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Archives for February 2018

Vid Slemc

VID SLEMC age 83, beloved husband for 54 years of Emily (nee Anzic); loving father of Alex (wife Tricia, nee Hanna); devoted ‘ata’ of A.J., Ella and Owen; dear son of the late Franc and Angela (nee Jenko); dearest brother of the late Francelj, Angela Hribar (husband Louis deceased), Millie Odar (husband Miro deceased) and Felix (wife Hilda); cherished brother-in-law of Ann Zakelj (husband John) and the late Godfrey Anzic; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Army Veteran. Vid was born on Continue reading

Zvonimir “Tony” Jakovljevic

ZVONIMIR “TONY” JAKOVLJEVIC age 68, beloved husband of Anne (nee Znidarsic); loving father of Diana Accettola (husband Matthew), Anthony (wife Traci), and Nicholas (wife Linsey); devoted grandfather of Lillian and Jasmine Accettola, Nicolena, Corey and Taylor Ackley and great-grandfather of Kylie Mason; cherished son of Angelina (nee Martincic) and the late Rudolf; dearest brother of Tomi (wife Isabel) and Maria Magdalena Corleto (husband Marcelo); dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Family Continue reading

Anthony Burke

Anthony J. (Tony) Burke, 90, of Kirtland passed away peacefully at Chardon Healthcare Center on February 14, 2018. Born January 15, 1928 of the late Anthony and Viola (nee Koehnle) Burke, Tony was the devoted husband of Rita (nee Hynes) for over 67 years, loving father to Linda (Richard) Dugovic, Thomas (Marita) Burke and Richard Burke, beloved grandfather of eight and great-grandfather of two. Tony is also survived by his brother, John (Irene) Burke and sister, Marie (Dennis). Carey and many Continue reading

Toni L. Swierkosz

TONI L. SWIERKOSZ (nee Cordes) age 65, cherished daughter of the late Edward V. Cordes Jr. and Carol L. (nee Wolbert); dearest sister of Dr. Edward V. Cordes (wife Gail); treasured niece of George and Virginia Wolbert; former wife of John Swierkosz. Beloved pet parent of canine companion Pixie Dust. Toni was born in Queens, New York on July 9, 1952 and passed away on February 10, 2018. A 30-year-resident of Mayfield Heights, Toni previously lived in Chagrin Falls, where she graduated from Continue reading

Mary Klaric

MARY KLARIC, age 91. Dearest sister of the deceased Betty and Mildred; dear daughter of the deceased Rade and Mary (nee Yurkovic). Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Mary at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS, 28890 CHARDON RD. (BETWEEN BISHOP RD. AND RT. 91), WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14, 5-7 PM. Funeral Service at the funeral home on Thursday at 10am. Interment following at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon. Arrangements by: Golub Funeral Home, Continue reading

Carol A. Coghill

CAROL A. COGHILL (nee Burt) age 68, beloved wife for 50 years of Paul; loving mother of Manda Chumita (husband Dennis) and Paul (wife Kristin); devoted grandmother of Marissa, Denny, and Morgan; cherished daughter of the late Dallas and Eleanor (nee Williams) Burt; dearest sister of Janet Baker (husband Roger, M.D.), Martha Manett (husband Bruce) and sister-in-law to William and Diana Coghill; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Carol was born on April 30, 1949 in Cleveland and passed away on Continue reading

Richard C. Ruhland

RICHARD C. RUHLAND age 76, beloved husband for 45 years of Alma (nee Netzel); loving father of Anne Sutton (husband Benjamin) and Paul; devoted grandfather of Emma and Charlotte Sutton; cherished son of the late George and Mabel (nee Burns); dearest brother of Donald (wife Mary Jean); dear uncle and great-uncle of many. He died February 7, 2018 in his Gates Mills home with family at his side following a long period of declining health. He was born in Wheeling, WV and moved to the Cleveland Continue reading

Sr. Mary Patricia Vovk, SND

Our dear Sister Mary Patricia (formerly Sister Mary Milan) (72) completed her earthly journey and went home to God on Monday, February 5, at 4:40 a.m. at the Cleveland Clinic, Avon. Sister had faced a number of health challenges in recent years. One of these was Multiple Myeloma, cancer of the blood, which became extremely aggressive in the short time prior to her hospitalization. Sister was the consummate educator, ministering as classroom teacher, administrator or tutor for almost fifty years. Continue reading

John Yatwai Chan

JOHN YATWAI CHAN age 66, beloved husband for 38 years of Tai-Chi; loving father of Stephen (wife Janey) and David; cherished son of Hwan Fat and Cissy Lee Chan; dearest brother of Michael (wife Brenda Cheung), Jenny (husband Danny Yu), Lawrence (wife Tina), and Ivy; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. John’s story is one of determination and passion. Born in Guangzhou, China on November 29th, 1951, John was the oldest of five siblings. He and his family grew up in very humble beginnings after Continue reading