Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

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

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

Thank you for placing your trust and confidence in us.

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

Our Obituaries

Robert "Bobby" Friswold

August 21, 1989 - June 17, 2017

Robert "Bobby" Friswold, 27, of Rocky River, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2017. Beloved son of Donald (Christine) and Janice (née Hertzer); loving brother of Sarah (fiancée Amanda) and Elizabeth; cherished grandson of Donald Hertzer, the late Marilyn Futhey, and the late Frank A. and Mary Jean Friswold; dear nephew of Ronald Hertzer, Catherine Erickson, Daniel Hertzer, and Marilyn Carlson,...
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M. Jayne Michaels

August 14, 1923 - June 13, 2017

M. Jayne Michaels (Mafalda) (née Bologna), 93, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Beloved wife of the late George; dear mother of Ric Michaels (Lynne), Lorri Longo (David), and Michael R. Michaels; loving grandmother of Thomas Michaels, Lesley Michaels (Jason), Timothy Longo (Erin), Jeffrey Longo (Carly), and Bradley Longo (Karissa); sister of Yolanda Labate (twin) and the late Frank, Mela,...
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Harry A. Orris

August 24, 1945 - June 13, 2017

Harry A. Orris, age 71, passed away June 13, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born Aug. 24, 1945, to Dolores Orris (nee Lindberg) and the late Harold Randa. Dear brother and uncle of many; cherished friend to countless others. Harry grew up in Painesville and graduated from Ohio State University, working as a Kroger cashier to put himself through school. He taught Spanish and French in...
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Robert D. Hopper

September 3, 1951 - June 12, 2017

Robert D. Hopper, 65, of Stahlstown, PA, passed away suddenly Monday, June 12, 2017 in Elyria, OH. Beloved husband of Tacey (née Keller); loving father of Jessie (Aaron) Zacek of Prospect, NY, Seth (Lacy) Hopper of Indianapolis, IN, and Luke Hopper of Fort Cambell, KY; cherished grandfather of Abigail, Joshua, Madeline, Samantha, and Nathaniel Zacek, and Mikayla, Angela, and Tyler Hopper; dear...
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Ronald L. Cross

July 14, 1932 - June 8, 2017

Ronald L. Cross, 84, of Cleveland, beloved husband of Martha Blachly-Cross; dear father to John (Karen), Jim (Sharon), and Susan Cross, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 as a result of complications from Parkinson's Disease. He was born July 14, 1932 in Palestine, Illinois to Pearl Mae Fouty Cross and Victor Cross. He was one of four children. He is preceded in death by his brother, Robert and...
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Anthony "Tony" Vinci

January 6, 1919 - June 2, 2017

Anthony R. Vinci (Tony), age 98, of Westlake. Passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, in the presence of his loving family. He was born in Sant'Agata di Militello, Sicily on January 6, 1919. Son of the late Anthony and Theresa Vinci; husband of the late Agnes; father of Anthony Vinci (Frances); grandfather of Victoria (Jeff Hriczik), Dana and Anthony Vinci; great-grandfather of Leo Vinci Hriczik;...
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Mary Ann Hackenberg

February 27, 1946 - June 1, 2017

Mary Ann Hackenberg (née Gambazza), 71, of Rocky River, beloved wife of the late John V. Hackenberg; loving mother of Robert McCreery and the late Dawn McCreery; step-mother of Scott (Vickie), Cindy, and Tom Hackenberg; devoted grandmother of Michael, Jacen, Bella, Scott, Jr., Jennifer, and Kenny, and great-grandmother of Jakob and Daniel, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017. Memorials may be...
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Jack E. Hunger

September 12, 1934 - May 31, 2017

Jack E. Hunger, age 82, of Rocky River, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Beloved husband of Helene K. Hunger (née Kaiser); loving father of John Hunger (Jodee) of Bay Village, Jane Colazzo of Avon Lake, Nancy Outcalt (Andy) of Avon Lake, and Fred Hunger (Marilyn) of Rocky River; cherished grandfather of Jenna, Jess, John Robert, Anthony, Trevor, Daniel, Kate, A.J., Emily, Jack, and Allison,...
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Dorothy "Dottie" Brown

April 27, 1931 - May 28, 2017

Dorothy Brown "Dottie", 86; loving wife of 62 years to the late Roger A.; cherished mother of Sally Jo Zuspan (Keith), Tamara Cunningham (Rick); grandmother of Katie, Zach, Collin and Brendan. Passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017, from lung cancer. Dottie was a clinical social worker for 62 years; she worked up until four months ago. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to Operation...
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Janet Quinn

February 21, 1932 - May 23, 2017

Janet Quinn (née McArthur), 85, of Parma Heights, beloved wife of the late Vernon T.; loving mother of Tom, Jill Centorbi (Phil), Sheryl Lanza (Dean), Dan, and Gayle; devoted grandmother of Aimee (Joe), Trisha, Jarrod (Rebecca), Michael (Shannon), Dina, and the late Matt Bezak, and great-grandmother of Anthony, Joseph, and Kahlan; dear sister of Jane Taylor (David) and Joan Folmer (the late John...
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William J. Slivka

April 14, 1935 - May 23, 2017

William J. Slivka, 82, of Newburgh Heights, born April 14, 1935, passed on May 23, 2017 in the company of his family. Beloved husband of Maureen (née Finley); loving father of James (Judy), Erin (Ocean), and Megan, and devoted step-father of Brian (Myra), Mary Jo, and Jennifer Walters; cherished grandfather of Terri and Taylor; dear brother of Jane (Don) Dahlhausen. William graduated from...
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Dawn Fuller

February 6, 1958 - May 20, 2017

Dawn L. Fuller, age 59. Beloved wife of Michael J. Gero; loving mother of Brian Hare (Brittany), Aaron and Matthew Hare; dear sister of Michael Fuller (Sherry), Mary Wildeboer and Christopher Fuller (Michelle); cherished step-mother and aunt. Passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 20, 2017. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Rocky River Presbyterian Church, 21750...
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Joyce Louise (Mills) Sutcliffe

