Our Obituaries

Sally Ann Knill

January 10, 1929 - August 17, 2017

Sally Ann Knill (nee Todia), 88, passed away Thursday, August 17. Beloved wife of the late Bernard Knill. Loving mother of Stephen (Beth); Susan (David Wood); Judy Todia (Jeff); infant Michael (deceased); Barbara Rook (Mark); Rebecca; and Karla Straight (Tim). Sister of Thomas Todia and the late Robert and Joseph Todia. Awesome grandmother of Cristian Knill, Andrew Bostwick, Emma Wood, Sam ...
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Harold Nichols

October 1, 1942 - August 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Holick Craciun Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Rosemarie Gall

January 11, 1957 - August 2, 2017

Rosemarie (Rosie) Gall, age 60, passed away on 8/2/2017. Rosie was predeceased by her parents, John and Rose Gall. Rosie loved her parents and cherished a collection of figurines her mother gave her. She had aunts and uncles who lived in Romania and Germany. Rosie worked at the Parma and Rocky River Activity Centers and had jobs at the Westlake Holiday Inn, McDonalds and River Copy &Mail. In...
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John B. Brooks

October 31, 1919 - July 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Holick Craciun Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Arline R. Watts

November 6, 1924 - July 21, 2017

ARLINE R. WATTS (nee Nest), age 92, passed away July 21st, 2017; beloved wife of the late Richard C.; devoted mother of Karen Watts (Joseph Nuessle) and Lynne Youseff (Halim); cherished grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 13; loving sister of the late Harry P. Nest. VISITATION Tuesday July 25th, 4PM-8PM at Holick Craciun Funeral Home, 23040 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake OH; with The Eastern...
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Margaret Tarolli

August 2, 1915 - July 14, 2017

MARGARET "MAGGIE" TAROLLI age 101, passed away July 14th, 2017; beloved wife of the late Liberty; devoted mother of the late Thomas (Judy); dear grandmother of Thomas (Holly), Pamela Smith (Scott), James (Andrea); loving great-grandmother of Danielle Jernigan (Charlton), Tommy, Scott, Tim, Samantha, and Alex; cherished aunt and friend of many. VISITATION Tuesday 4PM-8PM at Holick...
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Juan Gonzalez

January 23, 1944 - June 26, 2017

Juan "Johnny" GonzalezBorn January 23, 1944 in San Sebastián Puerto Rico. Graduated from Domingo Aponte Collazo High School and attended College in Puerto Rico. Arriving in the United States in 1967 was employed by the Ford Motor Company, Lorain OH and was a Member of UAW Local 425. His favorite pass time was boxing and martial arts. Juan had a passion for music and enjoyed playing...
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James Sollars

October 4, 1934 - May 26, 2017

Rev. James Sollars age 82. Dearly beloved husband for 61 years of Mary Lou (nee Montgomery). Beloved father of Rev. Jimmy (Terri), Cathy (Rick) Aleshire and Rev. Michael (Angel). Loving grandfather of 17, great grandfather of 18 and great great grandfather of 1. Dearest brother of Robert (Dorothy), Hazel Rush, Ruth (Patrick) Cale and the following deceased; Ray, Betty, Wanda, Donnie, Jane,...
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William R. Evans

October 4, 1936 - May 18, 2017

William R. EvansBorn in Burdwan, India. Retired Employee of the Ford Motor Company.Beloved husband of Aileen. Dear father of Fred, Steve and Mark. Cherished grandfather of 5 and Great grandfather of 3. Brother to 5 siblings residing in Australia and England. Funeral Mass will take place at 10 AM on Monday May 22, 2017 at St. Agnes Church, 611 Lake Ave. Elyria, Ohio. The family will receive...
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Grace Hicks

July 24, 1944 - April 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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MaryAnne Babinec

February 19, 1934 - April 23, 2017

MaryAnne Babinec, 83, born February 19, 1934 of Olmsted Twsp, OH passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on April 23, 2017.MaryAnne was full of life and love, and touched the lives of many that came to know her. She had an unwavering faith in God, and found comfort in sharing His Word to others. Her favorite hymns were "How Great Thou Art" and "In the Garden".MaryAnne's passion for people was...
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Leta M. DeArmon

January 14, 1915 - March 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Mark C. Rechin

March 7, 1956 - March 25, 2017

MARK C. RECHIN of Parma, OH. Loving husband of Libby (nee Murray) Haley-Rechin. Proud father of Erin (Colin) Murphy. Beloved son of Patricia and the late Carl. Brother to Michael (Debbie), Julie (John) Billingsley, Matthew (Leslie) and Kate (Greg) Strick. Stepfather to Leo (Carrie) and Neal (Misty) Haley. Stepgrandfather of Leo IV and Lucie. Uncle and friend to many. A diehard Cleveland sports...
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Ruth M. Rome

July 27, 1921 - March 21, 2017

Ruth M. ROME (nee' Zibert)Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2017 at the age of 95.Beloved wife of the late John F. Dearest mother of Judith ( Bruce) Powell, Theresa (David) Busser and the late John and Kenneth. Cherished grandmother of John (Carly), Dani (Jonathan), Timothy (Jamie), and great grandmother of 1. Loving sister of 7. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will take...
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Linda Alice Swartz

December 12, 1942 - March 12, 2017

Larry and Linda SWARTZHappily married 56 years, passed away 12 days apart: Larry February 28, 2017, Linda (nee' Smith) March 12, 2017. Loving Parents of John, Kathy (Mark) Oscker, Suzanne (Jerry) Jazwa and Kristina. Cherished grandparents of Jon, Sarah, Dan, Eric, Josiah and Justin. Great grandparents to William, Logan and Kari. Foster parents to 11. Larry and Linda shared themselves with...
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InÚs Nieves Santiago

