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

Eleanor Bleil

March 16, 1922 - March 25, 2015

Graduated from Rhodes High School & attended business school. Employed as secretary at Foundrey Education Foundation for 40 yrs. Lifetime member of St. Luke's UCC in Brooklyn. Enjoyed her pet dog "Stormie" and her cats. Survived by niece Cynthia Amos (Marc) of Elyria and nephew Robert (Pennie) Bleil of Port Orchard, WA; 7 great nieces & nephews & 8 great-great nieces & nephews. Memorial...
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James Dean Liska

February 26, 1949 - March 21, 2015

James "Dean" Liska, 66; beloved husband of Nancy J. Liska (nee Rose); loving father of Robert Liska (Maria), Katlin Liska, Douglas Liska; dear son of Robert and Jane (nee Clark) Liska; brother of Mark (Michele), Brian, Daniel (Elaine deceased) and Matthew (Terry). He served in the U.S. Army and was a proud Ranger. He passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015. In lieu of flowers, contributions...
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Donald M. Petch

September 6, 1927 - March 15, 2015

Donald M. Petch passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the age of 87. He was cherished by his surviving wife of 60 years, Geraldine M. Petch (nee Wise); his daughters Peggy Petch of Denver, Colorado, Beth Thomas (Mike) of Athens, Ohio, and Kathy Mohnacky (John) of North Royalton, Ohio; his grandsons Matt Mohnacky (Jenny), Kurt Conkey (Heather), and Chris Mohnacky; and his three great...
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Robert W Smith

June 27, 1938 - March 10, 2015

Bob Smith, 76, of Cleveland; beloved husband of Lucille of 47 years; amazing dad of Debbie, Sherry (Rich), Lisa (Donald), Gloria and Mike (Tina); devoted grandpa of Megan (Sean), Paige, Robert, Tyler, Laura, Michael and Chrissy (Eugene); great grandpa of Rebecca, Desiree, Lil Debbie, Cody and Alex; brother of Smitty and Ellen. Passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015. A funeral service will be...
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Shirley A. Stafford

April 27, 1937 - March 10, 2015

SHIRLEY A. STAFFORD, 77, loving mother of John Stafford and Lisa Stafford; dear grandmother of James, Jeremy, Joshua, Heather, Olivia, and Michael; cherished great-grandmother of Madison, Baylen, and Lillian; loved by Pastors Darryl and Yolanda Tolliver and children. Passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL ROAD, CLEVELAND THURSDAY, MARCH 12...
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Joseph P. Klouda

March 1, 1928 - March 9, 2015

JOSEPH P. KLOUDA, 87, beloved husband of Evelyn for 61 wonderful years, loving father of Paul (Debbie) & Cheryl (Ron) Shavel, dear brother of Joan Kinnaird, grandfather of Kenneth (Shannon), Michael (Katie) & Steven, great grandfather of Juniper, Logan & Carter. Dad, you left us all far, far better for being in our lives. The family wishes to thank the nurses of Marymount Hospital ICU, doctors &...
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Cassandra Jean Willis

July 24, 1981 - March 4, 2015

Cassandra Jean Willis (nee Matheny), age 33, loving mother of Mason and Owen; beloved daughter of Keith and Lecia; wife of Timothy; sister of Sarah Werner (Scott); Alexander Matheny; Kathryn and Blair Birinyi; granddaughter of Charles Schlosser and Doris Matheny (nee Kellogg); loving aunt, friend, and caretaker to all. Passed away Wednesday, March 4th, 2015. In lieu of flowers memorial...
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Anne (nee Lambor) Hentka

September 4, 1918 - March 3, 2015

ANNE L. HENTKA (nee Lambor), 96, Loving Mother of Michele Gerber (Donald); Dear Grandmother of Ryan Gerber (Ashley) and Nicole Berns (Glenn), Monique Silver (Thomas) and Joshua Hall; Great-grandmother of six. Preceded in death by her first husband Michael Hall, second husband Frank Hentka; son Mark Hall; sister Marie Connelly; brother Andrew Lambor and sister Alice Mass; parents Nicholas and...
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Richard "Pat" Kurtz

February 9, 1928 - February 21, 2015

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

March 4, 1935 - February 12, 2015

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

June 16, 1954 - February 3, 2015

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

December 2, 1936 - January 31, 2015

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

July 4, 1931 - January 28, 2015

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

July 29, 1959 - January 22, 2015

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

June 27, 1933 - January 15, 2015

Longtime companion of Michael Stiles; dear mother of Dennis and Ronald Blag; cherished grandmother of Shelley and Phillip; beloved great-grandmother of 3; sister of Jim and Pete Greathouse, and 8 deceased brothers and sisters; longtime friend of Marlene Schroeder; loving aunt and friend to many. Passed away January 15, 2015. Memorials can be forwarded to St. Augustine Towers or Manor, 7801...
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Albert William Lynch III

August 29, 1949 - January 8, 2015

Albert William Lynch, III, age 65, of Cleveland, Ohio; loving father of Albert W. Lynch, IV of Brunswick, Ohio; dear brother of Lark L. Mitchell (Robert, deceased) of Bedford Heights, Ohio; dearest uncle of Katherine "Katie" Mitchell and William K. Mitchell (Kara); great-uncle of Marcus Scott Mitchell; cherished friend of many. Mr. Lynch was a U.S. Coast Guard veteran. He passed away on Thursday,...
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Earl John Hughes

April 24, 1956 - January 8, 2015

Earl John Hughes, age 58, of Cleveland, Ohio; loving father of Marie Hughes, Kevin Buckner, Earl Buckner (Malinda), and Kristen McNamee (Justin); dear grandfather of Kevin, Chloe, Courtney, Claudia, Katelyn, Deangelo and William; beloved son of Anna Hughes (nee Lewandowski) and the late Earl A. Hughes; brother of Larry Rose, Clary Ann Dean, Charlene Bon (Lincoln), Linda Zwolenik (Ray), the late...
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Florence Kozlowski

