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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

Since 1905, The Busch Family has had a strong commitment to the families and communities we serve. Now in or fourth generation of family ownership we continue to be the most preferred for funeral, burial and cremation services. Many funeral homes advertise cremation services, but that does not mean they provide crematory services on site. Busch Funeral and Crematory Services has an on premises crematory and have certified staff that personally manage the entire cremation process. Our Care Center provides 24/7 care for your loved one assuring you your loved one never leaves our care. Our dedicated professionals provide families with a greater level of care, comfort and accountability.

Our staff is courteous and sympathetic ...Our facilities are comfortable and spotless...our services are handled with dignity and respect. We provide you with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with any of our professional services or facilities, you will not be charged for that particular service.

Thank you for placing your trust and confidence in us.

James H. Busch and J. Mark Busch
4th Generation Funeral Directors

Our Obituaries

Robert "Rod" "Bob" Rodriguez

April 10, 1935 - March 21, 2017

Robert T. "Rod" "Bob" Rodriguez, 81, of Cleveland, former husband of the late Mary Jo Rodriquez Newman (Feighan); father of Lynn Utrata (Jim), Marc Rodriguez (Cary), Matthew Rodriguez; grandfather of Lindsey, Jamie, and Jack Utrata, Jack and Joe Rodriguez, and Reagan and Luke Rodriguez; brother of the late Lee; brother-in-law of Dorothy Rodriguez; uncle of Bobby, Danny, and the late Michael;...
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Alfred L. Monti

May 1, 1922 - March 20, 2017

ALFRED L. MONTI, age 94 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Dina Monti (nee Bardini). Devoted father of Adriana Monti (Andy Say); dearest son of the late Jack and Mary Monti (nee Bersola); dear brother of the following deceased: John Monti, Lena Sterlini, Maurice Monti and Peter Monti; cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. In lieu of flowers memorials may...
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Charlotte Marie Ptak Karolewski

May 22, 1934 - March 20, 2017

CHARLOTTE MARIE PTAK KAROLEWSKI, age 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 20, 2017. She was the loving wife of Henry (deceased) for 59 years; proud mother of Rebecca Stacho (Dwight) and Nancy Ross (Jason); and adoring Bashie to Jack and Andrew Ross. Charlotte was the beloved daughter of Frank Ptak and Charlotte Ptak Windau (both deceased); and cherished big sister to Rosalie (nee Ptak)...
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Ryan Anderson

May 31, 1983 - March 19, 2017

Ryan B. Anderson, 33, a 13 year resident of Westlake passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 19, 2017. He was born May 31, 1983. Ryan was a journeyman/carpenter for union local 435. During his employment, he worked on buildings such as the Racino in Youngstown, Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center, and the Hilton in Cleveland. He enjoyed tree climbing and trimming, roofing, electrical work,...
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John T. Caveney

October 10, 1944 - March 19, 2017

John T. Caveney, 72; beloved husband of Linda (nee, Habart) of 50 years; Loving father of Maureen Gentile (Richard) and Laurie Kolenz (Al); Grandfather of Marissa, Anthony, Kaitlyn, Joey, and Olivia; Cherished uncle of Curt Caveney and Jill Attardi; Preceded in death by parents, John and Dorothy and brother, Michael (Jeanette). He was the dedicated owner of Orion Construction and Servpro for over...
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William R. Ryan

June 12, 1922 - March 18, 2017

William R. Ryan, "Wild Bill" age 94 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of the late LaVerne E. (nee Lenc) for 65 years; loving father of Dale (Dyanah), Bruce (Karen) and Scott (Lisa); cherished grandfather of Kim Ryan, Katie Gillisse (Ken) and Kristy Thorp (Cameron) ; great grandpa to Kenny, Klaire and Emily; brother of Marge Gemeiner and Richard Ryan (both deceased). Bill loved doing activities with...
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David Calcaterra

October 4, 1962 - March 18, 2017

David Alan Calcaterra, 54 of Sheffield Lake, formerly of North Olmsted and Elyria, passed away at home March 18, 2017. David was born October 4, 1962 in Detroit, MI, where he was raised. David worked as a film developer for Vista Prints, Cleveland and then was co-owner of Touch of Country Flower Shop, Columbia Station. He played guitar, enjoyed cooking, was a movie aficionado and when he was...
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Michael Lotter

May 6, 1988 - March 18, 2017

MICHAEL LOTTER, 28, of Parma Hts.; beloved son of Michael and Marianne (nee Tziktzis) Lutter; loving brother of Charlie Lutter, Nichole Lutter, Marianne Hezam (Tawfik), and Dimitri Lutter; cherished uncle of Omar and Sofia; dear grandson of the late Niki and Spuros; nephew of Kriti and the late Pete Hatzopoulos and Nick Tziktzis; cousin of many. Michael passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 18,...
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G. Michael Minnich

March 12, 1950 - March 18, 2017

G. Michael Minnich, 67, of Lorain passed away Saturday March, 18, 2017 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain following sudden illness. He was born March 12, 1950 in Lorain and was a lifetime resident. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1968 where he enjoyed playing football and basketball and went on to attend L.C.C.C. and Ohio University. Michael was previously employed at Lake...
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Robert J. Wanat

August 22, 1935 - March 18, 2017

Robert J. Wanat, age 81, beloved husband of Carole (deceased); loving father of Cheryl Pfeil (Tom); devoted grandfather of Jason and Nicholas; great-grandfather (Papa Bob) of Abigail and Riley. Preceded in death by his parents, John and Josephine and his sister, Joan Irwin (Tom). He was loved and will be truly missed by his family and friends. Bob passed away suddenly on the beach in Florida on...
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Glenn DiMauro

September 12, 1958 - March 17, 2017

Glenn DiMauro, 58, of Lakewood, Westlake's Italian cobbler, loving son of the late Joseph and Rosalie; cherished husband of Megan Horstemeier; dear brother of Steven (Debbie), David, and Joseph DiMauro; uncle of Steven, Gina, Nannette, Sonny, Joshua, Paige, Joey, Jacob, Abigail, Eleanor, Izaak, Ante, Jason, and Bella; and friend and mentor to many, passed away suddenly Friday, March 17, 2017....
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Elizabeth Lorenz

September 30, 1922 - March 17, 2017

Elizabeth A. Lorenz (née Appleton), 95, beloved wife of the late Charles F. Drumm and John H. Lorenz; loving mother of Anne M Heidemann and Charles A. Drumm (Cathy); cherished grandmother of Charles and Christopher Heidemann, Sarah Gourash (Dan), and Andrew Drumm (Peggy); great-grandmother of Emmet Gourash and Elizabeth Drumm; dear sister of the late Irving and Catherine Graham passed away...
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Wayne Rudolph Schmidt, Sr.

