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Vickie Morris

VICKIE L. MORRIS (nee Redmond) age 67, beloved wife of William; loving mother of Billy (Matilda) and Linda; devoted grandmother of Ariel Kenney, Gregory Amentini, and Ryan Patrick and Cindy Victoria Morris cherished daughter of the late Paul and Doris (nee Coddle) Redmond; dearest sister of Sharon and Judieanne; dear aunt of Tiffany and many others. Vickie was born on August 3, 1951 in Brownsville, PA and passed away on March 7, 2019 in Middlefield, OH. She attended Brownsville High School Continue reading

William “Bill” Nyman

WILLIAM “BILL” NYMAN age 90, beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Steven); loving father of Virginia Katona (husband Raymond), William (wife Lori), and Robert (wife Doreen); devoted grandfather of Althea and Cory Katona, and Gregory, Michael, Steven, and Matthew Nyman; cherished son of the late William and Cecilia (nee Puszcykowski). U.S. Army Veteran. Bill was born on April 15, 1928 in Long Island City, NY and passed away on February 21, 2019. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Continue reading

Charles J. Penko, Sr.

Charles Joseph (Chuck) Penko, was born on February 14, 1931 in Weirton, West Virginia. He was the youngest son of Joseph and Mary Penko, and was the beloved brother of Joe, Emil, and Stanley. Joseph and Mary emigrated from Slovenia in the early 1900's to the United States in search of political freedom. They lived briefly in Pennsylvania and eventually settled for good in Cleveland, Ohio. The boys grew up during the Great Depression, and this greatly affected Chuck’s view of the world. At an Continue reading

Norman E. Spies

NORMAN E. SPIES age 83 beloved husband for 61 years of  Mary Ann  (nee Fifolt); loving father of Michael (wife Donna), Deborah Znidarsic (husband Marko), Patricia Muhvic (husband George), Christine Wells (husband Jeff), and Jennifer Spies; devoted grandfather of Michael Spies, Samantha Goetz (husband Thomas), Victoria Znidarsic, Nicolas and Mario Spies, Markus Znidarsic, Alexandrea Spies, Peyton and Emerson Wells, twins Andrew and Evan Muhvic, and Wilson Wells; cherished son of the late Robert Continue reading

Nancy Holland

(nee Kyre) age 91, beloved wife for 40 years of the late Dr. William E. Jr. ; loving mother of Hayden (wife Kim), J.R. (wife Kathy), and the late Amy Holland; devoted grandmother of Ryan (wife Kayla) and Kristen Mills (husband Mike) and great-grandmother of Wyatt Holland; cherished daughter of the late Lester and Ruth (nee Vincent) Kyre; dearest sister of Gypsy, Betty, and the late Buddy and Sarah; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Nancy graduated from the University of Virginia in 1949 with Continue reading

Rita Lavrich

(nee Fink) age 92, beloved wife of the late Judge Frank G.; loving mother of Joanne, Lawrence (wife Christin), Mary Beth Thoren (husband Roger), and Michael (wife JoAnn); devoted grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of fifteen; cherished daughter of the late Frank and Cecelia (nee Schraufl) ; dearest sister of Joann Brassill, Marianne Walsh, Lois Belock and the late George, Howard, and Dolores Fink; treasured sister-in-law of Jeanne Maloney; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Rita was Continue reading

John A. Garlak

JOHN A. GARLAK age 87, beloved husband for 60 years of Patricia (nee Rosolowski); loving father of Tim (wife Debra) and Jeff; devoted grandfather of Amanda, Michael, Bradley and David Garlak; cherished son of the late Vincent and Eva (nee Solecki); dearest brother of Walter, Fran Walter and Frank; proceeded in death by 2 brothers and 4 sisters; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Navy Veteran. John was born on December 8, 1931 and passed away peacefully on January 3, 2019. He lived in Continue reading

Elizabeth “Betty” Jonke

ELIZABETH “BETTY” JONKE (nee Redmond) age 89, beloved wife of the late Richard C.; loving mother of Kathleen Skopec (husband Robert), Richard, Theresa Jonke-Brown (husband Lawrence), and Rebecca Paleo (husband Robert) and the late Michael; devoted grandmother of Allison Skopec, Quentin Paleo, Stuart Skopec, Roxanne, Eva and Alexa Paleo; cherished daughter of the late Herbert J. and Edna Fay (nee McLemore) Redmond; dearest sister of Peggy Carlo (husband Richard) and Sandy Mitchell (husband Bill) Continue reading

Barbara L. White

BARBARA L. WHITE (nee Baughman) age 73, beloved wife of Earl for 54 years; cherished daughter of the late Charles “Hank” and Louwanna “Lou” (nee Lowe) Baughman; dearest sister of Crystal Baughman and treasured sister-in-law of Doris Fait (husband John, deceased). Barbara was born on May 3, 1945 in Cleveland and passed away on December 6, 2018. She was a lifelong resident of Chardon and was a member of the Honda Gold Wing Club. Barbara graduated from Riverside High School in 1964 and proudly Continue reading