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Arlene Hans Way

Birth Date: December 25, 1937
Death Date: April 13, 2019

WAY, ARLENE HANS (nee Hans); Born December 25, 1937 passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of Duren E. Way; loving mother of daughter Lynne Lloyd (Tom), son Gary (Deb), son Stephen, son Bradley (Laura), and daughter Beth Doherty (Patrick).  Loving and devoted grandmother of Dana, Marin, Ellen, Erin, Morgan, Kevin, Caden, Kyle and Olivia.  Arlene graduated from South High School in Youngstown, Ohio (Class of 1955) and Miami University (Class of 1959). She earned her masters degree in Special Education from The Ohio State University, and taught special education in the Bay Village school system for 29 years. Arlene was a mother to twins and triplets, and it took a unique person to embrace the role with such love and boundless energy.  She was a lifelong learner and enjoyed passing on her wisdom to her kids and grandchildren.  She dedicated her life to helping children, especially those with learning differences, as a teacher at Bay Middle School for 27 years.  Her spirit will not be forgotten by those of whom she touched.  In lieu of flowers, memorials in Arlene’s name can be sent to Lewy Body Dementia Association (  Funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 25 at Bay Presbyterian Church, 25415 Lake Road, Bay Village at 2:00 p.m.  Reception to follow at the church.

Memorial Service
April 25, 2019
2:00 pm
Bay Presbyterian Church
25415 Lake Road Bay Village, OH 44140
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  1. A life well lived in service to family and community

    Written by: Renee B.

    My sincere sympathy to you Brad and family. What a lovely story of your mom’s beautiful life. Prayers for her and you as she enjoys everlasting peace in heaven.

  2. Arlene’s family is her beautiful and enduring legacy. She was so kind to me when I was first moving to Ohio, generous with her time and her home.
    May your memories be a comfort through your loss.

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