June 9, 1947 - March 10, 2017

Ines Nieves SANTIAGOpassed away peacefully March 10, 2017 at the age of 69. Fondly loved wife of Benjamin Colon. Dear mother of Benjamin, Imer, Larry and Keila (Vidal) Rodriguez. Remembered by many brothers and sisters and nieces and nephews. Celebration of Life Services will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 17, 2017 at CATAVOLOS BERRY FUNERAL HOME, 23040 CENTER RIDGE RD., WESTLAKE, OH.,...
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Margaret Mary Branzel

August 4, 1926 - March 7, 2017

Margaret Mary BRANZEL (nee' Kramer)Age 90. Beloved wife of the late Donald H.Dear mother of Linda (Jerry) Konys, Donald A. (Jean), Joy (John) Kenny and the late Donna Marie. Cherished grandmother of Zachary, Jessica, Erin, Kelly (Matt), Brian, Kyle, Michael and Evan. Great grandmother of Vivian. Sister to Dorothy Cole. Funeral Mass will take place at 1:PM on Friday March 10, 2017 at St....
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Octavian Vasilache

January 14, 1957 - March 6, 2017

Octavian Vasilache age 60. Beloved husband of Elena. Beloved father of Laura (Loving son inlaw Attila) Nagy. Devoted and beloved grandfather (Da Da) of Chloe and Elise. Loving son of Ioan (deceased) and Maria. Loving brother of Lucia, and other relatives in Romania. Visitation Thursday 5 - 9pm at Catavolos Berry Funeral Home 23040 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake Ohio. Saracusta Services 7pm Thursday....
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Evelyn McGinty

March 16, 1922 - March 4, 2017

EVELYN McGINTY (nee Carrithers) was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, the 4th of March, 2017 at the age of 94. She was born to Owen Francis Carrithers and lda (Shelburn) Carrithers of Taylorsville, Kentucky on March 16th 1922. Evelyn moved to Cleveland, Ohio with her family in 1931 where she later graduated from high school. She was married to Andrew McGinty on December 24, 1941. They...
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Edith K. Brainard

September 1, 1921 - March 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Edward H. Schaedler

October 22, 1937 - February 28, 2017

Edward H. SCHAEDLERAge 79, passed away February 28,2017. Honorably served in the United States Marine Corp.. Beloved husband of the late Carmen (nee' Bonacci). Loving father of Edward M.. Cherished grandfather of Angelo and August "Auggie". Son of the late Edward G. and Lillian (nee' Veith). Step son of the late Marge (nee' Cotone). Brother to Shirl (Tom-deceased) Roberts...
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Robert J. Dohnal

December 19, 1936 - February 23, 2017

Passed away peacefully at home February 23, 2017 at the age of 80. Beloved husband of Karen Joy (nee' Gish). Dear father of Jeanette Faith (Gary) Green and Kimberly Hope (Martin) Kleis. Cherished grandfather of Jessica (Christian) Lucero and Sean Patrick Gallagher. Brother to Eleanore Dohnal and Jeanette Dohnal. Funeral Mass will take place at 9:30 AM on Tuesday February 28, 2017 at St....
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Liviu Horgos

July 13, 1930 - February 19, 2017

Liviu HORGOSPassed away peacefully at the age of 86 on February 19, 2017.Was born in 1930 in Chislaz, Romania.Beloved husband of Silvia Horgos (nee' Cosma)Dear father of Paul (Simona) Horgos, Ileana (Cornelius) Socaciu, Alex (Daniela) Horgos and Mariana (John) Costea. Cherished grandfather of 21 and great grandfather of 2. Funeral Services will take place Thursday February 23, 2017 at 7:PM at...
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Deborah Murphy

May 14, 1957 - January 26, 2017

DEBORAH MURPHY (nee Juba), age 59, passed away surrounded by love, on January 26, 2017. Cherished wife of John for 36 years. Devoted mother of Rachel (Dan) Ligman, Sarah, and Ryan. Beloved Nana of Annabelle and Charlie Ligman. Loving daughter of the late Miron and Sophia Juba, and sister of David (Tammy), Dwight, Douglas, Darrell, Denise (Ken) Eslinger, Diane Stillman, Danielle Campbell, and the...
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Gabriel R. Slezak

April 12, 1930 - January 23, 2017

Age 86. Retired owner of Slezak Sewing Center. Beloved husband of the late Eleanore B. (nee' Surmitis). Loving father of David, Deborah, Philip (Terri), Gabriel (Maria) and Susan (Michael) Rydzinski. Cherished grandfather of 12 and one grand-dog " Mr. Perfect". Brother of Anthony and the late Joseph. Funeral Mass will take place at 10 AM on Saturday January 28, 2017 at St. Richard...
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Raffaella Sava

October 3, 1923 - January 23, 2017

RAFFAELLA "FRAN" SAVA (nee Viccarone) passed away peacefully to be with our Lord January 23, 2017 at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Michael A.. Cherished mother of Jeanne (Gregory) Fox and Michael F.. Loving grandmother of Amanda (Roger Steller) Fox. Treasured sister to Geno (Gloria), Kay (Maurice) Norris and the late Mary (Joe, deceased) Cusato and CE (Ray, deceased)...
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James V. Bucci

