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Archives for August 2009

Charles Farone

CHARLES L. FARONE, age 96. Beloved husband for 74 years of Domenica "Minnie" (nee Negrelli). Loving father of Angela Roberto (husband Frank, deceased) and Charles P. (wife Rita, nee Trusso); devoted grandfather of Christopher Roberto (wife Kim), Paul Roberto (wife Diane), Charles J. Farone (wife Melissa) and great-grandfather of Jennifer, Jacob, Jordan, Eleanor, Gabriel and Charlie; cherished son of the late Rosario and Angelina (nee Battista); dearest brother of the late Carmella, Mary Caruso Continue reading

John Davidson, Sr.

JOHN CARGILL DAVIDSON Sr., age 86, died Aug. 29, 2009 in Florida. Mr. Davidson was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary; along with his first wife, Maxine McCormick Davidson. A man of strong Christian faith, he was the beloved husband of Lynne; faithful father of Rev. Jack (Luann) and Debbie (Don) Wyzard; proud grandfather of Rachel (Charles), Kristen, Emily, Drew and Mark; loyal brother of Barbara Davidson, Betty Stassfurth and Kay (Len) Marshfield; loving uncle to many nieces and Continue reading

James Romeo

JAMES S. ROMEO, age 91. Beloved husband for 69 years of Mildred (nee Calabrese); loving father of Annette Zaffiro (husband Carl), Patricia Palmer (husband Dennis) and Charlene Opalich (husband Nicholas); devoted grandfather of Thomas Zaffiro (wife Stacey), Carla Domozick (husband Dan), James Zaffiro (wife Lori), Dena Wilsman, Anthony Zaffiro (wife Erica), Robert Palmer (wife Gina), Deborah Retino (husband Michael), Jamie Ovens (husband Jim), Brandon Opalich (Shanna), Katie Opalich (fiance Continue reading

Lillian Phillips

LILLIAN J. PHILLIPS (nee Bozeglav) age 88. Beloved wife for 63 years of Lloyd, Sr; loving mother of Bernadette Spena, Vincent (wife Margaret) of Alaska, Patrick (wife Stephanie) of Massillon, OH, Mary Waite (husband Mike) of Pataskala, OH, Ann Alioto (husband Ignatius) and Lloyd, Jr (wife Cassia). Devoted grandmother of Anthony, Lauren, Rebecca, Matthew, Stephen, Lily, Grace and Alescia; cherished daughter of the late Anton and Angela (nee Senica) Bozeglav; dearest sister of Dorothy Russo Continue reading

F.B. Riek

F.B. RIEK, JR. age 87. Beloved husband for 29 years of Jacquelyn (Lauer) (nee Dempsey) and the late Andree (nee Maes); loving father of Ben (wife Leslye), Thierry (wife Wendy), Corinne; step-father of Lyn Kinney, Cindi DelBrocco, Art "Flip" Lauer, Deirdre Lauer and Ted Lauer; devoted grandfather of Kaytee, Andree and Sara; dearest brother of Jean Reilly and the late George "Bud", Mae and Edward Riek; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. World War II U.S. Army Veteran. Contributions may be Continue reading

Ivanna Hirschegger

IVANA HIRSCHEGGER (nee Sevsek), age 104, of Cleveland. Wife of the late Josip; beloved mother of Rosalia (Joseph, deceased) Likozar and the late Andrew (Sylvia) and baby Marjan Hirschegger; cherished grandmother of Martin Likozar, Catherine Likozar-Cup, Paulina Rudmann, Marcel Hirschegger and Andrea Hirschegger; great-grandmother of 14; sister of six deceased (all of Slovenia); and aunt to many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009 at St. Vitus Church. Interment All Continue reading

Joseph Birch

JOSEPH BIRCH, SR., aged 71 years, beloved husband of Gloria (nee Vanyo), dear father of Joseph Jr. (Wife Joyce), Michael (wife Connie) and Bill (wife Jordanne), loving grandfather of 4, fond brother of 4 and 5 deceased siblings. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to The American Cancer Society. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009 at Bethany Covenant Church, 5120 Ridgebury Blvd., Lyndhurst, at 2:00 PM. Arrangements by Continue reading

Cathleen Wilson

CATHLEEN D. WILSON (nee Dindia), aged 59 years, dearly beloved mother of Raegan Iacobucci (husband Frank) and Rachel McClain (husband Hank), loving grandmother of Morgan, Hank, Tyler, Nicholas and Anthony, cherished daughter of the late Charles and Santina (nee Bordonaro) Dindia, devoted sister of Vince Dindia (wife Anne), Larry Dindia (wife Terry), and Marilyn Bixler (husband Jack), cherished aunt, grand-aunt and friend of many. Contributions suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 E. Continue reading

Alfred Trautman

ALFRED J. TRAUTMAN, age 88. Beloved son of the late Adam and Teofilia (nee Kollwicz) Trautman; dearest brother of the late Francis Goodman, Virginia Keller, Edward Harris and Richard Trautman; dear uncle of Alfred and Adam Keller, Richard Trautman and the late Terry Trautman and Kathyrn Keller. Contributions may be made in Al's memory to Catholic Charities. A Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, August 20, 2009 at St. Paul Catholic Church (Euclid) at 10:00 AM. Interment All Souls Cemetery. Continue reading