JACQUELINE McKINNEY age 61, daughter of the late Carrie McKinney; sister of Charles McKinney, Donna (nee McKinney) Hernton, and Ronald McKinney; aunt of Raziya Hernton, Rhonda McKinney and Ronald McKinney II; friend of many, especially Melinda Gills, Pamela Roberts, and Christine Smith. A Celebration of Jacqueline's Life Service will be held Saturday, May 20, 2023, at 10 AM at Ebenezer Assembly of Christ, 15209 Florida Ave., Cleveland, OH 44128. . Arrangements entrusted to THE DeJOHN Continue reading
NANCY WHITLOW age 72, was born on August 13, 1950, and passed away on April 28, 2023. She was the mother of Brian Whitlow and grandmother to his children. A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023, at 9:30 AM at Chardon Municipal Cemetery, 201 Park Ave, Chardon, OH 44024. Arrangements entrusted to THE DeJOHN Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro) 126 South St. Continue reading
James N. Liberty
JAMES N. LIBERTY age 83, beloved husband for 60 years of Judith (nee Geer); loving father of Mark; cherished son of the late Nick and Helen (nee Fircak); dearest brother of Vincent Dean (wife Beverly) Liberty and brother-in-law of Patricia (husband Frank A. III) Smith and the late Deborah Russo; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Jim lived in Concord Township for 27 years and previously in Painesville for many years. He served as a mechanic in the U.S. Army. He has been a member of St. Mary Continue reading
Nancy C. Dragmen
NANCY C. DRAGMEN age 85, beloved wife of the late Kenneth Sr.; loving mother of the late Kenny Jr., Scot (Michele), and Andy Dragmen; devoted grandmother of Zachary (Tabi) and great-grandmother of Devin, Zoe, and Hart; cherished daughter of the late Kenneth and Lillian (nee Amatucci) Dunk; dearest friend of many. Nancy enjoyed Knitting, traveling, and reading James Patterson novels. Her true joy came from spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed in the days to come. Nancy’s Continue reading
Frank Yehl Jr.
Frank “Pete” Charles Yehl Jr. of Chardon, passed away on January 14th, 2023. Born on January 29th, 1942, in Akron OH, to the late Patrea Frame and Frank Yehl. He graduated Cleveland Heights High School in 1962 and moved to Chardon in 1964. Pete married Carol Bayless and had 3 surviving sons, Frank, Brett, and Lance. He has 7 grandchildren, Harmony (CO), Sarah (OH), Jessica (OH), Brett (CO), Sam (OH), Alex (JP), Dylan (CO), and great grandchild, Adalynn (OH). Pete enjoyed fishing, camping, Continue reading
DARRYL PATRICK GREEN age 48, loving father of Saffira; cherished son of Samuel Amato and the late Denise Green (nee Curran); dearest brother of the late Samuel (wife Amy); dear uncle of Samuel Jr., Ethan, and Hailey; nephew and friend of many. Darryl was born on August 23, 1974, in Cleveland, Ohio. He proudly served as a medic in the United States Army. Hardworking, Darryl was a truckdriver known for his efficient work and amazing skill. On December 25, 2022, Darryl passed away leaving his Continue reading
Dawn J. Gobidas
DAWN J. GOBIDAS (nee Knop) age 67, beloved life-long partner and best-friend of Barry; loving mother of Donald Silvia (wife Mary), Joseph Gobidas (wife Amber), and Jessica Jones (husband Patrick); devoted grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother of 1; she is survived by siblings from the Deluia and Knop families. Dawn was born April 19, 1955 in Ashtabula to Michael and Nancy Deluia. As an infant she was lovingly adopted by Walter and Helen Knop. Dawn attended West Geauga High School and Kent Continue reading
Joe Marion Cluts, Sr.
JOE MARION CLUTS, SR. age 77, beloved husband of the late Mary Kay (nee Kilby); loving father of Daphne (Thomas Thornburg IV) and Joe Jr.; cherished son of the late Virgil and Dorothy May (nee Keoppel); dearest brother of Patricia Winkelmann (husband Fred), the late Roy (wife Bonnie) and the late Vicki Fitts; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Joe was born in East Cleveland on June 1, 1945 and passed away on December 17, 2022. He was a lifetime resident of Geauga County where he served as Continue reading
MICHAEL “MIKE” BLAKEMAN age 65, beloved husband for 40 years of Kris (nee Bauer); loving father of David and Julie (Ed) Diroll; cherished son of Patsy Gardner (nee Cummings) and the late Michael Blakeman; dearest brother of Christopher, Tara (Earl) Rahm, Renee (Chris) Ayers, and the late Douglas; dear uncle of many. Mike retired as an Ohio State Park manager after 28 years. He was an avid hunter, gardener, and outdoorsman. His passion for plants and service led him to start his own arborist Continue reading
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