December 8, 1929 - January 6, 2015

FLORENCE KOZLOWSKI (nee Hoerman), age 85. Beloved wife of the late Walter Kozlowski; loving mother of Walter, Jr. (Elizabeth Bruno), Dennis (Paulette), Pamela Kruse (Edwin), and Gail Lukosavich (Edward), dear grandmother of Kimberly, Walt, Jeremy (Schelle), April (Larry), Denise, Monique, Dennis, Jr., Eddie (Salina), Jennifer (Martin Bridge), Ryan, Troy, and Cory; great-grandmother of Hailey,...
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Vincent James Satullo

May 19, 1926 - January 6, 2015

Vincent James Satullo, age 88, of Broadview Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Vera L. Satullo (nee Graff) who passed away in December 2011; loving father of James J. Satullo, Robert J. Satullo, and Linda A. Latessa; dear grandfather of Reid Latessa (Jackee), and great-grandfather of Adeline Latessa. Mr. Satullo was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and worked as a Manufacturer's Sales...
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Betty Lou Kennedy

March 14, 1935 - December 29, 2014

Betty Lou Kennedy (nee Fields); beloved wife of the late Robert E. Kennedy; loving mother of Chester (Dean), Robert , Jr. (Joyce, deceased) and Thomas (Michelle); grandmother of Steve, Rebecca, Robert III, Brian, Jr., William and Sean; great-grandmother of Michael, Amanda, Alexis and Christian. She was one of 5 born to Tryphena (Fields) Baumgardner; surviving sisters are Margaret and Fran. ...
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Jerry E. Nesmith

November 17, 1930 - December 18, 2014

JERRY E. NESMITH, 84, Loving Father of Donna Humphrey (Eddie), Richard Nesmith (Carolyn), and late son Michael Nesmith; Caring Grandfather of Shauna Meyer, Michael Nesmith & Brain Baker; Great-Grandfather of Kalesia and Alana Nesmith and Adrian Meyer. Passed away Thursday, December 18, 2014. Service 10am, Tuesday, December 23 at the funeral home. Interment at West Park Cemetery. Friends may...
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George Henry Strelow

October 17, 1923 - December 16, 2014

George Henry Strelow, age 91, of Olmsted Township, Ohio and longtime Brecksville, Ohio resident, beloved husband of the late Patricia F. Strelow who passed away in March 1993; loving father of Patricia A. Matis (Paul, deceased) of Olmsted Township, Ohio, Robin L. Strelow of Longmont, Colorado, and the late David G. Strelow (Audrey, deceased); cherished brother of Lucille Rodin, Wilbert Strelow ...
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Philip J. Rees

March 27, 1925 - December 14, 2014

Philip J. Rees, 89, beloved father of Margaret Murawski and Elizabeth Rees; father-in-law of Thomas Murawski; grandfather of Katie Murawski; uncle and friend to many. Preceded in death by wife, Eleanor (nee Bandy) of 44 years. WWII army veteran and proud Welshman. Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Crossroads Hospice, 9775...
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Geraldine Carol Kae

February 18, 1937 - December 12, 2014

Geraldine Carol Kae (nee Czarniecki), age 77, of Cleveland, Ohio; loving mother of Christine C. Kae of Cleveland, and Jeannette M. Kae of Cleveland; dear sister of the late Joann M. Hunting; dearest grandmother of many "fur-kids." Geraldine was retired after many years in the Dietary Dept. at Deaconess Hospital in Cleveland. She passed away suddenly on Friday, December 12, 2014 at MetroHealth...
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Claudette Carter

January 17, 1952 - December 10, 2014

CLAUDETTE C. CARTER ( Collins), age 62 of Cleveland. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister,aunt, and friend. Passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Service at the funeral home on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 2PM. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL ROAD, CLEVELAND, FROM 11 AM UNTIL THE TIME OF THE SERVICE AT 2PM. Cremation by Busch Crematory. 216...
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Rose J. Wilk

January 7, 1934 - December 6, 2014

WILK, Rose J. (nee Collumb), 80, Beloved wife to Lannis "Ted"; Loving mother to Kathleen Uhler and Stephen Wilk (Jennifer), and the late infant daughters, Elizabeth and Suzanne; Dear grandmother to Erica, Kevin, Samuel, and Lannis; sister to Christopher (Margaret) and John Collumb and the late Anna Vlahov and Elizabeth Gfaller. Passed away December 6, 2014. Memorial contributions can be sent to...
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James M. Bianca, Sr.

February 5, 1951 - December 6, 2014

JAMES M. BIANCA, SR., 63, Beloved Husband of Frances (nee Estep); Loving Father of Jim Bianca, Jr., Michelle Szymanski (Art), Tony Bianca, Laura Bianca, Ed Harness (Michelle), Amanda Miller (Bryan); Grandfather of Neil and Hayley Szymanski; Brother of Mary Ann, Angie, Rose, Jean, Frank, Charles, and the late Fritz, John, Robert, and Barbara; many nieces and nephews. Passed away Saturday,...
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Edith M. Gilmore

April 15, 1932 - December 6, 2014

Edith Gilmore (nee Stanley), age 82. Dear wife of the late Wilbert; loving mother of Doy Stanley (Lula), Patricia Smith (the late Andrew), Charles Gilmore, James Gilmore, Robert E. Gilmore, and Kenneth Gilmore (Annette); cherished grandmother of Charlotte Barker, Dwayne and Amanda Sullivan, John, Donald, Heather, Melissa and James Gilmore and the late Travis Stanley; great-grandmother of 10;...
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Virginia M. (nee Cornell) Martin

November 22, 1923 - December 4, 2014

VIRGINIA MABEL (CORNELL) MARTIN, age 91, longtime resident of Brooklyn Heights, died Thursday, December 4, 2014. Beloved wife of 70 years to Clarke Foote Martin, mother of Kenneth, Millicent "Penny", Russell, Wallis and Susann. Grandmother of 10 (Kathleen, Elizabeth, Russell and Fredrick Martin-Shultz; James, Andrew and Virginia Ann Martin; Christina, Ryan and Chelsea Aldrich) and great...
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Alice Marie Hogan

