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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

Robert R. Kocar

March 11, 1928 - June 19, 2018

Robert R. "Bob" Kocar, 90, of Avon Lake, passed away Tuesday June 19, 2018. Bob was born March 11, 1928 in Cleveland to parents Frank and Stella Kocar. After serving in the Army during the Korean War and earning a degree from Case Western Reserve University, he worked as an accountant for Lakewood Mfg. Co. Inc. until he retired. He continued his profession by volunteering at Avon Lake Catholic...
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Helen O'Toole

April 3, 1932 - June 19, 2018

Helen O'Toole age 86 of Rocky River, OH. Beloved wife of the late John "Jack" O'Toole; cherished mother of Kyle Anne Stephens (Ashish) and John O'Toole (Tina Previt); loving grandmother of Justin Michael O'Toole. Helen was an avid card player, reader and gardener. She had a great sense of humor, and was very personable, making friends where ever she went. Visitation will be Sunday June 24th,...
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Melvin Eugene Allison

January 9, 1923 - June 18, 2018

Melvin Eugene Allison, age 95, of Cleveland, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Josephine B. Allison (nee Wolfe) who passed away in February 1996; loving father of Judy Fleming (Bill, deceased), Joyce Frank (Jack, deceased), Jan Papp (Richard), and Jill Chucray (Jerry); dear grandfather of Melanie, Jesse (Joan), Allison, Nicole (Tony), Amanda, and Ashley, and great-grandfather of 7. Melvin was a U...
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Laura M Pence

February 11, 1933 - June 17, 2018

Employed at Barnes Pump. Married Jim & made their home in Elyria. A loving homemaker & enjoyed nurturing & raising a large family, cooking, hosting family dinners, time spent with her grandchildren; buying & collecting antiques. Survived by her sons James (Bonnie), Michael (Rebecca), & Carl; daughters Janet (Geoff) Hanson & Amy Pence; daughter-in-law, Anne Pence; 10 grandchildren; 3 great...
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Brandon George Benton

September 19, 1994 - June 17, 2018

Brandon George Benton, 23, of Fairview Park and a former resident of Grafton passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 17, 2018. He was born September 19, 1994 in Elyria. Brandon graduated from Midview High School, Class of 2012. He loved playing hockey and working on cars. He was employed at Worthington Steel as a machine operator. Brandon is the beloved son of Scott and Sandra Benton;...
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Carol Lyn Smith

November 28, 1935 - June 17, 2018

Carol Lyn Smith (nee Wessler), age 82, of Broadview Heights, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Robert G. Smith who passed away in September 1997; loving mother of Karen Koenig of Lombard, Illinois, and Todd Smith of Cleveland, Ohio; dear grandmother of Sarah Soltes (Tiago), Kathryn Koenig, and Lauren Koenig; cherished sister of Robert Wessler and the late Donald Hoenig. Carol took daily joy in...
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Linda E. Schroeder

September 22, 1949 - June 17, 2018

Linda E. Schroeder, 68, lived in Sheffield Lake, formerly from Rocky River, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018. Linda was born September 22, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio. Loving mother of Tom Connolley (Jenny) of Lake Tahoe, CA. Cherished companion of Ed Crevda of over 20 years. Dear sister of Fred Schroeder (Catherine), Patty Chichy (Anthony); dearest grandmother of Erica Guzman (William); and...
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Patricia Milbrandt

August 31, 1934 - June 16, 2018

Patricia Milbrandt (nee Rhode), 83, of Avon Lake, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018. She was born August 31, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio. Loving mother of Elizabeth Candella (Joseph), George Jr. (Vera); devoted grandmother of Joey and Christina Candella, Trevor and Holly Milbrandt; aunt of Patty Russo and many other nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband George; sister Betty and Aunt...
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James Larry Ryder

August 19, 1941 - June 16, 2018

James Larry Ryder, age 76, longtime resident of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 following a brief illness. He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on August 19, 1941. James served in the US Army and later became a high mill plugger for US Steel in Lorain, where he retired after more than 30 years of employment. He was a longtime member of VFW Post #1079 in Elyria and the Disabled...
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Wilda (nee Wildman) Ashcraft

April 30, 1923 - June 15, 2018

WILDA M. ASHCRAFT (nee Wildman), 95, dear wife to the late Ralph Behm and Raymond Ashcraft; loving mother to Debra Drew (Dan) and Connie (Mike); cherished grandmother to Douglas Moon, Allison Moon (Matt Smallwood), Brian and Paul. Passed away Friday, June 15, 2018. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Life Hospice, 3500 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44053 or to the Wesleyan Village, 807...
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Michael D. Cathey

July 30, 1971 - June 15, 2018

Graduated from Elyria West High School, Class of 1990. Member of Brown Street Church of Christ, Akron. Hobbies were golfing & reading. Enjoyed watching Jeopardy & taking care of his sisters & niece. Survived by his step-father Perry Willis; sisters Kimberly OFlanagan (Michael) & Angela Cathey (Timothy Egnor); special friends Ray & Carolyn Carlile; father Michael O. Cathey (Barbara); niece...
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John Paul "Jack" Serota

March 12, 1952 - June 15, 2018

JOHN PAUL "JACK" SEROTA, 66, of Parma; beloved husband of Wanda A. Serota (nee Omilion); dear brother of Kathy Serota and Jerry Serota, and brother-in-law of Paul Omilion (Heidi); loving step-father of David Molnar and the late Steven Molnar. Jack passed away suddenly on Friday, June 15, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, June 23 at 10 A.M. at St. Columbkille Church, 6740...
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James Michael McClain

February 9, 1948 - June 15, 2018

James Michael McClain, age 70, Sheffield Lake, Ohio. Born February 9, 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Walter R. and Esther P. McClain. Jim died peacefully surrounded by love on June 15, 2018. Beloved husband of Diane (nee Kleinhans); devoted father of Amy Askin (Andrew), Melissa Rodkey (Patrick), and James Jr. (Katie Schottelkotte); loving grandfather of Kailey, Olivia, Tommy, Serene,...
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Richard Zbigniew Retsch

