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Archive | July, 2014

Memorial Service for Eli Sachar

A memorial service will be held for Eli Sachar on Saturday, July 19th at 12 noon in Triangle Park.  All are invited to attend.

An online obituary for the child is posted here.

The family of Eli Sachar have asked that in honor of his death, donations can be made to the Eli Sachar Memorial Account, Attn: Brad Coyle in care of Wells Fargo Advisors, 1650 Tyson’s Blvd. Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.

You may also offer condolences online at

Ben King Remembered

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Ben King. He is the epitome of
the civic volunteer spirit that makes Chagrin Falls a special place. Giving
selflessly of his time and energies, he made the Village a much better place than he
found it. Ben labored tirelessly for 40 years on the Chagrin Falls Shade Tree
Commission. For many of those years he was the only active member. Ben was
responsible for seeing to the planting of over 2500 shade trees in the Village tree
lawns. Each time you pass a tree lawn tree that is eight inches in diameter or less
think of Ben, he was probably responsible for planting it. Ben is one of the
kindest people I have ever had the pleasure to know and work with and he will be
sorely missed but his legacy of public shade trees will be enjoyed by generations to

Ben Himes
Village Administrator