December 2, 1921 - December 1, 2014

Hogan, Alice Marie (nee Ehrhart) passed away December 1, 2014 at the age of 93; dear wife of the Dr. William J. Hogan (deceased); beloved sister of Henry Ehrhart (deceased), Betty Chako and Leona Chabrelot (deceased); dear aunt of Anne Chako (David), Georgeann Gounoude (Michael), Alan Ehrhart (Maryland), Max Ehrhart (Helen) and many grand nieces and nephews. She was a veteran of World War II...
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Lisa M. Kramer

April 22, 1970 - November 28, 2014

Lisa M. Kramer (nee Kurilich), 44, loving wife of Joseph; devoted mother of Amanda and the late Nicholas; cherished grandmother of Hayzel; dear daughter of Dennis (Evelyn) and the late Patricia; caring sister of Michelle Vazquez (Victor) and Dennis (Janet); aunt and friend to many. Passed away surrounded by family on Friday, November 28, 2014. Memorial service will be held at the funeral home on...
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Carolyn (nee Irvin) Wolff

October 26, 1937 - November 26, 2014

CAROLYN J. WOLFF (nee Irvin), 77, Loving Mother of Lorin DeCamp (the late Larry), Glenn Myers, and the late Wayne Myers; Dear Grandmother of Kristopher Myers, April Myers, Michelle Green (Dustin); Beloved Great-Grandmother of Taylor, Jordan, Olivia; Cherished brother Jimmy Pash (Dottie) and nieces Darlene and Nicey Pash; Uncle Louie, Aunt Nora, and Aunt Joyce.
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Jean (nee Schenk) Maurer

January 4, 1931 - November 26, 2014

JEAN K. MAURER (nee Schenk), age 83; Beloved wife of the late Andrew whom she married October 25, 1952. Dear mother of Andrew M. deceased (Penny/Donna), Bill (Mary), John (Jackie) & Jeanie Brown (Charlie deceased). Grandmother of 8. Great grandmother of one. Daughter of the late Michael & Jean Schenk. Sister of Doris Griesbach (Don), Elaine Stoessner (Bob) & the late Michael S. Born on January 4,...
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Richard L. Shafer

January 8, 1938 - November 22, 2014

Born in Lundale, West Virginia. Beloved husband of Rose (nee Gartin); loving father of Annamaria Stellato, Robert, Anthony, Richard II, and Timothy; cherished grandfather of Hope, Chrystal, Brett, Brandon, Josiah and Benjamin; great grandfather of Lucas, Julie, Jonny, Nolan and Riley and special uncle to Patricia Schelter. He retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years. While...
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Raymond J. Jeffi

September 15, 1926 - November 19, 2014

RAYMOND J. JEFFI, 88, Devoted husband of the late Angeline (nee DeCoules); Loving father of Denise Kulas (Mark) and the late David; Dear grandfather of Lynette Schweiger Torres (Richard); Cherished great-grandfather of Nikolas and Sophia Torres and Tebria McCarroll. Raymond was a Veteran of the United States Navy. Passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
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Robert Frederick Armstrong, Jr.

October 24, 1924 - November 18, 2014

ROBERT FREDERICK ARMSTRONG, JR., 90, Beloved husband of the late Lilian (nee Kemp); Loving father of Robert J. (Betty), Kenith B., Rita Mitchell (Roy), Susan Wallace (Rodney), and the late James C.; Dear grandfather of 15 grandchildren, 32 great-children, 3 great-great-grandchildren and the late Dadie Guies; Cherished brother of Linda Creech. Passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Funeral...
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Timothy M. Andrek

October 21, 1954 - November 11, 2014

TIMOTHY M. ANDREK, 60, Loving Brother of Edward Andrek, Brian Andrek, and Victoria Ramser; Uncle of Robert and Rebecca Ramser. Preceded in death by a brother Christopher Andrek and parents Edward and Joann Andrek. Passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014. At the request of the family, all services will be private. 216-741-7700 www.buschcares.com
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Ruth Ann (nee Smith) Nacarato

September 3, 2014 - November 9, 2014

RUTH ANN NACARATO (nee Smith), 74, Loving Mother of Kenneth (Cathy) Schnapp, Edward Oldag, Robert (Sue) Oldag, and Richard Oldag; Grandmother and Great-Grandmother of many; Dear Sister of Danny Smith and many nieces and nephews; preceded in death by son Michael Nacarato, brother Bill Smith, sister Bonnie Riddle, and parents Everett and Nellie Smith (nee Jones). Passed away Sunday, November 9,...
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Ronald John Paull

November 3, 1940 - November 9, 2014

Ronald John Paull, age 74, of Brook Park, Ohio, beloved husband of Rose Marie "Sue" Paull (nee Gacek); loving father of Jon Paull, and step-father of Jeannie and Stephanie; dear grandfather of Brandon. Mr. Paull was a United States Army veteran and was retired after 29 years as a Cleveland Police Officer. He passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. No...
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William J. Ruprecht

May 30, 1923 - November 6, 2014

William J. Ruprecht, age 91. Beloved husband of Doris (nee Niesen); dear brother of the late Harlan and Rosanna Keleciny (John); loving uncle of Marc Keleciny, Karen LaJoe (Nick) and the late John W. Keleciny; cherished great uncle of Lauren LaJoe. He was a WWII US Navy veteran & will be remembered & missed by his extended family & friends. Memorial Mass at St. Thomas More Church, 4170 N. Amber...
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Ning (nee Wongthong) Guenther

June 28, 1966 - November 1, 2014

NING SUMALEE GUENTHER (nee Wongthong), 48, Loving Daughter of the late Kenneth and Ring Guenther (Rugpromrach) and survived by many loving friends. Passed away Saturday, November 1, 2014. Memorials may be forwarded to Ning S. Guenther Memorial Fund at any 5/3 Bank. A Fundraiser will be held Sunday, November 23 at 4pm at the Velvet Dog in Cleveland. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME,...
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Nick Lucan

