Friday, August 31, 2012
The funeral home pulled its initial request after there was backlash from nearby residents saying it didn't want to "jeopardize the reputation we've built over 44 years."
Redmon Funeral Home wants permission to offer cremation — again. The first time the funeral home requested the change in zoning, residents near the Darrow Road business went to public meetings to express their displeasure with the possible change. Shortly after, Keith Redmon, president of the funeral home, pulled his request. "We are not willing to subject the grieving families we serve to the planned activities that have been threatened, nor are we willing to jeopardize the reputation we’ve built over 44 years in this community. Additionally, we appreciate the vast majority of neighbors and residents who support our efforts to further invest in and expand our services here," he previously said in a statement issued to the media. The …
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Redmon Funeral Home will not pursue expanding its services to offer cremation services in Stow.
Dozens of residents have turned out to Stow City Council meetings to voice their displeasure with Redmon Funeral Home's attempt to offer cremation services in the last few weeks and on Monday, the proposal was withdrawn from the city. Here is a statement issued to the media from the president of the funeral home, Keith Redmon: "We are not willing to subject the grieving families we serve to the planned activities that have been threatened, nor are we willing to jeopardize the reputation we’ve built over 44 years in this community. Additionally, we appreciate the vast majority of neighbors and residents who support our efforts to further invest in and expand our services here." During meetings many residents said they were concerned about …
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Howell was born and raised in Akron. She moved to Stow in 1991.
Garnett L. Howell (Stemm), 94 years, passed away on June 4, 2012 at City Hospital. She was born and raised in Akron and moved to Stow in 1991. The following information is provided by Redmon Funeral Home: Preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Stemm, sister, Grace E. Boing, daughter, Diane M. White, and her husband of 61 years, Richard (Dick) Howell, she is survived by son, Dennis R. Howell (Debra) of Medina, Ohio, niece, Kathleen Berlin (Jim) of Cuyahoga Falls and Florida, nephew John Boing (Mary) of San Diego, California, great niece, Jeni (Eric) of Tallmadge, and special friend, Georgina Reffner. Also many cousins and good friends, old and new. The family would like to thank all the residents and staff at Silver Lake Towers …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Lucille was a resident of the Stow-Glen Retirement Village.
Information posted here by Redmon Funeral Home: M. Lucille Benner, 91, of Stow, passed on Thursday, May 10,2012. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, William H.Benner and her eldest son William Benner, Jr. Beloved mother of Marjorie “Margie” (Tom) McKinney of Stowand Dale (Kate) Benner of Stockton, California, mother-in-law of Mary LouBenner of Hudson; grandmother of Rick (Beth) Hunter, Susan (John) Pirkl, Carly Benner and Andrew Benner, Theresa (Rob) Morris, Danielle (Matt) Cullion and Ted (Kameron) McKinney;great-grandmother of eleven and great-great-grandmother of three. Also survived by sisters Vera Drab of Barberton, Janet Kleckner of Akron, Jacquelyn Bradshaw of Akron andsister-in-law Peggy Kincaid of El Segundo, …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Second Lt. David Rylander of Stow was laid to rest May 12 after being killed in Afghanistan May 2, 2012.
Residents filled the sidewalks outside of Redmon Funeral Home and down Kent Road as Second Lt. David Rylander's military procession passed by May 12, 2012.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Find out where the procession will travel and funeral arrangements Saturday for Second Lt. David Rylander who was killed May 2 in Afghanistan.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The procession route where the fallen Stow soldier will travel Saturday is already lined with the city's flags.
Saturday's procession route has been set for Second Lt. David Rylander, 23, who was killed in Afghanistan May 2 from the funeral home to The Chapel in Akron. President of Redmon Funeral Home, Keith Redmon, said A FAMILY AND MILITARY PROCESSION ONLY will leave the funeral home on State Route 91 at 10:15 a.m. Saturday and go south to State Route 59. The procession will travel west on 59 to State Route 8 south and will exit at Buchtel Avenue in Akron. All others, please meet at the The Chapel (USE HAMILTON AVENUE) to form the procession to the cemetery. The funeral procession for Second Lt. David Rylander will leave the Chapel in Akron after the 11 a.m. service and drive down Chapel Way to Market Street and proceed west on Market Street to …
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Second Lt. David Rylander of Stow will be laid to rest Saturday with full military honors provide by the United States Army at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Family, friends, soldiers, the city and the nation are mourning for Second Lt. David Edward Rylander, 23, who died May 2, 2012. The Department of Defense announced May 8 that Second Lt. Rylander died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. The following information was supplied by Redmon Funeral Home: Born on Oct. 14, 1988 in Akron, David was a graduate of home school where he excelled academically. Additionally, David was an accomplished pianist, member of the Cuyahoga Falls Tigersharks swim team and an Eagle Scout. He enjoyed attending and serving at the Victory Life …