lady at Alliance Community Hospital as well as volunteering for the local Meals on Wheels.  Miriam was a charter member of Regina Coeli Catholic Church. She Enjoyed golfing, Tuesday luncheons with her close friends, as well as swimming with the “Wet Heads Class” at the local YMCA

  Miriam was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 49 years Joseph Paul Harold (1996); daughter Karen Nash of Clarksville, Tennessee; brother Leo Ashcraft of Alliance, Ohio.

  She is survived by her son and caregiver, Michael William Harold of Canton, Ohio.

  Special thanks to all at Copeland Oaks Assisted Living and to Dr. Thomas Vrable and the staff at Crandall Medical Center for their outstanding care.

  A private burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Alliance, Ohio.  Due to the current situation, a memorial mass will be conducted at a later date.

  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Miriam’s honor to the “Life Care Fund” C/O Copeland Oaks 800 South 15th Street Sebring, Ohio 44672.

  Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601. 

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