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DONALD L MERRYMAN

February 16, 1949 - October 21, 2017

DONALD L. MERRYMAN age 68. Beloved husband of Linda De Sha-Merryman (nee Utterback) and the late Dolores (nee Bohrer). Loving pops of Steven De Sha (Shannon) and Amanda Rubino (Brian). Cherished grandfather of Zachary and Alexandria De Sha. Dear brother of Patricia Beris. U.S. Army Veteran. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to The Gathering Place, 25425 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, Ohio...
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DENNIS L BLANKENBURG

April 28, 1940 - October 20, 2017

DENNIS L. BLANKENBURG age 77. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Minor). Loving father of Dale (Beverly), Danny (Melanie) and Dennis (Renee). Cherished grandfather of Andrew and Justin and 3 grand dogs. Dear brother of Donald (Carol) and the late Raymond, Dorothy Graham and Doris Moysey. Dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend of many. Funeral services at the funeral home Tuesday October 24,...
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JOHN F. BARTH, JR.

October 9, 1932 - October 18, 2017

JOHN F. BARTH, JR. age 85. Beloved husband of the late Mildred (nee Kukan). Loving father of Valerie Barth-Kodger and Diane Baus (Edward). Cherished grandfather of Jillian, Brice and Corbin Kodger. Dear brother of the late Rena Heldman, Gilbert and Donald. Special friend of Eva and Dale Ilavsky. U.S. Marine Corp Veteran. Member of the V.F.W. Post 6676 and the American Legion Post 610. In lieu of...
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JOANNE B. HOTCHKISS

July 29, 1951 - October 18, 2017

HOTCHKISS JOANNE B. HOTCHKISS (nee Gabriel), age 66 of Cleveland, passed away peacefully October 18, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer. Devoted wife of Rick for 35.5 years; dear sister of Phyllis Thornton, of Mansfield; caring aunt of Jennifer Yerse, and Greg Zakrajsek; loving great aunt of many; beloved daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Gabriel. Also survived by many kind friends and...
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ROBERT KELTY

December 25, 1962 - October 17, 2017

ROBERT KELTY age 54. Long Story, short… Big Bob was the "Jack of all Trades!" In one day-he could paint a house, plant a garden, fix a hole in the pool, stain the deck, tell 20 detailed stories and ride his bike 25 miles with time left to eat a whole gallon of ice cream! He had a heart of gold, he lived for his 3 boys, he turned to God for guidance, he would drop what he was doing to help...
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ELENA RAMACCIATO

January 10, 1937 - October 15, 2017

ELENA RAMACCIATO (nee Mondazzi) age 80. Beloved wife of the late Giocondo "Joe". Loving mother of Piero (Pam), Josephine "Josie" Larkman (Jim Kacic) and Angelina (Frank Crosby). Cherished grandmother of Briana and Kailey Larkman. Dearest daughter of the late Orlando and Congentina Mondazzi. Dear sister of Giuliano Mondazzi (Elia) and the late Reno Mondazzi. Aunt and friend of many. Mass of...
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EUGENE "GINO" GIAMMARCO

July 9, 1940 - October 14, 2017

GIAMMARCO EUGENE "GINO" J. GIAMMARCO, age 77. Beloved husband of Jane (nee Moysey). Loving father of Tina Wolff (Matthew), Vincent (Jennifer) and Vito (Traci). Cherished grandfather of Gino, Alyssa, AJ., Santina, Francesca, Rocco, Luca, Jack and Viktor. Dear brother of¬ Paul (Peggy), Marie Battista (Vince) and the late Americo (Shirley). Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. U...
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DANIEL JOSEPH BOSKOVITCH

August 19, 1952 - October 13, 2017

DANIEL J. BOSKOVITCH age 55. It is difficult, at best attempt to honor our father. It is never an easy task to capture someone in words, as words frequently fall short of capturing someone's true essence. In this instance, they fall so far below the mark that i feel it is almost futile to try. So instead, please take a moment a remember something good about Daniel Boskovitch that touched...
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SEVERINO ROMANIN

July 18, 1927 - October 13, 2017

SEVERINO ROMANIN age 90. Beloved husband of JoAnn. Loving father of Rita Sulic (Milan) and Jim (Suzanne). Cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Ryan and Michael. Brother of 7 and uncle and friend of many. Member of the Bricklayers Local #5 for over 30 years. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to the St. Anthony of Padua Church or the Hospice of the Western Reserve. Mass of Christian Burial,...
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RICHARD M. FARKAS

October 5, 1960 - October 12, 2017

FARKAS RICHARD M. FARKAS, age 57. Beloved husband of 29 years to Jill (Spafford). Loving father of Jamie Spafford-Kroah (Jarrod) and John-Michael (Jenny Deighton). Cherished grandfather of Aubrey, Henry and Archer Kroah. Dearest son of the late John and Frances (nee Revay). Dear son in law of Joanne Warren and the late James Spafford. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends....
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TOMISLAV SOLOMUN

January 3, 1955 - October 12, 2017

TOMISLAV SOLOMUN age 62. Beloved husband of Stefica (nee Drazetic). Loving father of Vjekoslav "VJ" and Igor Solomun. Dearest brother of Kruno, Josip, Ivica, Dalibor and Velimir. Uncle and friend of many. Mass of Christian Burial, Holy Family Church, Wednesday October 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM. Interment Woodvale Cemetery. Friends received Tuesday 6 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME,...
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WALTER TESKE, JR.

May 11, 1941 - October 11, 2017

TESKE WALTER H. TESKE, JR. age 76, of Brunswick. Beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Menillo); loving father of Thomas (Evalin), and Christine Opala (David); cherished grandfather of Sabrina Chismody (Keith) and Jessica E.; dear brother of Edward (deceased). A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date. Arrangements by A. Ripepi and Sons Funeral Home, 18149 Bagley Rd., Middleburg Hts.
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JENNIE KIJEK

July 19, 1924 - October 10, 2017

JENNIE KIJEK (nee Cocchiarale) age 93. Beloved wife of the late Bernard. Loving mother of Bernard, Jr. "Benji". Cherished daughter of the late Vito and Carmella Cocchiarale. Dear sister of the late Frank and Rocco Cocchiarale, Loretta Schwan and Rose Cerny. Aunt and great aunt of many. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Rocco Church Friday October 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery....
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JOHANNA GEYER

