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Parma, Ohio

Jul 16, 1939 – Nov 5, 2019 (Age 80)


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Ripepi Funeral Home - Parma Obituary

ROBERT KEKELIK, age 80; loving husband of Nancy (nee Scheel) for 46 years; cherished father of Maria Worz (Boyd), Daniel (deceased), Benjamin (Katie) and Nicolas; devoted grandfather of Angelo, Boyd and Lyla; dear son of the late John and Mary Kekelik; brother of John and the late Alice, Madeline and Thomas; loving uncle and friend of many. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Wittenberg Fund, Wittenberg University, P.O. Box 720, Springfield, OH 45501-0720.  Mass of Christian Burial at Holy Family Church (York Rd.), Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Spirit Cemetery.  Friends received at RIPEPI FUNERAL HOME, 5762 PEARL RD. (AT SNOW RD.), THURSDAY 2-5 AND 6-8 P.M.

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"Mr Kekelik", as we knew him as our teacher, will always be remembered as the scholarly gentleman prof who inspired learning and the desire for the student to be educated. Whether he taught you in the 1960's in Euclid, Ohio or in later years at Cuyahoga Community College, he demanded that you strive, learn the material, always take notes, and work for that better grade. We all knew as his young students in Euclid that he went to Wittenberg Univ., he was proud of that, and he wanted...

Great guy. A pleasure to talk with and a fine educator. Flying high into the heavens.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.