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Archives for March 2018

Marianne LaRiche

MARIANNE B. LaRICHE (nee Basile) age 98, beloved wife of the late Arthur; loving mother of Marilyn LaRiche-Goldstein (husband Arthur), Arthur, John (wife Connie), Michael (partner Timothy Neuman) and Robert; devoted grandmother of Michele Sulak, Candace Gundersen, Aaron, Chris (wife Julie), Natalie Mandel (husband Rob), Leah and Sophia; great-grandmother of 9 and great-great-grandmother of 1; cherished daughter of the late John and Theresa (nee Rubino) Basile; dearest sister of Phyllis Franks Continue reading

Rose Caticchio

ROSE C. CATICCHIO (nee DeFrancesco) age 100, beloved wife of the late Michelangelo; loving mother of John (wife Maria) of FL; devoted grandmother of Lisa Umerley Schwartz (husband Tom), Anthony and Nicholas; cherished daughter of the late Crispino and Rosa (nee Taddeo) DeFrancesco; dearest sister of the late Peter LaFrance, Frank LaFrance, Philomena Molinari, Sophia Cowell and Crispino Francis; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rose’s memory to Continue reading

Tecla L. Ashdown

TECLA L. ASHDOWN (nee Longo) age 92, beloved wife of the late Robert J., Sr.; loving mother of Robert Jr., James (wife Carol), Pamela Peters (husband Paul), Thomas (wife Diana), Kevin (wife Carol), Barbara, Elizabeth Gundling (husband Michael) and the late Mary Tadaj (husband Ronald); devoted grandmother of 34 and great-grandmother of 19; dearest sister of Rose James (husband Thomas, deceased) and the late Andre Longo (wife Patricia); dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Tecla was born on June Continue reading

Cecelia M. Shepard

CECELIA M. SHEPARD (nee Matis) age 96, passed into the arms of Jesus on March 24th 2018 with her loving family at her side. She was the devoted and beloved wife of the late Stephen who she was together with for 70 years. The loving, caring and precious mother of Clifford (wife Colleen), Allan (wife Patricia) and Cynthia Busch (husband Lawrence). Adoring, loving and proud grandmother of Sara Whetzel (husband James Garvin, Jr.), Dr. Ryan Busch (wife Sherrie), Dr. James Busch (wife Dr. Lauren), Continue reading

Nancy S. LeMay

NANCY S. LeMAY (nee Squadrito) age 101, beloved wife for 30 years of the late Joseph; loving mother of Frank (wife Diane), Joanne Schumacher (Carl, deceased), Virginia Davis, Bernice Stephen (husband Bill) and Bernard (wife Linda); devoted grandmother of 16 and great-grandmother of 20; cherished daughter of the late Frank and Rose (nee Gallo) Squadrito; dearest sister of the late John J. Squadrito M.D.; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Nancy was born November 13, 1916 in Troy, New York and Continue reading

Lyle C. Peterson

LYLE C. PETERSON, aged 94 years, beloved husband for 62 years to the late Lillian A. (nee Markgraf), dear father of Joan Schaefer (Jim), Susan Knauer (Bill) and Carl (Dianna), loving grandfather of Katy Hoyt, Julie Bumgardner, Karen and Kelly Schaefer, and Taylor and Christopher Peterson, great-grandfather of 7, cherished brother of the late Opal Rose, Vivian Spaleny and Goldie Pool. Funeral services Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the funeral home at 10:30 AM. Burial following in Knollwood Continue reading

Peter David MacEwan

PETER DAVID MacEWAN “SCOTTY”, aged 96 years, beloved husband for 68 years to the late Lois M. (nee Bramley), dear father of Peter D. (wife Kathie) and Jean, loving grandfather of David (wife Becca), Matthew (wife Sarah) and Sarah, great-grandfather of Maloree, Khloe, Ava, Felicity, Gaven, Kyle, Skye and Grayson, fond brother of the late Peggy Kus, James and Myra Gest. Mr. MacEwan was a United States Navy Veteran and member of Collinwood Lodge # 582 F.&A.M. The family suggests contributions Continue reading

Sr. John Vianney Marria, OSU

Sister John Vianney had a knack for bringing order to clutter and beautifying it in the process! It was a talent she readily shared throughout her religious life. The creative and faith-filled Ursuline sister died March 21 at Regina Health Center in Richfield, surrounded by Ursuline sisters and friends singing and praying her home. Sister John Vianney, a two-year Regina resident, was to have celebrated her 70th jubilee in April. She was 88. Mary Jane Marria was born July 1, 1929, in Continue reading

Dick J. Blum

Dick James Blum, 72, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, passed away, Sunday, March 18, 2018 at The Cleveland Clinic. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, March 23 at 12:00 Noon at Holy Angels Church, 18205 Chillicothe Rd., Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023, with Fr. Bob Stec Principal Celebrant.  Burial will follow at Evergreen Hill Cemetery, 506 South Franklin Street, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022.  Family will receive friends Friday 11:00 a.m. until Mass at 12:00 Noon.  The Celebration of Dick’s life will continue Continue reading