Our Obituaries

William James Mulvey

May 15, 1932 - June 30, 2015

William Mulvey age 83. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Verdile), loving father of Willie, Deborah (Riley) Bonham, Cecilia (John) Susko, Pete (deceased), Anna Marie, Patricia (Tony) Belmonte, Anthony (Beth), and Nicole, dearest grandfather and great grandfather of many. VISITATION SUNDAY AND MONDAY 4-8 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 20820 LORAIN RD. FAIRVIEW PARK. Funeral Mass Tuesday 10 AM...
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Frances Rodriguez

May 11, 1935 - June 21, 2015

FRANCISCA RODRIGUEZ (nee Rojas) Born May 11, 1935 in Coamo, Puerto Rico. Passed away on June 21, 2015 in Westlake, Ohio. Loving wife of Ismael; loving and devoted mother of Orlando (Joy Marie); loving grandmother of Curtis, Elise, and Gabriel ; beloved daughter of Guillermo and Juanita Rojas (both deceased); and dear sister to Carmelo (deceased) (Wilma) and William (deceased) (Milagros) Rojas...
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Catherine M. Burtzlander

November 24, 1919 - June 20, 2015

Catherine Margaret BURTZLANDER (Chaky), passed away June 20, 2015 at the age of 95, Loving mother of Trudy (Eric, deceased) Gustke and Peggyann (Skip) Kromer; grandmother of Amy (Dominic) Valentino, Matthew (Toni) Gustke and the late Karen Gustke; great grandmother of 7. Funeral Services will take place Friday June 26 at 12:00 noon at Messiah Lutheran Church, 21485 Lorain Ave. Fairview Park,...
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Ruth L. Stallard

April 30, 1928 - June 18, 2015

Ruth L.Stallard (nee Stewart) born April 30, 1928 to the late William and Fannie Stewart. Beloved wife of.the late James B.; loving mother of Donald (Maria), William (Darlene), the late Jimmie (Frank), Debra Olah (the lateJohn), Gerald (Victoria), Michael (Julie), Kathy Petrick and the late Stephen; grandmother of Billy, Neil, Jill, Johnny, Terri, Amanda, Nick, Jimmy, Shannon, Stephen , Rachel,...
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Stephen R. Kittle

January 9, 1991 - June 17, 2015

STEPHEN R. KITTLE, age 24. Loving son of Lori (Kevin) Skelley and Stephen W. Kittle. Dear Brother of Ashlie, Christi and Zachary. Cherished grandson of Nancy (John) Ostrowsky and Theresa and the late Raymond Kittle. Great grandson of the late "Best Pappa" John and Grandma Florence Eberling and Jenny Barber and the late Carmen Barber. Nephew of Stacy (Rich) Steele, Dave and Brian...
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Amelia Matteucci

May 11, 1934 - June 13, 2015

Millie Matteucci (nee Vedova) age 81. Dearly beloved wife of Vincent, loving mother of Anne Agozzino (Joe, deceased), Terry Koch (Doug), Toni Hyland-Romell (Rich Romell) and Gina Moore (Dan); adored grandmother of Lia Pickel (Micah), Charlie Agozzino, Rocky Agozzino, Lee Koch, Christian Koch, Danny Hyland (Michelle), Michael Hyland (Alicia), Vincent Hyland, Terry Hyland, Alex Moore, and...
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David J. Bujdos

November 4, 1952 - June 13, 2015

David J. Bujdos age 62. Passed away June 13, 2015. Beloved husband of Diane (nee McKee); devoted father of Tera Amato (John) and David Jr. (Kelley); doting grandfather of Alyssa, Mya, Abby, and PJ; cherished son of Edward and Ruth (both deceased); brother of Edward (Joan), James, Gary (Mary), Mary Jo Carleton (Michael), Thomas, and Therese; treasured brother-in-law, uncle, and friend of many. ...
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Istvan Kucsera

September 24, 1921 - June 12, 2015


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Raymond A. Buddie

August 3, 1950 - June 8, 2015

RAYMOND ALLEN BUDDIE, age 64, passed away Monday, June 8, 2015. Beloved son of the late Clarence and Marie; father of John, Brian and Megan Rice; brother of Ronald (Kerry), Robert, Diane Pellerite (Charles, deceased) and Beverly Jacob; grandfather, loving uncle and friend of many. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, June 12 at 11:30 a.m. in St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd. Interment to...
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Patricia Ann Dorsey

May 15, 1934 - June 8, 2015


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Larisa M. Lucaci

March 24, 1919 - June 8, 2015

LARISA M. LUCACI (née Moruzeanu), devoted wife of the late Peter; loving mother of Larisa Lucaci-Vashee (Kirti) and George Lucaci (Barbara); dearest grand-mother of Maya, Lina, Alexander, Emma and John Peter. Larisa's many involvements included: a weekly television show on WJW on ethnic culture; first demonstration classroom in the U.S. as a pioneer in FLES (Foreign Language in the...
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Joseph F. Dunn

October 4, 1930 - May 29, 2015


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Frank J. Orzech

September 7, 1921 - May 26, 2015

FRANK J. ORZECH, age 93, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Brother of the late Joseph, Helen Kisiel, and Rose Runo; uncle of many. WWII U.S. Navy Veteran. Loved golf and the outdoors. Was an avid Ham operator. Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, June 2, at 11:30am in St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home,...
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Else Koerner

March 18, 1933 - May 22, 2015

Else KOERNER (née Pusch), age 82, passed away May 22, 2015, surrounded by her family. She is the beloved wife for 60 years of Georg Koerner and the dearest mother of Doris (Lou) Ardo and George Koerner. Else was born in Crumteich, Germany in 1933 and immigrated here in 1954, soon thereafter becoming the wife of Georg and a citizen of the United States, both of which she was very proud. She...
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Alexander Pugna

