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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

Virgil S. Pack

February 27, 1928 - March 25, 2015

Served in the US Navy & was employed at Fisher Body, GM. Member of VFW Post #1079, drove the bus at College Hts Baptist Church & enjoyed golf & bowling. Survived by his wife Donna (nee Carner); children Carol Stringer, William, Thomas, Judith, Virginia, Virgil (Carol), Robbin Songer, & Janet; step-children Michael & David Samples; grandchildren Tamra, Ronald, Aundrea, James, David, Priscilla,...
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Eleanor Bleil

March 16, 1922 - March 25, 2015

Graduated from Rhodes High School & attended business school. Employed as secretary at Foundrey Education Foundation for 40 yrs. Lifetime member of St. Luke's UCC in Brooklyn. Enjoyed her pet dog "Stormie" and her cats. Survived by niece Cynthia Amos (Marc) of Elyria and nephew Robert (Pennie) Bleil of Port Orchard, WA; 7 great nieces & nephews & 8 great-great nieces & nephews. Memorial...
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Harriet R. (nee Rohrbaugh) Ossman

July 18, 1928 - March 25, 2015

HARRIET R. OSSMAN (nee Rohrbaugh), age 86 of Parma. Beloved wife of Wilbur R. Ossman for 63 years, devoted mother of Linda O. Lackey (David) of Strongsville, loving grandmother of Benjamin Specht, Emily Specht, Alexander Lackey and Meredith Lackey; dearest daughter of the late Rev. Harry J. Rohrbaugh and Anna E. Rohrbaugh (nee Williard), dear sister of the late Rev. Paul E. Rohrbaugh (Marian,...
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Carol (nee Smith) Markovich

July 1, 1945 - March 24, 2015

Carol Markovich (nee Smith), age 69; Loving wife of George Markovich; beloved mother of Carol Hyvarinen of Maple Hts., Barbara Kamps (David) of Creston, Wendy Mascoline of Berea and Suzanne Frank (Chris Chverchko) of Euclid; grandmother of James Hyvarinen, Jeanne Williams (Vincent), Joshua Hyvarinen and Sherri Mascoline (Dustin Perez); great-grandmother of Michael Hyvarinen, Julia Straight,...
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Phyllis J. Sammartano

May 19, 1930 - March 24, 2015

PHYLLIS J. SAMMARTANO, age 84 of North Royalton. Cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Vera Sammartano (nee Eggleston). Phyllis being an only child really felt her friends were her family. She had many, many dear friends that have gone before her. She will be truly missed by those she leaves behind. Passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Memorials may be forwarded to the St. Jude Childrens...
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Neal E. Kronika

August 29, 1928 - March 24, 2015

Neal E. Kronika, age 86 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Diva; dear father of Alan (Nordeen); dear friend of Chris Vanni; son of the late Edward and Wilma and friend of many. The family requests donations to Parma Animal Shelter, 6260 State Road, Parma, OH 44134 or to The MetroHealth Foundation, Building for The Future Fund, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109. The Funeral Service...
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Dolly (nee Mick) Hickman

January 6, 1935 - March 23, 2015

Dolly Dee Hickman (nee Mick), 80, of Avon Lake went home to be with her Lord, surrounded by her loving children, Monday, March 23, 2015 at the Cleveland Clinic following a brief illness. She was born January 6, 1935 in Webster Springs, West Virginia and has resided in Lorain County since 1953. Her life's work was being a loving wife and mother. She was a member of the Elyria Community Church...
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Judy A. Weber

August 23, 1939 - March 22, 2015

Judy A. Weber (nee Schmidt), age 75 of Parma, beloved wife of Dale of 56 years; loving mother of Debbie Janko (Mike), Sandy Stergios (Aaron), and Patti Brauer (Ken); and proud grandma of seven. Passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015. Memorials may be forwarded to American Stroke Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, on...
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Mark A. Selent

April 7, 1952 - March 22, 2015

Mark A. Selent, 62, of Sheffield Lake passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at his home following a lengthy illness. He was born April 7, 1952 in Lorain and was a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He was the former owner of Selenti's Pizza, Lorain. He was a former member of the Kiwanis Club in Lorain; and he enjoyed golf, listening to jazz music and his family. Mr. Selent is survived by...
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Richard E. Gross

July 22, 1927 - March 22, 2015

Richard E. Gross, 87, of Parma Hts., beloved husband of 64 years of Jeannine Gross (nee Lang); loving father of Dale Gross, Ron Gross (Sue), Jim "OJ" Gross (Colleen), and Terrianne Fick (Dr. Sam); dear grandfather of Chip, Rick, Joe, Beth, David, Kevin, Adam, Stephanie, Kym, and MJ, and great-grandfather of 6; brother of the late Donald Gross. Mr. Gross was a U.S. Army veteran and a Cleveland...
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Christine Cecil

