Maribeth Edgley (nee Karsnak), 56, of Lafayette Township, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at Hospice of Medina County, with her loving husband and family near. She was born October 29, 1957 in Youngstown, to Donald M. and Charline M. (nee Brooks) Karsnak.
Maribeth graduated from St. Joseph Academy; attended John Carroll University and went on to graduate from Cleveland State University. She and Ralph H. Edgley, Jr. were married November 7, 1987. Maribeth was employed as a librarian with the Medina County Library System. She volunteered her time with many community organizations. Maribeth was a rescuer of stray animals and loved her dogs and cats.
She will be missed by her beloved husband; sons, Ian Brooks and Colin Michael; mother, Charline; sisters, Teresa M. Karsnak (Mark Ohm), Amy M. (Michael) Bornhorst; mother-in-law, Elizabeth M. Edgley; brothers-in-law, Mark and Richard (Judy) Edgley; sister-in-law, Lisbeth Speare; nephews and nieces, Maggie, Jacob and Adam Bornhorst, Alec, Ben and Kate Faulhaber, Patrick, Megan, Ryan and Sean Edgley and Timothy Speare; also her many friends she treasured, and including her dogs and cats, Ricky, Julie, Rosie, Zoe, and Vincent.
Preceding her in death were her father, Donald; father-in-law, Ralph H. Edgley, Sr.; and her pets, Muffet, Mamie, Lucy, Hilda, Tiger Lily, and Marley.
Maribeth’s wishes were to be cremated. There will be a Memorial Mass celebrated by Father Tony Sejba, held at St. Francis Xavier Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina, Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 11 A.M. Luncheon to follow in The Xavier Room. Maribeth’s final resting place will be at a later date in St. Francis Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to St. Vincent-St. Mary Endowed Maribeth Edgley Memorial Scholarship, 15 N. Maple St., Akron, OH 44303.
Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road, were entrusted with arrangements. Online memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com