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Therese Anne Hanson

THERESE ANNE HANSON, aged 58 years, beloved partner to Lewis Taylor, loving mother of Lewis Taylor “LJ”, dearest daughter of Rev. Robert and Susie (nee Montgomery) Hanson, cherished sister of Britt Townsend (husband Daniel), Thea Mozingo (husband Charles) and the late Karl Rolf Hanson, beloved aunt of Catherine and Charles Mozingo. Therese worked at the Spaghetti Co. and then at Progressive Insurance. She had a beautiful voice and loved to sing. As a soprano, she sang in school and church Continue reading

Stanley Vrabec

STANLEY E. VRABEC age 92, beloved husband of the late LaVerne (nee Kocin); loving father of Tina Vrabec (husband Jesse Wainright); devoted grandfather of Kayla Vrabec; cherished son of the late Joseph and Angela (nee Zlobec); dearest brother of the late Joseph (wife Diana); dear uncle and great-uncle of many.     WWII and Korean Conflict U.S. Navy Veteran. Contributions may be made in memory of Stanley to the Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, OH  44194. Stanley was born on Continue reading

Andrew D. Heggison

ANDREW D. HEGGISON age 93, died peacefully at home June 25 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband for 40 years of Eileen; loving father of Thomas “Tim”, Linda Smith (Richard Scott), Susan Toncar and Carol Heggison (Michael Hoskins); devoted grandfather of 6 and great-grandfather of 8. Treasured son of the late Thomas and Mabel (nee Russell); dearest brother of the late Grace Rued and Betty Sundborg. Andy was born on May 26, 1926 in Motherwell, Scotland. He moved to Montreal in 1928 Continue reading

Barbara Louise Pryor

THE REVEREND BARBARA LOUISE PRYOR (nee Atwood) age 74, beloved wife of the late Richard; loving mother of Elizabeth Dickinson (husband John) and Richard (wife Lisa); devoted grandmother of Zachary J. Meister; cherished daughter of the late Charles and Martha (nee Hanson) Atwood; dearest sister of James Atwood (wife Gerry) and the late Martha Owens; and treasured step-sister of Robert Boswell; dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Survived by her grand-dogs Daisy and Teddy Pryor. Barbara was born Continue reading

Mary Martinac

MARY MARTINAC (nee Mukavetz) age 95, beloved wife of the late Edward; loving mother of Margie Perscheid (husband Ralf), Ed (wife Patty), and Alan (wife Shari); adored grandmother of Adam (wife JoJo), Paul Perscheid, Emily Alos (husband Joey), Andrea Cota (husband Kyle), Kyle, Mara Perscheid and Alyssa (Owen) and great-grandmother of Lola, Brayden, Luca, and Finnley;  dearest sister of Helen Johnson (husband Don) and the late John Mukavetz (wife Mary, deceased); devoted aunt and cousin. Mary Continue reading

Ruth Lucille Kay

RUTH LUCILLE KAY (nee Davidson) age 103 1/2, beloved wife for 50 years of the late Donald; loving mother of Linda Kay Marrie (husband James, deceased) and the late Bonnie Samson (husband Robert); devoted grandmother of Ryan Marrie (wife Terri), Kerwin Samson, Kristen Morelli (husband Anthony),  Kimberly Samson and great-grandmother of Claire, Connor, Kayleigh and Mackenzie.  Ruth was born on May 5, 1915 and passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 1, 2018. She grew up in Continue reading

Wayne F. Drotleff

WAYNE F. DROTLEFF, aged 74 years, beloved husband for 41 years to the late Shirley A. (nee Noelck), dear father of Diane K. (partner Brandi Alicie) and Kurt W. (wife Lauren), loving grandfather of Henry Joseph Drotleff, devoted son of the late Fred J. and Cora E. (nee Herchler), cherished brother of Corinne Noelck (husband Myron – deceased), fond uncle and great-uncle. “We are braver and wiser because they existed, those strong women and strong men... We are who we are because they were who Continue reading

Robert H. Wigton

ROBERT H. WIGTON of Waite Hill passed away on November 8, 2018. Dearly beloved husband of Lois; loving father of Erica Wigton, Ph.D. (husband Hector Martinez) and grandfather of Holden and Rylan whom he adored. Bob was President of L.T.M Inc., a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and a member of Kirtland Country Club. He served as past Board President of the Fine Arts Association, The Mentor Rotary and The Mentor Chamber of Commerce. He also was a member of the former advisory board of Continue reading

Damian Lee Gambrill

DAMIAN LEE GAMBRILL age 59, loving father of Damian Andrew and Madeline Kaylee; cherished son of Ellen and the late Merle; dearest brother of Moira Lardakis (Tony), Merle, Joan (John Collura), Scott (deceased), Christopher (Yoko), Marcella Glover (deceased) (Bill), Adrian, and Paul (Sherri); dear uncle and great-uncle of many. Contributions may be made in memory of Damian to St. Anselm (Support a Student Fund), 12969 Chillicothe Rd, Chesterland, OH 44026. Mass of Christian Burial Monday, Continue reading