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Thirza Anna Arrowsmith Wooley

Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Death 17 Feb 1998 (aged 69)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
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Memorial ID 155605 · View Source
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The Deseret News
Wednesday, February 18, 1998

Thirza Anna Arrowsmith Woolley died of cancer on Tuesday, February 17, 1998 at her home.

She was born November 7, 1928 in Orange, New Jersey. Daughter of Harold Walton and Thirza Abrams Arrowsmith. She attended school in Orange, New Jersey; Rochester, New York; Atlanta, Georgia; and Palo Alto, California where she graduated from Palo Alto High School. She attended Mills College and the University of California at Berkeley as an art major. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. Her studies and her unusual artistic talents served to enrich the lives of her family and friends throughout her life. She married Harold "Hack" Woolley in St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto, California on April 2, 1949.

She is survived by her husband, "Hack"; a son, Harold Dilworth "Hal" Woolley (Rosemary); a daughter, Anna Mead Woolley Drake (Curtis); a brother, Dirck Arrowsmith (Jean) of Yuba City, California; four grandchildren, John and Emily Drake; Meghan and Natasha Woolley.

Zan was a member of the Salt Lake Junior League and the Town Club and served as a volunteer of the Travelers Aid Society.

Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends are invited to a celebration of Zan's life at the family residence in Salt Lake City on Saturday, February 21, 1998 from 1 to 3 p.m. Funeral Directors, Evans & Early.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may send a contribution to the Paracelsis Hospice Program; 1050 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84102.




  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 155605
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thirza Anna Arrowsmith Wooley (7 Nov 1928–17 Feb 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155605, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .