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Archives for November 2011


CYRILLA M. DONNELLY, 87 of Willoughby. Funeral Mass will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Church, 37940 Euclid Ave, Willoughby. Mrs. Donnelly passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 at home surrounded by her family. Born July 28, 1924, in Detroit, Michigan. She was the loving mother of Charles R. III (Kristen), Susan M. (Thomas) Nicodemus, Maureen P. (John) See, Stephen G. (Joyce), James P. (Laurie), Maryellen C. (Frank) Colombo; cherished grandmother of 15; great-grandmother of 6. She Continue reading


JOSEPH B. PRAH, aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Donna L. (nee Hawkins), dear father of Joseph E. (wife Ruth), Mark B. (Paula) and Pamela Verbofsky (husband John), loving grandfather of Justin, Jennifer, Derek (deceased) and Robert, great-grandfather of Alexis (mother Brandi Ness), devoted brother of Eddie, Mary Jane, Theresa and the late Anna, Martin, Benny and Cecilia, fond uncle and great-uncle to many. Contributions suggested to the Kidney Foundation of Ohio, 2831 Prospect Ave., Continue reading


EILEEN S. PALMER (nee Albright), age 93. Beloved wife of the late Max Krieger and Charles Palmer. Loving mother of Jerry Krieger. Devoted daughter of the late Ivan and Florence Albright. Cherished sister of the late Barbara and Robert Albright. Dear aunt and great-aunt of many. A Tribute Service will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 11:00 AM at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.). Burial following at Euclid Cemetery. The Continue reading


JAMES J. VENTRA, age 93. Beloved husband for 70 years of Antoinette "Toni" (nee Germano). Devoted son of the late James and Margarita (nee Minadeo). Dearest brother of the late Charles and George Ventra and Anne Angie. Dear uncle and great-uncle and great-great uncle of many. Contributions may be made in Jim's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, November 28, 2011 at Holy Rosary Catholic Continue reading


MARY JANE KORMOS (nee Lynch), aged 93 years, beloved wife of the late Peter, dearest mother of David, Robin, Marilyn Nagy (husband Keith), Jean, John and Georgene Fayssoux (husband Richard), loving grandmother of Vanessa and Timothy Nagy, and Claire and Marie Fayssoux, cherished sister of the late Helen Leslie and James Lynch. Loving Companion of the late William B. Graham. Donations for Masses in memory of Mary Jane would be appreciated. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for the Mass of Continue reading


ELISA MARIE DeSAPRI, age 24. Beloved daughter of Dennis and Celeste (nee Teresi). Loving sister of Armand. Cherished granddaughter of Ada (nee Marucci) and the late Armando DeSapri, Connie (nee Tringale) and the late Mario Teresi. Treasured niece of Lino DeSapri, Nadine and Bill Gavalek, Marie and Joseph Cavotta and Diana Mitchell. Dearest cousin and friend of many. Contribution may be made in Elisa's memory to Lifebanc 4775 Richmond Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44128. A Mass of Christian Burial will Continue reading


VIRGINIA W. BRAUN (nee Walsh), age 86. Beloved mother of William (wife Cathy Luck), Mary Rose Tichar (husband Mark), Anne O'Donnell (husband Brian), Teresa Wozniak (husband Richard), Mark (deceased) (wife Laurie, nee Shaw), Rita Braun (husband Chas Stearns) and Margaret Sledge (husband Michael). Loving grandmother of Jessica Lindberg (husband Erik), Sarah Staskiewicz (husband Michael), Kathleen Gonakis (husband Spiros), John Mark Tichar, Joseph Tichar (wife Bridget), Nicholas (wife Kate), Lisa, Continue reading


JOSEPH A. NELSON, Sr. Prayers of Christian Burial for Joseph A. Nelson, Sr., 70, will be on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM at The Ritondaro Funeral Home, 126 South Street, Chardon, OH. Mr. Nelson died peacefully on Monday Nov. 21 at Burton Health Care. Born in Chester Township, he was a life-long resident of Chardon. Joe worked as a Carpenter and was a member of Union Local 639. He was very passionate about his family. He enjoyed travel with his wife Debbie and renovating homes with Continue reading


MARY A. MICELI age 93. Beloved daughter of the late Leone "Leo" and Caroline (nee Saccone). Loving sister of Joseph (deceased) (wife Janice), and the late Bernadette "Betty" Citriglia (husband Carl) and Rose Castellano (husband Paul Sr.). Dear aunt, great aunt and great great aunt of many. Contributions may be made in Mary's memory to the charity of your choice. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for the Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, November 26, 2011 at St. Gabriel Catholic Continue reading