September 8, 1920 - May 20, 2015

Alexander Pugna, age 94, World War II Army Veteran and Retired from Ford Motor Company. Loving husband of the late Emily "Millie" (nee Cartan); loving father of Emelene (Alan) Brenna, Janine (Wayne) Bartlett, and Deanne (George) Ittu; grandfather of Alex (Kelly), Eric (Lindsey), Ann Marie, Alyssa and Natalie; great grandfather of Margaret, Bridget, Aaliyah and Avery. In lieu of flowers memorials...
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William E. Clark

March 31, 1940 - May 18, 2015

WILLIAM E. CLARK, age 75, Passed away Monday, May 18, 2015. Beloved husband of Terri (nee Zuber); loving father of Michele Kline (Richard), William E. III (Tracy), Christine Venesile (Jon), Steven Kiesel (Jen); grandfather of Nicole, Jordan, Zack, Lauren, Julia, Sophia, Sam and Oscar; son of the late William E. Clark, Sr. and Leona; brother of Kathy Sidell (Paul), and Sheryl Clark; uncle of many...
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Frank B. Panaccione

November 18, 1932 - May 2, 2015

Frank "Chick" Panaccione, age 82 , passed away peacefully May 2nd, 2015, after a short but brave battle with acute leukemia; beloved husband of Mary Lou (nee Mesker) for 58 years; dear father of Renee (Ronald) Mascia, Teresa Ragone, and Mary Frances (Russell) Kostyack; cherished grandfather of Nicholas, Dominic, Deanna, Maria, and Adrianna; loving son of the late Frank A. and Mary (nee Yacovella)...
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Betty May Vargo

May 21, 1927 - May 1, 2015

Betty Vargo (nee Pyle), age 87, passed away May 1st, 2015; beloved wife of Joseph Vargo; dear mother of Dianne Schindler, Yvonne Schulte, Joseph Vargo Jr., and Mike Vargo; loving grandmother of Bryon (Tina), Jim Jr., Matthew (Tami), Joseph III (Holly), Therese (Paul), Eric, Stephen (Liz), and great-grandmother of Jessica, Brooke, Peyton, and Jacob; cherished friend of Kathy Joyce, and devoted...
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Helena Rozecki

June 10, 1929 - April 28, 2015

Helena Rozecki (Klimczuk). Beloved wife of the late Jan Rozecki. Dear mother of Andrzej and the late Tadeusz. Sister of Jan Klimczuk. Aunt and cherished friend of many. Funeral Mass will take place Monday May 4 at 10:AM at St Angela Merici Church 20970 Lorain Ave. interment Holy Cross Cemetery. The Family will receive friends Sunday May 3 at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Ave...
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Helen Steinbacher

June 21, 1925 - April 27, 2015

HELEN STEINBACHER (Anton). Age 89. Passed away April 27, 2015. Beloved wife of the late Lorenz. Dear mother of Barbara (Chris) Boguski Carrig and Larry (Cynthia) Steinbacher. Cherished grandmother of Kenny Boguski, Kristen Boguski Treadway and Jamie. Great grandmother of Braelyn. Sister of Barbara Engst and the late Michael Anton. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday April 29 at 10...
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Lorenz Steinbacher

December 11, 1926 - April 23, 2015

LORENZ STEINBACHER. Age 88, Passed away April 23, 2015. Beloved husband of Helen (Anton). Dear mother of Barbara Boguski Carrig (Chris) and Larry (Cynthia) Steinbacher. Cherished grandfather of Kenny Boguski, Kristen Boguski Treadway and Jamie. Great grandfather of Braelyn. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday April 29 at 10 :AM at St. Angela Merici Church 20970 Lorain Ave. The...
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John V. Bentley

November 15, 1934 - April 23, 2015

JOHN V. BENTLEY SR. age 80, passed away April 23, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Shirley Ann (nee: Stallard); cherished father of Robin (Steve) Napier, Nancy, Lisa (Chris) Dicus, and John Jr. (Carolyn); treasured grandfather of Mallory (Gerald) Neal, Amanda Napier, Oscar Bentley, and Anne Bentley; loving son of the late Otho and Nancy Alice. Originally of Millstone, KY, he grew up on a farm as...
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Christopher J. Richmond

June 18, 1973 - April 20, 2015

CHRISTOPHER J. RICHMOND, age 41, passed away Monday, April 20, 2015. Beloved son of Bradford and Margaret (nee Mahony); loving brother of Heather M. Richmond and Matthew R. (Mandy); uncle of Emma, Sabine, Maireid, Allison, and Nolan; nephew of Richard and Judy Fox, and MaryAnn Marcy. Chris loved soccer, drums, banjo, knitting and working outdoors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be forwarded to...
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John Kurczi

December 15, 1940 - April 18, 2015

JOHN KURCZI, age 74, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015. Beloved husband of Margaret "Midge" (nee Deucher); loving father of David (Barbara) and Lisa Lachendro (John); brother of the late Andrew (Mary), Steven (Gloria), Charles (Mildred), Rose and Elizabeth; brother-in-law of Bernard and Marian Buckner and the late Joseph Deucher (Sharon); uncle of Molly, Joseph and William. Loved...
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Eugene V. Gibbons