August 16, 1934 - October 10, 2017

JOHANNA GEYER (nee Scherer) age 83. Beloved wife of Philip. Loving mother of Philip (Angelika), Alfie Rastatter (James) and John (Peggy). Cherished grandmother of Philip (Danielle), Kristen, Anthony Koch, Joshua (Angela) and Christopher (Katie). Great grandmother of Chase, Brody, Olivia and Jackson. Funeral services at the funeral home Saturday October 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Interment Sunset...
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COLLEEN E. PROSZEK

February 27, 1961 - October 9, 2017

PROSZEK COLLEEN E. PROSZEK (nee Craigs), age 56. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Katie Proszek (Darren Mastrangelo), Kimberley DeSimone (Dave), Timothy Proszek (Abigail) and Sarah Bechtel (Eric); step mother of Frank Wolf Proszek (Misty). Cherished grandmother of Brandon Thirion, Joshua and Nicholas DeSimone, McKenzie and William Proszek, Morgan and Cory Bechtel, Frank Jr. and...
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ROBERT M. STOSS

April 2, 1965 - October 4, 2017

STOSS ROBERT M. STOSS, age 52. Beloved husband of 11 years to Michelle (nee High). Loving father of Ella Marie and Aubrey. Dearest son of Albert and Judith (nee Maly). Dear brother of Kimberly Fix (Richard). Also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends. The family suggests contributions to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio...
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CAROLE DiMARIO

March 17, 1932 - October 2, 2017

DiMARIO CAROLE DiMARIO (nee Nadeau) age 85. Beloved wife of August "Sonny" for 65 years. Loving mother of Gary (Sherry), Cheryl Harrison and Bonnie Laufik (Ted). Cherished grandmother of Melissa Koelling (Jerry), Rachel Condelli (Michael), Emily Spaeth (Michael), Josh Fitzgerald (Julie), Jessica Noll (Dan), Lisa Nelson (Justin), Matthew Laufik, and Lindsay Laufik; and great grandmother of 14....
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JUNE L. SYVUK

June 18, 1927 - October 1, 2017

JUNE L. SYVUK (nee Rogers) age 90. Beloved wife of the late William C. Loving mother of Linda Stach (Roman), Sharon Helbling (Vincent), William (deceased) (Christine), Kathryn Zereski and Max (Mary Ann). Cherished grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 12. Sister of Joseph Rogers (deceased), Evelyn Waugaman (deceased) and Gloria Horning. All services and interment are private.
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TIMOTHY "MOUSE" MIESSE

January 5, 1954 - September 29, 2017

TIMOTHY S. MIESSE "MOUSE" age 63. Beloved husband of Suzanne (nee Malenock). Devoted father of Scott. Dearest son of Marge and the late Robert. Brother of David "Boomer" (Lisa). Son in law of Dolores Malenock (late Robert). Brother in law of Robert Malenock (Deborah). Uncle of Sarah Lalau (Marco), Lauren Miessi, and Jennifer Schuerger (Chris). 1976 Graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College and a...
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ALICE PRESTON

April 5, 1913 - September 29, 2017

PRESTON ALICE PRESTON, age 104. Beloved wife of the late Clyde. Loving mother of Gary (Carol), Susan (deceased) and Glenn (Kathy). Cherished grandmother of Naomi Walker (Larry, deceased), Stephani, James Besel, Ron Besel, Benjamin Besel, David Besel (Kim); great grandmother and great great grandmother of many. Dear sister of many deceased siblings. In lieu of flowers the family requests...
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MARGARET "PEGGY" MATHNA

October 22, 1948 - September 26, 2017

MARTHA "PEGGY" MATHNA age 68. Passed peacefully on September 28, 2017. Beloved daughter of the late Woody and Kathryn. Peggy was an experienced Political Operative and Lobbyist. She worked with the United States Congress for over twenty five years. She served as Congressional Chief of Staff, and as a Staff Director of two congressional committees. She served as a campaign advisor and a...
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SIMON TSAN

September 6, 1990 - September 26, 2017

TSAN SIMON TSAN, age 27. Beloved son of Sang and Nghia. Loving brother of Raymond (Kaitlin). Grandson of Thanh and Lang Trinh. Nephew, cousin and friend of many., The family will receive friends Tuesday October 3,2017 from 4-7:30 PM AT THE A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD. MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71) Simon lived his life to the fullest with the people that he loved. ...
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COREY MICHAEL THOMPSON

August 16, 1988 - September 22, 2017

COREY M. THOMPSON age 29. Beloved son of Tammy Greene (Vince) and Donald Adkins. Cherished brother of Joe, Chris, Derrick, Donald, Dustin, Breanna, Taylor, Sean, Jeannie, Stephanie and Stephen. Grandson of James (late Donna and Lori Mihlich) and the late Donald Adkins, Sr. (Jean) Nephew, Cousin and Friend of many. U.S. Navy Veteran. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Wednesday September...
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PHYLLIS KIRK

April 12, 1930 - September 22, 2017

PHYLLIS M. KIRK (nee Mills) age 87. Beloved wife of the late Wilber Kirk and Allan Anderson. Loving mother of Victor LaCourse, Denise Stacey (David), Ronald LaCourse (Debra), Charlene Stacey (Donald) and Rhonda LaCourse- Pezek (late Charles) and Suzanne Windbigler. Cherished grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of many. Dear sister of the late Elizabeth Reed, Wayne, Robert, Arthur and Dolores...
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JOHN GAGLIARDI

March 9, 1965 - September 20, 2017

JOHN GAGLIARDI, age 52. Devoted father of Gianni and Jackson Gagliardi. Loving partner of Alycia. Cherished son of Claudio and Hilda (nee Russo). Dear brother of¬ ¬Vince, Claudio (Teresa), and Mary Jo Rindal;. Caring grandson of the late Giovanni and Antionetta Russo. Beloved uncle of the late Domenic Gagliardi. Also survived by other nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Mass of Christian...
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ALFRED "GAWKY" MORELLA

October 22, 1927 - September 19, 2017

ALFRED J. MORELLA "GAWKY" age 89. Beloved husband of Lillian (nee DeCesare) for 69 years. Loving father of Cynthia, Waydene Farrell (Michael) and Annette Murphy (Dave). Cherished grandfather of David (Lauren), Thomas (Lacey) and Timothy Murphy, Michael Farrell and Shelli Zenker (Max) and great grandfather of 4. Dear brother of Josephine Akers and the late John, Michael, Edna Sesztak and Nettie...
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JOANNA A. CONWAY