December 24, 1929 - May 17, 2017

Joyce Louise (Mills) Sutcliffe (née Lumm), 87, of Rocky River, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Alden S. Mills and the late John P. (Jack) Sutcliffe; loving mother of John, Victoria Mills, Thomas, Keith Mills, William, Tracey Hagan, and the late Lisa Stewart; cherished grandmother of eighteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; dear sister of Edward Lumm and...
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George M. Borato

September 24, 1922 - May 11, 2017

George Michael Borato, 94, of Rocky River, beloved husband of the late Kathryn; loving father of Bernard Borato, Chari Borato-Zito (Chris), and Bonnie Brooks (Danny); grandfather of Donna Rae St. Bernard, Nick Borato, Emily Borato, and Danny Borato; great-grandfather of Alexandria, Nate, Claire, Dominic, Rowan and Tyler George; Passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Memorial...
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Speros Mavrakis

March 25, 1934 - April 23, 2017

Speros K. Mavrakis, age 83, of North Olmsted, beloved husband for 54 years of Despina; loving father of Mike S. (Ritsa); dearest pappou of Kayla and Dina; dear brother of Theodore (Artemi) of Crete, Greece; dear uncle of Roula; and friend of many, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017. All funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 10:00 am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 22909...
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Doreen Stepnowski

August 4, 1961 - April 20, 2017

Doreen Stepnowski, 55, daughter of Gail Stetina and the late Donald "Sonny" Stepnowski; loving sister of Eric Moss (Lisa), John Hrivnak (Cheryl), Dennis Hrivnak (Ruth), Kathrine Frye and twin sister Donna Shelby (Steve); 12 nieces and nephews and 18 great nieces and nephews. Passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017. All services private. Cremation by Busch Crematory. www.buschcares.com 440-333-9774
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Robin Richards

February 5, 1955 - April 20, 2017

Robin S. Richards (née Shaw), 62, of Bay Village, loving wife of 40 years to John; cherished mother of Mary Scheutzow (Ryan); daughter of Therese Shaw-Jones and the late Robert Shaw; sister of Mary Timmins (the late John), Fred Shaw (Diane), Phil Shaw (Dawn), and Bo Shaw (Elizabeth); aunt to many nieces and nephews; dear friend of the Lovett family and many others, peacefully passed away...
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William C. Davis

May 6, 1952 - April 11, 2017

William Davis, 64, of Cleveland, beloved husband of Debra (née Caudill); loving father of Rachele Davis, Nicole Comerford (Daniel), Bruce Caudill, Kristina Torres (Giovanni), Samantha Taylor (Nicholas); devoted grandfather of Christina, Anilisa, Walter, Jr., Brandon, Johnathon, Elizabeth, Dominic, Jaiden, Nicholas, Nicolette, Gianna, and Nadiya; dear brother of the late Eugene Davis; and brother...
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Molly Corpas

August 31, 1934 - April 9, 2017

Molly Jean Corpas (née Leontes), born August 31, 1934, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 9, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. Cherished wife of Constantine L., Corpas (Gust); loving mother of Catherine and Gus Bitounis, Jeanne and Tony Paras, Antonia and Nick Papanikolaou; adored grandmother of Peter, the late Dean, Leah, Taki, Michael, Malina, and Alexa; dear aunt and godmother...
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Nikolaos Paparizos

May 10, 1928 - April 7, 2017

Nikolaos Paparizos age 88, passed into eternal rest Friday, April 7, 2017. Beloved husband for over 56 years to Theodoti (nee: Paskos). Loving father of James (Kateryna) and Michael. Proceeded in death by 5 brothers and sisters. Dear uncle and friend of many. All funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 11, 10am at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church 2187 W14th at Fairfield, Reverend...
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William "Billy" Reddick

December 3, 1954 - April 7, 2017

William "Billy" Reddick, 62, loving son of Hope Reddick and the late James Reddick; brother of James (Hellen) Snyder and Robert Reddick; uncle of Olga Snyder; dear friend of Carolyn, Laura, Jerry, and many others from Welcome House and Bethesda Lutheran, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 7, 2017. A funeral service will be held at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview...
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Daniel J. Kruzer

July 1, 1983 - April 4, 2017

Daniel J. Kruzer, 33, beloved husband of Andrea; dear son of David and Peggy (née Rybicki); brother of D.J. (Adrienne), Aaron (former wife Tiffany), and Amy Richmond (Michael); uncle of Caleb, Elsa, and Liana; grandson of Richard Kruzer (Dolores), the late Victoria Kruzer, and Bob and Gladys Rybicki, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017. A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 10, 2017 at...
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Jerry F. Marquard

April 10, 1946 - March 25, 2017

Jerry F. Marquard, 70, of Rocky River, beloved husband of Tricia (née Wilber); loving father of Jeffrey (Andrea), John (Lee Ann), and Michael (Jessica); proud grandfather of Ava, John, Tony, Lily, Bella, Jamie, and Mackenzie; beloved brother of James (Kathy), Mary Beth H. M., Dennis (Katie), Ann Gilbert (Joe), and Vincent (Peggy); son of the late Vincent and Mary Jane (née Brennan); beloved...
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Robert "Rod" "Bob" Rodriguez

April 10, 1935 - March 21, 2017

Robert T. "Rod" "Bob" Rodriguez, 81, of Cleveland, former husband of the late Mary Jo Rodriquez Newman (Feighan); father of Lynn Utrata (Jim), Marc Rodriguez (Cary), Matthew Rodriguez; grandfather of Lindsey, Jamie, and Jack Utrata, Jack and Joe Rodriguez, and Reagan and Luke Rodriguez; brother of the late Lee; brother-in-law of Dorothy Rodriguez; uncle of Bobby, Danny, and the late Michael;...
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Glenn DiMauro

September 12, 1958 - March 17, 2017

Glenn DiMauro, 58, of Lakewood, Westlake's Italian cobbler, loving son of the late Joseph and Rosalie; cherished husband of Megan Horstemeier; dear brother of Steven (Debbie), David, and Joseph DiMauro; uncle of Steven, Gina, Nannette, Sonny, Joshua, Paige, Joey, Jacob, Abigail, Eleanor, Izaak, Ante, Jason, and Bella; and friend and mentor to many, passed away suddenly Friday, March 17, 2017....
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Elizabeth Lorenz

