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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.

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


Our Obituaries

Anne Novotny Myers

July 11, 1919 - February 24, 2015

Anne Novotny Myers peacefully passed away February 24, 2015 at the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, Ohio. Born on July 11, 1919 to Joseph A. and Mary L. Novotny in Cleveland, OH she was a graduate of West Tech High School. Very active in The Intercollegiate Newman Club, she met her future husband while serving at The Newman Center on the campus of Western Reserve University in 1949. ...
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Edward G. Hawersaat

July 17, 1925 - February 23, 2015

Edward George Hawersaat, age 89 of North Royalton, OH passed away on February 23, 2015. Beloved husband of Mary A. (nee Reska) for 65 years; loving father of Cynthia Orsburn (Jack, deceased), Pamela Slepko (Richard), Nancy Stearns and Lori Mucha (Michael); grandfather of Amy, Daniel, Heather, Phillip, Lisa, Ryan, Paul, Nathanael, Andrew, Matthew, and Stephen; great-grandfather of Jose, Carissa,...
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Joseph Vucek

September 28, 1917 - February 23, 2015

Joseph Vucek, age 97, beloved husband of the late Ann (nee Undeni); father of Skip Vucek (Cheryl); grandfather of Greg (Jan), Gary (Renee), and Virginia Wendling (Paul); great grandfather of Michael, Kimberly, Alicia, Bill, and Alexis. US Army Veteran WWII. Passed away Monday, February 23, 2015. Service at the Funeral Home on Saturday, February 28, at 10am. Interment to follow at Brooklyn Hts....
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Donna J. Powell

November 20, 1935 - February 22, 2015

Donna J. Powell (nee Wells), age 79 of Parma Hts.; Loving mother of Joyce Huffman (David), Diane Herynk (Jay) and Robert Powell (Jenni); cherished grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 3; dear sister of Greg Wells (Tina). Preceded in death by her former husband, Jesse Powell. Donna passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. Memorial Service at North Royalton Baptist Church, 6616 Royalton Road, North...
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Joseph Bennett Divis

September 4, 1946 - February 21, 2015

Joseph Bennett Divis, age 68, of Dandridge, Tennessee. Beloved husband of Bette (nee Reichow) for 47 years. Loving father of Heidi Divis, Jim Divis (Tricia), Sue Zavasnik (Brian), Debbie Wodzisz (Dave); Grandfather of 8 and Great-Grandfather of 2. Mr. Divis passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Dandridge, Tennessee. The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge...
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Eleanor P. Tober

March 29, 1922 - February 21, 2015

Eleanor P. Tober (nee Koch), age 92 of North Olmsted, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015. Beloved wife for 66 years of the late Norman F.; loving mother of Linda Lang (Michael), Gary (Maria) and Diane Primrose (William); grandmother of Heather, Amy (Nate), Michelle, Erin, Ilalia (Adam), Brian, Kevin, Jennifer, Kip (Kelly) and David; great-grandmother of Tyson, Bria, Caleb, Nora, Jack and...
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Richard "Pat" Kurtz

February 9, 1928 - February 21, 2015

RICHARD D. "PAT" KURTZ, 87, loving husband of the late Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Kurtz (Novak); dear father of Betty Ann Hall (Gary) & Joan Stadtler; grandfather of Kim Barkley, Erica Wood (John), Karl Stadtler, Derik Stadtler, Bryan Stadtler; great-grandfather of Lauren Wood & Gabriel Wood; uncle of many. Preceded in death by brothers Daniel, Donald, Richard L.; sisters Virginia and Lois; parents...
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Blanche Jackson Shimell

December 6, 1918 - February 21, 2015

Blanche M. Shimell (nee Jackson), 96, of Strongsville, beloved wife of the late Robert M.; loving mother of R. Bruce of Middleburg Hts., and Bradford R. (Kate) of Reading, PA.; Grandmother of Ashley, Corey, Derek, Cody, Nichole (Carl) and Garrett (Melody). Passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015. Memorials may be forwarded to the American Lung Association, 1621 Euclid Ave., Suite 930, Cleveland,...
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Georgene M. (nee Scheuring) Hutkay

August 15, 1938 - February 20, 2015

Georgene M. Hutkay (nee Scheuring), age 76 of Brooklyn; Loving wife of William; dear mother of Tracy Bihun (Leo), Ty Hutkay (Keri); loving grandmother of Nadia, Brennan, Austin, Nina, Hayden and step grandmother of Ali, Kyleigh, Bailie, AJ; aunt of many. Preceded in death by brother Alvin Scheuring, sister and best friend Doris Myer and parents George & Helen Scheuring. Passed away Friday,...
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Daniel Lee Bentley

February 19, 2015

Daniel Lee Bentley, infant son of Desiree Lee Rogers and Daniel Bentley, Jr. of Lorain passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015. Family and Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 6:00pm until time of memorial services at 7:30pm. Pastor Jason Keith will officiate. 440-933-3202 www.buschcares.com
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Jerry A. Volchko

October 8, 1942 - February 19, 2015

JERRY A. VOLCHKO, age 72 of Parma. Best friend of Sharon Volchko (nee Arden), devoted father of Lisa Sprouse (Jesse) and Jennifer Kakos (Joseph), loving grandfather of John, Laura, Zak and Tori, dearest son of the late John Volchko and Jennie Volchko (nee Vayda). Passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA FROM 6 PM, MONDAY,...
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Eleanor Julia Sanislo

February 9, 1918 - February 17, 2015

Eleanor Julia Sanislo (nee Orolim), age 97, of Parma Heights, Ohio, and former long-time resident of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Stephen Joseph Sanislo who passed away in March 2007; loving mother of Lynne Evans (Tom) of Broadview Heights, Ohio, Michele Weston (Del) of Arizona, and Jan Sanislo; dear grandmother of Bradley Thomas (Jill Frister, fiance), Hillary Evans, Daniel...
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Gayle L. Solomon

