Re-Route: Drivers Asked to Avoid SR 21 South of Rockside for Firefighter Funeral Services

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INDEPENDENCE, OH (WOIO) - Drivers are being asked to avoid SR 21 South of Rockside Wednesday between the hours of 9:00a.m and 12:00p.m.

Due to the funeral of firefighter Lt. Edward Teare, the southbound lanes of SR 21 will be closed between Chestnut to Selig.

The northbound lanes of SR 21 in that same area however will be made into northbound and southbound lanes.

Lt. Edward Teare's funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Church, 6540 Brecksville Rd., Independence.

Teare died a week ago Wednesday of a heart attack.

He is survived by his wife, two daughters, a son, a sister and three brothers.

He was 53.

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