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.

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


Our Obituaries

Mable Irene Wachter

March 1, 1912 - April 16, 2017

Mable Irene Wachter (nee Byers), formerly of Chillicothe, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 in Strongsville, Ohio at the age of 105. Mable was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky to Florence and Ivan Byers on March 1, 1912. She lived in Chillicothe most of her life and graduated from Chillicothe High School and worked as a court clerk at the Chillicothe Court House. She married William J....
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Elaine M. Bielniak

April 16, 2017

Elaine M. Bielniak (nee Stewart), of Parma Ohio, beloved wife of 51 years of the late Henry "Hank" Bielniak; loving father of Janis Gioia (Geff) and Prisilla Sinito (Charles); dear grandmother of Ryan and Elise Gioia; cherished companion of "Georgie" her toy poodle. Elaine was a loving mother and grandmother, an executive assistant, an animal lover (especially Georgie and Snoopy) and was...
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Patricia Staufer

December 18, 1927 - April 16, 2017

PATRICIA L. STAUFER (nee Elliott), age 89 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late William Robert "Bill" Staufer. Loving Mother of Jennifer Madercic (Dan, deceased), Christopher Staufer (Laura) and Geoff Staufer (Angie); dear Grandmother of Danny (Fiance' Brittany Czinger), Stephanie, Bailey, Emily, Maxwell, Logan and Evan; dear Sister of Paul Elliott (deceased), Virginia Sparks, Colleen Wilkinson,...
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Dorothy "Dee" Ewing

August 14, 1941 - April 15, 2017

Dorothy "Dee" Ewing (nee Krachko), age 75 of Concord Twp. Beloved mother of Deborah Leo (Ron); stepmother of Ric Ewing and Denise Johnson; dear sister of the late Gary Krachko and aunt of Tim Krachko (Noreen). Dee passed away Saturday April 15, 2017. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, PO Box 32141, New York, NY 10087-2141. Funeral Services...
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Charles Joseph Passe

October 10, 1936 - April 15, 2017

Charles Joseph Passe October 10, 1936 - April 15, 2017 Charles Joseph Passe, age 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2017 surrounded by his family. Devoted husband of Margaret Eileen and father to Debbie and Tom Dios, Gregory and Michele Sluka, Charles and Roberta Passe, Robert and Therese Passe, Eileen and Andrew Pech, and Tom and RaeJean Passe. Adoring grandfather of Caitlin,...
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Carol A. Hinz

May 14, 1938 - April 15, 2017

Carol A. Hinz (nee Leffler), 78, beloved wife of the late Charles; fun-loving mother of Becky Derifield (Shawn), Chrissie Mazzeo, Charles (Michelle), David (Megan), and Wesley Hollis (Kelly); caring and doting grandmother of Rachel, Grayson, Kelson, Thomas, Gavin, and Mary Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to the American Heart...
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Betty M. Feldkircher

April 28, 1923 - April 13, 2017

Betty M. Feldkircher (nee Spiegelberg), beloved wife of the late Wallace D.; beloved sister of Doris Mae Sweeny (the late Joseph); daughter of the late Harry and Marie Spiegelberg (nee Harsch); dear sister-in-law of Randall Herron and the late Gladys Herron, Robert, and Elaine Feldkircher; dear aunt of Jan Silla (Paul) and great-aunt of Lauren; cousin and friend to many. Memorial contributions...
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Russell Albert Verlinden

February 15, 1955 - April 13, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Russell A. Verlinden announces his passing on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the age of 62 years. Russell will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 33 years Christine L. Verlinden (nee Osiek); beloved son of Marilyn Verlinden (nee Jackson), and the late Joseph Verlinden; dear brother of Karen Verlinden Redli, Jeffery Verlinden, and the late Gary...
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Ferne D. Matey

May 19, 1921 - April 12, 2017

Ferne D. Matey, Age 95. Born May 19, 1921 in Cleveland, OH to Albert and Jenny Schnacke. Passed away April 12, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Proceeded in death by her husband of 60 years, Peter. Loving mother of Bonnie Haumann (John) of San Antonio, TX and Marcia Aschenberger (Johann) of Ried, Austria. Grandmother of 4 and great grandmother of 6. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to...
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John G. Burkhardt, Sr.

December 26, 1931 - April 12, 2017

John G. Burkhardt, Sr., 85 of Strongsville, beloved wife of Sandra L. (nee VanTuyl) Burkhardt; loving father of Kathy Szappanos (Frank), John Jr. (Sara), Linda (deceased), Kari Parker (Bill, deceased), Teresa (Renee), David, Scott (Trisha), Valerie; grandfather to numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; dear brother of Dorothy Durrell. Passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Celebration...
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Dolores Mae Drabek

May 3, 1928 - April 10, 2017

Dolores Mae Drabek (nee Bartkowiak), age 88, of Parma, Ohio; beloved wife of Martin S. Drabek for over 67 years; loving mother of Martin W. Drabek (Amy), Dennis J. Drabek, and the late Scott A. Drabek; dear grandmother of Heather Prendergast (John), Jennifer Drabek (Eli Hazen, fiancé), and Stephen Drabek; sister of the late Betty Blaizgis, and the late Janet Wilson; aunt of many nieces and...
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Craig A. Ricci

July 1, 1957 - April 10, 2017

Craig A. Ricci, 59, beloved son of the late Albert and Janet; brother of Carl and Cris (Karen A.); nephew of Gloria Eggert (Bill, deceased) and Lenore Hogue (Bill, deceased); uncle and great uncle of Brooke, Vincent, Holly, and Nathan and many others. Passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017. He will be greatly missed by numerous friends including Karen C. Ricci, who were there until the end. In...
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Mary Ann Gill

April 10, 1933 - April 9, 2017

Ex-wife of Police Chief Robert Gill, East Cleveland Police Dept. Survived by sons, R J (FL), Joe (CO), David (SC), and Michael (GA); daughters Little Mare & Eugenia ("Biscuits") both deceased; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren. Daughter of Theo & Augie Schill; sister of Florence, Augie Jr., & Gene. She was a force of nature and emotionally challenging – capable of being both loving...
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Keith J. Blaze