February 22, 1929 - March 16, 2017

Wayne Rudolph Schmidt Sr., age 88. Beloved Husband of Olga (nee Host) of 62 years; He died at home surrounded by family on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Loving Dad of Kathryn Peterson (Gary), Kenneth (Joanie), Karen, Kolleen Smith (Michael), and Wayne Jr.; Grandpa of Heather (Kyle), Julianna, Hanna, Lily, Joseph; Great-Grandpa of Lincoln; Brother of Jane Bowman. The funeral service will be at 1:30pm...
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Irving Henry Brakeman

July 22, 1919 - March 16, 2017

Irving Henry Brakeman, 97. Cherished father of Brian (Cheryl), Audrey Mitchell, and Bruce (Nancy); dear grandfather of eight – Sean, Scott, Christine Mitchell, Kelly Liskay, Todd Mitchell, Stacy Robinson, Rachel Freeman, and Rebecca Brakeman; great-grandfather of twelve; and great-great-grandfather of one. Preceded in death by his beloved wife for 62 years, Norma Fay (nee Lytle); parents...
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Suzanne Durinka

April 13, 1927 - March 16, 2017

Suzanne Durinka (née Piljan), 89, of Seven Hills, beloved wife of the late John; loving mother of Robert (Kathleen, deceased), Ronald (Jacqueline), and John, devoted grandmother of Joel, Alexander, Tyler, and Colby John. Passed away March 16, 2017 in her favorite place, her home, wearing a Christmas present from her grandson Alex. Suzanne made the world's best chocolate chip cookies; she was an...
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Andrew Douglas Simonds

October 17, 1963 - March 15, 2017

Andrew Douglas Simonds, 53, passed away peacefully on March 15, 2017. Andy grew up in Rocky River and graduated from Cleveland State University. He enjoyed anthropology, horticulture, and will also be remembered for his kindness towards animals, especially for his love of dogs. He is survived by his brother, Robert, of Hillsborough, North Carolina. In lieu of flowers, please donate to an area...
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Bernard Joseph "Bernie" Nofel

April 5, 1935 - March 15, 2017

Bernard Joseph "Bernie" Nofel, age 81, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved husband of Kathy Nofel (nee Perz); loving father of Bernard Nofel (Carla), John Nofel (Lucy), Richard Nofel (Stephanie), and Kathleen Nofel; dear grandfather of Carol, Christen, John, Ricky, Dustin, and Amanda, and great-grandfather of 10; brother of Norma Bieganski, Bernice Maroon (Thomas), and the late Menara (Joseph) and...
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Ellen Jaquays

February 12, 1959 - March 14, 2017

Ellen L. Jaquays (née Gentzel), 58, of Fairview Park, beloved wife of William D.; loving mother of Sarah; daughter of Paul, Jr. and the late Eleanor Gentzel; sister of Robert Gentzel (Kim) of Norwalk; aunt of Eric (Caroline) and Heather Gentzel; sister-in-law of Deborah Thomas, Linda Jaquays, and Jeffrey Jaquays. Passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017. She was a teacher in Lakewood City Schools for...
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Catherine M. Vernier

December 9, 1921 - March 14, 2017

Catherine M. Vernier, age 95. Beloved wife of the late Stanley Vernier and the late Howard G. Tennebar; dear mother of Stanley Vernier (Barbara), Howard P. Tennebar (deceased) and the late Marilyn Schillo (Jeff); cherished grandmother of Kurt, Colin, Ryan, Matt (Kristin), Natalie Hudak (Andy), Greg (Erin), Melissa Armstrong (Andy), Stanley, Jack and the late Dawn; great grandmother of Sophia,...
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John R. Unkefer

May 2, 1947 - March 13, 2017

John R. Unkefer, 69, beloved father of John R. Unkefer II (Rebecca); Grandfather of Evelyn; Brother of Jill Baker (Lucian); Uncle and cousin to many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Jean Unkefer. Companion of many years to Marybeth Zimmer. Passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Rd, Parma, Ohio, on Tuesday, March 21, 2017...
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Kathleen Eisenmann

October 23, 1948 - March 12, 2017

Kathleen Ruth Eisenmann (nee Mares) 68 of Avon Lake passed away peacefully at home Sunday, March 12, 2017. She was born October 23, 1948, and lived in Avon Lake since 1985. Kathleen was a graduate of the former Nazareth Academy, Parma. She worked as a secretary for Detzel's Garage for 20 years. Kathleen's family was her greatest joy; she enjoyed following her sons sporting events and was an avid...
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James Edward Yager

December 4, 1929 - March 11, 2017

James Edward Yager, 87, of Avon Lake, formerly of Avon and North Olmsted, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Devoted husband for 48 years to the late Kathryn (nee Zarnesky); loving father of Karen Beach (David), Jill Kolakowski (Tim), Sally Tomko (Paul), and James "Chris" Yager; proud grandfather of Megan, Amanda, Hanna, James, and Brianna. Born December 4, 1929 in Toledo to...
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William H. Ludford

February 5, 1942 - March 11, 2017

William H. Ludford, 75, of Avon Lake passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 11, 2017, following a 17-month battle with Mesothelioma. William was born on February 5, 1942 in Chicago. He served in the U.S. Navy for five years, aboard various ships in the Mediterranean. William earned his degree at the Milwaukee School of Engineering; he worked as a...
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William J. Fohs