September 23, 1929 - April 13, 2015

"Gene" Eugene V. Gibbons, age 85, passed away April 13th, 2015; beloved husband of the late Elizabeth A. Gibbons; dear father of Michael (Diane), Patricia (Thomas) Narducci, Jacquelyn (Richard) Czyzynski, and Terrence (Tracy); loving grandfather of Elizabeth Narducci, Megan Sendlak, Caitlin Shea, Connor, Ryan, Michael, Alexa Czyzynksi, Cayleigh, Clayton Czyzynski, Ashleigh, Eugene, Owen Czyzynski...
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Katharine B. Lindsly

January 27, 1920 - April 11, 2015

KATHARINE B. LINDSLY (nee Synder) Age 95, Passed away April 11, 2015. Proud Veteran of the Air Force. Beloved wife of the late Ralph J.. Dear mother of Sandra (Freddie) Baker, Janet Lindsly, Joseph B. (Linda) Lindsly, Brenda (Ronnie, deceased) VanBuskirk and Margie Walter. Loving Grandmother of ten, Great grandmother of 11 and Great great grandmother of four. Sister of Maude Goldsby, Sara Stobert...
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Thomas A. Harrison

December 12, 1950 - April 5, 2015

Thomas A. Harrison JR., age 64, entered into eternal rest on April 5th, 2015; beloved husband of Linda; dear father of Thomas (Bridget), Anne, Brian (Traci), and Kevin (Meg); loving grandfather of eleven, a role that he cherished more than anything else in this world; dear son of Thomas and Carol (deceased) Harrison; loving brother of Carol Ann Panek (Carl), James Harrison, Margaret Harrison,...
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Carl Richard Weber

October 2, 1952 - April 1, 2015

CARL RICHARD "WEBS" WEBER, age 62, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Loving husband of Diane (nee Schemmel); dear father of Krista Weber and Heather Weber; devoted grandfather of Joshua; brother of Karen Benko (Donald), beloved son of Mary and the late Carl J; uncle of Donnie and Vicky; Loved fishing and his classic rock. Was currently working for Trader Joe's and had worked at...
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Eugene Daniel Trescott

August 20, 1924 - March 29, 2015

Eugene Daniel Trescott. Westlake: On Sunday, March 29, 2015, Eugene Daniel Trescott passed away peacefully after a long illness. He was 90 years old. Predeceased by his beloved wife Patricia (nee Archer), Gene is survived by his son David, sister Mary Ellen Urzetta, brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Voigt and Beverly Archer, and many nieces and nephews.A WWII veteran, Gene served as a...
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Betty J. Spehar

February 14, 1931 - March 24, 2015

Betty Spehar (nee meadows) age 84. Devoted wife of the late Joe, mother of Ruthann and Joe (Gerry), dearest grandmother and great grandmother. VISITATION FRIDAY 11 AM -1 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 20820 LORAIN RD. FAIRVIEW PARK. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Online condolences at www.craciunfuneralhomes.com
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Patricia A. Lawler

November 16, 1928 - March 21, 2015

PATRICIA ANN LAWLER, age 86, passed away Saturday March 21, 2015 at Southern Hills Rehabilitation Center. Cherished sister of Alberta Lawler; Beloved daughter of the late Albert and Mabel Lawler; loved by many cousins and friends. Enjoyed traveling and gardening. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, March 26, at 10am, in St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery....
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Therese E. Stephens

May 2, 1925 - March 20, 2015

THERESE E. "Terry" STEPHENS (nee: Burns) beloved wife of 56 years to William. Cherished mother of Sheila. Loving daughter of the late Frank and Amelia Burns; and sister of the late Dr. Francis (Kay) J Burns, Dr. Harry (Dorothy) M Burns, Mary Rita (Lyman) Matthews. Dearest aunt and friend of many. In lieu of flowers, donations can in made Therese's memory to St. Jude Children's...
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James L. Bloor

June 28, 1955 - March 11, 2015

JAMES L. BLOOR. Born in Lorain Ohio, Bloor was a 1973 Graduate of Lorain Catholic High School and attended Ohio University. As a young man he was a mental health worker at local hospitals before moving to Los Angeles. While there, Bloor's play "Maneuvers" won the Jane Chambers International Gay Playwriting Award and was produced by the Carpet Co. Theatre there. Bloor continued...
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Florence Norma Jean Garofolo

April 4, 1931 - March 7, 2015

NORMA GAROFOLO. Beloved wife of the late Raymond P.; dear mother of Raymond J. (Dorene); grandmother of Jeremy, Marissa and Mallory; great grandmother of 4. Funeral Mass will take place Saturday March 14 at St Bernadette's Church, 2256 Clague Rd. At 10:30 AM. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the ASPCA , PO Box 96929, Washington, DC. 20077-7127 Arrangements by Corrigan...
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Beverly L. Black

January 9, 1930 - March 4, 2015

BEVERLY BLACK age 85. Devoted wife of the late John Sr., loving mother of Mickey (William) Griggs, John (Denise), Beverly (William) Monaghan, Barbara (Charles) Mencke, and Nancy (Gary) Billington, grandmother 12, great grandmother of 15, great great grandmother of four, dear sister of five (all deceased), sister-and-law of Linda Anderson, and dearest aunt of many. VISITATION SUNDAY 2-4 AND 7-9 PM...
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Mircea Faur

May 26, 1945 - March 1, 2015

Mircea Faur, age 69. Dearly beloved husband of Maria, loving father of Adriana (Kirk) Faur Krogstad and Orry ( Heather), dearest grandfather of Aidan, Simon, Andrew, Vivian, James, and Josephine and dear brother of Maria, Nicolae, Eugenia and Lidia (all in Romania). VISITATION WEDNESDAY 4-8 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 20820 LORAIN RD., FAIRVIEW PARK, where Saracusta Services will be...
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Ethel Zdanski

