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Since 1905, The Busch Family has had a strong commitment to the families and communities we serve. Now in or fourth generation of family ownership we continue to be the most preferred for funeral, burial and cremation services. Many funeral homes advertise cremation services, but that does not mean they provide crematory services on site. Busch Funeral and Crematory Services has an on premises crematory and have certified staff that personally manage the entire cremation process. Our Care Center provides 24/7 care for your loved one assuring you your loved one never leaves our care. Our dedicated professionals provide families with a greater level of care, comfort and accountability.

Our staff is courteous and sympathetic ...Our facilities are comfortable and spotless...our services are handled with dignity and respect. We provide you with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with any of our professional services or facilities, you will not be charged for that particular service.

Thank you for placing your trust and confidence in us.

James H. Busch and J. Mark Busch
4th Generation Funeral Directors

Our Obituaries

Beverly Forbes

April 18, 1927 - February 26, 2017

Beverly Forbes (nee Nicholson), age 89 of Parma Heights and of Lakeland FL. Beloved wife of the late William Forbes; loving mother of Susan and Scott; cherished grandmother of Kyle Forbes. Beverly was a member for over 50 years of Middleburg Heights Community Church. She retired from Tri-C Western Campus. A kind and generous soul, she will be sorely missed by all. Beverly passed away on Sunday,...
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Alice Tyrone

January 26, 1933 - February 26, 2017

Alice E. Tyrone (nee: Christman), 84, of N. Olmsted. Loving wife of 49 years to Charles H.; mother of Pamela Jones, Michael Jones (Peggy), Scott Jones (Beth), Patty Schmidt (Bryan) and John Tyrone; grandmother of Amy Bunch, Megan Lehane (Bob), Sarah Kufel (Nate), Ryan Jones, Mike Jones, Chris Morley, Dan Jones, Alex Morley and Kate Jones; great-grandmother of Corrine, Lilly and Emmy; sister of...
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Lavina Huffman

June 1, 1925 - February 26, 2017

Lavina Huffman (nee Vance), 91, Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Beverly J. Sobb and Denise J. Huffman. Cherished grandmother of Stephen Sobb. Dear sister of Emma Lou Mantle and Daniel Vance. Passed away, Sunday, February 26, 2017. Third grade teacher, Tennyson School, Sheffield Lake. Memorials to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, 44110. ...
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Eric Seitz

February 23, 2017

Eric Bennett "Ric" Seitz, 65, of Elyria, unexpectedly passed away in his sleep on Thursday evening, February 23, 2017, at his residence. He was born December 10, 1951 in Lima to Charles and Shirley Seitz. Eric was a 1970 graduate of Avon Lake High School. He married in 1986 to Vicki Lynn Case. He grew up in Avon Lake and made his home in Elyria for the last 30 years. Ric loved Ohio State...
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Edna G. Brown

July 1, 1934 - February 23, 2017

EDNA GAYE BROWN, age 82 of North Royalton. Beloved wife of the late Denver Brown; Devoted mother of Linda Oleniacz, Boynton Beach, FL., Brenda Wilson (Glenn), Lodi, OH., Judy Borkey (Ron), North Royalton, OH.; Sister of Eileen Richmond, North Royalton, OH., Marjorie Myers, Wooster, OH., Louetta Gibson (Homer), Flatwoods, WV., Joann Ferrane, Flatwoods, WV., Betty Dean (Dave), Medina, OH., Dorothy...
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Phillip Hagedorn

November 22, 1966 - February 22, 2017

Phillip John Hagedorn was called home by our Heavenly Father on February 22, 2017. Beloved son of Phillip Louis Hagedorn and the late Karen Louise Chomos; treasured brother of Rachel, Miriam, David and Christopher; cherished uncle of Joseph, Jacob, Nicholas, Emma, Zachary and Julia; dearly loved nephew and cousin to many; and a truly devoted friend to all the lives he touched. In lieu of flowers,...
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Gene E Lafferty, Jr. "Champ"

July 20, 1955 - February 22, 2017

Gene E. Lafferty, Jr. "Champ", 61, passed away at his home in Spencer, OH on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He was born July 20, 19455 in Crown Hill, West Virginia. Gene was employed at the Ford Motor Company for 30 years in the Lorain, Avon, and Brook Park plants. He enjoyed fishing, wrestling, listening to music, and camping. Mr. Lafferty is survived by his sons Gene Lafferty, III, Jeffrey...
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Joyce Ann Anderson

February 26, 1949 - February 22, 2017

JOYCE A. ANDERSON (nee Hynek, also Findley), age 67 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of James Anderson for 20 years. Devoted mother of Karen Westfall (Scott), Vicki Stamper (Gary), Debbie Lightcap (Greg), Cathy Findley (Jon Sarrocco) and Chrissy Findley; loving grandmother of Vanessa, Jessica, Alexis, Rebecca, Lauren, Jack, Kayla, Greg, and Lexi; great-grandmother of Christian; dear sister of James...
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Martha Andrejko

April 26, 1939 - February 22, 2017

Martha Helen Andrejko (née Golden), 77, of Elyria, Ohio was born in Cleveland and had been a long time resident of Brunswick, entered into our Lord's care on February 22, 2017 due to complications from an aggressive infection. She is preceded in death by her son, Christopher John Joseph Andrejko, husband, Bernard Anthony Andrejko, and brother, Michael Golden. She is survived by her daughters,...
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Bonnie Jean Aslaksen

October 4, 1951 - February 22, 2017

Bonnie Jean Aslaksen (nee Bill), 65, of Sheffield Lake, passed away at St. John Medical Center on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 following a lengthy illness. Bonnie was born on October 4, 1951 in Cleveland. She taught everyone something, gave everyone a nickname, was an awesome mother to everyone, and loved her grandkids. Bonnie is survived by her husband of 47 years, Dale; daughters Angie...
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Chris Poulos

July 17, 1946 - February 21, 2017

Chris Poulos, age 70; beloved husband of Ellie of 47 years; devoted, loving, and amusing father of Deena Beke (Tony), Michelle Imhof (Michael), and Christopher (Marie); grandfather of Danny, Kailyn, Giada, Ava, and Mia; brother of Marty (Wendy) and the late Victoria Casper. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to...
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Marilyn A. Pierce

