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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. While still with us, Mom - Kay (Kinzel) Evenson and Dad - Ken Evenson always enjoyed seeing Tom with Ron ...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Skeets Evenson Pryor - Lake Wales, FL

“Tom, I miss you. You were a great friend- more like a brother to me. Karyn, nothing can make this easier, but I will simply say that I love you...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Julie - Independence, OH

“Karyn & Schaefer Family, We are sorry to hear of Tom's passing. I have known Tom for a short time and have grown to respect and honor him for the...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Dennis Hedges Family - Avon, OH

“We love you Tom! This is to reminds us this is a celebration of Tom's life who made this world a brighter and better place. LOVE Mark,Pam...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Mark` Schaefer - Sheffield Lake, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Karyn. We found and find your strength awe inspiring. Love to you- Mike and Marisa Gibson ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Michael and Marisa Gibson - TX

“"What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jen Neuhaus - Rocky River, OH

“Blessings always. I didn't know Tom, but I know Karyn and my thoughts and prayers are with everyone who love and cherish Tom. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Carole Firth - Elyria, OH


THOMAS F. SCHAEFER age 42, beloved husband of Karyn Kelley; loving son of Ronald and Sylvia (nee Rosiello); dear brother of Mark (Pamela) and Angel Evans (Richard); son-in-law of Patricia and Dennis Kelley; uncle to many. After 11 years of laughing in the face of brain cancer, Tom jumped back on his beloved Harley and hit the road. Sun in his face, wind in his hair, smiling and laughing as only Tom could. Please join us in the celebration of life for Tom Schaefer. Funeral Mass, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (2640 Stoney Ridge Rd., Avon), Monday, November 26 at 10:00 am. Interment St. Mary, Avon. Friends may call in the MCGORRAY-HANNA FUNERAL HOME OF WESTLAKE , 25620 CENTER RIDGE RD. (WEST OF COLUMBIA) SUNDAY from 1-5 pm. In lieu of flowers family suggests memorial contributions to the Tom Schaefer Cancer Fund at any Key Bank.