July 17, 1950 - April 9, 2017

KEITH J. BLAZE of Parma. Beloved husband of Debra A. Blaze (nee Cuccia) for 35 years. Devoted father of Ken Blaze (Kristen), Therese Blaze (James Novick) and Tracie Craig (Bryan); loving grandfather of Luca and Rio Blaze; cherished son of the late Joseph and Dorothy Blazevicius (nee Chappo); dear brother of the late Donna Sabat and Kenneth Blazevicius; cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed...
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Doris Margaret Dickens

December 16, 1931 - April 9, 2017

DORIS M. DICKENS (nee Raistakka), age 85 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Donal D. Dickens. Loving mother of Darl Dickens, deceased, Sharon Kempffer (Daniel), and Steve Dickens (Carol); dear grandmother of Cassandra Putre, Kevin Kempffer, Danette Stone, Jesse Dickens, Savannah Dickens, SaraMae Dickens and great-grandmother of Dominic, Giavanna, Kevin, and Kaitlin; dear sister of Wesley ...
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Edward M. "Corky" Kern

December 1, 1935 - April 8, 2017

Edward M. Kern "Corky", age 81 of Parma. Beloved husband of Pat (nee Johnson); best dad ever of Judy, Joan and Eddie; cherished grandpa of Elizabeth, Robert, Steven, Jenna, Charles and Isabelle; great grandpa of Nathan, Logan, Fiona and Preston; dear brother of Dolores Daniels, Vincent and David. Corky passed away Saturday April 8, 2017. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to...
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Mary L. Schumacher

May 5, 1926 - April 7, 2017

Mary L. Schumacher (nee McCoy) age 90 of Aurora. devoted wife of the late Charles Schumacher; loving mother of David (Jane), Katherine Stuhler (David), Charles III, Jane Taylor (Phil), Tina Santamaria (Joe) and the late John; cherished grandmother of 15; great grandmother of 11; beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha McCoy; dear sister of Ferne, June, Sherman "Bud", Dale, Thornton "Hap",...
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Anna Marie Lazar

April 25, 1931 - April 7, 2017

Anna Marie Lazar (nee Seaman) age 85 of Parma. Beloved wife of 58 years to George J. Lazar, Sr. Loving mother of Georgeanne Urminski (Joseph Soto), George Jr. (Marge) and Suzanne Berger; cherished grandmother of Sean Conroy (Emily), Christopher Urminski, Alex Feliciano (Alicia), Emily Berger, Vincent Lazar, Derek Berger, Valerie Lazar; dear sister of Theresa Beno and Frank Seman. Anna was a very...
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Violet Clara Rak

April 28, 1925 - April 3, 2017

Violet Clara Rak, age 92, Born on April 28, 1925. Passed Away on April 3, 2017.Beloved Spouse of the late William Rak (Veteran), Mother of Ronnie, Dennis, Diane Custer, Donald, and Dale. Past member of Twirlaways and Brookpark Square Dance Clubs. North Royalton resident since 1960. Final resting place will be at West Park Cemetery, Section 27, Lot C, Tier 11, Grave 22. Memorial services will be...
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Virginia C. Sinko

October 28, 1914 - March 31, 2017

VIRGINIA SINKO (nee Cerny), age 102. Beloved wife of the late Michael A.; loving mother of Dale M. (deceased), Donald A. (Catherine), and Barbara A. Kereky (Larry); grandmother of Gregory (Emily), Stephanie, and Bradley Sinko; great grandmother of Maxwell Sinko. Virginia was preceded in death by seven siblings. A private memorial service was held. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer a...
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Frederick C. Ehninger

September 3, 1927 - March 31, 2017

Frederick C. Ehninger, age 89 of Parma; beloved husband of the late Doris (nee Schmitt); loving brother of Nancy Ehninger and the late Eloise Strenk and Bob and George Ehninger; uncle of Donna, Gary, Edward, Sharon and Patricia. Passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017. Fred was a proud Air Force veteran and a teacher for over 30 years in the greater Cleveland school systems. Funeral service to be...
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Lawrence Robert Wolcott

May 7, 1962 - March 31, 2017

Lawrence Robert Wolcott, 54, beloved husband of Renee ( nee Wiltshire); loving brother of Gail Tepper (Glenn) and Carol Sheehe (Christopher); uncle and great-uncle; son of the late Jack and June Wolcott. Passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. Memorials may be forwarded to Ridge Road United Church of Christ, 6050 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129. Service at Ridge Road United Church of Christ Saturday,...
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Joseph Anton Bukala

November 24, 1923 - March 31, 2017

Joseph A. Bukala, age 93, of Seven Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of 67 years of the late Jennie T. Bukala (nee Gruzd) who passed away in April 2016; loving father of and Good Buddy of Cheryl Kline (Phil), Marsha Bukala, and Donna Felty (Dave); dear grandfather of Jennifer and Danielle Kline; brother of Father Casey Bukala, S.J., and the late Stella Kuczynski, the late Helen Kosnosky, and the late...
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Shirley Morris

March 1, 1930 - March 31, 2017

Shirley Lou Morris (nee McCully), 87, of Parma, beloved wife of the late Tom; loving mother of Tom, Bob (Sally), and Linda Morris; dear grandmother of Jessica, Matt, Stacy, Eric, Jennifer, Isaac, and Natalie; great-grandma of 7. Passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. Shirley taught Kindergarten for many years in the Parma City School District. Memorial contributions are suggested to All Saints...
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Richard T. Johnson

September 27, 1922 - March 30, 2017

Richard T. Johnson, age 94 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Vivian (nee Anderson); loving father of the late Gary M. Johnson and the late Dale R. Johnson; and uncle. WWII veteran. He was a mechanical engineer for the steel industry. Richard passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), 7010 Engle Road #100,...
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Russell A. Minerd