December 6, 1953 - February 21, 2017

MARILYN A. PIERCE (nee Shepherd), age 63 of Parma. Beloved wife of Michael Ronald Pierce for 45 years. Devoted mother of Michael Ryan Pierce (fiance Vicki). Cherished daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Shepherd (nee Dusik); dear sister of Sandra Wendzicki (deceased) (David) and Ron Shepherd (Lynn); dearest aunt of Heather, Amanda, Chris and Tessa; friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday,...
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Mary Carmel Cooper

July 7, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Mary Carmel Cooper (née McDonagh), 88, of Berea passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Cooper; loving mother of Maria Reid (Bob), Geraldine, Virginia, Margaret Choong (Patrick), Thomas (the late Karen), Gerard, Jim (Patti), Steve (Kristen), and Angela (Gerald); cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 9; sister of Therese McDonagh, the late Patrick...
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Patricia L. Pierog

October 19, 1948 - February 21, 2017

PATRICIA L. PIEROG (nee Boyle), age 68 of Parma. Beloved wife of Joseph J. Pierog for 41 years. Devoted mother of Joseph R. Pierog and Adam M. Pierog (Krista Brokos); loving grandmother of Morgan A. Pierog, Ryan and Grace; dear sister-in-law of Rose "Tootsie" Jablonski (Al) and Patricia Brown (Dick); cherished aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Prayer service at...
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George Szymanski

August 23, 1946 - February 21, 2017

George Szymanski, age 70 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of 46 years to Carol (nee Dovala); loving father of Cindi Szymanski; dear brother of Eve Cottier (Jim, deceased) and cherished uncle of Kelly and Richard (Annette). George was a proud Marine who served during the Vietnam War. He also loved to read. George passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests...
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Doris Dray

July 19, 1921 - February 20, 2017

Doris Dray (nee Meinzen), 95, of Rocky River, beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of David (Barbara) and the late Belinda Litty; devoted grandmother of Michael Litty (Jamie), Stacey Church (Jonathan); Aimee Lorkovic (Rob) and Karmi Jones; Gram of Martina, Madeline, Ethan, Ben, Zach, Jacob and Caleb; mother in law of David Litty (Cheryl). Passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. Funeral...
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Grayce (nee Mandanici) Romano

June 15, 1939 - February 20, 2017

Grayce M. Romano (nee Mandanici), age 77. Beloved wife of 46 years to the late Joseph F. Romano; loving mother of Vicki Camardo (Frank), Frank Romano (Kristine) and Denise Romano; cherished grandmother of Sam (Lindsey), Frank (Ainsley), Max (Amanda), Joseph, Benjamin and Isabella and dear sister of Marilyn Rapczynski (Raymond). Grayce passed away Monday February 20, 2017. The family suggests...
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Mary Varadi

March 7, 1927 - February 20, 2017

Mary L. Varadi, 89 of Bay Village. Daughter of the late Steve and Mary Lassan; mother of Mary Matzinger; grandmother of Kristen Ashbrook and James Matzinger; sister of the late Teresa (late Steve) Nehez; aunt of Michael Nehez, Margaret Thorpe (late Jim)and Steve (Lucia)Nehez . Passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:30am at St. Raphael...
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Andrew Borosh

August 10, 1931 - February 20, 2017

Andrew Borosh, age 85. He was an inspiration to all of us with his positive attitude and love of life. He loved music and would play Frank Sinatra songs. He and the love of his life Betty (nee Fenko), were married 63 years. He was the father of David Borosh (Cyndi), Dan Borosh (Randi), Debbie Kandrach (Chip), and the late baby Andrew. He was the Grandpa to Ellie, Abby, Colin, Brittan, Daphne,...
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Paul Chupek

February 19, 2017

PAUL N. CHUPEK Paul was rerouted to Heaven on his last flight February 19, 2017. Age 65, he was a pilot employed with Flight Options since 2000 working as a Hawker Check Airman and most recently as a Lead Check Airman in the Phenom Program. He is preceded in death by his parents Paul & Mary Chupek. He is survived by his loving siblings Nancy Riopelle (Buzz), Tom (Kris) and his loving...
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Frank Swartz

October 24, 1927 - February 19, 2017

Frank Swartz, 89, of Avon Lake. Loving husband of Gloria (nee Gallagher); cherished father of Peggy Rogerson (Scott), Francis (Suzanne), Elaine Lastovka (Wolfgang Schindler), and Gail Lidyard (late Chris); grandfather of Ben Rogerson (Christine), Scott Rogerson, Adam Swartz, Jack Lastovka (Angie) and Luke Lastovka (Sarah), Sara Higgins (Matt) and Jason Lidyard; great-grandfather of Tyler, Samuel...
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John Homenik

May 1, 1924 - February 19, 2017

John Homenik passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon on February 19, 2017 with his wife Mary of 65 years at his side at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria. John was born May 1, 1924 in Coleman, Michigan to Wasyl and Anna (nee Kolody) Homenik. He would have been 93 on May 1. The family moved to Lorain when he was 2 years old and he graduated from Lorain High School in the class of 1942B. John has...
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Christine Piecuch

March 4, 1985 - February 19, 2017

Christine Piecuch, age 31 of Parma; loving daughter of Dennis and Rosalyn Piecuch and dear sister of Matthew and Missy. Passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Memorial service at 10am on Thursday, February 23 at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA. Inurnment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. 440-842-7800
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Eleanor "Ellie" (nee Shredl) Luecht

April 7, 1931 - February 17, 2017

ELEANOR "ELLIE" LUECHT (nee Shredl), 85, beloved wife of Gordon; loving mother of Gayle, Susan, Michael (Bonnie), Jeffrey (Diane), Gregory (Kristy), Brian (Yasmin); grandmother of Joy, Caitlyn, Justin, Kayla, Richard, Robert (Sarah), Cory, Christopher, Marc, Michael, Mia; great-grandmother of Nathaniel, Ryan, McKenna. Passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be...
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Kurt G. Grabo