December 23, 1927 - March 11, 2017

WILLIAM J. FOHS, age 89 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Phyllis L. Fohs for 64 years. Loving cousin and friend of many. Passed away on Saturday, March 11, 2017. In lieu of flowers memorials may be forwarded to Southwest Residential Hospice, 18659 Drake Road, Strongsville, Oh. 44136. Service at the funeral home on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Interment at North Royalton Cemetery....
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Joan (nee Ogilvy) Jones

June 3, 1922 - March 10, 2017

Joan Ogilvy Jones. 94, passed away peacefully at Wesleyan Village on Friday, March 10, 2017. She was born in Akron on June 3, 1922, the only child of the late Gerald and Claire (nee Webster) Ogilvy. A bright student and a beauty queen multiple times over, she excelled in her studies and graduated early from Cuyahoga Falls High School. She attended Mount Union University where she was an Alpha...
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Barbara Luketic

September 17, 1941 - March 10, 2017

Barbara A. Luketic (nee Richnafsky), age 75 of North Royalton. Loving wife of 57 years to her High School Sweetheart, Al Luketic; beloved mom of Alan (Missy "M") and Cynthia Luketic-Romito (Vladimiro "Vlad"); cherished Grandma of Tara, Cody, Kyli, Austin and Allison; dear sister of Verna Jurkovich (Paul), Richard (late Susan), Stephen (Nancy), John (Pam), Mary Ann Brock deceased (late Ralph) and...
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John Walter Fickling

September 24, 1953 - March 9, 2017

John Walter Fickling, 63, of Elyria passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017 at his residence. He was born September 24, 1953 to James and Muriel Fickling of Detroit, Michigan. John graduated from Cooliy High School and a few years later joined the United States Marines. After his discharge, he married Valerie Lane and had three daughters and one son. His pastimes were watching movies and telling...
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Janet A. Paulovich

February 2, 1935 - March 9, 2017

JANET A. PAULOVICH (nee Arendas), age 82 of North Royalton. Beloved wife of the late Francis J. Paulovich; devoted mother of Mark Paulovich and Beth Paulovich; dear sister of Louise Valyo (deceased); favorite aunt of Nancy Nolan; cherished friend of many. Janet was a dedicated volunteer and involved in many organizations. She was a true lover of German Shepherds. Passed away on Thursday, March 9,...
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Donald E. Johnson

March 21, 1935 - March 9, 2017

Donald E. Johnson, 81, of North Royalton; beloved husband for 49 years of Fredricka "Rickie" (nee Greiner); dear father of Jennifer J. Wazny (David) and Julie J. Wilson (Gary); Grandfather of Jackson and Jarrett Wazny and West and Wynn Wilson; Brother of the late Eleanor Boyd; Beloved uncle of many. Engineering draftsman for 30 years at Hussman Refrigeration. He loved the outdoors and gardening....
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May Palmer

May 12, 1924 - March 9, 2017

May Palmer (nee Nelson), 92, of Avon Lake passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 9, 2017. May was born on May 12, 1924 in Cleveland. She earned her Associate's Degree in Medical Assisting at LCCC, and worked as a medical assistant for a few years. May was an active member of Avon Lake UCC including in the Women's Circle. She loved baking pies and cakes and decorating cake, including cakes...
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Donna Marie Atherton

November 14, 1934 - March 9, 2017

Donna Marie Atherton (nee Zajicek), 82, of Rocky River. Loving daughter of the late James and Agnes Zajicek; mother of Lisa Smith (Kenneth), Anthony Atherton and Lora Atherton, grandmother of Amalie Eichas (Brian), Ariel Brusvold (Kenneth), Callie Smith, Adam Albainy and Charlotte Albainy; great-grandmother of Caleb, Jacob, and Zachary Eichas; sister of Marlene Parker (Steve, dec.) and Janis...
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Donald R. Hiller

November 9, 1938 - March 9, 2017

DONALD R. HILLER, age 78 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Janet Hiller (nee Newman) for 60 years. Devoted father of Tammy Dietz (David), Susan Baier (Martin) and Pamela Becker (Carl); loving grandfather of Justin Dietz (Melanie), Heather Alley (Jason), Kristen and Jennifer Becker, Alex and Hannah Baier; great-grandfather of Cameron, Landon and Skyler Dietz; dear brother of Donna Feuerstein...
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Jessie (nee Fiesler) Swinerton

July 16, 1925 - March 8, 2017

JESSIE B. SWINERTON, (nee Fiesler), 91, beloved wife to the late Harold; sister to the late Henry Fiesler and Margaret Ford; sister-in-law to Evelyn Swinerton; will be missed by many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. She was "Miss Jessie" to countless children in her neighborhood. Passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of...
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Dorothy M. Moody

December 17, 1914 - March 8, 2017

DOROTHY M. MOODY (nee Haskell), age 102 of Brook Park. Beloved wife of the late Harry A. Moody; loving mother of Donald J. Moody and Ralph E. Moody; dear sister of the following deceased: Roger W. Haskell, Edith L. Haskell, James A. Haskell, Raymond E. Haskell and Jack N. Haskell; cherished aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Memorial may be forwarded the Alzheimer's...
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Terrence Telzrow

December 2, 1936 - March 7, 2017

Terrence N. "Terry" Telzrow, 80, beloved husband of Jean (nee Zimmerman) married 54 years; loving father of Kurt (Gina), Tait (Kelly), Tara (Kyle) and Gretchen (Kevin); and grandfather of Joseph, Ty, Jaxson and Mitch. Passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Memorials may be forwarded to Brothers of Holy Cross P.O. Box 460 Notre Dame, IN 46556-0460. Mass of Christian burial Wednesday, March 15, 2017...
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Irene (nee Kurucz) Strong

August 15, 1925 - March 6, 2017

Irene V. Strong (nee Kurucz), 91, loving wife, mother and grandmother of Bay Village, Ohio passed away March 6, 2017 at O'Neill Healthcare in Bay Village following a short illness. She was born in Riddlesburg, PA on August 15, 1925. She lived in Amherst, Ohio before moving to Bay Village. Irene was a graduate of the Lorain Business College and an active member of St. Vincent de Paul Church...
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Donald L. Close

