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Archives for October 2010


DIANA GRAZIA DiSILVIO age 35. Beloved daughter of Grazia (nee Schina) and the late Giuseppe DiSilvio. Cherished sister of Marilena DiSilvio (husband David Young) and the late Filomena. Loving auntie of Samuel and Alexander Young. Dearest granddaughter of Filomena Marchesani. Dear niece and cousin of many. Wife of Jeffrey Randall and sister-in-law of Joe Randall. Contributions may be made in Diana's memory to The Gathering Place 23300 Commerce Park Rd, Cleveland, OH 44122 or Rosemont School Continue reading


BEVERLY ALIOTO (nee Knoll) age 66. Beloved wife of 46 years to Frank; loving mother of Sal (Sandy) and Paul (Colleen) Alioto; cherished grandmother of Dominique, Elysse, Pauley, Jillian and Ryan; dear sister of Paula (Gary) Suki. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m Tuesday November 2, 2010 at St. Gregory the Great Church at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish. Interment All Souls Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the DEJOHN FLYNN MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID 4600 Continue reading


Janet Lee (Pardue) Cooper age 40, of Bainbridge, formerly of Eastlake, a homemaker, passed away Oct. 26, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. Born Feb. 23, 1970, in Euclid, she had lived in Eastlake for 14 years before moving to Bainbridge three months ago. Survivors are her husband, Rickard "Rick"; children, Samantha, Matthew and Molly; parents, Nancy and Samuel "Glen" Pardue; siblings, Michael (Sue) Pardue and Diana (Lyle) Mattson; six nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Continue reading


MARY MERTIK (nee Borovic) age 86. Wife of the late Joseph; beloved mother of Marija (Anton) Adamic, Augustine, Angela (Jerry) Hong, and Joseph (Denise); cherished grandmother of Gregory, Angela, Peter, Anthony, Joseph, Holly, Stefan, Brendan and Tristan; great-grandmother of Colin, William, Emily, Kathleen, Jenavieve, Corbin and Gavin; dear sister of Jozef, Mihael, Terezija, and the following deceased: Franc, Verona, Stefan, and Rozalija (all of Slovenia); loving aunt of many nieces and Continue reading


Ronald F. Szymczak, 68, of Wickliffe. Services will be held 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 28940 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, OH 44092. Mr. Szymczak died unexpectedly Oct. 25, 2010, at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. Born June 2, 1942, in Cleveland, he had been a resident of Wickliffe for the past 40 years. Mr. Szymczak was a self-employed general contractor and owner of Pro-Side System for 25 years. Survivors are his wife 43 years, Joanne (Miklavic); Continue reading


FRANCES PETRANEK PLAFCAN (nee Dooley) age 79 of Wickliffe. Wife of the late Charles Plafcan and Jack Petranek; beloved mother of Janet, Susan (Bill), John (Judy), Cynthia (deceased) (Tom), Linda and Patrick; cherished grandmother of Damien, Susan, Julie, John, Daniel, Anna, Frances, Rose and John and great-grandmother of Adelaide and Henry; daughter of the late Rose and John Dooley; sister of Albert and Lawrence Dooley (both deceased); loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass Continue reading


ADOLPH H. PETERS, aged 91 years, beloved husband of the late Evelyn and the late Alice, dear brother of Alma Plietchwait (husband Richard "?? deceased), Herman (wife Vera), Eleanor Gutman (husband Howard "?? deceased) and Arnold (wife Betty), fond uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. Contributions are suggested to St. John (Nottingham) Lutheran Church, 17403 Nottingham Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44119. Visitation will be on Friday, Oct. 29, 2010 from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at St. John (Nottingham) Continue reading


MARY D. CHIANCONE (nee Trombetta), age 82. Beloved wife for 62 years of the late Vincent A. Loving mother of the late Carol Jean Rushing. Devoted grandmother of Stephen Rushing, Nicole Carriero (husband Reeve), Rebecca Dalton (husband William) and great grandmother of Noelle, Amanda, William, Victoria, Monica, Michael and Vincent. Cherished daughter of the late Anthony and Catherine (nee Giulian) Trombetta. Dearest sister of Anita Brandebura and the late Frank Trombetta. Dear aunt and Continue reading


BARBARA M. KNEZEVIC, age 80. Beloved husband of Sam R. (deceased); dearest mother of Samuel R. Jr. (Patty) and Thomas (Michele); loving grandmother of Carolyn, Michael, Samuel, Annie, Tommy and Jacob; dear sister of Joseph Kirincic (Velma); aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Monday, October 25, 10am at St. Paul Croatian Church (E. 40th near St. Clair) Interment following at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Barbara Continue reading