February 8, 1927 - February 16, 2017

Kurt G. Grabo, age 90, of Seven Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Rosanne Grabo (nee Kubicek) who passed away in March 2007; loving father of Kurt M. Grabo (Susan) and Keith E. Grabo (Helen); dear grandfather of Sarah Grabo (Justin Ramey), Kurt J. Grabo (Jessica), U.S. Air Force First Lt. Katie Capple (Neal), Matthew Grabo (Emily Cook, fiancée), Amanda Grabo, Melissa Bendau (Derrick) and...
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Jeryl Rae Denton

October 26, 1927 - February 16, 2017

Jeryl Rae Denton (nee Chipman), 89, of Avon Lake for 61 years, formerly of Parma, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from a sudden illness. Jeryl was born on October 26, 1927 in Parma and was a 1945 graduate of Parma High School. She started out working as a Bookkeeper at Peck Engraving in Cleveland, moved onto bookkeeping at various accounting firms, and then...
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Ryan R. Brown

November 26, 1969 - February 15, 2017

Ryan R. Brown, age 47 of North Royalton; beloved son of Russell and Ella; loving brother of Rita Colombes, Rachelle Evanish (Chris), and the late Robert R. Brown; cherished uncle to Mikayla, Kaleb, and Morgan. Passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Ryan loved to have fun and enjoyed making everyone laugh. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Friends may call at the...
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Joe D. Rose, Jr.

November 1, 1950 - February 15, 2017

JOE D. ROSE, Jr. of Parma. Beloved husband of Paula Rose for 28 years. Devoted father of Michelle, Melissa, Nicole and Ryan; loving grandfather of three; loved son of the late Louise Knight; dear brother of Bill (Kathy), Maryann, Linda (late husband Bill), Carl (Bonnie), Penny (Rubert) and Joanne (Gary); cherished uncle and friend of many. Joe was a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he received...
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Judith (nee Liptak) Gulley

September 1, 1937 - February 15, 2017

JUDITH A. GULLEY, (nee Liptak), 79, loving mother of Richard (Denise), Curtis (Susan), and the late Chris; dear grandmother of Kelly Lattner (Chris), Jaime Brown (Nate), Andrea Zrnich (Simon), Jeff Gulley (Abbey), Michael Gulley (Katie), and Rebecca Gulley; cherished great-grandmother of 9; sister of the late Lynette Klostermeyer and Leslie Nelson. Passed away February 15, 2017. In lieu of...
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Carol A. Breitenbach

February 24, 1947 - February 15, 2017

Carol A. Breitenbach (nee Nemeth), 69 of Avon Lake for 2.5 years, formerly of Strongsville from 1999-2014 and North Ridgeville from 1976-1999, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Ames Hospice House.Carol was born on February 24, 1947 in Cleveland, and was a 1965 graduate of West Tech High School. She went on to earn her B.S. in Accounting at Cleveland State, and her CPA license. She...
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Georgia Schade

June 29, 1923 - February 15, 2017

Georgia Schade (née Rakusan), 93, of Rocky River passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Beloved mother of Karen Main (Bradley) and Ronald (Christine); cherished grandmother of Melissa Foster (Jonathan), Brian Main (Jamie), Una Schade, and Geoffrey Schade. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106. Friends may call at the...
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Jean Marie Gluvna

December 9, 1923 - February 14, 2017

Jean Marie Gluvna (nee Lyons), age 93; beloved wife of the late William R. Gluvna who passed away in January 2005; loving mother of Pamela Barnes (Peter), Patricia Pleines (Robert), Terrence Gluvna, the late Mary Gluvna, the late Carolyn Gluvna, and the late Daniel Gluvna; dear grandmother of Katherine, Robert, Jr., and Philip; aunt and friend of many. Jean passed away on Tuesday, February 14,...
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Genoveva "Genny" Mendez

December 25, 1936 - February 14, 2017

GENOVEVA "GENNY" MENDEZ (nee Velez), 80, beloved wife of Herminio for 61 years; loving mother of Noemi (Joe), Gladys, Eneida, Ronaldo (Melanie), Amanda (Steven), Ana Delia (Greg); generous and devoted grandmother of Adam (Dana), Brandon, Nathan (Sara), Olivia, Hunter, Marcus, Victoria (Matthew), Jasmin (Matt), Justis, Gabriela, Grace and great-grandmother of Mia. Sister and fun-loving aunt to...
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Lannie Bowen

June 7, 1922 - February 13, 2017

Lannie Bowen, 94, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2017 in Bowie, Maryland with family members at her side. Lannie was born in Alabama and was married to Fred Bowen (deceased), also from Alabama. They moved to Elyria, Ohio where they were blessed with five children: Cullen Bowen (deceased), Freddie Bowen (deceased), Melvin Bowen, Claudia Fae Whitley, and Drusilla Yorke. ...
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Joan (nee Walsh) Rozman

February 14, 1925 - February 13, 2017

JOAN CHARLOTTE ROZMAN, (nee Walsh), devoted wife to Richard; mother to nine; grandmother to 17; great-grandmother to nine. Passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. Family requests donations be made to Cleveland Sight Center, 1909 East 101st Street, Cleveland, OH 44106 or Girl Scouts of America, 4019 Prospect Avenue E, Cleveland, OH 44103. All services will be private. BUSCH FUNERAL and...
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Neal H. Winston

August 21, 1934 - February 13, 2017

Neal H. Winston, Age 82. Beloved husband of the late Diana (nee Felker). Dear father of Teri Pistininzi, Stephen Winston (Sonya), and the late Tami Burke and Mary Winston. Grandfather of William Zigman, Lyndsey O'Shea, Shelby Burke, Vanessa Pistininzi, and Trevor, Andrew and Alec Winston and the late Guy Pistininzi Jr. Great grandfather of 6. Passed away Monday February 13, 2017. Memorials may be...
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Mary Flynn

May 13, 1933 - February 13, 2017

Mary J. Flynn (née O'Connor), 83, passed away peacefully Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home in Brighton Gardens of Westlake with her children at her side. Beloved wife of the late Eugene F. Flynn, Jr.; cherished mother of Joseph (Catherine), Mark (Silvia), Michael (Debbie), Rosemary Pritchard (Tom), Carol Scheible, and Margaret Morrison. She was blessed with 17 grandchildren and one great...
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James C. White, Sr.