September 9, 1924 - February 28, 2015

ETHEL ZDANSKI, age 90, passed away Saturday, February 28. Beloved wife of the late John; dear mother of George Novak, Annette "Cookie" Allan, and the late John P. (Leanne); grandmother of George, Sharon, Donna, Jennifer, Roxanne, Philip and Andrew; great grandmother of 6; Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, March 5 at 10am in St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery...
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Jean Marie Smock

July 25, 1933 - February 22, 2015

JEAN MARIE SMOCK (nee Brissette), age 81, passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. Beloved wife of the late David for 56 years; loving mother of Christine (David Davis), Thomas (Stephanie), Michael, Patrick and Matthew (Carey). Grandmother of Cameron, Tylor and Jacob. Proud native of Oxford, Mass. Former resident of Cleveland, Fairview Park and North Ridgeville. Resident of Avenbury Lakes in...
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James Gallagher

July 18, 1924 - February 21, 2015

JAMES GALLAGHER, age 90, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Skaggs); loving father of James Anthony (Dawn) and Maura Ann Schlegel (Steven); dear grandfather of Anthony Gallagher and Michael Schlegel; brother of the late John Martin, Pat, Anthony, Thomas, Michael, Hugh, Kathleen, Mary Alice, and Maggie; uncle and great uncle of many. U.S. Merchant Marine Veteran...
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David J. Smock

December 13, 1929 - February 17, 2015

DAVID J. SMOCK, age 85, beloved husband of Jean (nee Brissette) for 56 years. Father of Christine (David Davis), Thomas (Stephanie), Michael, Patrick and Matthew (Carey). Grandfather of Cameron, Tylor and Jacob. Cousin of many. Graduate of West High School and John Carroll University. Raised by the late Edsell and Mary, behind Smock's Café on West 73rd St. U.S. Navy Korean War Era...
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Charles A. Pellerite

July 23, 1941 - February 17, 2015

CHARLES A. PELLERITE, age 73, passed away February 17, 2015, beloved husband of Diane; dear father of Christine Taylor (Kevin), Sean (Paula, fiancée), Julie (Jason Hill), Erin, Daniel (Erin), Matthew, M.D. (Julie), Molly, Rebecca Kovachy (Sam), Jessica Lobuglio (Ed), David (Christy Mazzone) and Patrick; loving grandfather of 21; dear son of the late Anthony and Catherine; loving brother of...
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Josef Schwarz

December 20, 1924 - February 6, 2015

JOSEF SCHWARZ, age 90, passed away Friday, February 6, 2015. Beloved husband of Elisabeth (nee Herf); dear father of Josefine Duennes (Stacey), Edward, and John (Sally); loving grandfather of Christopher (Diana), Nicolas, Matthew, Amanda, and Jack; brother of the late Louise and Christine; uncle of many. Was the proprietor of Joe's Barber Shop in Fairview Park over 40 years. Loved to bowl and...
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Joseph E. Dusek

September 13, 1938 - February 3, 2015

JOSEPH E. "JOE" DUSEK, age 76, passed away February 3, 2015. Loving son of the late Joseph and Agnes; dear brother of Agnes Dusek (deceased), Lucille Palley (Bill), Albert (deceased) (Karen), David (Kathy), Daniel (Lynne); loving uncle of 10; great uncle of many nephews and nieces; leaves behind his faithful pet "Happy". Joe retired after many years with the City of Fairview Park Service...
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Catherine Rose Grace

July 2, 1925 - February 2, 2015

CATHERINE ROSE GRACE (Lavelle), beloved wife of the late Donald L.; dear mother of Ellen (Mark) Evans, Donald (Leonaida), Kathleen (Paul) Hartzell, Christine (Gregory) Kolocin, Mary (Jeff Bold) and David (Amy). Loving grandmother of 13. Funeral Services will be commenced Friday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m. at CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 20820 LORAIN AVE., where the family will receive friends...
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Kenneth M. Beaune

September 14, 1963 - February 1, 2015

KENNETH M. BEAUNE age 51, passed away Feb-ruary 1st, 2015; loving son of the late Raymond and Patricia, and step-son of Marian; dear brother of Barb (Bill) Laurent, Donna (Ron) Good- row, Raymond (Suzanne), Tommy, Johnny, Susan Brunt, Kevin (Doree), Patricia (deceased), Dennis (deceased), Eddy, and Maureen (Jim) Haag; loving uncle and friend of many and member of the Elyria Elks #465 and the...
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Lillian V. Hoskinson

February 19, 1923 - January 22, 2015

LILLIAN V. HOSKINSON age 91, went to be with the Lord January 22, 2015. Cherished mother of the late Bobby Agnew, Linda Cline, and Juanita Heidenrich; and loving grandmother of Heather. Treasured aunt of Shelby Rice, Joyce Fairbanks, and many more. Dearest sister of 6 deceased. VISITATION TUESDAY 11AM-12PM AT FAITH BAPTIST TEMPLE, 34361 LORAIN RD, N. RIDGEVILLE 44039. Funeral service 12PM....
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Manzella V. Bloom

October 12, 1922 - January 20, 2015

Manzella V. Bloom, age 92, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Anita Harrell, Sandra Buckner, Jacqueline Bell, Tonya Porter, James (Vallery), Edward (Cheryl), Edna McCoy (Curtis); grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother; sister of Katherine Smith And the late John, Louise, Edward, Janice, Anita, and Elizabeth. She loved her...
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Marian Green

August 29, 1930 - January 20, 2015

Marian Green age 84, passed away January 20, 2015. Cherished mother of Linda (Tom Peters) and David (Carrie). Loving grandmother of Daniel, Rachael, Kelly, and Jeffrey (Antonia). Dear sister of William (Helen) Sturbaum and Robert (Carol) Sturbaum. Family will receive friends Monday 4-8PM at the Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park 44126. Interment private. In lieu of...
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Richard A. Makowski