September 30, 1922 - March 17, 2017

Elizabeth A. Lorenz (née Appleton), 95, beloved wife of the late Charles F. Drumm and John H. Lorenz; loving mother of Anne M Heidemann and Charles A. Drumm (Cathy); cherished grandmother of Charles and Christopher Heidemann, Sarah Gourash (Dan), and Andrew Drumm (Peggy); great-grandmother of Emmet Gourash and Elizabeth Drumm; dear sister of the late Irving and Catherine Graham passed away...
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Ellen Jaquays

February 12, 1959 - March 14, 2017

Ellen L. Jaquays (née Gentzel), 58, of Fairview Park, beloved wife of William D.; loving mother of Sarah; daughter of Paul, Jr. and the late Eleanor Gentzel; sister of Robert Gentzel (Kim) of Norwalk; aunt of Eric (Caroline) and Heather Gentzel; sister-in-law of Deborah Thomas, Linda Jaquays, and Jeffrey Jaquays. Passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017. She was a teacher in Lakewood City Schools for...
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Gloria Poplawsky Dean

August 21, 1926 - March 2, 2017

Gloria Poplawsky Dean, only daughter of the late John and Josephine Hordeichik of Detroit, MI (formerly from Russia and Poland respectively) died on March 2, 2017 at the age of ninety. She is survived by her devoted husband William E. Dean, Jr., by her three sons (and their wives) Ralph (Linda), Alan (Diane) and Carl (Robin) and by six grandchildren---Gillian, Robert, Gina, Carla, Meadow, and...
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Shirley Fodor

November 10, 1927 - March 2, 2017

Shirley Marie Fodor (née Jorgenson), 89, beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of Wendie Lindberg (Mark), Nancy Hughes (Jim), and Keith (Mary Anne); devoted grandma of Joe (Ronni), Rae, Erica, Kyle, Zoe, and Jesse, passed Thursday, March 2, 2017. She will be dearly missed by her extended family whom she loved as her own. Shirley's family would like to thank and acknowledge her dear...
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Denise Smith

July 8, 1975 - February 24, 2017

Denise L. Smith, 41, of Cleveland went home to be with the Lord Friday, February 24, 2017. Beloved daughter of Dennie and Pauline Smith of Rock Creek; loving mother of Dominick, Alex, and Edwin of Cleveland; dear sister of Derrick; cherished aunt of Emma and Natalya; treasured niece of eight aunts, five uncles, and cousin to many. Denise was a nurse who graduated from St. Augustine Academy,...
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Julia Rose Thorne

March 28, 1926 - February 21, 2017

Julia Rose Thorne, 90, of Rocky River, adored and loving mother of daughters, Deborah Shaker and Diane Pawlowski; cherished grandmother of Robert Thorne; beloved sister to Doris Matula; dear aunt of Paul Matula. Passed away February 21, 2017. A private memorial service was held. To view her website and express condolences go to www.buschcares.com 440-333-9774
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Christe Norton McGraw

September 30, 1960 - February 18, 2017

Christe won her final victory over pain Saturday evening, the 18th of February, 2017. She is survived by her husband Bill, mother Suzanne, brother Chuck, and sister in law Carole Barthel of Winnetka, IL. She was educated at Principia College and earned her MBA at Case Western Reserve University. In earlier adult years she lived in Paris and traveled extensively worldwide for Vantage Travel. After...
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Pamela Kalina Saker

September 2, 1956 - January 25, 2017

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

February 12, 1963 - January 25, 2017

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

June 25, 1942 - January 12, 2017

Barbara L. Bartels (nee Forth), 74, of Westlake, beloved wife of Philip J.; loving mother of Kelly Mooney (Todd) and Dawn Prince (Steven); grandmother of Jessica and T.J. Mooney and Nicholas, Ava and Olivia Prince; sister of Thomas Forth (Karen) and Janine Turri (Lee). Passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Memorials are suggested to The Music Fund at Messiah Lutheran Church,21485 Lorain Ave,...
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Douglas N. Freeman

May 4, 1941 - January 9, 2017

Douglas N. Freeman, age 75, of North Olmsted. Husband of Jean (nee Garrett); father of Tracy Nelson Freeman, Tara Jean Zelinski (Richard), Teresa Janel Butler (Gerald), Torria Jane Verlie (Don) and Trent Douglas Freeman (Amy); grandfather of 13; great-grandfather of Scarlett Rayne; brother of Harry (Barbara), Sarah Eulene Jackson, Hoyt Jay Avants (Judy) and the late Betty Jean Freeman, Jackie...
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Jimmy W. Rayle

October 2, 1949 - January 7, 2017

Jimmy W. Rayle, 67, of Fairview Park, loving husband of 42 years to Leslie (nee Costello); beloved father of Brian and Jeff (Jana); devoted grandfather of Gregory and Nolan Rayle; dear son of Ruth Jacobson; brother of the late Ann Brewer and John Rayle; step-brother of Linda Erick; dear friend and uncle of many. Passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017.Memorial donations are suggested to Hugs and...
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Betty Hopkins

May 5, 1920 - January 3, 2017

Betty M. Hopkins, Age 96. Beloved wife of the late James Stewart Hopkins. Dear mother of Janet Gance (George) and Linn Stewart Hopkins. Grandmother of Jason Gance (Penny). Great grandmother of Joshua Gance. Sister of the late William Wilson and Mary Contant. Beloved aunt of Suzanne Ringkor. Passed away Tuesday January 3, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 677...
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Adele S. Lantz

July 27, 1924 - December 26, 2016

Adele S. Lantz (nee: Seitz), 92, of Fairview Park. Loving wife of the late Ralph E.; mother of Susan Coufalik (Michael); grandmother of Jennifer Beauchesne (Shaun) and Matthew Coufalik (Anne); great-grandmother of Abigail, Sophia, Michael and Joseph; sister of the late Annette Gross; and aunt to many. Passed away Monday, December 26,2016. Memorial contributions may be made to Messiah Lutheran...
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Ralph E. Lantz