December 14, 1917 - January 20, 2017

James V. Bucci 99 years of age, passed away January 20, 2017 at The Meadows of Osborn Park in Perkins Township, Ohio. He was born December 14, 1917 in Rossiter, Pennsylvania to Ross and Josephine Bucci (Bongivana). He lived in Detroit, Michigan for his first thirty years before moving to Sheffield Lake, Ohio and later Lorain, Ohio.After retiring, he moved to Sandusky, Ohio with his wife Jennie....
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Rosa Ruggiero

June 2, 1932 - January 14, 2017

Rosa Ruggiero (nee Costanzo), age 84, entered into rest January 14, 2017. Beloved wife of 66 years to Antonio. Devoted mother of Mary Tieri, Alberta (Michael) Plocica, and Tina (Ed) Hazel. Cherished grandmother of Pina (Brian) Haller, Angelo Tieri, Elizabeth (Mike) Barry, Gabrielle Hazel, Maggie (Anthony) Patton, and Jacob Plocica; and great-grandmother of Mia, Jillian, and Anthony Haller. Loving...
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Frank A. Gustafson

September 15, 1937 - January 11, 2017

FRANK GUSTAFSON, age 79, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Beloved father of Regina Ewing (Jeff), and Erica Gustafson; grandfather of Alec, Elayna, and Carly; brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Veteran, entrepreneur, hunter, gambler, submarine and ship captain, gold miner, mountain man, and great adventurer. Friends and family will be received at the Catavolos Berry...
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M. Ruth Holliday

March 8, 1931 - January 9, 2017

M. Ruth Holliday (nee Fowler), age 85, passed away January 9, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Manly. Cherished mother of Patricia Ruth (Steve) Butler and Deborah June (Matthew Hoyle) Holliday. Loving grandmother of Jennifer Butler; and great grandmother of Stephanie Bohl. Dear sister of 8 and 7 deceased; aunt and friend of many.Ruth was a strong, beautiful woman who dedicated her life to her...
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Terri A. Babiak

April 9, 1955 - January 3, 2017

TERRI A. BABIAK Age 61 Passed away January 3, 2017 Beloved wife of Allen. Dear mother of Kelly and Denise (Jeff). Loving grandmother of Delaney. Dear sister of Toni, Jack, Donna, Jim and Debbie. Beloved Aunt to many. Memorial Service Thursday, January 12th at Crosspointe Community 1800 Columbia Rd Westlake at 10 AM. Online condolences may be expressed at www.catavolosberryfuneralhome.com
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Erma Ruth Dobbins

July 21, 1938 - December 29, 2016

Erma Ruth DOBBINS (nee'Runyon) of Elyria, Ohio, passed away Thursday December 29, 2016 at O'Neill Health Care in North Ridgeville, Ohio after a long illness. She was born in Hardman, WV to the late Burley and Ercie (Sprouse) Runyon. Beloved wife of the late Oval (Tiny) Gladen. Erma is survived by her sister Clara Nicholson of Arnoldsburg, WV; daughters Shirley Tsosie of Pueblo, CO and...
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Russell Brill

May 24, 1989 - December 28, 2016

Russell David Brill age 27, of Cleveland, formerly of Bay Village, Ohio, died suddenly on December 28, a result of a drug overdose after years of sobriety. He leaves behind a much loved newlywed wife, Laura Benko, his mother, Amy Fritz (fiance John Burnett), his father, David Brill (Karen) and best brothers, Harrison and Jackson. He was the grandson of Russell and Carol Fritz and William Keene....
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Jennie Bucci

August 23, 1921 - December 26, 2016

Jennie Rozzano Bucci passed away on December 26, 2016 at the age of 95. She was born in Lorain, Ohio on August 23, 1921 to Giovanni Rozzano and Filomena Esposito. In 1940 she married Louis Dandrea and had her son Ron (Jan ) Dandrea. She later divorced and went to work at Faroh Candy, Manhattan Market (where she worked over 7 years) and Lorain City Schools. She met James Bucci at the Italian...
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Edward G. Sovacool

October 28, 1963 - December 18, 2016

Edward G. Sovacool age 53. Beloved father of Wes and Emma and former husband of Becky. Beloved son of Jim and Winnie (both deceased). Loving brother of Betsy (John) Earle, Jim (Jana), Mike (Mary Kay), Margie, Sara, Joe (Bernadette), Tom (Kara), David and the following deceased: Jamie, Bill and Peter. Proud retired Captain of the U.S. Army. Family suggest contributions may be made at...
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Corrine A. Bigeck

August 20, 1931 - December 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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William Nelson Hamlin

March 12, 1935 - December 12, 2016

William Nelson HAMLINAge 81, Passed away peacefully on December 12, 2016 at the West Bay Center in Westlake, Ohio. Dear son of the late Russell Nelson and Elsie Marie Hamlin. Friend of many. Funeral Services will take place on Friday December 16, 2016 at 10 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, 25000 Westwood Rd. Westlake, Ohio. Bishop Glenn Franklin officiating. Interment...
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Edmund R. Belanger

July 9, 1926 - December 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Jeff Detwiler

October 1, 1961 - December 4, 2016

Jeffrey A. DETWILERpassed away peacefully on December 4, 2016 at the age of 55. Beloved husband of Barbara (nee Scott). Dear father of Alex, TJ, Abby and Ryan. Brother of Bonnie Hollopeter (Brent), Lori Tolliver (Brian) and the late James. Son of the late James and Doris Detwiler. Funeral Mass will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at St. Ladislas Church, 2345 Bassett Rd.,...
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June Marie Walker

