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Eileen Syktich

EILEEN P. SYKTICH (nee Washell) age 91, beloved wife of the late Samuel; loving mother of Karen Obratil (husband Richard), Brian (wife Deborah) and Kenneth; devoted grandmother of Richard and Michael Obratil (wife Pamela), Julie Mills (husband Jonathan), Lindsey, Samantha and Allison Syktich and great-grandmother of Lane, Ali, Brady and Luke; cherished daughter of the late Andrew and Pauline (nee Prementine) Washell; dearest sister of John (wife Elizabeth, deceased), William (wife Elaine) and Robert Washell (wife Judy), Janet Havener (husband Paul) and the late Andrew (wife Elizabeth) and Thomas Washell (wife Elizabeth, deceased); dear aunt and great-aunt of many.

Eileen was born on November 3, 1927 in Beccaria, Pennsylvania and passed away on April 21, 2019. She was a resident of Chesterland for 35 years, formerly living in Wickliffe. Eileen was a member of St. Anselm Church since 1980. Eileen was a member of Little Italy Retirees and ISDA. She retired in 1997 after 31 years from Glastic as a Quality Assurance Manager. Eileen loved shopping, cruises and slot machines. She was a Cavs and Indians fan. Eileen loved to cook and to go out for rides. She will be remembered most as a very faithful person who was devoted to her faith and family. She was funny, very kind and generous. Eileen was meticulous about herself very family-oriented and loved her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.

Contributions may be made in memory of Eileen to St. Anselm Catholic Church 12969 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026.

Mass of Christian Burial Friday, April 26, 2019 at St. Anselm Catholic Church at 10 AM. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Eileen at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.)  THURSDAY 4-8 PM.

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  1. So sorry to hear of Eileen’s passing. She will surely be missed every Saturday morning at Palma’s Hair Design. Love,Palma,Tammy,Angela,Courtney,Maria,Kimmy,Alissa and Carmela

  2. James Washell and family

    So sorry to hear of the loss of cousin Eileen. May God in his tender mercy lighten the burdens of your sadness and sorrow and console your grieving hearts.

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