June 15, 1950 - March 29, 2017

RUSSELL A. MINERD, age 66 passed away on March 29, 2017. Beloved son of the late Lillian Minerd (Clark) and Wilbert Minerd. Brother of Nancy Arndt (Alan) and nephew of Clarissa Jarvis. Russ was a 1968 graduate of Fairview High School where he was a member of both marching and concert bands. He was also a U.S. Air Force Veteran who served in Germany and Hawaii between 1968 and 1972. After the...
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Delores Chipka

January 26, 1929 - March 29, 2017

Delores R. Chipka (nee Ziemann), age 88 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Daniel J. Chipka; loving mother of Ruth Ann Bullock (Jim) and James Chipka (Sandy); cherished grandma of Daniel, Ryan (Audrey), Jordan and Jacob; dear sister of Betty Leshan (George) and the late Carl Ziemann (Linda); she was also an aunt of many. Delores loved her God, family, church and serving others. She...
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Robert "Bobby" W. Brown

July 20, 1919 - March 29, 2017

ROBERT "BOBBY" W. BROWN, Jr., age 97 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Brown (nee Hanrahan) for 70 years. Cherished son of the late Robert W. Brown, Sr. and Anna Brown (nee Paul); dearest brother of the late Florence Thorsell (Elmer, deceased) dear brother-in-law of the late Richard Hanrahan (Rosemary, deceased);loving uncle of Sharon Hanrahan (John), Tim Hanrahan, Kevin Hanrahan,...
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Kenneth Paul Friedrich Baetjer

May 28, 1930 - March 28, 2017

Kenneth Paul Friedrich Baetjer, age 86; beloved husband of the late Marlene; former husband of Geri and loving and devoted companion; loving father of Sharon Luhrs (Mark), Guy, Lisa Atmaca (Necmi) and Holly Cooney (Tom); step father to Angel Malasca (Mike), Pam Jochum (Steve) and Dan Stasek; grandfather of Adam (Carli), Bryan, Amy, Ali, Eren (Olya) and McKenna; step grandfather to Eric, Nick,...
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Mary K. George

September 5, 1969 - March 27, 2017

Mary K. George (nee Hill), age 47 of Strongsville. Beloved wife of Christopher A. George; loving mother of Matthew C. (deceased), Christine A., Rachel T., and Colleen M.; dear daughter of Thomas J. and Lucia A. Hill; cherished sister of Carol Kahler (Kris), Brian Hill (Julie), Daniel Hill (Jennifer) and John Hill; daughter-in-law of Camilla and the late Harold George; sister-in-law of Michele...
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Robert C. Robinson

January 6, 1942 - March 25, 2017

Robert C. Robinson, age 75; beloved husband of 53 years to Gloria (nee Haurin); loving father of James Robinson (Valerie) and Dean Robinson (Renee); cherished grandfather of Tyler, Mitchell, Kyle, Heather and Taylor. Bob enjoyed woodworking and playing the piano. He treasured his time spent with his grandchildren. He passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Memorial contributions may be forwarded...
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Joyce E. Black

August 29, 1924 - March 24, 2017

JOYCE E. BLACK (nee Tomasek), age 92 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of the late Ross R. Black for 54 years. Devoted mother of Joyce Sas, Jeffrey Black (Janet) and Ross Black (Linda); loving grandmother and great-grandmother; dear sister of Paul Tomasek (deceased); cherished aunt and friend of many. Joyce was active in many service organizations including being Worthy Grand Matron of the Eastern...
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Ellen L. Covert

April 8, 1949 - March 24, 2017

ELLEN L. COVERT (nee Lampert), age 67 of Strongsville. Beloved wife of David Covert for 38 years. Cherished daughter of the late Frank and Margaret Mary Lampert (nee Stevens); dear sister of Peggy Czarnetski, Thomas Lampert (Betty), Bernadine Sunegal, Denny Lampert (Jean), John Lampert (Lynne), Patricia Jecker (deceased) and Darlene Kopko (deceased); sister-in-law of Beverly Talbert and Daniel...
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Laverne Ball

January 25, 1934 - March 24, 2017

Laverne Ball (Schuster) was reunited with her mother, father, brothers and sister on March 24, 2017. She is survived by Joseph, her husband of 60 years and her children, Cheryl, Joanne and Jeff (Marlene). Laverne was a parishioner of Holy Family Church for 44 years as a lector and was active in the Alter and Rosary Society. She was a wonderful friend to many, both 2 and 4 footed. In lieu of...
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James A. Angelone

April 9, 1951 - March 24, 2017

James A. Angelone, Age 65 of North Royalton; devoted husband to Marilyn (nee Mazzola); dear son to Agostino and the late Maria; loving father to Augustine (Sarah), James, Jr. (Kari), Christy Cornejo (Isaias), Ann-Marie Waggoner (Justin) and Francis; grandfather to Nicholas, Anthony, James III, Juliana, Christian, Vincent, Lincoln, Brooke, Silas and Paige; brother to Anna Niro (Victor), Lucia...
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Karee Ann Soggs

February 3, 1974 - March 23, 2017

Karee Ann Soggs, age 43, of North Royalton, Ohio; loving mother of Azriel Griffin and Anthony Griffin; beloved daughter of Loree K. and Barbara A. (nee Bontempo) Soggs; dear sister of Ken Soggs, Tom Soggs (Bev), Tiffany Soggs, and Jessica Soggs; niece of Jerry Bontempo (Marianne), and Jim Soggs (Cheryl); cherished friend of many. Karee passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 following a lengthy...
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Alfred L. Monti

May 1, 1922 - March 20, 2017

ALFRED L. MONTI, age 94 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Dina Monti (nee Bardini). Devoted father of Adriana Monti (Andy Say); dearest son of the late Jack and Mary Monti (nee Bersola); dear brother of the following deceased: John Monti, Lena Sterlini, Maurice Monti and Peter Monti; cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. In lieu of flowers memorials may...
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Charlotte Marie Ptak Karolewski

May 22, 1934 - March 20, 2017

CHARLOTTE MARIE PTAK KAROLEWSKI, age 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2017. She was the loving wife of Henry (deceased) for 59 years; proud mother of Rebecca Stacho (Dwight) and Nancy Ross (Jason); and adoring Bashie to Jack and Andrew Ross. Charlotte was the beloved daughter of Frank Ptak and Charlotte Ptak Windau (both deceased); and cherished big sister to Rosalie (nee Ptak)...
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William R. Ryan