June 19, 1945 - March 21, 2015

Christine L. Cecil, age 69. Made the trip home to the Lord on March 21, 2015. Beloved daughter of Louise (nee Arko) and John Cecil (both deceased); dearest sister of Dolores (Eddie) England and Jack (Lee) Cecil; beloved aunt to Pat (Andy) Sabol, Rob (Malaky) Cecil, and Melanie (Joe) Joltin; Loving great aunt, favorite cousin, godmother, and friend to many. Chris graduated from Warr, Hts. High...
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Peg E. Spontelli

July 15, 1932 - March 21, 2015

PEG E. SPONTELLI (nee Boehm), age 82 of Seven Hills. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Spontelli, devoted mother of Kenneth Spontelli (Gail) and Thomas Spontelli, loving grandmother of five, dear sister of Bob Boehm (deceased) (Grace, deceased), and Eljorie Mason (Paul, deceased), cherished aunt and friend of many. Peg was a member of the North Coast Sailing Singles and the United States Power...
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James Dean Liska

February 26, 1949 - March 21, 2015

James "Dean" Liska, 66; beloved husband of Nancy J. Liska (nee Rose); loving father of Robert Liska (Maria), Katlin Liska, Douglas Liska; dear son of Robert and Jane (nee Clark) Liska; brother of Mark (Michele), Brian, Daniel (Elaine deceased) and Matthew (Terry). He served in the U.S. Army and was a proud Ranger. He passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015. In lieu of flowers, contributions...
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William A. Hunger

October 16, 1928 - March 21, 2015

William A. Hunger, age 86, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 21, 2015. Devoted husband for 58 years to Jane (nee Walker). Loving father to Cindy (Antonio) Sanchez, Joel (Tammy), David (Debra), Sarah (Brian) Upton, Mary (Craig) Deppert, Jenny (Jeff) West and Mark (Amy); dear brother of Dorothy Anderson (deceased); cherished grandfather of Emma and Olivia...
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Eugene A. Greco

June 4, 1931 - March 20, 2015

Eugene A. "Gene" Greco, 83, of North Ridgeville and formerly of Avon passed away Friday March 20, 2015. He was born June 4, 1931 in Elwood City, PA where he was raised the son of the late Joe and Mary Greco (nee Lobozzo). He graduated from Lincoln High School in Elwood City, PA and played trumpet in a local band. Gene served in the Air Force for four years during the Korean War and then...
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Victoria Clise

January 4, 1924 - March 19, 2015

Victoria Clise (nee Scudder), 91 of Parma; beloved wife of the late Ronald for 63 years; loving mother of Calla Schulte (Henry), Cathy Neczypor (Ken) and Carrie Gladyszewski (Daniel); dear grandmother of Alex, Zachary, Victoria, Alissa, Carly and Leah; great grandmother of Logan; sister of Gretta Conley and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Interment Sunset Memorial Park...
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Madeline (nee Parks) Wells

May 12, 1922 - March 19, 2015

Madeline G. Wells (nee Parks), 92, went home to be with her Lord Thursday, March 19, 2015 at O'Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville. She was born May 12, 1922 in Beatrice, West Virginia. Madeline was employed for 25 years at General Industries in Elyria. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Elyria, a Sunday School Teacher, and Camp Counselor. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and...
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Sylvia Kovar

February 3, 1916 - March 18, 2015

Sylvia Kovar, 99: beloved cousin of Gloria Guinnip; aunt of Gloria Skipworth, Pat Packer and Sandra Dennison; friend of many. Preceeded in death by parents, Ben and Clara and brother Ben. She was an emeritus member of Kiwanis. Passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Memorials may be made to Willowood Care Center, 1186 Haddock Rd., Brunswick, OH 44212. Interment at Riverside Cemetery. Funeral...
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Germaine D. Zakel

March 18, 1933 - March 18, 2015

Germaine D. Zakel (nee Senay). Age 82. With family at her side, passed away on her birthday following a long battle with cancer. Her hope and faith always remained strong. Her real joy and hobby was as a seamstress, lovingly seweing and hemming for her expanded family. Proud retiree of 29 years at the US Postal Service. The daughter of Harvey and Virginia Senay (deceased), Gerry is survived...
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Arthur F. "Art" Buehner

November 22, 1933 - March 17, 2015

Arthur F. "Art" Buehner, 81 of Fort Myers, FL., formerly of North Olmsted; beloved husband of the late Anna Marie (nee Humpal); loving father of Lynda Capuria (David), Barbara O'Brien (Jim) and Teresa Keener (Mike); devoted grandpa of David, Brandon, Joey, Kevin and Danny; great-grandfather of Bentley and David III; dear brother of Ronnie Buehner and the late Carl. Passed away March 17, 2015. In...
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Frances Margaret Crisafi

December 13, 1939 - March 17, 2015

Frances Margaret "Fran" Crisafi (nee Murino), age 75, of Cleveland, Ohio. Our beloved mother went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Loving mother of Kenneth Crisafi, Gina Crisafi, Mary Crisafi, and Daniel Crisafi. Dear grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 7. Dearest sister of David Murino (Hortense), Gloria Galmarini (Armond), the late Mary Kus and the late...
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Ann M. DiBenedetto