April 7, 1922 - March 6, 2017

Donald L. Close, age 94 of Strongsville; beloved husband of Margaret "Midge" Close; loving father of Jeff Close (Terry); Leslie Warrington (Gary), Thomas Harris (Joyce), Lynn Harris, and the late Edward Harris; dear grandfather of Lauren Close, Maya Hauck, Shawn, Tommy, and Heather Harris; great-grandfather of three. Passed away with his family by his side on Monday, March 6, 2017. Graveside...
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Catherine Forthofer

December 10, 1925 - March 6, 2017

Catherine C. Forthofer (nee Meecha),70 year resident of Avon, passed away Monday March 6, 2017 at the age of 91. She was born December 10, 1925. Catherine was a graduate of North Ridgeville High School and she was a 70 year member of Holy Trinity Church. Catherine enjoyed many hobbies such as word search books, sharing books with her sisters, jigsaw puzzles, chocolate and RC Cola, watching golf...
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Anthony "Tony" Alferio

October 30, 1957 - March 5, 2017

Anthony James "Tony" Alferio, 59, of Enumclaw, WA, formerly of Elyria, Ohio, Sioux City, Iowa, Franklin, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, KY, passed away at home unexpectedly on Sunday, March 5, 2017. Tony was born on October 30, 1957 in Lorain, OH. He was a 1976 graduate of Elyria West High School and earned a Master's Degree in Business Management. Tony began his career at the General Motors...
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Gary Carl Werner

November 9, 1942 - March 5, 2017

Gary Carl Werner, 74, passed on to Christ on March 5 and joins his youngest son in heaven, after a six month illness. Loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather. Gary was born November 9, 1942 to Carl and Marie Werner. He grew up in Westlake, attended Findley College, and made memories with his family in Ohio, especially Kelly's Island, Arizona, Washington, and England. He was a well...
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Stephen Wayne Redman

September 3, 1969 - March 3, 2017

Stephen Wayne Redman was 47 years old, he had spent more than 20 years in the Cleveland area but his heart was always in the land of cheese. He was born in La Crosse, Wisconsin on September 3, 1969 and grew up in Frederick, Wisconsin. Steve died unexpectedly at home on March 3, 2017. Steve had just started a new job working as a regional engineer for the American Concrete Pipe Association. Prior...
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Peggy Lee Arcudia

December 8, 1946 - March 3, 2017

Peggy Lee Arcudia (nee Ray), age 70, beloved mother of Roger Phillips (Laurie); step mother of Lisa Pearsall (Pete); grandmother of Christopher, Adam, Brittany, and Emily; sister of Tim Ray (Susann); cousin and friend of many. Passed away suddenly Friday, March 03, 2017. Graveside service Friday, March 10 at Lutheran Cemetery, 4566 Pearl Road, Cleveland at 1:30pm. 440-842-7800
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Norma Sharon Soster

August 27, 1942 - March 3, 2017

Norma Sharon Soster (née Buckland), longtime resident of Painesville, OH. Loving mother of Scott Soster (Vicky), Keith Soster (Sherri), Kevin Soster (Jeannine) and Bradley Soster; cherished grandmother of David Soster (Jen), Holly Kalain (Keith), Emily Soster, Anthony Soster, Adam Pastva, Kortney Soster, Mark Pastva and Kevin Soster Jr.; great- grandmother of Kayleigh Soster and Carter Soster;...
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Gloria Poplawsky Dean

August 21, 1926 - March 2, 2017

Gloria Poplawsky Dean, only daughter of the late John and Josephine Hordeichik of Detroit, MI (formerly from Russia and Poland respectively) died on March 2, 2017 at the age of ninety. She is survived by her devoted husband William E. Dean, Jr., by her three sons (and their wives) Ralph (Linda), Alan (Diane) and Carl (Robin) and by six grandchildren---Gillian, Robert, Gina, Carla, Meadow, and...
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Shirley Fodor

November 10, 1927 - March 2, 2017

Shirley Marie Fodor (née Jorgenson), 89, beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of Wendie Lindberg (Mark), Nancy Hughes (Jim), and Keith (Mary Anne); devoted grandma of Joe (Ronni), Rae, Erica, Kyle, Zoe, and Jesse, passed Thursday, March 2, 2017. She will be dearly missed by her extended family whom she loved as her own. Shirley's family would like to thank and acknowledge her dear...
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Robert L. Carpenter

May 1, 1934 - February 28, 2017

Robert L. Carpenter "Bob" beloved husband of Lela (nee Roberts); loving father of Robert Edward "Eddie" and Robin Lynn Wypasek (John); cherished grandfather of Daniel and Ryan Wypasek and best friend and spiritual advisor Brother Ronald Sabo; son of the late T. Cecil and the late Lacy (nee Mace). Bob entered into final rest on February 28, 2017. He proudly served his country as a member of the US...
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Larry Swartz

May 20, 1940 - February 28, 2017

Larry Swartz, age 76; beloved husband of Linda of 56 years; fun, loving father of John, Kathy Oscker (Mark), Suzanne Jazwa (Jerry), and Krissy; grandfather of Sarah, Dan, Jon, Josiah, Eric, and Justin; great-grandfather of William, Logan, Cara, and Hailey (deceased); brother of Dennis (Cindy). Passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Larry loved to fish, camp, and loved life. He also loved...
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Chester "Chet" Brian, Jr.

January 28, 1934 - February 27, 2017

Chester "Chet" Brian Jr., 83, of Rocky River. Husband of Louise for 59 years; father of Chester "Chet", III (Elisa), Kathleen Brian, Edward (Kuniko) and Ann Brian; grandfather of Daniel Brian, Patrick Brian, Amanda Brian and Nicholas Brian; brother of the late Martha Brian. For 58 years, Chet was a dedicated Rotarian and had perfect attendance. He loved being an engineer 21 years in aero space...
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Bernadette Joan King

July 1, 1929 - February 26, 2017

Bernadette Joan King (nee Koelman), 87, of Avon Lake passed away peacefully at Avon Place on Sunday, February 26, 2017. She was born on July 1, 1929 in Cleveland and worked for May Co and Great Lakes Data. Bernadette was a member of St. Joseph Church and sang in the choir. She was the presiding judge of the Board of Elections, and volunteered with the Special Olympics. Bernadette enjoyed...
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James Alan Kassor