August 26, 1924 - June 15, 2018

RICHARD ZBIGNIEW RETSCH, age 93 of Parma Heights. Beloved husband of Olga V. Retsch (nee Holscevnikow) for 72 years. Devoted father of Paul Retsch, George Retsch-Bogart (Carol) and Anna Singleton (Donald); cherished father-in-law of Jen; loving grandfather of Jocelyn (Chris), Michael, Sam (Kristy), Alex and Grace; great-grandfather of Hanna. He was preceded in death by six older siblings in...
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Diane Christine Savage

June 9, 1946 - June 15, 2018

Diane Christine Savage, age 72 of Avon Lake, formerly of Euclid, died unexpectedly on June 15, 2018 at home. Born in Cleveland, and raised in Euclid, Diane attended Villa Angela, received her B.A. in English from Ursuline College and earned her M.A. in Education at CWRU. Her career path was unique; she taught English and business, worked as a campus minister, became a Certified Financial Planner,...
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Dorothy J. York

May 19, 1937 - June 14, 2018

Dorothy J. York (nee Brodzinski), age 81 of Brooklyn. Loving mother of Bruce York, Douglas York, Sr. (Lisa), Aimee Matusek (Matt), Kathi York (deceased) and Karen York (deceased); cherished grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 4; dear sister of 6. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Fragile X Foundation, 1861 International Drive, Ste 200, McClean VA 22102. The family...
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Megan Elizabeth McGaw

April 9, 1983 - June 12, 2018

Megan Elizabeth McGaw, age 35. Beloved daughter of Michael and Vicki. Dear sister of Christopher. Loving girlfriend of Matt Mulichak. Devoted granddaughter of Robert Squires and the late Jacklynne Squires, Virginia Wisman and Herbert Marsh. Beloved by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Passed away peacefully in her home Tuesday June 12, 2018 with her family and boyfriend at her side after a...
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Harrison James Schiffer

March 10, 2018 - June 11, 2018

HARRISON JAMES SCHIFFER age 3 months and 1 day old. Cherished and loved son of William and Megan Schiffer (nee Werle); precious little brother of Ava Schiffer; dearest maternal grandson of Peter Werle (Patti) and Joanne Werle (nee Larbig); paternal grandson of William and Dorothy Schiffer (nee Adam); dear nephew and cousin of many. Harrison gained his angel wings on Monday, June 11, 2018. Funeral...
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Virginia Irene Brush

August 20, 1936 - June 10, 2018

Virginia Irene Brush (nee Clement), age 81, of North Royalton, Ohio; loving mother of Jeffery A. Brush of North Royalton, Ohio, and David A. Brush (Bonnie) of Columbus, Indiana; dear grandmother of Caitlin Jendre (Jeff), and Brandon Brush, and great-grandmother of Jason and Alice Jendre; cherished sister of Donna Claridge (Leonard, deceased), Linda Eaken (Donald, deceased), and the late child...
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William "Ted" McWilliams

September 9, 1950 - June 9, 2018

Graduated from Elyria High School, Class of 1970. Raised in the Mount Zion Baptist Church. He served his country in the US Army & was stationed in North Carolina. Employed at Bendix in Elyria & the coffee shop at UH Elyria Medical Center. He enjoyed dressing sharp & collecting watches. Survived by his sisters Elizabeth Edwards (Bill) of Amherst and Debbie Harris (Tommie) of Elyria; brothers...
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Albert D. Racz

December 30, 1936 - June 9, 2018

Albert D. Racz, 81, a lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Elmcroft Assisted Living in Amherst following a lengthy illness. He was born December 30, 1936 in Elyria. Albert graduated from Elyria High School, Class of 1954. He was a United States Army veteran stationed in Utah. He was a member of the Magyar United Church of Christ in Elyria and was employed at the...
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Milton L. Ondrusko, Jr.

April 1, 1948 - June 7, 2018

MILTON L. ONDRUSKO, Jr. age 70 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Beloved husband of Deborah Ross. Devoted father of Peter Ondrusko (Marie), Jared Ondrusko, Miranda Sharpnack (Josh), Emily Koon (Henry) and David Schmac; loving grandfather of 8; dear brother of Regina Oravec (Cliff), Rita Woytek (Bernie, deceased) and Richard Kuhar (deceased) (Pat, living). Passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018. No services will...
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Gary J. Vershall

March 14, 1935 - June 6, 2018

Gary J. Vershall, age 83. Beloved husband of 42 years of Margaret "Peggy" (nee Rippon). Dear father of Mark (Kathy), Dawn Price (Steve), Karen Vershall (Chris). Grandfather of Amanda Stanchina (John), Katelyn Hogan (Jay), Jessica Ortega (Shaun), Steve Price (Emily), Byron Price, Joshua Price (Leah). Great grandfather of Morgan, Mia Rose, Zach, Jayson, Carter. Brother of David (Pat). Uncle of...
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Leona Walkowsky

August 6, 1927 - June 6, 2018

Leona B. Walkowsky (nee Sabo), 90, resided in Avon, Ohio and was born in Johnstown, PA in 1927. Beloved wife of the late Robert J. for 67 years. Loving mother of Barbara Cozza of Stow, OH, Linda (Ed) Bowman of Shiloh, IL, and Joan (Vic) Knight of Goodyear, AZ; grandmother of Carin Cozza, Dustin Morter, Bryan Morter, Megan (Craig) Brandt and Eric Knight and great-grandmother of four; and sister of...
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Valmore "Val" J. Holmes

December 20, 1959 - June 6, 2018

Valmore "Val" J. Holmes, 58, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Val was born in St. Petersburg, Florida to the late Harry J. and Constance C. (nee Paquette). Devoted husband of 34 years to Angela M. (nee Deistler); brother of Christal C. Holmes. Val was an active member of the VFW in North Ridgeville – Post 9871 and North Olmsted...
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Frank M. Barber

