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Archives for December 2016

Duane Martucci

DUANE A. “DEE” MARTUCCI age 71, loving father of Michael (wife Christine), Chrissy Burgess (husband Phil), Michael and Gina; devoted grandfather of Maddy Rackovan (husband Mitch), Gracie, Celia and Sophie Martucci, Joey and Danny Burgess, Jacob and Justin Biggom; cherished son of the late Ernest and Evelyn (nee Kulow); dearest brother of Ronald (wife Kathleen), Gary (wife Doreen) and Richard (wife Bernadette); treasured nephew of Wilma Willm, Mary Square, Linda Hendrickson and the late Clifford Continue reading

Katherine Arceci

KATHERINE ROSE ARCECI (nee Mauro) age 97, beloved wife of the late Amedeo; loving mother of Kathy Ramage, Carol Augustine (husband Edward, deceased), Jerry (wife Donna), and Mary Beth Nelson (husband Gary); devoted grandmother of Katie Augustine (Bill Boronkay), Holly Lapine (husband Noah), Amy Papesh (husband J.R.), Lauren Nelson and Anthony, great-grandmother of Johnny and Ryan Papesh, Madeleine, Lilly and Ethan Lapine; cherished daughter of the late Anthony and Elizabeth (nee Damico) Mauro; Continue reading

Frank L. Veccia

FRANK L. VECCIA age 77 of Mayfield Heights passed away December 30, 2016. Beloved Husband of Doreen (nee Sabetta), Cherished Father of Desiree Worthing (Brian), and Amber Rahas (Pete) Loving Grandfather of Jacob (deceased), Gracie, Pete and Dominic. Dear Brother-in-law of Chuck and Susan Sabetta. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, January 3, 2017., 10:00 A.M. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 6850 Mayfield Rd, Gates Mills, OH 44040. Burial following with Military Honors at Knollwood Cemetery. Continue reading

Charles Froelich

CHARLES R. FROELICH age 89, beloved husband for 35 years of Theresa (nee Sumen); loving father of Charles Jr. (wife Shari), Karen Toth (husband Michael), and Angela Percassi (nee Velotta) (husband Peter); devoted grandfather of Mia, Nicholas, Dylan, Emma, and Leah; dearest brother of the late Robert Froelich and Margaret Cavolo; dear uncle, great-uncle, and friend of many. Chuck was born on July 12, 1927 in Cleveland and passed away on December 29, 2016. He was a resident of Euclid for 35 Continue reading

Sr. Margaret Whittaker, OSU

Whether teaching children, scoring a bargain at the dollar store, enjoying gelato in Italy, visiting with family and friends, engaging in Word Search puzzles, or offering her daily prayers, Sister Margaret Whittaker delighted in life and in the people and events that filled hers. The jovial and fun-loving woman of faith died December 28 at Regina Health Center in Richfield, where she had been a resident nearly three years. Sister Margaret was 89. Margaret Whittaker was born December 6, 1927, Continue reading

Samuel Ronis

SAMUEL JAMES RONIS age 26, beloved son of Peter and Nanette (nee Norton); loving brother of Benjamin; devoted grandson of J. Brad and the late Virginia Norton, Betty-Ann and the late Norman Ronis; cherished nephew of J. Christopher and Kathy Norton, Douglas and Vickie Norton, Iain and Brenda Ronis; dearest cousin of Emily Ronis, Nicole Roeder, and Angela Horton. Sam was born on December 23, 1990 in San Diego, CA and passed away on December 23, 2016. He graduated from West Geauga High School Continue reading

James Willis

JAMES B. WILLIS age 66, born on February 19, 1950 in Columbus, Ohio passed away on December 25, 2016. He was the beloved husband for 35 years of Kathy (Hoffman) Willis (nee Calvert); loving father of Kelly Hoffman (fiancé Ken Barton) and Connie Brazauskas (fiancé Michael Oliver); devoted grandfather of Andrew Arabie, Jayson Brazauskas, Katherine Arabie, Robert Brazauskas, Manny DelPinal, great-grandfather of Delilah, and step-grandfather of 6; cherished son of the late Raymond and Anne (nee Continue reading

Anthony Russo, Jr.

  ANTHONY R. RUSSO, Jr. age 76, beloved husband for 48 years of Judith (nee Lapka); loving father of Michael (wife Athena), Philip and Peter; devoted grandfather of Christina; dearest brother of Antoinette Evans (husband Lawrence); dear brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle of many. Anthony was born on August 18, 1940 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away on December 25, 2016. He was a resident of South Euclid and a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church for 43 years, Continue reading

Francis Stasick

FRANCIS C. STASICK “CHAS”, aged 96 years, beloved husband of the late Olga (nee Derczo), dear father of Diana Acton (husband Patrick), Betsy Lerch (husband Dan), and Les (wife Carmela), loving grandfather of Jon (wife Jamie) and Matthew (wife Natacha) Acton, Christina Shepherd (husband Jacob), Robin and Doug Lerch, and Allison Hager (husband Tyler), great-grandfather of 6, cherished brother of the late Helen Grabenstetter, Steve, Joe and John Stasick, fond uncle and great-uncle. He was born Continue reading