June 7, 1949 - February 17, 2015

Gayle L. Solomon (nee Karp), age 65; beloved wife of Walter; loving mother of Steven (Brenda) and Shawn (Carrie); grandmother of Kalyn and Keighly; great grandmother of Amora; dear daughter of Andrew Karp and the late Kathryn; sister of Dale, Sharon (Hank), Gary, Nancy (Louis), the late Terry (Dennis deceased), Andrea (Ken), Kelly (Stan) and Dawn (Jeff). Passed away on Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015, she...
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Mary B. Diedrich

August 24, 1929 - February 17, 2015

MARY B. DIEDRICH, age 85 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of the late James H. Diedrich, devoted mother of Steven J. Diedrich (Lydia), David L. Diedrich (Paula), Alan R. Diedrich (Paula) and Amy J. Faustina (Greg), mother-in-law of the late Linda Kovach Diedrich, loving grandmother of Scott Diedrich, John Diedrich, Michael Diedrich, Matthew Diedrich (Lynse), Caitlin Bowen (Jack), Mallory Frantz ...
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William C. "Bill" Furnas

July 27, 1923 - February 16, 2015

William C. "Bill" Furnas, 91 of Avon, formerly of Dayton passed away peacefully, surrounded by love, on Monday, February 16, 2015. Bill was born in West Milton, OH on July 27, 1923. He served in the Navy and then was a pilot in the Army AirCorp during WWII. Bill worked in advertising as a copywriter. He was employed with Marschalk, self-employed with Kinsey, Furnas & French, and later for...
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Henry Raymond Schwaab

January 27, 1933 - February 15, 2015

Henry Raymond Schwaab, age 82, of Cleveland, Ohio; father of Elizabeth Ann Voeks of DeBary, Florida; brother of Robert Carl Schwaab of Cleveland; dear son of the late Henry John and Elsie Frieda (nee Toll) Schwaab. Henry was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War era, and worked for many years in carpet & floor covering sales. He passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015. Funeral service...
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Jennie Helm

November 30, 1942 - February 15, 2015

Jennie Helm (nee Ursic), age 72 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Roger; loving mother of Michael and Mark (Mary); caring grandmother of Nicole, Nicholas, Justin, Judith and Jordan; great-grandmother of Emmy, Kaylee and Ava; sister of Judy (Art), Joe (Joan), John and Jim. Jennie passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 15, 2014. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's...
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Ralph Edward Lehman

October 30, 1920 - February 15, 2015

Ralph Edward Lehman passed away quietly on February 15, 2015 at the tender age of 94 years. During his last days on Earth, he was surrounded by his grandchildren, his children, and his wife of 20 years. Ralph came into this world on October 30, 1920 in the kitchen of his parents' home on West 38th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born as a second generation American in his family. His...
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Greg L. Collette

October 4, 1953 - February 15, 2015

Greg L. Collette, 61 of Sheffield Lake passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Louis Stoke Medical Center. Greg was born in Monroe, MI on October 4, 1953. He served 2 years in the US Marine Corp and Vietnam. Greg was self-employed and Owner of Greg Pools Service. He enjoyed bowling, especially with the Garfield Heights Couples League. Greg also appreciated music and liked playing cards. ...
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Robert L. Radabaugh

January 23, 1932 - February 15, 2015

Robert L. Radabaugh, 83, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, February 15, 2015 following a short illness. He was born January 23, 1932 in Burk, West Virginia. Robert graduated from Arthurdale High School in Arthurdale, West Virginia. He served in the United States Navy from 1952-1956. He retired from the City of Elyria as Operator of the Elyria Waste Water Treatment Plant where he worked for 26...
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Terrence "Dewey" Rafferty

December 3, 1969 - February 15, 2015

Terrence "Dewey" Rafferty, 45, of Brooklyn; loving father of Mollie; wonderful son of Linda and the late Terrence Rafferty, Sr.; the best brother of Beth Thrall (Dale); uncle of Megan and Dale Jr.; cousin and friend to many. He enjoyed riding his Harley and working on his house. He was a mechanic at AJ Rose Manufacturing for 20 years. Passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 15, 2015. Friends...
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August Tischer

February 14, 2015

August E. Tischer, age 92. Beloved husband of Aline L. (nee Jacquemain) for 69 years; loving father of August L. Tischer (Shirley), Karen Piatak, and Leo A. Tischer; grandfather of August IV, Kristen, April Gunderman (Joe), Lauren, Mark Jr., and Michael; great grandfather of August V, Blythe, Cynthia and Jacqueline; brother of the following deceased, William, Cecelia and Eleanor. August was a...
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Barbara Jean Jeannie Turner

June 21, 1949 - February 14, 2015

Barbara Jean "Jeannie" Turner (nee Delinsky) 65 of Avon Lake Formerly of Harrisburg, passed away suddenly, Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Metro Hospital. Jeannie was born June 21, 1949 in Lorain and was a 1967 graduate of Admiral King High School. Jeannie worked in petroleum equipment sales for Petro-Com and then Emil Pawlik Equipment Sales of Richfield. She was once a member of the...
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Danny R. DeMattie

August 14, 1959 - February 13, 2015

Danny R. DeMattie, age 55 of Berea, beloved son of Edward DeMattie (Gayle) and the late Lucille D. (nee Forchner); loving brother of Louis DeMattie (Denise) and Theresa Sterpka (Bob); uncle of many. Passed away on Friday, February 13, 2015. Memorials may be made to a charity of donor's choice. Funeral Service at the Funeral Home on Friday, February 20 at 11am. Interment to follow at Holy Cross...
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Jack C. Colton

June 29, 1933 - February 13, 2015

Jack C. Colton, 81 of Rocky River formerly of Westlake, passed away, Friday, February 13, 2015 at Fairview Hospital. Mr. Colton was born June 29, 1933 in Madison and had lived in Rocky River the past 15 years. He was a graduate of West Tech High School, Cleveland and served in the National Guard. Mr. Colton was a builder and land developer owning several companies including and most...
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Sue Dichtl

December 3, 1932 - February 13, 2015

Sue Dichtl (nee Damon), age 82; loving wife of the late Donald Dichtl; beloved mother of Donna Dichtl, Chuck Dichtl (Terri), James Dichtl, William Dichtl (Paulette), Mary Jo Moutsios (William) and John Dichtl; grandmother of 7; great-grandmother of 2; sister of Thomas Damon (Anita) and the late James Damon; sister-in-law of Arla Mae Damon. Sue was a beautiful singer, a member of Parma...
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Catherine "Kay" Carver

July 24, 1933 - February 12, 2015

CATHERINE A. "KAY" CARVER, 81, loving wife of Delvin; dear mother of James (Connie); cherished grandmother of Ian (Christine), Erin (Dave) Pascoe, Annie (Stephane Legal); great-grandmother of Alex, Bella, Layla, Logan, Henry, and Lorelei; sister of 9. Passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to American Diabetes Assoc., 4500 Rockside Road, Suite 440...
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John J. Stack, Sr.