October 2, 2014

Beloved son of the late Maria & Mykola Lucan; loving brother of the late Myron Lucan, Tonia (Bob deceased), Ann (Dan), Sophie (Jerry); uncle of Victor, Michael, Christine, Michelle (Christopher), Paula (Jim), Shawn, Angela (Marc) & great uncle of Michael Jr., Rachel, Taylor, Jimmy, Olivia, Adam, Johnny, Nolan, Mercedes, Shawn Jr., Izaak, Franny, Victor Jr., Kristen & great great uncle of Arianna;...
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Mark A. Whittingslow

May 4, 1959 - October 1, 2014

MARK A. WHITTINGSLOW, 55, beloved son of the late Rita Whittingslow (nee Coleman); dear brother of Paul (Sheila) Whittingslow, Patty (Dan) Holloway, and Tim Whittingslow; loving uncle of Danny, Rachel, Hannah, Chelsey, Taylor, Grant, Blake, Morgan, Jordan and great-uncle to many. Loved and well-liked by fellow residents and helpers at his home. Passed away Wednesday, October 1, 2014. ...
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Margaret A. Conlon

April 26, 1941 - September 17, 2014

Margaret A. Conlon (nee Hand). Beloved wife of Jack. Dear mother of Patty (Ken), Mark (Nancy), and Katie. Sister of the late John Hand, William and Paul Waldron. Passed away Wednesday September 17, 2014. Memorials may be forwarded to St. Mark Lutheran Church Endowment Fund, 4464 Pearl Road, Cleveland, OH 44109. Service at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Monday September 22 at 10:00am. Interment...
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Jean H. Snavely

September 7, 1953 - September 5, 2014

JEAN H. SNAVELY (nee Sredniawa), age 60 of Raleigh North Carolina. Beloved wife of Glen Snavely, cherished daughter of the late Louis and Margaret Sredniawa, dear sister of Alan (deceased) (Dru), Kenneth (deceased), Kathy Bina (deceased), Pauly (Ronda) and John (deceased) (Zina), dearest aunt of Brendon Sredniawa, Lou Sredniawa (Laura) and Stephanie Sredniawa, great aunt of Braxton Sredniawa....
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Elizabeth "Betsy" Kaminski

February 10, 1973 - August 21, 2014

ELIZABETH (PETERSON) KAMINSKI, 41, passed away August 21, 2014 in Cleveland, OH. She was born February 10, 1973 in Elkhart, IN. She was the loving wife of William H. Kaminski of Cleveland; and dear daughter of Dr. James A. Peterson of Indianapolis, IN and the late Nancy V. (Gage) Peterson of Elkhart, IN. She was the beloved sister of Lisa A. (Peterson) Barnett (husband Kyle) of Louisville, KY;...
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Richard Cusick, Sr.

August 19, 2014

Richard Cusick, Sr., age 73 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of JoAnn; dear father of Richard Jr.; step-father of 6; brother of Elsie, Alberta (Theo), Stanley (Debbie) and the late Robert, Clifford, Howard, Rose and Arnold; son of the late Robert and Hazel; grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend to many. Passed on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Funeral Service to be held Sunday, August 24th at...
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Paul Rodriguez

August 25, 1929 - August 14, 2014

Paul Rodriguez, 84, beloved husband for 33 years to Judy (nee Wilkinson) Rodriguez; loving father to David Rodriguez (Kimberlee), Tina Grady, Paul Rodriguez (Sandy), Phillip Anthony (Lisa), Anne Nites (George), Rocco Rodriguez (Veronica); step father to Lydia Avery (Will), Laurel Scriven (Peter), Leslie Schmitt (Kieth); grandfather of twelve and numerous great grandchildren. Passed away August 14...
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Blanca E. (nee Segarra) Nieves

July 18, 1938 - July 30, 2014

BLANCA E. NIEVES (nee Segarra); age 76; loving wife of Celestino; dear mother of Diana L. Katuscak (Bart), Celestino Jr. (Peggy),William (Jennifer), David, Michael (Amy), Daniel (Rita) and Samuel; beloved grandmother of 14; great grandmother of many; sister and aunt of many. Preceded in death by parents, Ramon and Juana Segarra (nee Saavedra). Passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Blanca was...
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Kenneth Eugene Ball, Sr.

December 15, 1931 - July 27, 2014

Kenneth Eugene Ball, Sr., age 82, of Hinckley, Ohio, beloved husband of the late Gail E. Ball (nee Snyder) who passed away in February 2014; loving father of Kenneth E. "Gene" Ball (Dona) of Minnesota, Dwayne Ball (Cindi) of Brunswick, Ohio, Kimberly Burkey (John, deceased) of Hinckley, Ohio, Laura Renz (Richard) of Brunswick, Ohio, John Ball (Meredith) of Brunswick Hills, Ohio, and the late...
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John George Kenney, Sr.

June 15, 1937 - July 24, 2014

JOHN G. KENNEY, SR.; age 77; beloved husband of Dolores C. (nee Ritchie); dear father of John G. Jr (Tonya), Denise Dingel (Bill), Darlene Voelz (Tony), Donna Smith (Larry); beloved brother. Passed away on July 24, 2014. John was Born Hoboken, NJ and served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He was the Chief Photographer at Elyria Chronicle for 25 years. Services will be private....
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Ronald J. D'Onofrio

July 17, 1959 - July 21, 2014

RONALD J. D'ONOFRIO, age 55; loving father of Amelia, Stacy and Andrew; dear grandfather of Zachary; beloved son of Linda and Dominic; brother of Darryl, David and Debbie; master of Mr. Bean. Passed away Monday, July 21, 2014. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL ROAD, CLEVELAND FROM 6-9PM ON FRIDAY, JULY 25, 2014. Cremation by Busch Crematory. 216-741-7700 www.buschcares.com
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John M. Coyne

