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KAYSER, CARL ALEX

Carl Alex Kayser
January 1, 1944 – January 4, 2021
Cleveland, Ohio

Carl was the son of Emil & Maria Ziegler Kayser, immigrants from Germany. He graduated from Webster High School in 1962 with a Regents scholarship. After graduating from R.I.T., Carl received his Masters from SUNY Albany in Mathematics. He then volunteered for the Army, serving for his country twice in Viet Nam as a MP, receiving a Bronze Star for his service. Carl studied for his Ph.D. and was scouted by the U.S. Department of Labor. He worked as a Data Base Administrator and quickly became the expert for the entire Bureau of Labor Statistics, where he worked for 37 years.

Carl’s hobbies included photography, skiing, cooking, remodeling, reading, bridge, and sharing time with his family. Carl’s family sincerely thanks the nursing staff at the VA in Cleveland. Carl leaves his brother Robert in Dallas, TX, sisters Linda (Whitey) Heaphy in Raleigh, NC and Margaret (John) Phillips in Columbus, OH, niece Tara (James) Monefeldt, nephews Ryan (Stephanie) Phillips, Brian (Roxanne) & Kevin (Beth) Heaphy, 5 grandnieces, and 2 grandnephews. Internment at the convenience of the family. Donations can be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America Spinal Cord Research Foundation, 801 Eighteenth Street NW, Washington DC, 20006-3517 or the charity of your choice.
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PHILLIPS, PAMELA

Pamela, “Pam,” Mary Phillips (née Hales) of Brunswick, was born April 15, 1947 in Needham Market, a small town in Ipswich, England, during the lovely season of bluebells to the late Leslie and Audrey (nee Bloomfield) Hales. She had instant friends in her brother and sisters, a bond that was strong no matter the miles that would separate them. She began a new adventure in America in 1970 where she put down roots and raised three sons. She was the most dedicated and loving mum to Duane (Jennifer), Darren (Jennifer), and Denton (Amber). She was a doting Grandma/Nana that was there for all the adventures they jumped into: flag football, football, soccer, basketball, piano, robotics, swimming, gymnastics, dance, math competitions, band, serving in the Navy, serving in the Air Force, first jobs, graduations, you name it. She was immensely proud of her family and loved to brag about the grandchildren, Devon (Kelsey), T.J., Jacob, Paul, Mallory, Allison, Matthew, and Ariana. She also had the grand promotion to Great Grandma with the blessing of Raelynn and Ryder. Even her fur grandchildren knew she loved them. She drove a school bus for many years for Westlake City Schools and enjoyed many adventures in retirement. She went on several road trips in America and traveled to Poland all with her best friend and sister Patricia of England. She loved to go home to England to spend time with her brother Graham (Gerri) Hales and sisters Patricia Nunn, Margaret Hedges and Sandy Hales and many nieces and nephews. She had a loving and helping spirit. She was so generous she shared her birthday with a granddaughter. She was always present to lend a helping hand, whether it was helping with tasks, bringing food, or kind words. Her legacy will live on in the example she has set for her sons and grandchildren with helping those you love. She died on January 18, 2021 with family by her side. She was preceded in death by her mum and dad, as well as her sister Pauline Johnson, of England. There will be a private celebration of life for immediate family due to Covid-19 restrictions with an outdoor celebration at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice. The family would love for you to do a kind deed for someone else in her honor.
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HENSLEY, TIMOTHY

Timothy Charles Hensley, age 58, of Akron, OH passed away Thursday, January 7th, 2021. Born in Columbus, OH in 1962, he spent the early years of his life in Euclid, OH before moving to Lakewood, OH in his middle school years. He was a graduate of Lakewood High School in 1980. As a child, he loved tinkering with electronics and deconstructing devices to understand how they worked. He took that curiosity and knowledge into his adult life and began working on cars. He became a very gifted mechanic and used that talent until the very end. He would often be able to improvise ideas to facilitate a solution to any of his work and life's problems. He persevered through situations that most would have succumbed to. He loved watching sports, especially the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians. He was an avid music lover and enjoyed such groups as Metallica, Pink Floyd, Van Halen and Bob Seger. He liked to cook and could create some of the best tasting meals. Overall he was well liked, had a heart of gold and will be greatly missed. He is preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Patricia (Pierce) Hensley. He is survived by his sister, Lynn (Andy) Bagi, his son, Bryon Cogar, his son's mother, Karen Cogar and her daughter, Hannah Cogar. A private viewing will be held on January 14, 2021.
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BUTTS, FREDRICK T.

FREDERICK T. BUTTS, age 74, passed away, January 8, 2021. Born November 10, 1946 to his loving parents, the late Thomas and Claire (née Jones). Beloved husband of Regina (née Holmes). Dear brother of David, Richard, Joyce, the late Debrah, the late Gene, and the late Donald. Cherished grandfather and great grandfather. Friends received, 9-11am, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at the Malloy - Esposito Celebration Center, 6384 Pearl Rd. Parma Heights, Ohio 44130. Masks and Social Distancing will be required.
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MAXWELL, ANTONIA

Antonia (Toni) Maxwell (nee LaValle), age 82, passed away peacefully in her Lakewood home on January 7, 2021.

Toni was born on the west side of Cleveland on July 12, 1938 to Frank and Rose LaValle (nee Costanzo). Toni was preceded in death by her husband John and brother Frank LaValle. Toni is survived by her brother Gene LaValle (Peggie), sister-in-law Louise LaValle; daughters Ruthann Kostadinov (Sasha) and Sarah Szalay (Steve) and many much loved cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

She was an avid reader, excellent cook, longtime Indians fan and Cleveland Orchestra enthusiast. Some of her fondest memories were the fun-filled trips to Las Vegas and Italy with her family and friends. She will be missed.

A celebration of life with family and friends will take place when it is safe to do so. In lieu of flowers, it is our wish and hers that donations be sent in her name to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44110 or the Lakewood Community Services Center, 14230 Madison Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107.
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