February 7, 1946 - February 26, 2017

James A. "Jim" Kassor, age 71, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Debbie Zito; loving dad of John Zito (Michelle), and Jason Jendl; dearest Papa of Julianna Zito; son of the late Robert and Jeanne (nee Coleman ) Kassor; brother of the late Gary Kassor; cherished uncle of Curtis Kassor (Tea Youn), Kimberly Rose (Brady), Corinne Kassor, and many more nieces and nephews and great-nieces and...
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Beverly Forbes

April 18, 1927 - February 26, 2017

Beverly Forbes (nee Nicholson), age 89 of Parma Heights and of Lakeland FL. Beloved wife of the late William Forbes; loving mother of Susan and Scott; cherished grandmother of Kyle Forbes. Beverly was a member for over 50 years of Middleburg Heights Community Church. She retired from Tri-C Western Campus. A kind and generous soul, she will be sorely missed by all. Beverly passed away on Sunday,...
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Alice Tyrone

January 26, 1933 - February 26, 2017

Alice E. Tyrone (nee: Christman), 84, of N. Olmsted. Loving wife of 49 years to Charles H.; mother of Pamela Jones, Michael Jones (Peggy), Scott Jones (Beth), Patty Schmidt (Bryan) and John Tyrone; grandmother of Amy Bunch, Megan Lehane (Bob), Sarah Kufel (Nate), Ryan Jones, Mike Jones, Chris Morley, Dan Jones, Alex Morley and Kate Jones; great-grandmother of Corrine, Lilly and Emmy; sister of...
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Lavina Huffman

June 1, 1925 - February 26, 2017

Lavina Huffman (nee Vance), 91, Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Beverly J. Sobb and Denise J. Huffman. Cherished grandmother of Stephen Sobb. Dear sister of Emma Lou Mantle and Daniel Vance. Passed away, Sunday, February 26, 2017. Third grade teacher, Tennyson School, Sheffield Lake. Memorials to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, 44110. ...
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Vester C Shaw

April 4, 1937 - February 25, 2017

Served in the US Air Force during Korean War. Enjoyed woodworking, fishing, gardening & reading. Member of St. Francis Xavier Church teaching religion & Men's Renewal Program. Enjoyed time with his family. Survived by his wife of 17 yrs, Mary Lou (nee Faulhaber); children Paul Vaughn (Melissa), Leslie Shaw (Julie), Kim Wessel (Todd), Dan Baisch (Jenny), & Tara Farrington (Marty); many...
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Richard "RAGS" Gemmel

December 19, 1948 - February 25, 2017

Richard "RAGS" Gemmel, age 68, brother of Patricia Marion (Patsy), Robert (deceased)(Edna), and Kenneth Harris (Wanda), uncle, great uncle, great great uncle, and friend of many. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Alberta. Passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017. Memorial service to be held at a later date. Private interment at Lakeview Cemetery. 440-842-7800
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Denise Smith

July 8, 1975 - February 24, 2017

Denise L. Smith, 41, of Cleveland went home to be with the Lord Friday, February 24, 2017. Beloved daughter of Dennie and Pauline Smith of Rock Creek; loving mother of Dominick, Alex, and Edwin of Cleveland; dear sister of Derrick; cherished aunt of Emma and Natalya; treasured niece of eight aunts, five uncles, and cousin to many. Denise was a nurse who graduated from St. Augustine Academy,...
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Linda (nee Best) Mertz

October 23, 1943 - February 24, 2017

Linda Louise Mertz (nee Best), age 73, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017 at Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain following a courageous battle with cancer. A lifelong resident of Elyria, Linda was born on October 23, 1943 to the late Clair and Dorothy Best. Linda was a graduate of Elyria High School, Class of 1961, and later became a homemaker. Her biggest joy in life was spending time with...
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Eric Seitz

February 23, 2017

Eric Bennett "Ric" Seitz, 65, of Elyria, unexpectedly passed away in his sleep on Thursday evening, February 23, 2017, at his residence. He was born December 10, 1951 in Lima to Charles and Shirley Seitz. Eric was a 1970 graduate of Avon Lake High School. He married in 1986 to Vicki Lynn Case. He grew up in Avon Lake and made his home in Elyria for the last 30 years. Ric loved Ohio State...
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Edna G. Brown

July 1, 1934 - February 23, 2017

EDNA GAYE BROWN, age 82 of North Royalton. Beloved wife of the late Denver Brown; Devoted mother of Linda Oleniacz, Boynton Beach, FL., Brenda Wilson (Glenn), Lodi, OH., Judy Borkey (Ron), North Royalton, OH.; Sister of Eileen Richmond, North Royalton, OH., Marjorie Myers, Wooster, OH., Louetta Gibson (Homer), Flatwoods, WV., Joann Ferrane, Flatwoods, WV., Betty Dean (Dave), Medina, OH., Dorothy...
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Phillip Hagedorn

November 22, 1966 - February 22, 2017

Phillip John Hagedorn was called home by our Heavenly Father on February 22, 2017. Beloved son of Phillip Louis Hagedorn and the late Karen Louise Chomos; treasured brother of Rachel, Miriam, David and Christopher; cherished uncle of Joseph, Jacob, Nicholas, Emma, Zachary and Julia; dearly loved nephew and cousin to many; and a truly devoted friend to all the lives he touched. In lieu of flowers,...
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Gene E Lafferty, Jr. "Champ"

July 20, 1955 - February 22, 2017

Gene E. Lafferty, Jr. "Champ", 61, passed away at his home in Spencer, OH on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He was born July 20, 19455 in Crown Hill, West Virginia. Gene was employed at the Ford Motor Company for 30 years in the Lorain, Avon, and Brook Park plants. He enjoyed fishing, wrestling, listening to music, and camping. Mr. Lafferty is survived by his sons Gene Lafferty, III, Jeffrey...
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Joyce Ann Anderson