June 2, 1921 - February 12, 2015

JOHN J. STACK, SR., 93, beloved husband of 71 years of Josephine F. Stack (nee Krejci); loving father of JoAnn Smith (Lester), John J. Stack Jr. (Kathy), Joseph Stack (Janice), Judy Ramage (Wayland); grandfather of 10, great-grandfather of 26, great-great-grandfather of 2; brother of Marie Kovar (John), the late Martin Stack (Pat), and two infant brothers. U.S. Army Veteran serving in WWII, 99th...
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Robert P. Hill, Sr.

March 4, 1935 - February 12, 2015

ROBERT P. HILL, SR., 79, dear husband of the late Wanda "Ilene"; loving father of Paula Dysert (the late Danny), Diane Headrick (Rick), Robert Jr., Belinda Wallace (Jim), Hillory, Kellie Copen (Ed); grandfather, great-grandfather, and uncle to many; brother of Donnie Hill (Barb), Arcoma Tippet (Tom); son of the late Hillory and Beulah Hill. Passed away Thursday, February 12, 2015.
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James C. "Jim" Sorg

May 7, 1940 - February 11, 2015

James C. "Jim" Sorg, 74, Beloved husband of Denise V. (nee Inch), loving father of James (Susan), Jeffrey, John (Candace) and the late Tricia Luxenburg; grandfather of Charlie, Sam, Kenzie, Izzy, Max, Miranda, Ethan and Lauren; brother of Robert Sorg (Barbara), Barbara Kellam (Ron), Mary Jo Richardson, Richard Sorg, Betsy Chermak and Teri McManaman (Mike); uncle of many. Passed away Wednesday...
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Elmeris Ellie Marcucci

January 20, 1921 - February 11, 2015

Elmeris "Ellie" Marcucci (nee Ridolfi), 94 of Avon Lake, formerly of Sheffield Lake passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. She was born on January 20, 1921 in Fano, Italy. At age 8 Ellie moved to Buffalo, NY and at age 37 she moved to Sheffield Lake. She graduated from Kensington High School in Buffalo and worked as a program director for 22 years with Brunswick...
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Lillian M. Muniak

April 25, 1918 - February 10, 2015

Lillian M. Muniak (nee Soltis), 96 of Rocky River, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Mrs. Muniak was born April 25, 1918 in Cleveland. She was a graduate of West High School, Cleveland. To help ends meet at Christmas Time, Lillian would work at the post office. She was a member of St. Leo Church and a Volunteer Sacristan at The Normandy where she had made her home...
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Beverly (nee Schenke) Sunseri

August 13, 1931 - February 10, 2015

Beverly J. Sunseri (nee Schenke) 83 of Avon Lake formerly of Bay Village, passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015 following a lengthy illness at Rae Ann Suburban Center, Westlake. Mrs. Sunseri was born August 13, 1931 in Cleveland. She had worked as a model for Higbees and Halles Department Stores, mostly wedding dresses in her late teens and early twenties and then women's fashions. She was also...
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Kenny Ramsey

February 22, 1932 - February 10, 2015

Kenny Ramsey 82 of Sheffield Lake, formerly of Gassaway, WV, passed away February 10, 2015 at Mercy Regional Hospital Medical Center, Lorain. Mr. Ramsey was born February 22, 1932 in Frametown, WV and had lived in Sheffield Lake the past 47 years. Kenny worked for the Ford Motor Company Brookpark retiring as a Core Dipper from the Foundry after 33 ½ years of service. He was a member of the...
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Mary "Lee" Stockard

February 6, 1934 - February 10, 2015

Beloved mother of Leslee (Pete), Joni, Judy (Mike), Joy (Mike), Janet; grandmother of Mandy, Melissa, Alex, Erika, Emily, Valerie, Mike, Jennifer, Jessica, Brooke, Taylor & great-grandmother of Haley, Kaden, Riley, & Lilly Rose. Passed away Tuesday, February 10, 2015. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Mary's Church, Avon with burial in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers,...
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Alba L. Seitz

March 22, 1938 - February 10, 2015

Alba L. Seitz (nee Bornancin), age 76, beloved wife of 56 years to Elroy Seitz; loving mother of William Seitz (Colleen) and the late Edward Seitz (Joyce); grandmother of Shannon and William Cody; sister of Lee Bahara (Edward deceased), the late Hilda Paukert (Alvin deceased), the late Elio Bornancin (Marian deceased), and the late John Bornancin (Marie); dear aunt of many and friend to all that...
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David Wayne Grimmett

February 9, 2015

DAVID WAYNE GRIMMETT, passed away suddenly on February 9, 2015. He was a graduate of N. Royalton High School. Dave had a passion for the sick so he became a registered nurse, and loved caring for the sick and helpless. Beloved son of Jack Sr. and Peggy Grimmett (nee Richmond). Loved Father of Samantha, Alyssa, and step-daughter Brittany. Dear brother of Jack "Randy" Jr., Diana Molen and her...
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David W. McClenahan

