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Archives for January 2009

Mary Horvat

MARY ANNE HORVAT (nee Yesiolowski), beloved daughter of the late Frank and Mary Anne (nee Wisniewski) Yesiolowski, cherished sister of Jessica Gornik , Anthony Yesiolowski and the late Joseph, Stanley, Frank, Edward and John Yesiolowski, Wanda Unger and Helene Szenyo, devoted aunt and grand-aunt. Continue reading

Diodoro Cocca

DIODORO COCCA, age 76; beloved husband for 54 years of Congetta (nee DeSciscio); loving father of Angelo (wife Alba); devoted grandfather of Malissa Flanigan (husband Thomas) and Christina; cherished brother of Nicola, Pasquale of Italy, and the late Antonio. Despite his long illness, he fought with dignity and accepted reality with courage and strength. Continue reading

Antonietta Finamore

ANTONIETTA FINAMORE (nee Vespa), aged 78 years, beloved wife for 52 years to the late Andrea, dearest mother of Vincenza Caniglia (husband Gregory), Angelo (wife Rosie), Julie Liptak (husband Dan) and Andrew, loving grandmother of Gregory Caniglia (wife Kelly), Tricia Carlos (husband Anthony), Maria Finamore, and Danielle and Kelly Liptak, cherished great-grandmother of Colin, Chloe and Sara Caniglia and Casey Carlos, treasured daughter of the late Basilio and Marietta Vespa, devoted sister of Continue reading

Gordon Droeske

GORDON WERNER DROESKE of Eastlake was born on Oct. 25, 1921 in Ontario, Canada. He was a retiree of Caterpillar and worked until 2008 for the Ohio Dept. of Agriculture as a county bee inspector. He was a resident of Eastlake for 50 years. He was very devout in serving the Lord through his pastoral ministries of visiting the sick, preaching and prayer. Gordon also served on many international mission trips. He was an award-winning bee keeper for many years. Gordon was a Canadian veteran with Continue reading

Mary Flannery

MARY COLETTA FLANNERY (nee FitzGerald), age 91. Beloved wife of the late Francis R.; Treasured mother of Kathleen OSU, Ellen (Henry) Winter, Kevin SJ, Ruth, Paticia (Chrit) Jamin, Noreen (John) Ranally, Brian, Sheila, Sara-Beth Deaton, Colleen (Steve) Takagishi. Loving grandmother of Joshua and Shana Winter; Simon Jamin; Nora (fiance Steve Krupa), Matthew and Cara Gambrill; Leanne, Sean and Caitlin Flannery; Todd and Colleen Allison; Christopher Deaton; Seesha, Micah and Kaylee Takagishi and Continue reading

Elaine Fratcher

ELAINE S. FRATCHER (nee Herr) age 84. Beloved wife of the late Robert T. 'Bob '; loving mother of Cheryl F. Doerr (husband Jeffrey) of Clifton, VA and the late Robert C. and Thomas P. Fratcher; cherished grandmother of Joshua and Jonathan Doerr; dearest daughter of the late Adam and Geraldine (nee Pixa) Herr; dear sister of the late Clifford Herr (wife Eileen); dear aunt and great aunt of many. Continue reading

Jay Hart

JAY C. HART, aged 85 years, beloved husband of the late Sally (nee Jaster), dear father of Nancy Willis and George (wife Susan Wiggins). Mr. Hart was a U.S. Navy Veteran of W.W. II and gave 42 years of service to Bowman Distribution in Cleveland, retiring in December of 1988. Continue reading

Carol Bickle

CAROL S. BICKLE (nee Foster), age 65. Cherished mother of Jolene (Tameem) Ansari, Betsy (Richard) Howell, Susan (Michael) Bibler and the late William Bickle; loving grandmother of Alora and Anden Ansari, and Abby Howell; daughter of Dorothy (nee Stevens) and the late Russell Foster; sister of Gary Foster, Barb Smith, Judy Craig, and Ken Foster. Continue reading

Nancy DeFrancesco

NANCY DeFRANCESCO (nee Russo), age 96. Beloved wife of the late Robert; loving mother of Fred (wife Margaret); loving grandmother of Michael (wife Michelle) and Don (fiance Tina Gregory) and great grandmother of Nicholas and Connor; cherished daughter of the late Angelo and Minnie (nee Polino) Russo; dear sister of Mary Byke (husband Ray), Connie Byke (husband Ernie), Nathan Russo (deceased) (wife Millie) and the late Lena Previt (husband Frank), and Nick Russo (wife Dorothy). Continue reading