December 6, 1922 - March 17, 2015

Ann M. DiBenedetto (nee Dacko) age 92 of Bay Village, Ohio passed away on Tuesday March 17, 2015. Ann was best known as "Heady Lady" and the owner of Heady Lady Millinery. In 1967 Ann was crowned Mrs. Cleveland and still holds the title today. Ann had a great love for fashion and hats. She took those talents and began doing talk shows about her personal collection of over 500 hats and the many...
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Melissa (nee Zygadlo) Thomas

September 26, 1974 - March 17, 2015

MELISSA C. THOMAS (nee Zygadlo), 40 beloved wife of Brian; loving mother of Nicholas and Julia; beloved daughter of Frank and Edith Zygadlo; loving sister of Laura Heinrich (Jacob); great niece of Edith Kowan; dear aunt, niece, cousin, and friend to many; granddaughter of the late Ruth and Alfred Clark. Passed away peacefully March 17, 2015. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in...
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Cynthia A. Burline

December 31, 1952 - March 17, 2015

CYNTHIA A. BURLINE (nee Feldkamp), age 62 of Parma. Loving mother of Robert J. Burline (deceased), Patricia Ann Fisher (Robert), Santo Burline, Jr. (Carrie) and Sean Dwight Burline, loving grandmother of 6, dear sister of Kathleen Demma (Michael) and the following deceased: Robert Feldkamp, Joseph Feldkamp, James Feldkamp and Richard Feldkamp, cherished life long friend of Bonnie Piskac. Passed...
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Robert L. "Grizz" Grizzell

May 10, 1942 - March 17, 2015

Robert L. "Grizz" Grizzell, 72, Loving husband of Jackie S. Grizzell (nee Borzon); Loving father of William James "Will"; Dear son of Nina Morrison and the late William H. Grizzell; Brother of Phyllis Weber, Pat Cathcart, William Grizzell, Judith Titus, and Linda Groves. Passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid...
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Carol Florentine Walters

December 9, 1921 - March 16, 2015

Carol Florentine Walters (nee Leuthjohn) passed away peacefully on Monday, March 16, 2015 at the age of 93. She lived a long, full, and happy life. Carol spent most of her life in Cleveland, Ohio, before joining her daughter and family in Atlanta during her golden years. She was Salutatorian of her class at J.F. Rhodes High School in Cleveland, attended business school, and married the love of...
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James O. Linden

July 29, 1921 - March 16, 2015

James O. Linden, 93 of Avon Lake, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at Normandy Manor in Rocky River. James was born in Cleveland on July 29, 1921. He graduated from Dover High School in Westlake and was employed as a welder with Danco Metal Products. James was a member of Lake Shore United Methodist Church. He was a very gentle and quiet man. James is survived by his children Ken Linden ...
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Clark Anthony "Tony" Carosella

September 23, 1941 - March 16, 2015

Clark Anthony (Tony) Carosella died Monday the 16th of March. He is survived by his beloved wife, Cynthia (nee Meinhardt), five children: Victoria Mulhall (Dennis), Vince Carosella (Suzanne), Emma Carosella, Tony Carosella and Carolyn Dzuro (George), 15 grandchildren: John, Sarah, Danny, Tony Jr., Kayla, Mark, Breanna, Gabriel, Vince (deceased), Carmen, Isabelle, Alivia, Jordan, Garrett and Mary,...
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Elmer John Bonyko

May 23, 1929 - March 16, 2015

Elmer John Bonyko was born May 23, 1929 and passed away at Main Street Care Center Avon Lake, Monday, March 16, 2015. He is of Austrian decent; beloved husband of Carol R. Bonyko (nee Kuehnle); loving father of Lisa Brown of Westlake, Blake (Amy, deceased) Bonyko of Chicago, Patricia (Bill) Normile of Avon; dear grandfather of David, Tara, Madeline, Kevin, Justin, Tyler, Kyle;Step-grandfather of...
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Harry L. Beckett

January 27, 1923 - March 16, 2015

Harry L. Beckett, age 92; beloved husband of the late Eileen (nee Bergmann); loving father of Douglas, Daryl (Louise) and Dale (Joyce); grandpa of Danielle and Samuel and brother of the late William. Preceded in death by parents, Lewis and Clara. Harry was a proud Mason and a US Army Veteran of foreign wars. He passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015. Funeral service at the funeral home on Friday,...
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Donald M. Petch

September 6, 1927 - March 15, 2015

Donald M. Petch passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at the age of 87. He was cherished by his surviving wife of 60 years, Geraldine M. Petch (nee Wise); his daughters Peggy Petch of Denver, Colorado, Beth Thomas (Mike) of Athens, Ohio, and Kathy Mohnacky (John) of North Royalton, Ohio; his grandsons Matt Mohnacky (Jenny), Kurt Conkey (Heather), and Chris Mohnacky; and his three great...
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Karen (nee Nelson) McIntosh

