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Archives for January 2010

Judith Bell Rains

Judith Bell Rains, 67, passed away on January 31, 2010, in Cleveland, Ohio, after battling colon cancer. Born May 16, 1942 to Evelyn (Hartzog) and Albert Bell in Dallas, Tex., she attended Highland Park High School and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Her career included freelance writing for the Arkansas Gazette and The Episcopal Diocese of Arkansas before joining the newspaper staff of the Arkansas Democrat in Little Rock. She reported on topics ranging from the Arkansas prison Continue reading

John Gruden

JOHN GRUDEN, age 94, of Willoughby. Husband of the late Ann; beloved father of John E., Joan (Dennis) Francis and Anne Fox; cherished grandfather of eight; brother of the late Katie Kotsos. The Family suggests memorial donations to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185 St., Cleveland, OH 44119. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2010 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, (Wickliffe). Interment will be private. The family will receive friends at THE DAN COSIC FUNERAL Continue reading

Evelyn L. Broocker

EVELYN L. BROOCKER, age 94. Died peacefully on January 24, 2010. Beloved wife of the late Peter "Red" Broocker. Honorary Life Member of the Vasa Order of America, Nobel-Monitor Lodge #130. Memorial gifts may be made in Evelyn's name to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 3740 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland Hts, OH 44121. Arrangements by: THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID 216-291-3530. Continue reading

Karen Voldrich

KAREN M. VOLDRICH, age 43. Beloved daughter of James J. and Doris J. (nee Monateri) Voldrich. Loving sister of Linda Moran (husband James) and James M. Voldrich. Devoted aunt of Stephanie and Stacy Simonson and Eric Moran. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church at 11:00 AM. Interment following at Lake View Cemetery. The family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Karen at THE Continue reading

Jean Ranells

JEAN RANELLS (nee Federico), age 93. Beloved wife of the late William A. Loving mother of William A. (wife Floy), Richard A. (deceased) (wife Sandra, nee Drago, deceased) and Robert A. (wife Paricia, nee Palumbo). Devoted grandmother of Richard, Jennifer, Billy (deceased), Tracey, Suzanne, Christopher and Ricky (deceased). Dearest sister of the late Mary Musengo, Pat, Frank, Tony and Nick Federico. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Jean's memory to Hospice of the Western Continue reading

Betty Palmer

BETTY PALMER (nee Garis), aged 96 years, passed away Jan. 21, 2010, beloved wife of the late John L. "Jack", dear mother of J. William (wife Suzanne) and Roy G. (wife Linda), loving grandmother of Dianna Birdwell (husband Jeffrey) and Nelson Palmer, great-grandmother of Payton and Eva Birdwell, step-grandmother of Kirk LaLance (wife Julie) and Rick LaLance (wife Lee Ann), step-great-grandmother of Rich, Coco, Kirk, Adam and Alison, fond sister-in-law to Joanne Folin. Betty met her husband Continue reading

Leonard M. Geiss

GEISS LEONARD M. "LENNY" GEISS age 69 of Port Clinton, OH. Beloved husband of Anna (nee Pidgeon); loving father of Cheryll (Steve) Rose, Lenny J. (April) and Jacob; cherished grandfather of Austin, Asha, Aldin and Natalie; dear brother of Jeannie Gilgallon. Former owner of Lenny's Bar in North Royalton and the Catawba Inn. Family will receive friends at the NIEDECKER, LeVECK AND CROSSER FUNERAL HOME 1124 FULTON ST. PORT CLINTON SUNDAY 4-8 P.M. where funeral services will be held Monday at Continue reading

John Minor, Jr.

JOHN SCOTT MINOR JR., aged 60 years, passed away suddenly on Jan. 19, 2010, dearly beloved husband for 27 years to Janice (nee Boyd), dear father of Laura Boyd Minor and John Scott Minor III, loving son of the late John Scott Sr. and June (nee Guesman) Minor, devoted brother of Timothy S. Minor and Helen Beth Keffer, cherished nephew, uncle and friend. Memorial services will be Saturday. Jan. 23, 2010 at Lyndhurst Community Presbyterian Church, 5312 Mayfield Rd., at 2:00 P.M. Rev. Harry Continue reading

Harriet M. Dauchy

HARRIET M. DAUCHY (nee Malbon), age 87. Passed away quietly in her sleep January 19, 2010 while residing at her daughter Jane's home. Beloved wife of the late Lee; cherished mother of James of San Antonio, TX, Jane Dauchy Wiemer (Robert) of Lyndhurst and Laura Dauchy Wiemer (David) of Baltimore, MD; loving grandmother of Andrew, Michael (Jeanne) and Douglas Wiemer and adoring grandmother of Cora and Audrey Wiemer; dear sister of Hazel Malbon Dauchy (Ed) and aunt to five nieces. Harriet was a Continue reading