Monica L. Zelei, age 63, passed away on May 6, 2023.
Born on June 28, 1959 in Barberton, OH, Monica grew up in Doylestown and was a graduate of Chippewa High School. She had resided in Scottsdale, AZ for many years before returning 8 years ago to Doylestown. She had worked for years at Ida Sue School in Wooster, and then as a facilitator for various group homes in Arizona. Having a strong faith in her Lord, she lived a life of service and was always helping others. Monica had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren, whom she loved spending time with.
Preceded in death by her father, Donald M. Zellefrow; grandson, Daegen Turner, she is survived by her husband, Martin Zelei; children, Erin (Jason) Turner of Bluffton, SC, Cory Lemmon (fiancé, Erika Bowen) of Medina; step daughter, Marissa (Thomas) Bloomer of Phoenix, AZ; grandchildren, Jonathan and Maelynn Turner, Waylon Lemmon; mother, Charlotte (Billy) Kennedy of Barberton; sister, Susan (Greg) Wahrle of Marana, AZ; other family and friends.
A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to LifeBanc of Ohio as she was a true advocate of organ donation. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com
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