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“Dear Alvarez and Solar Families:Karen and I were friends at Nazareth. We had such great times together and many laughs. I will miss her. You will...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Laura Celebrezze Haylett - CA

“It was always heartwarming to see the family gather around the table on Sunday's at Baker Square. We are sad to hear of your loss. The angels are...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Pauline Wills - Middleburg Hts, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. Karin was my locker partner in 11th grade at Nazareth. I have fond memories of her during that time. She was a great...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Novak Collins - Atlanta, GA

“Mr. Solar, My thoughts and continous prayers are with you and your family. May God continue to bless and keep all of you through your time of sorrow. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia M. Reaves-Williams - OH

“Dear Jason and Emily, It is very difficult to lose a mother at any time, and is particularly hard when you still seek and desire her counsel as you...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Dan and Marissa - I am sorry to hear of the loss of your wife/mother. You are fortunate to have a wonderful family to help each other through this...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jerry and Kathy Berkshire - OH

“So sorry for the loss. I went to Nazareth with Karin and although I don't remember a lot about her, when I looked her up in our year book I did...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Clare Delventhal (Gunderman) - OH

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Solar family. I have fond memories of all that Mrs. Solar did for our soccer family while I was coaching. Mr. J ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Robert Janicek - Akron, OH

“Dear Solar family, So sorry to hear of the loss of your fabulous mother. I have so many fond memories of her from many, many years ago as a room...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Beth O'Donnell - Brecksville, OH

“I too lost a daughter, words can't express the grief of your loss. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Loreatta West - North Royalton, OH

KARIN R. SOLAR (nee Alvarez), age 57. Beloved wife of 32 years to Daniel Jr. Loving mother of Jason (Emily) and Marissa Keszei (Ryan). Cherished "Gigi" of Ava. Dearest daughter of Alvin and Alice (deceased) Alvarez. Dear sister of Connie Neidermyer (Dennis), Susan Marsh-Dobroka (Geno) and Joe Alvarez (Karen). Dear "Cha Cha" to Megan, Kaitlin, Alex, Max, Alice and Sam. Dear daughter in law of Daniel Sr. (deceased) and Anne Solar. Dear sister in law of Ron (Janice) and Dennis. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis,TN 38101. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, January 16, 2013, St. Bridget Church, 5620 Hauserman Rd. at 10:00 a.m. (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). The family will receive friends TUESDAY 4-8 P.M. at the A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY RD., MIDDLEBURG HTS. (WEST OF I-71).

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