November 11, 1916 - July 21, 2014

Age 97. Devoted husband of the late Ruth "Jean" (nee Brophy). Loving father of John M. Jr. (Jeanette), Penny Dixon (James E.), Edward (Mary), and James P. (Graciela). Dear grandfather of James Dixon Jr, Debra Dixon, Marlene Coyne, Kathy Coyne, Eileen Dennis, John M. Coyne III, Edward Coyne, Renee Kirlough, Don Coyne. Great grandfather of 15. Brother of the late Bridget Kohler, James Coyne,...
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Karen (nee Haptonstall) Doolin

February 6, 1950 - July 4, 2014

KAREN K. DOOLIN (nee Haptonstall), 64, Loving Daughter of Charlotte Haptonstall and Granddaughter of Flora Lanham; Dear Mother of Jeffrey Haptonstall, Kaye Kyle, Faye Buckland, Raymond Pritt, April Kashola; Grandmother of Ryan, Heaven, Christian, Kayla, Kaitlin, Cody; Great-Grandmother of Caiden; Sister of Darlene and Patty. Passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. A Memorial Gathering will be at...
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Bonnie J. Derry

June 4, 1947 - July 4, 2014

Bonnie J. Derry (nee Hurrelbrink), 67, beloved friend of Charlie Frye. Loving mother of Dawn Derry, Kim White (Dearel) Dana Carson (Jeff) and the late Matt. Devoted grandmother of Bonnie, Sam, Dearel, Alex, David, Matthew, Adam, James, Joey and Matt and great Grandmother of Quintin. Dear sister of Ronnie, Denny and Dale. Bonnie was a talented artist that liked leather tooling but mostly...
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Clifford Laws

February 18, 1937 - June 27, 2014

CLIFFORD LAWS, age 77 of Cleveland. Dear father of Ed (Deanna), Tim (Meg), Melanie (Charlie) Kwast; grandfather of Adam, Ryan and Evan Kwast, Krystle, Rachel and Brandon Laws; great grandfather of Dylan; brother of Birdie Jay Cleveland, Maudie (Joe) LeVeque and Violet Waters. Preceded in death by 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Passed away on June 27, 2014. Memorials may be forwarded to University...
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Dorothy A. Franczak

March 25, 1926 - June 26, 2014

DOROTHY A. FRANCZAK (nee Haky), age 88. Beloved wife of the late Michael W. Franczak, devoted mother of Victoria Keglovich (Joseph) (deceased), loving grandmother of Angela Stratman (Aaron), great-grandmother of Bridget and Emily Stratman, dear sister of Mary Tuscak (deceased), Sr. Mary George Haky, O.S.U., John Haky (deceased) and George J. Haky (deceased), cherished aunt, great aunt and friend...
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Shelva Charlene Blazer

September 16, 1940 - June 22, 2014

Shelva Charlene Blazer, 73, of Cleveland, mother of Michael Blazer; sister of Reba Keller, and the late Curtis Blazer, Blanche Easterly, and Bede Rader; daughter of the late Daniel Webster Blazer and Della Izola Blazer (nee Trentham). Shelva was retired from Deaconess Hospital, Cleveland, where she worked as a Dietician. She passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014. Funeral service at the BUSCH FUNERAL...
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June R. Peterson

December 24, 1930 - June 22, 2014

Peterson, June R. (nee Forsberg) passed away June 22, 2014. June was the beloved wife of Eric L. Peterson. Survivors include: Dr. Christian M., (Janice), their children, Jennifer and Brian of Duluth, MN; Allen E. (Barbara), their children, William, Christian, & Jessica of Wheaton, IL; Kurt W. of Pleasanton, CA, his children, Amanda, Erika and Ryan; great grandchildren, Makayla, Mason, Owen, &...
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Kenneth R. Rubesne

February 26, 1941 - June 14, 2014

KENNETH R. RUBESNE, 73, Loving Father of Samuel P. and Crystal l. Rubesne; Dear Grandfather of Anthony R. Rubesne; former husband of Valerie L. Rubesne (nee Claypoole); Brother of Ronald Rubesne (Gail) and Shirley Rubesne; Uncle of many; preceded in death by Brothers Robert, James, and Gary, Sisters Patricia, Helen, Adeline, and Margarette; parents John and Gertrude Rubesne (nee Yost). Passed...
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Leonard A. Nehrene

August 17, 1927 - June 9, 2014

Leonard A. Nehrenz, 86 of Cleveland, beloved husband of Marguerite L. (nee King); loving father of Kathleen A., Thomas A., Jack A.; and Dennis A.; grandfather of Kimberly (Nehrenz) & Joseph Miller, Jessica, Douglas, and Emily; great-grandfather of Avery & Addison Miller; preceded in death by his parents Edward and Minnie (Borowske), daughter-in-law Ann Marie (McGinty), sister Leona, brother-in...
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Frieda (nee Kugler) Stire

June 3, 1915 - June 8, 2014

FRIEDA STIRE (nee Kugler), 99, Beloved Wife of the late Arper A. Stire Sr.; Loving Mother of Arper A. Stire Jr. (Rose Ann) and Judith E. Coniglio; Dearest Grandmother of Richard Coniglio (Heidi), Kimberly Stiller (Neil), Lisa Will (Warren), Kristopher Stire (Michelle), Janine (Chris); Cherished Great-Grandmother of 11; Loving Sister, Aunt, and Friend to many. Born June 3, 1915. Passed away...
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Amanda (AKA Crow) Kamms

December 24, 1954 - May 26, 2014

AMANDA A. KAMMS (AKA Crow), Beloved Wife of Norman; Mother to Samantha (Darrell); Grrrma to Lillian and Leroy; Beloved Sister to Pat, Virginia, and Laura-K; member of Eastern Stars for 25 years. Passed away Monday, May 26, 2014. In lieu of flowers, donations can be forwarded to American Heart Assoc., 1689 East 115th Street, Cleveland, OH 44106.
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Steven M. Gallimore

