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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

Karl Hohman

Karl Hohman, age 60, of Roaming Shores, passed away November 17, 2018, at UH Geauga Regional Medical Center. Born December 10, 1957 in Chardon to Walter E. and Anna Mae (nee: Kolek) Hohman, he had been a longtime area resident. Karl worked for the Chardon Service Department as Sexton for Chardon Municipal Cemetery and plowing the sidewalks of Chardon. He enjoyed doing electrical work, carpentry, and camping at Bemus Point on Chautauqua Lake. Karl is survived by his wife of over 26 Continue reading

Marie A. Hissem

MARIE A. HISSEM (nee Richards) age 87, beloved wife of the late George; cherished daughter of the late Jack and Daisy (nee Taylor); 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

Marlene K. Franko

MARLENE K. FRANKO (nee Leonard) age 72, passed away October 31, 2018. Visitation TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 from 9-10 AM with a service to follow at 10 AM at THE DeJOHN Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro) 126 South St.  (Rt. 44, south of Rt. 6/Chardon Square). Continue reading

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