February 14, 1946 - February 13, 2017

James C. White, Sr., age 70, of Hinckley, Ohio; beloved husband of MaryAnn White (nee Rogers); loving father of Jim White, Jr. (Miranda Vonhauger, fiancée), and Mike White (Kati 1.0); dear grandfather of Heather Ashforth (Brian), Tony White (Kati 2.0), Holly Ryan (Andy), and Mikey White, and great-grandfather of Brian and Noah; brother of Doris Geddis (Don, deceased), and brother-in-law of Joan...
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Mildred Mae Aber

February 14, 1933 - February 13, 2017

Mildred M. Aber (nee Nonamaker), age 83 of Westlake; beloved wife of Carl and the late Patrick McGinty and Kenneth Richard Spearing; loving mother of Ken Spearing (Susan), Barbara Stec (Jim), Gina "Virginia" Monson (John) and the late Donna Marie Spearing; grandmother of Kenny, Ricky (Victoria), Billy, Callie (Bill), Jimmy (Kimberly), Kimberly (Justin), Stacey (Rion), John R. (Kelsey), Andrew ...
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Steven Michael "Steve" Rodano

August 8, 1970 - February 12, 2017

Steven Michael "Steve" Rodano, age 46, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Leah R. Rodano (nee Foust) for 20 years; loving father of Ashley Rodano, Tyler Rodano, and Cassidy Rodano; dear son of Peggy Hammer, and the late Dennis Rodano; cherished brother of Denne Rodano and Angie Rodano; namesake of his uncle Steven G. Rodano; nephew, cousin, uncle and friend to many. Doer of the Dew,...
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Delia Johnson

April 24, 1920 - February 12, 2017

Delia Johnson (nee Martin), 96, of Sheffield Lake for 27 years, formerly of Cleveland passed away at home on February 12, 2017 following a short illness. Delia was born on April 24, 1920 in Rockhouse, KY, and came to Ohio in 1951. She began her career at Num Num Potato Chips, which was later purchased by Frito Lay, and she worked there for a span of 30 years. Delia enjoyed landscaping,...
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Paul G. Berkild

March 8, 1921 - February 12, 2017

Paul Berkild, 95, of Rocky River. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor. Loving father of Brenda and Brian (Debra). Dear brother of the late Helle, Signe and Ingeborg Berkild. Loving uncle to many. Went home to be with the Lord Sunday, February 12, 2017. Private services will be held. Interment at Riverside Cemetery in Cleveland. BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview Park. 440-333...
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Alice Constance Bruce

November 16, 1929 - February 11, 2017

Alice Constance Bruce (nee Yessler), 87, of Lakewood passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Ames Hospice House after a 10 year battle with cancer. Alice was born on November 16, 1929 in Cleveland to parents Victor and Mildred (nee Ayorai). Alice started as a waitress and moved to hostess at the Theatrical Grill in Cleveland. In her nearly 40 years there, it was nothing for her to...
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Dorothy M. Reinker

February 11, 2017

DOROTHY M. REINKER (nee Drude). Beloved wife of the late William F. Reinker for 59 years. Loving mother of Daniel (Sarah), David (Nancy), Sandra Simon (Reed) and Lisa Spinelli (Chuck); dear grandmother of Lydia, Peter, Marissa, Ralph, Sam, Fred and Nicholas; dear sister of Edward Drude; dearest aunt of Jeffrey, Gregory (deceased), Nancy, Susan, Linda, Roger (Denise), Donald, Joan (deceased),...
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Donald W. Mondrach

December 29, 1956 - February 9, 2017

Donald W. Mondrach, 60, son to Dolores Bondra and the late Donald Mondrach; father to Chris McCreary (Jenny) and Sara Cahill (Jon); step-father to Kimberly Serrano and Mark Harrison; grandfather to 8; brother to David (Windy) and the late Daniel; uncle to Amanda Gnagy and Jason Mondrach; loving partner of 27 years to Kathy Starkey. Passed away February 9, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorials may...
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Steven Thomas

January 15, 1984 - February 9, 2017

Steven S. Thomas, age 33. Loving son of Teresa (nee Shook) Thomas and the late Sam L. Thomas; cherished brother of James Thomas and Brittney Price (Rob); former husband of the late Katie (nee Miller) Thomas; grandson, nephew and cousin of many. Steven loved comedy, kayaking, hunting and being outdoors in the country. Steven passed away February 9, 2017. A celebration of Steven's life will be at...
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Richard "Cowboy" Allen Yanacsek

February 25, 1944 - February 9, 2017

Richard "Cowboy" Allen Yanacsek, age 72; beloved husband of Janet Yanascek; loving father of David (Lesa) and Bryan (Pam); cherished grandfather of David, Meagan, Susan, Ronnie and Grant; great-grandfather of Shelby and Rylee; dear brother of Jim (late Marge), Bill, Bob and Jane Swiger (John). Dick was an uncle, great uncle and a dear friend and will be truly missed by all. He was a graduate of...
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Samuel A. Jacob

June 24, 1926 - February 9, 2017

SAMUEL A. JACOB, age 90 of Parma Heights, OH. Beloved husband of Joy Jacob (nee Varghese); devoted father of Baby Grace A. Jacob (deceased), Ivy A. Morgan (David), Ivan S. Jacob (Joan), Irene A. Varghese (Ajit) and Iona A. Kurian (Leslie); loving grandfather of Devin Jacob (fiance, Lindsay), Sara Swagatha (Ranjeeth), Janessa Jacob, Joshua Varghese (Taylor), Spencer Jacob, Kylie Morgan, Jada...
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Nona May Beniard

May 26, 1930 - February 9, 2017

NONA MAY OTTAWAY BENIARD, 86, of Medina Township passed away on February 9, 2017. Nona was born May 26, 1930 in Erie, Pennsylvania to Ruth and Rache Ottaway. She graduated from Strong Vincent High School in 1947 and attended Penn State University, where she met her husband Marion (Ben) Beniard. Nona and Ben were married in 1950 in Erie, Pennsylvania. The couple moved to Cleveland, Ohio and had...
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Leroy Miracle

