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Erno Horvath

ERNO HORVATH age 87, beloved husband for 60 years of Maria (nee Horvath); loving father of Mary Ann and Angie; devoted grandfather of Nicole Bukovec (husband Eric), Lindsey Venesky (husband Michael) and great-grandfather of Annalee, Emerson, Dominic, and expecting Eliza; cherished son of the late Elek and Rozalia (nee Soos); dearest brother of Maria Horvath (husband Imre, deceased); dear uncle and great-uncle of many.

Erno was born on May 17, 1931 in Hungary and passed away on May 17, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He moved to Chesterland from Hungary in 1957 and was a parishioner of St. Margaret of Hungary Catholic Church. Erno belonged to the Hungarian Cultural Club and enjoyed attending their picnics. He Attended a trade school in Europe and proudly worked his first job as a Black Smith making police horse shoes. Erno was also a tool and die maker and foreman. He was previously an employee of RB&W in Mentor. Erno loved gardening and even won the “Best Garden Award” in Chesterland. He greatly enjoyed playing pool and going to the flea market in Middlefield with his friends. Erno played the harmonica and enjoyed listening to Hungarian music. His favorite song was “Oh Susanna,” which he loved singing to his granddaughters. Erno loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially at Sunday dinners. Some of his favorite memories include putting up the Christmas tree and decorating the outdoors. Erno was a hard worker and provider, as well as thoughtful and caring, and for that he will be dearly missed by all.

Contributions may be made in memory of Erno to American Lung Association 6100 Rockside Woods Blvd. Suite 260, Independence, Oh, 44131. A PRIVATE service will be held Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1 PM at THE FUNERAL HOME. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.)  MONDAY 11-1 PM.

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  1. Debra Geiger :

    Mary Ann, my sincere condolences on the loss of your father. Debra Geiger

  2. Donna Bernsdorf :

    I am so sorry to hear this Angie and Mary Ann. May God cover you and your family with the peace of the Holy Spirit during this time.

  3. I send my condolences to the Horvath family. I had the honor of knowing and spending some time with him while trying to care for him. I saw how he adored his family and the love he was surrounded by. MaryAnne thankyou for sharing a piece of your Dad. May the family find some comfort during this sad occasion. God bless

  4. Judy Szittya :

    My deepest sympathy to the whole Family! My thoughts and prayers with you in this difficult time! Apu will be missed, such a great man! I loved him very much!
    Nyugodjon Bekeben!

  5. Shawna Proud :

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  6. Kelly Jackson :

    Mary Anne,
    So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. May God rest his soul.

  7. Rose Horvath :

    Horvath Family,

    Please except our deepest sympathy at the loss of your husband and father. We will keep him in our
    prayers. We have a lot of good memories living on buckeye road and being friends. Also the picnics
    at St. Margarets and Hirum. He will be missed by many. Rose and Tony Horvath

  8. Alaina Koplow :

    Maria, MaryAnn, Angie and family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. He was such a kind man. May God bless you all & eternal rest grant unto him.
    You will all remain in my prayers.

  9. Barsony Family :

    Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

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