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Fred P. Kerling

Obituary for Fred P. Kerling

August 30, 1967 - October 19, 2020
North Royalton, Ohio | Age 53

Loving Husband, Father, and Brother


Fred P. Kerling, age 53. Beloved husband of Michele of 28 years; loving father of Nikki Keane (Kevin) and Rachel Kerling (Colin Dedek); brother of Theresia Filer and the late Edmund; uncle of Marc Filer, Jesse Filer, Shane Huntley, Nathan Huntley, Bryce Johnson, and Bridget Johnson; close friend to many; son of the late Peter and Susana Kerling. Served honorably as a Warrensville Heights police officer for 26 years, where he retired as a lieutenant in 2019. Passed away Monday, October 19, 2020 after a hard-fought battle with thyroid cancer. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Thyroid Association,, or to Cleveland Clinic Hospice, 6801 Brecksville Road Suite 10, Independence, OH 44131. Friends and family may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, on Friday, October 23, from 4pm-7pm for a memorial gathering. 440-842-7800

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