Harriet Tillman Widland, 101, of Worcester, died Sept. 3 at the Jewish Healthcare Center. She was the widow of Myron (Mike) Widland. Born in Springfield, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Sara Tillman. She graduated from Syracuse University in 1938 with a degree in journalism. She later earned a Master’s Degree from Springfield College and taught English in Springfield’s public schools for 25 years, the last 14 years at Classical High. She was an active member of Kodimah Synagogue Sisterhood and also served as a Sunday school teacher. She was a lifelong member of Hadassah and served as editor for their newsletter. She is survived by three children, Joyce Weinberg and her husband, Robert, Gita Haddad and her husband, David, and James Widland and his wife, Julie; five grandchildren; and two great-grandsons. Memorial contributions can be made to the JHC Staff Holiday Fund, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609.
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