March 17, 1923 - December 25, 2016

Ralph E. Lantz, 93, of Fairview Park. Loving husband of Adele (nee: Seitz); mother of Susan Coufalik (Michael); grandfather of Jennifer Beauchesne (Shaun) and Matthew Coufalik (Anne); great-grandfather of Abigail, Sophia, Michael and Joseph; brother of Helen Oswald and the late Edna Dorsey and Wesley Lantz; uncle to many. Passed away Sunday, December 25, 2016. Memorial contributions may be made...
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Flossie M. Sullivan

November 25, 1938 - December 24, 2016

Flossie M. Sullivan (nee Jones), 78 of Martin, SC; beloved wife of the late Willie; dear mother of Gwendolyn, Gregory, Denise, Ottavino, Terrence (Rev. Kellie), and Glenda Owens (Curtis); grandmother of 17; great-grandmother of 8; sister of 13; beloved aunt, cousin and friend of many. Passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016. Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, in care...
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Wheeler Harold Odell

December 29, 1932 - December 24, 2016

Wheeler "Pete" Odell, 83, of Rocky River, loving husband of 61 years to Kathryn (nee Martin); dear father of Lisa Thomas (Keith); devoted Grand Pa of Kaitlyn Thomas; brother of William Odell, Mary Mader and the late Richard Odell; uncle of many. Passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016. Pete enjoyed sailing at the Cleveland Yachting Club since his family joined in 1942. He inspired many young...
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David G. Enochian

January 8, 1947 - December 10, 2016

David G. Enochian, 69, of Bay Village, beloved husband of Bernardette (nee Novy); loving father of Greg (Lori) and Adrina (Matt Murray); dear grandpa of Stephen, Jennifer, Alex, and Ashley; brother of Nelson J. (Jan) and Sue (Bill Lee); loving son of the late Nelson and Rose; cousin of many including Marshall and Donald Landesman; and good friend of many, passed away December 10, 2016. David was...
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Paul Francis Feighan

October 22, 1937 - December 10, 2016

Paul Francis Feighan, age 79. Dear son of the late Joseph and Kathleen. Dearest brother of Joseph E. Feighan (Patricia), Nancy Berry (the late Roger) and the late John T. Feighan (Lynda) and Donald Feighan (Karen). Beloved uncle of Kathleen, Sheila, Nancy, Roger Jr., Mark, and Tim Berry, Joseph III, Ann Marie, Colleen, Ed, Katie, Paula, Moira, Mark, Kathleen, Matthew, Nancy, Donald, and Charlotte...
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Charlotte Pfitzenmaier

March 19, 1926 - December 9, 2016

The family of our beloved Charlotte announces her passing over into her new life on December 9, 2016. For 90 years, her life was manifested in many ways as an investor in and connector of people. She was an entrepeneur in several businesses with her first husband, Donald Lighton. When she married David Pfitzenmaier, she artfully melded two families together, and blessed them and her friends with...
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John J. Holub

July 24, 1924 - November 26, 2016

John J. Holub, 92, of Westlake, dear son of the late John A. and Anna E. (nee Hudak); beloved brother of Maryann Grabe (Thomas), Marge Holub and the late Bernard; friend and cousin of many. Passed away peacefully November 26, 2016. John was a graduate of St. Wendelin's class of 1938 and Benedictine class of 1942. He was a proud WWII Navy Veteran and active in St. Bernadette Parish, Westlake. He...
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Barbara Z. Cook

August 22, 1925 - November 25, 2016

Barbara Z. Cook (nee Zuhars), Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Daniel G. Cook, M.D. Dear mother of Russell Cook (Elisabeth) and Dale Cook (Char). Loving grandmother of Daniel R. Cook, David R. Cook, Thomas D. Cook and Samuel J. Cook. Great grandmother of Tristan R. Cook. Sister of the late Samuel Zuhars (Betty). Sister-in-law of David and Elaine Cook. A graduate of Ohio State University and life...
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Corrine R. Laule

January 28, 1923 - November 22, 2016

Corrine Laule (nee Schwartz), age 93, born in Avon, Ohio returned to our Lord on November 22, 2016. Beloved wife of 58 years to Carl (deceased). Loving mother of Linda (Richard) Peebles, Nancy Voss (deceased), Mary Kay (Gary) Nied, Carl (Barbara), Janis (Ed) Fasko, Patrice Maddox, Jodi Valentik (Kurt Meinberg) and James. Grandmother of 22; great-grandmother of 9. Sister of Rita Druso, Doris...
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Helen C. Beatty

November 23, 1925 - November 17, 2016

Helen C. Beatty (nee Calvin), 90, beloved wife of 60 years to the late Robert E.;dear mother of Calvin, Phillip, Lynnette Shuttleworth (Jim) and Jane Ann; loving grandmother of Monte, Randi, Joan, Tyler, Jason, Naryan and the late Chad; great-grandmother of Brendan and Tanner. Passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016. Helen was dearly loved and well taken care of by all of her friends on "Team Hon...
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JoAnn Gibson Houck

May 30, 1923 - November 14, 2016

JoAnn Gibson Houck, "Gibby and Mom-O" of Lakewood, Ohio died peacefully on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the age of 93. She was preceded by her brother, David Gibson. For 72 wonderful years, she was married to her husband, Robert Houck (Bob-O); mother to Katherine "Kay" Rennels (Jack) and Nancy Marquard (Michael); beloved grandmother to Matt Marquard, Molly Rennels Lazzara (Nick), Brandon Marquard...
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Florence Sheets

November 7, 1923 - November 13, 2016

Florence A. Sheets (nee Piechocinski) age 93, of Westlake. Loving wife of Richard; mother of Karen Johnson (Ed), Janice Perkins (Dan) and Rosemary Wilson (David); grandmother of Amy and Tracy Johnson, David Johnson (Michelle), Stephanie Helman (Todd),Michelle and Courtney Perkins, Brittany Gee (Bryan), Brian and Brooke Wilson; great-grandmother of Noah and Ashlyn Johnson and Elliot Gee; sister of...
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Mary Rita Auer