February 26, 1949 - February 22, 2017

JOYCE A. ANDERSON (nee Hynek, also Findley), age 67 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of James Anderson for 20 years. Devoted mother of Karen Westfall (Scott), Vicki Stamper (Gary), Debbie Lightcap (Greg), Cathy Findley (Jon Sarrocco) and Chrissy Findley; loving grandmother of Vanessa, Jessica, Alexis, Rebecca, Lauren, Jack, Kayla, Greg, and Lexi; great-grandmother of Christian; dear sister of James...
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Martha Andrejko

April 26, 1939 - February 22, 2017

Martha Helen Andrejko (née Golden), 77, of Elyria, Ohio was born in Cleveland and had been a long time resident of Brunswick, entered into our Lord's care on February 22, 2017 due to complications from an aggressive infection. She is preceded in death by her son, Christopher John Joseph Andrejko, husband, Bernard Anthony Andrejko, and brother, Michael Golden. She is survived by her daughters,...
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Bonnie Jean Aslaksen

October 4, 1951 - February 22, 2017

Bonnie Jean Aslaksen (nee Bill), 65, of Sheffield Lake, passed away at St. John Medical Center on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 following a lengthy illness. Bonnie was born on October 4, 1951 in Cleveland. She taught everyone something, gave everyone a nickname, was an awesome mother to everyone, and loved her grandkids. Bonnie is survived by her husband of 47 years, Dale; daughters Angie...
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Julia Rose Thorne

March 28, 1926 - February 21, 2017

Julia Rose Thorne, 90, of Rocky River, adored and loving mother of daughters, Deborah Shaker and Diane Pawlowski; cherished grandmother of Robert Thorne; beloved sister to Doris Matula; dear aunt of Paul Matula. Passed away February 21, 2017. A private memorial service was held. To view her website and express condolences go to 440-333-9774
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Chris Poulos

July 17, 1946 - February 21, 2017

Chris Poulos, age 70; beloved husband of Ellie of 47 years; devoted, loving, and amusing father of Deena Beke (Tony), Michelle Imhof (Michael), and Christopher (Marie); grandfather of Danny, Kailyn, Giada, Ava, and Mia; brother of Marty (Wendy) and the late Victoria Casper. Passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to...
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Marilyn A. Pierce

December 6, 1953 - February 21, 2017

MARILYN A. PIERCE (nee Shepherd), age 63 of Parma. Beloved wife of Michael Ronald Pierce for 45 years. Devoted mother of Michael Ryan Pierce (fiance Vicki). Cherished daughter of the late Andrew and Mary Shepherd (nee Dusik); dear sister of Sandra Wendzicki (deceased) (David) and Ron Shepherd (Lynn); dearest aunt of Heather, Amanda, Chris and Tessa; friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday,...
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Mary Carmel Cooper

July 7, 1928 - February 21, 2017

Mary Carmel Cooper (née McDonagh), 88, of Berea passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Thomas J. Cooper; loving mother of Maria Reid (Bob), Geraldine, Virginia, Margaret Choong (Patrick), Thomas (the late Karen), Gerard, Jim (Patti), Steve (Kristen), and Angela (Gerald); cherished grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 9; sister of Therese McDonagh, the late Patrick...
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Patricia L. Pierog

October 19, 1948 - February 21, 2017

PATRICIA L. PIEROG (nee Boyle), age 68 of Parma. Beloved wife of Joseph J. Pierog for 41 years. Devoted mother of Joseph R. Pierog and Adam M. Pierog (Krista Brokos); loving grandmother of Morgan A. Pierog, Ryan and Grace; dear sister-in-law of Rose "Tootsie" Jablonski (Al) and Patricia Brown (Dick); cherished aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Prayer service at...
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George Szymanski

August 23, 1946 - February 21, 2017

George Szymanski, age 70 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of 46 years to Carol (nee Dovala); loving father of Cindi Szymanski; dear brother of Eve Cottier (Jim, deceased) and cherished uncle of Kelly and Richard (Annette). George was a proud Marine who served during the Vietnam War. He also loved to read. George passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests...
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Doris Dray

July 19, 1921 - February 20, 2017

Doris Dray (nee Meinzen), 95, of Rocky River, beloved wife of the late William; loving mother of David (Barbara) and the late Belinda Litty; devoted grandmother of Michael Litty (Jamie), Stacey Church (Jonathan); Aimee Lorkovic (Rob) and Karmi Jones; Gram of Martina, Madeline, Ethan, Ben, Zach, Jacob and Caleb; mother in law of David Litty (Cheryl). Passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. Funeral...
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Grayce (nee Mandanici) Romano

June 15, 1939 - February 20, 2017

Grayce M. Romano (nee Mandanici), age 77. Beloved wife of 46 years to the late Joseph F. Romano; loving mother of Vicki Camardo (Frank), Frank Romano (Kristine) and Denise Romano; cherished grandmother of Sam (Lindsey), Frank (Ainsley), Max (Amanda), Joseph, Benjamin and Isabella and dear sister of Marilyn Rapczynski (Raymond). Grayce passed away Monday February 20, 2017. The family suggests...
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Mary Varadi

March 7, 1927 - February 20, 2017

Mary L. Varadi, 89 of Bay Village. Daughter of the late Steve and Mary Lassan; mother of Mary Matzinger; grandmother of Kristen Ashbrook and James Matzinger; sister of the late Teresa (late Steve) Nehez; aunt of Michael Nehez, Margaret Thorpe (late Jim)and Steve (Lucia)Nehez . Passed away Monday, February 20, 2017. A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 10:30am at St. Raphael...
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Andrew Borosh

August 10, 1931 - February 20, 2017

Andrew Borosh, age 85. He was an inspiration to all of us with his positive attitude and love of life. He loved music and would play Frank Sinatra songs. He and the love of his life Betty (nee Fenko), were married 63 years. He was the father of David Borosh (Cyndi), Dan Borosh (Randi), Debbie Kandrach (Chip), and the late baby Andrew. He was the Grandpa to Ellie, Abby, Colin, Brittan, Daphne,...
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Paul Chupek

February 19, 2017

PAUL N. CHUPEK Paul was rerouted to Heaven on his last flight February 19, 2017. Age 65, he was a pilot employed with Flight Options since 2000 working as a Hawker Check Airman and most recently as a Lead Check Airman in the Phenom Program. He is preceded in death by his parents Paul & Mary Chupek. He is survived by his loving siblings Nancy Riopelle (Buzz), Tom (Kris) and his loving...
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Frank Swartz