October 15, 1943 - March 15, 2015

Karen Marie McIntosh (nee Nelson), of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015. She was born October 15, 1943 in Berea, Ohio. Karen was a graduate of Elyria High School. She was employed as an Administrative Assistant in Advertising. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, movies, and spending time with her family. Mrs. McIntosh is survived by her daughters Teresa Matus (Michael)...
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Richard Scheuering

May 15, 1932 - March 13, 2015

Richard Scheuering, age 82 of Brooklyn, Ohio, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015. Beloved husband for 62 years of Roberta (nee Roop); loving father of Fred (Nancy) and Allen (Diane); dear grandfather of Matt (Leslie), Mark, Lindsay (deceased), Lauren and Alex; great-grandfather of Harper and Clark. Richard served in the US Army in the Korean War and was a long time 32nd degree Mason. In lieu...
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Marian Williamson

July 21, 1929 - March 12, 2015

Marian J. Williamson, (nee Sherwood) born July 21, 1929, age 85 of Brook Park, left us on March 12, 2015 to be with her Savior, Jesus Christ, who she faithfully loved and served. She was the beloved wife of 41 years to the late Charles F. Williamson; loving mother of Michele Bittikofer (Michael); dearest grandmother of Nicole Bittikofer (Jose) and Stephen Bittikofer; fond great grandmother of...
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Joseph F. Burke

December 30, 1932 - March 12, 2015

Joseph F. Burke, retired Senior Vice President of Chicago Title Insurance Company, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the age of 82 in Avon Lake, Ohio. He was born December 30, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Burke graduated with honors form Xavier University and earned his law degree from Valparaiso University. He was a member of the Illinois, Indiana and Michigan Bars. For ten...
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Elwood C. Hassinger

March 12, 2015

Dr. Elwood C. Hassinger, age 86 of Parma, a Chiropractor in Parma for 45 years, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015. He was the only Chiropractor practicing in Parma, Ohio when he established offices on Broadview Road in 1953. He graduated from James Ford Rhodes High School in Cleveland in 1946, served with the U.S. Army in Trieste, Italy and after his tour of duty was accepted at Lincoln...
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Michael J. "Tim" Timko

September 28, 1944 - March 11, 2015

Michael J. "Tim" Timko, Sr., 70, of Avon passed away March 11, 2015 at his home following a lengthy illness. Michael was born September 28, 1944 in Lorain where he was raised and resided most of his life. He was a graduate of Lorain High School and employed as a steelworker at U.S. Steel, Lorain; retiring in 2000 after 31 years. In high school he was a member of the Dukes, and later of United...
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Danielle "Nellie" Thompson

December 8, 1978 - March 11, 2015

Nellie was a 1998 graduate of Brookside High School and life member of VFW Post 8686. She recently began to paint and enjoyed this pastime. Mostly though it was her son, Sean which her world revolved around. Survivors include: mother Barb Mitchell, fiancé John Godzich, son Sean and brothers P.J. and Jason.
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Dorothy Ward

August 15, 1926 - March 11, 2015

Dorothy Ward (nee Gilbert), age 88. Beloved wife of Jim for 22 years; the best mom of Kathy Schnell, Jenny Peresta (Margaret Nunley) and Gary Peresta (Kim); gramma of Samantha and Erika Schnell; great-gramma to Sydney; gramma of Nicholas, Andrew, Levi, Nelson, and Bela Peresta; step-mother of Debi Fronius, the late Lyn Sydenstricker, and Sandy Mayich; Step-gramma of A.J., Joe, and Nick; preceded...
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Marianne Lesniak

June 17, 1953 - March 11, 2015

MARIANNE LESNIAK (nee Swet), age 61 of Parma. Beloved wife of Dennis P. Lesniak for 35 years. Devoted mother of Amy Hirzel (Greg), loving daughter of the late Michael Swet and Helen Swet (nee Gorski), dearest sister of Sharon Sherman (Vance), Richard Swet, Daniel Swet and Deborah Swet, cherished aunt, daughter-in-law, sister and friend. Passed away on Wednesday March 11, 2015. Memorials may be...
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Kathleen R. Barnes

August 26, 1950 - March 11, 2015

Kathleen R. Barnes (nee Falkenberg) 64, Beloved wife of Harry for 40 years; Loving mother of Brian (Jodi Jean) and Cassandra; Cousin to Tom O'Neill, Marty Hilovsky and Barb Garver. Preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Evelyn Falkenberg. Passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Kathy was a life-long resident of Avon Lake, graduating from ALHS in 1968, St. Joseph School of Nursing in 1970,...
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Robert W Smith

June 27, 1938 - March 10, 2015

Bob Smith, 76, of Cleveland; beloved husband of Lucille of 47 years; amazing dad of Debbie, Sherry (Rich), Lisa (Donald), Gloria and Mike (Tina); devoted grandpa of Megan (Sean), Paige, Robert, Tyler, Laura, Michael and Chrissy (Eugene); great grandpa of Rebecca, Desiree, Lil Debbie, Cody and Alex; brother of Smitty and Ellen. Passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015. A funeral service will be...
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William Bill Preslock

