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Archives for March 2017

Eileen Uveges

EILEEN E. UVEGES (nee Major) age 87, entered into eternal rest on March 31, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Joseph S.; loving mother of Joseph L. (wife Rosanne), Kathy Herrera (husband Greg), Diane Saluan (husband Gabriel), Loretta Rooker (husband Dennis), Christine Uveges-Loya (husband Nicholas, deceased), John (wife Sheryl), Michael (wife Carol) and the late Michael John; devoted grandmother of Dominic, Nicole and Gregory Herrera, Deanna Freitas, Gabriel John Saluan (wife Carla), Sarah Lynn Continue reading

Sr. Mary Laurie Divoky, SND

Our dear Sister Mary Laurie (74) went home to God very peacefully Friday, March 31, at 11:58 a.m. Sister treasured each of her ministries, her family, friends and all of God’s creation. She once wrote, “I am grateful to collaborate with so many God-centered, justice-orientated and Spirit-motivated people and hope my own heart longings and spiritual gifts support the local and global community.” May Sister Mary Laurie delight in the arms of our good and loving God for all eternity. The wake Continue reading

Martin Rice

MARTIN JOSEPH RICE, aged 79 years, Senior Chief Submarine Service, United States Navy, Ret., beloved long-time companion to Maryjean Pawlowski, loving grandfather of Michael Burch (wife Priscilla), fond great-grandfather to Leland. Friends may call to pay tribute to the life of Martin on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 1-2 PM at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 Mayfield Rd. (just East of Green Rd.). Full Military Honors will be conducted at 2PM. Continue reading

Mental Health Check: Depression

MAY is Mental Health Awareness month As we get older it's important that we stay in touch with our mental health. Becoming more forgetful can be part of aging... but how do we know what is normal aging and what are signs of depression? Depression affects more than 19 million Americans every year, regardless of age, race or gender. As adults age, their risk of depression increases and is a significant predictor of suicide in the elderly. Facts about Depression and Seniors More than Continue reading

Meet Our Staff: Denise Brennan

Every day Denise Brennan comes to work with a smile on her face knowing she is going to have another great day helping families to prearrange their funeral. Since 2002, she has enjoyed helping families to choose DeJohn Funeral Homes and providing prearrangement advice and counsel to families as a Preneed Specialist. "Prearrangement is a wonderful service. People are so grateful when we help them create a plan and create solutions - not problems - for their next of kin. Many times families are Continue reading

John Hammer

JOHN J. HAMMER age 85, beloved husband for 62 years of Carol (nee Code); loving father of John J. Jr. (wife Cheryl), Timothy (wife Karen), Deborah Gladish (husband Michael) and M. Cathleen Harris (husband Danny); devoted grandfather of Elizabeth, Kevin (wife Allison), Cassandra Orsini (husband David), Gregory, Stephen and Kristen Gladish, Caroline and Allison Harris; cherished son of the late Alfred and Magdalene (nee Rohner); dearest brother of Madeline Cox (husband Richard, deceased), George Continue reading

Robert Winchell

ROBERT REYNOLD WINCHELL, aged 81 years, resident of Adelaide, Australia and formerly of Mayfield Heights, Ohio, beloved husband of Despina “Dessy” (nee Drikas), cherished brother of Marcelyn Winchell Owen and step-brother to Ruth Owen Scharlotte, treasured uncle of Lisa Perry, Leigh Owen (husband Tim McNichols) and Laurel Szafraniec (husband Ray), fond great-uncle of 9 and survived by the Drikas family members in Australia. Robert was a graduate of James Ford Rhodes High School Class of ’53, a Continue reading

Harry Lewis

HARRY J. LEWIS age 81, beloved husband for 17  years  of Ann (nee Reinemeyer) and the late Nancy (nee Calbincea); loving father of Sharon (deceased), Pat and step-father of Lisa Bahr and Michelle Poling; devoted grandfather  of  Samantha  Poling; dearest brother of Don (deceased), Kenneth “Red” (wife Pauline), Bob Johnson and Raymond (deceased). U.S. Army Veteran. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Harry was born on July 6, 1935 in Cleveland and passed away on march 27, 2017. He was a resident of Continue reading

Darin Robertson

DARIN L. ROBERTSON age 52, cherished son of Rebecca Balash (husband Gerald) and the late Danny Robertson; dearest brother of Dale, Danny, Heather and Donald; dear uncle of Randy Lee. Darin was born on March 18, 1965 and passed away on March 25, 2017. He graduated from Willoughby-Eastlake Technical Center and was owner-operator for DR Landscaping. Darin received the most enjoyment in life from music and was a heavy metal musician. He can best be described as handsome, a passionate artist, Continue reading