June 28, 1926 - November 12, 2016

Mary Rita Auer (nee Braun), 90, of Rocky River, beloved wife of the late Paul G.; loving mother of George P., Edward C., Robert J. (Sophia), Carol A. Guenthner (Mark), Thomas A., and the late Janet M.; grandmother of 6; sister of Charles and the late Conrad Braun. Passed away Saturday, November 12, 2016. Memorials may be forwarded to, St. Christopher Church. Prayer service at the funeral home,...
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Naomi Miller

May 20, 1935 - November 9, 2016

Naomi J. Miller (nee Lynn), 81, beloved wife of the late David; mother of Richard (Janet), David, Shawn (Laura Kelley) and the late Michael; grandmother of Melissa, Jennie, Christopher, Naomi, Kaleb and Nathan; great-grandmother of many; sister of Pete Lynn. Passed away Wednesday, November 9, 2016. Memorial contributions may be made to Cleveland Metroparks Zoological Society, 3900 Wildlife Way,...
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Eleanor E. Wisor

August 6, 1918 - November 3, 2016

ELEANOR E. WISOR (nee Forespring), age 98. Beloved wife of the late Harry Wisor; devoted mother of Peggy Hanson, Sally Graul (Roger), Connie Smith (Tim), Sam Wisor (Chris), Mark Wisor (Carol) and the late Matthew Wisor; loving grandmother of Paul, Amy, Elizabeth, Zachary, Jacob and the late Timothy; great-grandmother of 6; dear sister of the following deceased: Carolyn Deardorff, Elaine Carroll,...
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David Lawrence Baker

September 5, 1926 - November 2, 2016

David Lawrence Baker peacefully passed away on November 2,2016 at the ripe old age of 90 years. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 65 years, Virginia (Dede) (nee Bartlett) and his daughters, Ann (Roger) Knauer, Melissa (Tim) Henahan and Kim (Kirby) Gallagher. Seven grandchildren, Lauren (Tom) Stahl, David and Kim Knauer, Ryan Henahan and Riley, Kit and Aidan Gallagher filled his life with...
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Andrew G. Balogh

December 22, 1958 - October 25, 2016

Andrew G. Balogh, 57, of Westlake, beloved father of Victoria Winter (Lance); loving fiance of Janet Nagy. Passed away suddenly on October 25, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 4, 7pm, at the Cross Pointe Community Church, 1800 Columbia Rd., Westlake, 44145. www.buschcares.com 440-333-9774
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John J. McLaren

May 6, 1926 - October 19, 2016

John J. McLaren (1926-2016) died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones October 19th. John was born in Cleveland, Ohio to George & Mary (O'Malley) McLaren. John served in the Navy during WWII. He saw action aboard the USS Morris, on which he served, and survived a Kamikaze attack. After serving in the Navy, he met and married Margaret Gorman, the love of his life. They moved to South Bend in the...
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Rita Ann Bock

April 6, 1929 - October 18, 2016

Rita Ann Bock (nee Schaefer), 87, of Rocky River; beloved wife of the late Edward E.; loving mother of Edward Paul Bock II (Andrea Marie); dear grandmother of Edward Emmett II and Emily Ann Bock; sister of Donna Batts (Roy), Carol Nichols (Jim) and Ronald Schaefer (Sylvia); loving aunt. Passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve,...
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Eleanor J. Mack

September 21, 1944 - October 13, 2016

ELEANOR "ELLIE" MACK, age 72 of Westlake. Cherished daughter of the late John and Florence Mack; dear sister of Richard F. Mack (Sandra) of Mesa, Az. Ellie taught medical secretary courses for 30 years with the Cleveland Public Schools. She loved traveling and especially cruising. She volunteered at St. John Medical Center since 1998. She loved music and sang in many choirs. Ellie passed away on...
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Linda Kay Schmidt

October 22, 1950 - October 12, 2016

Linda Kay Schmidt (nee Duncan), 65, of North Olmsted, beloved wife of Theodore; loving mother of Lisa Scott (Jason), Aaron (Sarah) and Matthew; devoted "Mom" to Mallory, Avarey and Colby, and "Grammy" to Axel and Ayla; sister of Randal K. Duncan and the late Patricia Duncan; daughter in law of Doris Schmidt; dear sister in law of Louise, Ruth and Sally, and friend of many. Passed away October 12,...
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M. Richard "Dick" Holbrook

February 13, 1931 - October 7, 2016

M. Richard "Dick" Holbrook, 85, of Westlake. Loving husband of Judith Capouch Shaw Holbrook; beloved father of Courtney Ben-Meir (Aviv) and Heather Holbrook (Michael Dondero); proud grandfather of Aidan Dondero and James Taylor Shaw; step-father of James M. (Marianne) and Thomas E. (Nancy) Shaw; brother of the late Frederic Eberle, Gypsy Boylan and Alyce McCreery. Passed away October 7, 2016....
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Judith A. Kmetz

July 30, 1941 - October 6, 2016

Judith A. Kmetz (nee Paduone), 75, of Cleveland, formerly of Connellsville, PA; daughter of the late Joseph and Margaret Paduone; beloved wife of the late Raymond Lee Kmetz; loving mother of Debra Edgell and Dana Kmetz; devoted grandmother of Jillian and Ashley Edgell; great-grandmother of Joseph and Alexia Kerfonta; aunt of many. Judith was met in heaven on October 6 by her loving husband Ray....
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Evelyn B. Robison

October 29, 1924 - October 4, 2016

Evelyn B. Robison (nee Hines), 91, of Bay Village, beloved wife of the late Ralph E.; loving mother of Rebecca Field (Greg), Dr. Richard (Dr. Mary Jo), Dr. C. Jeanne Robison, Mary Judith Robison, Catherine Robison-Ranney (Dr. Todd), Karen Hitt (Andrew), and Rev. Kevin Robison; devoted grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 11. Passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016. Memorial donations are...
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Josephine Nemeth