July 5, 1925 - February 9, 2017

Leroy Miracle, 91, beloved husband of 65 years to Jule (nee Kopp); dear brother of 5 siblings; cherished uncle and great uncle of many. Passed away February 9, 2017. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was involved in the collecting of information on hurricanes. He retired from the FAA. Graveside service will be at 1:00 pm. Monday, February 13, 2017 at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery. Friends may...
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Bruce Schwarz

June 22, 1956 - February 8, 2017

Bruce Schwarz, 60, of Bay Village passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Beloved husband of Stephanie (née Garvin); amazing step-father of Brittanie Elliott and Kyle Kalis; loving grandfather of Aidan and Brooke Shumay; dear brother of Mary Schwarz (Charlotte); nephew and cousin of many; special cousin of Betty Ferrall (Ed), Michelle Ferrall, Nate Ferrall and Kathleen Quinn, and Madelyn...
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Mike Dessoffy

June 6, 1928 - February 7, 2017

Mike L. Dessoffy a resident of Avon for the past 63 years, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the age of 88. He was born June 6, 1928 in Brooklyn, OH to his parents Bela and Katarina Dessoffy. Mike was in the Army Air Corps stationed in Guam. He married his loving wife Alice in 1950. He worked as a plasterer with Union Local #80 until retirement at the age of 62. He was a member of the...
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Michael A. Weekley

January 3, 1961 - February 6, 2017

MICHAEL A. WEEKLEY, age 56, devoted husband to Donna (nee Dial) for 30 years; loving father to Michael W. (Tonya) and Lindsey Sorino; cherished grandfather to LeLand Weekley, Jessica Sorino, and Mikenzie and Logan Weekley; dear brother to Michelle, Darlene, Mark, Ed, Charlene, and Charlotte; father figure to Deanna, Cee Cee, Keith, Nick, and Luke; uncle and friend to many. Passed away Monday,...
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George R. Cripe

October 7, 1938 - February 6, 2017

George R. Cripe, 79, of Avon Lake. Loving husband of 58 years to Nancy (Holtman); caring father of Kevin (loving friend,Melissa); dear brother of James (Sharon); sister-in-law Diana; and the late Richard (loving friend and brother). Served in the Air Force. Worked at Bowling Green State University from 1967-2002 as the Director of Technical Services, and was the first person to teach people there...
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Carol Ann "Carrie" Kochalko

January 28, 1957 - February 6, 2017

Carol Ann "Carrie" Kochalko (nee Nowak) age 60 of Parma. Beloved wife of 34 years to Edward Kochalko; loving mother of Ashley Kochalko and Kaitlin Kochalko; cherished grandmother of Marko Milosavljevic. Carrie was a fun loving person who leaves behind many friends. She passed away Monday February 6, 2017 with her family by her side. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude...
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Eugene Earl Myers

June 24, 1923 - February 6, 2017

EUGENE EARL MYERS, 93, passed peacefully February 6, 2017 in Concord, NC. Born June 24, 1923 in Salem, OH to Raymond Irl and Kathleen Englert Myers, he had one older brother, Lewis, who passed in 1955. Earl was known as 'Gene' to his Salem relatives and signed his name as such when writing to his mother from the Pacific in WWII. Following basic training in Norfolk, VA, he completed officer...
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Robert Louis Neumann

October 30, 1931 - February 5, 2017

Robert Louis "Bob" Neumann, age 85, of Seven Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of 62 years of Clara D. Neumann (nee Diesler), to whom he was married in 1955; loving father of Mark Neumann (Deborah), Thomas Neumann (Laura), and Sandra Laborie (Douglas); dear grandfather of Terence Neumann (Allison), Virginia Habig (Jason), Patrick Neumann (Meagan), Cassandra Neumann, Bradly Neumann, Stephanie Neumann,...
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Robert W. Godlewski

October 23, 1939 - February 5, 2017

Robert W. Godlewski passed away peacefully on February 5, 2017 at Avon Oaks after a short illness. He was married to love of his life, Judy Godlewski, for fifty-four years after meeting as education majors at Kent State University. Bob was born to Sophie and Alex Godlewski in 1939 in Lorain Ohio. He leaves behind a lasting legacy of love, patience and gentleness with his wife Judy; sons Ken ...
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Hortense W. Loughead

January 19, 1921 - February 5, 2017

Hortense W. Loughead (nee White), age 96 of Lakewood; beloved wife of the late Leo Vincent Loughead, Sr.; loving mother of Leo, Jr. (Barbara), J. Douglas (Elizabeth), Marie Snider and Lucy Miller (Glenn); caring grandmother of Leo III, Sara Brown, Laura Wilson, J.D., Ian Thomas and Kelly and great-grandmother of nine passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2017. In lieu of flowers,...
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Elizabeth Williams

February 22, 1932 - February 5, 2017

Elizabeth Jean Williams (nee Hixon) 84 of Sheffield Village for 47 years, formerly of Sheffield Lake, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 22, 1932. Elizabeth was a 1950 graduate of Adena High School. She married her loving husband, William, December 24, 1951. They were married 65 wonderful years. Elizabeth worked as a...
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Evelyn "Evey" Becker

February 12, 1920 - February 4, 2017

Evelyn (Evey) Becker, age 96, passed away on February 4, 2017. She was the beloved wife of Harry (Hecky) Becker who predeceased her in 2013. Evey loved her family very much and had special joy spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Evey was born in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of Isaac and Anna Cowan. Her siblings were Henry Cowan and Bess Ortlip. Evey...
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Virginia Kendall

April 25, 1926 - February 3, 2017

Virginia L."Gini" Kendall (nee Cawrse), age 90 of Avon Lake passed away February 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife for 65 years to the late Russell "Russ" Kendall; loving mother of Deborah De Mars (Gary), Leslie Kallio (Dennis), David "Scott" Kendall, and Kimberly Kendall (Reg Reisenbichler); cherished grandmother of Kate, Meg, Jake, Joe, Jim and Bill; and great-grandmother of Jinny and loving...
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Lannis "Ted" Wilk

December 14, 1928 - February 2, 2017

WILK, Lannis "Ted", 88; Beloved husband to the late Rose J. (nee Collumb); Loving father to Kathleen Uhler, Stephen Wilk (Jennifer), and to the late infant daughters, Elizabeth and Suzanne; Dear grandfather to Erica, Kevin, Samuel, and Lannis; brother to Patricia Strayer, and the late John and Rita. Passed away February 2, 2017. Memorial contributions can be sent to Disabled American Veterans,...
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Ronald R. Rectenwald, Sr.

