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Cleveland, Ohio

May 15, 1988 – Nov 3, 2021 (Age 33)


May 15, 1988
November 3, 2021
Cleveland, Ohio


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Chambers Funeral Homes - West Park - Cleveland Obituary

DANIELLE RENEE CHRONISTER (nee Wood), age 33, loving wife of Ben Chronister; beloved daughter of Laura (nee Leavell) and Robert Wood and daughter-in-law of Elaine DeRosa Lea (Tim) and William Chronister; dear sister of Melissa McCoy (James) and sister-in-law of Samuel Chronister; aunt of Adalyne and Kaden McCoy; granddaughter, niece, cousin, friend of many including her three furbabies Zero, Oliver and Amelia.  Danielle loved being a teacher in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and loved her students beyond words.  Danielle was tragically lost to us on November 3, 2021 when she was struck by a vehicle while walking to work.  Memorial Visitation Saturday, November 13, CHAMBERS FUNERAL HOME of CLEVELAND, 4420 ROCKY RIVER DR. AT PURITAS, 12 Noon – 2:00 P.M. with a Celebration of Life immediately following at Brennan's Banquet Center, 13000 Triskett Rd., Cleveland 44111.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Danielle's Go Fund Me account https://gofund.me/a943e853. The donations will be used to set up an educational scholarship fund for Danielle's students.

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Today, a bright star shines down upon all who knew and loved her. Ever-smiling and enthusiastic, Danielle gifted family, friends, and beloved students with her special ebullience and zest for life, energized by all she did throughout her brief time here. Her abiding love, devotion, and unwavering support of Ben, her husband, partner, and soulmate continue on. From ALL who love and cherish personal memories of those moments we shared with you, rest in peace now, Danielle.

I am so very sorry for your loss.

Danielle — from day one I had a nickname for you (DaniTime). Thank you so much fir your warmth, kindness, and enthusiasm. I miss you everyday. I’m blessed to have known you. Our friendship was much too brief.

Dear Ben,
On behalf of the Notre Dame College community, I offer our deepest condolences and heartfelt sadness at the loss of your wife Danielle. May you find comfort in the joy and love you shared, the many good and noble things she did, and her lasting impact on others.

Gone too soon. We love you and miss you Mrs.CC

Thank you so much for being a light in the lives of so many, especially those of our wonderful children of CMSD. May you shine on in our minds, hearts, and dreams. You are still so loved and appreciated.

You’re a legacy in the hearts and minds of many. Gone too soon.

Farewell Too Soon Bouquet

Laura, Bob, Melissa and Family, It is so hard to believe this has happened to your Danielle. We have so many happy memories of her growing up at Gym World and on trips. She was so happy and helpful when ever asked to do anything. Our heart goes out to you all. May the memories of her smile be with you always. With our deepest regrets and sympathy!