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Sr. Mary Anne Blasko, SND

Our dear Sister Mary Anne (formerly Sister Mary Emeric) went home to God, very peacefully and quietly, Thursday, December 14, at 1:05 p.m. Sister ministered lovingly and competently as a registered nurse to her sisters in community for sixty years. Almost all of us have been touched at some time by her compassionate care. We hold her sister, Sr. M. Veronica, in prayerful support. The wake will be on Thursday, December 21, from 2–4 and 7–9 at Notre Dame Education Center, 13000 Auburn Road, Continue reading

Hilda M. Karczewski

HILDA M. KARCZEWSKI (nee Gowing) age 93, beloved wife of the late Raymond; loving mother of Sandy Samac (nee Means); devoted grandmother of Tracy (husband Mike) Dougherty and Erik Samac (wife Jennifer) and great-grandmother of Nikolena, Niko and Max Samac; cherished daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (nee Harris) Gowing; dearest sister of the late Ellen and Joe (wife Asta); dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Hilda was born July 30, 1924 in Cleveland Ohio and passed away December 16, Continue reading

Marko J. Cerne

MARKO J. CERNE age 88, beloved son of the late Jernej and Franja (nee Ocvirk); dearest brother of the late Marija Ana Krajc, Marjeta Franciska Cerne, and Jernej (John) Cerne; special friend of August Pust. Marko was born on April 23, 1929 in Ljubljana, Slovenia and passed away on December 9, 2017. He graduated from Department of Electrotechnics, University of Ljubljana and became Dipl. Ing. of Electrotechnics. Marko became a permanent resident in the United States of America, March 4, 1963 in Continue reading

Betty DiNardo

BETTY DINARDO (nee Sedmak) age 89, beloved wife for 72 years of Eugene Jr.; loving mother of Eugene III (wife Catherine), Sandra Horton (husband John), Victoria Montifiore (husband Stephen), and the late Carla; devoted grandmother of John (wife Debra) and Nathan Horton, Gina Kriz (husband Ray) and great-grandmother of Alivia, Lindsay, Brian, Jack, and Jacqueline; cherished daughter of the late Anton and Frances (nee Kusnik) Sedmak; dearest sister of Ray Sedmak, Barbara Bullis, Shirley Meyers, Continue reading

Bernita Quinn Wiegand

Bernita Quinn Wiegand (nee Gund) age 90, beloved wife of Clifford Wiegand and the late Michael Gerard Quinn; loving mother of Bernita Kavulich (husband James), Elizabeth Opalich (husband William), Maureen Rawley (husband Michael), Eileen Sraj (husband Michael, deceased) and Barbara Buzonas (husband Benjamin, deceased); devoted grandmother of 15, great-grandmother of 10, step-grandmother of 15 and step-great-grandmother of 6; dearest sister of Beatrice Gund and the late Rita Gund. Bernita was Continue reading

Wesley Schieferstein

WESLEY E. SCHIEFERSTEIN age 74, beloved husband for 48 years of Betty (nee Safreed); loving father of Matthew (wife Franziska), Lisa Mariola (husband Joe) and Lindsay Grisafo (husband Kevin); devoted grandfather of Nicole Spidalieri and A.J. Mariola; treasured brother of Richard (wife Holly); dearest father-in-law of Ralph Spidalieri; dear uncle and great-uncle. Wes was born on July 3, 1943 in Cleveland and passed away on December 11, 2017. He was a resident of Russell Township for 46 years, Continue reading

Rose Mary Kubik

ROSE MARY KUBIK, aged 92 years, beloved daughter of the late Adam and Mary (nee Galayda), dear sister of Bernard (Helen), Adam, Robert (May) and Thomas Kubik, Helen Robertson (William) and Florence Almasy (Andrew) (all deceased), survived by Donna Kubik (wife of Thomas), loving aunt of Glenn (Janet), Mark (Annie) and Brian Kubik, Linda Gorley (Mike), Diane Barner, Roger (Barb) and Donald (deceased) (Alice) Robertson, and Stephanie Barnett, cherished great-aunt. Rose was a philanthropist, who Continue reading

Mark Colgan

MARK E. COLGAN age 54, beloved husband of Rebecca Wu; cherished son of C. Patrick and Zita (nee Burrell); dearest brother of Sharon. Mark was born in Cleveland on November 2, 1963 and passed away December 8, 2017. He graduated from Hawken School. He continued his education and received degrees from Cornell University and UCLA. Mark served his residency at  the University of Florida – Gainesville. He worked as a medical physicist, and was a member of the professional organizations ASTRO, AAPM, Continue reading

Masae Thompson

MASAE “MIKI” THOMPSON (nee Sugizaki) died December 10, 2017 from natural causes. She was 89. Sixty years ago, Miki married a man she had known for only a short time and left her family, her native land, and its culture, language, and food to travel nearly halfway around the world and start a new life. In the years that followed, she bore five daughters, lost three, and raised two; she sharpened her language and culinary skills, made friends, and adapted to a number of different communities as Continue reading