September 25, 1964 - March 10, 2015

Bill D. Preslock, 50, of Westlake, beloved son of William and JoLinda (nee Klecan); loving brother of Connie Aschinger (Chris) and Chris (Laura); loving uncle of Hans, Kelton, Elizabeth, Preston, Libby and Grace; dear nephew, cousin and friend of many. Passed away March 10, 2015. A graduate of Westlake High School, Bill loved fishing, gardening and cooking, he will be dearly missed. Memorial...
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Shirley A. Stafford

April 27, 1937 - March 10, 2015

SHIRLEY A. STAFFORD, 77, loving mother of John Stafford and Lisa Stafford; dear grandmother of James, Jeremy, Joshua, Heather, Olivia, and Michael; cherished great-grandmother of Madison, Baylen, and Lillian; loved by Pastors Darryl and Yolanda Tolliver and children. Passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2015. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL ROAD, CLEVELAND THURSDAY, MARCH 12...
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Joseph P. Klouda

March 1, 1928 - March 9, 2015

JOSEPH P. KLOUDA, 87, beloved husband of Evelyn for 61 wonderful years, loving father of Paul (Debbie) & Cheryl (Ron) Shavel, dear brother of Joan Kinnaird, grandfather of Kenneth (Shannon), Michael (Katie) & Steven, great grandfather of Juniper, Logan & Carter. Dad, you left us all far, far better for being in our lives. The family wishes to thank the nurses of Marymount Hospital ICU, doctors &...
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Susan J. Kaczorowski

July 12, 1924 - March 9, 2015

Susan J. Kaczorowski (nee Pawlowski), age 90 of Parma Heights. Loving wife of the late Bruno Kaczorowski; beloved mother of Frank, Robert (Donna), the late Barbara Zorn (John, deceased), Irene Chippy (Mitchell) and Edward (Gail); cherished grandmother of Angi Patsue, Jamie Molnar (Leeona), Joseph Chippy (Jessica Harland), Rainee Kaczorowski, Heather Facey, Jessica Kerlin (Joshua), Daniel...
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Robert J. French

June 2, 1934 - March 9, 2015

Robert J. French, 80, of Parma, Passed away peacefully on Monday, March 9, at University Hospitals Parma Medical Center. Bob was preceded in death by his loving wife of 40 years, Louise, and a grandchild, Philip. A retired Captain of the Parma Fire Department and a perpetual do-it-yourselfer, Robert was known as a honest hard worker. He leaves behind four children: Renee (Mark) Churnega,...
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Carol Dougan

December 2, 1950 - March 9, 2015

Dougan, Carol (nee Pietrasz) 64, passed away suddenly March 9, 2015. Carol was born in Cleveland on December 2, 1950. She attended Tri C Community College and worked in the Accounting Department at Northern Haserot for 48 years. She was a member of St. Raphael's Parish and the Polish Legion of American Veterans Ladies Auxiliary. Carol enjoyed cooking and hosting family at Christmas. She...
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Dorothy Newport

July 8, 1924 - March 8, 2015

Dorothy Newport (nee Mach), age 90, beloved wife of the late Mortimer G. of 35 years; loving mother of the late William, Andrew, Mary (David), and the late Margaret; grandmother of Nina; sister of Jerry; and aunt of Wayne, Alan, and Annette. Passed away Sunday, March 8th, 2015. Cremation by Busch Crematory. 440-842-7800
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George N. Grellinger

February 14, 1928 - March 8, 2015

George N. Grellinger, 87 a resident of Avon Lake since 1953, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015 at his home. He was born in Milwaukee, WI on February 14, 1928. George served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1946-1948, stationed on the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw on the Great Lakes and various other vessels on the Pacific Ocean. He worked for over 30 years as a chemical engineer for B.F. Goodrich in...
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Helen J. Komer

April 16, 1931 - March 7, 2015

Helen J. Komer (nee Corcoran), 83, beloved wife of the late Robert Komer; dear mother of Pamela Komer, Jan Porto, Robert Komer, and Samuel; beloved grandmother of Kelly Danik, Ivy & Carly Filbin, Michael, Jacob & Chad Porto, and Benjamin and Kyle Komer, and great-grandmother of 5. Mrs. Komer passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2015. Memorial Mass to be celebrated Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 9:30 A.M...
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Michael Charles Thies

October 4, 1979 - March 7, 2015

Michael Charles Thies, age 35, of Cleveland, Ohio; loving father of Michael D. Thies and Ryan Reginelli; beloved companion of Jen Reginelli; dear son of Michael L. Thies (Vicky) and Diane M. DiVincenzo (Nino); dearest brother of Anthony DiVincenzo, Robert DiVincenzo, Christine DiVincenzo, William Summers, Joshua Monroe, and Jessica Summers; nephew, cousin and friend to many. Michael passed away...
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John C. Slykerman

October 9, 1942 - March 7, 2015

John Slykerman, age 72. Loving husband for 50 years to Patricia (nee Terrell); father of Charles (Donna) and Pamela Laguna (Rick); grandfather of Suzanne Yancey (Robert), Stephen Slykerman, and Ricky, Julian and Victor Laguna; great-grandfather to Dylan and Dean Yancey; brother of Marie Fletcher (Roland), Rosemary Ramsey (Donald), Peter Slykerman (deceased), Julia Schroeder (Charles), Elaine...
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Betty Kinsner

