DeJohn Funeral Homes and Crematory
Call 24 hours: (440) 516-5555

Archives for May 2011


ROSE M. FEKETE (nee Veres) age 94. Beloved wife of the late Mathew J. Loving mother of Mary Alice Valvoda (husband Theodore F.) and Mathew W. (wife Claire). Devoted grandmother of Michelle Edwards (husband Wayne), John Valvoda (wife Janine), David Valvoda, Cynthia Lockemer (husband Todd) Deborah Jackson and great-grandmother of Daniel, Logan and Lauren. Dearest sister of the late Mary Drotar and Matilda Poczos. Dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Contributions may be made in Rose's memory to Continue reading


ANTHONY V. PETTINE Jr., age 55; beloved partner for 15 years of Christopher Olszewski; loving son of the late Anthony V. Sr. and Christine (nee Teresi); cherished brother of Luann (John) Walsh and Jon C.; devoted uncle of Marie (Derek) Wooden, James Laurie III, Amber (John) Sandy, and Jordan, Brianna, Emma, and Marlee Pettine and great-uncle of Ashley, Bret, Taylor, Alyssa, Ava and Giovanni; dearest nephew of Ellen (Matt) LaPuma; dear cousin and friend of many. Contributions may be made in Continue reading


IDA G. CESNIK (nee Roberts), aged 96 years, born on May 9, 1915 in New York City, N.Y., beloved wife of the late Albert, dear daughter of the late Gaetano and Angela (nee Rapa) Roberts, cherished sister of Sylvester Roberts, Anthony Roberts, Mary Jane Walters, and the late Gerald and Raymond Roberts and Elvera Fondale, loving aunt, grand-aunt and great-grand-aunt. Mrs. Cesnik was a member of The Third Order of St. Francis for over 60 years. Relatives and friends are requested to meet for the Continue reading


"ROBERT E. "Bob" TRAPP., age 91. Beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Kormas). Dear father of Diane Tucker (husband Lance) of Columbus, OH. Loving grandfather of Danielle Bloor (husband Clayton) of Ramona, CA and great grandfather of Eli. Dear brother of Richard (wife Mary Anne) of Erie, PA. Fond uncle of Thomas Trapp, Carol Lloyd, and many other nieces and nephews. WW II U.S. Army-Air Force Veteran. Long time member of the Northeast Yacht Club. Retired from Otis Elevator and was awarded the Continue reading


ELI R. POLJAK, age 52. Beloved husband for 29 years of Monica (nee Belpulsi). Cherished son of the late Eli and Helen (nee Jelenic). Brother of William McDonald and Jeanette Wakely. Dearest son-in-law of Ernest and Emily (nee DeGilio) Belpulsi. Dear nephew, cousin and friend of many. Contributions may be made in Eli's memory to American Cancer Society. A Tribute Service will be held on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 12 Noon at Willoughby Hills Friends Church, 2846 SOM Center Rd ,Willoughby Continue reading


"ANTON "TONY" MAZI age 80 of Eastlake. Beloved husband of Lidia (nee Vodopivec). Loving father of Anita (Rusty) Rogers and Thomas (Angela) Mazi; Cherished grandfather of Christopher Mazi and Miranda Rogers. Dear brother of Marjan, Fani Godec and Emi Crnic (all of Slovenia). Uncle of many nieces and nephews. A Funeral Mass will he held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday May 28, 2011 at St. Mary's Church (Holmes Avenue). Interment All Souls Cemetery. The Family will receive friends at THE COSIC Continue reading


ANGELA VRANA (nee Gracic), aged 89 years, beloved wife of the late Josef, dearest mother of Emil (wife Vlasta) and Karl (wife Donna), loving grandmother of Lori Tanski (husband Mark), Kristi Apelt (Husband Ron), Michael Vrana, Katherine Sferry (husband John), Richard Vrana and Mary Vrana, fond great-grandmother of Emily Tanski, Blake Tanski, Isabella Sferry and Lily Apelt, cherished sister of 8 (all deceased). In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 Continue reading


AMALIA SELWAN (nee Maroun), age 94. Beloved wife of the late Nemer. Loving mother of Mahiba Sahlani (husband Labib), Maroun (wife Antoinette), Nohad Daher (husband Bechara), twins Noelle Andrea (husband Ray) and Amale Burlak (husband Edward) and the late John (wife Amal). Devoted grandmother of 17 and great-grandmother of 23. Dearest sister of Milia Thomey and the late Afifi Ina, Olga Nahra, Toufic and John Maroun. Dear aunt and great-aunt of many. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Continue reading


RICHARD J. "DICK" HANSLIK age 68, son of the late Mary Elizabeth and Russell Hanslik; beloved brother of Robert (Mary Lou) Hanslik and Barbara Asuma (deceased); cherished uncle of eight and great-uncle of 19. US Army Veteran. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday May 25, 2011 at Divine Word Church (Kirtland,OH). Interment All Souls Cemetery. The Family will receive friends at THE COSIC FUNERAL HOME 28890 CHARDON RD. (BETWEEN BISHOP RD. AND RT. 91) WILLOUGHBY HILLS Continue reading