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Trace D. Spears

Trace D. Spears, 56 of Brunswick, OH, passed away unexpectedly on January 1, 2017. He was born on December 16, 1960, in Medina, OH to the late Cletus and Lucy (nee Salmons) Spears. Trace worked as a handyman, and will be remembered for his huge heart. He enjoyed singing and playing the guitar and was a member of the SSDL Dart League. However, his greatest joy was spending time with his beloved family and friends. He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Joy (nee Hrabak), of 34 years; his children Cortni Spears and Troy Spears; his siblings Terrance Spears and Teena (William) Dierking; his sister-in-law Candi (Stephen dec.) Gelis and brother-in-law Randy Hrabak; and many extended family members and friends. Preceded in death by his brother Trent Spears. Friends may call on Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 4-8 PM at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Rd. Brunswick, OH 44212. A service for Trace will be held on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 11 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family. Online condolences may be left at

Martha Keene

84 years of age, of Strongsville, Ohio, passed away on November 16th, 2016 at home surrounded by loved ones. Martha was born on August 22nd, 1932, in Pinckneyville, IL. Martha enjoyed a successful career in real estate that spanned over 40 years. She was a generous person and always passionate about helping others. Martha was a devoted mother, grandmother and sister, and greatly loved by her family and friends. Martha was truly an inspiration to all. Martha is preceded in death by her mother and dad, Edna and Dan Cagle, her son Bill Keene, and her life companion, Henry. She is survived by her siblings, Peggy Orten and Dan Cagle; her children, Kim Keene, Kathy Teuscher, and Kelly Keene; her Grandchildren, Rachel Reid, Courtney Keene, Zac Teuscher, Sean Teuscher, Alex Teuscher, Forrest Burns and Regina Rawlings; and her Great Grandchildren, Josh, Jalen and Julian. A memorial gathering will be held 11:30am - 1:30pm on Friday, November 18th, 2016 at Jardine Funeral Home, 15822 Pearl Road, Strongsville, Ohio 44136. Services to follow at 1:30pm. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers: The Parkinson's Disease Foundation. Published in The Plain Dealer from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2016 - See more at:


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