August 31, 1965 - May 23, 2014

STEVEN M. GALLIMORE, 48, Beloved father of Susan Stewart of Portland, OR; Dear brother of Donald (Barbara) and Peggy Thompson (Don); son of the late Billy and Edmonia; uncle and friend to many. Passed away May 23, 2014. Memorial Gathering will be Tuesday, June 3 at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL RD., CLEVELAND, from 6-8PM. 216-741-7700. www.buschcares.com.
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Helen (nee Duncan) Violini

May 11, 1931 - May 20, 2014

HELEN L. VIOLINI (nee Duncan), 83, Loving mother of Randell (Michele) and the late Teresa Duncan; Dear Grandmother of James "JD" (Rhiana), Miranda, and Joshua; Cherished Great-Grandmother of Aidan and Camden; sister, aunt, and friend to many. Passed away May 20, 2014. Funeral Service will be Friday, May 30 at 4PM at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL RD., CLEVELAND. Friends may call 2-4PM at...
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Rosa Uherc

December 14, 1928 - May 18, 2014

Rosa Uherc (nee Wollesack), age 85 of Brooklyn. Beloved wife of the late Mato; dear mother of Matthew (Elaine) and Joseph (Mary); cherished grandmother of Matthew Scott, Jean Michelle and Leah Rose; great-grandmother of Morgan and Fallyn. Passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Memorials may be forwarded to Seasons of Life Hospice, 9511 West Pleasant Valley Rd., Parma, OH 44130. Funeral service at...
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Judith Marie Young

December 18, 1943 - May 16, 2014

Loving Wife of Phillip Young; Dearest Mother and Grandmother. Passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at age 70. Funeral Service Wednesday, May 21 at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL RD., CLEVELAND at 2:30 PM. Friends may call Wednesday from 12-2:30 PM at the funeral home. Cremation by Busch Funeral & Crematory Services. www.buschcares.com.
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Dorothy "Bootsie" McClanahan

October 25, 1951 - May 6, 2014

Dorothy "Bootsie" McClanahan (nee Norris), 62 of Cleveland. Devoted wife of Dane; dear mother of Melanie, Kenneth and the late Michael Dane; loving grandmother of Samantha, Kimberly, Brandy, Anthony, Devon and Nichole; great grandmother of four; daughter of Betty Norris and the late Mack; sister of four. Passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Memorial Service on Saturday, May 10, at 4:00pm at the...
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Terrence Phillip Schwering

June 7, 1951 - May 6, 2014

Terrence Phillip "Terry" Schwering, age 62, of Parma, Ohio, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Holy Family Hospice in Parma. No visitation or funeral service scheduled. Cremation by Busch Crematory. BUSCH FUNERAL and CREMATORY SERVICES 216-741-7700 www.buschcares.com
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Oscar Mooradian

March 31, 1925 - May 5, 2014

Dear husband of Bonnie (nee Green); loving father of Bill (Donna), Gayle Pleinies (Klaus), & Jim; dear step-father of Tammy Colen (Kevin), Jim Coulter (Candi), John Coulter, Tom Coulter (Ronda), & Kathy Clark (James); beloved grandfather of Scott (Denise), Casey, Ann Marie Pleinies, Eliza & Ava Mooradian, Amy, Kevin, Brad, Emily, Jamie, Grace, & Paige; great-grandfather of Ryan Mooradian, Joey,...
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Betty J. Eschmeyer

February 2, 1925 - May 5, 2014

Betty J. Eschmeyer (nee Hawk), age 89 of Cleveland. Beloved mother of Dave, Paula Ebert (Doug), Steve, Julie, Jim, Pat Jancura, and Ellen and a daughter-in-kind Kay; Loving grandmother of Michael, Cathy, Jim, Nate, Nick, and Marissa; great-grandmother of 5 and twins on the way. Preceded in death by former husband Paul Eschmeyer, daughter-in-law Patricia Eschmeyer, her parents Hanbie and Blanche...
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Ruth M. (nee Mersberger) McClain

March 12, 1930 - May 2, 2014

Ruth M. McClain (nee Mersberger), age 84 of Cleveland. Loving wife of the late Hansel F.; dear mother of Donald (Kim), Ronald (Hope), Cheryl, Diane (Mike) Hegedus, and Barbara (Joe) Eslick; grandmother of nine; great grandmother of 12; dear sister of Mary Ann Marotz (Bill) of Wisconsin. Preceded in death by husband Hansel; daughter Nancy; grandson Brandon; 2 brothers Roman and Sylvester...
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Wayne A. Pekarcsik

April 8, 1962 - April 30, 2014

WAYNE A. PEKARCSIK, 52, loving companion of Madeline Vasquez; dear step-dad of Yvette Rodriguez, Alana Cruz; step-grandfather of Michael, Elijah, Indashio, and Gianni; brother of Stella Juchnowski (Dennis), Gary Pekarcsik (Nancy), Cary Pekarcsik, Sharon Susko, Lynn Sommer (Mike); many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brothers Greg and Chris; sister Marsha...
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Paul L. Breudigam

April 28, 1918 - April 25, 2014

Paul Breudigam, age 95. Dear husband of the late Virginia (nee Reinke); beloved father of Mark and Kurt (Claudia); loving grandfather of Jennifer, Cynthia and Kory; great-grandfather of Madilyn and Ella; brother of the late Charles and Conrad. Paul was the President and Trustee of St. Lukes Lutheran Church and a WWII Army Veteran. Passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014. Memorials may be forwarded...
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June Marie Torno

February 15, 1925 - April 17, 2014

JUNE MARIE TORNO (nee Roesinger), age 89 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Louis F. Torno, devoted mother of Elizabeth A. Torno, Miriam L. Lovejoy and Paul F. Torno (Kathy Schroeder), loving grandmother of Daniel L. Lovejoy and Chadwick S. Dey (Meredith), dear sister of the late Donald R. Roesinger, cherished friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014. In lieu of flowers...
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Charles E. Wellman