September 7, 1933 - June 6, 2018

Barber, Frank M. age 84. Dear father of Tony (Monica); grandfather of Anthony, Marisa and Nick; brother of the late Joe Barber (Helen surviving), Tony Barber (Mary Rose), Carl (Jenny) Palma Filippelli (Jano) and Linda Barber. US Army Veteran. Frank was dedicated to his grandkids, attending all their sporting events. He was known for his humor and dedications to visiting his extended family. ...
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Hazel (nee Swegard) Richardson

November 2, 1917 - June 6, 2018

Member of the Washington Ave Baptist Church; employed as a waitress for many years at Mac's Restaurant & Tudy's. Survived by her daughter Anne Louise Kowalski (Eugene) Gandee of Elyria; grandchildren Linda Gandee (Craig) Barkacs, Donna Gandee (Chris) Baker, Michael Gandee; great-grandchildren Amanda Baker (Adam) Breazzano & Celia Baker. Preceded in death by her husbands, Richard Kowalski & Roy...
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James E. Conroy

August 10, 1952 - June 5, 2018

James E. Conroy, age 65; beloved husband of Nancy (nee Fertal) for 30 years; loving father of Sean, Erin and Jimmy (Kara); devoted grandpa of Lexi; dear brother of Barbara, Patrick (deceased), Beverly, John, Michael and Edward; loving son of the late John, Jr. and Eileen; uncle and friend of many. Passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. In lieu of flowers memorials may be forwarded to the American...
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Madeline Ketterer

August 17, 1933 - June 5, 2018

Madeline C. Ketterer (nee Hellmann) 84 of Avon Lake, passed away Tuesday, June5, 2018. She was born August 17, 1933 to parents Eugene and Madeline (nee Bannon) Hellmann. Madeline was a High School graduate of Hempstead High School in Long Island, New York. She married her husband Carl of 64 years in 1954. They lived in Bressler, PA for 6 years before finally settling down in Avon Lake in 1965....
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Robert T. Collins

March 22, 1930 - June 5, 2018

Robert T. Collins 88, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Virginia Anne; loving father of Kathleen Derga (Chris), Thomas, Sally and John; devoted grandfather of Sarah (Ryan), Andrew, Elsa, Lois (Nick) and Robert. U.S. Marine Corp Veteran. Memorial contributions suggested to Special Olympics Ohio, 3303 Winchester Pike, Columbus, OH 43232. Friends may call the Busch...
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Catherine Brownlee

May 12, 1958 - June 4, 2018

Catherine E. Brownlee, 60 of Cleveland passed away Monday, June 4, 2018. She was born May 12, 1958 to parents James E. and Mary Lou Hartley. Catherine loved sports, especially The Cleveland Browns and Cavs. She enjoyed playing Yahtzee, rides through the Metro Parks when it was raining and in the Fall to view the leaves. She loved spending time with her family and had the biggest heart. She is...
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Susan (nee Blake) Carroll

July 31, 1945 - June 4, 2018

Susan Lee Carroll (nee Blake) age 72 of Grafton. Loving wife of 54 years to Terrance Lee Carroll; treasured mother of R. Scott Carroll (Norma), Jennifer Kime (Russell), Stephanie Wilson (Bill) and Michele Howard (Brent); cherished Nini of 10; Susan was proud to hear the news of the coming arrival of her first great grandchild, Baby Kime, in January 2019; dear sister of Norma Christie, Patricia...
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Mary (nee Parham) Beard

June 1, 1942 - June 4, 2018

Mary A. Beard (nee Parham), 76, a resident of Elyria since 1961 moving from New Jersey, passed away Monday, June 4, 2018 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake following a brief illness. She was born June 1, 1942 in Richmond, Virginia. Mary was employed in the Ejection Technician Department at the GM Fisher Guide Plant in Elyria for 18 years. She was a member of St. Mary Church in Elyria and...
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Jacqueline A. Hirt

September 25, 1952 - June 3, 2018

Jacqueline A. Hirt, age 65; beloved daughter of the late Donald and Theresa; loving sister of David (Victoria) and Larry (Barb); aunt of 5. She passed away on June 3, 2018. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Northeast Ohio SPCA, 9555 Brookpark Road, Parma, Ohio 44129. Memorial gathering on Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 2-4pm at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA. Cremation by...
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Rita M. Myers

April 14, 1934 - June 3, 2018

Rita M. Myers (nee Haller) age 84 of Brooklyn. Beloved wife of the late Robert P. Myers; devoted mother of Thomas Myers, twins Joyce Gorombol and Janet Meglich, Robert Myers and Laurie Meglich (Joe); cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother 14; dear sister of John Haller. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Lakeview Church of God, 7555 York Rd., Parma, OH 44130....
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Donna Kay Fiorentini

May 25, 1956 - June 3, 2018

Donna Kay Fiorentini (nee Stanley), age 62; beloved wife of John of 38 years; loving mother of Jason and Julie; devoted grandmother of Puppy Huxley; dear sister of Terry (Colette), Jeff (Sue) and Glenn (Colleen); cousin to Jill Koubal and many others; aunt and friend of many. Passed away peacefully at home Sunday, June 3, 2018. In lieu of flowers memorials may be forwarded to Pancreatic Cancer...
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Patricia J. Petrus

November 25, 1942 - June 2, 2018

Patricia J. Petrus, age 75. Dear sister of John W. Petrus (Toni), Robert L. Petrus (Elizabeth), Kathleen Petrus and the late Rev. Mr. James E. Petrus. Passed away Saturday June 2, 2018. Memorials may be forwarded to the Cleveland APL, 1729 Willey Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113. All services private. 216-741-7700
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Jeanne M. Eppley

May 16, 1925 - June 2, 2018

Jeanne M. Eppley (nee Schroeder), age 93, lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at O'Neill Healthcare Center in North Ridgeville. She was born in Elyria on May 16, 1925. Jeanne learned how to play the piano at an early age. She attended Elyria High School and graduated in 1943. A short time later she wed Bruce M. Eppley, to whom she was married for 35 years. A very...
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James W. Kueker