October 24, 1927 - February 19, 2017

Frank Swartz, 89, of Avon Lake. Loving husband of Gloria (nee Gallagher); cherished father of Peggy Rogerson (Scott), Francis (Suzanne), Elaine Lastovka (Wolfgang Schindler), and Gail Lidyard (late Chris); grandfather of Ben Rogerson (Christine), Scott Rogerson, Adam Swartz, Jack Lastovka (Angie) and Luke Lastovka (Sarah), Sara Higgins (Matt) and Jason Lidyard; great-grandfather of Tyler, Samuel...
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John Homenik

May 1, 1924 - February 19, 2017

John Homenik passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon on February 19, 2017 with his wife Mary of 65 years at his side at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria. John was born May 1, 1924 in Coleman, Michigan to Wasyl and Anna (nee Kolody) Homenik. He would have been 93 on May 1. The family moved to Lorain when he was 2 years old and he graduated from Lorain High School in the class of 1942B. John has...
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Christine Piecuch

March 4, 1985 - February 19, 2017

Christine Piecuch, age 31 of Parma; loving daughter of Dennis and Rosalyn Piecuch and dear sister of Matthew and Missy. Passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Memorial service at 10am on Thursday, February 23 at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA. Inurnment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. 440-842-7800
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Christe Norton McGraw

September 30, 1960 - February 18, 2017

Christe won her final victory over pain Saturday evening, the 18th of February, 2017. She is survived by her husband Bill, mother Suzanne, brother Chuck, and sister in law Carole Barthel of Winnetka, IL. She was educated at Principia College and earned her MBA at Case Western Reserve University. In earlier adult years she lived in Paris and traveled extensively worldwide for Vantage Travel. After...
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Eleanor "Ellie" (nee Shredl) Luecht

April 7, 1931 - February 17, 2017

ELEANOR "ELLIE" LUECHT (nee Shredl), 85, beloved wife of Gordon; loving mother of Gayle, Susan, Michael (Bonnie), Jeffrey (Diane), Gregory (Kristy), Brian (Yasmin); grandmother of Joy, Caitlyn, Justin, Kayla, Richard, Robert (Sarah), Cory, Christopher, Marc, Michael, Mia; great-grandmother of Nathaniel, Ryan, McKenna. Passed away Friday, February 17, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be...
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Kurt G. Grabo

February 8, 1927 - February 16, 2017

Kurt G. Grabo, age 90, of Seven Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Rosanne Grabo (nee Kubicek) who passed away in March 2007; loving father of Kurt M. Grabo (Susan) and Keith E. Grabo (Helen); dear grandfather of Sarah Grabo (Justin Ramey), Kurt J. Grabo (Jessica), U.S. Air Force First Lt. Katie Capple (Neal), Matthew Grabo (Emily Cook, fiancée), Amanda Grabo, Melissa Bendau (Derrick) and...
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Jeryl Rae Denton

October 26, 1927 - February 16, 2017

Jeryl Rae Denton (nee Chipman), 89, of Avon Lake for 61 years, formerly of Parma, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from a sudden illness. Jeryl was born on October 26, 1927 in Parma and was a 1945 graduate of Parma High School. She started out working as a Bookkeeper at Peck Engraving in Cleveland, moved onto bookkeeping at various accounting firms, and then...
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Ryan R. Brown

November 26, 1969 - February 15, 2017

Ryan R. Brown, age 47 of North Royalton; beloved son of Russell and Ella; loving brother of Rita Colombes, Rachelle Evanish (Chris), and the late Robert R. Brown; cherished uncle to Mikayla, Kaleb, and Morgan. Passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Ryan loved to have fun and enjoyed making everyone laugh. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Friends may call at the...
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Joe D. Rose, Jr.

November 1, 1950 - February 15, 2017

JOE D. ROSE, Jr. of Parma. Beloved husband of Paula Rose for 28 years. Devoted father of Michelle, Melissa, Nicole and Ryan; loving grandfather of three; loved son of the late Louise Knight; dear brother of Bill (Kathy), Maryann, Linda (late husband Bill), Carl (Bonnie), Penny (Rubert) and Joanne (Gary); cherished uncle and friend of many. Joe was a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he received...
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Judith (nee Liptak) Gulley

September 1, 1937 - February 15, 2017

JUDITH A. GULLEY, (nee Liptak), 79, loving mother of Richard (Denise), Curtis (Susan), and the late Chris; dear grandmother of Kelly Lattner (Chris), Jaime Brown (Nate), Andrea Zrnich (Simon), Jeff Gulley (Abbey), Michael Gulley (Katie), and Rebecca Gulley; cherished great-grandmother of 9; sister of the late Lynette Klostermeyer and Leslie Nelson. Passed away February 15, 2017. In lieu of...
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Carol A. Breitenbach

February 24, 1947 - February 15, 2017

Carol A. Breitenbach (nee Nemeth), 69 of Avon Lake for 2.5 years, formerly of Strongsville from 1999-2014 and North Ridgeville from 1976-1999, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Ames Hospice House.Carol was born on February 24, 1947 in Cleveland, and was a 1965 graduate of West Tech High School. She went on to earn her B.S. in Accounting at Cleveland State, and her CPA license. She...
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Georgia Schade

June 29, 1923 - February 15, 2017

Georgia Schade (née Rakusan), 93, of Rocky River passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Beloved mother of Karen Main (Bradley) and Ronald (Christine); cherished grandmother of Melissa Foster (Jonathan), Brian Main (Jamie), Una Schade, and Geoffrey Schade. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106. Friends may call at the...
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Jean Marie Gluvna

December 9, 1923 - February 14, 2017

Jean Marie Gluvna (nee Lyons), age 93; beloved wife of the late William R. Gluvna who passed away in January 2005; loving mother of Pamela Barnes (Peter), Patricia Pleines (Robert), Terrence Gluvna, the late Mary Gluvna, the late Carolyn Gluvna, and the late Daniel Gluvna; dear grandmother of Katherine, Robert, Jr., and Philip; aunt and friend of many. Jean passed away on Tuesday, February 14,...
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Genoveva "Genny" Mendez

