Kenneth L. Friedlander, 79, of Beachwood, passed away Oct. 13, 2020.

Born Nov. 6, 1940, in Cleveland to Pauline and Joseph J. Friedlander, Kenny graduated from Cleveland Heights High School, and

attended Ohio University, The Ohio State University and Fenn College (now Cleveland State University). A member of the U.S. Army Reserve, Kenny owned London Store for Men on the west side and later Masterpiece in the Terminal Tower.

Kenny was a member of Temple Emanu El and was involved in the American Radio Relay League. He liked gardening, driving trips and other travel, and using his ham radio. Kenny loved to travel and loved planning travel excursions. He further enjoyed arranging and

rearranging items he and his wife, Fern, collected on their travels. He had a witty sense of humor and a

pragmatic, logical way of dealing with life. He was

immensely proud of his two daughters and what they’ve achieved in life.

Kenny also adored his cats, Teddi and Peppi. 

Kenny is survived by his wife of 20 years, Fern Weiss; children, Lisa (Justin) Berns, Lynn (Bob) Sowards, Dan (Kelly) Weiss and Debby Hubley; grandchildren, Jordan Sowards, Caleb, Allison and Sarah Berns, Jacob, Ben and Anna Weiss, Noah, Olivia and Shane Hubley, and Ethan, Kyle and Zack Ferris. He was predeceased by his parents, Pauline and Joseph; and sister, Karen Minkoff.

Funeral services were held Oct. 16 at Mount Olive Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Kenny can be made to a charity of your choice.

Friends who wish may contribute to the charity of their choice.