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Archives for July 2015

Paul Krainz

Paul Louis Krainz passed away in Manila, Philippines on Friday, April 17 at the age of 74. He was born on June 23, 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio to Alice F. and Michael L. Krainz. He attended Eymard Preparatory Seminary in Hyde Park, New York for four years and graduated from The University of The State of New York in 1962 with an Associate of Arts degree. Soon thereafter, Paul was ordained and served in the Philippines as a Blessed Sacrament Father until 1978. After moving back to Cleveland, Continue reading

Mary Koren

MARY KOREN (nee Horvat), age 88, wife of the late Joseph; beloved mother of Stephen (Sharon), Olga (Paul) Dolinar and Joseph Koren Jr.; cherished grandmother of 5 and great-grandmother of 6; dear sister of Ilonka Muzek, Jolanka Grabar and Imre Horvat. Mass of Christian Burial 10 A.M. Saturday August 1, 2015 at St. Mary’s Church, 15519 Holmes Ave., Cleveland 44110. Family will receive friends at the church one hour before mass. Interment following in All Souls Cemetery. Arrangements by THE Continue reading

Tony Gennaro

TONY “JEEP” GENNARO, age 89, beloved husband of the late Marie (nee Paryzek); devoted son of the late William and Virginia (nee Palmeri); cherished brother of Theresa Naletelich (husband John, deceased), James (wife Carol) and the late Sandy (wife Joan); dear uncle, great-uncle and friend of many. Tony has been a resident of Stow for 6 months, previously of Middleburg Heights. He was a member of Teamsters Local #407 and ran for Business Agent. Tony worked at Wolverine Trucking as a truck Continue reading

Eleanor Janasik

ELEANOR M.” TOOTIE” JANASIK (nee Stakich) age 96, beloved wife of the late William M; loving mother of Jean E. Ohtola (husband Joe) and Marian M. Phillips (partner Danny Stanard), (husband Robert, deceased); devoted grandmother of Scott Lee (wife Laurie), Stacey Benitez (husband Mick) and great-grandmother of Melissa, Kevin and Nicole Lee, Mara, Gabrielle, Noah and the late Nathan Benitez; dearest sister of the late Marie Mocilnikar, Peter, Mike, Anne, Jimmy and Danny Stakich; dear aunt of Continue reading

Joseph Paratore

JOSEPH FRANCIS PARATORE, age 84, passed away July 25, 2015 in Jupiter, FL. Beloved husband for 61 years to Sally Noreen (nee Lindenmuth); loving father of Toni Lynn Knowles, Roseann Erminio (John), Joseph (Josette), Christine Klotzbier (Richard) and Mark (Monica); devoted grandfather of Anthony Erminio (Courtney), Joey, John Ryan Erminio, Jamie, Christen Williams (Robert), Mark and Alyssa Paratore , Curtis Knowles and great-grandfather to Anthony, Paul, Connor and Lyla; treasured son of the late Continue reading

From Edith Lukez & family

Dear Mr. Zevnik, Thank you for your help in planning the funeral for Rudy. Our family really appreciated your kindness and sympathy in our sadness. Thank you very much. Continue reading

From the Cahill family

Joe, Thank you for everything you did for us, to make Mom's funeral so beautiful. Everything went smoothly and we're sure Mom would have been very happy. You did a tremendous job and we really appreciate it. May God bless you always! Continue reading

Anton Kocjan

ANTON KOCJAN Mass of Christian Burial for Anton Kocjan, 90, of Euclid, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday July 29, 2015 at St. Vitus Church 6019 Lausche Ave., Cleveland followed by burial in All Souls Cemetery. Mr. Kocjan passed away Saturday at his residence. Born to the late Joze and Ana Kocjan in Ponova vas pri Grosupljema, Slovenia, he had been a resident of Euclid for 48 years. He was employed as a tool and die maker for the Scottish Tool & Die Co. in Cleveland for 26 years. Anton was a Continue reading

From Pam Waitinas

Ross, Thank you for everything that you did to help us with Bill's arrangements and funeral. I think everything we well or as well as can be expected under difficult circumstances. God Bless. Continue reading