June 12, 1922 - March 18, 2017

William R. Ryan, "Wild Bill" age 94 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of the late LaVerne E. (nee Lenc) for 65 years; loving father of Dale (Dyanah), Bruce (Karen) and Scott (Lisa); cherished grandfather of Kim Ryan, Katie Gillisse (Ken) and Kristy Thorp (Cameron) ; great grandpa to Kenny, Klaire and Emily; brother of Marge Gemeiner and Richard Ryan (both deceased). Bill loved doing activities with...
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Michael Lotter

May 6, 1988 - March 18, 2017

MICHAEL LOTTER, 28, of Parma Hts.; beloved son of Michael and Marianne (nee Tziktzis) Lutter; loving brother of Charlie Lutter, Nichole Lutter, Marianne Hezam (Tawfik), and Dimitri Lutter; cherished uncle of Omar and Sofia; dear grandson of the late Niki and Spuros; nephew of Kriti and the late Pete Hatzopoulos and Nick Tziktzis; cousin of many. Michael passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 18,...
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Robert J. Wanat

August 22, 1935 - March 18, 2017

Robert J. Wanat, age 81, beloved husband of Carole (deceased); loving father of Cheryl Pfeil (Tom); devoted grandfather of Jason and Nicholas; great-grandfather (Papa Bob) of Abigail and Riley. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Josephine and his sister, Joan Irwin (Tom). He was loved and will be truly missed by his family and friends. Bob passed away suddenly on the beach in Florida on...
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Wayne Rudolph Schmidt, Sr.

February 22, 1929 - March 16, 2017

Wayne Rudolph Schmidt Sr., age 88. Beloved Husband of Olga (nee Host) of 62 years; He died at home surrounded by family on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Loving Dad of Kathryn Peterson (Gary), Kenneth (Joanie), Karen, Kolleen Smith (Michael), and Wayne Jr.; Grandpa of Heather (Kyle), Julianna, Hanna, Lily, Joseph; Great-Grandpa of Lincoln; Brother of Jane Bowman. The funeral service will be at 1:30pm...
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Irving Henry Brakeman

July 22, 1919 - March 16, 2017

Irving Henry Brakeman, 97. Cherished father of Brian (Cheryl), Audrey Mitchell, and Bruce (Nancy); dear grandfather of eight – Sean, Scott, Christine Mitchell, Kelly Liskay, Todd Mitchell, Stacy Robinson, Rachel Freeman, and Rebecca Brakeman; great-grandfather of twelve; and great-great-grandfather of one. Preceded in death by his beloved wife for 62 years, Norma Fay (nee Lytle); parents...
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Suzanne Durinka

April 13, 1927 - March 16, 2017

Suzanne Durinka (née Piljan), 89, of Seven Hills, beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Robert (Kathleen, deceased), Ronald (Jacqueline), and John, devoted grandmother of Joel, Alexander, Tyler, and Colby John. Passed away March 16, 2017 in her favorite place, her home, wearing a Christmas present from her grandson Alex. Suzanne made the world's best chocolate chip cookies; she was an...
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Bernard Joseph "Bernie" Nofel

April 5, 1935 - March 15, 2017

Bernard Joseph "Bernie" Nofel, age 81, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved husband of Kathy Nofel (nee Perz); loving father of Bernard Nofel (Carla), John Nofel (Lucy), Richard Nofel (Stephanie), and Kathleen Nofel; dear grandfather of Carol, Christen, John, Ricky, Dustin, and Amanda, and great-grandfather of 10; brother of Norma Bieganski, Bernice Maroon (Thomas), and the late Menara (Joseph) and...
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Catherine M. Vernier

December 9, 1921 - March 14, 2017

Catherine M. Vernier, age 95. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Vernier and the late Howard G. Tennebar; dear mother of Stanley Vernier (Barbara), Howard P. Tennebar (deceased) and the late Marilyn Schillo (Jeff); cherished grandmother of Kurt, Colin, Ryan, Matt (Kristin), Natalie Hudak (Andy), Greg (Erin), Melissa Armstrong (Andy), Stanley, Jack and the late Dawn; great grandmother of Sophia,...
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John R. Unkefer

May 2, 1947 - March 13, 2017

John R. Unkefer, 69, beloved father of John R. Unkefer II (Rebecca); Grandfather of Evelyn; Brother of Jill Baker (Lucian); Uncle and cousin to many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Jean Unkefer. Companion of many years to Marybeth Zimmer. Passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Rd, Parma, Ohio, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017...
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William J. Fohs

December 23, 1927 - March 11, 2017

WILLIAM J. FOHS, age 89 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Phyllis L. Fohs for 64 years. Loving cousin and friend of many. Passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017. In lieu of flowers memorials may be forwarded to Southwest Residential Hospice, 18659 Drake Road, Strongsville, Oh. 44136. Service at the funeral home on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Interment at North Royalton Cemetery....
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Barbara Luketic

September 17, 1941 - March 10, 2017

Barbara A. Luketic (nee Richnafsky), age 75 of North Royalton. Loving wife of 57 years to her High School Sweetheart, Al Luketic; beloved mom of Alan (Missy "M") and Cynthia Luketic-Romito (Vladimiro "Vlad"); cherished Grandma of Tara, Cody, Kyli, Austin and Allison; dear sister of Verna Jurkovich (Paul), Richard (late Susan), Stephen (Nancy), John (Pam), Mary Ann Brock deceased (late Ralph) and...
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Donna Marie Atherton

November 14, 1934 - March 9, 2017

Donna Marie Atherton (nee Zajicek), 82, of Rocky River. Loving daughter of the late James and Agnes Zajicek; mother of Lisa Smith (Kenneth), Anthony Atherton and Lora Atherton, grandmother of Amalie Eichas (Brian), Ariel Brusvold (Kenneth), Callie Smith, Adam Albainy and Charlotte Albainy; great-grandmother of Caleb, Jacob, and Zachary Eichas; sister of Marlene Parker (Steve, dec.) and Janis...
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Donald R. Hiller