March 19, 1930 - October 1, 2016

Josephine Nemeth, (nee Saldana), 86, of North Ridgeville, beloved wife of the late Steve; loving sister, aunt and friend. Passed away Saturday, October 1, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peters Catholic Church, 35777 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville, 44039, at 10:00 am, on Thursday, October 13. Cremation by Busch. Inurnment at Holy Cross Cemetery. www.buschcares.com 440-333...
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Mildred M. Kontz

September 13, 1920 - September 30, 2016

Mildred Kontz (nee Saltzman), beloved wife of the late Edward Tromczynski, Sr. and Louis Kontz; loving mother of Dorothy (Wayne), Dolores, Leonard (Mary), Mildred, Dora (Patrick) and the late Edward and Philip; devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. Passed away Friday, September 30, 2016. Memorial donations suggested to the Berea Animal Rescue Fund, P.O. Box 544, Berea, Ohio 44017. All...
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Sally Klaar Ebling

August 7, 1934 - September 27, 2016

Sally K. Ebling (nee Klaar), 82: loving wife of the late Dr. John K. Ebling; caring sister of Susan Klaar; aunt of Lisa Willis; great-aunt to Dieter and Elizabeth Willis. Passed away on Tuesday, September 27, 2016. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Animal Protective League, 1729 Willey Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113 or the City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114. A...
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James Paul Leisz

June 18, 1952 - September 18, 2016

James Paul Leisz, 64, of Lakewood, OH, went to be with the Lord on September 18, 2016. Jim was predeceased by his loving parents, Joseph F. and Jean M. Leisz; two siblings, Nancy Shircliff (Bill deceased), and Richard. His 6 surviving siblings, Robert (Josie) (Celine deceased), Marianne Kasarda (Bob), Joseph (Fran), Fran Hayden (Tom), Karen Crandall (Steve), and Jayne Smith (Doug), dozens of...
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H. Robert "Bob" Wismar

February 11, 1930 - September 13, 2016

Harry Robert "Bob" Wismar Jr. Age 86. Beloved husband of Hope Manning Wismar (nee Henneke) and the late Ann Wismar (nee Hawk). Dear father of David R. Wismar (Kathy), Jane Gerlach (Mark) Amy Conover (Chris) the late Susan Cullman (Jeff) and Caroline Michalak (Rick). Grandfather of 16 and great grandfather of 13. Brother of Dr. James D. Wismar (Natalie) and Elaine Harpham (James C.). Bob graduated...
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Sylvia Amato

January 25, 1931 - September 7, 2016

Sylvia Amato (nee Manno), 85, of Rocky River; beloved wife of Anthony; loving mother of two beautiful daughters, Mamie Crawford (Raymond) and the late Carmela Amato Stann (Richard); loving Nonna of David (Amber), Stephen and Henry Stann and Luke, Travis (Tina) and Philip (Julia) Crawford; great-Nonna of Margot; sister of Patsy Manno (Mary). She was a kind, generous, courteous Sicilian lady who...
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Victor Straubs, MD

May 1, 1918 - September 6, 2016

VICTOR STRAUBS, M.D. - OBITUARY Victor Straubs, M.D., 98, passed away peacefully on September 6, 2016, at his home in Rocky River, Ohio. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 17, 11am, at the Latvian Lutheran Church, 1385 Andrews Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio. The family suggests donations to the Fairview Park Hospital Family Practice Center or the Latvian Lutheran Church in lieu of...
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George Newman

September 23, 1970 - September 4, 2016

George T. Newman Age 45. Passed away unexpectedly Sunday, September 4, 2016 in Niles, OH. Loving father of Kyle, Alexander, and Stefanos Newman. George was preceded in death by his beloved mother, Bessie (nee Pefkidis) Newman Lampropoulou and aunt Helen Pefkidis. He is survived by his sister Marina (Philemon) Lampropoulou Katsarkas and their two children of Thessaloniki, Greece; his father John...
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Neal T. Marciniak

May 13, 1950 - September 4, 2016

Neal T. Marciniak, 66, of Amherst, beloved husband of Phyllis (nee McDaniel); loving father of Nathan (Gina) and Nicholas (Michelle); grandfather of Addie and Nathan; brother of John (Kathleen), Christine Strelau (Marty), Mark (Paulette), Michael and the late Richard; former husband and friend of Rebecca Marciniak. Passed away Sunday, September 4, 2016. Neal's family would like to thank his...
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David F. Reid

August 4, 1937 - August 25, 2016

David F. Reid, 79; loving son of the late Frank and Phyllis Reid; husband of Sarah Sessions Reid and the late Susan Hobson Reid; devoted father of David H. Reid (Robin) of N. Hampton, NH and Sarah Green (Paul) of Wellesley, MA; grandfather of Kendra, Hadley, Caroline, Ellie and Katie; stepfather of Bob Sessions (Kate), Tom Sessions, Matthew Sessions (Hilary) and Elizabeth Langfeldt (Evan); step...
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Raymond Lee Caulk

June 4, 1925 - August 22, 2016

Raymond L. Caulk, 91, of Rocky River; formerly of Decatur, Illinois; WWII veteran, flying out of Italy; ex- prisoner of war; husband of Helen; brother–in-law of John Bock (Ruth), nieces and great nieces and nephews. Passed away Monday, August 22, 2016; memorials may be forwarded to American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National...
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William R. Pigg

August 23, 1928 - August 13, 2016

William R. Pigg, age 87, of Rocky River. Loving husband of Lillian (nee: Ameen); cherished father of Laura Taylor(Gary), William Jr. (Kristen) and the late David; grandfather of Matthew Taylor (Heather), Jennifer Kovacs (Kyle), Nathan and Dylan Pigg; great grandfather of Ryan Taylor; dear brother of Dale Pigg (Rebecca) and the late Betty Johnson and Jay Pigg. Passed away Saturday, August 13,...
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Michael Schodowski, DDS

