Thursday, February 16, 2017

Donald W. Flora

Donald W. Flora, 91, of Cold Spring, KY passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Don was a WWII Navy Veteran of the Pacific Campaign. He retired from Coca Cola after 39 years of service. He loved family, traveling, nature, and building things with his own hands. He will be remembered for his humor and love of life. Born September 27, 1925 in California, KY to William and Ada (nee Nelson) Flora, he was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Erwin and Carroll Flora. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Florine (nee Holtz) Flora; 3 children, Beverly (Michael) Kleier of Cold Spring, KY, Wayne (Etta) Flora of Liberty Township, OH and John Flora of Longwood, FL; 1 brother, Dwight “Pete” Flora; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 11:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Mentor, KY. Memorials are suggested to Charity of donor’s choice.  

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Elizabeth Thatcher Klem

Elizabeth Thatcher Klem, 90, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at home. Elizabeth was a former employee at the Netherland Plaza Hotel, Cincinnati, OH, a member of the Alexandria United Methodist Church, D.A.R. Rebecca Bryan Boone Chapter, Campbell County Historical Society, a volunteer at Saint Luke Hospital, AARP Alexandria Chapter, Happy 100’s, D.A.V. Auxiliary and a life member of the Campbell County VFW Post #3205 Auxiliary.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Bernard Klem, a sister, Edith Thatcher Bedford and her parents, Jack H. and Lillian Cole Thatcher.  Elizabeth is survived by a sister, Lillian Shaw, four nieces, Jacqueline Shaw, Rolla E. Bedford (Lawrence N. Goldstein), Bonnie Combs (Michael D. Combs), Janalee Shaw, a nephew, Scott Shaw and a great nephew, Alex M. Combs. Visitation Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 4:00 PM until time of Campbell County VFW Auxiliary service at 6:45 PM, the funeral service will immediately follow at 7:00 PM.  Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042 or Alexandria United Methodist Church, 8386 W. Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001.

Monday, February 6, 2017

Thomas Carrelli

Thomas Matthew Carrelli “Bubba”, 61, passed away Sunday February 5, 2017 at his home in Alexandria, KY, surrounded by his family and friends. Thomas is survived by his wife of 37 years, Sandy Carrelli; 3 children, Matthew (Jessica) Carrelli, Cory Carrelli and Angie (Shane) Carrelli-Trimble; four siblings, Patti (Jim) Wiesmann, Billy Carrelli, Ricky Carrelli and Cindy Carrelli; five grandchildren, Sophia, Ana, Erik, Luca and Mateo; also survived by his loving nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Matthew Michael and Beatrice Hazel (nee Owens) Carrelli and a sister, Sharon Rolfes. Memorials are suggested to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105. A celebration of Thomas’s life will be held at a later date. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.

Janet C. Moreland

Janet C. Moreland (nee Lauer), 75, of California, KY, passed away February 5, 2017, at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. Janet was a retired secretary for Comprehend. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Moreland and three siblings, Arthur, Joseph and Roseann Lauer. Janet is survived by her daughter, Lisa Weaver; granddaughter, Jenna Nelson; siblings, Patricia Shingleton, Virginia Gaskins, Mary Berna Marie SND, Vincent Lauer, Paul Lauer and Leroy Lauer. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. Interment to follow in Saint Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas. Memorials to charity of donor’s choice. 

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Rita S. Kramer

Rita Kramer, 89, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Carmel Manor, Fort Thomas. She was a retired secretary for the Internal Revenue Service. Rita was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Margaret (nee Pfefferman) Kramer; siblings, Joann Williams, Jane Reis and Tillie Bezold. She is survived by six siblings, Therese (Art) Reis, Dorothy (Frank) Enzweiler, Helen (Late Ron) Reis, Joe (Donna) Kramer, Rosemary (Allan) Bezold and Agnes (late Denny) MacDonald; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. No visitation. Entombment in Saint Stephen Mausoleum, Fort Thomas. Memorials are suggested to Saint Mary Church, 8246 E. Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001 or to Carmel Manor, 100 Carmel Manor Drive Fort Thomas, KY 41075. Alexandria funeral home serving the family. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com 

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Douglas E. Kramer

Douglas. E. Kramer, 55, passed away Friday, February 3, 2017 at his home in Butler, KY. Doug was a cement mason. He was preceded in death by his mother, Donna Kramer. He is survived by his wife, Danielle Kramer; five children, Lynne, Stephanie, Cory, Savanah and Seth; father, Edward Kramer Sr.; seven siblings, Joyce Ortlieb, Alice Greis, Richard, Daniel, Keith, Mark and Edward Kramer Jr; three grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 3:00 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM. 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Joseph Montgomery



Joseph R. Montgomery, 91, of Grant’s Lick, KY, passed away Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at River Valley Nursing Home, Butler, KY surrounded by his loving family. Joe was a WWII Navy Veteran. A welder by trade, he worked for Hess & Eisenhardt, R A Jones and Montgomery Welding. He also was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of Grant’s Lick Baptist Church and served as treasurer for many years. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph A. and Blanche (nee Smith) Montgomery and three brothers, Orville, Melvin and Robert Montgomery. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Jean Montgomery (nee Gosney); three children, Steve Montgomery, Nancy Steffen and Brian Montgomery; one sister, Sylvia Montgomery; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Visitation Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Grant’s Lick Baptist Church, 941 Clay Ridge Road, Alexandria, KY 41001 from 11:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM. Interment with Military Honors will follow at the Oakland Cemetery, Grant’s Lick. Memorials are suggested to Grant’s Lick Baptist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St # 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203. Alexandria Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.