2014 Year In Review

Remembering the lives of the most notable personalities lost in 2014

A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes and Tributes.com bring you a list of their most recent obituaries. Each entry contains a link to the full obituary which has all of the wake and funeral service information, and where you may leave your condolences in the memory book.

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  • DANTE A.  PALANGE Obituary Photo
    DANTE A. PALANGE, 68 Brunswick, Ohio

    July 30, 1946 - January 25, 2015

    PALANGE DANTE A. PALANGE, age 68. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Tesar). Loving father of Dominique Kell (Chris). Cherished grandfather of Joshua Kell. Dearest son of the late Dante L. and Catherine (nee Derrico)....


  • ROBERT L.  GALL Obituary Photo
    ROBERT L. GALL, 90 Lafayette, Georgia

    September 22, 1924 - January 24, 2015

    GALL ROBERT L. GALL, age 90. Passed away Saturday, January 24, 2015 in Rossville, Ga. Born September 22, 1924, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late George and Irene Gall. He served his country in the U. S. Army...


  • ELIZABETH "BETTY" HERRMANN, 87 Strongsville, Ohio

    January 8, 1928 - January 24, 2015

    HERRMANN ELIZABETH "BETTY" HERRMANN, age 87. Dearest daughter of the late Percy and Gertrude (nee Blazek) Herrmann. Dear sister of Robert Herrmann (Betty) (both deceased). Dear aunt of Robert (Vicki), James (Jane) and...


  • PETER PEARSALL, SR. Obituary Photo
    PETER PEARSALL, SR. Cleveland, Ohio

    January 23, 2015

    PEARSALL PETER E. PEARSALL, SR., age 72. Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Taylor) for 54 years; devoted father of Paul (Jessica), Peter Jr. (Lisa), Ian Michael, Kevin (Robin Long), and Dean; cherished grandfather of 17...


  • YOLANDA CAMERIERI Obituary Photo
    YOLANDA CAMERIERI, 100 Northfield, Ohio

    October 7, 1914 - January 23, 2015

    CAMERIERI YOLANDA CAMERIERI (nee Versaci), age 100. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of JoAnne Mendise (deceased) (Sam, wife Cynthia, both deceased), Joseph (deceased) and Josephine (deceased). Cherished...


  • THOMAS SKEENS Obituary Photo
    THOMAS SKEENS, 59 Middleburg Heights, Ohio

    June 29, 1955 - January 20, 2015

    SKEENS THOMAS SKEENS, age 59. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Ganss). Loving son of the late Lucian and Mary (nee Hout). Dear brother of Mary Ann McGinty (Brian), Susan Phillips (Ron, deceased), Patricia Hoover (deceased...


  • JOHN  M. POZNIK Obituary Photo
    JOHN M. POZNIK, 57 Euclid, Ohio

    November 9, 1957 - January 19, 2015

    POZNIK JOHN M. POZNIK, age 57. Dearest son of the late John and Jane (nee Dolenc) Poznik. Dear brother of Jeannette Ripepi (Steve) and James Poznik (Cathy). Loving uncle of Jenna and Stephen Ripepi, Calvin, Brent and...


  • CHRIS PICKERING Obituary Photo
    CHRIS PICKERING, 45 Parma, Ohio

    October 24, 1969 - January 17, 2015

    PICKERING CHRIS PICKERING, age 45. Beloved husband of 18 years to Angela (nee Demming). Dearest son of April (nee Segedi) and the late Paul. Dear brother of the late Paul, Bryan and Brandy Lynn. Dear son in law of Tony...


  • MAYARLEEN TIELL Obituary Photo
    MAYARLEEN TIELL Olmsted Falls, Ohio

    January 16, 2015

    TIELL MAYARLEEN TIELL (nee Wheeler), age 82. Beloved wife of William Sr. Loving mother of William Jr. (Lisa), Elise Kurbat (Bobby) and John (Nicole). Cherished grandmother of Adam, Noah and Seth. Dear sister of Ron...


  • ALBERT D. RIGGI Obituary Photo
    ALBERT D. RIGGI, 81 Columbia Station, Ohio

    February 11, 1933 - January 16, 2015

    ALBERT D. RIGGI age 81. Beloved husband of Joan (nee Sebek). Loving father of Linda Vaughn (Jim), Robin, Anthony (Patty), Jeffrey (Kathleen) and Melissa Varner (Denny) and the late Albert and Dean. Cherished grandfather...


  • ANN S. ZEMAITIS Obituary Photo
    ANN S. ZEMAITIS, 79 Brunswick, Ohio

    September 22, 1935 - January 15, 2015

    ZEMAITIS ANN S. ZEMAITIS (nee Rifici), age 79. Beloved wife of the late Bill. Loving mother of Sam (Erlinda), Bill Jr. (Brenda), John (Etta), Chuck (Sue), Maryann, Joe (Lori) and C.J. Cherished grandmother of Billy,...


  • HELEN CICCOTOSTO, 86 Cleveland, Ohio

    June 22, 1928 - January 15, 2015

    CICCOTOSTO HELEN CICCOTOSTO (nee Blozek) age 86. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Lisa Fox (Dean). Cherished grandmother of Mark Zarefoss, Gillian Malave (Josh), and the late Gregory Zarefoss; and great...


