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Margaret “Peggy” Kinnaird

MARGARET “PEGGY” KINNAIRD (nee Glause) age 62, beloved wife for 36 years of William; loving mother of Ian; cherished daughter of Elmer William and the late Ruth Glause (nee Urban); dear sister of William Glause (wife Patrice); dearest sister in law of James Kinnaird, dear friend of many. Survived by her beloved cats. Peggy was born on March 14, 1956 and passed away on December 2, 2018. She grew up in Chesterland and graduated from Andrews Academy. Peggy attended Lakeland College and studied Continue reading

Marie Knafel

MARIE E. KNAFEL (nee Timko), beloved wife of the late William J.; loving mother of Susan E. Rector (husband Darrell) and Janet M. Aughinbaugh; devoted grandmother of Kristen M. Dobson (husband Matthew), Matthew C. Rector (Kelsie Robertson) and Andrew Aughinbaugh and great-grandmother of Hailey and Cameron Dobson and Addison Rector; and long-time childhood friend of Virginia Supik. Marie was born on August 14, 1920 in Cleveland and passed away on December 2, 2018. She was a resident of Novelty Continue reading

Louis Jacob Amer

LOUIS JACOB AMER, aged 93 years, beloved husband for 40 years to the late Mary Catherine (nee Quinlivan), dear father of Michael (wife Kim), Ellen, Kathleen and Kevin (wife Trace), loving grandfather of Nathaniel and Lily, devoted son of the late Alphonsus J. and Helen (nee Young), cherished brother of the late Helen Seib (husband Karl), Mary Jo Brownfield (husband Robert), Thomas (wife Jean), Barbara Walter (husband James) and Alphonsus (wife Mary Ellen surviving), fond uncle and great-uncle to Continue reading

Loretta “Jean” Coates

LORETTA “JEAN” COATES (nee Brewer) age 81, beloved wife for 51 years of the late Calvin D “Cal”; loving mother of Daniel (wife Melissa), Ronald (wife Rebecca), David (wife Lorene) and Kevin (wife Joelle); devoted grandmother of Lee (wife Alexa), Janelle (fiance Douglas Aller), Ryan, David, Matthew (fiance Rebecca Eversole) , Christopher and Jenna; cherished daughter of the late Clint and Mary Brewer (nee Dinishek).  Jean was born on June 27, 1937 and passed away peacefully on November 11, Continue reading

Barbara Ann Zakrajsek

BARBARA ANN ZAKRAJSEK (nee Kogut) age 65, beloved wife for 46 years of Andy; loving mother of Jason (wife Kim) and Chris Zakrajsek; devoted grandmother of Cameron, Chloe, Andrew and Charlie Zakrajsek; cherished daughter of the late John and Irene (nee Echon) Kogut; dearest sister of John, Robert, Sharon and the late Jean Kogut; fond sister in law of Marion “Marty” Charvat (husband Dean); adored aunt of Jill, Lisa, Malachi, Gabe, Achsah, Lindsey, Josh, Kelly, Kim and Karen; dear great-aunt and Continue reading

Chester Ivan Burnett, Jr.

CHESTER IVAN BURNETT, JR. age 82, loving father of Cathleen “Cat” Pearson, Michael Burnett, Caren Hibbitts (husband Porter), Sharon Simons (husband Karl), and Susan Mickovic; devoted grandfather of Natika, Aurora, Christian, Jared, Sara and the late Kari; cherished son of the late Chester, Sr. and Sarah (nee Dissette); dearest brother of George Burnett; dear great-grandfather, dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Chester proudly served as a Lieutenant in the US Navy. I’m sure everyone starts out Continue reading

Edward Colavecchio, Sr.

EDWARD P. COLAVECCHIO, SR. age 62, beloved husband for 28 years of Sandy (nee Petersheim); loving father of Tanya Marie Holy (husband Joe), Edward, Jr., Dominic, Mario, Gino and the late baby Alicia Marie Colavecchio; devoted grandfather of Chloe, Hailey and Penelope Holy; cherished son of Mary (nee Mondello) and the late Nick; dearest brother of Sandy Sultzer (husband Jimmy), Dee Charlton (husband Scott) and Carol Shively Mizes; fond nephew of Joseph Mondello; treasured son-in-law of Toby and Continue reading

Donna Connolly

DONNA LYNN CONNOLLY, age 47, passed away on October 9, 2018 after a long, courageous battle with breast cancer.  She was born on May 9, 1971 in Pittsburgh, PA. Loving mother of Sage and Alec Neidbalson; dear daughter of David F. and the late Virginia “Ginny” Connolly; cherished sister of Michele Smith (Matt) and Kimberly; aunt of Benjamin, Daniel, and Thomas Smith and Eleanor Roman. Donna’s family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate her life at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME AND Continue reading

Michael Steven Dulay

MICHAEL STEVEN DULAY age 47, cherished son of Jerome and Clarice (nee Kosits); loving and devoted father of Adam and Molly; lifelong buddy to sisters Donna Smrdel (husband Anthony) and Jill Nock (husband Steven); devoted uncle to Matthew and Allison Smrdel, Robert and Clarice Nock; loving nephew of Ron & Carol Kosits, Kimberly & John Stephan, Michael Dulay, Joan Knotek, Jack & Jane Dulay, Tom & Nancy Dulay, Sue Srp, Sandra and the late Larry Dulay; dear cousin of 125+ and many Continue reading