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Archives for February 2019

Frederick James Kreiner

FREDERICK JAMES KREINER age 81, beloved husband of Blanca Luz (Montoya) and the late Sally Marie (nee Steiner); loving father of Fred (wife Julie), Michael (wife Linda), Beth Kobe (husband Paul) and Jennifer (wife Yolanda Feliciano); devoted grandfather of Jessica Kobe Miller (husband Lance), F. Jason (wife Christina Niro), Monica Kobe (husband Steve Boensch), Kaitlin Miele (husband Aaron), Paul Kobe, Matthew and Kyle Kreiner and great-grandfather of Madeleine; cherished son of the late Continue reading

Theodore O. Taubert

THEODORE O. TAUBERT age 97, beloved husband of the late Rae Alice (nee Erbor) and Nadine (nee Bechemer); loving father of Fred Huegel (wife Ann), Carrie Bacso (husband David), Bill Huegel (wife Sherry), Nancy Wright (husband Dennis, deceased), Tim Taubert (wife Pam) and the late Helen Humpal (husband Steve); devoted grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 15; cherished son of the late Orton and Flora (nee Krider); dearest brother of the late Janet Tavrell; World War II U.S. Army-Air Corp Continue reading

Popie Papouras

POPIE PAPOURAS, 84, passed away on February 26, 2019. Predeceased by her husband of 51 years, John, her spirit lives on through her loving children, Nitsa Seidman (Joe), Christopher, adored grandson, John Seidman, beloved sister Vasiliki Nolidis (William, deceased),  brother Nikos Samarinis (Zoe), nieces and nephews, Souzi Nolidis, Tammy Nolidis-Mizas (Costa), Xenia Samarini (Evripides Vikopoulis), Paschalis Samarinis, great nieces and nephews, Nikos and Leah Mizas and Andonis and Zoe Continue reading

Edward J. Kuczma

EDWARD J. KUCZMA age 70, beloved husband for 49 years of JoAnne (nee Gervace); loving father of Jason Edward and Brandon Matthew; devoted grandfather of Edward J. II, Gina Marie and Frank Nicholas Kuczma; cherished son of the late Edward and Eleanor Kuczma (nee Georgian); brother of James; dear uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend of many. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Edward to Cleveland Animal Protective League, 1729 Willey Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113. All Continue reading

Richard Daugherty

RICHARD E. “DICK” DAUGHERTY age 76, beloved husband for 50 years of Donna (nee Stock); cherished son of Donald and Gertrude (nee Eggers); dearest brother of the late Cathleen Dill (husband Donald, deceased); dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Dick was born March 20, 1942 in Cleveland, Oh and passed away February 26, 2019. He lived in Chesterland, OH since 1977 and formerly Euclid. Dick graduated from Euclid High School in 1960 and graduated college from Cleveland State. He was a mechanical Continue reading

Vida Rupnik

VIDA RUPNIK (nee Smuk) age 93, beloved wife of  the late Franc; cherished daughter of the late John and Maria (nee Kralj) Smuk; dearest sister of Maria Kralj  (husband Anton, deceased) and the late Milan Smuk (wife Dorothy, deceased), Ivan Smuk, Joe Smuk (wife Anne) and Anton Smuk (wife Theresa); dear aunt of Donald, Simon, Tony and Frank Smuk and great-aunt of many. Vida was born on June 15, 1925 in Mlake, Slovenia and passed away on February 25, 2019. She came to the US in 1950. Vida lived Continue reading

Thomas Greenaway

Thomas A. Greenaway, 71, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 at Lake West Hospital. He had been a resident of Willoughby for 35 years. He was born on December 4, 1947 in Painesville, Ohio. Tom graduated from Eastlake North High School. Tom enjoyed watching sports of all kinds and on all levels. He enjoyed his garden, especially growing a variety of hot peppers. He also belonged to the VFW 1500 and the F.O.E. 2300. He was a retired heavy equipment operator II for the City of Willoughby for 31 Continue reading

Verna L. Maxwell

VERNA L. MAXWELL (nee Chapman) age 84, beloved wife of the late Roger; loving mother of Garry Stephen (wife Bobbie), Kevin Stephen (wife Mary), Vicki Congelio (husband Donald), Kim Powell, and Coshell Boustani (husband John); devoted grandmother of Marc Stephen (wife Heather), Anthony Congelio, Christopher Board (wife Misty), Bradley Congelio (wife Meredith), Brittney Sobota (husband Corey), Justin Board (wife Beth), Lindsey Contraguerro (husband Josh), Ashlynn Stephen, Patrick and Kameron Continue reading

Mildred (Clough) Digman

MILDRED (CLOUGH) DIGMAN (nee Prock) age 92, beloved wife of the late Bernie; loving mother of James Clough (wife Linda “Sue”) and Ruth Clough; dear stepmother of Carol Dissauer (husband Rob) and Gary Digman (wife Susan); devoted grandmother of Brian (wife Allison), Gregory (wife Jalaja), and Scott Clough (wife Sangeeta), Evan Dissauer (wife Sarah), and Matthew Digman, and great-grandmother of Gracie, Carter, Ellie, Nathan, Priya, Andrew, Jonathan, Benjamin, Joseph, and Christopher; dearest Continue reading