September 3, 1927 - June 1, 2018

James W. Kueker, 90, of Westlake, passed away Friday, June 1st. Devoted husband of Mirjana (nee Bilic), father of James B. Kueker of Springfield, Harriet A. Snow (Mark) of Springfield, and David R. Kueker (Tara Londeree) of Lewis Center. Stepfather of Marina Sedmak (Thomas Wood, Jr.) of Avon. James leaves behind 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one niece, and two nephews. He was...
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Doyle C. Stephens

November 4, 1923 - June 1, 2018

Doyle C. Stephens, age 94 of Sheffield Lake, passed away on June 1, 2018 surrounded by family at Mercy Hospice in Lorain. Beloved husband of the late Ruth E. (nee Schrimsher). Cherished father of Terry and Tom (Tammy); loving grandfather of Jessica, Heather, Ashley, Tommy Jr., and James; loving great-grandfather of Cole, Cierra, Maximus, Alayna, Anthony and Nolan. WWII US Marine Corps Veteran...
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Eleanor Bammerlin

August 17, 1925 - June 1, 2018

Eleanor D. Bammerlin (nee Tighe), Beloved wife of the late Robert E.; dear mother of Ronald (Elizabeth), and Louise Bammerlin; grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 18; sister of Joseph Chambers. Eleanor was predeceased by her dear daughter Faye Patterson; her daughter in law Joan Bammerlin and her brothers Paul, Donald and Lawrence Tighe. She passed away Friday, June 1, 2018. Mass of Christian...
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Lisa M. Johnson

December 28, 1964 - May 31, 2018

Lisa M. Johnson (Jarrell), age 53, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. Beloved companion to Rick Kozma; Loving daughter of Joseph (deceased) and Joyce Barba (Dibble); Sister of Joe Jarrell and Jessie Jarrell (Jackie); God Mother of Lauren Sedor; Aunt of Allie Faluski (Cory), Jessica Reinke, Johnny Kren, Jeremy Kren, Brianna Jarrell, and Hydee Jarrell; Great Godmother/Aunt to Ira (Lauren) and...
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Stanley Trzebuckowski

December 14, 1954 - May 31, 2018

STANLEY TRZEBUCKOWSKI, age 63 of Cleveland. Devoted father of Joshua (Jennifer), Justin, Jared, Jesse, Jeremy (deceased), Sarah and Zack; loving grandfather of Jade, Roman and Blake; cherished son of the late Helen Trzebuckowski; dear brother of Frank Trzebuckowski; uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Funeral Mass at St. John Cantius Church, 906 College Ave, Cleveland...
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Philip J. "Ko-Ko" Meriac

April 4, 1949 - May 31, 2018

PHILIP J. "Ko-Ko" MERIAC, age 69 of North Royalton, Ohio passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018 from heart complications. Phil was born in Cleveland, Ohio on April 4, 1949. He was retired and enjoyed hobbies and interests to include his beloved Himalayan/Persian Cats, varieties of Opal Canaries, as well as beautiful flowers and plant species that he grew with great care. He was also very involved...
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Arletta Wanell Stewart

August 12, 1921 - May 31, 2018

Arletta Wanell Stewart (nee Truby), 96, Passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Max; loving mother of Patricia Palmer (William, deceased), Michael (Cheryl); grandmother of Jeffrey (Debbie), Brian (Maureen), Todd (Melissa), Michael, Jr., Jason (Amanda); great-grandmother of Katie, Matthew, Gretchen, Brenden, Morgan, Amanda, Bronwyn and Erica. Memorial contributions may be...
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Gordon Lee Fine, Sr.

May 12, 1939 - May 30, 2018

Gordon Lee Fine, Sr., age 79, of Cleveland, Ohio; beloved husband of Yolanda J. Fine (nee Miller) for 59 years; loving father of Sandra Fine, Gordon Lee Fine, Jr., Joseph Fine (Kim), Jonathan D.H. Fine (Liz), the late Linda Fine, and the late Jeanette Fine; dear grandfather of 20 and great-grandfather of many; cherished brother of many siblings; son of the late Henry Herschel Fine and the late...
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Arnold E. Zietlow

July 4, 1935 - May 30, 2018

ARNOLD E. ZIETLOW, 82, dear brother to Kenneth "Bud" and the late George and Margie; uncle to Kathy, Doug, David, Darrell, Mike, Kevin, Krissy, and the late Kenny; loyal companion to dog, Debbie. Passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Memorials may be forwarded to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or Disabled American Veterans, 3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076....
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Maura V. Bakos

July 13, 1981 - May 30, 2018

MAURA V. BAKOS age 36 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of Michael Zitney for 10 years. Cherished daughter of Michael Bakos (deceased) and Laura O'Malley, step-daughter of Jerry Manning; loving sister of David Bakos; step-sister of Collen Kim, Katie Marley and Alaina Wagner; very loved daughter-in-law of Allen and Cindy Zitney; dear sister-in-law of Mark Zitney and Erik Zitney; Maura was a cherished...
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Irene Patricia Martin

February 16, 1954 - May 30, 2018

Irene Patricia Martin (nee English), age 64, of North Royalton, Ohio and formerly of Sheffield, Pennsylvania; beloved wife of Douglas Jay Martin for 32 years; loving sister of Pamela R. Lucks (David) and Jody E. Grolemund (Joseph); dear sister-in-law of Fred Martin, Jr. (Debi), Jack Martin (Diane), and Barb Phillips (Mark); aunt and cousin of many; daughter of the late Earl and Patricia (nee...
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Patricia A. Torok

August 22, 1924 - May 30, 2018

Patricia A. Torok (nee Harding), age 93 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Leonard J. Torok; loving mother of Raymond Torok (Kathleen), Leonard Torok, MD (Helen), Kathryn Lester (Dick, deceased) and Deborah Janosek (Thomas); dear grandmother of 9, great-grandmother of 10; sister of Florence Ebers and Jean Golob, both deceased. Patricia was a loving and supportive mother, grandmother and great...
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Donna Marie Pokorny

