BERNADETTE INA, age 85, beloved wife of the late Kaissar; loving mother of Michael (wife Rowena), Abdalla “Al” (wife Sonia), Theresa Hamway (husband George), Pierre (wife Janet), Claire Naoum (husband Elias, deceased) and Wadi (wife Sue); devoted grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 12; dearest daughter of the late Massoud and Mariam (nee Abouhassan) Ina; cherished sister of Karim Ina and the late Louisa, Nahil, Melia, Evelyn and Halim Ina; dear aunt and great aunt of many.
Bernadette Ina was born on April 15, 1930 in Aitaneet, Lebanon and passed away on November 27, 2015. She was a resident of Solon for 4 years formerly of University Heights. Bernadette was a faithful parishioner of St. Maron Catholic Church. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Sodality. Bernadette attended school in Lebanon. She enjoyed raising her family and being a homemaker. Bernadette loved knitting and playing cards. She was a great cook and baker, especially using traditional Lebanese recipes. Bernadette received the most enjoyment in giving her granddaughters classes on cooking and baking the traditional recipes. She will be remembered by her family as full of love, very nurturing and hospitable. Bernadette lived and dies as an angel. She devoted her life to her family.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday, November 30, 2015 at St. Maron Catholic Church 1245 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115 at 10:30 AM. Burial following at Knollwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Bernadette at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD. (just east of Green Rd.) SUNDAY 4-8 PM. Prayers of Incense Sunday at 7 PM.Print This Obituary & Condolences