May 15, 1928 - March 7, 2015

Betty Kinsner (nee Bidner) died on March 7, 2015, after a brief illness. Betty was born on May 15, 1928, in Youngstown, Ohio. She was the fifth of six children, sister to the late Carl Bidner, Louise Tettemer, Helen Majetich, John Bidner, and Robert Bidner. She received her bachelor's degree in Bacteriology from Ohio State University in 1950, and worked as a lab technician following her...
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Erhardt R. Weber

January 18, 1926 - March 6, 2015

Erhardt R. Weber, age 89, of North Olmsted, beloved husband of 67 years of Arleen E. Weber (nee Renner); loving father of David Weber (Paula) and Tim Weber (Judy); dear grandfather of Robert Weber and Josef Weber; brother of the late Eleanor Waugh (Robert, deceased), Adela Glitzenstein (John, deceased), and Raymond Weber (Lois, living); uncle of many nieces and nephews. Mr. Weber was a U.S. Navy...
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Walter L. Overton

October 25, 1948 - March 6, 2015

Walter L. Overton, 66, beloved husband of Linda (nee Arnold); loving father of Michelle, Nicole, and the late Christian; devoted grandfather of Alyssa and Dominic Polito; brother of Beverly and the late Faith. Passed away Friday, March 6, 2015. Prayer services at the funeral home Wednesday, March 11 at 9:15am followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at Transfiguration Parish, 12608 Madison Ave....
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Samuel S. De Balzo

February 16, 1929 - March 6, 2015

Samuel S. De Balzo, age 86, beloved husband of Esther (nee Mauser) of 47 years; loving father of Linda (Mick), Esther Ann, and Sandra (Brian); beloved grandpa of Marie, Thomas, Rachel, Hannah, and Greg; brother of Robert and Irene; and Daddy to his adoring cat Beauty. Passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Friday, March 6th, 2015. Prayer service at the funeral home on Tuesday, March...
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Raymond R. Page III

June 25, 1937 - March 6, 2015

Raymond R. Page, age 77; Loving husband of Shirley A. (nee Gutwirth); dear father of Raymond (Charlotte), Joseph, Laura Sullivan (Jim) and Denise Malinak (Thomas); grandfather of Ashley and Dylan. Preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Elvera (nee Schmidt). Labor Local #310 member for 50 years. Treasurer of the Silver and Gray bowling league and President of the Huff-n-Puffers. Memorial...
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Cassandra Jean Willis

July 24, 1981 - March 4, 2015

Cassandra Jean Willis (nee Matheny), age 33, loving mother of Mason and Owen; beloved daughter of Keith and Lecia; wife of Timothy; sister of Sarah Werner (Scott); Alexander Matheny; Kathryn and Blair Birinyi; granddaughter of Charles Schlosser and Doris Matheny (nee Kellogg); loving aunt, friend, and caretaker to all. Passed away Wednesday, March 4th, 2015. In lieu of flowers memorial...
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Mary C. Saunders

August 23, 1945 - March 4, 2015

Mary C. Saunders (nee Beach), 69, of Fairview Park, beloved mother of Edward (Jennifer), Christopher and Gerard; most loving grandmother of Brett and Jess; sister of Paul (Barbara), Raymond (Dolores), Bobbie, Richard (Jennifer), and the late James Beach; loving aunt, cousin and friend of many. Passed away March 4, 2015. Memorial Contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society Ohio Buckeye...
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George J. Hanna

September 2, 1932 - March 3, 2015

George J. Hanna, 82, of Westlake, formerly of Rocky River; beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Gibbs); loving father of Michael, Elisabeth Dycman (Robert) and Laura Simonetti (James); devoted grandfather of Taylor, Jared, Raymond, Allyson and Ryan. Passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Mr. Hanna was a 1950 graduate of Shaw High School and a United States Navy veteran. He was an electrician for...
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Rosemary "Rose" A. Hubach

March 5, 1942 - March 3, 2015

Rosemary "Rose" A. Hubach (nee Wright), 72 of Avon Lake passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 after a short illness at New Life Hospice Center in Lorain. Rose was born in Lansing, MI on March 5, 1942. She worked as a home health care aide and loved taking care of people. In her younger years, Rose loved boating and fishing. She also enjoyed animals, gospel music and photography. Rose is...
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Winston Mathus Skates

February 12, 1927 - March 3, 2015

WINSTON MATHUS SKATES, 88, Dear Husband of the late Mary Jane; Loving Father of Sally Delambo (Peter), Barbara Petkovic (Vladimir); Cherished Grandfather of Matthew Weber; Devoted Brother of Nathaniel, Murlene, Reba, Omar Lee and Vernell; Dear Friend of Michael Weber; World War II Navy Veteran. Passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Interment will be Friday, March 6 at Lakeview Cemetery following...
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Anne (nee Lambor) Hentka

