Maureen E. Klucher 1939-2022 | News, Sports, Jobs



MEDINA — Maureen Elizabeth Klucher, 82, died on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

Maureen was born on October 11, 1939 in Youngstown, to William and Helen Denehy Donahue. She attended St. Dominic’s, Ursuline High School and graduated as a registered nurse from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing. She married Thomas Klucher in 1960. They were married for 61 years.

Maureen loved people and was a kind and compassionate person. She began her nursing career in 1959 at the Cleveland Clinic. After taking a leave to raise her family, she returned to nursing in 1973 at Medina Community Hospital. She made many friends during her career and was highly respected by doctors, nurses and patients. She retired in 1997.

Maureen enjoyed playing bridge with several groups of close friends and loved planning and coordinating annual family beach vacations with her large extended family. These trips have created lasting memories and strong family bonds. Maureen and Tom have ventured to Europe several times enjoying the food, wine and customs of each new destination. When she wasn’t planning trips to new places, she still planned regular trips to visit each of her children and grandchildren, cooking and cooking up a storm while there.

Maureen was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her husband, Tom; his three children, Michael (Jill) Klucher of Austin, Texas, Kevin (Yang) Klucher of San Mateo, California and Karen (John) McCann of Alpine, California; his three grandchildren, Matthew Klucher, Sean McCann and Collin McCann; his siblings, Rosemary (deceased Tim) Moore, William (Patti) Donahue and Gregory (Barbara) Donahue; and many relatives of his extended family.

A mass will be held in Youngstown, where she will be interned at Calvary Cemetery. Private funeral details are arranged by Waite and Son Funeral Homes in Medina.

In lieu of flowers, consider making a donation to the Hospice of the Western Reserve or a charity of your choice.

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