TORONTO-Ona L. Wallace, age 97, of Toronto went to be with her Lord at her home Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.
She was born Sept. 9, 1915 in Irondale, Ohio the daughter of the late George and Martha Ellen Saltsman Johnston.
Mrs. Wallace was a member of Hill Top Presbyterian Church.
She was retired as a Registered Nurse and Certified Registered Anesthetist from the Ohio Valley Hospital of Steubenville and was a WW II veteran serving her country as a Captain in the U.S. Army 100th General Hospital Unit in France. She participated in the Battle of the Bulge during her service in Europe.
Mrs. Wallace was preceded in death by her parents and husband, John Lester "Bus" Wallace.
She is survived by her son, Charles Wallace of Dublin, Ohio; daughters, The Reverend Martha Wallace of Depoe Bay, Ore. and Sara Huntley of Mercer, Pa.; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Friends and family will gather for visitation 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 at the Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto.
A celebration service of life will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20 at the funeral home with the Reverend C. Robert Meyer officiating. Interment will follow at the Island Creek Cemetery, County Road 46, Toronto where there will be full military graveside honors by the Toronto American Legion.