February 21, 1959 - February 1, 2017

Ronald R. Rectenwald, Sr., age 57, of Cleveland, Ohio; son of Phyllis (nee Hyland) and the late Clarence. Companion to his beloved dog, Angel. Brother of the late Vickie Truxal, Sharon Gorham (Jack), Kathy Smosny (the late Allen), Robin Atkins (Virgil), Randy, Tamera Duliba (Steven), Tracy (Jacque), and Scott. Father of Ronald. Loving Grandfather to Destini and Arabella. Cherished Uncle and Great...
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Donald W. Gang

December 11, 1923 - February 1, 2017

Donald W. Gang, 93, a lifelong resident of Sheffield Lake, passed away at Ames Hospice House on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, following a short illness. Donald was born on December 11, 1923 in Lakewood, and was stationed in Italy during World War II where he worked as a cryptologist while he was a Corporal in the Army Air Corps. He was self-employed as the owner of Gang's Food Fair in...
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Clarice M. "Tootsie" Gardner

May 6, 1930 - February 1, 2017

CLARICE M. "Tootsie" GARDNER (nee Gutendorf), age 86 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. Gardner; devoted mother of the late Robyn C. Gardner; cherished daughter of the late Clarence and Johanna Gutendorf (nee Stoiser); dear sister of the following deceased: Joseph Gutendorf, Marie Gibala-Kvaska and Gus Gutendorf; cherished aunt of Shirley Lauerhass (Keith) and many others; special...
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Raymond T. Ventura

November 29, 1929 - January 31, 2017

Raymond T. "Sarge" Ventura, 87, of Parma, OH, passed away on January 31, 2017 after a 54 year struggle with cancer. He was born in Cleveland, OH, on November 29, 1929, son of the late Fred and Mary (Cesa) Ventura. Raymond was a retired custodian for the Cleveland Public School System. He was a determined, courageous, and proud man who enjoyed sports (both as a player and spectator), gardening,...
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Kathleen J. Dowdell

April 5, 1947 - January 31, 2017

Kathleen J. Dowdell (nee Knapp), 69, of Avon Lake, formerly of Chicago, IL. passed away January 31, 2017. Beloved wife for 26 ½ years to Robert H.; loving mother of Jill Syftestad (Paul), Dave Phillips (Ann), Steve Phillips (Michelle); Ron Dowdell, (Dawn), Robin Friend (Kevin), April Ramsey (Curt); devoted Grandma of Olivia, Katie, Luke, Anna, Ryan, Jack, Robby, Kaleigh, Kyle, Madison, and...
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Ralph R. "Rusty" Scott, Jr.

August 24, 1978 - January 30, 2017

Ralph R. "Rusty" Scott Jr. of North Ridgeville passed away Monday, January 30, 2017. He was born August 24, 1978 to parents Ralph R. Scott Sr. and Betsy J. (nee Pollok). He was 38 years old. Rusty was a 2007 graduate of North Ridgeville High School. He became self-employed and worked within the construction/contractor field hanging drywall. Rusty had an appreciation for music, an enthusiasm for...
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Dino B. Lioi

July 19, 1932 - January 30, 2017

Dino B. Lioi, 84, of Avon Lake and former resident of Cleveland, passed away suddenly at St. John Medical Center Monday, January 30, 2017. He was born July 19, 1932 in Cleveland. Dino graduated from James Ford Rhodes High School in Cleveland, Class of 1951. He was employed by DeVilbiss Company, Cleveland for 25 years, retiring as a Distribution Manager in 1987. He was a member and Eucharist...
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Donald Duane Clark

July 16, 1936 - January 30, 2017

Donald Duane Clark, age 80; beloved husband of Kathleen L. Clark (nee Neville); loving father of Christine Pajestka (Joseph), Anne Wilin (Louis), and Cynthia O'Farrell (John); dear grandfather of Joseph Pajestka, Jr. (Egle), Nicole Kachouba (Taras), Kent Wilin, and Elizabeth, Rachel and Carolyn Brooker, and great-grandfather of Tyler Pajestka; son of the late Richard and Bessie (nee Burris) Clark...
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Dawn Marie (nee Coffey) Spolar

May 25, 1971 - January 30, 2017

Dawn Marie Spolar (nee Coffey), 45 of Bay Village, formerly of West Park, passed away at MetroHealth Medical Center on Monday, January 30, 2017. Dawn was born on May 25, 1971 in Lakewood, and was a 1989 graduate of Lakewood High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Ursuline College, and worked as an Information Technology Manager for over 20 years at Progressive...
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Thomas A. Prager

November 30, 1953 - January 29, 2017

Thomas Albert Prager, age 63 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of 42 years to Mary (nee Gobel); loving father of Jarrod (Michelle) and Adam (Susannah); cherished grandfather of Nathan and Mason Prager and Brayden Hahn; son of the late Albert and Violet Prager; dear brother of Rev. Karen Wolcott (Rick); nephew of Thomas R. Prager of Covina, CA, cousin and uncle of many. Funeral Services will be at...
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Rex H. Warland

October 20, 1938 - January 29, 2017

Rex H. Warland, age 78, of State College. Beloved husband of 55 years of Carol (nee Martinson); loving father of Brett Warland (Kari) of Rocky River, Ohio and Mari Gaudet (Rich) of Hauppauge, New York; grandfather of Courtney, Tristin and Treyten Warland, Tyler and Jayci Gaudet; brother of Steven Warland and Betsy Warland both of Vancouver, BC. Passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Memorials...
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Francis Joseph Bacho

October 26, 1944 - January 28, 2017

FRANCIS "Joe" BACHO, age 72 of Parma. Father of Colleen Gerlach; cherished son of the late Joseph Bacho and Catherine Bacho (nee Palsha); dear brother of David Bacho (deceased) (Patti, living), Michael Bacho (Terri), Anthony Bacho and Judy O'Brien (Gary); brother-in-law of Edie Bacho; cherished uncle of Kristi Bacho and numerous others; dear friend of many. Joe was a dedicated Vietnam Veteran. In...
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Carleen H. Bonds