August 31, 1932 - September 19, 2017

CONWAY JOANNA A. CONWAY (nee White), age 85. Beloved wife of 61 years to Richard Sr. Loving and devoted mother of Richard Jr. (Lea Ann), Keith (Mary, deceased), Karen Vidovic (Mark), Joan Sonich (Brad), Mike (Cindy), Tim (Sherrie) and Kathy Schoch. Cherished grandmother of Richard III (Rodelyn), Christopher (Abigail), Patrick (Marissa), Nicholas, Nicole Mosback (Garrett), Shane Vidovic (Ashley)...
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RICHARD J. O'CONNELL

March 8, 1954 - September 17, 2017

O'CONNELL RICHARD O'CONNELL, age 63. Beloved husband of Jacquie (nee Metter) for 42 years. Loving father of Lucy, Carolyn Jasterbowski (Robert), Kathryn Kostyack (Edward), Devon Greenaway (Jason), Timothy (Susan), and Ryan. Cherished grandfather of Tyler, Evan, Cole, Cara, Mallorie, and Kaden. Dear brother of Colleen, Terese, Cathy, Tim, Janet, Rosemary, and Carolyn. Caring son of the late...
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HEATHER M CAMPBELL

December 2, 1994 - September 17, 2017

CAMPBELL HEATHER M. CAMPBELL age 22. Dearest Great Granddaughter of Janette Boston and Tim Storey. Cherished daughter of Laurie Campbell and Joseph Bronczyk. Loving sister of Austin. Dear granddaughter of Joan Beebe, Gregory Campbell and Carolyn Bronczyk (late John). Also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends as well. In lieu of flowers, the family requests all...
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LOUIS N FARRIS, JR

May 21, 1954 - September 15, 2017

LOUIS N. FARRIS, JR. age 63. Beloved husband of Surinda (nee Bir). Devoted son of Corinne (nee Radwan) and the late Louis N. Farris, Sr. Loving brother of Edna Anter (deceased) (James) and Richard Farris (Deborah). Brother in law of Chain Bir (Kuldip), Gurdev Bir (Kanwal) and Bhupinder Kraber (Patterson). Cherished uncle of James, Jr (Stephanie), Michael (fiancé Bridget) and Corinne Anter, Sarah...
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JOANNE K. HARDY

August 12, 1940 - September 13, 2017

JOANNE K. HARDY (nee Saranita) age 77. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Loving mother of Robert Hardy and Michelle Pachuta (William). Cherished grandmother of Loren, Andreanna and Bobby. Dear sister of Carol Schmock and Barbara Gedos. Funeral services at the funeral home, Monday September 18, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends received Monday 9:30 – 11:00 AM at the A....
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NORMA M. CORTELEZZI

September 20, 1923 - September 13, 2017

CORTELEZZI NORMA M. CORTELEZZI (nee Careghini), age 93. Beloved wife of the late Dante. Loving mother of Richard (Deborah) and Robert (Julie). Cherished grandmother of Tyler (Allison), Brett (Desiree), Staci, Nicole and Jack; great grandmother of Ariana and Cole. Dear sister of Josephine Pallotta (Joe). Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday...
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EDNA "AUNTIE" MAJSTEREK

January 4, 1925 - September 9, 2017

MAJSTEREK EDNA M. "AUNTIE" MAJSTEREK (nee Wittreich), age 92. Beloved wife of the late John. Dearest daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (nee Wolf) Wittreich. Dear sister of the late Frieda Inks, Herbert, Joseph and Edward Wittreich. Loving aunt, great aunt, great great aunt and great great great aunt of many. Dear Godmother of 5. U.S. Army Air Corps World War II Veteran. Mass of Christian...
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ROBERT "ROB" STEPHENS

November 24, 1949 - September 8, 2017

STEPHENS ROBERT "ROB" STEPHENS, age 67. Beloved husband of 42 years to Sofia (nee Strama). Loving father of Lindsey Fields (Jon) and Erin. Cherished grandfather of Jonah and Graham Fields. Dearest son of the late Walter and Jean (nee Bill). Dear brother of¬¬¬¬ Kathleen (Linda Snyder) and Marcia Thornhill (John). Also survived by nephews, cousins and many dear family and friends. Funeral...
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MICHAEL V. PESCATRICE

May 15, 1946 - September 5, 2017

MICHAEL V. PESCATRICE age 71. Beloved husband of Darcy (nee Preslan). Loving father of Stephanie Pescatrice-Makoroff, Stacey Mills, Charles, Derrick, and the late Michael Troy, Samuel and David. Grandfather of 8 and great grandfather of 7. Dear brother of Gayle Hanisko and the late Charles "Chippy", Linda Bishop-Powell and Faye Sperber. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Funeral services at the...
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DAVID "DINO" MAZZEO

September 28, 1962 - September 4, 2017

DAVID "DINO" MAZZEO age 54. Beloved husband of Florence (nee Tozzi). Cherished son of the late Anthony and Josephine. Dearest brother of Carol Petrak (Bill), Sandra Ruffing (Sam), Antoinette Slater (Bud), Tony Mazzeo and Kathy Wright. Son in law of Maria "Donna" and the late Guido Tozzi. Brother in law of Frances Brewer (Bill), Carmen Falsone (Michael), and Dora Gerbitz (deceased) (Blake). Uncle,...
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HARRY B HAYES

January 17, 1926 - September 4, 2017

HARRY B. HAYES age 91. Beloved husband of the late Alice (nee Wadsworth). Loving father of Tim (Theresa), Jim (Kathryn), Julie Fordosi (Joe) and Kathie Swim (Ed). Cherished grandfather of Jennifer Stracensky (Keith), Michael Hayes (Mercy), Matthew Hayes (Erin), Paul Hayes & Rachel Martin, Jonathan Hayes (Sarah), Kandice Yatsko (David), Alicia Mostoller (Timothy), Kevin Fordosi, Daniel Swim (Joana...
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FLORENTINO T. FLORES

July 8, 1929 - September 1, 2017

FLORES FLORENTINO T. FLORES, age 88. Beloved husband of the late Gloria (nee Velasco). Loving father of Charlie (Reinanee) Flores. Cherished grandfather of Kristy Wilson (Brian) and Nick Flores; great-grandfather of Aaliyah. Dear brother of¬ the late Juanito, Lucila, Sophia, Vicente and Maria. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Member of the Philippine American Ministry and...
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DENNIS L. GUTHRIE