September 4, 1940 - February 9, 2015

David W. McClenahan, 74, a resident of Avon Lake since 1965, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 9, 2015. David was born in Jerusalem, Israel on September 4, 1940. He attended Bob Jones University and graduated from Toccoa Falls Institute in Georgia where he played basketball, track and soccer. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, Plank owner and Air Traffic Controller on USS Enterprise. David...
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Gerda Potz

March 25, 1929 - February 8, 2015

Gerda Potz, age 85 of Westlake, wife of George Potz of 46 years. Mother of Jackie Johanni (Michael), step mother of George G. Potz (Esmeralda), Kimberly Darusz (Bernard), and grandmother of 8. Best friend of Ahmie Turk and sister of Rodney Ruedele. Gerda was a retired teacher from the Berea School System. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 8, 2015. In lieu of...
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Pauline J. Thoma

June 30, 1918 - February 8, 2015

After spending 57 years in the newspaper business, Pauline Thoma retired in 1993 from the Cleveland Plain Dealer, where she had been a reporter for 24 years. Pauline June (Leonhard) Thoma was born June 30, 1918, in Irwin, Pa. She grew up in Lakewood and then Fairview Village, where her dreams of becoming a professional writer blossomed. She always considered it some kind of miracle that she was...
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Dennis W. Zamberlan

June 26, 1945 - February 8, 2015

Dennis W. Zamberlan, age 69 of Richfield; beloved husband and best friend of Jennie; brother of the late Karen Shick; brother-in-law of Karen Stark (Charlie) and Patty Donovan; uncle of Justin (Kristen), Jessica (Tim), Patrick (Merry), Michelle (Jon) and Brian; great uncle of Austin, Liliana and Kennedy; cousin and friend to many. Retired Parma school teacher who touched the lives of many through...
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Mary Sciuva

September 7, 1913 - February 8, 2015

MARY SCIUVA (nee Gentile), age 101 of Solon. Beloved wife of the late Sam, devoted mother of Joseph (deceased), Sam (deceased) (Theresa), Ray (Linda) and Jim (Kathy), loving grandmother of 15, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother of many, dear sister of James Martines (Marilyn), Vincetta Cro (Dominic, deceased) and the following deceased: Ray Gentile (Jennie, deceased), Babe Zarbo ...
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Robert "Bob" Brandt

November 9, 1923 - February 8, 2015

Robert "Bob" Brandt, age 91, of Parma, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family, following a battle with congestive heart failure. Bob was born on November 9, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a graduate of James Ford Rhodes High School in Cleveland. For three years Bob served his country in the United States Army during World War II. A longtime member...
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Edgar F. Eckenrode

July 21, 1918 - February 8, 2015

Edgar F. Eckenrode, 96 of Sheffield Lake passed away peacefully of natural causes on Sunday, February 8, 2015. He was born on July 21, 1918 in Patton, PA. He worked at General Motors in Parma retiring after 25 years. Edgar was an avid Cleveland Indians fan and spent his winter months in Florida following retirement. Edgar is survived by his children Donna Woods (Jim) of Sheffield Lake,...
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Lynette M. Elchesen

April 8, 1940 - February 7, 2015

Lynette M. Elchesen (nee Houk), 74, loving mother of Tamiee Lamson (Jeff) and Todd Elchesen; loving grandmother of Brandi, Alex, Adam and Eric; dear sister of Dr. Lawrence "Larry" Houk (Gayle); aunt of Megan, Brian and Steve. Passed away Saturday February 7, 2015. A memorial service will be held at Avon Place, 32900 Detroit Road, Avon Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 2:00pm.
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Shirley R. Bradley

February 21, 1940 - February 7, 2015

Shirley R. Bradley,age 74. Beloved wife of the late James T. Bradley. Dear mother to Roberta Lee (Donald), Susan Griffith (Donald) and James T. Bradley III (Joanne). Cherished grandmother to Tyler Griffith, Timothy Griffith, James T. Bradley IV, Christina Bradley, Steven Bradley and Shirley Bradley. Loving daughter to the late Howard and Viola Hamrick. Dear sister to Kenneth Hamrick, Wilma...
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Rosina I. Schieb

July 18, 1925 - February 6, 2015

Rosina I. Schieb (nee Mathe), age 89, beloved wife of the late George for 60years; loving mother of Gunther (Karen) and Edith Peckinpaugh (Doug); special Oma of Megan, Natalie, and Colin; and sister of Anna Teutschlander. Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 6th, 2015. The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma on Wednesday, February 11th from 10:00 A...
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Frederick "Babe" Francis Meyer

July 10, 1915 - February 6, 2015

Fred was passionate about Lake Erie. He built and sailed ice boats and sail boats and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a general contractor. His wife, Ann, passed away in 2003. Fred's children are Constance Ann, who died in 1946, Marjorie Ellen Kodish (Marvin), Frederick Thomas Meyer (Mary Lee), Mary Anne Meyer, Jean Marie Richards (Donald), 10 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. ...
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James W. Durica

January 24, 1957 - February 6, 2015

James W. Durica, age 58; loving husband of Carolyn L. (nee Mayle); dear father and stepfather of Jennifer Gdovin, Sarah Dubecky (Josh); dear son of Elizabeth Durica (nee Meal); dear brother of Carole Smee (George), Edward (Karen); Robert (Deborah); brother-in-law of Doris Durica; loving and cherished Papa of Taylor, Addison, Nolan, Annalise and Eloise; uncle of many. Preceded in death by a...
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Margaretha "Gretel" Schumacher

January 30, 1927 - February 6, 2015

Margaretha "Gretel" Schumacher, (nee Oberhofer), age 88; born January 30, 1927 in Heideck, Bavaria, Germany. Loving wife of the late Peter; dear mother of Peter; Ingrid Schumacher (Jim); Willi (Monica); Barbara Suschak (John) and Magdalena Sloan (Randy); dear grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 11. Preceded in death by parents Willibald and Barbara (nee Fuersich), brothers Michael and...
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Irene G. Kanning

