Margaret Waite

November 08, 1909 ‒ October 15, 2004

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Margaret Rainey Waite, 94, of Portland Street, Chesterville, Ohio died Friday, October 15, 2004 in Morrow Manor in Chesterville.

She was born in Newark, Ohio on November 8, 1909, the daughter of the late Jessie and Ollie (Kennan) Rainey. She graduated from Newark High School and received her B.S. in Education from Ohio University. She taught business education for Chesterville and Highland High Schools until retiring. Margaret was a member of the Chesterville United Methodist Church, the U.M.W., the Blue Twig at MCH, and the Morrow County and Ohio Retired Teachers Associations. She had also served on the Selover Library Board.

She is survived by a niece Phyllis Wherry of Toledo, Ohio; a great nephew Tod (Rebecca) Tapola, great nieces Jessica and Shannon Tapola all of Waterville, Ohio; nephews Johnson (Mary Jo) Waite of Annapolis, Maryland, Juston (Dixie) Waite of Danville, Ohio, and Jeri (Delores) Waite of Chesterville, Ohio; and nine great nieces and nephews.

Her husband James C. Waite, whom she married on August 10, 1938, preceded her in death on June 4, 1982. A sister Dorotha Rainey also preceded her in death.

Friends may call at the Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Gilead on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Rev. Jeannie Winters will conduct funeral services there Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville. Condolences may be expressed to the family at