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Archives for August 2007

Martha Kovar

MARTHA L. KOVAR (nee Kapral) age 87. Beloved wife of the late Edward. Loving mother of Martin and Lawrence. Devoted grandmother of Betsy Kovar and Nicole Latosky. Preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters. Dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Martha loved going to the movies, reading, shopping and dancing and loved her Siberian Huskies. Her family remembers her as a caring, loving and giving person. Continue reading

Kathleen Gatzulis

KATHLEEN MARIE GATZULIS (nee McManus), aged 37 years, beloved wife for 5 years to Marc P., devoted mother of Emma Grace and Bridget Kathleen, loving daughter of Joseph and Helen Marie (nee Burke) McManus, cherished sister of Brian Joseph McManus (wife Julie), Eileen Marie McManus, Sean Burke McManus (wife Chris) and Colleen Marie Krohe (husband John), dear daughter-in-law of Dan and Diane (nee Galyon), fond sister-in-law of Todd (wife Linda), treasured God-child of Robert Mucci and Maureen Continue reading

William Hlivak

WILLIAM A. HLIVAK, aged 78 years, beloved husband for 50 years to June (nee Collins), dearest father of Kathleen Zak (husband Phillip), Margaret Verderber (husband Herb) and Mary Beth Hlivak-Wesley (husband John), loving grandfather of Kendra and Devon Zak, devoted brother of Robert (deceased) (wife Irene), Richard (wife Jackie) and Florence Kandzer (husband Tom). Continue reading

Robert Luzier

ROBERT M. LUZIER, aged 67 years, beloved husband of Joyce M. (nee Cek), dear father of Phillip (wife Katie) and Nathan, devoted brother of Carolyn Ulizzi (husband Ken), Audrey McMillin (husband Bill) and the late Joseph 'Sonny ', cherished uncle and great-uncle. Bob was a 25 year resident of Richmond Heights, previously residing in Cleveland. He was employed by TC-3 as a senior transportation van driver, and previously worked as a mechanic for the City of Beachwood. He was a veteran and Continue reading

Frank Schultz

FRANK SCHULTZ, age 92, retired Lt. (1977) in the Cleveland Fire Dept. Frank was proud to have given 40 years of service to the Cleveland community as a firefighter. Beloved husband of the late Mary Ann 'Mae ' (nee Valvoda) and the late Mary (nee Baburek) (formerly Provenzano), dear father of Dr. James Schultz (Wendy), Janice Garvey (Craig) and the late Lt. Col. Robert Schultz, step-father to Louis Provenzano, loving grandfather of Alaina Schultz, Jason Schultz, Christopher Garvey, Erin Continue reading

John Gelsimino

JOHN GELSIMINO, age 81 Beloved husband of the late Matilda M. 'Tillie ' (nee Schmidt). Loving father of Bonnie L. (Fleming) Delp (husband Rev. Paul) and John P. (wife Rosemarie). Devoted grandfather of Lisa Wiener, Shawn, Chad and William Fleming, John L. and Julie Gelsimino, Holly Lash, Dean and the late Paul J. Delp and great-grandfather of many. Cherished brother of Frank, Millie Szocki and the late Carl, Michael, Fano, Anna Hieback and Phyllis Grisanti. Dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Continue reading

Steven Valore

STEVEN VALORE, age 43. Beloved son of Rose M. (nee Zaite) and the late Frank J, Sr. Loving brother of the late Frank J. Jr, Anthony and Christine Sheehan (husband Richard, deceased). Cherished brother-in-law of Virginia Bungo (husband Larry). Devoted uncle of Scott (wife Melissa), Samantha Moses (husband Aaron), Nicole, Ryan and Christopher Sheehan and great-uncle of seven. Dearest nephew of Vincent 'Jimmy ' Valore (wife Kathleen) and Joseph Zaite (wife Jennie, deceased). Dear cousin of many. Continue reading

Richard Lauffer

RICHARD P. LAUFFER, aged 78 years, beloved husband for 54 years to Mercedes 'Jean ' (nee Daniels), dear father of Daniel 'Danny ', loving grandfather of Scott P., devoted brother of Lester R. (deceased) (wife Catherine). Continue reading

Santella Nero

SANTELLA NERO (nee Rossi), age 98, beloved wife of the late Almerindo, dearest mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. Continue reading