December 23, 1935 - January 18, 2015

RICHARD A. MAKOWSKI, age 79, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015. Loving brother of Alexander (Mary), Barbara DeSimone, and Harriet Felber; uncle of many; dear friend of the Karbowski brothers. U. S. army veteran. Retired U.S. postal carrier. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, January 23, at 11:30am in St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd. Interment Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may call...
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Richard L. Petscher

June 20, 1929 - January 17, 2015

Richard L. Petscher, age 85, passed away January 17th, 2015; beloved husband of Mary (nee Keith) for 62 years; dear father of David (Carolee), Patricia, and Susan (Michael) Sheets; loving grandfather of Eva (Kevin) Goetz, Danielle, and great-grandfather of Rose Goetz; loving friend of many; Richard was a proud US Army Veteran of the Korean War, and talented Dixieland Jazzband Musician; Graveside...
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Donna M. Halpin

September 29, 1948 - January 13, 2015

Donna M. Halpin (Krincick) age 66. Dearly beloved wife of Jack, cherished, always loving mother of Heather, Carrie, and Sarah (Chris) Pappas, dearest grandmother of Devin, Liam, Christian, and Helena, loving daughter of Joseph and Helen (both deceased); treasured sister-in-law, aunt and friend of many. Donna was an exceptional lady that excelled at EVERYTHING she did! Her many talents included...
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Michael Giordano

May 31, 1921 - January 12, 2015

Michael Giordano age 93. Devoted husband of the late Adele (Schatzschneider); dear brother of Joseph, Grace, Charles, Mary, Angelina, Carmella, Rose, and Salvatore( all deceased); dearest uncle of Joseph, Kathleen (Ron) Simpkins, Salvatore Jr., and the following deceased Susan Capiccioni; great uncle of Johnny and Jeena Setlock, and Anna. WWII Veteran US Marine corps. Proud member of IBEW Union....
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Jeanette H. Fridrich

January 12, 1938 - January 11, 2015

JEANETTE H. FRIDRICH, age 76, passed away Sunday, January 11.2015. Beloved daughter of the late Sylvester and Helen; sister of Robert and the late Joanne and Fr. Sylvester; loving aunt of Larry (Margaret), Kevin (Edna), Scott ( Cassandra), Karen (James) and Tracy (Jeffrey); great aunt of Christine, Bethany, Kevin Jr, Shannon, Andrew, Matthew, Ariana, Stephanie, Ashlyn, Alaena, Jeffrey Jr,...
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Frank R. Hacka

November 20, 1924 - January 10, 2015

FRANK R. HACKA, age 90, passed away Saturday, January 10, 2015. Beloved husband of Angeline (nee Yaksic); loving father of Denise Pawlitsch (Joseph), and Debra Hacka; dear grandfather of Jennifer Wolters (Daniel) and Jessica; brother of the late Harriet, Helen, Rose, Norma, Anna, and Emma; uncle of many. U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, January 14, at 10am in St....
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Patricia M. Stupp

October 8, 1925 - January 9, 2015

PATRICIA M. STUPP (nee Murphy), age 89, passed away Friday, January 9. Beloved wife of the late George; loving mother of Susan, William, Thomas, Martin (Rose Ann), Rosemary (Eugene) Vasu, Edward, Barbara and Doris (Humberto) Olivos; grandmother of 10; great grandmother of 4; sister of Agnes Stupp, Mary Ellen Cassese, and the late Clifford Murphy; aunt of many. All Services Private.
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James G. Musat

June 30, 1920 - December 27, 2014


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Diane C. Richardson

April 16, 1942 - December 20, 2014

DIANE C. RICHARDSONCherished daughter of the late William and Laurine ((Schonauer) Richardson.Dear Sister of Denise Richardson Pfannenstiel (Richard) and Darlene Richardson (fianc'e Kenneth Riebau). Loving Aunt of Brittany Pfannenstiel, Ashley Gubser, Matthew Pfannenstiel and Cayley Gubser. Diane leaves behind many cousins and her Aunts Shirley Schonauer Greinke, Lois Schonauer Munch, Joan...
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Doris Catherine Nicolay

October 30, 1918 - December 19, 2014


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Michael Peter Mayer, D.D.S.

October 24, 1954 - December 15, 2014

MICHAEL PETER MAYER DDS-JD, age 60, beloved husband of Ilse (nee Gottschick); loving father of Michael and Elisabeth; brother of the late Josef; son of the late Peter and Elisabeth; friend of many. Funeral service in the funeral home Friday, December 19, at 11am. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call at the Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd, from 2-4 and 6-8pm Thursday. 440...
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Roseann B. Barker

June 21, 1945 - December 14, 2014

ROSEANN B. BARKER, (nee BACHA), Beloved wife of Peter A. Daughter of the late John (Jack) and Anna (Kuchta) Sister of the late John R. Bacha. Step mother of four. Aunt and great aunt of many. Funeral Mass will be Saturday December 20 at St. Angela Catholic Church, 20970 Lorain Ave at 10 AM. The Family will receive friends at CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 20820 Lorain Ave Friday Dec. 19 from 5...
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Andrew Onysyk

May 23, 1927 - December 12, 2014

ANDREW ONYSYK, age 87 of Fairview Park. U.S. Navy WWII Veteran. Passed away on Monday, December 12, 2014. Beloved husband of Dolores; loving father of Mark (Cheri), Scott, Andrea Lhotsky (Paul) and Thomas (Shannon); proud grandfather of Michelle Knapp (Dennis), Melissa Carr (Jeff), Alex and Rachel Lhotsky, and Nicole Onysyk; great grandfather of 6. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, December 19, at...
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Ann F. Zona