June 18, 1931 - May 30, 2018

Donna Marie Pokorny (nee Lotridge), age 86, beloved wife of the late George R.; loving mother of Judy Macak (Ron), Richard (Susan), and Michelle Mencke (Dale); grandmother of Joseph (deceased), Jessica, Ryan (Elizabeth), Kelli, Margaret, and Daniel; great grandmother of Jaida, Ashton, Briana, and James; sister of James Lotridge (deceased), Joan (living), and Joan Dickinson (deceased); aunt to...
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Craig J. Walter

May 20, 1963 - May 29, 2018

Craig James Walter, age 55 of Parma. Beloved father of Jackie DeLorenzo (Jim) and Elija Abrantes; cherished grandfather of Jade; son of Robert and Elizabeth (nee Sanford); brother of Scott Walter (Linda), Chris Walter (Patricia), Jamie Walter (Patricia) and Marybeth Walter; loving husband of Kathy Abrantes. Craig was born May 20, 1963 and passed away May 29, 2018. Private family services will be...
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Dennis Hay

July 27, 1956 - May 29, 2018

Dennis E. Hay, 61, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Beloved son of Joyce Radakovich and the late Lloyd Hay, loving father of Katie Hay, Rachel Hay, Leah Kattas, Jason Porter, and Lorena Alfonso; Fiance of Luz Mary Rodas Paloma; brother of Janice Pope, the late Donald Hay, Genevieve Newman, and David Hay. Uncle and dear friend of many. Friends may call the Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center...
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Geraldine M. Barone

June 20, 1945 - May 29, 2018

Geraldine M. Barone (nee Vinarcik), age 72 of Parma. Beloved wife of 53 years to Frank R. Barone; loving mother of Christopher Barone and Kimberly Barone; dear sister of Carol Motejlek and Robert Vinarcik; daughter of Ignatius and Anna (nee Furgalus) Vinarcik (both deceased). Geraldine enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, and meeting with her friends from The Happy Gabby Group. She passed away...
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Marion R. Taylor

May 10, 1927 - May 29, 2018

MARION R. TAYLOR, age 91 of Brook Park. Beloved husband of Pearl E. Taylor (nee Campbell) for 52 years; devoted father of Becka Buchanan (Ross), Marian Taylor, Verna Taylor, William Taylor, Rick Taylor (deceased) Ron Harsa, James Harsa (Chris) and Barry Harsa (deceased); loving grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 13; dear brother of Hilda Danley (deceased), Virginia Ropp, Janet Wikstrom ...
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Robert "Rob" Hayden

August 30, 1971 - May 28, 2018

Robert Mark Hayden, 46, of Avon Lake passed away suddenly May 28, 2018. Beloved husband of 23 years to Hope Hayden (Brlan), devoted father of Kierstyn (20), Madison (19), and Jason (16) all of Avon Lake. Loving son of Robert R. Hayden of Lorain and loving brother to Alexis Hayden also of Lorain. He was preceded in death by his mother, Natalie Hayden (Burich). Rob was a 1989 graduate of...
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Jeff Harte

July 3, 1973 - May 28, 2018

JEFF HARTE, 44, devoted husband to Celia; loving father to Jeff, Elizabeth, Melissa, Tori, Jeffery; cherished grandfather to Jojo, Cole, Calvin; dear son to Gloria Thorne and Martin Harte; beloved brother to Jason (Kim); uncle and friend to many. Passed away Monday, May 28, 2018. Service at the funeral home will be 7pm Thursday. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD,...
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Dennis John Svihlik

February 4, 1947 - May 27, 2018

Dennis J. Svihlik, age 71, of Garfield Heights, Ohio and of Kelleys Island, Ohio; beloved husband of the late JoAnn R. Svihlik (nee Kazak) who passed away suddenly on Friday, May 25, 2018; loving father of D.J. Svihlik (Laura), Chris Svihlik (Lara), and Greg Svihlik (Rachael); dear grandpa of Benjamin, Katie, Claire, and Johnny; cherished brother of Joyce McCann (Ron, deceased), and the late Jack...
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Robert M. Reindle

June 12, 1951 - May 27, 2018

ROBERT M. REINDLE, age 66 of Cleveland. Devoted father of Roxanne Reindle, Robert Reindle (Amy) and Joseph Reindle (deceased); cherished son of Valentine Reindle (deceased) and Marjorie Reindle (nee Ulmer); loving grandfather of Ashley, Amber, Austin, Wyatt, Jared, and Cody, great-grandfather of Aiden; dear brother of Joan Reindle, Tom Reindle and Mark Reindle (Dolly); dearest uncle and friend of...
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Thomas F. Koesel

September 4, 1953 - May 27, 2018

Thomas F. Koesel, age 64, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2018 with his beloved bride, Vicky, by his side. A proud veteran of the United States Navy, Tom served on the flight deck on the maiden voyage of the U.S.S. Nimitz. Following his service in the U.S. Navy, Tom embarked on a 35-year career in retail management, forming life-long bonds and friendships with many of his colleagues at Pick...
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Anthony "Tony" Hubish

June 14, 1924 - May 27, 2018

Anthony 'Tony' Hubish, age 93. Went to his heavenly forever home on May 27, 2018. Beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Bogusz); dearest father Julie Marjenin (Michael), and the late Walter; loving grandfather of Jennifer (Chris), Matthew, William and Rosalie; great-grandfather of August Rose; preceded in death by his parents in Poland, Jan and Pelagia; brother of the late John, Michael and Katia...
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Patricia A. Barbeck

April 7, 1933 - May 27, 2018

Patricia A. Barbeck, 85, of Parma. Passed away May 27, 2018, to be reunited in Heaven with her beloved husband Richard after 42 years apart. Loving mother of Kim Graf (Dan), Lisa Carr (Kenneth), Dawn Galeti (Bob), and Kelli Carr (Keith); devoted grandmother of Meghan (Ron), Kristen (Steve), Andrew (Greg), Mackenzie, Erin, Russell (Natalie), Lyndsey (Mike), Wesley, Claire, and Aubrey; GG of 9;...
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Gene Pletcher