June 26, 1957 - August 3, 2016

Dr. Michael Schodowski (age 59); longtime resident and dentist of Rocky River currently residing in Medina County; beloved, dear, sweet husband of Claudia (nee Stuchlak); most loving father of Eric, Evan, Elaine (Peter), Elyse and Eve; devoted son of Charles and June Schodowski; dear brother of Mark (Tama), Marilyn, Michelle (Bruce) and Melissa (Paul); son in law of Boris and the late Suzanne...
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Elizabeth L. Holian

June 28, 1924 - August 2, 2016

Elizabeth Holian (Slater) went to be with her dear Lord on August 2, 2016 peacefully in her sleep. She was born in Homestead, PA., to Frank (Slater's Market) and Elizabeth Shalkoski on June 28, 1924. She graduated from Homestead High School in 1942. She married Mark Vincent (Vince) Holian on October 17, 1946 and he preceded her in death in May 1980. She retired from PNC Bank in 1991. Survived by...
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Edwin Arthur Kennedy

June 9, 1931 - August 1, 2016

Edwin Arthur Kennedy of Rocky River; beloved husband of Martha (nee Walker); loving father of Linda Wright (Michael); grandfather of J. Andrew Bentley and Jessica R. Bentley; great-grandfather of Landon; brother of the late Helen Ruth Kennedy Coulter; uncle of Ronald Coulter and Sue Coulter Weske. Past Commodore of the Cleveland Yachting Club and 67 year member. National Champion Lightening Class...
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Irma Dugan

September 9, 1932 - July 28, 2016

Irma Adele Dugan (nee Winkel); beloved wife of the late David R. Dugan; mother of Carol Haueis; step mother of Gary Dugan (Jan), Tom Dugan (Sharon) and the late Patricia Steinfurth (Glenn); grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 8; passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Thomas Lutheran Church, 21211 Detroit Rd., Rocky River, OH 44116 or to Judson Park,...
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Alex Molnar

March 21, 1931 - July 25, 2016

Alex Molnar, age 85, of Rocky River, loving husband of Margit (nee Pupak) and the late Amalia (nee Steinbacher); beloved father of Alex "AJ" (Judy) and Gloria Kulin (Miklos) and the late Anna Maria; devoted grandfather of Nathan, Lauren, Stephen and Michael; brother and uncle of many people in Hungary. Alex worked at Ford for 40 years and was a member of Local UAW1250. Step father of Andy Orosz ...
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Richard "Dick" Strelec

January 19, 1943 - July 20, 2016

Richard P. "Dick" Strelec, 73, of Fairview Park; beloved husband of 48 years to Stephanie (nee Tricsko); loving father of Susan Reid (John) and Cyndee Strelec, DVM; cherished papa of Taylor and Derek; "granpaw" of Ariat; brother of the late Robert and Elaine; uncle of Larry, Gary and Sara; cousin and friend of many. Member of Carpenter's Local Union #435. Proud veteran of the United States Army...
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Robert P. Hoffner

October 9, 1946 - July 10, 2016

Robert P. Hoffner, 69, of Fairview Park; husband, best, best friend and confidant of Margaret (nee Payerle); son of the late Burton and Mary (nee O,Neill); brother of Thomas (Deborah) and Richard (Tammy), and the late Christopher; friend and uncle of many. Passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. Memorial donations are suggested to the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter, 9500 Sweet Valley Drive, Cleveland,...
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Howard R. Schleihs

June 22, 1933 - July 7, 2016

Howard R. Schleihs, 83, of Westlake; beloved husband of Bernadine (nee Fangel); loving father of Linda Marhefka (Paul), James B., Mark R. and Paula Schleihs; devoted grandfather of Kevin Marhefka; dear brother of Robert (Jan) of Marinette, WI., John (Mary Ann) of Greenville, WI. and Joan of San Antonio, TX. Preceded in death by loving parents Howard J. and Welma M. of Marinette, WI. Howard...
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Martin Swoboda

February 8, 1929 - July 6, 2016

Martin "Marty" Swoboda was born on February 8, 1929 to Johann and Emma Swoboda in the German town of Ploschitz (former Yugoslavia) where he and his brother Friedl and cousin Wendelin spent their childhood. They lived through the changes of Europe during World War II. At the age of 15, Marty went to Linz Austria to attend school to become a teacher. But as is often the case, life throws changes...
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Donalyn Dowman

July 27, 1926 - July 6, 2016

Donalyn S. Dowman (nee Smith), age 89, passed away July, 6, 2016; beloved wife of the late Joseph S. Dowman; dear mother of Elizabeth Barnhouse (late Clifford) of Wellington, Kathleen Patterson (K. Charles) of North Olmsted, and the late James (Cynthia Reich, living) and Philip Dowman; grandmother of Jennifer Hamilton, Rebecca Missler (Ralph), Joseph Barnhouse, Clifford Barnhouse Jr. (Cathy),...
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L. Gordon Blasius

March 23, 1925 - July 4, 2016

Gordon was born on March 23, 1925, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, where he lived his first five years. His father was Leslie Raymond Blasius, and his mother, Nellie Theodosia Gordon. In 1930, he moved to northeastern New Jersey and graduated from Millburn High School, Millburn, New Jersey. A week after graduation, he and his male classmates were drafted into military service, with Gordon choosing the...
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Marjorie S. Holschuh

June 28, 1929 - June 29, 2016

Marjorie S. Holschuh, 87, of Fairview Park. Beloved wife of the late John C.; loving mother of Susan Reemsnyder (Ronald) of Georgia, Beverly Willman (David Dale) of Colorado, and Amy Pine (Paul) of Fairview Park; devoted grandmother of Carolyn, Andrea, Jill, Mindy, David, Sarah, and Shaun; Great-grandmother of Susanna, Charlotte, Calvin, Nora and Forrest; dear sister of Elaine Jacobs (John) and...
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Paul H. Sheridan, Jr.