July 16, 1944 - January 28, 2017

Carleen H. Bonds (nee Herring), 72, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Beloved wife of William T., married 48 years; devoted mother of Devon T. (Dan) Gess; loving grandma of Caden T. and Lillian D. Carleen was raised in Bay Village by her parents, Carl and Ruth (Walker) Herring. She earned her B.S. in Education from Miami University and also...
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Harold "Hal" Wolfe

April 5, 1962 - January 28, 2017

Harold Stanley "Hal" Wolfe of Roselawn, Cincinnati formerly of Avon passed away January 28, 2017 at the age of 54. He was born in Cleveland OH April 5, 1962. Hal was a 1980 graduate of Avon High School, and a graduate of Ohio University. He served as a Lt. Colonel in the Army Reserve from 1980 to present. He grew up as a member of the Avon United Methodist Church and later became a member of...
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Lydia Wooster

February 11, 1926 - January 28, 2017

Lydia Wooster (nee Dey), 90, of Sheffield Lake, formerly of Lorain and Avon, passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Mercy New Life Hospice following a long illness. She was born on February 11, 1926 in Cleveland. Lydia was a cook at Good Samaritan for 20 years, retiring in 1995. She enjoyed reading, word and number puzzles, game shows, and old movies. Lydia is survived by her daughters,...
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Allen G. Soderlund

February 26, 1961 - January 28, 2017

Allen G. Soderlund, age 55 of Rocky River; beloved brother of Barbara Soderlund and Deborah Rose; Dear son of the late Aarne and Teru Soderlund; Dear friend to many. Passed away on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Cremation by Busch Crematory. Friends may call at the BABITT-BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, from 5:00-8:00pm, 9350 Ridge Road, North Royalton, OH., on Friday, February 3, 2017. (440) 237-4569 www...
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Joseph E. Surovec

April 14, 1933 - January 28, 2017

JOSEPH E. SUROVEC, age 83 of Parma. Beloved husband of Doris "May" Surovec (nee McCort); devoted father of Annia Schiappa (Brion), Marcy Glover (Kevin), Joe (Anita), Libby Grube (Larry), Penny Lapp (George), Cindy Wathey (Alan), Christine Proppe' (John), Teresa Schlenkerman (Tom) and Jerome Pabin (Tammy); loving grandfather of 21 and great-grandfather of 13. Passed away on Saturday, January 28,...
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Corwin Oliver Burrer, Jr.

August 14, 1927 - January 28, 2017

Corwin Oliver Burrer, Jr., age 89, passed away January 28, 2017 following a lengthy illness. He was born in Elyria on August 14, 1927. Corwin graduated from Elyria High School in 1945, and served his country in the US Army from 1946-1948. He later began working as a farmer and entrepreneur, running his own farm in Elyria for many years. He quickly became a well-respected leader in the farming...
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Paula M. Frey

December 30, 1952 - January 28, 2017

Heaven's angels will have a lot of new knit hats as Paula has entered into God's heavenly reward. Having carried the challenges of multiple sclerosis since 2001, many had been blessed by her gift of crafts and ability to hold family and friends close while being all across the country. Paula and Al retired back home in Ohio to be closer to their family after living in Pennsylvania, Texas,...
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Richard L. "Butch" Smith

May 7, 1949 - January 27, 2017

Richard L. Smith "Butch", age 67, passed away on Friday, January 27, 2017 after a lengthy illness. He was a US Army Vietnam veteran who worked for LTV Steel for 25 years and later retired as a Manager at IDS. Rich was the husband of Terry for 46 years; Father of Kimberley Crisafi and Kelley Pertz (Chris); Papa to Tyler, Noah, and Amber; Brother of Mickey Shaffer, Jeffrey Smith (Karen), and the...
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John Parsons

January 26, 2017

JOHN R. PARSONS (1931- 2017) John is survived by Joyce, his beloved and devoted wife of 22 years. He was preceded in death by Mona, his beautiful wife of 40 years and loving mother of their five children: Richard (wife Yvette), Jennifer (husband Bob), Susan (husband Steve, deceased), Steven (wife Lori), and Thomas (deceased). John was born in Massachusetts to Arthur and Miriam Parsons and...
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John Allen Wasiloff

April 17, 1937 - January 26, 2017

John Allen Wasiloff, age 79; passed away January 26, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's. John was the beloved son of William and Eleanor (nee Black) Wasiloff (both deceased), and leaves behind a small number of cousins. John was born in Cleveland, Ohio on April 17, 1937, joined the United States Air Force as an Aircraft/Engine Mechanic. Upon his discharge, he worked for J&L Steel until...
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Carl M. Winters

November 20, 1930 - January 26, 2017

CARL M. WINTERS, age 86 of Parma. Beloved husband of Jeanne Winters (nee Pischel) for 52 years. Devoted father of Elizabeth Winters (deceased) and twins Jennifer and Jeffrey Winters; loving grandfather of Jeffrey Winters, Jr. (deceased), Justin and Cassie Winters and Kayla King; dear brother of Joyce Carlson and the following deceased: Al, Ben and Dan Winters; cherished uncle and friend of many....
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Pamela Kalina Saker

September 2, 1956 - January 25, 2017

Pamela K. Saker (nee Kalina), 60, of Cleveland, beloved wife of Ralph; loving mother of Jennifer Dugan (Neal), and Virginia Saker (Jimmy McReynolds); devoted MomMom of Grace and James; dear daughter of Kay and the late Stephen Kalina; sister of Steven and Christopher (Carrie) Kalina; very best friend of Penny Lapp (George); aunt and friend of many. Passed away January 25, 2017. Pam was an adjunct...
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Vina (nee Prioletti) Bianchini

September 13, 1933 - January 25, 2017

VINA BIANCHINI (nee Prioletti), 83, beloved wife to Paul for 62 years; dear mother to Lew (Sue), Steve (Lynne), Angela Wasilewski (Vic), Mary Ann; loving grandmother to 7; cherished great-grandmother to 3. Passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be forwarded to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44110. Prayer Service at Our...
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Forrest Allen Olmstead

February 12, 1963 - January 25, 2017

Forrest Allen Olmstead, 53. Beloved husband of Susan (nee Corradi); loving father of Paul Richard and Timothy David; son of Evelyn and the late Frank Olmstead, Canton; brother of Eric Olmstead (Tina) of Ottawa, CA, Valerie Hertel (Larry) of Canton, Tana Black (Richard) of Navarre; loving uncle of many; son-in-law of Joanne and Richard Corradi of Rocky River; brother-in-law of Ruth and Tom Beach...
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George Lester Simmons, Jr.