June 7, 1927 - November 27, 2016

June Marie Walker (nee' Scott)Passed away peacefully on November 27, 2016 at the age of 89.Adored wife of the late Charles Thomas Walker.Cherished mother of Debra Ann Reesing, William Earl and the late Charles "Scott" and Richard Thomas. Grandmother of Jeff and great grandmother of Lynda and Dalton. Great great grandmother of Tora Lynn Danielle and Brielyn Marie. Sister of Linda...
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Paul D. Lumsden

May 31, 1927 - November 21, 2016

Paul D. Lumsden, age 89, passed away November 21st, 2016; beloved husband of the late Janet; devoted father of Katherine Rhubart (Robert), Sandra Kreal, Michael, Mary, and Timothy; loving grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of 8; dear brother of the late Joseph and Lawrence; devoted uncle and friend of many. He was a proud US Army Veteran during the Korean War. MEMORIAL GATHERING Saturday 9...
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Imogene R. Glowacki

December 29, 1925 - November 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Carolyn L. McDanels

October 17, 1933 - November 16, 2016

Carolyn L. McDanels (nee' Schaefer)Passed away November 16, 2016 at the age of 83. Graduated from Mt. Carmel College of Nursing and joined the Red Cross as an RN. Loving wife of the late David L. McDanels. Dear mother of Gregory (Sandra), Steven (Christine), Linda Long (Jeffery) and Elizabeth "Lisa" (Kendall Christian). Cherished grandmother of Adam, Caitlin, Jennifer, Emily,...
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Ralph D. Dunbar

November 9, 1926 - November 11, 2016

Ralph Dominic Dunbar peacefully passed away at the age of 90, on November 11th 2016; beloved husband of 43 years to June Marion Dunbar; loving father of Betty Goins (John), Chuck Dunbar (deceased), Janet Dunbar (deceased); loving stepfather of Steve Kacvinsky, Linda Marie Sturgill, Robert William Vaughn (Nancy), and Joseph Allan Vaughn (Colleen); dear grandfather of John Steele, Rob Steele (Amy),...
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Lisa Marie Ponsford

August 27, 1965 - November 6, 2016

Lisa Marie Ponsford (nee' Ebner) passed away peacefully on November 6, 2016 at the age of 51. Beloved wife of John G. Ponsford Sr. Loving stepmother of John G. Jr., cherished daughter of Wilma Ebner and the late Norbert, sister to Ken Ebner, Dan Ebner (Nora) and Sharon Pawlus (Dan), caring aunt to Nicole, Joshua, Kristen, Joe, Tom and May. Funeral Services Private. Arrangements by Catavolos...
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Karen W. Haas

June 6, 1937 - November 4, 2016

Karen HAAS (nee' Williams)(nee' Williams) Beloved mother of John W. (Vicki) and Daniel H. Cherished grandmother of Nicole, Patrick and Hayley. Sister to the late Jane Mitchell. She will be greatly missed by All. Memorial Services will take place at 4:30 PM on Sun., Nov. 13, 2016 at Catavolos Berry Funeral Home, 23040 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, OH., where the family will receive friends on...
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Ruthann Rita Fox

December 7, 1942 - October 23, 2016

Ruthann Rita Fox(nee Roder), age 73, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016. Beloved wife of George "Tom"; loving mother of Deb Hartle (William), Sharon Potter (Jim), Rita Ellis (John), and Cara Marria (Phil); grandmother of Kristen, Tad, Megan, Chris, Lauren, Hallie, Cory, Anelise, Randy, Page, Brady, Dominic, Reagan, and Karrine great grandmother of Kylie; sister of Bernice Chaney, June...
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Ustin Denes

November 1, 1959 - October 20, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Jeannette D. Saurette

August 25, 1934 - October 17, 2016

Jeannette D. Saurette (nee Dugal) beloved wife of Rene (Ray). Dear mother of David (Patti), Donna Miller (Kevin), Debbie Keller (Tom) and Dan. Cherished grandmother of Bryan, Kori, Mia, Mei, Monica, Holly, Jesseca and Alexis. Sister of Arthur Laflamme and Yvette Desrosiers. Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 AM on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at St Bernadette Church, 2256 Clague Rd.,...
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Frederick James Minear

November 2, 1951 - October 13, 2016

Frederick James Minear of Strongsville, Ohio passed away on Thursday October 13, 2016 at his place of residence. He was 64 born November 2, 1951 in Youngstown, Ohio, graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School 1969. Beloved Father to Heather Marie and Zachary James (Amy) Minear. Beloved Grandfather to 3 (Calvin Hicks, Riley and Kennedy Minear). Adored by his "Grandpup" Loki James Minear. Survived by...
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Tillie Stewart

November 6, 1921 - October 3, 2016

TILLIE STEWART (nee Kulczkycki) Passed away peacefully at her home at the age of 94 on October 3, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Elson. Dear mother of JoAnn (John) Davis, Cindy Lavelle and the late Barbara Stewart. Grandmother of Mary, Adam, Erin, Joe and Lindsay. Loving mother-in law of Tim Lavelle. Aunt of James Riske. Funeral Mass will take place at 10 AM on Saturday October 8, 2016 at St....
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Gerald E. Fallon

July 30, 1944 - September 29, 2016

Died September 29, 2016, after a lengthy illness. He was born July 30, 1944 in Cleveland to Jean (nee Yuncker) and Edward Fallon, both deceased. He grew up in Bay Village and most recently lived in Lakewood. He was a graduate of St. Edward High School, Notre Dame University (BS) and Case Western Reserve University (MBA). After graduation with a degree in aeronautical engineering, he worked for...
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Mary K. Lesoganich

