Amy E. Klopfer Terao
Formerly of Rowayton
Amy E. Klopfer Terao, age 43, of Powell, OH, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Kobacker House in Columbus, OH.
A native of Rowayton, CT, she was a graduate of Brien McMahon High School, Class of 1987 and received her B.A. from Salve Regina College of Newport, RI and her Masters, Education degree from Southern Connecticut University. She traveled to Japan to be an English teacher at Sakuranbo Kindergarten and Kaisei Junior High School in Utsunomiya, Japan. As a member of the Worthington Hills Garden Club, Amy served as a vice president. She was an enthusiastic world traveler, with a great love of gardening, reading, cycling, and spending time with family and friends, giving sunshine and happiness to all.
Amy is survived by her devoted husband Akira Terao of Powell; parents Louis and June Klopfer of Rowayton, CT; brother Michael (Margaret) Klopfer, her nieces Anya June, Charlotte and nephew Mikey J of Arroyo Grande, CA; parents-in-law Tomiji and Makoto Terao of Aichi, Japan; and a world-wide range of friends.
Family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00pm on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at the Rutherford Funeral Home at Powell, 450 West Olentangy St., Powell, OH 43065 (614)-792-1471 where a Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm with Reverend Patricia Stout officiating. (The funeral home is located on W. Olentangy St./Powell Rd./SR 750 1/4 mile east of Sawmill Parkway.)
If they choose, friends are asked to consider memorial contributions to Inniswood Metro Gardens, 940 South Hempstead Rd., Westerville, OH 43081 614-895-6216 www.inniswood.org
or to Kobacker House/HomeReach Hospice, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214, www.ohiohealth.org
Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com
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