September 4, 1918 - March 3, 2015

ANNE L. HENTKA (nee Lambor), 96, Loving Mother of Michele Gerber (Donald); Dear Grandmother of Ryan Gerber (Ashley) and Nicole Berns (Glenn), Monique Silver (Thomas) and Joshua Hall; Great-grandmother of six. Preceded in death by her first husband Michael Hall, second husband Frank Hentka; son Mark Hall; sister Marie Connelly; brother Andrew Lambor and sister Alice Mass; parents Nicholas and...
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Michael J. Rytel

May 10, 1953 - March 1, 2015

Michael J. Rytel, 61, loving husband, father, grandfather and brother; passed away Sunday March 1, 2015. Memorials may be forwarded to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675. Private services to be held. 440-933-3202
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Robert P. Kovach

May 22, 1928 - March 1, 2015

Robert P. Kovach, age 86 of Parma; passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Beloved husband of the late Marilyn R. Kovach; loving father of Susan M. Kovach-Bertele (Joseph Bertele, deceased) and Robert F. Kovach (Christine Heysen-Kovach); dearest grandfather of Danielle M. Miller (deceased) and Rachelle A. Miller; great-grandfather of Jacob Miller; Son of the late Peter and Theresa (nee Bobal)...
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Theodore J. Benko

May 29, 1920 - March 1, 2015

Theodore J. Benko, 94, longtime resident of Independence, Ohio and recent resident of Pearl Crossings in Strongsville, Ohio. Beloved husband for 57 years of the late Marjorie (nee Lipps); dear brother of the late Katherine Miller (Charles, deceased), Stephen (Lois, deceased), and John (Phyllis, deceased); dear brother-in-law of Colleen Skalecki (Edward, deceased); loving uncle of Robert, Gary ...
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James J. "Sticker" Stokowski

March 1, 1939 - February 28, 2015

James J. "Sticker" Stokowski, age 75 of North Royalton. Preceded in death by his parents Anthony J. and Jeanette (nee Bombalicki) Stokowski; loving father of Wayne Stokowski, Kasha (Scott) Januszewski, John (Theresa) Stokowski, Tony Stokowski, Maurio Stokowski, Aime Stokowski, and Amanda Kovats; grandfather of Cody, Kara, David, Danny, Kristin, Adrianna, Arrabella and Cameron; brother of Joanne...
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Carl J. Burbach

November 10, 1923 - February 28, 2015

Carl J. Burbach, 91, much loved husband of Adeline; devoted father of Carlotta M. Gibbons (Brian), Nancy K. Flowers (John), Lisbeth R. Flaatrud, Carl F. Burbach Jr. (Ellen), Kathryn A. Brown (Robert) and Mark A. Burbach; grandfather of 12 and great-grandfather of 6. World War II veteran; proud member of IBEW 38 for 67 years. The family wants to thank the staff at The Gardens of Westlake for their...
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John F. Kessen

October 19, 1937 - February 28, 2015

John Frederick Kessen, 77, of Parma Heights, Ohio, passed away at Parma Community General Hospital after a short illness. He was born on October 19, 1937, in Lafayette, Indiana, to Harry Joseph Kessen and Elizabeth McGuire. He was the youngest of seven children: Frank (JoAnn); Joan (Russell Brown); Janice (James Weaver, living); two siblings, Anthony and Virginia, who died in infancy; and James ...
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Stephen Joel "Steve-O" Lichtner

April 13, 1941 - February 27, 2015

Stephen J. "Steve-O" Lichtner, 73 of Avon Lake, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Friday, February 27, 2015. Steve was born April 13, 1941 in The Bronx, NY. Steve worked as a professional bartender at establishments from New York to Ohio. Some of the places where Steve tended bar and made great friends include the Aqua Marine and the Tropicana in Avon Lake, where Steve worked as the...
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Doris M. Schur

October 31, 1932 - February 27, 2015

Doris M. Schur (nee Sherwin), age 82 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late George Schur; loving mother of George (Debra), Susan Stano, Diane Kurrass; cherished grandmother of Jeslyn Estep (Evan), David Schur (Kristen), Arin Schur, Christian Stano, Bretton Stano, Matthew Kurrass and Elizabeth Kurrass; Gigi to Autumn, Weston and Derek; dear sister to Nancy Stevenson and Ted Sherwin; aunt, friend and...
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Richard R. Kessel

July 26, 1929 - February 27, 2015

Richard R. Kessel, age 85. Cherished husband of Constance (Foos), passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family. He leaves behind his wife, Connie, and children: David (Sharon), Christine Greene (Keith), Lisa Flanagan (Eddie, deceased) and Julie Sullivan (Brian), and 10 grandchildren: Daniel, Jesse, Ian, Lea, Joseph, Jared, Grant, Reed, McKenna and Greyson. Richard was the youngest of...
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Richard J. Bartunek

