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Velma Jean Carpenter

Obituary for Velma Jean Carpenter

January 5, 1934 - August 24, 2018
North Royalton, Ohio | Age 84

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother


Velma Jean Carpenter, age 84, of North Royalton, passed away August 24, 2018. She was born to the late Charles and Mary on January 5, 1934. Beloved wife of 63 years to Jack W; cherished mother of Douglas (Aleksandra), John (Stella), Susan Mugg (James), and Stephen (Kimberley); loving grandmother of Monica Fralick (Matthew), & David (Kathrine) - Rasberry, Charlotte, & Elvis - Christina Peer (Gregory), & Brian Mugg - Benjamin, Rachel, Sarah, Emily, & the late, most beloved, Joshua; dear great grandmother of Amy, Henry, Rose, & Thomas. She was a violin scholarship recipient from The Ohio State University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude, attended Tanglewood, and went on to teach music at Parma City Schools, concert mistress for the Parma Civic Orchestra, and Choir director at Good Shepherd UMC in Parma. Memorial Contributions may be made to Good Shepherd UMC. Friends may call from 4 – 8 pm Friday, August 31, at the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Road in Parma, Celebration of Life will be held Saturday 10 am at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 5930 State Rd, Parma, with a half hour prior of visitation at church. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. (440) 842-7800

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  • Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
    5930 State Road
    Parma, OH 44134

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

7501 Ridge Road
Parma, OH 44129
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