Kenneth Lawrence Friedlander

November 6, 1940October 13, 2020

Kenneth L. Friedlander beloved husband of Fern Weiss (nee Feinstein). Loving father of Lisa (Justin) Berns, Lynn (Bob) Sowards, step-father of Dan (Kelly) Weiss and Debby Hubley. Devoted grandfather of Caleb, Allison, Sarah, Jordan and step grandfather of Jacob, Ben, Anna,Noah, Olivia ,Shane, Ethan, Kyle and Zack . Dear brother of the late Karen Minkoff. Cherished uncle of Amy Minkoff and Sheri (Bobby) Sidoti. Kenny will be missed by his loyal cats, Teddi and Peppi. Private family services will be held Friday, October 16 at 12 Noon at the BERKOWITZ-KUMIN-BOOKATZ MEMORIAL CHAPEL. (Webcasting of service at Family requests no visitation. Friends who wish may contribute to the charity of their choice.


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Gail Stsnford

October 19, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss. I am one of those first cousins on the London side. Kenny was always the dearest of cousins — kind, sweet, willing to bend down to talk to a younger cousin. What Gary said is so true - we were an extended nuclear family. I love that
picture of Kenny; it is exactly how I remember him.
I wish you a speedy time til your sadness turns to happy memories.


kathy london

October 17, 2020

Dear Fern and Family, I am very saddened to hear of my cousin Kenny's passing. Being the baby cousin , it was always fun to go to my Aunt Pauline's house and hang around the older cousins. Because we all lived in surrounding areas, we spent the holidays together and I had a blast being with all my first cousins. Kenny had a wonderful life with you Fern. It's like he lite up when he married you! I am sending you my love.....kathy

Gary London

October 17, 2020

Dear Fern, Daughters, Stepchildren, and extended Family,
My sincere condolence to you on our loss of my First Cousin Ken. We were nine (9) First Cousins on the London side of the family. Starting from the oldest: Harvey, Lloyd, Ken, Karen, ME (just turned 77yo), Robbie, Jill, Gail, and Kathy. Now only four (4) living. Me, Jill, Gail, & Kathy. So sad! I always looked up to my older cousins. We visited frequently in Cleveland, and always had Passover together growing up. We had a nuclear geographic family. Cleveland, Lorain, Elyria, Akron, and Canton. That no longer exists, as we are scattered over the USA. I have not been in touch, and this is unfortunate.
Kenny was kind enough to come to my Uncle Marty's (my Mother's Brother) funeral where we visited. We then went to your home, Fern. Being allergic to CATS, when I left my eyes were swollen shut!
But, it was great to see him, and our last contact.
I am truly saddened by this. Be strong!
Gary London

Sharyn and Neil Koppelman

October 16, 2020

Dear Fern,

Our deepest sympathy to you and family. We go back many years with Kenny, over 40. The fondest of memories with lots of fun and laughs. We will continue to make memories.

All our love,
Sharyn and Neil

Todd Angelo

October 15, 2020

I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. May you find comfort and joy in all the great memories of his life

Steven Pike

October 15, 2020

I was saddened to hear about Kenny's passing. It is coming up on 32 years that this native New Yorker found his way to Cleveland with a job transfer and the good fortune to stumble upon your and Kenny's singles group. You both put out the welcome mat to me that started a nice friendship. He always made one feel welcome in your home, always smiling, always interested and always laughing at my jokes. He was one of the good guys and my life was enriched by knowing him. How happy for you both that you were able to share the many years. Please accept, and extend to the family, my deepest and most heartfelt sympathies.
Steve Pike,
Boynton Beach, Fla

Florene Angelo

October 15, 2020

Kenny and I had fun when we were young at Grandma Friedlanders and our house downstairs!! I was very very close to my Aunt Pauline and Uncle Joe (his parents)


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