Sandra Wheeler Nedoh of Wadsworth passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2024. Sandra graduated with a B.S. from the University of Akron Magna Cum Laude and received her M.S. from the university of Akron. She attended post-graduate courses at Kent State, The University of Akron, the College of Wooster, and Ashland University.
Sandra taught art for 32 years in the Wadsworth City Schools. Through her instruction her students earned over $500,000 worth of scholarships, won many national and international awards; had artwork displayed at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington D.C., The U.S. Capitol in Washington, and the Ohio State Capitol in Columbus, OH.
Sandy was an accomplished vocalist, pianist, and artist. She received Medina County’s Art Educator Award, The National Scholastic’s Art and Writing Award for outstanding art educator award, a proclamation, and Gold Key from the City of Wadsworth, and Who’s Who Among America’s Teacher (six times).
Sandy was a member of Kappa Kappa Iota, Kappa Delta Phi, and Phi Lambda Theta sororities. She was a member of the Followers of Pallas Athena, The Art and Literature Society, Tri County Society of Fine Arts, Medina County Art League, Akron Society of Artists, and The National Collage Society.
Sandy is a member of the Wadsworth United Methodist Church having sung in the choir for many years.
Preceding her in death were her parents Wayne and Ruth Wheeler (nee Parsons).
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, David, two sons Brett Farkas and Russell E. Farkas and her sister Marcia Collins.
The family wishes to extend special gratitude to the nurses on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th floors at Summa Akron City Hospital and special thanks to the nurses at Summa Hospice (Main Campus). Their care was so kind and compassionate.
A funeral service will be conducted 1PM, Saturday, February 17, 2024, at Wadsworth United Methodist Church, 195 Broad St., Wadsworth with Pastor Hyun-Suk Kim officiating. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service from 11AM-1PM. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.
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Arlington, VA 22202, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.