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Michelle
July 31
Hi, I went to Ireland as part of one of Jack's University of Toledo led classes in the summer of 1993. I have such fond memories of the warm and welcoming spirit of Jack and Anne. This was an experience that will always be a part of me. Sending you peace, love, and memor... Continue Reading
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Dave & Judy Weaks
July 28
May the memories of the love and laughter shared bring solace to Jack's family and friends during their time of sorrow. ☘️
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Kira Sandmann & Family
July 27
Sent in loving memory of Jack. He was a wonderful man who meant a great deal to our family. You have our deepest sympathy --
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Mary Benko Repka
July 26
Dr Ahern was a wonderful professor at UT. I admire his insight, involvement and dedication to the Birmingham neighborhood where I grew up and Cardinal Stritch where my family and I attended and to which I will be making a donation. I am happy to remain involved with the ... Continue Reading
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Sandy Brown
July 26
Jack Ahern was truly an inspiration. I had him in class, and the next thing I knew I was working side by side with him doing volunteer work for at risk children. I helped at the Birmingham library and my granny and I helped at the festival. He loved teaching, his student... Continue Reading
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Nancy Fordham
July 26
I was privileged to know and work with Jack at the University of Toledo in the 90’s. What a kind, vibrant man who lobbied, always, for social justice! He was an energetic life force who attracted others to him with his wit, charm, and intelligence. I will remember him ... Continue Reading
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Darla & Ted Higgins
July 25
Our deepest sympathy. Wishing you peace and comfort as you share memories with loved ones. We are thinking of you.
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Alexa Sandmann
July 25
For 30 years I experienced the joy of friendship with Jack Ahern. No one could have been a more steadfast friend, and he was also a fabulous mentor, savvy writer, charismatic presenter, and memorable teacher, besides being a most devoted husband and amazing father. I ... Continue Reading
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Alexa Sandmann
July 25
Dear Mark and Matt, With my deepest sympathies, I mourn with you. May you be comforted by loving memories of your amazing dad. My love to you both.
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Janet Hardy
July 25
I had Jack as an advisor whine at UT, studying to be an educator! Dr. Ahern was so interesting, intelligent, kind, understanding, helpful and an absolutely marvelous mentor ! God bless his family during this time of sorrow, but I’m sure he will mentor teachers in heaven ... Continue Reading