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History of Cleveland’s Millionaires’ Row

Enjoy a special evening as Dan Ruminski, local historian and storyteller, entertains us with a rich history of Cleveland’s Great Millionaires' Row along Euclid Avenue. Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm (NOTE: Inclimate weather backup date is Feb 25. Anyone that RSVPs will be notified in advance if event is moved to backup date) at DeJohn Funeral Homes & Celebrations Center (12811 Chillicothe Road in Chesterland) Proceeds from our event will support children and their Continue reading

William J. Demyan

WILLIAM J. DEMYAN age 82, beloved husband for 56 years of Arlene (nee Tishko); loving father of Colene Rus and John (wife Natalie); devoted grandfather of Rachel, Andrew and Allie Rus, Madison, Grant and Tyler; dearest brother of the late George, Donald, and Delores; treasured brother-in-law of Sheilah Mitchell; dear uncle, great-uncle, and cousin of many. U.S. Army Veteran. Bill was born on April 22, 1937 in Lorain, Ohio and passed away on July 15, 2019. He graduated from Lorain High School Continue reading

Edith A. “Edie” Smrekar

EDITH A. “EDIE” SMREKAR (nee Michal) age 89, beloved wife for 56 years of the late Donald; loving mother of Susan Godshall (husband David), Timothy (wife Cherrie), James (fiance Alicia) and Annette Jarosz (husband Mark); devoted grandmother of Michael (wife Charniah), Eric Godshall (wife Bethany), Melissa Christian (husband Justin), Katie Giulitto  (Mike Darrah), Jeffrey (wife Miranda), Amy, Megan and Matthew Jarosz (wife Caroline), Bethany, and Abigail Jarosz, and great-grandmother of Isabella, Continue reading

Susan C. Gillich

SUSAN C. GILLICH (nee Hodges) age 68, beloved wife for 28 years of the late Thomas; loving mother of Raymond and Rachel Waugh (husband Zac); cherished daughter of the late Robert and Vera (nee Slosar) Hodges; dearest sister of Helen Scheiner (husband David) and Pat Furth. Susan was a 1969 graduate of Chagrin Falls High School. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Susan to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215. Susan was born on October 28, Continue reading

Josephine Lucy Cardellini

JOSEPHINE L. CARDELLINI (nee Carnazza) age 98, beloved wife of the late Anthony; loving mother of the late Anthony (wife Linda); devoted grandmother of Christina Cardellini-Rockey (husband Andrew) and Jennifer Cardellini (fiancé Nathan Creviston); cherished daughter of the late Ignatius and Grace (nee Cali) Carnazza; dearest sister of Carmella Genova (husband Joseph, deceased), Connie Valore (husband Salvatore, deceased), Virginia Berardinelli (husband Charles, deceased), and the late Mary Continue reading

Robert Elmer Hornyak

ROBERT ELMER HORNYAK (affectionately known as “Uncle Bob” by most) passed away the evening of July 10th at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights., Ohio. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and was the son of John and Margaret (Olexo). During World War II he served in the United States Army as an overseas Military Police officer; afterwards, most of his working life was spent as an engineer (primarily at the General Electric Corporation) after having earned a degree in mathematics from John Carroll Continue reading

Teresa Krupa

TERESA H. KRUPA (nee Kimak) age 71, loving mother of Craig, Amy Williams, and Alan (wife Kristy); devoted grandmother of Ashley, Amanda, Nickolas, Gabriel, Lillian and Nathan; cherished daughter of the late Marcel and Gertrude (nee Tommer) Kimak; dearest sister of Cherie Anderson (husband Denis), Clara Brown (Randy), Shelly Weaver (husband Gary) and Hank Kimak; dear cousin of Judy Varns; best friend to Maryjane Derocha; special friend Helen Orgavon. Teresa was born on October 11, 1947 in Continue reading

Josephine Verdi

JOSEPHINE A. VERDI (nee Kozel) age 94, beloved wife for 71 years of the late Joseph B; loving mother of Joseph R. (wife Patricia) and Thomas (wife Margaret); devoted grandmother of Kathleen Impullitti (husband Nicholas), Daniel (wife April), Brian, Jane, Michael (wife Kara), James (wife Cassandra), Katherine (fiancé Peter DeCapua) and great-grandmother of 8; cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Anna (nee Trunkley) Kozel; dearest sister of the late Ann Rufo and Vera Dytewski; treasured Continue reading

Shirley Soltes

SHIRLEY SOLTES (nee Wacko) age 81, beloved wife for 59 years of William; loving mother of Karen Backus (husband Kent), Patricia Kelleher (husband Kevin), William, Michael (wife Amy), and Mary Kay Bruner (husband Bradley); devoted grandmother of Erin Roberts (husband Tracy), Kelsey and Connor Kelleher, Anna, Nathan, and Adam Soltes, Katherine Bruner and great-grandmother of Riley; cherished daughter of the late Harry and Celia (nee Tunder) Wacko; dearest sister of Carol, Lucy, and Harriet; dear Continue reading

Ruth Elizabeth MacAdam

RUTH ELIZABETH MACADAM (nee Smeltz), aged 86 years, beloved wife of the late Colin, dear mother of Mary, Colin (wife Sheila -deceased), William and Barbara, loving grandmother of Ed, Joe, Matt, Mike, Chris and Kayt, great-grandmother of Emma, Taylor, Brendyn, Connor, Charlie and Amelia, devoted sister of the late Jean Ricksecker and John Smeltz, fond aunt and grand-aunt. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the family. Family will receive friends at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME Continue reading

Ana P. Sankovic

ANA P. SANKOVIC (nee Peloza) age 80, beloved wife for 62 years of Antony; loving mother of Renato (deceased), Lori Murphy (deceased) (husband Daniel), Denis (wife Kathy) and Anne-Marie Schlessel (husband Michael); devoted nona of Danny, Michael, Jack, Anthony (deceased), Elena, Amanda, Matthew and Nathan; dearest sister, aunt, great-aunt and friend of many. Ana was born on August 31, 1938 in Vele-Mune, Croatia and passed away on July 8th, 2019 in Euclid. She came to the United States in 1969 Continue reading