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Jennie Oravecz

JENNIE E. ORAVECZ (nee Koren), age 95; beloved wife for 67 years of the late Frank; loving mother of Mark (wife Kathy), Frank C. “Bubba”, and Valerie Semperger (Frank Levar), devoted grandmother of Lisa Simpkins (husband Raymond), Todd Oravecz, Dillon Semperger (Brittany Routt), and great-grandmother of Grant and Evelyn; treasured daughter of the late Louis and Mary (nee Dragar) Koren; cherished sister of the late Louis Koren, Mary Spillas, Stephanie Arch, Sophie Miller, Frances Mamrowich, Martin, Edward and Rudolph Koren; dear aunt and great-aunt of many.

Jennie was born on April 3, 1924 in Homer City, Pennsylvania and passed away on June 19, 2019. She came to Cleveland in 1939, lived in Wickliffe, and then moved to Kirtland in 1994. Jennie attended high school in Homer City and later worked as an executive secretary for Motch and Merryweather. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, baking, and watching baseball. Jennie will be remembered most as a dignified, loving, selfless, hardworking, caring woman of integrity who was devoted to her family above all else. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Jennie to Hospice of the Western Reserve PO Box 72101 Cleveland, OH 44192.

Mass of Christian Burial Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11 AM at Divine Word Catholic Church 8100 Eagle Rd., Kirtland. Burial following at Western Reserve Memorial Garden Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Jennie at THE CHURCH MONDAY MORNING 10-11 AM. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF WILLOUGHBY HILLS.


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  1. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. May you draw comfort from God as he help you to cope with the heavy weight of your loss. Blessed be the Almighty God who daily carries the load for us.

  2. Deepak Lachhwani

    Dear Val,
    So sorry to hear about your loss! Our prayers are with you and the rest of your family.
    Big Hug-

  3. Elaine(Queenie)Mason

    Dear Ms. Valerie,
    My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to you and your family. May God give you His comfort and courage during your time of loss.

  4. Dear Val,
    So sorry for the loss of your mother. Love and prays to you and your family.

  5. Dorenda Wallace

    Val and family,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. I commend you for your strength through this journey and pray that you are comforted through the memories and your faith.

  6. Mark, Val, Bubba, So sorry about Aunt Jean. You all did so much to take care of her. I am sure she is smiling down from heaven on all her children. She was a classy lady and a wonderful Aunt. Forever in our hearts and memories, love Lisa S and Stan O, too!!!

  7. Veronica Barrow

    Hi Val,
    Hold on to God’s unchanging hands. Sending my condolences to you and your family. God Bless.

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