September 20, 1954 - August 31, 2017

DENNIS L. GUTHRIE age 62. Beloved father of Michele, Shawn (Rhonda), Crystal Stetz (Norm), Dennis, Jr. (Tammi) and William. Dear grandfather of 15 and great grandfather of 1. Brother of Gary (deceased) (Becky), Barbara Beausoleil (Leon), Linda Noll (Nick), Joe and Chris (Monica). Special friend of Sandy Dodd. Graduate of West Tech High School. U.S. Army Veteran. Funeral services at the funeral...
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JUSTA ROSA

August 9, 1940 - August 30, 2017

JUSTA ROSA age 77. Beloved mother of Mary, David , Jose Scharon , Marie Lopez and Geraldo Gonzalez. Cherished grandmother of 11 great grandmother of 28. and great great grandmother of 1. Dear sister of 23 siblings. Mass of Christian Burial St. Michael the Archangel Church, Wednesday September 6, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Interment Riverside Cemetery. Friends received Tuesday 4 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI...
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MICHAEL J. GENARO, SR.

July 9, 1948 - August 30, 2017

GENARO MICHAEL J. GENARO SR., age 69. Beloved husband of 50 years to the late Carmella (nee Musarra). Loving father of Michael Jr., Christopher (Michelle) and Renee Genaro-Chesla (Christopher). Cherished grandfather of Brandon, Logan, Adriana Carmella and Caden. Loving companion of Sandra Quinn. Dearest son of the late Charles and Nancy (Orefice). Dear brother of¬ Tony (deceased) and Chuck ...
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LARRY R. SCUDDER

April 18, 1938 - August 28, 2017

LARRY R. SCUDDER age 79. Passed away August 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Diana (nee Etchison). Loving father of Brad, Stephanie Thomas (Dean), and Angela Smith (Dan). Cherished grandfather of 7. Dear brother of Carole Scudder. Former employee of NASA for 32 years. Memorial services Friday September 1, 2017 at 2:00 PM Christ United Church 23114 West Road. Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138. Services by...
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RITA FARRELL

August 6, 1931 - August 27, 2017

FARRELL RITA A. FARRELL (nee Grabowski), age 86. Passed away August 27, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Wilbert (Bill). Loving mother of Wilbert III (Monica), Theresa Snow (Bob), Michael (Waydene) and Patrick (Paula). Cherished grandmother of Wilbert IV (Amy), Kristen Moore (Jimmy), Jessie Montali (Mark), Jared Snow (Milda), Michael, and Shelly Zenker (Max). Great grandmother of Jake Montali,...
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MARY H. BURGESS

December 2, 1939 - August 26, 2017

MARY H. BURGESS (nee Holycross) age 77. Mary Burgess was born Mary Holycross, which is a perfect name for her. She was a Godly person and has even been called a Saint. She was caring, thoughtful, and the hardest working woman you ever met. She raised 7 children on her own and always made time for anybody that needed it. She never spoke an ill word about anybody. She always found the good in...
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NEIL GORDON WILLIAMSON

June 6, 1946 - August 26, 2017

NEIL G. WILLIAMSON age 71. Beloved father of Neil Bradley, David, Jeanette, Kelly and Neil Gordon Williamson. Cherished grandfather of Della, Bradley, David, Christopher, Callie, Dallas, Ronnie and Lorraine Inez. Dear son of the late Rush and Inez. Brother of Molly Ramey, Roger, Monroe, Carolyn Fraley, Sheila Burns and the late Leonard "Butch", Dolly Lucas, Edward "Ned" and Gene. Uncle, cousin...
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ANGELO R. SACCO

November 7, 1931 - August 25, 2017

SACCO ANGELO R. SACCO, age 85. Beloved husband of 63 years to Nancy (nee Scardicchio). Loving father of Robert (Gloria), Andrew, Dominic and Dawnann Greene. Cherished grandfather of Cory Greene (Tara), Carrie Greene (fiancé, John Dombos), Lori Burns-McGonigal (James) and Richard Burns III; great grandfather of Madison and Jeremiah Greene, James, Jonathon, Lexi, Joshua, Jacob, Josiah, Julianna...
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JOSEPH T. PINZONE

October 12, 1935 - August 22, 2017

PINZONE JOSEPH T. PINZONE, age 81. Beloved husband of 56 years to Connie (DiClemente). Loving father of Maria Kula (Robert), Joe and Frank (Diane). Cherished grandfather of Brittany Kula, Courtney Rushnok (Matt), Kelsey Kula, Rob Kula (deceased), Anthony and Joseph; great grandfather of Leonardo and Landon. Dearest son of the late Francesco and Sebastiana (nee Calico). Dear brother of Anna and...
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MERRY L. CZECH

May 25, 1949 - August 22, 2017

CZECH CZECH, MERRY L. (nee Morrison), age 68. Beloved wife of William L. Loving mother of Tammy Timchak (Tom, deceased), Cory (Lisa), Cherrie Helman (John) and Cynthia Becker (Rob). Cherished grandmother of Chelsea, Heather, Tyler, Ashton, Harley, Camden, Sedona and Evan; great grandmother of Johnny and Mason. Dear sister of Catherine Morrison. Also loved by her faithful Beagle "Jenny". All...
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JUDITH S. DAVIS

November 9, 1939 - August 22, 2017

DAVIS JUDITH S. DAVIS (nee Kardos), age 77. Beloved wife of 53 years to Dennis.Loving mother of Mike (Sue), Penny Akel (Rich) and Connie Threlkeld (Richard Jr. "Rippy"). Cherished grandmother of Amy, Richard III, Callie, Brian, Derek, Aaryn and Alyssa. Dear daughter of the late Emil and Pauline (nee Mislinski) Kardos. Dear sister of David Kardos (deceased) (Carol) and Penny Kardos (deceased). In...
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ALEX P. BIHARI

January 2, 1954 - August 20, 2017

BIHARI ALEX P. BIHARI, age 63. Beloved husband of 34 years to Rebecca "Becky" (nee Chesler). Loving father of Caleb (Ashley), Amanda, Emily Paes (Mike) and Jacob. Cherished papa of Addison, Caleb and Isaiah. Dearest son of Wilma (nee Fozo) and the late Albert. Dear brother of Ellen Booth (Tom) and Albert. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. In lieu of flowers the family...
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ROSE A. HUSAK

