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Archives for December 2012

Joyce M. Brandt

Joyce M. (Burrows) Brandt, 82, passed away Dec. 31, 2012, at Hillcrest Hospital. Born Nov. 23, 1930, in Cleveland, she was a resident of Willoughby before moving to Wickliffe 58 years ago. Joyce was a member of Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, Red Hatters and the Browning Senior Center in Willoughby. She loved to read and study genealogy. She also enjoyed bowling, swimming and golf. She loved to travel and visited many countries including Ireland, Scotland, Italy and England. Her family remembers Continue reading

James F. Jacobson

JAMES F. JACOBSON, age 75. Beloved husband for 54 years of Bernice (nee Lampart); loving father of Shirley Jacobson Mellado and Renee Hersman of GA; devoted adoring papa of Lauren Ashley Mellado; dearest brother of the late Marie Powers and Jack (wife Betty); dear uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle of many. U.S. Army Veteran. A proud graduate of St. Joseph High School in 1955, Jim was the owner and operator of a systems analysis company. He was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Continue reading

Barbara L. Dick

BARBARA L. DICK (nee Fuller) age 87. Beloved wife of the late Charles C. Loving mother of Debra D. Cooke (husband Stephen, D.D.S), Cheryl L. Boyce (husband Greg) and Curtis A. (wife Judy). Devoted grandmother of 6 and great-grandmother of 7. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Barbara's memory to World Vision, 888-511-6519. A Celebration of Life Service in Barbara's memory will be Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 at Bethany Covenant Church 5120 Ridgebury Blvd. Lyndhurst at 1:30 PM. Continue reading

Helena Gaser

Mrs. Helena (Arnez) Gaser passed away December 26, 2012 at her residence in Richmond Hts. Born October 15, 1931 in Jesenice, Slovenia, she fled her homeland in 1945 after losing both her father and oldest brother and immigrated to the USA. She settled in Cleveland and became very active in the Slovenian community. She sang in the chorale group Korotan, the Happy Slovenians and St. Mary's Church Choir. She also taught Slovenian at St. Mary's Language School. She was a member of the Continue reading

Andrew J. Sedlak

ANDREW J. SEDLAK, age 53. Beloved son of the late William J. and Christine (nee Hlavin); loving brother of William (wife Carol), Tom (Jan), Susan Benz (husband Paul) of AZ and the late twin Ronald. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory, Private family inurnment at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon, OH. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID. Continue reading

Helen Koch

HELEN M. KOCH (nee Hovan), born January 14, 1914. She went Home to be with the Lord on December 24, 2012 just 3 weeks before her 99th birthday. Cherished wife of the late William; beloved mother of Christine Dobo (husband Alex), Kathleen Unger and twins William J. (wife Theresa) and Robert A. (wife Laura); loving grandmother of 16 and great-grandmother of 5; preceded in death by 2 brothers and 5 sisters; dear aunt and great-aunt to many. She will always be remembered for her love, advice and Continue reading

John F. Skorich

JOHN F. SKORICH, age 69. US Marine Corp Veteran. Beloved husband of Theresa "Terry" (nee Burns); dear father of Gina Marie McGinnis; grandfather of Bryon & Taylor; son of deceased John and Sally Ann; brother of Arlene Nicastro (Nick) and Jim (Roxy); special brother-in-law of Ed and Joann Glass, Richard Burns, Ronald Burns (Barbara), John Burns (Kitty); uncle and great uncle of many; cousin of many and special cousin of Michael (Carolyn). Mr. Skorich passed away on December 24 in Florida and Continue reading

Milan Yurkovich

MILAN E. YURKOVICH age 85, husband of late Carmelina (nee Alaqua); beloved father of Connie (Thomas deceased) DePaul, Elaine and Michael (Bonnie) Yurkovich; cherished grandfather of seven and great-grandfather of three; brother of the late Mary Dragas, Milka Kolka and Caroline Tiedman. WW II Marine Corps veteran. Funeral Service 11:00 A.M. Friday December 28, 2012 at THE ZEVNIK-COSIC FUNERAL HOME 28890 CHARDON RD. (BETWEEN BISHOP RD. AND RT. 91) WILLOUGHBY HILLS where family will Continue reading

Anthony A. Pasquale

PASQUALE ANTHONY A. "SCUTCH" PASQUALE age 83; beloved husband for 62 years of Loretta (nee DeMarco); loving father of Larry (wife Trudy), Sheila Mattingly (husband Phil), Steven (wife Patti) and the late Rita; devoted grandfather of James Fiore (wife Jamie), Katharine Roebuck (husband Cory), Drew Pasquale (wife Melissa), Lydia Stuckert (husband Alex), Anna and Julia Pasquale; adoring great-grandfather of Domenic, Meg, Geno, Eliza, Mason and Patrick; dearest son of the late Rocco and Assunta (nee Continue reading