February 15, 1926 - December 11, 2014

Ann Florence Zona nee Fleser, age 88, passed away December 11th, 2014; beloved wife of the late Frank; dear mother of Barbara (Kevin), Roseanne (Don), Anthony (Gina), and Ileno (Tina); loving grandmother of Carly, Joseph, Margaret Rose, Kate (Michele), Nicholas (Rebecca), Matthew, Andrew, Courtney, Frank, Sarah, Noah, and great-grandmother of Jordan; dear sister of Minerva, Maryann, John, and...
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Todd B. Rush

March 9, 1963 - December 9, 2014

TODD B. RUSH, age 51, Passed away December 9, 2014 Loving son of JoAnne and the late Frank L; dear brother of Kathy Boggins, Barb Thomas, Chuck and the late Debbie Rush; uncle of many. Was a member of MENSA. Graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a degree in nuclear engineering. He had an accounting practice in Fairview Park for the last 15 years. All services private. Corrigan Craciun...
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Rosemary A. Bittala

August 19, 1938 - December 5, 2014

ROSEMARY A. BITTALA (nee Bubel), age 76. Beloved wife of 57 years to Donald Bittala. Devoted mother of Deborah (Robert) Gibbons, Donald (Margaret), Mary (Bruce) Crawford. Cherished grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of one. Loving sister of Lester Bubel (Deceased), Joseph (Suzanne) Bubel and Lois DiMichele (deceased). Preceded in death by parents Lester N. and Margaret (Kane) Bubel. Dear...
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Josef Straky

March 2, 1924 - December 3, 2014

Josef Straky, age 90, passed away on December 3rd 2014. Beloved husband of Katharina (nee: Drescher); dear father of Ingrid (Wolfgang) Urban; grandfather of Kristina and Olivia; uncle of Maria (George) Klemens; great-uncle of Gary; brother of Katharina Sausmann of Germany; uncle of Helga (Erich) Denes and Horst (Elfi) Sausmann also of Germany. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday at 10:00 AM in St...
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Katherine Jean Davis

June 26, 1953 - November 29, 2014

KATHERINE DAVIS (nee Porrello), age 61, passed away Saturday, November 29, 2014. Beloved wife of Glenn; loving mother of Robert and William (Beth); dear grandmother of Joseph, Isabel, Sophia, Cici, and Oliver; sister of Diane Bertosa (John), Kenneth (Sherry McFall), and Mark (Norma); aunt of many. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, December 3, at 10am, in St Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain...
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Lucretia L. Stoica

January 9, 1922 - November 22, 2014

Lucretia Stoica, age 92. Passed away on Saturday November 22, 2014. Loving Daughter of George and Elena (Both Deceased), Dearest Sister of Elena Williams (Deceased), and Loving aunt and dear friend of many. Lucretia worked for the International Services Center (formerly know as the National Services Center) first as a case worker, then as Deputy Director, and finally as its Executive Director...
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Mary A. Ellis

August 21, 1924 - November 22, 2014

Mary Agnes Ellis (nee Goodrow). Passed away Saturday November 22, 2014. Devoted wife of the late Everett; loving mother of James; dearest grandmother of Kimberly (Greg), Daniel (Jami), and Shannon; dear sister of the late Marguerite; and good friend of Karen. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS SATURDAY NOVEMBER 29, FROM 11 AM UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE, 1 PM, AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 20820 LORAIN RD....
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Noeum Houn

April 2, 1941 - November 17, 2014


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Michael D. Conroy

October 6, 1969 - November 2, 2014

Michael D. Conroy, age 45; passed away November 2nd, 2014; loving son of Lana (nee Pellman); dear brother of Debbie (Ray), Kevin (Stacy), Sean Sr., and Kelly Rue; beloved grandson of Lena Rue Pellman and the late Vernon Pellman Sr.; dear Uncle Mikey of Anna, Sean Jr., Olivia, Brandon, Caiti, Veronica, and Brian; loving nephew, cousin, and friend of so many; what a world this would be if everyone...
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Maria Frangopolos

August 15, 1917 - October 23, 2014

Maria Frangopolos (nee Varcoci), age 97, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Gherasimos; loving mother of Sandra Anderson (Carl), Catherine Bencze (David) and the late Tony; dear grandmother of Christina, Ali, David, and Mary; great grandmother of Molly, Claire, Zoe, Carly, and littlest Davey. She was the greatest cook and loved to feed everyone. Divine Liturgy...
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Vincent C. Peterson

August 20, 1926 - October 21, 2014

CAPT. VINCENT C. PETERSON age 88. Dearly beloved husband of 66 years to Theresa (nee Hangauer); Loving father of Donald and Sandra (Tim) Gaughan; dearest grandfather of Allison Gaughan, Meghan (Ryan) Maroney, Ryan (fiancee, Lindsey Karoly), Ross, and Emily; great-grandfather of Connor Maroney; dear brother of Richard (deceased). Retired Cleveland Fireman with 32 years of service. WWII Navy...
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George Buchak

February 18, 1927 - October 18, 2014

George Buchak, age 87. Beloved husband of the late Irma Stofko Galinovsky Buchak. Devoted Step-father of John (Norma) Galinovsky, the late Judy Galinovsky, and Richard (Debbie) Galinovsky. Loving grandfather of George, Jeff, & Marian. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters: Tom, John, Al, Connie, Julie, Mary, Eileen, Helen and Ann. Cherished Uncle, cousin, and friend of many. GRAVESIDE...
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Holly Weseling

