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Archives for April 2014

Gary Bizjack

GARY J. BIZJACK, age 59, beloved father of Michelle Arnold (husband Douglas) and Julia Bizjack, devoted son of the late Theodore and Bertha (nee Boyance), cherished brother of Theodore, Jr. (wife Eileen), fond uncle of Theodore III and Thomas, former husband of Susan Ruzich.  Gary was a resident of Richmond Heights for 32 years.  He was a member of St. John of the Cross Catholic Church, National Ski Patrol, the Eagles, and the Elks.  After graduating from Brush High School, receiving his Continue reading

Antoinette Minnis

ANTOINETTE M. MINNIS (nee DeMarco), age 90; beloved wife of the late Joseph “Nebo”; loving mother of Janet DiCillo (husband Dave) and Gail Mechling (husband Kurt) of Seneca, SC; devoted grandmother of Christy (Ross) DeJohn, David (Julie) DiCillo, Matthew (Kristy) DiCillo, Gillian and Michael Mechling, and great-grandmother (Grandma Toni) of Lola, Jake, Stella, Georgia and Cate; cherished daughter of the late Mary (nee Pietro) and Dominic DeMarco; dear  sister of Loretta Pasquale and the late Continue reading

Helen Turk

Helen Ardella Turk, nee Maiden, age 89, died on April 29, 2014 at Gateway Retirement Home. Born September 24, 1924, in Cleveland, Ohio to Thomas and Mildred (nee Kreblin) Maiden, she attended Collinwood High School. She was the loving mother of  Richard R. Turk of Cleveland, Ohio, Pamela M. Turk (husband Steven Wright) of New York City, New York, Robin E. Turk (husband Dallas Sutton) of Palmer, Alaska and Christopher A. Turk (wife Sherry Turk) of Fairport Harbor, Ohio. She was a devoted Continue reading

Rose Marie Lentini

ROSE MARIE LENTINI, age 80; dearest mother of Angela Saporito and Celeste Sciortino (husband William); beloved grandmother of Lia Neylon (husband Pete), Joseph Russo, Christine and Paul Sciortino; cherished daughter of the late Giuseppe and Maria (nee Cassaro); former wife of the late Ross J. Saporito. Rose Marie lived in Orange Village for 54 years after moving from Cleveland. She was a parishioner of St. Rita Catholic Church for the last several years and a devoted volunteer for the Christ Continue reading

Bernadine Falcone

BERNADINE M. FALCONE (nee Paradise), age 92; beloved wife of the late Raymond; loving mother of Patricia Vanek (husband Michael) and Donna Maslar (husband John); devoted grandmother of Brian Harting (wife Kelly), Jon Harting, Kerri Dalton (husband Rich), Alex Maslar, Melissa Dobos (husband Josh), Mark Vanek (wife Brooke), Molly Rosenberger (husband James) and great-grandmother of Alyssa, Shanna, Drew, Kamryn, Laney, Kayla, Sophia, James, Cecilia and Eli; cherished daughter of the late Anthony Continue reading

John Wells

JOHN “JACK” WELLS, age 84. Beloved husband of the late Joyce M. (nee McAdams). Loving father of Rosemarie Wells. Devoted grandfather of Elana Wells and Matthew Wyatt and great grandfather of Navahn and Matthew, Jr. Dear brother of 6 siblings. Member Knights of Columbus Gilmore Council #310. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, May 2, 2014 at St. Clare Catholic Church at 10:30 AM. Burial Private at Calvary Cemetery. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Continue reading

Colleen Passalacqua

COLLEEN A. PASSALACQUA (nee Kiernan) age 55; beloved wife for 25 years of Jerome; loving mother of Christopher and Karen; cherished daughter of Doreen (nee Plummer) and the late William J. Kiernan; treasured sister of Sharon Tripodo, Timothy, Sean (wife Allison), Brian (wife Beth), Dion (wife Beth) and the late William Kiernan; dearest daughter-in-law of Julius and Cecilia (nee Mendiola) Passalacqua; dear sister-in-law of Julie and Raymond Koren, Linda and Daniel Cusick; fond niece, aunt, cousin Continue reading

Jean Robinson

JEAN C. ROBINSON (nee Henry) age 87. Beloved wife of Robert R.; loving mother of Scott; cherished daughter of the late Dewey and Christina (nee Stewart) Henry; dearest sister of Ken Henry (wife Phyllis) and the late James Henry (wife Shirley) and Katherine Kastner (husband John, deceased); dear aunt of Lois Kastner. Jean graduated from Willoughby Union High School, lived in Millersburg and worked as an office manager for Stock Equipment Company, where she retired after 40 years of service. Continue reading

CeCe Anderson

CECILIA M. “CECE” ANDERSON (nee Lauer) age 65; beloved wife for 39 years of Larry; loving mother of Jennifer and Kathleen Anderson (Joe Peeples) and Kristen Lundeen (husband Jim); devoted grandmother of Christopher and future granddaughter Addison Elizabeth Cecilia. CeCe was a resident of Concord Township, after moving from Willoughby in 2002. After graduating from Euclid High School, CeCe worked as a medical coder at Hillcrest Hospital, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals. She was Continue reading