The Express-Times, Wednesday, January 10, 2001, Page B-4
Rida C. Seastrom, active in community
Rida C. Seastrom, 97, formerly of Easton, died Sunday, Dec. 31, in ManorCare Nursing Home in Decatur, Ga., where she resided since 1995.
She taught English for eight years at Wolf Junior High School. In 1950 she returned as the substitute teacher with the Easton Area School district and then taught at home for 10 years tutoring students who were unable to attend school.
Born June 5, 1903, in Easton, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Charles and Norma McFall Coleman.
She was a 1920 graduate of Easton high school and a 1925 graduate of Moravian College where she was a member of Second class to admit woman.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, now merged with St. John’s Lutheran Church in Easton. She taught Sunday school in the Zion church and organized a Luther League Youth Group for teens.
From 1938 to 1958 she was a leader of Brownie Scout troop at Taylor Elementary School She directed day camp at Camp Echo ridge and was a leader in the Girl Scout Leader Club. She was recognized with a thanks Badge for her service to scouting by the Girl Scout Council.
She was a member of ProJeCt of Easton and tutored adults in her home until the age of 89.
She enjoyed traveling and in her 80’s attended Northampton Community College.
Her husband, Erik G., died in 1982.
She is survived by a son, **** of New Castle, Del; a daughter, ***** of Decatur; and four grandchildren.
A grandson died in 1993.
The body was cremated
Burial will be held at a late date at Easton Cemetery.
The Robert W. Snyder funeral Home 327 Easton Road, Riegelsville, is in charge of arrangements.