November 9, 1938 - March 9, 2017

DONALD R. HILLER, age 78 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Janet Hiller (nee Newman) for 60 years. Devoted father of Tammy Dietz (David), Susan Baier (Martin) and Pamela Becker (Carl); loving grandfather of Justin Dietz (Melanie), Heather Alley (Jason), Kristen and Jennifer Becker, Alex and Hannah Baier; great-grandfather of Cameron, Landon and Skyler Dietz; dear brother of Donna Feuerstein...
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Dorothy M. Moody

December 17, 1914 - March 8, 2017

DOROTHY M. MOODY (nee Haskell), age 102 of Brook Park. Beloved wife of the late Harry A. Moody; loving mother of Donald J. Moody and Ralph E. Moody; dear sister of the following deceased: Roger W. Haskell, Edith L. Haskell, James A. Haskell, Raymond E. Haskell and Jack N. Haskell; cherished aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Memorial may be forwarded the Alzheimer's...
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Donald L. Close

April 7, 1922 - March 6, 2017

Donald L. Close, age 94 of Strongsville; beloved husband of Margaret "Midge" Close; loving father of Jeff Close (Terry); Leslie Warrington (Gary), Thomas Harris (Joyce), Lynn Harris, and the late Edward Harris; dear grandfather of Lauren Close, Maya Hauck, Shawn, Tommy, and Heather Harris; great-grandfather of three. Passed away with his family by his side on Monday, March 6, 2017. Graveside...
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Peggy Lee Arcudia

December 8, 1946 - March 3, 2017

Peggy Lee Arcudia (nee Ray), age 70, beloved mother of Roger Phillips (Laurie); step mother of Lisa Pearsall (Pete); grandmother of Christopher, Adam, Brittany, and Emily; sister of Tim Ray (Susann); cousin and friend of many. Passed away suddenly Friday, March 03, 2017. Graveside service Friday, March 10 at Lutheran Cemetery, 4566 Pearl Road, Cleveland at 1:30pm. 440-842-7800
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Robert L. Carpenter

May 1, 1934 - February 28, 2017

Robert L. Carpenter "Bob" beloved husband of Lela (nee Roberts); loving father of Robert Edward "Eddie" and Robin Lynn Wypasek (John); cherished grandfather of Daniel and Ryan Wypasek and best friend and spiritual advisor Brother Ronald Sabo; son of the late T. Cecil and the late Lacy (nee Mace). Bob entered into final rest on February 28, 2017. He proudly served his country as a member of the US...
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Larry Swartz

May 20, 1940 - February 28, 2017

Larry Swartz, age 76; beloved husband of Linda of 56 years; fun, loving father of John, Kathy Oscker (Mark), Suzanne Jazwa (Jerry), and Krissy; grandfather of Sarah, Dan, Jon, Josiah, Eric, and Justin; great-grandfather of William, Logan, Cara, and Hailey (deceased); brother of Dennis (Cindy). Passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Larry loved to fish, camp, and loved life. He also loved...
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James Alan Kassor

February 7, 1946 - February 26, 2017

James A. "Jim" Kassor, age 71, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Debbie Zito; loving dad of John Zito (Michelle), and Jason Jendl; dearest Papa of Julianna Zito; son of the late Robert and Jeanne (nee Coleman ) Kassor; brother of the late Gary Kassor; cherished uncle of Curtis Kassor (Tea Youn), Kimberly Rose (Brady), Corinne Kassor, and many more nieces and nephews and great-nieces and...
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Beverly Forbes

April 18, 1927 - February 26, 2017

Beverly Forbes (nee Nicholson), age 89 of Parma Heights and of Lakeland FL. Beloved wife of the late William Forbes; loving mother of Susan and Scott; cherished grandmother of Kyle Forbes. Beverly was a member for over 50 years of Middleburg Heights Community Church. She retired from Tri-C Western Campus. A kind and generous soul, she will be sorely missed by all. Beverly passed away on Sunday,...
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Alice Tyrone

January 26, 1933 - February 26, 2017

Alice E. Tyrone (nee: Christman), 84, of N. Olmsted. Loving wife of 49 years to Charles H.; mother of Pamela Jones, Michael Jones (Peggy), Scott Jones (Beth), Patty Schmidt (Bryan) and John Tyrone; grandmother of Amy Bunch, Megan Lehane (Bob), Sarah Kufel (Nate), Ryan Jones, Mike Jones, Chris Morley, Dan Jones, Alex Morley and Kate Jones; great-grandmother of Corrine, Lilly and Emmy; sister of...
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Richard "RAGS" Gemmel

December 19, 1948 - February 25, 2017

Richard "RAGS" Gemmel, age 68, brother of Patricia Marion (Patsy), Robert (deceased)(Edna), and Kenneth Harris (Wanda), uncle, great uncle, great great uncle, and friend of many. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Alberta. Passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Private interment at Lakeview Cemetery. 440-842-7800 www.buschcares.com
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Eric Seitz

February 23, 2017

Eric Bennett "Ric" Seitz, 65, of Elyria, unexpectedly passed away in his sleep on Thursday evening, February 23, 2017, at his residence. He was born December 10, 1951 in Lima to Charles and Shirley Seitz. Eric was a 1970 graduate of Avon Lake High School. He married in 1986 to Vicki Lynn Case. He grew up in Avon Lake and made his home in Elyria for the last 30 years. Ric loved Ohio State...
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Phillip Hagedorn

November 22, 1966 - February 22, 2017

Phillip John Hagedorn was called home by our Heavenly Father on February 22, 2017. Beloved son of Phillip Louis Hagedorn and the late Karen Louise Chomos; treasured brother of Rachel, Miriam, David and Christopher; cherished uncle of Joseph, Jacob, Nicholas, Emma, Zachary and Julia; dearly loved nephew and cousin to many; and a truly devoted friend to all the lives he touched. In lieu of flowers,...
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Gene E Lafferty, Jr. "Champ"