August 29, 1929 - June 29, 2016

Paul H. Sheridan, Jr., age 86, of Rocky River. Loving husband of 59 years to Mary (nee: Kerr), cherished father of Paul III, Lynn Thomson (Dorsey), Colleen Sheridan (fiance, Tim), Kathleen Sheridan and Peggy Arundel (Rob); grandfather of Sean Sheridan, Mike and Jenny Arundel; cherished son of the late Paul H. Sr., and Molly (nee Gedeon); dear brother of the late Patricia Lisbon. Passed away...
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John G. Oliver II

June 26, 1929 - June 25, 2016

John G. Oliver II, age 86.999, of Rocky River. Beloved husband of Joyce (nee Thurston); loving father of John III (Pam), Louise Robison (Chris), and Diane Oliver-Jensen (James); devoted grandpa of Brian Robison (Tze-Ann), Megan Robison, and Emily Oliver; brother of the late Larry and Heath; dear friend and uncle of many. Passed away Saturday, June 25, 2016. Memorial contributions are suggested to...
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Joan E. Romoser

March 11, 1928 - June 23, 2016

JOAN E. ROMOSER, (nee Manske), 88, beloved wife of Richard died June 23, 2016. Cherished mother of Karen, Kristin Romoser-Breno (Denis), Marcia, and Sheila McCormick (Jeffrey); devoted grandmother of Sara McCormick-Moeller (Kevin) and Emma McCormick (Joe Rabel). Preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Elsie Manske and brother Donald. Joan was a teacher, flutist, volunteer, and world traveler...
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Richard D. Schulenberg

November 20, 1937 - June 22, 2016

Richard D. Schulenberg, cherished husband of Sandra S. Schulenberg; beloved father of Keith R. and Brian W. (Maria), loving grandfather of Emma L., Sophia K. and Nicholas W., a dear brother of Thomas Greem (Arlene). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Christopher Parish, 20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky River on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 12p.m. Interment will be private. BUSCH FUNERAL HOME,...
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James Nickas

October 25, 1920 - June 22, 2016

James Nickas age 95, passed away peacefully June 22, 2016. Beloved husband of VasilikI (nee Hatzopoulou) for 59 years. Loving father of Zoe Mavrakis(Bill) and Kelly Steffas( Chris). Dearest Pappou of Terri, John, Dimitri, Nicholas and James. Dear brother of Lambrini Karadimas(George) and the following deceased Olga, George, Yanni,Eleni and Panagiotis. Dear Uncle, great uncle and friend of many....
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Charles J. Cowin

August 15, 1946 - June 21, 2016

Charles J. Cowin,69: brother of Carol Haehn; uncle of Karen Levet (Charles), David Kelly and Mary Kelly; great uncle to many. Passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Private services will be held at a later date. Private interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Arrangements by Busch Funeral Home, 21369 Center Ridge Rd., Fairview Park. 440-333-9774 www.buschcares.com,
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Madeline A. Malone

April 2, 1936 - June 16, 2016

Madeline Malone, 80, of Bay Village; beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Malone; loving sister of Maureen Gale (Michael) and Michael (Jenny); dear aunt of Lisa (Dan), Carolyn (Ken), Megan (Bob), Kelley and Brian; great aunt of 12. Miss Malone taught 7th and 8th grade at St. James Elementary School in Lakewood for 40 years. Passed away June 16, 2016. Family suggests contributions in...
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Charles O. Mathews

May 16, 1936 - June 16, 2016

Charles O. Mathews, 80; beloved husband of the late Elaine (nee Salisbury); dearest father of Cherish Ambroziak (Daniel) and Caressa Joyce (Thomas); grandfather of Theodore; step-grandfather of Gabriella; brother of Bernetta Rogers. Passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016. Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30am. Interment Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery....
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Irene Coccas

March 31, 1928 - June 11, 2016

IRENE COCCAS (nee Salamalekis) age 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday June 11, 2016. Cherished wife of Panagiotis Coccas (deceased). Loving mother of Maria Fotinos (Komninos deceased) and George Coccas (Julie). Caring grandmother of Sophia, Rena, Peter and Andrew. Beloved sister of the late: Eleftherios, Emmanuel, Komno, and Grammatiki. Loving aunt to many nieces and...
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Lowell Kenyon Good, MD

August 28, 1927 - May 29, 2016

Lowell Kenyon Good, MD Lowell Kenyon Good, 88, died on May 29, 2016 in Ames Family Hospice House, Westlake, Ohio. A lifelong Ohioan, he was born on a farm in Seneca County, Ohio on August 28, 1927, son of John Wesley Good and Ida Belle Knepper Good. He had been ill for two and one half years with prostate cancer. Dr. Good was a graduate of Heidelberg College, receiving a Bachelor of Arts,...
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Frank Krancsova

December 2, 1920 - May 28, 2016

Frank Krancsova, 95, of North Olmsted, beloved husband of the late Maria (nee Rafeiszen); dear father of Frank Krane (Ellen) and Maria Manco (James); grandfather of Dale Vernick (Kiesha), Robert Vernick (Stella), Karen Yarberry (Robert), and Diane Laber (Patrick); great-grandfather of Madelyn, Kaylee, Isabelle, Lindsey, Baron and one on the way any day; brother of the late Gabrielle. Passed away...
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John H. Lehr

November 15, 1927 - May 13, 2016

John H. Lehr, 88, of Strongsville; beloved husband of Alice (nee Adams); loving father of Jeffrey, Steven (Sandra Benko) and Amy Stitz (Larry); devoted grampa of Christy S. Orcutt (Ken), Karla Chamberlain (Robb), Kristy A. Lehr an Eric Lehr (Stephanie); great grampa of 11 and great-great grampa of 3. Passed away Friday, May 13, 2016. John enjoyed piloting model airplanes and golfing with his...
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Betty L. Pate

April 20, 1933 - May 11, 2016

Betty L. Pate (nee Collins), 83 of Cleveland, formerly of Greenville, TN. Beloved wife of the late Vance Pate; loving mother of Judy A. Smiley, Charles Westmoreland and the late Beatrice Lamons and Cecil D. Westmoreland; devoted Nanny of 8 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; cherished sister of Joyce Jones and the late William, Eunice, Oscar, Beatrice and Geneva...
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