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Archives for January 2012


GRACE M. KATES (nee Figer), aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late Kenneth P., dear mother of Jeffrey R., Barbara (Steve Miller), Debra, and the late Kenneth (Ellen "?? deceased), devoted Nana of Maureen (Christy), Margaret and Kathleen Lanigan and Kenneth Kates (Susan), fond great-grandmother, cherished sister of the late Patricia Micale, Frank Figer, Kay Negrelli, Mary Scalese Takacs and Albert Figer. Contributions suggested, in memory of Grace, to The American Society for the Prevention Continue reading


MARTIN J. KINCZEL, age 89. Beloved husband for 57 years of Aida (nee Cutrone). Loving father of Paul, Peter (wife Barbara) and Stephen (wife Barbara). Devoted grandfather of Sara Steuber, Aaron, Matthew, Daniel, Olivia and great-grandfather of 2. Cherished son of the late Martin J. and Julia (nee Kiver) Kinczel. Dearest brother of the late Helen Zitko. Dear uncle and great uncle of many. Marty was a pilot and 2nd LT in the U.S. Air Force serving during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Continue reading


RAYMOND R. BOSLER, age 84. Beloved husband of the late Suzanne C. (nee Mahon). Loving father of Robert (wife Kathy), Marybeth Humphreys (husband Ray), Michael (wife Mary), Christopher (wife Amanda), Sarah Bowman (husband Eddie), Maureen Pavlick (husband Fred), and Thomas (wife Edie). Devoted grandfather of 21 and great-grandfather of 13.Cherished son of the late Raymond and Mildred (nee Roettger). Dearest brother of Marian Kampman. Dear uncle and great-uncle of many. A proud graduate of Continue reading


EMMA KINKOPF (nee Pleshinger), age 91. Beloved wife of the late John W. Loving mother of Bonnie, Sharon Talty (husband Lawrence) and Ronald. Cherished grandmother of Jeffrey and Matthew Talty. Dear sister of the late John Pleshinger and Helen Lucas. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions may be made in Emma's memory to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 East 185th St. Cleveland, Ohio 44119. Prayers of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 12 Noon at the Continue reading


JAMES McCLUSKEY Beloved husband of the late Margaret "Peggy" (nee Stack); father of Brian (Meg) and Sean (Miriam); grandfather of Victoria, Maeve, Madeline, and Connor McCluskey and Katelyn, Carolyn, and Molly Ciryak; brother of Margaret Balsitis- deceased, Francis-deceased and Joseph McCluskey-deceased (Mary). Passed away Jan. 28, 2012. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 at 10:00 AM. at St. Noel Church, 35200 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills, Ohio. Interment All Continue reading


IRMA J. CROTTY (nee Brugmann), age 79. Beloved wife of the late William P. Loving mother of William (deceased) (wife Laura), Paul (wife Karen), Kenneth (deceased), Kevin (wife Katie), Jean and Lori. Devoted grandmother of Andrea Roskowski (husband John), Katelyn, Maureen and Mary Crotty, Carla Frederico, Angela, Micheal and Erin Crotty, John "JJ" Frederico, Anne and Emma Crotty and great-grandmother of Gianluca M. Roskowski. Dearest sister of the late George, Jack, Lawrence (wife Harriet), Paul Continue reading


MARIE A. GESZLER (nee Schultz) age 93 of Willoughby Hills. Wife of the late William; beloved mother of Dr. Gerianne Geszler(husband Rick Hamlet), Rebecca (Andrew) Peko and John; cherished grandmother of David, Bart, Shannon and Connor; sister of Catherine Kolovich and Raymond Schultz (both deceased). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday January 31, 2012 at Divine Word Catholic Church 8100 Eagle Rd., Kirtland WHERE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS ONE HOUR BEFORE MASS. Continue reading


ANNE S. HAUGHNEY (nee Stout), born on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 1919, passed away Jan. 26, 2012 aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Charles R., dear mother of Charles J., Patrick J., Stephen R., Diane and Jane, loving grandmother of 6, cherished sister of the late George, Donald, Mary, Robert and David Stout, fond aunt and grand-aunt. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to the Cleveland Public Library, 325 Superior Ave. N.E., Cleveland, Ohio 44114. A Mass of Christian Continue reading


ELIZABETH MINIER NEWBY, age 84, of Wilmington, Delaware, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 24, 2012. She was born September 21, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri. Family connections, church and friendships were very important to her. She will be dearly missed. Elizabeth had a real passion for plants and gardening. She also loved to travel, visiting destinations all around the globe. She was a regular volunteer with the Junior Board for 30 years. Her husband, William Edward Newby, Continue reading