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Kathy Anderson

February 6, 1956 — May 12, 2021

Kathy Anderson

Kathy Marie Anderson, of Cuyahoga Falls, passed away on May 12, 2021 at the age of 65.  Kathy, daughter of the late Thomas and Ada (Russell) Christian, was born on February 6, 1956 in Nashville, TN before relocating to Cuyahoga Falls where she became a lifelong resident.

She worked for many years as a Medical Transcription Editor.

Kathy was truly the "Captain of the ship" to her family.  She was a loving wife, devoted mother and grandmother, and she will be dearly missed by so many.

She leaves to cherish her memory, husband and life partner of 47 years, Bernard "Bernie" Anderson; children, Diana (Dave) Hupp, Melissa (Leslie) Anderson-Molignoni, Christina Anderson, and Tom (Jessica) Anderson; grandchildren, Joe Simms (Grandma’s favorite), Lucy Mihailovic (Goose), Clara Mae Simms (Hurricane Clara), Liam Mihailovic (Best Friend), Huck Wilson (Wrestling Buddy), Laney Molignoni (Laney Bug), Sawyer Wilson (Granny is his girl), and  Juno Marie Anderson (Gummie Bear) who will be arriving in August; sister, Bonnie Schott; many extended family members, and her beloved dog Daisy.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to ICU nurse Jane Lau, R.N., and the wonderful staff at Western Reserve Hospital and Serenity Hospice for their exceptional care.

Guests are welcome for visitation on Monday, May 17, 2021 from 5-7 pm at Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221.  A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4:00pm at FallsCreek Community Church, Dr. Michael Thomas officiating.  She will be laid to rest privately at Chestnut Hill Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Kathy's honor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at  Arrangements entrusted to Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home and Crematory, 330-928-2147.

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Past Services


Monday, May 17, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home

1930 Front St, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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