Elisabeth "Lib" (Redfern) McClure, wife of the late Herbert Lyle McClure, died Febr. 25, 2017. Lib was born in Winchester, Mass., and when a child she and her family moved to Wilmette, Ill., and later moved to Ravenna, Ohio.
She graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Dyke, Spenserian Business School, Cleveland, after which she was secretary to the Dean of Women at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Lib taught senior English and was head of the department in Celina, Ohio.
Later they moved to Belfast, where she taught high school English until she retired. She was a docent at Farnsworth Museum, an active member of the American Association of University Women and chairman of the Author's Series, besides teaching at night school and teaching Shakespeare at Senior College.
The McClures were blessed with three children. From Chester, Virginia, James Redfern McClure and Linda (Nadeau) McClure and their children Megyn Elisabeth (McClure) Robertson and Patrick Robertson and Ian McClure. From Belfast, Andrew Redfern McClure and Carole (Deans) McClure and their children Meghan (McClure) Williams and Chris Williams and their children Reese and Ruby. Brittany (McClure) Tarbox and Charles Tarbox and their children Finnigan, Oliver, and Halle from Durham, N.H., Dorothy (McClure) James and Ronald James and their children Abigail (James) Sunderlin and Jamie Sunderlin and their daughter Mia and Benjamin Streeter, James and Phoebe James.
In 2011 she and Mr. McClure moved to Durham, N.H., to live with their daughter and son-in-law. Here, she died Feb. 25, 2017.
Internment will be at the families discretion in Revenna, Ohio, for Lib and Herb.