April 4, 1956 - October 17, 2014

HOLLY "BLAIR" WESELING, age 58, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014. Beloved wife of Jeffrey; loving mother of Tyler B. and Blaire E; daughter of Barbara and the late Donald Blair; sister of Bruce Blair (Jean), and Robert Blair; aunt of six; daughter in law of Beverly and Joseph Weseling; sister in law of Brian Weseling. Admirer of the Adirondack Mountains, especially Big Moose Lake, Holly...
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Irene Ellen Stotz

August 16, 1942 - October 15, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Irene Bacho

September 13, 1916 - October 10, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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William A. Sutton

July 17, 1925 - October 9, 2014

WILLIAM A. SUTTON "Bill". Age 89, passed away October 9, 2014. Devoted husband of Beatrice (nee Oster); loving father of Kathleen Schmitz (Ronald), William (Eileen), John, Robert (Jackie), Betty Ann Amoroso (Mark) and Michael (Chris); dear grandfather of Gregory, Barbara, Brian, Shawn, Adam, Erica, Elisa, Corinne, Rhiannon, and Anneliese; loving brother of Florence Zangari. He was a dear brother...
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Lyle Eugene Cantleberry

June 21, 1942 - October 6, 2014

LYLE EUGENE CANTLEBERRY, age 72, passed away Monday, October 6, 2014. Beloved husband of Jane (nee Zimmerman); dear father of Kellie Simpson (Jack), and Ron (Betsy); grandfather of Kayleigh, Lyle, Quinn and Clare. Retired custodian at St. Christopher Church. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association of America. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, October 11, at 11am in St Christopher...
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Dorothy R. Weisbarth

July 31, 1924 - September 25, 2014

Dorothy R. Weisbarth nee Jennings ( Passed Away Sept 25, 2014 ). Cherished and beloved wife of Walter for 43 yrs until Walter's death in June 17, 1992. Loving mother of Donald and Diane Crandall. Devoted grandmother of Shaun Crandall. Dearest daughter of Blaine and May Holden Jennings. Leaving behind her two loving cats Crystal and April. Loving sister of the following deceased, dear baby...
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Bing Ken Moy

August 11, 1937 - September 22, 2014

Bing Ken Moy passed away September 22, 2014. Beloved husband of Siu Ha Moy (Ng). Loving father of Joanne (Matt) McIntyre, Julianne Moy, Anita (Mark) Sararcusa and Amanda Moy. Grandfather of Canon McIntyre and Emerson Saracusa. Family will receive friends on Thursday 3 - 7 pm and on Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 pm in the Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home 20820 Lorain Ave, Fairview Park, Ohio (440) 331...
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Stanley T. Gadzinski

February 10, 1922 - September 18, 2014

STANLEY GADZINSKI, age 92, passed away Sept. 18, 2014. Dearly beloved Husband of the late Adele (née Jablonski). Loving father of Gary (Chris), Ronald (Filomena), Robert (Marija), Mark, Mary Ann (James) Torgerson, Christine (Domenic) Di Lalla and Norman (Pamela). Grandfather of 13 and Great Grandfather of 12. Brother of the late Charlotte Thomas, Dorothy Kozlowski, Jean Jelenic, Al Gadzinski...
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Kim P. Dimmer

July 15, 1956 - September 18, 2014

KIM P. DIMMER, age 58, beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee Suvak); loving father of Maxwell P. and Zachary J.; brother of Diana Lien (Larry), Thomas J. (Jenny), Jerry (Donna), Joan Parrott (David Lemke) and Lisa Dimmer; uncle of many; son of Sylvester and the late Rita (Hahn). Memorials may be forwarded to the American Cancer Society . Celebration of life service in the funeral home Monday, Sept....
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Helen E. Klotzbach

August 6, 1914 - September 16, 2014

HELEN KLOTZBACH, (nee Smith), Age 100, Beloved wife of the late William Dear Mother of the late William J. Grandmother of Steve (Carla), Paula, \Wayne (Jessica), William (Kathleen) and Laura Moore (Matt) Great Grandmother of nine. Funeral arrangements by CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME. 440-331-0500 www.corrigancraciun.com
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Jacklyn M. Bolin

June 27, 1948 - September 12, 2014

JACKLYN M. BOLIN (nee Lazar), age 66, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014. Wife of the late George "Steve" Bolin, mother of Cynthia Vickers; grandmother of Matthew Vickers; sister of John (Peggy); Patricia and Robby (Diane), aunt and friend to many. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, September 16, at 10am in St. Stephen Church, 1930 W. 54th St. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Friends may call...
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Pearl M. Anderson

November 29, 1956 - September 7, 2014

PEARL M. ANDERSON, age 57, passed away Sunday September 7, 2014. Loving mother of Jeremy K. (Jamie Spike) and James; grandmother of the late Jeremy Jr; daughter of Lillian "Lee" sister of Tina Anderson; aunt of Danielle and Tiffany. All services private. 216-251-7000. Corrigancraciunfuneralhome.com
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Zinaida Junkers

December 12, 1919 - September 6, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Judith Ann Poth

March 17, 1944 - August 30, 2014

Judith Ann Poth (nee Sopko) age 70 passed away Saturday, August 30, 2014. Beloved wife of Kenneth A; loving mother of Bryan (Jennifer) of Ada, MI, and Wendy of Phoenix, AZ; grandmother of Tyler; Sister of Rita Karliak (John); aunt of Dan, John, Bill and Amy; and "auntie" to many. Loved reading, gardening and caring for her family and friends. Friends may call at the Corrigan Craciun Funeral...
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Cynthia Jean Vugrich

