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Archives for March 2013

Michael T. DiVincenzo

MICHAEL T. "MIKE" DiVINCENZO, age 64. Beloved husband for 29 years of Sherry Lynn (nee Huddleston). Loving father of James and Shannon Trent. Cherished son of the late Dominic and Doris (nee Welsh). Dear brother of Diane McConnell (husband Ron), James and David. Dearest son-in-law of Burton (deceased) and Frankie Huddleston. Dear uncle, brother-in-law and friend of many. A resident of Cleveland for 64 years, Mike owned and operated Mike's Home Improvement, a construction company. He Continue reading

Patricia J. Bromley

PATRICIA J. BROMLEY (nee Cummings) age 87, passed away March 29, 2013. Loving daughter of the late John and Florence Cummings. Beloved wife of the late William A. Bromley. Loving mother of Diane Sietz (husband Frank), Jeanne Tosti (husband Anthony), William (wife Ilona) and John (wife Pamela). Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Morton, Colleen Insana, Kelly Walser, Christina Sammet, Matthew and Michael Bromley, and great-grandmother of Nina Insana, Caitlyn and Bryan Morton, and Diana Walser. Continue reading

Mary A. Intihar

MARY A. INTIHAR (nee Strogin), age 92; beloved wife of the late William L.; loving mother of William, Raymond (wife Kathleen, deceased), Donald, James (wife Kathryn, deceased) and Therese Grossman (husband Thomas); devoted grandmother of Katie Sturgill, Kimberly Vatty, Dana Risinger, Erin Shelton, Jennifer Zarack, Brandon and Allen Intihar, Matthew, Shannon, Tracey and the late Eric Grossman and great-grandmother of 5. Dearest sister of Agnes Persell, Dorothy Keeley and the late Joseph and Continue reading

Ruby M. Povall

RUBY M. POVALL (nee Long), aged 91 years, dearly beloved wife for 70 years to the late Gerald William, devoted mother of William (wife Margaret - deceased) and Robert (wife Lois), fond mother-in-law of Elsie Mohr, loving grandmother of Christian James (wife Christina), Carrie Louise Benge (husband Richard Scott) and Patricia Mary, cherished great-grandmother of Leif Hobson and Robert Preuss Benge, beloved daughter of the late Clarence and Gladys (nee Ruby) Long, dear sister of the late Frank Continue reading

Six Feet Greener…

The grounds at Hinton Park in Dorset make a pretty spot for a picnic. Patches of bluebells spread out under trees; streams and pathways wind through the woodland. But unlike one of the national parks it resembles, Hinton Park has some 6,000 people buried there. It is one of over 260 eco-friendly burial sites in Britain. The ways that Britons choose to have their bodies disposed of after death are changing markedly. In 1960 only 35% of all funerals involved cremation; now 74% of them do, Continue reading

James G. Xinakes

JAMES G. XINAKES., 85, passed away on March 27th. Beloved husband of Demitra (nee Dellas). Dear son of the late Gust and Theologia Xinakes. Most loving father of Katherine Beder (Howard, deceased), Janice Harris (George), and Susan Schmiedicker (Alan). Dear brother of Chris Xinakes (deceased) (Pat, deceased). Loving cousin of many in Buffalo, and dear uncle and great uncle to many nieces and nephews. Proud grandfather of Gregory, Stephanie, and Zachary Beder, Christina and Alexandra Harris, Continue reading

Mary K. Pustai

Mary K."Kathy" Pustai, 60, of Hartsgrove, OH and formerly of Youngstown, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at home surrounded by her family. She was born on January 8, 1953 in Russellville WV. to the late Ira and Bessie June (nee Campbell) Pyatt. She had worked in animal research for Case Western Reserve University until 2001. She is survived by her husband of 16 years Jan C. Pustai, brothers Bruce (Carolyn) and Glen (Liz) Pyatt; sister Sandy (Gary) Green. She also was and aunt and great Continue reading

How to Approach the Job of Emptying a Home…

One of the most challenging and unpleasant tasks left after a loved one’s funeral is to sort through their personal belongings. Here are some tips to help you empty your loved one’s home.We often hear older adults say “my children can have all this when I’m gone,” without realizing that changing styles and tastes greatly diminish the desirability of their household belongings.  This duty is as overwhelming for their heirs as the prospect of residential downsizing was for the older adult in their Continue reading

Marija Bursic

MARIJA BURSIC (nee Paladin) age 85 of Eastlake. Wife of the late Aloysius; beloved mother of Mira (Mario) Matkovic, Mirko (Irma), Jack (Julie), Wally (Fran), Amelia (Mijo) Grgincic and Romi (Mike) Scabbo; cherished grandmother of thirteen and great-grandmother of seven. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 A.M. Tuesday April 2, 2013 at St. Vitus Church. Interment All Souls Cemetery. The Family will receive friends at THE ZEVNIK-COSIC FUNERAL HOME 28890 CHARDON RD. (BETWEEN Continue reading