December 25, 1936 - February 14, 2017

GENOVEVA "GENNY" MENDEZ (nee Velez), 80, beloved wife of Herminio for 61 years; loving mother of Noemi (Joe), Gladys, Eneida, Ronaldo (Melanie), Amanda (Steven), Ana Delia (Greg); generous and devoted grandmother of Adam (Dana), Brandon, Nathan (Sara), Olivia, Hunter, Marcus, Victoria (Matthew), Jasmin (Matt), Justis, Gabriela, Grace and great-grandmother of Mia. Sister and fun-loving aunt to...
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Lannie Bowen

June 7, 1922 - February 13, 2017

Lannie Bowen, 94, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 13, 2017 in Bowie, Maryland with family members at her side. Lannie was born in Alabama and was married to Fred Bowen (deceased), also from Alabama. They moved to Elyria, Ohio where they were blessed with five children: Cullen Bowen (deceased), Freddie Bowen (deceased), Melvin Bowen, Claudia Fae Whitley, and Drusilla Yorke. ...
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Joan (nee Walsh) Rozman

February 14, 1925 - February 13, 2017

JOAN CHARLOTTE ROZMAN, (nee Walsh), devoted wife to Richard; mother to nine; grandmother to 17; great-grandmother to nine. Passed away Monday, February 13, 2017. Family requests donations be made to Cleveland Sight Center, 1909 East 101st Street, Cleveland, OH 44106 or Girl Scouts of America, 4019 Prospect Avenue E, Cleveland, OH 44103. All services will be private. BUSCH FUNERAL and...
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Neal H. Winston

August 21, 1934 - February 13, 2017

Neal H. Winston, Age 82. Beloved husband of the late Diana (nee Felker). Dear father of Teri Pistininzi, Stephen Winston (Sonya), and the late Tami Burke and Mary Winston. Grandfather of William Zigman, Lyndsey O'Shea, Shelby Burke, Vanessa Pistininzi, and Trevor, Andrew and Alec Winston and the late Guy Pistininzi Jr. Great grandfather of 6. Passed away Monday February 13, 2017. Memorials may be...
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Mary Flynn

May 13, 1933 - February 13, 2017

Mary J. Flynn (née O'Connor), 83, passed away peacefully Monday, February 13, 2017 at her home in Brighton Gardens of Westlake with her children at her side. Beloved wife of the late Eugene F. Flynn, Jr.; cherished mother of Joseph (Catherine), Mark (Silvia), Michael (Debbie), Rosemary Pritchard (Tom), Carol Scheible, and Margaret Morrison. She was blessed with 17 grandchildren and one great...
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James C. White, Sr.

February 14, 1946 - February 13, 2017

James C. White, Sr., age 70, of Hinckley, Ohio; beloved husband of MaryAnn White (nee Rogers); loving father of Jim White, Jr. (Miranda Vonhauger, fiancée), and Mike White (Kati 1.0); dear grandfather of Heather Ashforth (Brian), Tony White (Kati 2.0), Holly Ryan (Andy), and Mikey White, and great-grandfather of Brian and Noah; brother of Doris Geddis (Don, deceased), and brother-in-law of Joan...
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Mildred Mae Aber

February 14, 1933 - February 13, 2017

Mildred M. Aber (nee Nonamaker), age 83 of Westlake; beloved wife of Carl and the late Patrick McGinty and Kenneth Richard Spearing; loving mother of Ken Spearing (Susan), Barbara Stec (Jim), Gina "Virginia" Monson (John) and the late Donna Marie Spearing; grandmother of Kenny, Ricky (Victoria), Billy, Callie (Bill), Jimmy (Kimberly), Kimberly (Justin), Stacey (Rion), John R. (Kelsey), Andrew ...
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Steven Michael "Steve" Rodano

August 8, 1970 - February 12, 2017

Steven Michael "Steve" Rodano, age 46, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Leah R. Rodano (nee Foust) for 20 years; loving father of Ashley Rodano, Tyler Rodano, and Cassidy Rodano; dear son of Peggy Hammer, and the late Dennis Rodano; cherished brother of Denne Rodano and Angie Rodano; namesake of his uncle Steven G. Rodano; nephew, cousin, uncle and friend to many. Doer of the Dew,...
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Delia Johnson

April 24, 1920 - February 12, 2017

Delia Johnson (nee Martin), 96, of Sheffield Lake for 27 years, formerly of Cleveland passed away at home on February 12, 2017 following a short illness. Delia was born on April 24, 1920 in Rockhouse, KY, and came to Ohio in 1951. She began her career at Num Num Potato Chips, which was later purchased by Frito Lay, and she worked there for a span of 30 years. Delia enjoyed landscaping,...
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Paul G. Berkild

March 8, 1921 - February 12, 2017

Paul Berkild, 95, of Rocky River. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor. Loving father of Brenda and Brian (Debra). Dear brother of the late Helle, Signe and Ingeborg Berkild. Loving uncle to many. Went home to be with the Lord Sunday, February 12, 2017. Private services will be held. Interment at Riverside Cemetery in Cleveland. BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Road, Fairview Park. 440-333...
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Alice Constance Bruce

November 16, 1929 - February 11, 2017

Alice Constance Bruce (nee Yessler), 87, of Lakewood passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Ames Hospice House after a 10 year battle with cancer. Alice was born on November 16, 1929 in Cleveland to parents Victor and Mildred (nee Ayorai). Alice started as a waitress and moved to hostess at the Theatrical Grill in Cleveland. In her nearly 40 years there, it was nothing for her to...
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Dorothy M. Reinker

February 11, 2017

DOROTHY M. REINKER (nee Drude). Beloved wife of the late William F. Reinker for 59 years. Loving mother of Daniel (Sarah), David (Nancy), Sandra Simon (Reed) and Lisa Spinelli (Chuck); dear grandmother of Lydia, Peter, Marissa, Ralph, Sam, Fred and Nicholas; dear sister of Edward Drude; dearest aunt of Jeffrey, Gregory (deceased), Nancy, Susan, Linda, Roger (Denise), Donald, Joan (deceased),...
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