December 22, 1954 - August 26, 2014

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Louis Csoknyai

January 5, 1924 - August 25, 2014

LOUIS CSOKNYAI, age 90, passed away August 25th; beloved husband of Anna for 60 years; dear father of Lillian (Frederick) Andersky; loving grandfather of Nolan and Evan; dear brother of Eva Foki and uncle of three; may there be gardens of plenty to tend to in heaven; VISITATION FRIDAY 9AM-11AM at CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 20820 Lorain Rd., followed by funeral service 11:30AM at St. Angela...
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Frank A. Albrecht

June 29, 1937 - August 21, 2014

FRANK A. ALBRECHT, age 77 of Westlake, OH, passed away August 21, 2014. Beloved husband of Marjorie (nee Wagner) for 55 years; devoted father of Deborah Strand (James), Sandra Allen (the late Scott), Susan Close (Gary), Frank Andrew (Sandra), and Stephen (Cindy); brother of the late Helen Avondet; loving grandfather of Jenny, Sarah, Samantha, Cathy, Collin, Jason, Max, Brittany, Kaitlyn, Franklin...
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Emil Victor DiChiro

October 30, 1947 - August 17, 2014

Emil V. DiChiro, age 66, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014. Beloved partner of Doug McKenzie; loving brother of Victor (Fran) and John (Connie); uncle of Nick, John and Michael; son of the late Anna and John. Family suggests memorials be forwarded to the American Diabetes Association and the Ryan White Foundation. Retired with over 30 years from RTA as a dispatcher out of Woodhill Operations....
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Michael Dee Fender

July 29, 1959 - August 15, 2014

MICHAEL DEE FENDER, age 55, passed away Friday August 15th, 2014. Beloved husband of Marilyn (nee Norris); dear father of Nicholas Smach, Kristen (Fiancé Mark) Yates, Brittany (Sergio) Grima, and Julianna (Justin) Lovejoy; grandfather of Bryana, papa's "Boo", Natalie, Savannah, Juliette and Maria; brother of Gary (Ilze) and Richard (Lisa); uncle of many. Funeral service Thursday, August 21,...
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Joan Sewell

April 20, 1931 - August 6, 2014

Johanna "Joan" Sewell age 83. Beloved wife of Don, former wife of the late Jack Crawford, loving mother of Scott (Patti) Crawford and Bruce (Mary) Crawford, dearest grandmother of Michael and Kevin, and great grandmother of Isabella and dear sister of Angie and the following deceased James, Peter, and Junior. VISITATION SUNDAY 2-6 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 20820 LORAIN RD. FAIRVIEW PARK...
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Edward James Cartell

May 23, 1949 - August 2, 2014

Edward James Cartell, age 65, passed away August 2nd, 2014; loving father of Jessica (Maynard), Derrick, Alvin James (Serro); dear grandfather of Anthony Edward and Marcella; loving son of the late Eilleen and George Cartell; dear brother of George, Jerry, and the late Eleanor; loving uncle and friend of many.
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Bonita Lee Barr

February 3, 1921 - August 2, 2014

BONITA LEE BARR, age 93, passed away August 2, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Frank W.; dear mother of John (deceased), Robert (Jacquelyn Paine) and Carol (Steven) Orlofsky; loving grandmother of Kate Orlofsky. She was an 11 year member of the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus, former docent of the Western Reserve Historical Society. She loved New England, nature and was a lifelong volunteer to the...
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Hugh C. Bodenstine, Jr.

December 14, 1927 - July 20, 2014

HUGH CARLON BODENSTINE JR., December 14, 1927 - July 20, 2014. Beloved husband of loving wife Ann. Father of Carol (Doug) Gutridge, Paul (Lindsay), Thomas (Cissy), Christopher (Erica) and Elizabeth (Gary) Schuld; step-father to Robert Arnold (Jennifer); brother to Tom Bodenstine (Mary); "Granddad" to 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 20,...
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Ethel Macey

July 9, 1920 - July 17, 2014

ETHEL MACEY (nee McQuaid), age 94, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2014. She was born in Canton, Ohio to Harry Winchester McQuaid and Ethel Bogert McQuaid on July 9, 1920. Ethel was raised in Detroit, MI and Canton, OH. In 1937 she graduated from McKinley High School in Canton. She went to the Cleveland Institute of Art, graduating in 1941 with a major in illustration. She worked as an...
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Diana H. Hansen

December 25, 1938 - July 13, 2014

DIANA H. HANSEN, age 75, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Roger H.; loving mother of Lori G. Hansen (Ted Shear) and Lynn D. Hansen (Doug McDowell); grandmother of Tyler, Hansen, Tolen, Roger, Alex and Erik; great-grandmother of Evelyn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to the Animal Protective League and Salvation Army. Funeral service Friday, July 18 at...
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Rita Kurt

February 22, 1916 - July 11, 2014

RITA M. KURT (nee Busser), age 98. Beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Alan (Inara), Diane Woyansky(George), Gregory (deceased), Linda Fitos (Jeff), Marita Kontur (Ron) and Marilyn Sarka (Chuck); dearest grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 8; sister of the late Lawrence, Marcellus, Louis, Sister Valerian (Mary), Joseph and Valerian. Family requests donations to Crossroads...
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Beverly Kendall

August 19, 1928 - July 11, 2014

BEVERLY KENDALL, age 85, passed away July 11, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Richard H.; dear mother of Pamela (Robert) Sugrue, Richard M. (Nancy); loving grandmother of Jeremy (Maggie) Sugrue, Megan (Michael) Doctor, Gregory Kendall, Julie Kendall; and great-grandmother of Sophie, Tessa and Aiden; dear sister of John Hozan. VISITATION 4-8 P.M. WEDNESDAY AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 20820...
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