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Archives for January 2010

Adolph Posnick

ADOLPH (AD) POSNICK, aged 83 years, passed away Jan. 18, 2010, dearly beloved husband for 62 years to Sarah Anne (nee Briggs), dearest father of Joanne Elizabeth Donald (husband John) and Barbara Ellen Irr (husband Richard), loving grandfather of Elizabeth, Michael and David Donald, fond brother of Elizabeth Lypchuk (in Canada). Contributions suggested to a charity of your choice. Funeral services will be Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 at 7:00 P.M. at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL H0ME OF SO. Continue reading

Eleanor Shankland

ELEANOR SHANKLAND (nee Newlin), aged 94 years, born Jan. 31, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA., wife of the late Alfred L. Griffiths and the late Dr. Robert Shankland. Eleanor is survived by her daughters, Judy Auerbach and Nancy Griffiths and her stepchildren, Ruth Fielder, Dorothy Eisenhauer, Lois McIntyre, Ava Prebys and Sherwood Shankland and 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to The Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospital, P.O. Box Continue reading

John Leanza

JOHN V. LEANZA, age 83. Beloved father of Anthony C. (wife Joanne). Loving grandfather of Anthony J. (wife Audrey) and Christopher. Treasured son of the late Anthony and Florence (nee Lipari) and step-son of the late Nancy. Cherished brother of Carmello (wife Lucille) and the late Joseph, Josephine and Beatrice. Dear uncle, great-uncle and friend of many. Contributions may be made in John's memory to American Cancer Society. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, January 21, Continue reading

Marlene Kersman

MARLENE J. KERSMAN (nee Cassesa) age 70; beloved wife of Edward J.; loving mother of Deborah and Patricia; devoted daughter of the late Viola (nee Scriven) Cassesa and Edward Cassesa; dearest sister of Victor Cassesa (deceased), Edward Cassesa, Sherri McCreary (deceased), and Larry Cassesa; dear niece of Rosemary (nee Cassesa) Cerio; she is also survived by many dear nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Marlene's memory to Scleroderma Continue reading

Helen Rita Monroe

HELEN RITA MONROE (nee Wint), aged 91 years, beloved wife of the late Leo M., dear mother of Mary Beth Donovan (husband Thomas), Christine Serraglio (husband Joseph), Patrick (wife Gail), Michael, Kevin (wife Darlene) and the late Rev. Fr. Leo J., Ph.D., loving grandmother of 16 and great-grandmother of 10, cherished daughter of the late Joseph P. and Katherine (nee Shannon) Wint, devoted sister of the late Betty Manning and Mary Jean Corrigan, fond aunt and grand-aunt. Contributions Continue reading

Leonard F. Marous

LEONARD F. MAROUS, aged 91 years, beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Henry), father of Nancy, grandfather of Lisa and Kurtland and great-grandfather, loving son of the late Albert and Lillian (nee Ziska), cherished brother of Adelbert P., Eugene J., Alberta Barrows, Dorothy Stettenfeld, Arlene Koenig and the late Loretta, devoted uncle and great-uncle of many. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 10 AM. Continue reading

Sr. Mary Rena (Donna Marie Frey) SND

SISTER MARY RENA, SND (Donna Marie Frey), 77. Beloved daughter of the late Carl and Carolyn (nee Harmon) Frey. Sister to the congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame with whom she shared her life for 44 years. Funeral 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Notre Dame Education Center, 13000 Auburn Rd., Chardon, OH. Friends may call at THE CENTER ON TUESDAY FROM 2-4 AND 7-9 P.M., SPECIAL WAKE SERVICE AT 7 P.M. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sisters of Notre Dame. ARRANGEMENTS BY Continue reading

Domenica (Minnie) Oddo

) ODDO DOMENICA "MINNIE" ODDO (nee Savoca). Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Loving mother of Mary Ann Montani (Raymond). Dear grandmother of Capri Ann Burns (George) and Thomas Tomaselli (Robin) Step-grandmother of Mark Montani, and RaeAnn Sabo. Dear great-grandmother of Karli, and Deanna Toma-selli and Samantha Burns; step-great-grandmother of Heather Sabo and Elise and Julia Montani. Dear sister of Mary Jiannetti (Frank) and the late Anthony Savoca. Dear aunt of Frank and Michael Jiannetti. Continue reading

Thomas Gibran Neubecker

THOMAS GIBRAN NEUBECKER, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 7, 2010 at age 55, greatly loved son of Thomas F. and Florence (nee Pugely), dear brother of Mark (Sharon), Christopher (Audrey), and Joan, cherished uncle of Joseph, Luke, Andrew, Daniel, Joshua and John, dearly loved by his aunts and uncles, Lillian (deceased) and George Smith, Jo and Bob Lea, and Patricia (deceased) and Frank Pugely, wonderful cousin to Dewey, JoAnn, Robert, Tim, Danny, Cindy, Kevin, Carole Ann and Brian and their Continue reading