August 15, 1929 - August 17, 2017

ROSE A. HUSAK (nee Pollice) age 88. Beloved wife of the late army veteran Anthony V. for 66 years. Mother of dearest son Anthony J. and daughter in law Marcia. Daughter of the late Sam and Caroline Pollice. Grandmother of Jeffrey, Kimberly, Corey and Jason. Dear sister of Josephine McLaughlin (late Joseph) and Ben Pollice (Marion). Aunt of Debbie Leo (Ron), Sandra Gottfried (Jim), Cara (Tom),...
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CHARLES ARPIDONE

July 26, 1956 - August 17, 2017

CHARLES ARPIDONE age 61. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Brodzinski). Loving father of Matthew, Brian and Emily. Son of Sam and Dolores, brother of Sue Carol, Deborah Young (Jack) and Valerie. Son in law of Theresa (late Alfons) Brodzinski, brother in law of Linda Horvath (Gary Danner), James (Elaine) and the late Margie Brodzinski. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. A Celebration of Life will be...
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PAMELA ANN MAZZARELLA

May 12, 1952 - August 17, 2017

MAZZARELLA PAMELA ANN MAZZARELLA (nee Phillips), age 65. Beloved wife of 43 years to Marc. Loving mother of Carli Leon (Dave) and Philip. Cherished grandmother of Harper and Laila. Dearest daughter of Harold Phillips (Patricia Innocenzi) and the late Alice (nee Yessler) Bruce (Thomas). Dear sister of Harold Phillips Jr. (Sue), Lynda Walkerly (Barb Fryman) and Cindy Webb (John). Also survived by...
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JANE M. SMITH

January 17, 1926 - August 17, 2017

JANE M. SMITH (nee Green) age 91. Went with our Lord on August 17, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was married to the late Edward Smith and had three children, Joanne Brookhart (deceased) (Peter), Edward Smith (Denise) and James Smith (Tracy). Cherished grandmother of Heather Shiban (Steve), Ashlie McGill (Adam) and Brian Brookhart (Taylor) and great grandmother of Henry, Sadie, Haynes and...
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WILLIAM J. AMATO

April 16, 1932 - August 15, 2017

AMATO WILLIAM J. AMATO, age 85. Beloved husband of Joanne (nee Denman). Loving father of Anthony, Michelle Falvo (Dean), Lisa Amato (Patrick McCarty), Joey (Jenette), and Jennifer Stastny (Ray). Grandfather of Annette Falvo-Katona (Mike), Dina Wolanin (Andre), Sharee Stastny, Kathryn, Ally, Joey Jr., and Carly. Great Grandfather of Colette (Coco) Katona. Dear brother of Joseph (deceased)(Joan),...
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TOMMY WILLIAM TOMPKINS

July 15, 1951 - August 14, 2017

TOMMY W. TOMPKINS age 66. Beloved husband of Judy (nee Martin). Loving father of Shawn (finance Ashley) and Scott. Dear brother of Patricia Martina (Marty). Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Funeral services at the funeral home, Friday August 18, 2017 at 10:30 AM. Interment Strongsville Cemetery. Friends received Thursday 4 - 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD,...
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JAMES L QUINN

August 10, 1952 - August 13, 2017

JAMES L. QUINN age 75. Born in Cleveland on August 10, 1942 and passed at the Algart Health Care Center on August 13, 2017. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, OH on Thursday August 17, 2017 at 9:30 AM.
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LLOYD "NICK" MOWRER, JR.

February 29, 1956 - August 13, 2017

MOWRER LLOYD "NICK" MOWRER, JR., age 61 (but acted 15), devoted husband of the late Sandy Mowrer (nee Beck); beloved father of Greg Beck (Jennifer), Jessica Mowrer, and Troy Mowrer; loving grandfather of Destiny, Jakob, and Jaxson; cherished son of Naomi Young (nee Miller) and the late Hugh Young; dear brother of Robin, Tracy, Rodger, Darrell, and Shannon; also survived by many nieces, nephews,...
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KATHLEEN M. AUSFLUG

October 1, 1948 - August 11, 2017

AUSFLUG KATHLEEN M. AUSFLUG (nee Maurer), age 68. Beloved wife of 43 years to Denis. Loving mother of Kelly Lewis (Patrick), Brandy, Denis II (Shelley) and Theodore (Jill). Cherished grandmother of 9; great grandmother of 1. Dear sister of Theodore Maurer (deceased) (Maureen), Michael Maurer (Robin), Patricia Witt (Bill). Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. In lieu of flowers...
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MICHALINE OSAR

November 20, 1920 - August 10, 2017

MICHALINE OSAR (nee Steciow) age 96. Beloved wife of the late Walter. Loving sister of the late Joseph Steciow and Ann Kolke. Aunt of Keven Kolke (Marsha) and Cheryl Kolke-Byers. Great aunt of Katie Kolke, Kerri Warner (Frank) and Eric Byers (Lori). Great great grandmother of 8. Member of the Eastern Star and loved to travel and gardening. Funeral services at the funeral home Wednesday August 16,...
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IRENE C. ADAMS

July 2, 1926 - August 10, 2017

ADAMS IRENE C. ADAMS (nee Brosnatch), age 91. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Frank (Debra) and Bruce (Cheryl). Cherished grandmother of Derick Sullivan (Gina), Connor Adams and Tracy Sullivan; great grandmother and great great grandmother of many. Dear sister of the late Steve Wheeler, Mary Rogalinski, Elizabeth, Antony, John and Ed Brosnatch. Also survived by nieces, nephews...
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MARY ANN ZACCARO

January 30, 1927 - August 9, 2017

ZACCARO MARY ANN ZACCARO (nee Florio), age 90. Beloved wife of the late Louis. Loving mother of Janice Surovey (Thomas), Loretta and Frank. Cherished grandmother of Thomas (Megan), Robert and Ryan Surovey, Jillian Bartal (Jason); great grandmother of Ava, Marina, Noah, Makalie, Austin, Olivia, Evyn, Raelynn Surovey. Dearest daughter of the late Peter and Jennie (nee Porelli) Florio. Dear sister...
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PATRICIA ANN BRANCIFORT

June 18, 1941 - August 9, 2017

BRANCIFORT PATRICIA A. BRANCIFORT (nee Moore), age 76. Beloved wife of 52 years to Jack. Loving mother of Nicole Parnell (Mike, deceased); step mother of Linda Bauer, Mike (Annemarie) and Jack. Cherished grandmother of Erica and Emily Parnell; step grandmother of 9. Dear sister of Lois (deceased) and John Moore. Former employee of American Greetings. All services and interment private....
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CARMELA PORCELLI