August 23, 1923 - September 22, 2016

Mary K. Lesoganich, 93, passed away 9/22/16 in Westlake, Ohio. Born in Youngstown on 8/23/1923 to John and Kathryn. Preceded in death by her parents and siblings Frank, Joseph, Paul, Anne and Sophie. Aunt and great aunt of many.Mary was a woman of achievement in education, medicine and military service, also an accomplished seamstress. She served in the Korean conflict, followed by 20 years of...
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Ericka Ann Neal

January 31, 1979 - September 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Bernadette Dolores Fitzer

April 23, 1930 - September 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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John P. Radu

December 18, 1945 - September 7, 2016

RADU age 70. Loving brother of Steven (deceased), Karen (John) Powell and Kathy Scobee (deceased), dearest uncle of Chris and Danny Scobee and Deborah Plechaty and dear friend of Damon Wright and Rob Moell. All services private. Arrangements by CATAVOLOS BERRY FUNERAL HOME. Online condolences at www.craciunfuneralhomes.com
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Alice Marie Balas

April 20, 1937 - September 2, 2016

Alice Marie Balas, age 79, passed away September 2nd, 2016; beloved wife of the late William J. Balas; devoted mother of Mark Balas (Patricia), Tom Balas (Peggy), Mary Knabe (Peter), Janet Galippo (Ron), Joan Benner (Gaylord); dear grandmother of Brandon Balas, Sarah Balas, Andrea and Emily Knabe, Lauren and William Galippo, Alison and Avery Benner; devoted daughter of the late Joseph and...
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Thomas Griveas

June 22, 1948 - August 31, 2016

Thomas GRIVEAS passed away peacefully August 31, 2016 at the age of 68. He was preceded in death by his loving son Peter J. and parents Panagiotis and Eva (nee Malamas). Loving father of Jennifer Griveas (Garth Graham). Brother of Elaine (Bill) Olszanicky. Devoted grandfather to Nicholas Peter Graham and former husband and devoted friend to Carole Griveas. Cherished nephew, cousin, uncle, friend...
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David J. Wiencek

November 27, 1941 - August 26, 2016

David J. Wiencek, loving husband of Cheryl (nee Liwosz). Dear father of Paul, Laura (Dale) Fink, Michael, Yvonne (Jordan) Lipman and Michael. Grandfather of 6 and great-grandfather of 2. Brother of Bob (Mary) and the late Jim and Barbara Mural. David was a determined survivor of Angiosarcoma for 14 years and was an inspiration to many. Funeral Mass will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 30...
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William R. Eierman

August 27, 1949 - August 26, 2016

Born August 27, 1949, entered into rest on August 26, 2016. Beloved partner of Carol Kunkle. Cherished brother of Carol Rader, Kathleen Pistone (deceased) and Marilynn (Jim Funk) Leahy. Loving son of the late Edwin and Mary (nee Hughes). Dear father of Tracy Drogus Nugent, Jennifer Sutliffe and Kimberly Eierman (deceased); uncle and cousin. Bill was a proud U.S. Army veteran of 2 tours in...
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Thaddeus W. Stunek

September 14, 1929 - August 25, 2016

Thaddeus W. StunekBeloved husband of June (nee' Acord)Loving father of Rob, Cindy (Frank) Wolfinger and Ron. Cherished grandfather of Kevin, Kaitlyn, Amanda and Michael. Beloved son of the late Frank and Mary (nee' Eggert). Brother of Fr. Leonard, OFM, Joseph (Mary), Tom (Lolita), Lori (Rick) Pobiega and the late Fr. Howard, OFM, Eleanor and Stan (Elaine). Uncle and great uncle to many....
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Eleanore Mary Heil

December 1, 1925 - August 15, 2016

ELEANORE MARY HEIL (nee DeNardis), age 90, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Monday, August 15, 2016. Devoted wife of the late John; loving mother of Diane Lightner (Bill), Bruce Massey, David Massey (Tina), and Kathy Hitchcock; grandmother of 7; great-grandmother of 2, sister of Angie Parisi and the late Irene Droz, Rose Meany, and Tony DeNardis; aunt and friend of many. Come...
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Danella M Schneider Gildea

January 13, 1928 - August 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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William J. Guist

September 9, 1942 - August 7, 2016

WILLIAM J GUIST Jr, age 73, passed away Sunday August 7, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Barbara (nee Pierce); loving father of William J. III (Jodie), Todd R. (Karen), Jennifer Jake (Christopher), Carrie Macalla (Marcus); grandfather of William IV, Stephanie, Tyler, Kevin, Katherine, Cory, Kyle, Madeline, Shane; brother of Kathy Hoy and the late Joyce Vespoli (James); brother In law to David...
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Thomas S. Obojski

December 7, 1925 - August 6, 2016

THOMAS S. OBOJSKI, age 90, devoted husband of the late Bernadine, loving father of Paul (Rosemary), Barbara Hodous, Monica (Leopold) Mlocki and Timothy, dearest grandfather of 5, great-grandfather of 9 and dear brother of Catherine, Raymond and the following deceased: Alice, Emily, Theresa and Thadeus, dear brother-in-law of Cindy and Hank, dear uncle and friend of many. VISITATION TUESDAY 4-8 P...
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Francis A. Rutkowski

