Carolyn Ramsey Keefer

Obituary for Carolyn Ramsey Keefer

January 11, 2020
Brooklyn, Ohio

Loving Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother


Carolyn Ramsey Keefer, age 93. Cherished wife of 46 years to the late Rev. Carl W. Keefer (Pastor of Brooklyn Presbyterian Church, 1962-1988); beloved mother of Ann K. (James) Sidun, John R. (Karen) Keefer, Jay R. (Barry Mahanes) Keefer, Kathleen "Kitty" (Randy) Kaple, and the late James Ramsey Keefer; dearest grandmother of Jacob (Gloria), Garett (Kristen), and Meghan Kaple, Jack (Sarah) Keefer, Jessica (Benjamin) Wiant, Jocelyn (Anthony) DeMarco, Rebecca Keefer, Jennifer (Michael "Ross") Vincent, Ryan (Kelly), and Wyatt Mahanes; great-grandmother of Rhys, Luke, Gray, Hudson, Anthony Jr., Samuel, and Wesley; and dear sister of the late James W. Ramsey Jr., and Ann Ramsey Sibble. Carolyn was a retired social worker from Senior Citizens Resources Inc., a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Chorus, an active member of Village Meadows in Sheffield Village, and a dog lover. She was a pillar at Brooklyn Presbyterian Church, serving in many ministries, especially musically. Most of all, she cherished being a wife, mother, and grandmother. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the James R. and Carl W. Keefer Memorial Scholarship, c/o Grove City College, 100 Campus Drive, Grove City, PA 16127. Interment at Shenago Valley Cemetery, Greenville, PA. Friends may call the Busch Funeral Home, 4334 Pearl Road, Cleveland, from 4 – 7 PM, with a 7 PM service, Friday, January 17, 2020. (216) 741-7700

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