May 6, 1937 - April 10, 2014

CHARLES E. WELLMAN, SR., of Cleveland went to be with the Lord on April 10, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife Gloria (nee Kinstler); he is the loving father of Betty McCaman,Charles, Jr., Jeanette Benoit and David Wellman; dear stepfather of Sue, Mary, Larry, Jimmy and Sandy; loving brother of Betty Wooten, Paul (Kathleen), James (Grace) and Jimmie Dale (Glenna); grandfather and great...
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John Sredniawa

July 2, 1961 - April 9, 2014

JOHN "SRED" SREDNIAWA age 52 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of Zina for 22 years, cherished son of the late Louis and Margaret Sredniawa, dearest brother of Alan (deceased) (Dru), Kenneth (deceased) Jeanie Snavely (Glenn), Kathy Bina (deceased) and Pauly (Rhonda), dear brother-in-law of Lodzia Szabo (Bill), dearest uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Although...
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Donna M. Tompkins

March 21, 1952 - March 9, 2014

Donna M. Tompkins (nee Purcell), age 61 of Cleveland; beloved wife of the late Ricardo H. Tompkins; loving mother of Nicole (Richard Benson) and David (Ashley:deceased); dear grandmother of Simone, Richard III, NaShea, Siobhan, Christopher,(Nicole's) Austin, Xavier and Jade (David's); great-grandmother of Anthony; sister of Thomas Purcell, Kathy Vivian, Verne Joyce, Michael Purcell, Dennis...
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Donald Ray Barth

February 6, 1927 - March 7, 2014

Donald Ray Barth, age 87 of Parma. Loving husband of Mildred; loving father of Linda Chakalis; cherished grandfather of Nicole Meraz (Daniel) and Michele Flintoff (Luke); playful great-grandfather of Amber, Millie, Luke, Elizabeth, Madison and Owen; beloved brother of Carol Cappelle (Tom deceased); loving uncle and friend to many. Passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Donald served in the US Navy...
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Louis D. Sebastian

August 13, 1927 - March 4, 2014

LOUIS D. SEBASTIAN, 86, dear husband of the late Dorothy (nee Dusek); brother of the late Evelyn Smith and the late Eugene; uncle of Sylvia, Kenneth, Bonnie, and the late Marlene; great-uncle to many. Passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society, North Regional Office, 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Funeral services...
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Edward John Mendyka

July 9, 1930 - February 21, 2014

Edward John Mendyka, age 83, of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014. He was the son of the late Adam J. and Anna H. (nee Twardzik) Mendyka. He is survived by his sisters Wanda Slusarski and Eugenia Lipowski, many nieces and nephews, and special friend Betty Hannah. He was preceded in death by his brother Dr. Walter Mendyka. Mr. Mendyka attended St. John Cantius Elementary...
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Lois K. Brown

February 9, 1927 - February 18, 2014

Lois K. Brown (nee Gunter) , age 87 of Cleveland: beloved mother of Brenda Johnson (Jack), Judy Finley (Clark), Bernie, Douglas (Angie) and Gregory (Carol); loving grandmother of Jack (Carolyn), Michelle, Darla (Aaron), Clark, Jennifer, Bernie (Mandy), Jacqui, Jessica, Kenny,Nicole (Sean), Natasha (Maurice), and Avery (Felechia); great-grandmother of twenty-four; sister of Melvin Gunther ...
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Michael John Schwartz

April 17, 1956 - January 30, 2014

MICHAEL J. SCHWARTZ, age 57 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of Patty (nee Nunnally) for 29 years, devoted father of Kimberly Schwartz and the late baby John, loving grandfather of Bryson, cherished son of Robert Schwartz (deceased) (Sandy) and Beverly Herrmann (Richard), dear brother Robert Schwartz, Jr. (Cindy), Richard Schwartz (Eva) and Eileen Podolak (Richard), dearest uncle of Stephanie, Bobby...
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Norma Jean Velisek

April 6, 1957 - January 27, 2014

Norma Jean Velisek, age 56, of Genesee, Michigan and longtime Cleveland, Ohio resident; beloved wife of Jeff Velisek; loving mother of Angela Hale, Bobbie Jo Brady, Jamie Brady and Kenneth Brady; beloved daughter of Sue Fordyce; dear grandmother of Brittany Burgan, Taylor Maynard, Brandon Maynard, Christopher Sorensen, Megan Fordyce, Courtney Fordyce, Nathan Lewis and Alexander Lewis; sister of...
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Adrienne D. Russell

October 16, 1947 - January 11, 2014

Adrienne Darnell Russell (nee Small), age 66, of Cleveland, Ohio, beloved wife of the late Donald "Bobby" Russell who passed away in July 2007; loving mother of Donald D. Russell, Nicole Carson McCane (William), and James D. Small; dear grandmother of Sydney Nicole Craider; beloved daughter of Ruth R. Small (nee Jones) and the late W. Spencer Small; cherished sister of Maurice Small (Julia) and...
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Harold K. Janke

October 13, 1932 - January 10, 2014

HAROLD K. JANKE, 81, of Cleveland, loving father of Alexandra Sanders; dear grandfather of Christopher and Chance; beloved brother of Doris Janke and the late Ewald Lengert and Wilber Janke. Harold was a U.S. Army veteran of Korea. He passed away Friday, January 10, 2014. Funeral service Tuesday, January 14 at 3 P.M. at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL RD., CLEVELAND, WHERE THE FAMILY WILL...
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David J. Dobrovic

February 20, 1947 - January 2, 2014

David J. Dobrovic, age 66 of Cleveland; U.S. Army Veteran; dearly loved by his wife, Virginia (nee Lubinsky); daughters: Theresa Fleet (Eric), Katherine Dobrovic , and Mary Beth Castillo (Tony); grandchildren: Paul, Tabitha and Dahlia; and sisters: Donna Knoefel (Russ) , Darlene Scheffer and Dale Fabianski (Mike). Passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2014. Memorials may be forwarded to Food for...
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James W. Ghann

December 17, 1926 - December 16, 2013

James W. Ghann, age 86 of Cleveland; U.S. Army Korean War Veteran: beloved husband for 63 years of Filicitie "Pat" (nee Brandon); loving father of Jim "Gary" (Janette), Glenn (Reggie), Thomas (Gail) and Dennis (Toni); dear grandfather of ten; great-grandfather of ten; brother of Robert (Helen) and the late Thomas and Nancy; uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Monday, December 16, 2013....
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Jesse J. Ryder