September 4, 1936 - August 7, 2017

CARMELA PORCELLI (nee Spinelli) age 80. Beloved wife of the late Armando. Loving mama of Walter, Fabio (Teziana) (of Italy) and the late Robert. Cherished "Nona" of Amanda and Lucas. Dear sister of Victoria (Emelio) and Antonio Spinelli (dec) (Maria. Aunt and friend of many. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Rocco Church, Saturday August 12, 2017 at 10:00 AM. Entombment Italy. Friends received Friday...
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SARAH MARGARET ANN MABEE

June 7, 2004 - August 7, 2017

SARAH MARGARET ANN MABEE age 13. Cherished daughter of Stuart and Stephanie (nee Weers). Loving sister of Jack. Darling granddaughter of G. William and Sylvia Mabee and Major and Peggy Weers. Special niece of Scott (Ellen), Christopher (Kimberly) and Michael (Kalyn) Mabee, Michelle Gilvannelli (Michael) and Steve Weers (Kim). Dear cousin and friend of many. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Albert...
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JEANETTE E. BARBER

May 10, 1934 - August 1, 2017

BARBER JEAN E. BARBER age 83 of Kent. Passed away peacefully with her family at her side. Born May 10, 1934 in Lyndhurst, OH to the late Earl and Pearl Kohler. Loving mother of Vince Borgione, Gina Ufert, Tawney Barber and Peru Barber (Dean Gellner). Grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 4. Dear sister of Ruth Studer (late George). Loving aunt and friend of many. In lieu of flowers,...
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JOSEPH V. SHANNON

June 7, 1936 - August 1, 2017

SHANNON JOSEPH V. SHANNON. Beloved husband of 38 years to Jan Marie (nee Noernberg). Loving father of Monica Ebsary (Edwin), Dr. Kelly Keefe (Dr. Michael), Anita Krizek (Michael) and Jason (Jean). Cherished grandfather of Rachel, Bridget, Morgan, Connor, Dillan, James, Helen and one more blessing on the way. Dear brother of Dolly McHail, Dr. George, James and the late Patricia Christner. Member...
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ROBERT G. HANNA

November 7, 1944 - August 1, 2017

HANNA ROBERT G. HANNA, age 72. Loving father of Sean (Torie) and Robert III (Lisa). Cherished grandfather of one. Dear brother of Vince Doll and the late Leona, Larid, Lynn, Kurt Doll, and Mark Doll. All services and interment private. Arrangements entrusted to the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 3202 FULTON ROAD, CLEVELAND (NORTH OF I-71).
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ISIDORO "SINO" LaROSA

April 23, 1938 - July 31, 2017

LaROSA ISIDORO "SINO" LaROSA, age 79. Beloved husband of Balbina (nee Backiel). Loving father of Patrick (deceased), Michele, Mark and Jeffrey. Cherished grandfather of Tanner and Trevor. Dear brother of Frank and Rose Martinelli. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday August 3, 2017 St. Anthony of Padua Church (State Road) at 9:30AM. Entombment...
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JIM D. TAYLOR

August 11, 1965 - July 30, 2017

TAYLOR JIM D. TAYLOR age 51. Devoted son of Lula and the late Martin Taylor; loving brother of Tim and Duane. Special uncle of Charles Beasley (Ramona); dear nephew of Lillie Hart (John). Cleveland Police Officer for 20 years. Funeral services at the funeral home Friday August 4, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interment Brooklyn Heights Cemetery. Friends received THURSDAY 3 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI AND...
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MICHAEL W. KOEGLE

February 3, 1984 - July 29, 2017

KOEGLE MICHAEL W. KOEGLE, age 33. Loving and devoted son of Bill and Karen (nee Damm). Dear brother of Eric (twin) (Amy) and David. Cherished grandson of Richard and Nancy Damm. Also survived by aunts, uncles and many dear friends. Mike was a lifelong Cleveland sports FANATIC and will be surely missed. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday August 5, 2017 St. Albert the Great Church, 6667 Wallings...
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JOHN J. PALCISKO

February 9, 1942 - July 29, 2017

PALCISKO JOHN J. PALCISKO, age 75. Beloved husband of 54 years to Annette (nee Lovich). Loving father of John J. Jr., Brian (Charlene), and Craig Palcisko. Dear brother of Veronica Gaiser, Val Palcisco, Tom Palcisco and Emma Jean Wink. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends.John worked at Kroger's for 15 years, Owned All Pro Truck Repair in Cleveland's Flats, was one of the...
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PATRICIA G. MURPHY

November 23, 1948 - July 29, 2017

MURPHY PATRICIA G. MURPHY (nee Schaefer), age 68. Beloved wife of 47 years to Jerry.Loving and devoted mother of Stephanie (Matt Hemeyer) and Jay (Melissa). Cherished grandmother of Benjamin, Sarah and Halen. Dearest daughter of the late George and Josephine (nee Denko) Schaefer. Dear sister of the late Ronald Schaefer. Also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Mass of...
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LOUISE POTTER

March 16, 1930 - July 29, 2017

POTTER, LOUISE POTTER (nee Lowe), age 87. Beloved wife of the late Neal Sr. Loving mother of Phyllis (deceased), Wayne (Bernice), Donald (deceased), Neal Jr. and Mike (Jean). Cherished grandmother of Rhonda Abell, Cindy Moran, Wayne, Mary Gura, Joe, Jessica, Sarah, Cate; great grandmother of Kayla, Kevin, Anthony, Kaleb, Chase and Emma. Dear sister of June Dawson and the following deceased;...
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CHARLENE MARIE KIEHL

November 17, 1949 - July 28, 2017

KIEHL CHARLENE M. KIEHL (nee Milota) age 67. Beloved wife of Donald. Loving mother of Craig Kiehl (Kathy) and Nicole Garnek (Daniel). Cherished grandmother of Colton Garnek, and the late Kaden Garnek. Dear sister of Kathryn Pavarini. Friend of many. In lieu of flowers, contributions requested to the American Cancer Society. Mass of Christian Burial, Holy Family Church, (York Rd), Saturday August...
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JUDITH LANTZ

