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Chet Nalepa

September 6, 1945 — February 15, 2022

Army Veteran - Chet A. Nalepa, born September 6, 1945 in Gross Point Farms, Michigan, to Chester and Ruth Nalepa, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on February 15, 2022.  Beloved husband of Kathy Nalepa (nee O'Hern), loving father of Sarah (John) Tolbert, cherished grandfather of Duncan, Nora, Grayson, and Garrett, and dear brother of Beverly, Roger, Mary, Ralph, Judy, and Paul. Chet loved giving back to others and being involved in volunteer work.  He enjoyed golf, traveling, going to art museums around the world, and babysitting his grandchildren.  The family of Chet will be receiving friends for a Celebration of Life Ceremony on Friday, February 25, 2022, at the Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church (2710 Newtown Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45244) beginning at 10:00 AM.  A burial will take place at Heritage Acres Memorial Sanctuary (796 Locust Corner Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45245) on Friday, February 25, 2022 immediately following the service.  Donations may be made in honor and memory of Chet to Doctor's Without Borders and the Heritage Acres Memorial Sanctuary.  Due to parking limitations, carpooling to the church service is encouraged if able.

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Celebration of Life

Friday, February 25, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church (Newtown, Cincinnati)


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