Ms. Caroline Linda Velar

Passed 09/16/2022

Obituary For Ms. Caroline Linda Velar

Youngstown A homegoing celebration in honor of Ms. Caroline L. Velar will be held Thursday September 22, 2002 at 10 am at the Jaylex Event Center, 2110 Glenwood Ave in Youngstown, OH. Caroline Linda Velar 63 departed this life Friday September 16, 2022, at Cleveland Clinic surrounded by her loving family. Caroline was born December 21, 1958, in Youngstown, Ohio daughter of Calvin and Jeweal Alexander. She was a 1977 graduate of North High School. She was a church member of Bridging of the Spirit Christian Center. Caroline had multiple talents; she started her career at a young age delivering papers and working for her cousin C-Staples. Moving on to be a photographer for Hills Department store, Event planner, Truck driver, computer refurbishes, MLK Elementary School (cafeteria), and finally her love of people migrated her to become a care giver at Diamond Head and Comfort Keeper. Caroline was a loving person with a big heart that would always help anyone in need and enjoyed being with her family having fun. She would always remind us “she loved us”. She leaves to cherish her memory her mother Jeweal Alexander of Youngstown, her father and stepmother Calvin (Patricia) Alexander of Hubbard; her children Katina (Joseph) Hernandez of Texas, Marion (Nancy J) Maxey of California, Christopher Velar of Youngstown; her siblings, Dorthea (Michael) Willis; Robert Alexander, Jennifer Hicks; her grandchildren, Darrel M Scott, Joseph Hernandez and Andrew Hernandez; her nieces, great nieces and nephews Ivory Willis, Ciera Willis (Justin), Maliyah Seabrook (Kevin), Alivia (Andrew) Laursen, Alissia Artis, Michael Willis Jr, Denzale Willis Lilyana Laursen, Kaia Vardell all of Arizona; her uncle, Vernon (Barbara) Gilbert, aunts Cassandra Benjamin, Chonita Jackson (Ruben), Ann Harris all of Youngstown and host of cousins and friends including her special friends who were always there for her: Lindell Neely, Benigna Pagan, Robin Harris, Paulette Johnson, Gloria Robinson Candace William, and Emerson Velar. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Virginia and Shirley Gilbert, Pearline Pinkard and Lonnie Alexander; her aunt, Mable McKinney and Thomas McKinney; uncles, Hoover Harris, William Harris and Bea Harris. The family will receive friends Thursday from 9-10 am at the Jaylex Event Center.

My Sister had a saying that was very dear to her. “Have a Fantabulous, Marvelous, Wonderful Blessed day”. This is what she would like for everyone to remember her by.

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