November 12, 1943 - July 28, 2017

LANTZ JUDITH "DARLA" LANTZ (nee O'Donnell) age 73. Beloved wife of 48 years to Larry; devoted mother of Landon, Darren (Chris), Amber, and Allana; cherished grandmother of Desiree, Coby, Brianna, and Jocelyn; loving great grandmother of Trinity; dear sister of Jerry and Renee. "St. Christopher and your Angels be with You!" Judy worked at Ohio Bell for 24 years. Funeral Liturgy 10:00 a.m.,...
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BONNIE MacKEOWN

July 10, 1945 - July 26, 2017

MacKEOWN BONNIE MacKEOWN age 72. Beloved wife of Dennis for 46 years. Loving mother of Michael MacKeown and Kelly Baker (Eric). Cherished Nana of Skye, Gwen and Ari Baker. Dear sister of Marlyn Opritza, Nancy Kuivila and Charlie Nugent. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Funeral services at the funeral home Saturday July 29, 2017 at 5:00 PM. Final Resting Place, Ohio Western Reserve National...
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CATHERINE B. OLIVERIO

May 15, 1932 - July 25, 2017

OLIVERIO CATHERINE B. OLIVERIO (nee Horvath), age 85. Beloved wife of 65 years to the late Joseph Sr. Loving mother of Barbara R., Joseph Jr. (Beth) and the late Cheryl A. Cherished grandmother of Nick and Jackie. Dearest daughter of the late George and Anna (nee Kovach) Horvath. Dear sister of the late Rose Hyre, Helen Malinowski, Mary Ryan, Joseph, Peter and James Horvath. The family suggests...
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IDA R. PELOSO

September 1, 1920 - July 24, 2017

IDA PELOSO (nee Tonizzo) age 96. Beloved wife of the late Louis. Loving mother of Albert (Kathy) and Gloria Watson (Frank). Cherished grandmother of Mary Kay Lackner, William, Elizabeth Wilkins and John Watson and great grandmother of 10. Dear sister of the late Ada, Vera and Jean. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Rocco Church, Friday – July 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery....
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DANIEL R. KRUPICKA

May 8, 1965 - July 23, 2017

KRUPICKA DANIEL R. KRUPICKA, age 52. Loving father of Nikolis (Taylor), Patrick, and Hollie; cherished grandfather of Nikolis-Thor and Waylon; dear son of Jacqueline and the late Robert; caring brother of Lisa Zeleznik (Frank) and Julie Nick (John); uncle, nephew, cousin, and friend of many. Memorial Mass 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Holy Family Church, Parma. Interment will be...
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ROBERT THOMAS ANDREWS

November 21, 1951 - July 23, 2017

Robert T. Andrews, age 65, of Coshocton, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Robert was born in Omaha, Nebraska on November 21, 1951 to the late Robert Frederick and Lois Jean (Reed) Andrews. Robert obtained a Bachelor's degree with a major in English and a minor in Political Science. He worked for 18 years in multiple financial institutions, beginning with City Loan and Savings, working his...
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RAYMOND J. KASL

March 20, 1936 - July 20, 2017

RAYMOND J. KASL age 81. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Waydo). Loving father of David (Jackie), LoriAnn Kleem, (Ferris) and Matthew (Laetitia Guezet). Devoted grandfather of Katherine, Jessica Sachara (Garrett), Hazel, Joseph (Patty), Raymond Kleem (fiancé Michelle), Jason Kleem, Elias Kleem, Benjamin and Emily. Great grandfather of 9. Dear brother of Elian Bakos (James) and Kenneth (Kathy). U...
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ANTHONY J. JARAB

September 23, 1992 - July 19, 2017

ANTHONY J. JARAB, age 24. Devoted father of Ashlynn; cherished son of Nicholle Russo (Dave Melton), and John Jarab; loving brother of John, Alex, Michael, Abby and Ryan; beloved grandson of Kay and Frank (deceased) Russo, and Robert and Joyce (deceased) Jarab; dear nephew, cousin and friend of many; special friend and mother to his daughter, Shayna; dear friend Jenee Patterson (grandmother of...
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RAMONA A. CHILDS

January 22, 1930 - July 18, 2017

CHILDS RAMONA A. CHILDS (nee LaRose), age 87. Beloved wife of the late James B.Loving mother of James Jr. (deceased) (Jeanette), Kathy Schrader (Kenneth), Rose Richards (David) and the late Cheryl. Cherished grandmother of James (Peggy), Cheryl Kopin (David), Christine Schrader, Bobby, Michelle Morvin (Eric), Tammy Barnett (Chris) and Amber Fay (Randall); great grandmother of Elizabeth, Casey,...
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GERARD "JERRY" PALMER

September 13, 1955 - July 17, 2017

PALMER GERARD L. "JERRY" PALMER, age 61. Dearest son of the late Michael and Ruth (nee Wolters). Dear brother of Charlene LeBel (fiancé Frank Kant), Edward (deceased) (Joyce), Michael (deceased) and Michele McMillan (Ronald). Loving fiancé of Patricia Schmidt. Also survived by cousins, nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Retired director of human resources for SMART. In lieu of flowers the...
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BARBARA GARDNER

January 31, 1929 - July 15, 2017

GARDNER BARBARA L. GARDNER (nee Will), age 88. Loving mother of Mary Ellen Gardner-Turner (Renard), Debra Jensch (Robert) and David (Mary T. "T.C."). Cherished grandmother of Meredith and Caroline. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to Cudell Improvement Inc., 9821 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44102. Celebration of Life Service Wednesday July 26, 2017 at the Gathering Center...
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LORETTA H. MATHEWS

March 13, 1925 - July 11, 2017

MATHEWS LORETTA H. MATHEWS "LOR" (nee Haas), age 92. Beloved wife to the late Edward "Ed". Loving mother of Barb Sovol (Ed, Jr.). Cherished grandmother of Becky and Andy (Kelley); great grandmother "GG" of Maxine Elizabeth "Max". Dear sister of Margaret Leach (Glenn, deceased) and Marion Lillie (George, deceased). Also survived by nieces, nephews, Godchildren and many dear friends. Thank you...
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ROBERT G. HINTZE

August 17, 1929 - July 9, 2017

HINTZE ROBERT G. HINTZE, age 87. Beloved husband of the late Elvira (nee Friedenstab) and Rosalie (nee Kaffke). Loving father of Christiane Koers (David), Ralph (Amy); stepfather of Ruth Bemer (Terry), Doris Roof (Tim), Margaret Hasko (Robert), Robert (deceased) (Donna) and John. Cherished grandfather of Allison Zentner (Shawn), Danielle Petrow (Douglas), Madison and Taylor Roof, Robert Jr.,...
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LAWRENCE J. VERBOS