August 14, 1936 - May 26, 2018

Gene Pletcher, age 81, of Elyria, passed away Saturday morning, May 26, 2018 at Huntington Woods in Westlake, Oh following a lengthy illness. He was born August 14, 1936 in Blue Rock, OH and moved to Elyria with his family as a young man. Gene started his career in the drywall business in 1958. In 1978, he began his own business, Pletcher Drywall in Elyria and also provided home insulation....
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Frank Patrick Szasz

March 14, 1948 - May 25, 2018

Frank Patrick Szasz, age 70, of Strongsville, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Friday, May 25, 2018. Frank is survived by his step-son Steve Umek (Ellen) of North Royalton, Ohio; siblings Diane Ziccardi (Mike) of Orange, California, and David Szasz of Crawfordsville, Indiana; and niece Svetlana Ziccardi of Orange, California. Frank was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn N. Szasz (nee Miller) in...
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JoAnn R. Svihlik

May 7, 1953 - May 25, 2018

JoAnn R. Svihlik (nee Kazak), age 65, of Garfield Heights, Ohio and of Kelleys Island, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Dennis J. Svihlik who passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 27, 2018; loving mother of D.J. Svihlik (Laura), Chris Svihlik (Lara), and Greg Svihlik (Rachael); dear grandma of Benjamin, Katie, Claire, and Johnny; cherished sister of Jim Kazak (Marion, deceased), the late John Kazak...
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William Frank, Jr.

February 13, 1960 - May 25, 2018

William E. "Bill" Frank, Jr., 58, of Sheffield Lake, passed away on May 26, 2018. He was born February 13, 1960, in Fairview Park, Ohio, to parents William Sr. and Nancy Frank (nee Hutteman). Bill belonged to Operating Engineers, Local 18, where he worked as a crane operator until retiring after 30 years. He enjoyed watching Ohio State games and Cleveland sports, especially the Indians, and he...
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Richard Edward Atkins

April 16, 1949 - May 25, 2018

Richard Edward Atkins, age 69, of Brook Park, Ohio; beloved husband of Bertha J. Atkins (nee Zielinski) for 47 years; loving father of Richard E. Atkins, Jr. (Teea C. Atkins); dear grandfather of Danielle, Mikey, Randy, Katie, James, and Marie, and great-grandfather of Tommy, Alaynah, Natalie, Little James, Claire, and Xander. Richard was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a retired plumber. He enjoyed...
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Robert Shaffer

August 6, 1957 - May 25, 2018

Robert Edward Shaffer (1957-2018) Our hearts are aching, there is no joy; we see an old man but remember the boy. Bobby was the beloved son of Caroline (deceased) and brother of Craig Roebuck (deceased), Linda (Steiber) Szymanski, Shelley Johnson (Ben), Leo Roebuck (Debbie), and Dennis Shaffer (Sharon). Our hearts go out to his sons; Robert Jr. and Justin, and, his best friend of over fifty...
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Rodger Parsons

August 14, 1940 - May 23, 2018

Rodger Parsons, 77 years of age, passed away May 23, 2018 at Story Point Memory Unit in Avon Lake, OH. He was born August 14, 1940 in St. Albans, West Virginia. He served 2 years in the Army most of which were spent in Korea. He moved to Ohio in the '60's and became a welder with Boilermakers Union 744 out of Cleveland. He retired from there in 1995. Rodger caddied in his youth and subsequently...
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John DeLassus

June 14, 1938 - May 23, 2018

John Leslie DeLassus, 79, of Avon Lake, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Beloved husband of Georgette; loving brother of Dorothy Harmon; brother in-law of Suzette Birch (Randy), Becky Hopper (Bill); uncle of Rob Ransom (Julie), Dave Ransom (Kim), and Cathy Watson (Brian). A private service will be held for his family on Friday, followed by burial at Lakewood Park Cemetery. A celebration of...
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Virginia S. Kirkpatrick

September 18, 1934 - May 23, 2018

Virginia Kirkpatrick (nee Spillar), age 83. Loving wife of the late Robert T. Kirkpatrick; beloved mother of Brian Kirkpatrick and Kevin Kirkpatrick; cherished grandmother of Heather Smith (Joshua) and great-grandmother of Aiden Smith and dear daughter of Frank and Nellie (nee Rice) Spillar. Virginia passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Private family services will be held. Private interment at...
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Gordon A. Luecht

August 31, 1929 - May 22, 2018

Gordon A. Luecht, 88, beloved husband of the late Eleanor "Ellie" (nee Shredl); loving father of Gayle, Susan, Michael (Bonnie), Jeffrey (Diane), Gregory (Kristy), Brian (Yasmin); grandfather of Joy, Caitlyn, Justin, Kayla, Richard, Robert (Sarah), Cory (Sara), Christopher (Stephanie), Marc, Michael, and Mia; great-grandfather of Nathaniel, Ryan, and McKenna; brother of the late Roland and Noreen...
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Thomas R. Loehr

February 15, 1947 - May 22, 2018

Thomas R. Loehr, 71, of Westlake passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Devoted husband of Linda A. (nee Lawrence); dear brother of Richard (Carol), Jacqueline (the late Juergen) Kaesgen. Loving uncle, great uncle and great-great uncle of many nieces and nephews. Thomas was born February 15, 1947 in Lakewood, OH to the late Robert W. and Margaret M. (nee Reddington). Thomas founded Loehr...
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John Thomas Shook

June 3, 1964 - May 22, 2018

John Thomas Shook, 53, of Avon Lake, formerly of Youngstown, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. John was born in Youngstown on June 3, 1964, and graduated from Canfield High School. He began an apprenticeship with the Davis Velker Funeral Home at the age of 16, and graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. John married Paola (nee Gulutz) on June 14, 1997 in East...
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Charles Eugene "Chuck" Toothman

January 13, 1963 - May 21, 2018

Charles Eugene "Chuck" Toothman, age 55, of Garfield Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Ann Marie Toothman (nee Heutsche) for 22 years; loving father of Jonah Toothman (Nicole), Joshua Toothman, and Jacob Toothman (Mandy); Papa-T to Mikayla and Great Papa-T to Paislee; dear son of the late Charles and Helen (nee Milam) Toothman; cherished brother of Mona Lachovych, Brenda Long (Johnny), Debi Bauer...
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Logan B. Massey

