Kathleen R. Stokes

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September 5, 1925 - August 1, 2022

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Monday, August 8th from 3-6 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home


Monday, August 8th 5:30 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

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Kathleen (Murphy) Stokes, age 96 passed away peacefully at Willow Brook Christian Home on Aug. 1, 2022. Born in Nelsonville, OH on Sept. 5, 1925. Kathleen is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Gertrude, loving husband of 72 years, Chuck, brothers, Lawrence (age 3), Edward (Catherine), Joe (Teresa), Paul and Robert, sisters, Charlotte and Rose Ellen (infants) and Margaret (Bill Gibson). Kathleen is survived by her children, Pat (Brenda), John (Bambi), Kathy (Tim) and Jeff (Jennifer); grandchildren, Holly (Kurt), Patrick (Elizabeth), Karen (Kevin), Ken (Jodi), Melissa (Brian), Mike (Nicole), Jeffrey (Belinda), Chelsea (Charles) and Greg (Katie); 21 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; and her sister-in-law, Betty Murphy, beloved by many nieces & nephews, cousins, and special friends. Married Feb. 12, 1944 at Sacred Heart Church. Worked as a realtor at Myers Real Estate in Grandview and the State of Ohio. Member of St. Pauls Catholic Church in Westerville and the Swiss Club. Enjoyed singing with the Sweet Adelines, Senior Center, and many other choirs. Enjoyed playing cards and partying with Windemere neighbors. Loved bowling and spending several winters in Florida. Known as "Mean Kathleen" at Malibu racetrack. She will be dearly missed by all, but celebrated for being at peace with her creator. Family will receive friends at Moreland Funeral Home 55 East Schrock Road in Westerville from 3:00 to 6:00 PM on Monday August 8th with a Liturgy of the Word at 5:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ProMedica Hospice, 6500 Busch Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229. Special thanks to ProMedica Hospice and Willow Brook staff for all of their loving care. To view and sign Kathleens guest book online, please visit www.morelandfuneralhome.com


Terry and Ric Fail - Aug 6, 2022

Kathy ,Tim, Karen, Ken and families , We are thinking of all of you as you remember your mom and grandma. The memorial video is beautiful and is full of so many cherished memories of your mom and grandma! She certainly lived her life to the fullest! She is at peace now and you all can take comfort in knowing she is reunited with your Dad and grandpa after so many years. Together they will make heaven a much more interesting place for sure ! Our love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you ❤️ Terry and Ric

Mary (Shover) Price - Aug 6, 2022

I offer my condolences at the loss of your mother. My folks were friends of your parents many years ago as my father worked at Dennison Engineering too and they played in the same Euchre club when it first began in the late 50s. Mom and Dad always spoke very highly of Chuck and Kathleen and I know you will miss them. Prayers for peace and good memories in the days ahead. Sincerely, Mary Shover Price Westerville

Tony and Linda DiBlasi - Aug 3, 2022

Our hearts are saddened by the loss of Aunt Kitty but also filled with the memories of her laughter and joyful spirit. Her love for life, family and music inspired us. May her memory be a blessing.

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