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Loretta Chiancone

LORETTA L. CHIANCONE (nee Grassy) age 58, beloved wife for 32 years of Anthony Jr.; loving mother of Anthony III (fiancée Amanda Clark), Michael, Matthew (Devan Toncler), Krystin and the late Jennifer Ann and Kristina Irene; devoted grandmother of Alivia; cherished daughter of Janet L. Lavdis (nee Houseknecht) (husband Robert, deceased) and the late Bela Grassy; dearest sister of Janet “Janie” Kotik and Vera “Leigh” Seltzer (husband Stevie); treasured daughter-in-law of the late Anthony “AJ” and Margaret “Minnie” (nee Scaccia) Chiancone; dear sister-in-law of Denise Agresta (husband Thomas, deceased) and the late Richard (wife Frances); special niece, aunt, cousin and friend of many.

Loretta was born on May 25, 1958 in Cleveland and passed away on February 11, 2017. She was a resident of Twinsburg for 25 years. Loretta graduated from Regina High School in 1976. She was a homemaker, restaurant manager, and office administrator. Loretta was an avid reader, enjoyed writing poems and loved to cook and bake, but most enjoyed being a mom and grandma. She had an infectious smile and always brightened up the room with her presence. Loretta will be remembered most as a loving, caring, generous woman who was always there for everyone. She will be dearly missed.

Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Ss. Cosmas & Damian Church 10419 Ravenna Rd., Twinsburg, OH 44087 at 11 AM. Burial following at All Saints Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Loretta at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) TUESDAY 1-4 & 5-8 PM.

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  1. The Roskoph Family :

    Please accept our heartfelt condolences and know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  2. Mark A. Zamiska :

    Deepest sympathy to the Chiancone and Grassy families.

    Mark and Julianna Zamiska, South Euclid, OH

  3. You will be missed

  4. Steve and Jane Dan and Family :

    Tony, Anthony, Amanda, Alivia, Michael, Matthew and Krystin,

    Our thoughts, love and prayers are with each and everyone of you. I wish there were something we could do to help ease the sadness.

    Rest peacefully my friend. We will always remember the love you have for family and friends. OX

  5. Tony and family. So sorry for your loss. May she rest in peace in God’s arms. May your loving memories help you through this difficult time

  6. I am so sorry for your loss. Loretta was such an integral part of our friends for a long time. We will all miss her. She really did light up a room! Laurie Ticktin

  7. Lyn Phoenix-Abbott :

    Tony and family I am so sorry for your loss. I used to talk with Loretta at some of the show choir meets. She was a dear person and she will be missed. God’s peace to you all in your time of grief.

  8. We are sorry for your loss. Prayers, Doug and Fran Palinkas.

  9. Tony. I know your pain. Sending lots of love and prayers to you and your family. I know Mike will be giving Loretta a big hug and welcome to a better place.

  10. my sympathy and prayers are with my friend and all your wonderful family.

  11. I’m Lorrta’s cousin Trisha my heart hurts. It’s kinda of selfish because I know in my heart she is feeling glorious. Lorretta I love I always will . Lorretta you are the light of a lot of people . Tony I love you. Your the wonderful man who was always there. I’m here for anyone in the family to talk to about anything they would like to talk about . Lorretta you will never be forgotten. l know you’re having a peaceful after life. Love you so very much. Trisha

  12. Our condolences and love and prayers go out to you Tony. May she rest in peace and God Bless you all. It’s tragic .I am shocked.
    Love to you and the family.
    Laszlo and Cathy.❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

  13. Rosanne M. Gecik McGuire :

    My deepest sympathies to the Chiancone Family, and in particular, Mrs. Lavdis, Janet, and Vera.
    So many good times and memories in the old Buckeye Road Neighborhood, and at Regina High School come to mind upon the news of Loretta’s passing. She was the very effervescence in all of them!!!
    May the Lovely Ladies of Buckeye Road
    Rest in the Peace of Christ: Regina (Hilbert) Suglio, Irene (Misiak) Doherty, Cynthia (Petranek) Ivanec, Miss Susie Barr, and our dearest one…
    Loretta (Grassy) Chiancone.

  14. Sending our sympathies and condolences to the whole family. Praying for all of you during this most difficult of times.

  15. Grammy Sue and family :

    To the Chianone family….my deepest sympathy. She was a special lady who cherished her family. My prayers are with you at this time.

  16. Tony I am so sorry to hear this. I hope the Lord opens his arms wide for her. She seemed like such a special lady. I know you will miss her. Please don’t hesitate to let me know if there is anything at all that I can do to help ease your heart and mind during this difficult time.

  17. Loretta was born when I was 7 years old. She made me an aunt at that young age. I was baby sitter to her and her siblings for a long while until they moved to Ohio. But, I came to Ohio in summers to stay with and baby sit in the 1960’s. The oldest of the girls, she was the smartest and brightest. Always sassy and into something, but just as gentle and loving then, as she was for the rest of her life. My heart breaks for her family, Tony’s family and our entire family. Just as my other niece, “Trisha”, above, said, “Lorretta you will never be forgotten. l know you’re having a peaceful after life”, I believe that too. I only saw Loretta, last, in 2008, ironically, at my brother-in-law, Dan’s, funeral. I love you too Loretta and to all I am sad for the loss of our special, 1st niece, 1st grandchild and wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She rests peacefully in the God’s arms and in the arms of all who passed before her. I have many wonderful memories. My love is still in my heart. Your Aunt Edyie

  18. Daisy Ann Houseknecht ' Kazmaier :

    God bless and keep you all safe I pray you can cope and Loretta was special to me just as special as she will always be through out eternity and her spirit in heaven never gone from our hearts I love her with all my heart I could write a book on our times together when we were younger the best days ever .Just as she always did her best as she and Tony raised their children together.

    Love YOU All
    Auntie and Great Auntie and Great Great Auntie

  19. i am so sorry for your loss. Loretta will be missed by many. May she rest in peace and God bless your family at this very difficult time.

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