    PHELENA CODDINGTON, 74 Brook Park, Ohio

    February 14, 1940 - January 13, 2015

    PHELENA CODDINGTON (nee Rickard) age 74. Beloved wife of the late James W. Loving mother of Bonnie, Connie, Janet, Diane Martinez (Tony) and James, Jr. Cherished grandmother of Justin, Matthew, Eddie, Bryce, Lenah,...


  • VINCENT Z. LOS Obituary Photo
    VINCENT Z. LOS, 72 Hinckley, Ohio

    September 29, 1942 - January 9, 2015

    LOS VINCENT Z. LOS age 72. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Baldun). Loving father of Sandra Gladding (Robert) and Shawn Los (Bridgette). Cherished grandfather of Bobby and Brandon Gladding, Benjamin and Wilson Los. Dear...


  • MARY PETROW, 89 Parma, Ohio

    February 25, 1925 - January 7, 2015

    PETROW MARY PETROW (nee Serazin). Beloved wife of the later Vladimir. Loving mother of Christopher (Katlin), Laraine Jaeger (Joe) and Kenneth (Kathy). Cherished grandmother of Jonathon and Remington. Dear sister of...


  • THOMAS G. ZUNICH Obituary Photo
    THOMAS G. ZUNICH Columbia Station, Ohio

    January 6, 2015

    ZUNICH THOMAS G. ZUNICH, age 77. G.E. Employee for 35 years. Beloved husband of the late Beverly (nee Godish). Loving father of Danielle Voytek (Richard) and Jeffrey (Michelle). Cherished grandfather of Anthony Voytek,...


  • ELIZABETH A. MITCHELL Obituary Photo
    ELIZABETH A. MITCHELL, 82 North Royalton, Ohio

    October 3, 1932 - January 6, 2015

    MITCHELL ELIZABETH A. MITCHELL (nee Harbuck), age 82. Beloved wife of the late Howard. Loving mother of Dale (deceased) (Julia), Dana (Patricia) and Linda (Mark Piezer). Cherished grandmother of 10; great grandmother...



    November 1, 1938 - January 5, 2015

    GOVERDOVSKI ALEXANDER GOVERDOVSKI, age 76. Loving father of Vesna Goverdovski, Tanya Vinci (Anthony) and Alexander Goverdovski Jr. Cherished grandfather of Anthony Goverdovski (deceased), Michael Goverdovski, U.S.M.C....


  • RUTH E. FALCONE Obituary Photo
    RUTH E. FALCONE, 86 Parma, Ohio

    May 5, 1928 - January 4, 2015

    FALCONE RUTH E. FALCONE (nee Smyers), age 86. Beloved wife of the late Ernest. Loving mother of Pamela. Dearest daughter of the late Glenn and Leona (nee Pfeiffer) Smyers. Dear sister of the late Dorothy Hardin, Lloyd,...


  • ANNA G. CAVANAUGH Obituary Photo
    ANNA G. CAVANAUGH, 93 Brook Park, Ohio

    October 23, 1921 - January 3, 2015

    CAVANAUGH ANNA G. CAVANAUGH (nee Deutsch) age 93. Beloved wife of the late James. Loving mother of Theresa Gold (Dennis), Eileen Robinson (Dale) (of AZ), Anita Capek and Gene Jakubowski (Tony). Cherished grandmother of...


  • JOSEPH "JOE ZUPES" ZUPPERO, 81 Wellington, Ohio

    February 25, 1933 - January 3, 2015

    JOSEPH 'JOE ZUPES" ZUPPERO age 81. Beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Foster). Loving father of Kathryn Labrosse and Maureen Labrosse. Cherished grandfather of Roman Labrosse, Ella Tribuzzo and Khloe Trent. Dearest son of...


  • SUE KOLTISKA Obituary Photo
    SUE KOLTISKA, 57 Cleveland, Ohio

    November 21, 1957 - January 2, 2015

    SUE KOLTISKA (nee Holt) age 57. Went to Our Lord on January 2, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Richard. Daughter of Joyce Smead and Jack Holt. Loving mother of Bryan Holt (Kimberly), Timothy Holt (Jeana), Amanda Sinatra ...


  • HOWARD M. FELDMAN Obituary Photo
    HOWARD M. FELDMAN, 90 Sandusky, Ohio

    June 30, 1924 - January 2, 2015

    HOWARD M. FELDMAN age 90. Passed peacefully at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, OH with his loving companion of 40 years Joan Bowman by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Georgiana "Jackie". Dear...


  • HELENA "MARGE"  NEWKIRK Obituary Photo
    HELENA "MARGE" NEWKIRK, 87 Brunswick, Ohio

    April 24, 1927 - January 2, 2015

    NEWKIRK MARGE NEWKIRK (nee Robinson), age 87. Loving mother of Nancy Martin (Mark James), Thomas Fortenbaugh (JoAnn), Gregory Newkirk (Kathleen) and Robert Fortenbaugh. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Swartz and...


  • ANDY LASH Obituary Photo
    ANDY LASH, 95 North Royalton, Ohio

    June 14, 1919 - December 31, 2014

    ANDY LASH age 95. Beloved husband of the late Harriet (nee Kiebl). Loving father of Sharon and Linda Lash. Cherished grandfather of Andrew Lash. Dear brother of the late Michael, George "Jiggs", Mary Zielinski and Helen...