September 2, 1924 - February 5, 2015

Irene Kanning (nee Gerencser), 90, of North Olmsted; beloved wife of the late Ralph L.; dear mother of James L. (Petra), Nancy J. Francis (Richard), Laura K. Carissimi (Richard) and David A. Loving grandmother of Amy N. Limpert and Matthew L. Carissimi. Passed away Thursday, February 5, 2015. Memorials may be forwarded to UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, 11100 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH...
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Marcia A. Smith

July 24, 1936 - February 5, 2015

Marcia A. Smith (nee Morris), 78 of Avon formerly of California passed away on Thursday, February 05, 2015. She was born in Cleveland on July 24, 1936. Marcia graduated from Kent with a B.S. Degree in Physical Education and was also a member of Delta Gamma Sorority. She founded the personnel recruitment firm Mariposa Ventures. Marcia enjoyed figure skating at Winterhurst and golfing when it...
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Peter J. Corrigan

April 23, 1928 - February 5, 2015

Peter J. Corrigan, 86 of Avon Lake and formerly of Bay Village passed away at his residence on Thursday, February 05, 2015. He was born in Cleveland on April 23, 1928. Peter was a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. He was a 2nd Lt. Platoon Leader and Paratrooper. Peter was employed for over 40 years as a Real Estate Agent Broker and Office Manager, retiring form Realty One, Avon Lake. He is survived...
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Willie Mae Schuler Bedas

April 19, 1929 - February 5, 2015

Willie Mae Schuler Bedas (nee DeWise), age 85 of North Royalton; beloved wife of John Bedas and the late William Schuler; loving mother of Elaine Kinney, Douglas Schuler, Sr. (Peggy), Pamela Terrell; and the late Albert Schuler and Carolyn Schuler; step-mother of Gregg Schirra, Pamela Giguere (Terry) and Pat Sands; devoted grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 36. Passed away on Thursday,...
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Donald J. Gierman

March 5, 1936 - February 4, 2015

DONALD J. GIERMAN, age 78 of Parma. Beloved husband of Janet C. Gierman (nee Solar) for 50 years. Devoted father of David Gierman and Marie Modrak (Dave), dear brother of Donna Kreinkamp (Glenn, deceased), loving step-grandfather of Shane Modrak, best friend of Maggie, brother-in-law of Richard Solar (deceased) (Rosie, living) and Jim Solar (Barb), dear nephew of his dear uncle George (deceased)...
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Jeffrey K. Fitch

December 25, 1969 - February 3, 2015

Jeffrey K. Fitch, age 45, Beloved husband of Kristen (nee Cortelli); loving son of Kenneth and Marilyn (nee Petlock); dear nephew of Len and Carol Tesar and Gerald Fitch; brother-in-law to Matthew Cortelli (Meghann) and Valerie Cortelli; son-in-law to John and Terri Lutz; grandson to Marie Cortelli; uncle of Skylar, Ashton, Connor, Noah and Max; cousin and friend of many. He was a member of St....
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John Joseph Forcier

June 16, 1954 - February 3, 2015

John J. Forcier, 60, of Bedford, Ohio; son of the late Marcel and Lillian Forcier; loving father of Valerie Fitch (Marc); brother of Ruth (Jim), Josee (Jim), Paul, Joan, the late Mark and Guy; cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews. Passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. A memorial service...
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Tonia Lee McCrary

October 22, 1979 - February 2, 2015

Tonia Lee McCrary, 35, loving and caring mother of Zae'Briyah Greene and Jay'Shawn Whaley; beloved daughter of Mary Jo McCrary and Paul McCrary; and niece of Dennis Avant. Tonia was kind-hearted, loving, and caring. She loved taking care of people. Tonia had a big smile and liked to joke. Passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2015. Memorial contributions may be made to http://www.gofundme.com...
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Harry "Tank" Hammond

March 23, 1939 - February 1, 2015

Harry "Tank" Hammond, age 75 of North Royalton, passed away February 1, 2015 at South West General Hospital. Beloved husband of Juanita (nee Kiphart); loving father of George Hammond (Norma); dear grandfather of Heather Hammond Ford (Norm) and Eric Hammond; great grandfather of Payton and Madison Ford. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lynn C. Hammond. Harry was retired from Clark Reliance...
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Marilyn Alma Barton

August 8, 1923 - February 1, 2015

Marilyn Alma Barton (nee Brooks), age 91, of Parma, Ohio; beloved wife of the late James T. Barton who passed away in August 1999; loving mother of Timothy J. Barton (Diane) of Parma; dear grandmother of Bryan Barton; dearest sister of Eileen Mollison, the late Russell Brooks (LaVerne, living), and the late Dennis Brooks (Peggy, living). Marilyn was Past Matron of Ellbrook Chapter 408 Order of...
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Alice (nee Kingsburg) Bartell

December 2, 1936 - January 31, 2015

ALICE A. BARTELL (nee Kingsburg), 78, Loving Mother of Gayle Boone (Dave), Judi Groves (Jamie), Anthony Bartell, Robin Djulvazan (Stel), Joseph Bartell, Erik Bartell, Gary Bartell (Danita); Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of many; Aunt of many; Dear Sister of Alberta Kingsbury; former Wife of Jim Roberts. Preceded in death by first husband Joseph Bartell, brothers Albert, Frank, and Robert...
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Robert William "Bob-Bill" Lowry

April 2, 1934 - January 31, 2015

Robert William "Bob-Bill" Lowry, 80, of Bay Village passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. John Medical Center. Mr. Lowry was born April 2, 1934 in Columbus and had lived in Bay Village since 1962. Mr. Lowry was a 1952 graduate of Berea High School, where he played football and in his senior year was runner up in shot put in the Ohio High School State track meet. For his...
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Herbert Daniel Houck

September 29, 1922 - January 29, 2015

Herbert Daniel Houck, age 92, of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband of 73 years of Dorothy Marion Houck (nee Whitney); loving father of Greg Houck (Barbara) of Cottonwood, Arizona, and Linda Menko of Parma, Ohio; dear grandfather of Brianna Timas (Anthony). Mr. Houck was a United States Navy veteran of World War II, and was retired from the Ohio Bell Telephone Co. in Cleveland following more than 30...
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Hunter H. Cain