February 10, 2004 - May 21, 2018

Logan Brady Massey, age 14, went to be with his Lord and Savior on May 21, 2018 at home with his family by his side, after a 5 year battle with brain cancer. Beloved son of Jason and Catherine; cherished brother of Amira; loving grandson of Minerva (Paul, deceased) Rouhana, Cheryl Harris, David and Paula Massey; dear great grandson of James and Grace Massey; and dearest nephew, cousin and...
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Donald Greive

October 4, 1931 - May 20, 2018

Donald E. Greive, 86, of Avon Lake, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018. Donald was born in Litchfield, Ohio on October 4, 1931 and grew up in the town of Spencer along with his four brothers; Claude, Lenny, Fin and Ken. The boys grew up working on a farm and he and Ken would sell produce at West Side Market. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1949, and later joined the navy and was assigned...
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Alma (nee Froehlich) Ford

February 27, 1927 - May 20, 2018

ALMA P. FORD (nee Froehlich), 91, dear wife to the late Edward; loving mother of James (Marge), late Edward (Claudia), Joseph (Karen), Sharon Meyer (Tim), Robert (Karen); dear grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 18; loving aunt and mom to many; sister of Edwin Froehlich. Preceded in death by two sisters, two brothers, and parents Edwin and Minnie Froehlich (nee Hartmann). Passed away...
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Carlton Mitchell

July 5, 1952 - May 19, 2018

Carlton D. Mitchell passed away peacefully on May 19, 2018. He is survived by Karen Mitchell (nee Moir), his wife of 38 years. He was born July 5, 1952 and spent most of his childhood in Avon Lake. He is a veteran of the U. S. Navy, stationed in San Diego and serving on the U.S.S. Mount Vernon for four years. After the Navy, he worked for U.S. Steel, received an Associate's degree in accounting...
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James J. Kolousek, Sr.

November 9, 1951 - May 17, 2018

James J. Kolousek Sr., age 66, of Parma, OH. Loving companion of Sally. Dear father of Sam (Cheryl), Chris, James Jr. (Katelyn Reppa) and Ryan. Loving grandfather of Kristina, Mason, and Mia. Dear brother of Anne Rindfleisch Mann (Gary). Uncle of Rosanne Cifani (Jerry) and great uncle of Gianna. Son of the late George and Helen Kolousek. James enjoyed his family, his tools, his garden and his...
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Robert Carl Knaack

August 19, 1935 - May 17, 2018

Robert C. Knaack, age 82. Retired Chief of the Twinsburg, OH Police Department. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Mawby). Dear father of Jodee Jacobs (Scott), Kellee Shaw, Chip Knaack, Step-father of Jim Barry (Tara), Michael Barry (Tina) and Tricia Barry. Cherished grandfather of Joree Novotny (Ryan), Jason Jacobs (Lara), D.J. Sheen, Jessica Sheen, Jenna Sheen, Michael Barry Jr., Madeline Barry,...
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Lawrence "Larry" C. Moavero

March 4, 1940 - May 17, 2018

LAWRENCE "LARRY" C. MOAVERO, age 78 years, died May 16, 2018, devoted son of the late John and Anna (nee Bandsuh), cherished brother of John (deceased) and Albert (deceased), beloved father of Tracy, Michael and Patti (Mike) whom he parented with former spouse, Lynn. Known affectionately as "Poppy" to grandchildren: Nathan, Sarah, Zak and Casey, step-father of Barb (Matt) and Caroline (Vit)....
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Emily Barth

July 26, 1945 - May 16, 2018

Emily Anne Barth, 72 of Avon Lake, went home to heaven on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born July 26, 1945 to parents Angelo and Rose (nee Bandera) Calcaterra in Detriot, MI. Emily was the biggest hearted, most generously kind person; she was absolutely committed to her Lord and her responsibilities. She was a fierce protector of truth and right; tireless in her efforts...
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Kathy Pawlitsch

June 24, 1950 - May 15, 2018

Kathy L. Pawlitsch, 67, of Westlake passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. She was born June 24, 1950 to the late Robert and Catherine Cooper in Cleveland, OH. Kathy began her career working in the retail business for Higbee's Department Store in downtown Cleveland where she started her 25 year career as a buyer. She moved on to Kline's Department Store as an on-the-road sales representative...
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Walter "Wally" Sachartschuk

May 14, 1941 - May 15, 2018

WALTER SACHARTSCHUK (WALLY), husband of Debra; father of Walter, Joseph, and Doreen; grandfather to Rachael, Nicholas, Tori; great-grandfather to Arionna, Izabella, Mila; beloved family Janice, Sherri, Josh, and Rachael. Preceded in death by his father Michael Sachartschuk, mother Olga (Olha) Antoniuk, brothers John and Nicholas. He was born May 14, 1941 and passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018...
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Frank John Normali

January 5, 1934 - May 15, 2018

Frank J. Normali "FJN," age 84, of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband of Marilyn L. Spillner (nee Lilley) for 19 years; loving father of Deborah (Alex), Dawn, Scott, and Diane (Paul); dear grandfather of Michelle, Nisa, Kera, Lauren, Robert, Iliana, Michael, and Marrianna, and great-grandfather of Korrina, Alexis, Jorin, and Bryan; son of the late Frank Normali, Sr. and Elsie and Ray Nickoson;...
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Alice H. Ball

March 23, 1925 - May 15, 2018

Alice Ball, age 93; daughter of the late George and Evelyn; beloved mother of Gerry Evon (nee Mikoch), Frankie (deceased) and Gary (Barbara); grandmother of Dane Mikoch and Jolene Kahn (Adam); great-grandmother of Walden Kahn; sister of the late Virginia and Melvin; aunt of several. Alice passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be forwarded to PAWS, PO Box 24651,...
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Mildred L. Warden

