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Marie Hissem

MARIE A. HISSEM (nee Richards) age 87, beloved wife of the late George; cherished daughter of the late Jack and Daisy (nee Taylor) Richards; dearest sister of Goldie Nelson; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. ALL SERVICES PRIVATE.  Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro). Continue reading

Laura L. Blackson

LAURA L. BLACKSON age 43, cherished daughter of Clifford and Janet (nee Stucky); dearest sister of Kimberly LeFevre (husband John) and Kathleen Kester (husband Roger); dear aunt of Jayce and Marin. Laura was born on March 26, 1975 in Warren and passed away on August 10, 2018. She is previously a resident of Chardon and a parishioner of Kirtland Christian Fellowship Church. Laura graduated from Edgewood High School and furthered her education by earning an associates degree. She proudly worked Continue reading

Kathleen Weaver

KATHLEEN JOYCE WEAVER (nee Weber) age 67, beloved wife for 42 years of Thomas; dear aunt of William Weaver (wife Andrea) and Matthew Weaver (wife Danielle); and great-aunt of Benjamin, Ethan, Seth, and Skylee Weaver. Kathy was born on September 4, 1950 in Cleveland, OH and passed away on August 1, 2018. She spent her childhood and youth in Hartsgrove, and has since resided in Montville with her husband, whom she married on May 22, 1976. Kathy enjoyed arts and crafts, feeding the birds outside Continue reading

Elizabeth Prots

ELIZABETH “BETTY” R. PROTS (nee Bailey) age 100, beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Audrey Burke (husband David), Susan Bradley (husband David), and the late Michael Prots ( Barbara, deceased); devoted grandmother of Joan Prots, Jaclyn Stimac (husband Tom), and Jamie Bower (husband Aaron) and great-grandmother of Madison Bower, Michaela Stimac, Luka Stimac, and Mackenzie Bower; cherished daughter of the late John and Antoinette (nee Basl) Bailey; dearest sister of four siblings who Continue reading

Hubert Rogelj

HUBERT ROGELJ age 78, beloved husband of the late Frances (nee Kastelic); loving father of Frances Christopher and Mary Ann Janek (husband Joseph); devoted grandfather of Damien and Karl Vild. Prayers of Christian Burial Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11 AM at THE FUNERAL HOME. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Hubert at THE DeJOHN Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro) 126 South St.  (Rt. 44, south of Continue reading

Sidney Sweet, Jr.

SIDNEY C. SWEET, JR. age 78, beloved husband for 50 years of Cora (Hershberger); loving father of Stephen (significant other Emma Migneault); cherished son of the late Sidney C. and Pauline M. (nee Le Roy); dearest brother of Kenneth (wife Marlene), Beverly Durkee (husband Larry), Susan Sweet (husband Stephen Kalman), and Douglas (wife Darlene); treasured brother in law of 4 brothers and 3 sisters; dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Sidney was born August 14, 1939 and passed away on June 27, Continue reading

Sandra “Sandy” Rockafellow

Mass of Christian burial for Sandra Sue (Moulton) Rockafellow, 72, will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at The Church of St. Mary, 401 North Street Chardon. Mrs. Rockafellow died June 17, 2018 after a defiant and unwavering fight with cancer. She was a life-time resident of Chardon, Ohio. Sandy was born in Cleveland, Ohio on September 17, 1945 to Pauline and John Moulton.  She graduated from Chardon High School in 1963, and married Donald “Jim” Rockafellow on September 3, Continue reading

Paul Martin Kawalec

PAUL MARTIN KAWALEC age 70, beloved husband for 46 years of Catherine (nee Mullins); loving father of Kandace Frye (husband Darin), Cheryl Opatrny, Sandra Severa (husband Jason), and Kelly Brewer (husband Rich); devoted grandfather of Hope, Holly, Hayden, and Hadley Severa, Dustin Belnap, Alex and Allison Opatrny, Elisia and Damon Frye, and Skye and Alyia Brewer; great-grandfather of Ronan and Leopold Brown, and Niccolo Monteleone; cherished son of the late John and Nelda (nee Blankenship) Continue reading

Richard Christensen

RICHARD “RICH” CHRISTENSEN age 65, beloved son of Margaret (nee Kelly) Christensen; and dear family member and friend of many. Rich was born on August 21, 1952 and passed away on May 24, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Lake County, most recently Mentor. Rich graduated from St. Joseph High School and proudly worked as a machine operator at Star Precision Technologies, where he retired from in 2016. Rich was a sports fanatic and an avid Cleveland sports fan. He greatly enjoyed playing Continue reading