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Kathleen M. "Kathy" (Cherni) Spencer
June 26, 1951 ~ September 2, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old
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Kathleen M. “Kathy” Spencer (nee Cherni), 72, of North Olmsted, formerly of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday September 2, 2023 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake following a short illness. She was born June 26, 1951 in Cleveland Heights. Kathy was raised in Brunswick and was a graduate of Brunswick High School. She resided in North Ridgeville for many years before moving to North Olmsted seven years ago. Kathy worked as a sales associate at Walgreens in North Ridgeville for several years and she truly enjoyed serving her customers. She also enjoyed being a homemaker and gardening. Kathy regularly watched the Home and Garden Channel. She was also an animal lover. Kathy was an active residential member of the committee that was instrumental in bringing EMS service to North Ridgeville. She loved being a grandmother. Kathleen M. Spencer is survived by: her son, Robert J. Spencer (Melissa) of Elyria; her two grandchildren, Robert R. Spencer and Alexandria E. Spencer; her mother, Carol Cherni (nee Zarko) of Brunswick; two brothers, Jeff and John (Janice) Cherni, both of Parma; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Robert S. Spencer in 2014; her father, John Cherni; and her brother, Don Cherni. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation on Tuesday September 12, 2023 from 4 to 7pm at the Liston Funeral Home, 36403 Center Ridge Rd., (at Stoney Ridge Rd.), North Ridgeville. The interment will be private at Holy Cross Cemetery in Cleveland. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League.