March 21, 1925 - January 24, 2017

George Lester Simmons, Jr., age 91, of North Royalton, Ohio, and formerly of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband for 63 years of the late Luise L. Simmons (nee Stutz) who passed away in October 2016; loving father of George L. Simmons, III (Patty) of North Royalton, Ohio, and Karen Simmons Homstead (Allan) of Albuquerque, New Mexico; dear brother of Martha E. McKinnon (Jim); brother-in-law of the late...
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Lucille H. Seither

October 6, 1912 - January 24, 2017

Lucille H. Seither (nee Kelly) Age 104, born October 6, 1912, passed away on January 24, 2017. Beloved daughter of Charles Presley and Sylvia Presley Kelly (both deceased); cherished mother of Donna McConnell (Ronald, deceased); dear sister of Beatrice Salley (deceased) and sister in law of James Salley (deceased); adored aunt of Sharon Salley Foy (Michael) and Pat Salley Currivan (John); and...
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Donald "The Gov" McGovern

September 19, 1931 - January 24, 2017

Donald M. McGovern, "The Gov", age 86, passed away January 24, 2017. Beloved husband of 53 years to Judith A. McGovern; loving father of Jim (Laurie) and John (Lisa); cherished grandfather of Michael, Kevin, Frankie and Arthur; dear brother of the late Earl A. McGovern and brother-in-law of Lila McGovern. Don was considered by most as the life of the party and he loved having fun. He spent a lot...
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Elizabeth Sheppard Timan

February 6, 1930 - January 24, 2017

ELIZABETH TIMAN (nee Arche), age 86 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Michael Timan, Sr. and William Sheppard; devoted mother of Michael Timan, Jr., Alan Timan (Kathleen) and Barbara Augustine (Jeff); loving Baba of Jennifer, Michael, Andrea, Nicole, Adam, Brittany and Marisa, Baba Baba of Brionna, Jaren, Brooks, Beonka, Callyn, Carstan, Ariana and Cason; dear sister of the following deceased:...
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Robert V. Zito

August 12, 1924 - January 23, 2017

ROBERT V. ZITO ​Passed away in the morning of January 23, 2017. Bob was born in Geneva, Ohio on August 12, 1924, and was Brother to James, V.Eugene, and Mary Louise ( Butler) all deceased. Bob is survived by Wife Irene, Sons Chris (wife Chari) and Greg (wife Melissa), Brother in Law Jack Butler, Sister in Law Margaret Zito, and Nieces and Nephews Julainne Layman, Zachary Zito, Jim, Jack,...
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Lieselotte (nee Feckler) Vietor

September 17, 1925 - January 22, 2017

LIESELOTTE VIETOR (nee Feckler), 91, loving wife of the late Ernst Vietor (2010); dear mother of Klaus Vietor (late Charlotte), Wolfgang Vietor, and Heidi M. Novak; dear grandmother of Michele Drake (Shawn), the late Christopher Vietor, Michael Vietor, and Jennifer Novak; great-grandmother of Heidi Lee, Christian, Alexis, Hailey, Preston, Lucas, Peyton, Tyler, and Trent. Preceded in death by...
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Rakesh Jagetia

April 16, 1968 - January 22, 2017

RAKESH JAGETIA, 48, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 22, 2017. He was born on April 16, 1968 in Johnson City, TN, and is survived by his children, Sarina, Rishab and Rahil; their mother, Sangeeta; his parents, Lal and Shanta; his brothers, Anil (Karla) and Sameer (Swati); and a multitude of family and friends. Rakesh practiced as a Radiation Oncologist, and recently received an MBA degree,...
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Bruce Wayne Hose, Jr.

January 14, 1985 - January 22, 2017

Bruce Wayne Hose, Jr., age 32, died suddenly Sunday, January 22, 2017. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany January 14, 1985 and was an Elyria resident before moving to Cleveland. Bruce enjoyed skateboarding, BMX riding, music, and tattoos. He loved surrounding himself with his friends and family and making people laugh. He had many friends and will be truly missed. Bruce is survived by his...
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Nizar Awad Fadel

August 16, 1937 - January 21, 2017

Nizar Awad Fadel, 79, of Avon Lake, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake following a lengthy illness. Mr. Fadel was born August 16, 1937 in Lebanon. He retired from Avon Lake City Schools where he taught French and coached the Tennis team. Mr. Fadel is survived by his wife of 52 years, Shelby J. (nee Smith); two sons, James (Christine) of Wheaton, IL...
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James Jerome Pinchot

February 16, 1939 - January 20, 2017

James J. "Jim" Pinchot, age 77, of Parma; beloved husband of 56 years of Phyllis A. Pinchot (nee Fortini); loving father of James Michael Pinchot (Lisa), and Michael John Pinchot; dear grandfather of Shannon Cornhoff (Tim), and Sarah Viccarone (Eric), and great-grandfather of Violet, and two great-grandchildren due in April and July; brother of Donna Barracato (Al), Jack Pinchot (Joyce), and the...
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Leo Bartel

August 9, 1927 - January 20, 2017

Leo Bartel, 89, beloved husband of Helga M. (nee Loorz). Loving father of Paul (Marion) and Monica Crawford. Devoted grandfather of Lucas and Lars. Dear brother of Eugene (Edith), Hedwig Giesz, Lidia Badziong (Herbert) and Renate Mueller. Passed away, Friday, January 20, 2017. Funeral Service at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 7500 State Rd., Parma, Monday January 23 at 10:30am. Interment at...
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