Carolee Frindt, age 79, Kelleys Island, OH, died Wednesday night, May 17, 2017, surrounded by her family in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, following a brief illness.
She was born March 18, 1938, in Cleveland, OH, and was a 1956 graduate of West Technical High School.
Carolee was a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and a friend to all. She was member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Kelleys Island, where she was a Eucharistic Minister & Lector; a member of the Holiday Park Tennis Club and Bocce Club; a founding member of the Island Singers on Kelleys Island; a Respite Program Caregiver; Meals on Wheels volunteer; Funeral Assistance Program volunteer; active in the St. Brendan’s Renewal program; Cub Scout Leader; Girl Scout Leader; and a Kelleys Island Library volunteer,
Carolee is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Edward Frindt Sr; two daughters, Susan (Juan) Fernandez and Kelli (Deny) Bias; two sons, Edward (Amy) Frindt and David (Kim) Frindt; nine grandchildren Edward, Joseph (Kelly), Jonathan, Christopher, Jason, Amanda, Jasmine, Olivia and Sara; one great grandson Carter; One sister Terry (Steve) Kosztya; two brothers John (Lynn) Dessoffy and Ronald (Janet) Dessoffy; brother-in-law Kenneth (Roseann) Frindt; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Louis and Leola Dessoffy, and step-parents Wilma and Charles McFarland.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Kelleys Island, OH, with a mass service to follow. A reception will also be held at the church hall immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Augustine’s Hunger Center, 2486 W. 14th
St., Cleveland, Ohio 44113, or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.ransomfuneralhome.com