July 20, 1955 - February 22, 2017

Gene E. Lafferty, Jr. "Champ", 61, passed away at his home in Spencer, OH on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He was born July 20, 19455 in Crown Hill, West Virginia. Gene was employed at the Ford Motor Company for 30 years in the Lorain, Avon, and Brook Park plants. He enjoyed fishing, wrestling, listening to music, and camping. Mr. Lafferty is survived by his sons Gene Lafferty, III, Jeffrey...
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Joyce Ann Anderson

February 26, 1949 - February 22, 2017

JOYCE A. ANDERSON (nee Hynek, also Findley), age 67 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of James Anderson for 20 years. Devoted mother of Karen Westfall (Scott), Vicki Stamper (Gary), Debbie Lightcap (Greg), Cathy Findley (Jon Sarrocco) and Chrissy Findley; loving grandmother of Vanessa, Jessica, Alexis, Rebecca, Lauren, Jack, Kayla, Greg, and Lexi; great-grandmother of Christian; dear sister of James...
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Martha Andrejko

April 26, 1939 - February 22, 2017

Martha Helen Andrejko (née Golden), 77, of Elyria, Ohio was born in Cleveland and had been a long time resident of Brunswick, entered into our Lord's care on February 22, 2017 due to complications from an aggressive infection. She is preceded in death by her son, Christopher John Joseph Andrejko, husband, Bernard Anthony Andrejko, and brother, Michael Golden. She is survived by her daughters,...
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Chris Poulos

July 17, 1946 - February 21, 2017

Chris Poulos, age 70; beloved husband of Ellie of 47 years; devoted, loving, and amusing father of Deena Beke (Tony), Michelle Imhof (Michael), and Christopher (Marie); grandfather of Danny, Kailyn, Giada, Ava, and Mia; brother of Marty (Wendy) and the late Victoria Casper. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to...
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Marilyn A. Pierce

December 6, 1953 - February 21, 2017

MARILYN A. PIERCE (nee Shepherd), age 63 of Parma. Beloved wife of Michael Ronald Pierce for 45 years. Devoted mother of Michael Ryan Pierce (fiance Vicki). Cherished daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Shepherd (nee Dusik); dear sister of Sandra Wendzicki (deceased) (David) and Ron Shepherd (Lynn); dearest aunt of Heather, Amanda, Chris and Tessa; friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday,...
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Mary Carmel Cooper

July 7, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Mary Carmel Cooper (née McDonagh), 88, of Berea passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Cooper; loving mother of Maria Reid (Bob), Geraldine, Virginia, Margaret Choong (Patrick), Thomas (the late Karen), Gerard, Jim (Patti), Steve (Kristen), and Angela (Gerald); cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 9; sister of Therese McDonagh, the late Patrick...
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Patricia L. Pierog

October 19, 1948 - February 21, 2017

PATRICIA L. PIEROG (nee Boyle), age 68 of Parma. Beloved wife of Joseph J. Pierog for 41 years. Devoted mother of Joseph R. Pierog and Adam M. Pierog (Krista Brokos); loving grandmother of Morgan A. Pierog, Ryan and Grace; dear sister-in-law of Rose "Tootsie" Jablonski (Al) and Patricia Brown (Dick); cherished aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Prayer service at...
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George Szymanski

August 23, 1946 - February 21, 2017

George Szymanski, age 70 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of 46 years to Carol (nee Dovala); loving father of Cindi Szymanski; dear brother of Eve Cottier (Jim, deceased) and cherished uncle of Kelly and Richard (Annette). George was a proud Marine who served during the Vietnam War. He also loved to read. George passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests...
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Doris Dray

July 19, 1921 - February 20, 2017

Doris Dray (nee Meinzen), 95, of Rocky River, beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of David (Barbara) and the late Belinda Litty; devoted grandmother of Michael Litty (Jamie), Stacey Church (Jonathan); Aimee Lorkovic (Rob) and Karmi Jones; Gram of Martina, Madeline, Ethan, Ben, Zach, Jacob and Caleb; mother in law of David Litty (Cheryl). Passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. Funeral...
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Grayce (nee Mandanici) Romano

June 15, 1939 - February 20, 2017

Grayce M. Romano (nee Mandanici), age 77. Beloved wife of 46 years to the late Joseph F. Romano; loving mother of Vicki Camardo (Frank), Frank Romano (Kristine) and Denise Romano; cherished grandmother of Sam (Lindsey), Frank (Ainsley), Max (Amanda), Joseph, Benjamin and Isabella and dear sister of Marilyn Rapczynski (Raymond). Grayce passed away Monday February 20, 2017. The family suggests...
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Andrew Borosh

August 10, 1931 - February 20, 2017

Andrew Borosh, age 85. He was an inspiration to all of us with his positive attitude and love of life. He loved music and would play Frank Sinatra songs. He and the love of his life Betty (nee Fenko), were married 63 years. He was the father of David Borosh (Cyndi), Dan Borosh (Randi), Debbie Kandrach (Chip), and the late baby Andrew. He was the Grandpa to Ellie, Abby, Colin, Brittan, Daphne,...
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Paul Chupek

February 19, 2017

PAUL N. CHUPEK Paul was rerouted to Heaven on his last flight February 19, 2017. Age 65, he was a pilot employed with Flight Options since 2000 working as a Hawker Check Airman and most recently as a Lead Check Airman in the Phenom Program. He is preceded in death by his parents Paul & Mary Chupek. He is survived by his loving siblings Nancy Riopelle (Buzz), Tom (Kris) and his loving...
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Christine Piecuch

March 4, 1985 - February 19, 2017

Christine Piecuch, age 31 of Parma; loving daughter of Dennis and Rosalyn Piecuch and dear sister of Matthew and Missy. Passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Memorial service at 10am on Thursday, February 23 at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA. Inurnment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. 440-842-7800
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Eleanor "Ellie" (nee Shredl) Luecht

April 7, 1931 - February 17, 2017

ELEANOR "ELLIE" LUECHT (nee Shredl), 85, beloved wife of Gordon; loving mother of Gayle, Susan, Michael (Bonnie), Jeffrey (Diane), Gregory (Kristy), Brian (Yasmin); grandmother of Joy, Caitlyn, Justin, Kayla, Richard, Robert (Sarah), Cory, Christopher, Marc, Michael, Mia; great-grandmother of Nathaniel, Ryan, McKenna. Passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be...
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Kurt G. Grabo

February 8, 1927 - February 16, 2017

Kurt G. Grabo, age 90, of Seven Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Rosanne Grabo (nee Kubicek) who passed away in March 2007; loving father of Kurt M. Grabo (Susan) and Keith E. Grabo (Helen); dear grandfather of Sarah Grabo (Justin Ramey), Kurt J. Grabo (Jessica), U.S. Air Force First Lt. Katie Capple (Neal), Matthew Grabo (Emily Cook, fiancée), Amanda Grabo, Melissa Bendau (Derrick) and...
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Joe D. Rose, Jr.

