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Frona A. Liston

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Frona A. Liston

Frona A. Liston, 92, of North Canton in Stark County, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. For more than 50 years, Frona held a variety of jobs in the medical and clerical fields but most of her life has been dedicated to service to others. Frona is a life member of WAVES National, now known as Military Women Across the Nation, and served as the 2000 National Convention Co-Chair. She also is a life member of Northeast Ohio Women Veterans Unit 21 and has served as past president, president, vice president, treasurer and secretary. Frona worked with the Minerva school system and the village librarian to coordinate an adult literacy program in Minerva. In equestrian association leadership and committee roles, Frona has mentored many young adults by encouraging high standards and promoting the ideals of responsibility and dedication. She is an adult literacy tutor with the Sebring Area Literacy Council, a volunteer at the North Canton Heritage Society where she serves to preserve, protect and share history of North Canton, Ohio, and she tutored children and adults ELS English as a Second Language. Frona initiated a published history collection of Unit 21 women veterans who served. A copy is housed at the Library of Congress.

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