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Archives for May 2017

Margaret Leskovec

Margaret A. “Marge” (nee Dushak) Leskovec, 72, entered into eternal rest May 30, 2017 at Maplewood Assisted Living after a battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born in Cleveland on April 13, 1945 to the late Darko and Margaret (nee Kerzic) Dushak. Marge lived in Euclid and graduated from Euclid High School in 1963. She married her beloved husband Dave on March 13, 1965 and moved to Wickliffe in 1966. She was a long-time member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Marge retired from Continue reading

Marie Spaulding

MARIE C. SPAULDING (nee Gauthier) age 90, beloved wife of the late Norman; loving mother of Suzanne,  Michael (wife Maggie) and David Spaulding (wife Michaelene) and Julianne McKinzie (husband Doug); devoted grandmother of Matthew Spaulding (wife Chrystie), Marty Spaulding (wife Kim), Rachel and Mark McKinzie and the late Mitchell Spaulding and great-grandmother of Alyssandra and Eryk; dearest sister of Raymond Gauthier (wife Anna, deceased), Charles Gauthier (wife Gloria), and the late Gerard Continue reading

Edward Gembarski

EDWARD A. GEMBARSKI, age 79, of Euclid, OH, died Wednesday, May 30, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born August 2, 1937 in Cleveland. Edward graduated from Benedictine High School in 1956 and worked for Coyne Textile Services until he retired in 1998. His family described Edward as a man who was loved by everybody. He was very loving, and generous. He was an avid traveler and spent his free time helping others, watching his grandchildren play sports as well as watching the Cleveland Continue reading

Ljubo Kresic

Ljubo “Emil” Kresic, 77, passed away quietly at home on May 29, alongside his family. He was born in Hrasno, Hercegovina in 1939. He was the youngest of nine children to Mato and Andja. He came to Cleveland with his mother and sister, Marija, in 1951. He was a beloved husband of 53 years to Dunja (nee Tonsic); cherished father to John (Stacy) and Michael; loving grandfather to Stephanie, Jacqueline, Andrew and Natalie; caring brother of Anica Hlosek, Marija Miljak; uncle of Joseph and John Continue reading

Alois Stempfer

ALOIS “LOUIE” “OPA” STEMPFER, 94, of Highland Heights, passed away Monday, May 29, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Louie was born May 27, 1923 in Austria.  Louie married the love of his life, Irene, on September 16, 1947,  and immigrated to the United States in 1956. They lived in Cleveland before moving to Highland Heights in 1962. Louie attended drafting school and learned how to read blue prints. He was a construction foreman and superintendent for several companies besides Continue reading

Jack Wong

JACK L. WONG, age 85, a 42-year resident of Richmond Heights, Ohio, passed away on May 26, 2017 at the Hospice of the Western Reserve surrounded by his family. Jack was born on July 31, 1931 in China to the late Nee Foo and Yu Kam (nee Chan) Wong. He immigrated to the United States in 1952. Jack worked for Skidmore Gear Company as a gear cutter and retired after a 49 year career. Jack spent his free time gardening, traveling, and spending time with his family. He was a long time member of Continue reading

Regina Heisler

REGINA M. “JEAN” HEISLER (nee Lavins) age 96, beloved wife for 67 years of the late Douglas; loving mother of Regina Marie Collins (husband Fran), Douglas (wife Cheri, deceased), Ann Van Sickle (husband Richard), Michael (wife Jean), Patricia Heisler, Roberta Williams (husband Glenn), James (wife Betsy), Kathleen Roman (husband Michael) and John (wife Barbara); devoted grandmother of 27 and great-grandmother of 27; dearest sister of Genevieve Lohmueller (husband Herbert, deceased) and the late Continue reading

Barbara Heimberger

Barbara J. “Mrs. H.” Heimberger (nee Agnew), age 78, entered into eternal rest May 24 ,2017 at Hospice of the Western Reserve after a battle with cancer. She was born in Fostoria, Ohio May 27, 1938 to the late Lloyd and Helen (nee Myers) Agnew. She attended Heidelberg College where she met the love of her life Robert W. “Bob” Heimberger. They were married February 9, 1963 and lived in Willowick for the past 54 years. Barbara retired from the Willoughby-Eastlake School System where she worked Continue reading

David Richardson

DAVID M. RICHARDSON, aged 80 years, beloved husband for 52 years to Helen (nee Kanuk), dear father of Nathaniel R., Michael M. (wife Lori) and Susan A. Cocita, loving grandfather of Maria, Melissa and Anthony Cocita, devoted son of the late Robert R. and Virginia (nee Wilkin), brother of the late Sara “Sally” Richardson. Contributions in memory of David suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve or the American Cancer Society. David was born on November 4, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, and Continue reading