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Archives for June 2018

Anthony Bechemer

ANTHONY “TONY” BECHEMER age 85, beloved husband for 50 years of Janet (nee Kaleyta); dearest brother of Herb (Carole) and the late Nadine Taubert (Ted), Adele Hauck, and Ronald; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Army Veteran. A lifelong Cleveland area resident, Tony passed away on June 26, 2018.  Through the years, he worked in quality control for a number of Cleveland companies (GE, Gould, Westinghouse and Northrup Gruman) before taking early retirement. As a 6’ 6” freshman Tony Continue reading

Mary Grasso

MARY T. GRASSO (nee Marino) age 97, beloved wife of the late Anthony; loving mother of Frank (Cora), Toni Cirino (Anthony) and Janet Stratz (Robert); devoted grandmother of Lisa, Angelo and Michael Cirino and Dana and Erica Stratz; cherished daughter of the late Gaetano and Vincenza (nee Maenza) Marino; dearest sister of the late Lena Lombardo (Ignazio, deceased), Samuel (Ruth, deceased), Thomas (Gertrude, deceased), James (Marianna “Babe”, deceased), John (Gloria, deceased) and Nick Marino Continue reading

Edward Rupena

EDWARD J. “RIP” RUPENA age 89, beloved husband for 64 years of Violet (nee Vogrin); loving father of Marla and Sharon Currier; cherished son of the late Joseph and Adela (nee Almasy); dearest brother of John (wife Patricia) and the late Joseph, Catherine Stuper (husband Junie) and George (wife Winifred); dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Retired Lt. Euclid Fire Dept. U.S. Army Korean Conflict Veteran. Edward was born December 22, 1928 and passed away on June 27, 2018. He was a resident of Continue reading

Ruth Jones

RUTH C. JONES (nee Bliss) age 93, beloved wife of the late Alwyn; loving mother of Gary and Lynne Long (husband Clayton); devoted grandmother of Christopher (wife Erin), Katherine and Kevin Ensign; cherished daughter of the late Rev. Elmer and Eugenia (nee Stumpf) Bliss; dearest sister of the late Kermit Bliss and Irmgarde Selby; dear aunt of Elaine, Diane, Dale, and Sharon. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the aides from Griswold Home Care, and friends Dorothy Schalk and Continue reading

Helen Gervinski

HELEN M. GERVINSKI (nee Spodnik) age 93, beloved wife of the late Frank, loving mother of Nancy Gervinski, Donna Casey, and Mary Noonen (husband Daniel); devoted grandmother of Lauren McCarthy (husband Brandon), Kali O’Dell (husband Jeff), Sarah Noonen, and great-grandmother of Ava O’Dell; cherished daughter of the late Michael and Anna (nee Jefko) Spodnik; dearest sister of James (wife Jean), John (wife Mary), and Leo Spodnik (wife Marge), and the late Marge Jereb (husband Leo, deceased), and Continue reading

Sidney Sweet, Jr.

SIDNEY C. SWEET, JR. age 78, beloved husband for 50 years of Cora (Hershberger); loving father of Stephen (significant other Emma Migneault); cherished son of the late Sidney C. and Pauline M. (nee Le Roy); dearest brother of Kenneth (wife Marlene), Beverly Durkee (husband Larry), Susan Sweet (husband Stephen Kalman), and Douglas (wife Darlene); treasured brother in law of 4 brothers and 3 sisters; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Sidney was born August 14, 1939 and passed away on June 27, Continue reading

George Paluf

GEORGE A. PALUF age 91, beloved husband for 70 years of Rose Marie (nee Papp); loving father of Sr. Donna, SND, Timothy (wife Darlene (nee Bozza)) and Karen Kruse (husband Kenneth); devoted grandfather of Timothy (wife Stacey), Christy Menzies (husband Nicholas), Ryan Paluf, Kevin Kruse (fiancé Amber Guizzotti), Kyle Kruse and great-grandfather of Adelaide, Bennett, Hannah, Timothy, and Conor; dearest brother of the late Ann Planicka (husband Tony, deceased), Andrew (wife Dorothy), Joseph (wife Continue reading

Mary Ann Rabek

MARY ANN RABEK (nee Visconti) age 92, beloved wife of the late Erwin J.; loving mother of Frank (wife Jeanne) and Roseann Hicks (husband Brad); devoted grandmother of Frank Rabek, Heather Oster (husband Nate), Tim Rabek, Jennifer Hughes (husband Caleb) and great-grandmother of Blake and Ryan Rabek, Maya and Emma Hughes, Lucy and Zoe Oster; cherished daughter of the late Frank and Rose (nee Bertolino) Visconti; dearest sister of the late Russell Visconti (wife Ann, deceased), Ida Lagatta (husband Continue reading

Ronald J. Mandato

RONALD J. MANDATO, age 74, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 25, 2018. Beloved husband of Janet (nee Powell). Devoted father of Frank (Susie), Pam Tanner (Paul), Ronnie, Joey (Carla), and Jennifer Stanziano (Joe). Loving grand- father of Megan, C.J., Marissa, Taylor, Joey, Natalie, Mariana, Isabella, Samie, Gigi, Lillie, McKella, Alex, and Ryne (deceased). Great-grandfather of Damiano, Jaxyn, and Kennedy. Dear brother of Michael (dec.) (Sue), Bobby (Kathy), and Norma Micale Continue reading