June 28, 2016

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Eloise R. Higgins

Eloise R. Higgins, 92, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007.

She was born in Logan, Ohio, and resided at Western Reserve Masonic Community in Medina. Mrs. Higgins was a schoolteacher. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and of First Church of Christ Scientist in Mansfield. Mrs. Higgins was a longtime volunteer at Kingwood Center in Mansfield and also volunteered as an educational tutor. In her spare time, she enjoyed her butterfly garden and her passion for growing flowers.

Mrs. Higgins is survived by her children, William (Polly) of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Jack (Barbara) of Seville; grandchildren, Sara and Andrew; and sister, Dorothy Clark of Columbus.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell; parents, William and Harriet (nee Kreaschbaum) Rolsten; and sister, Helen Guthrie.

Celebration of Life service: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Western Reserve Masonic Community, 4931 Nettleton Road, Medina Township.

Inurnment was held at Mansfield Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made in Eloise’s name to Kingwood Center, 900 Park Ave. West, Mansfield, 44906.

Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Medina, is handling family arrangements.

On the Net — www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com

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