October 17, 1927 - January 29, 2015

HUNTER H. CAIN, age 87 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of the late Grace Cain (nee Ray), devoted father of Cathy Bround and Sandy Fritch (Arthur, deceased), loving grandfather of Arthur Fritch and Aric Fritch (Adele), great-grandfather of Sylvia Fritch and Tabitha Fritch, preceded in death by his parents Roy Cain and Leva Cain (nee Grimes) and many brothers and sisters, dear brother, uncle and...
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Martha Elsa Beach

April 13, 1918 - January 29, 2015

Martha Elsa Beach (nee Boehm), age 96, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved wife of the late O. Marvin Beach; loving mother of Roger W. Beach (Andrea) of Medina, Ohio, Claudia A. Humes (David, deceased) of Wadsworth, Ohio, Marcia G. Berger (Ernst-Adolf) of Parma, Ohio, and Elsa L. Beach of Avon Lake, Ohio; dear grandmother of Shane Humes (Julie), Tawni Williams (Todd), Leah Montgomery (William),...
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Ann M. Ridzy

July 9, 1920 - January 29, 2015

ANN M. RIDZY (nee Begich), age 94 of North Royalton. Beloved wife of the late John A. Ridzy, devoted mother of Paul Ridzy (deceased) (Valerie), John Ridzy (Kathleen) and Daniel Ridzy, loving grandmother of 9 and great-grandmother of 5, dear sister, aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA on Saturday,...
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John Pozywak

May 22, 1937 - January 29, 2015

Graduate of Elyria High School 1956. Served in US Army SPEC4, worked at Supply Depot, Ft. Eustace,VA. Employed as Surveyor Lorain Cty Engineer Dept. Life Member AMVETS Post #12, Black River Masonic Lodge 778,past patron Eastern Stars #479, Polish Club. Enjoyed fishing, surveying, reading, loved Cleveland Indians baseball. Survived by his wife of 55 years Dolly; daughters Cathy Hollan (Jerry)...
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Constance B. Kriikku

February 13, 1933 - January 29, 2015

Constance B. Kriikku (nee Bosworth), 81, devoted wife of the late Paul E. Kriikku; loving mother of Lucy O'Shaughnessy (Stephen) and Eric (Jo); caring grandmother of Christine, Paul, Laine; sister of the late Jack and Kurt Brooks; sister in law of Joan Kriikku. Brown's season ticket holder and life-long golfer. Passed away on Thursday, January 29, 2015. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be...
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Eloise "Jessie" Burrows

July 4, 1931 - January 28, 2015

ELOISE "JESSIE" BURROWS (nee Thompson), age 83 of Cleveland, and formerly of Charleston, West Virginia. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Gilbert Burrows, loving mother of Teresa Grimm (Ted), Ronald Burrows (deceased), Paul Burrows (Diane), Tracy Burrows and Melissa Ware (William), dearest grandmother of Melody, Michael, Joseph, Amanda and Jonathan, great-grandmother of 5, dear sister of Frank...
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Phyllis K Schmitt

December 30, 1918 - January 27, 2015

Phyllis K. Schmitt (nee Keyerleber), 96, of Rocky River; loving wife of the late Jack E. Schmitt; beloved mother of the late Michael; devoted sister of the late Kenneth W. Keyerleber (Betty); cherished aunt of Kenneth (Joan), Robert (Mary) and James (Becky); cherished great aunt of Keye, Sarah, Laura, Mary Beth and Katie, Kurt and Jeff; great-great aunt of Madison, MaKenna and the late Jordan....
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Joseph J. Sunseri

February 27, 1928 - January 27, 2015

Joseph J. Sunseri, 86 of Avon Lake formerly of Bay Village, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Rae Ann Suburban Center, Westlake, following a long illness. Mr. Sunseri was born February 27, 1928 in Cleveland and had lived in Avon Lake the past 30 years. Joseph began his college education at Case Western Reserve University and graduated with a Pharmacy Degree from the University of...
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Janet Mary Carpenter

July 3, 1935 - January 27, 2015

Janet Mary Carpenter (nee Kapl), cherished wife of Charles Carpenter for 59 years, passed away on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Mother of Charles Jr. (Dana), Kimberley Moore (Edward), Scott (Laura Varcho) and Laura Nelson (Pete). Grandmother of Charles III, Brian and Daniel Carpenter; Stephen (Stefanie), Christopher (Jaclyn) and Kelley Moore; Amy, Peter and Anthony James Nelson; Samuel Carpenter...
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Josephine T. Marrali

August 23, 1923 - January 26, 2015

Josephine Marrali (nee Scolaro), age 91. Beloved wife of the late William; devoted mother of Jean Mandelbaum (Paul), Marie Marrali and Janet Barnhart (David); loving Nana of Joshua (Suzanne), Aubri (Mark), Alicia, Jessica and Alex; great-grandmother of Oliver; sister of Joseph (deceased), Fred (deceased), Tom (deceased) and Tony. Josephine passed away peacefully on Monday, January 26, 2015. In...
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Lottie M. Grachanin

January 26, 2015

Lottie M. Grachanin (nee Kaput). Beloved wife of the late Vladimir "Sparky"; dear mother of Gail Al-Khaleefa (Adnan), Susan Lioi, Teresa Grachanin and Judy Grachanin; grandmother of Nawal, Mazen, Lana, Kristopher and Teresa. Passed away Monday, January 26, 2015. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Cleveland APL, 1729 Willey Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113. Mass of Christian Burial at St....
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Cary Eugene Siebert

February 17, 1947 - January 25, 2015

Cary Eugene Siebert, age 67, of Valley City, Ohio; beloved husband of Charlyn Ruth Siebert (nee Van); loving father of Kim Rolf (Brian), Phillip Siebert (Astrid), Nikki Blackmon (Brent), Shane Strejcek (Cheryl), and Jason Strejcek (Leah); dear grandfather of Jack, Aiden, Kierstin, Kennedi, Brooks, Nathan, Nyssa, Christopher, and Hudson; cherished brother of Dennis Siebert (Donna), Cheryl...
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Elsie L. Markovich