April 5, 1932 - July 9, 2017

VERBOS LAWRENCE J. VERBOS, age 85. Beloved husband of the late Stella (nee Dusha). Loving father of Lawrence Jr., John (Ellen) and Mary Ann. Cherished grandfather of Rachel and Nicholas. Dearest son of the late Nick and Mary (nee Vehr). Dear brother of Nick (deceased), Mary Kessler (deceased), Yvonne Ford, Dolores Dufala, Ed and Lenny. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. U.S....
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JOHN G. POST

February 24, 1948 - July 5, 2017

POST JOHN G. POST, age 69. Beloved husband of 46 years to Toni (nee Hagedorn). Loving father of Jeff (Kristy), Kim Borczuch and Kris. Cherished Papa of Joey, Sofia, Ryan and Luke. Dearest son of the late George and Jessie (Carder) (nee Rogers). Dear brother of James, Roger and the late Kenneth, Judith and David. Also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends especially his...
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BRANDON W. SIGLER

June 26, 1973 - July 3, 2017

BRANDON W. SIGLER age 44. Beloved father of Brittany/ Cherished son of Terry (Marie) Sigler and Scarlett Kitts (Billy). Loving grandfather of Gavin. Dear brother of Ernest (Carrie nee Northrup), Tricia Gingery and Jeffrey Gyurky (Emma). Companion of Jennifer Wittford and best four legged friend Sydney. Uncle, cousin and friend of many. Proud U.S. Army Veteran. A Celebration of Life Service will...
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JAMES ANDREW FARGO

November 16, 1964 - July 1, 2017

JAMES ANDREW FARGO age 52, came to the end of his 13 month battle with pancreatic cancer on July 1st, 2017. A knight in shining armor to his wife, a superhero to his daughters, known as Bampa to his grandkids and simply Jim to his brother Tony & friends, James was the strongest man they ever knew. He was a Professional HVAC Manager and a skilled tradesman in everything he tried. He also loved...
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ESTHER M. JENNINGS

December 25, 1923 - July 1, 2017

JENNINGS ESTHER M. JENNINGS (nee Kobar), age 93. Loving mother of David (Liz Sotz) and Yvonne Hullinger (Tim). Cherished grandmother of Susan Jennings-Harder (Brian), David Jennings III (Jennifer) and Jessica Donnelly; great grandmother of Alex, Hailey, Hallie, Huck, Paige and Margot; great great grandmother of Amaya. Dearest daughter of the late Frank and Josephine Kobar. Dear sister of the...
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LAWRENCE ZJABA

January 8, 1946 - July 1, 2017

LAWRENCE E. ZJABA age 71. Beloved husband of Helen (nee Markus). Loving father of Larry, Jr. (Rachel), Tom (Andrea), Joe, Renee Pozzuto (Michael), Robert (Diana) and Tim (Rachel). Cherished grandfather of Alex, Josh, Justin, Ilya, Isabella, Von and Michael. Dear brother of Bill. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Adalbert Church, Thursday July 6, 2017 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends...
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KIRK VAN GELDER

February 18, 1968 - July 1, 2017

KIRK VAN GELDER age 49. Beloved husband of Melissa (nee Smeal). Devoted father of Sara. Loving son of Evelyn Impert (Norman) and the late Frank. Dearest brother of Edward (Maria), Michael (Jessica) and Kenny Limpert (Kathy). Son in law of Donna and Thomas Smeal. Nephew, uncle, cousin and friend of many. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the funeral home Thursday July 6, 2007 at 6:30...
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CARRIE LYNN LEE

August 8, 1970 - July 1, 2017

CARRIE L. LEE (nee Woods) age 46. Pass July 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. Beloved mother of Amber Lee, Rachel Collins and Juanita Osorio. Cherished grandmother of 6. Dearest daughter of Linda Bunch. Sister of Jeffrey woods and Renee Woods. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Funeral services at the funeral home Wednesday July 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM. Interment Thursday July 6, 2017, West Park...
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JOSEPH R SKANDERA

February 21, 1956 - June 27, 2017

JOSEPH R. SKANDERA age 61. Beloved husband of Judith (nee Pickens). Dearest son of the late Richard and Ida. Friend of many. Funeral services Saturday July 8, 2017 at the Grace Cathedral Akron Chapel, 1053 Canton Road, Springfield Twp, OH 44312 at 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends received at the church 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM.
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RICHARD A. KESTRANEK

November 3, 1943 - June 27, 2017

KESTRANEK RICHARD A. KESTRANEK, age 73. Beloved husband of 52 years to Carol (nee Incorvia). Loving father of Anthony and Tim. Cherished grandfather "Poppy" of Seth, Sammy and Peyton. Dear brother of Mary Ann Miskovich (John) (both deceased), Michael (deceased), Ron (Pat), Connie Weber; brother in law of Angelo Incorvia (deceased), Joseph (deceased) (Pauline), Paulette Abbruzzese (deceased) ...
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KATHERINE PRYSTASZ

August 8, 1930 - June 25, 2017

KATHERINE PRYSTASZ (nee Gnap) age 86. Beloved wife of Antoni. Loving mother of Irene Gennaro (James), Grace Gallucci (Michael), Zygmund Prystasz (Janice) and the late Jan. Cherished grandmother of John Gennaro (Kelly), Kimberly Ware (Tyson), Michael Gallucci (Elizabeth), Nicholas Gallucci (Chelsea), Alissa and Justin Prystasz. Great grandmother of Makenzie, Jacob and Tyson. Dear sister of the...
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ROSEMARY I. KUSCHMEIDER

January 17, 1926 - June 23, 2017

KUSCHMEIDER ROSEMARY I. KUSCHMEIDER (nee Shafts), age 91. Beloved wife of the late William "Casey". Loving mother of Nancy Bailey (Brent), Bill (Rose), Larry (Faith) and Mike. Cherished grandmother of Kristen Pandilidis (Andrew), Erin West (Greg), Kathryn Heuer (Thomas), Michael (Nicole), Jennifer Weaver (Bruce) and Emma: great grandmother of 6. Dear sister of Emma Jean Hall. Also survived by...
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