Kevin W. Stanard


Kevin William Stanard, 61, of Grafton Township, OH, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, August 23, 2021. Kevin retired from Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH, where he worked as a respiratory therapist for 30 years. He also volunteered as a paramedic with the Valley City Volunteer Fire Department and loved building additions to and renovating around his home.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Esther (nee Vectirelis), children Stephanie (Alex), Jessica, Christopher (dear friend Jennifer), granddaughter Savannah, and twin brother Keith. He was preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Lillian (nee Bergan).
The family will receive friends Saturday, August 28, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the Gathering Area of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 708 Erie St., Grafton. An 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow in the Sanctuary of the Church. The Rev. John P. Seabold, pastor, will be the Celebrant.
The family would like to express their deepest gratitude for the care and compassion shown by staff of Crossroads Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Kevin’s name can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or a charity of your choice.

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  1. Renee Skoda Girard says:

    Kevin was a talented therapist and a good friend, deep sadness hearing of his passing

  2. Mary Willis says:

    Grateful for the privilege of knowing and being an important part of the Metro family. Kevin was very insightful which has helped me moved forward. Thank you Kevin you and your family are in my prayers

  3. Jeff and Amanda Lizanich says:

    RIP Kevin, it was an honor to have worked with Kevin at Metro.

  4. Jeff and Amanda Lizanich says:

    RIP Kevin, it was an honor to have worked with Kevin at Metro.

  5. Sandie Oliver says:

    Rest In Peace, Kev. It was an honor to work with you.

  6. James Finley MD says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Kevin’s passing…..he was an integral part of the Respiratory Therapy team at MetroHealth Health Medical Center. He demonstrated excellent leadership in difficult situations that occasionally occurred with our patients. He could be counted on to make sure that optimal respiratory therapy was always implemented. He will be really missed!!

  7. Carla Molnar says:

    Thinking of you, Esther! I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs!

  8. Kathleen Lynch says:

    I am deeply saddened. I have always enjoyed working with Kevin in the ICU at MetroHealth Medical Center. I will miss him Love to his family.

  9. John Petty says:

    I’m so sorry to hear about this. Kevin was a wonderful guy, and I’m so glad you had 35 years together. You’re in my thoughts, and I wish you all the best.

  10. Beth Weil says:

    Oh Esther – I am so very sorry to see this. – Often think of you and your Beautiful family!! My thoughts and certainly my continued prayers will be with you and Kevin’s family. May the Peace of Christ fill your heart and His loving arms surround you with comfort.