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Archives for July 2014

Ann Fecko

ANN J. FECKO (nee Yurkovich), died July 30, 2014, two days before her 101st birthday; beloved wife of the late Andrew; loving mother of Shirley Bizjak (husband Peter) and Judy DiPaola (husband Sam); devoted grandmother of Lisa and Michele Bizjak, Sam DiPaola III (wife Debra), Angela Denton (husband Wade) and great-grandmother of Victoria, Thomas Wade, III, Kaylin, Ella and Eli; cherished daughter of the late Anton and Mary (nee Kvaternic) Yurkovich; dearest sister of the late Mary Stanek Continue reading

Bette Murphy

BETTE T. MURPHY (nee Burns), beloved wife of the late Pat, dearest mother of Coleen Fistek (husband Jerry), Debbie Windenburg (husband Earle) and Kim Murphy, loving Grammy of Jay and Amy Fistek, and Gretchen and Sarah Windenburg, adoring Great Grammy B of Jack, Alana, Thomas and David, devoted daughter of the late Edward and Genevieve (nee Quinn) Burns. Contributions in memory of Bette suggested to Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 9, Continue reading

Marie Destine

MARIE Y. DESTINE, age 76, of Haiti; beloved wife for 40 years of Onel DeLgarde; loving mother of Venus and Mary Daniele Noel of Haiti, Carline Paul-Blanc of Cleveland Heights, Adens and Neurette DeLgarde of Haiti, Chelry DeLgarde of CT and Rony DeLgarde of GA; devoted grandmother of Stephan and Fabian Paul-Blanc, David Daceus, Brenda Jean-Louis, Gabriel DeLgarde and Adhanie Sarah DeSinor; and dearest sister of four brothers in Haiti. Marie was the owner of a clothing boutique. She attended Continue reading

Lois Vance

LOIS MARIE VANCE (nee Uhlir), aged 89 years, beloved wife for 55 years to the late Lt. Commander George John Vance (Vystrcil) (Cleveland Heights police), dearest mother of Mark Edward and Craig Douglas Vance, loving grandmother of Jason Matthew Vance, treasured daughter of the late Edward J. and Frances R. (nee Marous) Uhlir. Lois is also survived by cherished cousins, fellow artists and many devoted friends. She was an artist and teacher at Cooper School of Art, The Art Institute, and Cuyahoga Continue reading

Geraldine Moore

GERALDINE M. MOORE (nee Kepic) age 78; beloved wife of the late Altus George; loving mother of Mark, Peter and Jodi; devoted grandmother of Audrey, Mark Jr., Alexandria, Austin and the late Ashley Marie; treasured daughter of the late Peter and Jenny (nee Grdnia) Kepic; dearest sister of Peter Kepic (wife Pam) and the late Gingi Albert (husband Adelbert “Red”); dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Geraldine was a resident of Painesville for 3 years after moving from Willowick. A graduate of St. Continue reading

Eileen Stouffer

EILEEN T. STOUFFER (nee Allison) age 87, beloved wife of the late James F.; loving mother of Kathryn Bondra (husband Thomas), James (wife Mary), Karol Phillips (husband Mark), Theresa Kerkhoff (husband Robert) and the late infant twins David and Donald; devoted grandmother of 15, great-grandmother of 16 and great-great-grandmother of 1; cherished daughter of the late William and Mary (nee Baker) Allison; dearest sister of Beatrice Oakes and the following deceased, Joseph, Wilfred, Thomas, Continue reading

Carol Masseria

CAROL A. MASSERIA (nee Ross), age 70; loving mother of Jodi Kogovsek (husband Steven), Stephanie Masseria (Trivisonno) and Eric; devoted grandmother of Kayla, Brittany and A. J. Kogovsek, Alyssa and Anthony Trivisonno, Jason and Ali Creager and Michael and Kevin O’Hehir; treasured daughter of the late Harold A. and Harriet (nee Menks) Ross; cherished sister of Lee Ross (wife Sheila). A service in Carol’s memory to pay tribute to & celebrate her life will be Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8 PM at Continue reading

William O’Donnell

WILLIAM F. O’DONNELL, age 57, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away on July 21, 2014; beloved son of Veronica “Roni” (nee Tighe) and the late Leonard; cherished brother of Patricia A. Elton (husband Steven) and the late Kevin; loving uncle of Veronica M., Rebecca A. and Andrew Elton and Loretta Michalski (husband Paul); treasured grandson of the late Lillian (nee Gath) and Leonard R. O’Donnell. and Frederick and Laura (nee Allen) Tighe; dear nephew, cousin and friend of many. Bill was born in Continue reading

Raymond Leveranz

Funeral services for Raymond W. Leveranz, 86, of Chesterland, will be held privately at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland. Mr. Leveranz died Thursday, July 24, at Hospice House in Cleveland. He was born on May 11, 1928 in Cleveland. He was a 39 year resident of Chesterland, previously residing in North Royalton. He retired in 1983 from the Higbee Co., where he had worked as director of computer operations. Mr. Leveranz was a veteran of the United States Army, serving during World War II. He Continue reading