December 3, 1929 - December 10, 2013

Jesse J. Ryder, 84, beloved husband of Betty L. (nee Brunn); loving father of Judith Garnett (Brent), Linda Ryder, Karen Hand (Ronald), and Laura Weber (Joseph); devoted grandpa of Kristin, Kimberly, John and Rebecka and great grandfather of seven. Preceded in death by 3 brothers, 2 sisters, and his parents Edgar C. and Stella P. Ryder (nee Deitz). Passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013....
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Richard William Uhinck, II

June 8, 1927 - December 9, 2013

Richard William Uhinck, II, age 86, of Columbia Station, Ohio, beloved husband of the late Vivian Uhinck (nee Nemetz) who passed away in February 2010; loving father of Richard W. Uhinck, III (Regina) of Toledo, Ohio; dear grandfather of Jessica and Katelin; brother of Janice Hunt and uncle of Jeffrey Hunt. Mr. Uhinck served in the United State Navy aboard the submarine tender U.S.S. Nereus from...
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Irene Kafer

April 25, 1914 - November 15, 2013

IRENE KAFER (nee Wandrasko), age 99. Beloved wife of the late John Kafer. Loving Mother of Jack Kafer (wife Joan) and Gail Staron (husband, Anthony, deceased). Grandmother of Bruce Kafer (wife Cyrene) and Douglas (wife Molly). Great-grandmother of Jonathon, Jack, Vincent and Eliana. Graduate of West Tech High School. First female employee of WXEL-tv (now WJW) where she worked for 29 years....
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Loretta A. Stetz

May 8, 1926 - November 13, 2013

Loretta A. Stetz, age 87, died on Nov. 13, 2013 in Chandler, AZ where she lived for the past three years. She was born on May 8, 1926 in Cleveland, OH. Loretta is survived by her twin sister Louise Stetz, Dottie Jurgens (Dave), six nieces and five nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anna and Michael Stetz, sister Ruth Hennig (Otto), and brother Arthur Stetz (Mary Lou). A Memorial...
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Wanda I. (nee Vandal) Hill

July 15, 1937 - October 18, 2013

WANDA I. HILL (nee Vandal), 76, of Cleveland, beloved wife of Robert P. Hill, Sr.; loving mother of Paula Dysert (Danny, deceased), Diane Headrick (Rick), Robert Paul Hill, Jr., Belinda Wallace (Jim), Hillary Hill, and Kellie Copen (Ed); dear grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of 26; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hill enjoyed her family, flower gardening, and sewing and crocheting....
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Jolene Louise Niemann

March 2, 1935 - October 8, 2013

JOLENE LOUISE NIEMANN (nee Popham), 78, of Silver Creek, GA, beloved wife of the late Ronald J. Niemann, Sr.; loving mother of Susan Townsend (Donald, deceased), Faye Hastings (Tim), Terri Niemann, Rhonda Hurley, John Niemann (Jennifer), and Lee Ann Cunningham (Tim); dear grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 9; sister of the late W.R. Popham and the late Johnnie Faye Entwisle; daughter of...
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Robert P. Myers

February 1, 1929 - October 8, 2013

ROBERT P. MYERS, age 84 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Beloved husband of Rita M. (nee Haller) for 59 years, devoted father of Thomas Myers, twins Joyce Gorombol and Janet Meglich, Robert Myers and Laurie Meglich (Joe), loving papa of 12 and great-papa of 9, dear brother of Herb (Lee) and the following deceased: Audrey and Lois, cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013....
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Kathryn D. Luke

July 2, 1931 - October 6, 2013

Kathryn D.Luke (nee Simmers) , age 82 of Parma; beloved wife of the late Andy; loving mother of Alan (Laurie) and the late Gary; dear grandmother of Tyler and Trevor and Jackie Wenz ; great-grandmother of Nevaeh and Toriana Wenz; sister of the late Jimmy, Johnny, Shirley Jane, Joan and Jackie; aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to...
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Elaine Rowe

December 23, 1923 - September 28, 2013

Elaine Rowe (nee Gill), almost 90, passed away peacefully and at home, Saturday, September 28, 2013. She lived in the Cleveland area all of her life and was a medical technologist during her working years. Elaine was active in Eastern Star, White Shrine, Rainbow Girls, and loved to play cards. She and her husband, Fred (deceased) shared a love story marriage for 60 years. She wrote to him every...
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Giovannie O. Dempsey

July 30, 2010 - September 11, 2013

Giovannie O. Dempsey, 3, passed away, Tuesday, September 11, 2013. He was a happy little boy with and infectious smile and loved to be with his father. Services are by invitation and will be at the Busch Funeral Home 4334 Pearl Rd., Cleveland, Monday, September 16 at 1:30pm. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
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Raymond Havranek, Sr.

March 17, 1941 - August 29, 2013

Raymond Havranek,Sr., age 72 of Cleveland; loving husband for 52 years of Joyce (nee Cleveland); beloved father of Renae and Raymond Havranek Jr. (Carol Ford); dear grandfather of Jennifer and Elizabeth Fair, Jessica Fair (Brandon Speck), Raymond Havranek III, Randy, Alex,and Jacob Havranek, Ryan Havranek (Cora Wade) and David Flowers; great-grandfather of Desirae Bunch, Isis Robinson, Hayley...
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Donald A. Dvorak

November 20, 1944 - August 26, 2013

Donald A. Dvorak, age 68 of Parma; U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran; beloved son of the late Frank and Emily (nee Zay); loving brother of Dianne Fava; dear uncle of Laura Fava and Sandra Kluth (Brian); great-uncle of Nicholas, Emily, and Morgan Pobega and Erika, Mathew, and Michael Kluth; and friend of many. Don was a member of American Legion Post #703, Parma and was also known as the "Chick Magnet"....
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