May 11, 1942 - July 31, 2016

Francis A. Rutkowski age 74. Beloved husband of Patricia (nee Buk). Loving father of Christine (Scott) Hirth, Joseph (Julia), Anne and Michael. Dearest grandfather of Hannah and Gabrielle. Devoted son of The Honorable Anthony and Ann (both deceased). Loving brother of Raymond A. (deceased). Retired Cleveland Municipal Court Probation Supervisor. Proud Past President of The Polish Roman Catholic...
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Nico E. Castro

August 27, 1991 - July 14, 2016

Beloved son of Edgardo Castro and Tammy (Green). Stepson of Shirl (nee' Niere).Dear brother of Victoria, William, Alexa and the late Brittney. Cherished grandson of Rosa and Julio Castro. Funeral Services will take place at 4PM on Tuesday July 19, 2016 at Catavolos Berry Funeral Home, 23040 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, Ohio where the family will receive friends on Tuesday July 19, 2016 from 2-4...
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Robert J. Pfahl

September 14, 1949 - July 13, 2016

Passed away suddenly, but peacefully at home on July 13, 2016 at the age of 66.Beloved husband of 42 years to Karen (nee' Hart)Dear father of Jamey, Robert, Lindsey (Adam) Close, and the late Jacob.Cherished grandfather of Cameron, Jacksen, Maria and Emily. Brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many. Bob's legacy will be that he left a part of himself with many people, and the...
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Phyllis A. Cardi

November 19, 1932 - July 4, 2016

PHYLLIS A. CARDI (nee Pfaff), age 83, passed away peacefully July 4th, 2016; beloved wife of the late Joseph J.; devoted mother of Teresa Cardi (Tom Bowers), Gene Cardi (Wendy), Marie Cardi, and Joseph M. Cardi; cherished grandmother of Vincent and Jillian; VISITATION Thursday July 7th 2-4PM and 6-8PM at Catavolos Berry Funeral Home, 23040 Center Ridge Rd.; Funeral Services Are Private; Interment...
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Joyce C. Haar

March 29, 1927 - June 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Mary Illes

May 24, 1922 - June 18, 2016

Mary ILLES (nee Adams) Passed away peacefully at the age of 94. Beloved wife of the late Stephen P. Sr.Dear mother of Geraldine (Thomas) Babcock, Susan (Michael) Vargo, Stephen P. Jr. (Rene'e), Melanie (Robert) Seyler, and Robert (Suzanne Quigley). Grandmother of Stephanie (Brian), Alexandra (Thomas), Adam, Cameron, Heather, Taylor, Blake and Luke. Sister of the late Helen, Joseph (Gloria -dc...
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Betty Irene Golick

August 9, 1920 - June 11, 2016

Betty Irene Golick, passed away June 11, 2016.Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Howardine Irene Atkinson

October 2, 1922 - May 18, 2016

Howardine Irene Atkinson passed away May 18, 2016. Arrangements under the care of the Catavolos Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, Ohio
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Lulu Nesbitt

April 19, 1926 - May 16, 2016

Lulu M NesbittApril 19, 1926 - May 16, 2016Lulu Marie Nesbitt age 90 of North Royalton, Ohio passed away peacefully May 16, 2016. She was born April 19, 1926 in Pontiac, Michigan to Constantine and Winifred Rottarr. She is survived by her son James Aaron (Ann) Nesbitt of Brook Park, Ohio and Paulette (Terry) Halk-Johnson of Eagle River, Alaska. She was a beloved grandmother to Benjamin Aaron...
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Margaret Houser

January 4, 1931 - May 6, 2016

Margaret Houser (nee Neubecker). Devoted wife of the late Richard, loving mother of Margaret (deceased), Kathryn (Tom) Neuendorf, and Candace (Richard) Berichon. Dearest grandmother of Timothy (Michele) Neuendorf, Anna (Timothy) Murphy, Zachary Milstead, and Noah Milstead. Great grandmother of four. Dear sister of Helen Ann Reed. Former owner of Tower Candy and former member of the Board of...
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David H. Mathews

November 16, 1947 - April 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos-Berry Funeral Home, Westlake, OH.
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Nancy E. Gough

December 10, 1925 - April 9, 2016

NANCY E. GOUGH (nee Karn) age 90, entered into rest April 9th, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Lester C. Gough. Cherished mother of Linda Jordan, Sue Foran, Debbie (Jim) French. Loving grandmother of Michelle, Chris, and Jon. Dear great-grandmother of Akina and Celeste. Loving sister of Jack Karn, Mike Karn and Richard Karn. The family will receive friends and family Thursday, April 14th, 2016, at...
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Jennifer A. Rattray

July 11, 1966 - March 27, 2016

.JENNIFER A. RATTRAY (nee Conmy) age 49. Beloved wife of Scot, loving daughter of Eleanor and the late Eugene, dearest sister of Cyndy, Mary, Helene (deceased), Eugene, and Edwin, dear aunt and friend of many. VISITATION TUESDAY 2-4 AND 6-8 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 20820 LORAIN RD., FAIRVIEW PARK 44126. Funeral Mass Wednesday 10:00 am at St. Clarence Catholic Church, 30106 Lorain Road...
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Patricia Ann Karn

April 3, 1936 - March 24, 2016

ArrangemPATRICIA A. KARN (nee Lenhart) Beloved and devoted wife to Richard G. for 58 years. Dear mother of Richard (Nancy), Denise (Jack) Laughlin and Laura (Jerome) Harris. Cherished grandmother of Duriel and Cassietta and great grandmother of Ayden. Sister of Leo. Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 10 AM at St. Stephens Church, 1930 West 54 St., Cleveland, Ohio. (MEET...
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Carolyn A. Fisher

