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Archives for September 2011


MARY L. OMAHEN age 53 of Richmond Hts. Former wife of Mark Andrus; loving mother of Valerie and Stephanie Andrus; beloved daughter of Julia and Joseph Omahen; dear sister of Joseph (Bernadette) Omahen; cherished aunt of seven and friend to many. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday October 6, 2011 at St. Mary's Church 15519 Holmes Ave. Cleveland 44110. Interment private. The Family will receive friends at The COSIC FUNERAL HOME 28890 CHARDON RD. (BETWEEN BISHOP Continue reading


BARBARA HOLLIE RISSO (nee Schwesinger) age 70. Beloved mother of the late infant Debbie. Loving daughter of the late Paul Gary "PG" and Agnes (nee Baraga) Schwesinger. Cherished sister of the late P. Gary Schwesinger (wife Mary) and Thomas L. Schwesinger (wife Joanne, deceased). Treasured niece of the late August and Dorothy Schwesinger, Carl and Nell Schwesinger, Frances and Frank Chukayne, Frank and Julie Baraga, Rose Baraga Kern, John Baraga, Agnes and Joseph Merhar and John Oblak. Dearest Continue reading


DANIEL C. NUTAITIS, age 55 was the beloved husband for 29 years of Peggy (nee Sodec). Loving father of Daniel C., Jr (wife Katie), David Slomovitz (wife Kathy), Mike Slomovitz (wife Tuesday) and Laura Hall (husband Cory). Devoted grandfather of 10. Cherished son of the late Frank and Alice (nee Kassow). Dearest brother of Frank (wife Therese) and Ruth. Dear uncle of Nickie and Lauren and friend of many. Past Grand Knight and member of K of C Gilmour Council # 310 and Moses Cleaveland Continue reading


GEORGE R. JAROSCAK age 73, died suddenly in Canada on Monday September 26, 2011. Beloved husband for 48 years of the late Sandra A. (nee Sollitto). Loving father of Jeffrey (wife Susan) and Jennifer. Adored Poppy of Jessica, Grace and Joy. Cherished son of the late George and Margaret (nee Surkala). Dearest brother of Bernard M. and brother-in-law of Frank and Carol Sollitto and the late Ben Sollitto (wife Nancy), Lucille Crofford, Carl and Marge Sollitto. Dear uncle of many. Treasured friend to Continue reading


WALTER C. SPISAK, age 72 was the beloved husband for 49 years of Carol A. (nee Fabian). He was the loving father of Juliann Herzog (husband Todd), Walter C., Jr (wife Patricia), John and Christopher (wife Tara) and a devoted grandfather of Franklin, Ryan, Tyler, Andrew and twins Chloe and Cade. He was the cherished son of the late Stephen and Anna (nee Kovach) and dearest brother of the late Lawrence, Clara Drapac (husband Charles, deceased), Jean Burger (husband Robert, deceased) and Daniel Continue reading


WILLIAM S. JIROUSEK, age 85, was the dear husband for 62 years of Mel (Carmella Bontempo). He was the devoted father of Bill, Jr. (wife Carolyn), Mary Lee (Thellian) Hansmann (husband Jeff, MD) of Kohler, WI, Mike (wife Lauren), Patty, and Kathy Velotta (husband Chris). Proud Grandpa and "Papa" of Bill and Dave Jirousek, Danielle, Nicole and Megan Hansmann, Jim and Julianne Jirousek, Christopher, Nicholas and Michael Velotta and great-grandfather of Katie Rose, Lilly and Violet. Cherished Continue reading


MARY ANNE McDONNELL (nee Stasienko), aged 71 years, beloved wife for 51 years to Brian P., dearest mother of Brian, Kathleen Kuzniakowski (husband James), Kevin (wife Donna) and Michael (wife Darlene), loving grandmother of Megan, Kelley, Kayla, Matthew, Amy, Jill, Sarah and Zachary, cherished sister of Thomas and Richard Stasienko. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to Catholic Charities, 7911 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44102. Relatives and friends are requested to meet for the Continue reading


WILLIAM F. DELLY age 96 was the beloved husband of the late Lois W. (nee Hubschman). Loving father of the late William A. and devoted grandfather of Allen Delly and Karen Hadden (husband George). Cherished son of the late Matthew and Mary (nee Glavic). Dear brother of the late Mary Sintic, Frances Zakrajsek, Caroline Smith, Anne Shirilla, John, Joseph, Vincent, Louis, Frank, and Nicholas. William was the left wing for the Cleveland American Legion hockey team that defeated the University of Continue reading


ELIZABETH RIMAC, age 74, was born on April 8, 1937 in Podgrade, Croatia. Beloved wife of Tomislav; cherished mother of Agnes (Marinko) Vucic, Jack (Joanne) and Paul (Krstina); loving grandmother of Kristina, Liza, Joseph, Megan, Steven, Niko, Luka and Tomas; dear sister of Stipe Tomasevic, Ana Doyle, Mate Tomasevic, Maria Drljo, Slavica Rimac, Ljubica Sakic, and Katica Dragicevic; aunt to many. The family will receive friends to pay tribute and celebrate the life of Elizabeth at The Continue reading