December 28, 1919 - May 13, 2018

Mildred L. Warden (nee Slayton) 98, Passed away on May 13, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Howard; cherished mother of Elizabeth Pellillo, Patricia Paul (Robert), Dora Richardson (William); loving grandmother of Dora, Jacquie, Matthew, Annmarie, Jennifer, Ben, Lee and Neil; great-grandmother of 13 and great-great grandmother of 3. U.S. Army WWII Vet (1st...
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Jack Kinsner

May 29, 1923 - May 12, 2018

Jack H. Kinsner passed away on May 12, 2018, just two weeks shy of his 95th birthday. He was preceded in death by Betty Bidner Kinsner, his wife of almost 64 years. He is survived by brother Jim Kinsner (Nancy) of Bowling Green, KY; daughters Kathy Kinsner (Josh Rubin) of NYC, Sue Pepper Warga (Tim) of Athens, OH, and Lisa Kinsner Scheer (Steve) of Avon Lake; companion Jean Lamvermeyer;...
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Anthony Guy Ipsaro

February 21, 1957 - May 12, 2018

Anthony Guy Ipsaro, age 61; Beloved father of Cara Eckerfield (John) and Anthony J. (Brenna); grandfather of Brandt, Johnny, Giovanni, Liam, and Xander; brother of Charles (Cynthia) and Michael (Wendy); son of the late Charles F. and Rose M.; uncle and cousin of many. Passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. Interment at Mapleshade Cemetery at 2pm with memorial gathering to follow at Independence...
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Thomas Gorgas

October 13, 1934 - May 12, 2018

Thomas Gorgas, 83 of Bay Village, passed away at home Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born October 13, 1934 to parents Walter and Mary Ann (nee Wrona) Gorgas in New Castle, PA. Formerly a member of the US Air Force and an employee of US Steel as a superintendent, Tom was also a long-time member of Bay Village Community Band and the Hillcrest Concert Band, the Bay Village Historical Society where...
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Austra Marie Lennartz

July 10, 1957 - May 11, 2018

Austra Marie Lennartz, 60, of Oakwood Village. Beloved daughter of the late Walter and Angeline; dear sister of Jeff (Judith). Passed away on May 11, 2018, of sepsis. She was cared for at Hattie Larlham group home in Oakwood for the past 25 years, following 10 years at Haven Hill Home in Brecksville. Because of Austra, Angeline in the mid-1960s founded Children Forever Classes and Children...
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Esther R. Guenther

April 2, 1926 - May 11, 2018

Esther R. Guenther (nee Pfaff), age 92, beloved wife of Carl Guenther for 66 years; loving mother of Gary (Barbara), Dale (Lorraine), Linda Prill (Al); cherished grandmother of eight; great grandmother of two; dear sister of the following deceased, Ruth Russell and Margaret Horvath and sister in law of John Russell. Esther passed away Friday May 11, 2018. She was a founding member of Parma...
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Carl P. Angeline

September 11, 1931 - May 11, 2018

Carl P. Angeline, 86, of Rocky River. Beloved husband of the late Martha (nee Sittinger); loving father of Raymond (Judy), Carla Muhlbauer (Walt), Linda Higginbotham (Mark), Carl, Terry, Valerie Holt (Scott), Trina Reed (Frank) and Karen Tompkins (Brian); devoted grandfather of 13 and great-grandfather of 8; dear brother of Norma Cassette (Angelo) and the late Rita Lewis, Louise Angeline, Gina...
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John Wallace

July 25, 1943 - May 10, 2018

John William Wallace, age 74, of Sheffield Lake, died suddenly of natural causes. Mr. Wallace was born on July 25, 1943 to Michael Douglas Wallace, Sr. and Dorothy Emma (nee Wilson) Wallace in Lorain, Ohio. He was a graduate of Lorain St. Mary High School Class of 1961. John was a veteran of the U.S. Army Security Agency, having served as a Crypto Operator at Nordae Taserne, Germany. John...
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Ruth H. Morris

February 28, 1929 - May 10, 2018

Ruth H. Morris (nee Duna), 89, of Lakewood, OH, beloved mother of Donna Bert and Debra Willoh; dear grandmother of Jennifer A. Willoh. Passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018. Ruth retired from Bonne Bell after 27 years. She loved taking trips to Amish Country. She will forever be in our hearts. Memorial contributions may be made to A Special Wish, 1360 E 9th St #1000, Cleveland, OH 44114. Friends may...
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Donald Taylor Jackson, Jr.

May 17, 1946 - May 10, 2018

Donald Taylor Jackson Jr., age 71, beloved husband of Jean (nee Foose) for 42 years; loving father of Donald "DJ III" (Mary) and Sarah Ludwig (Ben); grandfather of Evan, Kiersten, and Lily; son of Doris and the late Donald Sr.; and brother of Glenn and Jill Stephens (Scott). Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Memorials may be forwarded to Seasons of Life Hospice, 9511 W...
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Maltie Marie Deering

October 3, 1927 - May 10, 2018

Maltie Marie Deering (nee Kidd) 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at the Genesis Nursing Home in Bryan, Ohio. Maltie was born on October 3, 1927, in Millstons, KY., to Mr. and Mrs. Worley and Lizzie Kidd. She moved to New London, Oh. in May of 1950, then to Elyria, in 1973 she happily made her home there for 45 years. She has resided in Bryan with family since 2009. Maltie...
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Raymond Albert Jupina

November 20, 1934 - May 10, 2018

Raymond "Ray" Albert Jupina, 83 of Avon Lake passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018. He was born November 20, 1934 to parents Albert and Mary (nee Woyan) Jupina. Ray was known as the "Mayor of Fay Avenue" where he loved to watch over the neighborhood. He enjoyed classic cars, C.B. radio, yard-work and polka music. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Ann Marie; children Noreen Clifford (Scott) of...
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Kenneth Howard Runyon

November 1, 1941 - May 9, 2018

Kenneth Howard Runyon of Parma, Ohio formerly of Lenore, WV, died on May 9th, 2018 in Parma. Born November 1, 1941. Son of the late Kenny and Marie Runyon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Runyon and brother Grover Runyon. Kenneth Howard was self-employed before retiring. He loved his family and friends, racing cars, riding motorcycles, hunting,...
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