June 28, 1937 - March 16, 2016

Carolyn A. FISHER (nee Jirgens)Age 78. Beloved wife of Donald E.Dear mother of Dean (Cheryl), Jeffery (Paula), Suzanne (Brad) Larson and Todd.Cherished grandmother of Geoffrey, Abbigail, Adele and Jack. Sister of the late Vincent Jirgens. Loving Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday March 21, 2016 at 11 AM at St. Christopher's Church, 20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky...
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Demetrios Rokas

June 20, 1930 - March 5, 2016

Demetrios ROKAS(1930-2016)Age 85, passed away on March 5, 2016. Beloved husband of 44 years to Effie. Loving father of Athena (Emmanuel) and John (Angela). Cherished grandfather of Demetri, Arianna, James, Anastasia and Michael. Brother to George (Evanthia) and the late Vasiliki, Rena, Lefteri, Marianthi and Vangelouda. Son of the late John and Athena. Demetrios Rokas was born on June 20,...
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Anne C. Kilbane

June 9, 1922 - March 2, 2016

ANNE C. KILBANE (nee McManomom), passed away peacefully at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Jerome F. Dear mother of Donald and the late William. Sister of the late Hugh (Margaret), James (Marie), Patrick (Eileen), Francis (Ceil) and Marie (Eugene) Lilley. Funeral Mass will take place on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11 a.m. at St. Christopher's Church, 20141 Detroit Rd., Rocky River where...
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Richard Powell Weindorf

August 19, 1932 - March 2, 2016

Richard P. Weindorf passed away March 2, 2016Beloved husband of Eleanor M. (Klann); dear father of Sally (Terence) McHugh and Erica (Scott) BaileyFuneral sevices will take place on Monday, March 7th at 11:00 A.M. in the Messiah Lutheran Church, 21485 Lorain Road, Fairview Park. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH)Family will receive friends at the Catavolos Berry Funeral Home, 23040 Center Ridge Road,...
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Marlene L. Platek

November 20, 1936 - February 29, 2016

MARLENE PLATEK (VOIGT), beloved wife of the late Leonard. Dear mother of Christine, Douglas (Judy) and Shelly (Ronald) Fretch. Grandmother of Michaelann (Craig) Bryan and Mitchell. Great-grandmother of Cole and Chase. Sister of Evelyn Hertzel and Diane Sypniewski. Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, March 4, 2016 at CATAVOLOS BERRY FUNERAL HOME, 23040 CENTER RIDGE RD., WESTLAKE,...
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Erma M. Fowler

November 12, 1914 - February 28, 2016

ERMA M. FOWLER, age 101, passed away February 28, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Dennis and Julia Meszaros; sister of the late Gizella; aunt and great aunt of many. Erma grew up in Cleveland and with her sister (Gizella) shared a love of dance that took her around the country dancing both on Broadway in New York and as a Show girl in Las Vegas. She danced on stage with both Dean Martin...
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Nick Schiau

November 21, 1925 - February 24, 2016

Nick Schiau Jr. Esq. age 90. Beloved husband of Ann (nee Mclau). Loving father of Michelle, Nick III (Nancy) and Daniel (Libby). Devoted grandfather of Christopher, Daniel and J.R.. Dearest brother of Pauline Brandt (deceased). Army Air Corp Veteran World War II. Owner and operator of two landmark restaurants The Black Angus and The Steak Joynt. Visitation SUNDAY 3 - 5pm at Catavolos Berry...
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F. Robert Logan

June 8, 1942 - February 20, 2016

ROBERT F. LOGAN, beloved son of the late Frank T. and Madeline (Schaff). Dear brother of Kathleen Ann Roffey. Uncle of Nicholas and Alexandra Roffey. Great-uncle to Cameron. Funeral services will take place on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016 at 11 a.m. at CATAVOLOS BERRY FUNERAL HOME, 23040 CENTER RIDGE RD., WESTLAKE, OH., where the family will receive friends on SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M. UNTIL TIME OF...
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Vasiliki Hoty

February 10, 1926 - February 15, 2016

Vasiliki Hoty (Koula or Yaya) (nee Kolia), age 90, passed away Monday, February 15th 2016; beloved wife of John (deceased); devoted mother of Nicholas (Kathleen), Zack (Joan), Angelo (Jeannie), and Diane (deceased) (Thomas); grandmother to Betty, John Michael, Laura, John Christopher, Mark, Kula, Edmond, Anthony, John Thomas, Drew, and Daniel; great grandmother to twenty-two, and great great...
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Michael J. Harris

April 27, 1980 - February 12, 2016

Michael J. Harris age 35. Dearly beloved husband of Josie Juan; loving father of Braulie and Brett; dearest son of Janis Harris and Robert Harris; dear bother of Tera (Tom) Rauscher, Christina Harris, Tesa Harris (Stephen Coffey) and Jonathan Harris; dear grandson of Jacqueline Harris; loving son-in-law of Fe and Norberto Juan; dearest brother- in-law of Jeannette Juan, Richard (Caroline) Juan...
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Diane Hoty-Bliss

October 4, 1950 - February 11, 2016

DIANE HOTY-BLISS, Esq., age 65, passed away February 11th, 2016; beloved wife of Thomas, devoted mother of Drew (deceased), Daniel, and Elizabeth; loving daughter of John (deceased), and Vasiliki Hoty; dear sister of Nicholas (Kathleen), Zack (Joan), and Angelo (Jeanne); loving aunt, friend, and teacher of many. Diane was born in Greece, came to the US in 1959, attended Lakewood High School,...
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Karl L. Hughes

