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Archives for March 2011


MARJORIE ELIZABETH ERNST, aged 84 years, born in East Aurora, New York, passed away in Cleveland, Ohio on March 31, 2011, beloved daughter of the late Edward and Evelyn (nee Jewert), dearest sister of Dolores Aube (husband Lucien "?? deceased) and the late Laurence Ernst, loving aunt and grand-aunt. Marjorie was a long-time Cleveland Plain Dealer employee in the Classified Advertising Department. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass Saturday, April 16, in Immaculate Continue reading


CARMEN A. PETRECCA, age 84. Beloved husband for 54 years of Shirley M. (nee Danley). Loving father of Nancy Taylor (husband Jeff), Patrick (wife Jena), Mary Brown (husband Robert), Jack (wife Tammy), and Ron (wife Kristi). Devoted grandfather of Stephanie, Kevin, and Scott Taylor, Erik Petrecca, Amber and Phillip Kinney, Sara, C.J. and Carolyn Brown, Kasey and Jack Petrecca, Jr., Austin Luchowski, Donovan, Carson and Morgan Petrecca. Cherished son of the late Pasquale and Rose (nee Scarano). Continue reading


Ryan Faber, 33, of Mentor, passed away unexpectedly March 30, 2011. Born July 9, 1977, in Willoughby, he had been a lifelong Mentor resident. Ryan was an avid golfer and great fisherman. He particularly enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He is described as a funny and sensitive man that also was known for a bit of a temper at times too. Survivors are his son Noah; parents, Kelly and Fana (Kramarius) Faber; brother, Jason (Kristin); and grandfather, Joseph Faber. He was also the Continue reading


MARJORIE EYNON PURNELL, September 6, 1928 - March 29, 2011, beloved wife of Edward W. (deceased), cherished mother of Ed (Inwoo Lee) of Pohang, Korea; Laura of Euclid; Jennie (Petri Flint) of Harvard, Massachusetts; and Frank (Athena Webster) of Castro Valley, California, grandmother of Jennifer, Ali, Zita, Rebecca, Eric, Jessie, Dan, Matt, Tom, Jessica, Katarina and Brooke. A Memorial Service will be held at Wade Chapel, Lake View Cemetery, on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Friends and Continue reading


MARY M. FLACK (nee Maher); beloved wife for 65 years of Wilbur H.; devoted daughter of the late Margaret (nee Kearney) and George Maher; dearest sister of George Maher (wife Edythe), Patricia Zak (husband Albert), and the late Anne Hunt (husband Glenn, deceased), Catherine Goedecke (husband Edward, deceased), Phillip Maher (wife Lydia), and Margaret "Peggy" Maher; loving aunt and great-aunt of many. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, April 1, 2011 at St. Noel Catholic Church Continue reading


ANA "ANICA"HOCEVAR (nee Oman) age 87 of Willoughby Hills. Wife of the late John (Ivan); beloved mother of Marie (Stephen) Engstrom, John A. (Barbara), Helen, Joseph (Dawn) and Thomas; cherished grandmother of Elizabeth Mennel, Jennifer Sutcliffe, Amy Carlson, Julie Engstrom, Christina Lute, MaryRose Lucarini, David, Andrew("AJ") and Monika Hocevar and great-grandmother of eight; daughter of the late Ana and Leopold Oman; dear sister of Jozica Skrbec of Argentina and the following deceased: Continue reading


IBOLYA E. WINKLER (nee Szabo), born in Hungary, beloved daughter of the late Karoly and Gizella (nee Ludwig) Szabo, dearest sister of Rose Huber and the late Olga Szabo, loving aunt of Dr. Peter Winkler and cherished friend to many. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, P.O. Box 20175, Cleveland, OH. 44104. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for the Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church Continue reading


Ms. Kata Katic, 43, of Wickliffe passed away on March 23, 2011, at Hillcrest Hospital. She was born Jan. 7, 1968, in Croatia. She came to the U.S. in 1984, and has lived in Wickliffe for the past 18 years. She was a member of St. Paul Croatian Church. Ms. Katic worked as an inspector for Quality CNC for the past two years and for Universal Screw for 16 years. She is survived by her brother, Nikola; and many nieces, nephews and friends. The Funeral Mass for Kata will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Continue reading


CAROLINE FATICA age 82; beloved daughter of the late Caterina (nee Pasquale) and Angelo Fatica; loving sister of the late Lucille Vaccariello; devoted aunt of Phyllis (Bob) Farrow and the late Richard Vaccariello, great-aunt of Catherine (Dan) Hearn, Christopher (Vikki) Farrow, Jason and Jeffry Farrow, Eric (Julie) Vaccariello, and great-great aunt of Ryan and Adam Seal, Chance Farrow and Sophia Lucile Vaccariello. At Caroline's request all services are private for the family. Burial in Lake Continue reading