NEWBURY - Matthew E. Kaster, 48, of Newbury, died Friday, June 13, 2014, at his home.
Born Aug. 5, 1965, in Warren to Fredrick and Frances Kistler Kaster, he had been a longtime area resident.
Matt was the owner / operator of New Beginnings Woodworking in Chardon. He was a loving husband, talented artist and an avid animal lover.
Survivors include his wife, Stacy Kurnava of Newbury; brother, Michael (Nancy) of Louisville; sisters, Diana Kaster of Leavittsburg and Debbie (Tim) Wood of Warren; and nieces, nephews, extended family and adoring pets.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Burr Funeral Home, 116 South St. (on state Route 44, 500 feet south of U.S. Route 6 / Chardon Square), Chardon.
Private family services will be held.
Donations suggested to the family to help with final expenses.
Information and condolences are online at www.burrservice.com.