January 3, 1934 - January 24, 2015

Elsie L. Markovich (nee Cusick), age 81. Beloved mother of Michael Markovich, Sr., Anthony Markovich and Michael Markovich, Jr.; grandmother of Crystal Markovich (Jennifer), Rosie Markovich, Nicholas Markovich, Emily Markovich and Nicole Jones; great –grandmother of Bella and Gabby; sister of Alberta Nelson (Theo) and Stanley Cusick (Debbie) and aunt of numerous nieces and nephews and friend of...
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Maria Ida Andreano

April 24, 1960 - January 24, 2015

MARIA ANDREANO, age 54. Loving sister of William Andreano, Sr., Lynn Andreano (Bo, deceased), Diane Andreano, and the late Anthony Andreano (Patty); dear aunt of Andre' Andreano, Michael Thomas-Andreano (deceased), Heather and William Andreano, Jr.; beloved daughter of the late William and Dorothy Andreano. Dearly loved by many friends and will be missed by all. Longtime employee of the Cleveland...
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Joyce Ann Williamson

September 23, 1942 - January 24, 2015

Mrs Williamson is survived by her children, Julie Spotton (David), Tonya Williamson (Jay), Troy Williamson, and the late Andrew Williamson, Jr. Please join the family to honor Mrs. Williamson on Friday for her visitation, from 10am to 11am. Funeral service, 11am at the Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Rd. Fairview Park. Rev. Dr. Wardell Harris to officiate. Burial to follow at Evergreen...
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Joseph Patrick Murphy

January 12, 1935 - January 23, 2015

Joseph Patrick Murphy, age 80, resident of Seven Hills, Ohio for 45 years; loving husband of Adeline Laura Murphy (nee Poliafico) for 57 years; beloved father of Kenneth Murphy (Erica), Rob Murphy (Judy), Mike Murphy (Kay), Maria Barrett (Bob), Joseph Murphy (Cindy), Juliann Krous (Bruce), and Patrick Murphy (Kendra); dear grandfather of Leah, Katie, Lauren, Meghan, Michaela, Jackson, Adam, Jared...
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Willie L. Davis

May 3, 1941 - January 22, 2015

Willie Davis, 73, was employed as an Air Conditioning Engineer at York International retiring in 2000. He was also an auxiliary policeman for the LaGrange and Elyria Dept. and recently retired from Elyria City Schools. He was a member of Second Calvary Church of God in Christ where he served as a deacon for many years. He and his late wife fostered over 100 children. Survived by numerous...
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Patricia Ann Tricia Kerns

April 8, 1958 - January 22, 2015

Patricia Ann "Tricia" Kerns (nee Littell) 56 a life long resident of Avon Lake, passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 at St. John Medical Center. Mrs. Kerns was born April 8, 1958 in Cleveland. Tricia was a 1976 graduate of Avon Lake High School and earned and associate degree from Akron University. She put her education to use as an assistant in various law office and working part...
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Carol Joy Aldrich

July 29, 1959 - January 22, 2015

Carol Joy Aldrich, 55, of Cleveland, beloved mother of Benjamin G.; devoted grandmother of Antonio A.; loving sister of Joyce Willson (Jim), Linda Cichon (Gunther, deceased), Diana Crowley (Larry), Sharon Rivera (Tony), Nancy Karikas (Jim), and Dennis Aldrich (Barb); dear daughter of the late Alanson and Elsie Aldrich. Passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015. Funeral service to be held on Tuesday,...
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Rhonda Sloan

August 4, 1949 - January 22, 2015

Employed at Manor Care Nursing Home in North Olmsted for 25 years, a Nurse's Aide at Wesleyan Village for 15 years, and Giant Eagle in Elyria. She was a Den Leader and Scout Committee for Boy Scouts for 22 years, loved puzzle books, and a devoted caregiver to the elderly. She always put the needs of others before her own. Her nickname was "Mighty Mouse". Survived by her husband of 44 years...
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Dorothy M. Manley

January 10, 1930 - January 21, 2015

Dorothy M. Manley (nee Matushek) age 85, beloved wife of Edward B. Manley; loving mother of Edward J. Manley (Mary) and Kenneth A. Manley (Barb); grandmother of Corinne, Andrew and Evan. They don't make enough paper but Dorothy had a special love for and relationship with family, friends and animals, she enjoyed the beauty in nature, traveling (especially from the window seat when flying),...
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George C. Hinderer

May 22, 1926 - January 21, 2015

Graduated from Elyria High School in 1944 & served in US Navy during WWII on the USS Rayton. Worked at LTV Steel as a Dispatcher & retired in 1986 & retired from carpentry in 2012.Lifetime Member of AMVETS Post #32 & VFW Post #1079. Enjoyed golf, pinochle, reading, cooking, traveling, old westerns, playing the piano & was an accomplished composer.Survived by his daughter Catherine Fuller (Steve)...
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Edward C. Moore

January 27, 1922 - January 21, 2015

EDWARD C. MOORE, Sr. age 92 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Mary Moore (nee Michelle), loving father of the late Edward Moore (Christine), Sherry Geschke (Michael) and Richard Moore (Maryann), loving grandfather of Tara Begg (Justin), Sarah MacGull(Tracy), Gabriel Geschke, Alton Moore and Alana Moore, great-grandfather of Alayna, Brittany and Olivia MacGull, dear brother of the late Marion,...
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Agnes M. Tomko

February 28, 1925 - January 21, 2015

Agnes M. Tomko (nee Matea), 89 of Lorain formerly of North Ridgeville passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Elmcroft Assisted Living in Lorain surrounded by family. Agnes was born in Cleveland on February 28, 1925. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Peter's Church in North Ridgeville. Her family was always most important to her. Agnes is survived by her children Ken (Laura) of...
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John J. Vitanza