July 29, 1933 - February 8, 2016

Karl L. HUGHES, Cherished husband of 41 years to Margaret A. (Ackerman). Dear father of Karlene Basil (Darrell), Kevin, Jack Bittinger (Denise), Kerry (Gina), Thomas Bittinger (Cindy) and Lori Devine (Erich). Grandfather of 15 and Great-grandfather of 16. Brother to Terry and Bill and uncle to many nieces and nephews. Karl was a member of the Rocky River Masonic Lodge #703 and was employed by AT...
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Ruth Florence Pekarik

July 11, 1921 - February 8, 2016

Ruth F. Pekarik (nee Paskert) age 94. Devoted wife of Edmund (deceased). Beloved mother of Ruth Pekarik, Gale Schmied (Ivan Urrutia) and Edmund (April). Dearest grandmother of John, Amanda, Ryan, Jessica, Sarah and great-grandmother of 2. Beloved sister of 7 Paskert siblings. Visitation Friday 6 - 9pm at Catavolos Berry Funeral Home 23040 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake. Funeral Mass Saturday at 10am...
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Kathleen M. Vlna

July 28, 1954 - February 6, 2016

Kathleen M. "Kathy" Vlna (nee Hubbart), age 61. Beloved wife of Michael. Cherished sister of Margaret (George) Evanko, Fred, and Timothy (Geri). Loving aunt of Michelle and Denise Evanko; Eileen Lucas; and Doug and Emily Hubbart. Dearest "Aunt Kathy" to many friends. VISITATION MONDAY 5-8PM AT THE CATAVOLOS BERRY FUNERAL HOME, 23040 CENTER RIDGE RD, WESTLAKE 44145. Mass of Christian burial...
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Cynthia S. Hoopes

December 13, 1936 - February 1, 2016

CYNTHIA S. HOOPES ( nee Smith) Beloved mother of Timothy Jon Piai (Dara Krueger). Devoted grand-mother of Andrew, Wesley and Fiona. Daughter of A.I. Smith and Quo Vadis (Weeks). Caring sister of Sylvia Kolunie (Donald). Aunt and great-aunt along with friends of so many. "How Beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it." Funeral Services will take place on Saturday Feb. 6, 2016 at 10...
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John J. Koopman

August 7, 1932 - January 25, 2016

JOHN J. KOOPMAN, JR., age 83, entered into eternal rest January 25th, 2016.Dear father of Debbie (Leonard) Morris and David (Hannah Harrison, deceased). Beloved grandfather to Jennifer (Brian, Jr.) Smith, Hollie (Michael) McGivern, Amy (Zach) Minear and great-grandfather of six. Preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Nancy Jo (nee: Bennett). Youngest brother of 18 siblings. Korean War Veteran...
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Michael A. Mesaros

August 10, 1923 - January 24, 2016

MICHAEL A. MESAROS Age 92. Beloved husband of the late Ann N. (nee' Oliver).Loving father of Antoinette Mesaros-Marguard (Kenneth). Dear brother of Dorothy Zawacki, Agnes Kollar, Martha Discovich, Alice Mesaros and the late Mary Becka, Sue Scott, Joanne DeCarlo, Theresa Kostelnik, Joe and Andrew. Dear Friend of many. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday Jan. 30, 2016, 10:30AM at...
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Sally A. Price

May 29, 1931 - January 13, 2016

SALLY A. PRICE, born on 5/29/1931 to Emma Myrtle Irwin (nee Pilgram) and Thomas Irwin Jr., a 1949 Bay High graduate, Sally passed away peacefully on January 13, 2016. Sally is survived by her son, Christopher Lynn Price, daughters Vicki Lee Price-Lubin and Jill Alane McLaughlin. She is the beloved Gramma to Kory McLaughlin (Brittany) Lee and Ryan McLaughlin, Alysa Cavano (Aaron), Shelby Beamer ...
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Margaret E. Sargis

February 8, 1919 - January 5, 2016

Margaret E. Sargis (née Orris)Passed away peacefully on Tuesday January 5, 2016 at the age of 96.Beloved wife of the late Harold T. Sargis M.D.Cherished Aunt of Barbara E. Sargis of North Ridgeville, Ohio and William H. Sargis of San Francisco, Ca. Margaret resided in Westlake, Ohio, and was a resident of Brookdale Westlake Village Senior Living for the past 10 years. Memorial Contributions...
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Oval Gladen Dobbins

October 6, 1934 - January 2, 2016

Oval Gladen Dobbins, 81, passed away Saturday, January 2 2016. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was the beloved husband of Erma (nee Runyon) for 60 years; devoted father of Shirley Tsosie, Rita Graham (Carl), and Douglas Gladen (deceased); grandfather of Christopher, Angela and Kevin Bodiford and great-grandfather of Nicholas, Nathan, Hope, Mathea and Anitha; brother of Zair and Ben Dobbins of...
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Eleanore B. Slezak

October 4, 1931 - December 23, 2015

Eleanore B. Slezak (nee Surmitis) age 84. Dearly beloved wife of Gabriel, loving mother of David, Deborah, Philip (Terri), Gabriel (Maria), and Susan (Michael) Rydzinski; dearest grandmother of Donald, Holly, Gregory, Connor, Mary Clare, Stephen, Peter, Nathan, Nadine, Gabriel, Joseph and Jonathan; dear sister of Bernard (deceased) and Joseph and loving aunt and friend of many. VISITATION...
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