Columbus, OH --- Teresa A. Yontz, 56, of Springfield, Ohio, died Sept. 19, 2013, in her residence.
She was born in Springfield on July 3, 1957, the daughter of Adrian Edward "Mike" and Mary Margaret (Higgins) Charters. She was a teacher for 28 years with the Springfield Public School system and later worked for six years at Catholic Central High School.
She was a 1975 graduate of Catholic Central High School, a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church and enjoyed reading, golf and the beach.
She received many awards over the years, including Ohio Teacher of the Year. She will be remembered for the warm, funny and genuine person she was.
She is survived by her husband, Randy; children, Michael and Maggie; and brother, Hambletonian Society President and CEO, Tom (Sue Saravalli) Charters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Michael Hodge Scholarship Fund for tuition assistance at Catholic Central High School or Community Mercy Hospice.