November 1, 1950 - February 15, 2017

JOE D. ROSE, Jr. of Parma. Beloved husband of Paula Rose for 28 years. Devoted father of Michelle, Melissa, Nicole and Ryan; loving grandfather of three; loved son of the late Louise Knight; dear brother of Bill (Kathy), Maryann, Linda (late husband Bill), Carl (Bonnie), Penny (Rubert) and Joanne (Gary); cherished uncle and friend of many. Joe was a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he received...
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Judith (nee Liptak) Gulley

September 1, 1937 - February 15, 2017

JUDITH A. GULLEY, (nee Liptak), 79, loving mother of Richard (Denise), Curtis (Susan), and the late Chris; dear grandmother of Kelly Lattner (Chris), Jaime Brown (Nate), Andrea Zrnich (Simon), Jeff Gulley (Abbey), Michael Gulley (Katie), and Rebecca Gulley; cherished great-grandmother of 9; sister of the late Lynette Klostermeyer and Leslie Nelson. Passed away February 15, 2017. In lieu of...
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Georgia Schade

June 29, 1923 - February 15, 2017

Georgia Schade (née Rakusan), 93, of Rocky River passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Beloved mother of Karen Main (Bradley) and Ronald (Christine); cherished grandmother of Melissa Foster (Jonathan), Brian Main (Jamie), Una Schade, and Geoffrey Schade. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106. Friends may call at the...
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Jean Marie Gluvna

December 9, 1923 - February 14, 2017

Jean Marie Gluvna (nee Lyons), age 93; beloved wife of the late William R. Gluvna who passed away in January 2005; loving mother of Pamela Barnes (Peter), Patricia Pleines (Robert), Terrence Gluvna, the late Mary Gluvna, the late Carolyn Gluvna, and the late Daniel Gluvna; dear grandmother of Katherine, Robert, Jr., and Philip; aunt and friend of many. Jean passed away on Tuesday, February 14,...
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Neal H. Winston

August 21, 1934 - February 13, 2017

Neal H. Winston, Age 82. Beloved husband of the late Diana (nee Felker). Dear father of Teri Pistininzi, Stephen Winston (Sonya), and the late Tami Burke and Mary Winston. Grandfather of William Zigman, Lyndsey O'Shea, Shelby Burke, Vanessa Pistininzi, and Trevor, Andrew and Alec Winston and the late Guy Pistininzi Jr. Great grandfather of 6. Passed away Monday February 13, 2017. Memorials may be...
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Mary Flynn

May 13, 1933 - February 13, 2017

Mary J. Flynn (née O'Connor), 83, passed away peacefully Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home in Brighton Gardens of Westlake with her children at her side. Beloved wife of the late Eugene F. Flynn, Jr.; cherished mother of Joseph (Catherine), Mark (Silvia), Michael (Debbie), Rosemary Pritchard (Tom), Carol Scheible, and Margaret Morrison. She was blessed with 17 grandchildren and one great...
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James C. White, Sr.

February 14, 1946 - February 13, 2017

James C. White, Sr., age 70, of Hinckley, Ohio; beloved husband of MaryAnn White (nee Rogers); loving father of Jim White, Jr. (Miranda Vonhauger, fiancée), and Mike White (Kati 1.0); dear grandfather of Heather Ashforth (Brian), Tony White (Kati 2.0), Holly Ryan (Andy), and Mikey White, and great-grandfather of Brian and Noah; brother of Doris Geddis (Don, deceased), and brother-in-law of Joan...
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Mildred Mae Aber

February 14, 1933 - February 13, 2017

Mildred M. Aber (nee Nonamaker), age 83 of Westlake; beloved wife of Carl and the late Patrick McGinty and Kenneth Richard Spearing; loving mother of Ken Spearing (Susan), Barbara Stec (Jim), Gina "Virginia" Monson (John) and the late Donna Marie Spearing; grandmother of Kenny, Ricky (Victoria), Billy, Callie (Bill), Jimmy (Kimberly), Kimberly (Justin), Stacey (Rion), John R. (Kelsey), Andrew ...
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Steven Michael "Steve" Rodano

August 8, 1970 - February 12, 2017

Steven Michael "Steve" Rodano, age 46, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Leah R. Rodano (nee Foust) for 20 years; loving father of Ashley Rodano, Tyler Rodano, and Cassidy Rodano; dear son of Peggy Hammer, and the late Dennis Rodano; cherished brother of Denne Rodano and Angie Rodano; namesake of his uncle Steven G. Rodano; nephew, cousin, uncle and friend to many. Doer of the Dew,...
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Paul G. Berkild

March 8, 1921 - February 12, 2017

Paul Berkild, 95, of Rocky River. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor. Loving father of Brenda and Brian (Debra). Dear brother of the late Helle, Signe and Ingeborg Berkild. Loving uncle to many. Went home to be with the Lord Sunday, February 12, 2017. Private services will be held. Interment at Riverside Cemetery in Cleveland. BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview Park. 440-333...
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Alice Constance Bruce

November 16, 1929 - February 11, 2017

Alice Constance Bruce (nee Yessler), 87, of Lakewood passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Ames Hospice House after a 10 year battle with cancer. Alice was born on November 16, 1929 in Cleveland to parents Victor and Mildred (nee Ayorai). Alice started as a waitress and moved to hostess at the Theatrical Grill in Cleveland. In her nearly 40 years there, it was nothing for her to...
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Dorothy M. Reinker