February 9, 1973 - January 20, 2015

John J. Vitanza, 41, of Cleveland; beloved son of John F. (Tenzella) and Sandra Wilson; natural father of Andrew John; dear brother of Joseph John (Stacey) and Victoria Ann Brunt; uncle of Matthew and Megan Vitanza and Kyla Brunt; grandson of Stella and the late John Bohdan and Dorothy Vitanza; great-grandson of the late Julius and Antoinette Bellantis; nephew of Gail and Rick Rudnicki and Joseph...
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Allen L. Kallach

August 27, 1940 - January 20, 2015

Allen L. Kallach, 74, loving husband of Charlotte (nee Sunky); loving father of Jeffrey (Charlene), Craig (Shelly), and Brian (Ruthann); devoted grandfather of Amanda, Mackenzie, Hunter, Aaron, Christopher, Hannah and Carter; dear brother of Richard (Virginia); uncle of many; son of the late Louis and Florence (nee Biesiadecki). Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. In lieu of...
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Andrew Raymond Jozwiak

December 8, 1961 - January 19, 2015

Andrew Raymond Jozwiak, age 53, of Cleveland, Ohio; beloved husband of Theresa Lyn Jozwiak (nee Cerveny); loving father of Holly Jozwiak and Jason Jozwiak (Colleen), and step-father of Rachel Pagel (Matt), Robyn Smith, Jackie Smith, Cassie Smith and Charles Smith, and grandfather of 14; dear son of Patricia Ann Jozwiak (nee Tamulewicz) of Seven Hills, Ohio, and the late Raymond Stanley Jozwiak...
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A. Jane Bush

August 15, 1931 - January 18, 2015

A. Jane Bush, dear sister of Mary Lou Hook, Kathleen O'Neill, John "Jack" Bush (Carol) and Thomas Bush (Meredith). Dear aunt of many. Daughter of the late John and Katherine Bush. Passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015. Memorials may be forwarded to Malichi House, P.O. Box 932058, Cleveland, OH 44193 or to a charity of one's choice. Private interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Mass of Christian Burial...
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Sharon (nee Gregg) Kolcun

August 29, 1939 - January 18, 2015

Employed by Drug Mart in Oberlin, Johnnie's Lounge in South Amherst & retired as a Manager at Dollar General , Lorain. Enjoyed sewing, cooking, reading, finding bargains at local garage sales, & going on bus trips. Survived by sons Rexford Chaffin (Joyce), Jeffrey Chaffin, Michael Kolcun, David S. Kolcun, & daughter Sherri Leach; 11 grandchildren & 6 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her...
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Mary Kiszely

May 25, 1948 - January 17, 2015

Mary Kiszely, age 66, of Middleburg Heights, Ohio passed away on January 17, 2015. Preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Katarina Kiszely, and dear sister to surviving brother Paul Kiszely (Joan), Katarina, Cara, and Christine of ME, sister Antoinette Sypen (Jay), Jay Jr., of MI, and brother Andrew Kiszely of OH. Born Maria Kiszely on May 25th, 1948. Mary lived her entire life in greater...
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John C. Guyot

April 2, 1952 - January 17, 2015

John C. Guyot, 62, of Chagrin Falls. Dear husband of Barbara (Cseh); Father of Grace and David; Son of Suzanne Guyot; brother of Suzanne Lyman .Passed away Saturday, January 17,2015. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 29101 Health Campus Drive, Westlake, Ohio 44145. A memorial service will be held at the Federated Church, 76 Bell Street,...
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Jean L. Breese

February 8, 1927 - January 17, 2015

Jean L. Breese (nee Cormier) 87 of Avon Lake formerly of Rocky River, passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the Normandy, Rocky River after a long illness. Jean was born February 8, 1927 in Cleveland and had lived in Avon Lake since 1952. She was a graduate of Rocky River High School in 1945 and a 60 year member of the Rocky River Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. In the late...
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Richard Louis Zrubek

March 17, 1927 - January 17, 2015

Richard Louis Zrubek, 87 a long time resident of Avon Lake, passed away, Saturday, January 17, 2015 following a lengthy illness. He was born March 17, 1927 in Cleveland. Prior to graduation from high school Richard joined the Merchant Marines and served during WWII. He was then drafted in 1950 and served 2 years in the United States Army During the Korean War. Richard was an iron...
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Robert Ross Hartman

January 16, 2015

Robert R. Hartman, 79, devoted husband of Arline (Parsegian) for 55 years; father of Sandra Ireland (Wallace "Butch") and Robert II "Rob" (Anne); grandfather of Robert III "Ross", Grant, Lindsay and Maria; brother of Norma Cheney and the late Jerry Hartman. An avid trap shooter, lover of the outdoors, enthusiastic participant in his grandchildren's lives, forever an OSU Buckeye, and founder...
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Geraldine Mae Bozak

June 13, 1930 - January 16, 2015

Geraldine Mae Bozak (nee Adkins) 84 of Parma, formerly of Lakewood, passed away, following complications of a heart ailment, Friday, January 16, 2015 at Parma Hospital. She was born June 13, 1930 in Royal, West Virginia and came to "The Big City", Cleveland when she was 20 years old to make a better life for herself. It was in West Virginia that Geraldine worked long hot hours in a laundry...
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Kuppanoor Sivanandam

January 2, 1940 - January 16, 2015

Kuppanoor .P. Sivanandam passed away on Friday January 16, 2015 due to large intracranial bleeding after a 20-month long fight against acute myeloid leukemia which kept him in remission for almost a year-and-a-half despite the odds. Bleeding initiated on Thursday evening and he passed within 24 hours without pain or suffering. He was surrounded by his family and friends at the Cleveland Clinic in...
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Michael B. Ferner

October 11, 1949 - January 16, 2015

Michael B. Ferner, 65 of Avon Lake, formerly of Lakewood, passed away, unexpectedly, Friday, January 16, 2015. Michael was born October 11, 1949 in Toledo and had lived in Avon Lake the past 35 years. Michael was a 1969 graduate of Lakewood High School. He worked as a foreman for various manufacturing companies and most recently was a technician at Paws By The Lake, Pet Resort and Day Care...
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