KATHLEEN S. ALLEN (nee Metcalf) age 65, beloved wife for 43 years of Craig; loving mother of Ryan (wife Erica) and Lauren Baird (husband Nick); devoted Baba of Emery, Ellie, Charlotte, Landry, and Violet; cherished daughter of the late Kenneth and Jeanne Ann (nee Finneran) Metcalf; dearest sister of Thomas Metcalf, Ann George (husband Pat), Steve Metcalf (wife Debbie), and Mary Kay Olson (husband Tom); sister-in-law of Lynn and Howard Chilberg; dear aunt and great-aunt of many.
Kathy resided in Solon with her family for 36 years and grew up in Euclid. Kathy graduated from Villa Angela High School and attended Lakeland Community College. She was a preschool teacher at Bainbridge Christian Preschool for many years.
Kathy was an avid reader, bird watcher, and traveler. She enjoyed spending time in nature and on the beach, listening to violin music pieces, and volunteering at church. She was very social and never met a stranger. She loved to open up and share life with the people around her and had a great sense of humor. Kathy was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be dearly missed by so many.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Kathy to Hospice of the Western Reserve P.O Box 72101 Cleveland, Ohio 44192. Relatives and friends are asked to meet for Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 24, 2022, at Holy Angels Catholic Church 18205 Chillicothe Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 at 11 AM. Burial following at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Kathy at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) THURSDAY 4-8PM.
Charity Name: HOSPICE OF THE WESTERN RESERVE INC
Charity EIN: 341256377