February 11, 2017

DOROTHY M. REINKER (nee Drude). Beloved wife of the late William F. Reinker for 59 years. Loving mother of Daniel (Sarah), David (Nancy), Sandra Simon (Reed) and Lisa Spinelli (Chuck); dear grandmother of Lydia, Peter, Marissa, Ralph, Sam, Fred and Nicholas; dear sister of Edward Drude; dearest aunt of Jeffrey, Gregory (deceased), Nancy, Susan, Linda, Roger (Denise), Donald, Joan (deceased),...
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Steven Thomas

January 15, 1984 - February 9, 2017

Steven S. Thomas, age 33. Loving son of Teresa (nee Shook) Thomas and the late Sam L. Thomas; cherished brother of James Thomas and Brittney Price (Rob); former husband of the late Katie (nee Miller) Thomas; grandson, nephew and cousin of many. Steven loved comedy, kayaking, hunting and being outdoors in the country. Steven passed away February 9, 2017. A celebration of Steven's life will be at...
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Richard "Cowboy" Allen Yanacsek

February 25, 1944 - February 9, 2017

Richard "Cowboy" Allen Yanacsek, age 72; beloved husband of Janet Yanascek; loving father of David (Lesa) and Bryan (Pam); cherished grandfather of David, Meagan, Susan, Ronnie and Grant; great-grandfather of Shelby and Rylee; dear brother of Jim (late Marge), Bill, Bob and Jane Swiger (John). Dick was an uncle, great uncle and a dear friend and will be truly missed by all. He was a graduate of...
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Samuel A. Jacob

June 24, 1926 - February 9, 2017

SAMUEL A. JACOB, age 90 of Parma Heights, OH. Beloved husband of Joy Jacob (nee Varghese); devoted father of Baby Grace A. Jacob (deceased), Ivy A. Morgan (David), Ivan S. Jacob (Joan), Irene A. Varghese (Ajit) and Iona A. Kurian (Leslie); loving grandfather of Devin Jacob (fiance, Lindsay), Sara Swagatha (Ranjeeth), Janessa Jacob, Joshua Varghese (Taylor), Spencer Jacob, Kylie Morgan, Jada...
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Nona May Beniard

May 26, 1930 - February 9, 2017

NONA MAY OTTAWAY BENIARD, 86, of Medina Township passed away on February 9, 2017. Nona was born May 26, 1930 in Erie, Pennsylvania to Ruth and Rache Ottaway. She graduated from Strong Vincent High School in 1947 and attended Penn State University, where she met her husband Marion (Ben) Beniard. Nona and Ben were married in 1950 in Erie, Pennsylvania. The couple moved to Cleveland, Ohio and had...
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Leroy Miracle

July 5, 1925 - February 9, 2017

Leroy Miracle, 91, beloved husband of 65 years to Jule (nee Kopp); dear brother of 5 siblings; cherished uncle and great uncle of many. Passed away February 9, 2017. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was involved in the collecting of information on hurricanes. He retired from the FAA. Graveside service will be at 1:00 pm. Monday, February 13, 2017 at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery. Friends may...
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Bruce Schwarz

June 22, 1956 - February 8, 2017

Bruce Schwarz, 60, of Bay Village passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Beloved husband of Stephanie (née Garvin); amazing step-father of Brittanie Elliott and Kyle Kalis; loving grandfather of Aidan and Brooke Shumay; dear brother of Mary Schwarz (Charlotte); nephew and cousin of many; special cousin of Betty Ferrall (Ed), Michelle Ferrall, Nate Ferrall and Kathleen Quinn, and Madelyn...
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George R. Cripe

October 7, 1938 - February 6, 2017

George R. Cripe, 79, of Avon Lake. Loving husband of 58 years to Nancy (Holtman); caring father of Kevin (loving friend,Melissa); dear brother of James (Sharon); sister-in-law Diana; and the late Richard (loving friend and brother). Served in the Air Force. Worked at Bowling Green State University from 1967-2002 as the Director of Technical Services, and was the first person to teach people there...
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Carol Ann "Carrie" Kochalko

January 28, 1957 - February 6, 2017

Carol Ann "Carrie" Kochalko (nee Nowak) age 60 of Parma. Beloved wife of 34 years to Edward Kochalko; loving mother of Ashley Kochalko and Kaitlin Kochalko; cherished grandmother of Marko Milosavljevic. Carrie was a fun loving person who leaves behind many friends. She passed away Monday February 6, 2017 with her family by her side. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Jude...
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Eugene Earl Myers

June 24, 1923 - February 6, 2017

EUGENE EARL MYERS, 93, passed peacefully February 6, 2017 in Concord, NC. Born June 24, 1923 in Salem, OH to Raymond Irl and Kathleen Englert Myers, he had one older brother, Lewis, who passed in 1955. Earl was known as 'Gene' to his Salem relatives and signed his name as such when writing to his mother from the Pacific in WWII. Following basic training in Norfolk, VA, he completed officer...
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Robert Louis Neumann

October 30, 1931 - February 5, 2017

Robert Louis "Bob" Neumann, age 85, of Seven Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of 62 years of Clara D. Neumann (nee Diesler), to whom he was married in 1955; loving father of Mark Neumann (Deborah), Thomas Neumann (Laura), and Sandra Laborie (Douglas); dear grandfather of Terence Neumann (Allison), Virginia Habig (Jason), Patrick Neumann (Meagan), Cassandra Neumann, Bradly Neumann, Stephanie Neumann,...
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Hortense W. Loughead

January 19, 1921 - February 5, 2017

Hortense W. Loughead (nee White), age 96 of Lakewood; beloved wife of the late Leo Vincent Loughead, Sr.; loving mother of Leo, Jr. (Barbara), J. Douglas (Elizabeth), Marie Snider and Lucy Miller (Glenn); caring grandmother of Leo III, Sara Brown, Laura Wilson, J.D., Ian Thomas and Kelly and great-grandmother of nine passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 5, 2017. In lieu of flowers,...
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