May 15, 1956 - February 26, 2015

Richard J. Bartunek, 58, of Sheffield Lake passed away unexpectedly Thurs, Feb. 26, 2015. He was raised in Avon Lake & graduated class of 1974. He's survived by sister Lynne Maxwell (James "Steve"); 2 nieces, Kristy Wedell & Victoria Wedell; 5 great nieces & nephews; 2 step-daughters, Ryanne Czuba & Robin Brewer; 3 step granddaughters. He was preceded in death in 2014 by wife Rebecca; and by...
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Margaret B. Jurkowski

August 4, 1935 - February 26, 2015

Margaret B. Jurkowski (nee Barner), age 79, of North Royalton, Ohio, and resident of New Port Richey, Florida; beloved wife of William J. Jurkowski, and the late Myron W. Steenstra who passed away in February 1997; loving mother of Scott Steenstra and Susan Graff, and step-mother of Michael Jurkowski (Susan), Michelle Sickle (Jim), and Tammy Ferencik (Dave); dear grandmother of Thomas Graff, II,...
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James A. Mraz, Jr.

April 20, 1967 - February 26, 2015

JAMES A. MRAZ, Jr., age 47 of Cleveland. Cherished son of Cornelia "Corkie" Scherer (Melvin) and the late James A. Mraz, Sr. (Joyce, living), dear brother of Denise Mraz, step-brother of Irene Mraz, dearest nephew, uncle, cousin and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Funeral Mass at St. Albert the Great, 6667 Wallings Road, North Royalton, Oh. 44133 on Friday, March 6,...
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Robert A. Minium

September 5, 1931 - February 25, 2015

Robert A. Minium, 83, of Bay Village, loving husband of Judith (nee Hanna); father of Scott (Judi), Sue Lambert (Buel), and Stacey; Grandpa of Abbie (Chris), Peter (Alana) , Merci, Scott, Barton, Hannah, Jay, and Libbie; Great Grandpa of Emberlea and Maeve; Best friend to Quesa, his golden retriever. Bob was born September 5, 1931 and grew up in Los Angeles, then after serving in the US Army he...
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Georg Eichner

May 17, 1926 - February 25, 2015

Georg Eichner, age 88, of Parma, Ohio, beloved husband of Anneliese E. Eichner (nee Guenther); loving father of Ulrich "Rick" Eichner (Cheryl) of Parma, Ohio, and Bernard Eichner of Parma, Ohio. Mr. Eichner was a longtime, retired brick layer and stone mason. He passed away on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Although flowers are appreciated, the family prefers memorial contributions be forwarded to...
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William Wright

July 9, 1933 - February 24, 2015

William Wright, 81, Beloved husband of Marie Frances (nee Mohler) of 58 years; Loving father of Kenneth (Gail) and Lisa Halle; Dear grandfather of Jeffrey, Michelle, Samantha, Joelle, and Dane. Retired Fire Chief at Cleveland Hopkins Airport; U.S. Air Force Veteran. Passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. No services will be held. Cremation by Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake.
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Anne Novotny Myers

July 11, 1919 - February 24, 2015

Anne Novotny Myers peacefully passed away February 24, 2015 at the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, Ohio. Born on July 11, 1919 to Joseph A. and Mary L. Novotny in Cleveland, OH she was a graduate of West Tech High School. Very active in The Intercollegiate Newman Club, she met her future husband while serving at The Newman Center on the campus of Western Reserve University in 1949. ...
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Edward G. Hawersaat

July 17, 1925 - February 23, 2015

Edward George Hawersaat, age 89 of North Royalton, OH passed away on February 23, 2015. Beloved husband of Mary A. (nee Reska) for 65 years; loving father of Cynthia Orsburn (Jack, deceased), Pamela Slepko (Richard), Nancy Stearns and Lori Mucha (Michael); grandfather of Amy, Daniel, Heather, Phillip, Lisa, Ryan, Paul, Nathanael, Andrew, Matthew, and Stephen; great-grandfather of Jose, Carissa,...
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Joseph Vucek

September 28, 1917 - February 23, 2015

Joseph Vucek, age 97, beloved husband of the late Ann (nee Undeni); father of Skip Vucek (Cheryl); grandfather of Greg (Jan), Gary (Renee), and Virginia Wendling (Paul); great grandfather of Michael, Kimberly, Alicia, Bill, and Alexis. US Army Veteran WWII. Passed away Monday, February 23, 2015. Service at the Funeral Home on Saturday, February 28, at 10am. Interment to follow at Brooklyn Hts....
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Jillian Deborah Martovitz

April 24, 1986 - February 22, 2015

Jillian Deborah Martovitz, 28 years young, passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 22, 2015. She left behind her beautiful baby daughter, Sophia Grace Martovitz, who she loved and adored more than life itself. Jillian was born in Cleveland on April 24, 1986 to Deborah D. Martovitz (nee Hudson) and the late Stanley E. Martovitz, Sr. She was a loving sister to her brother Stanley Martovitz, Jr....
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Donna J. Powell

November 20, 1935 - February 22, 2015

Donna J. Powell (nee Wells), age 79 of Parma Hts.; Loving mother of Joyce Huffman (David), Diane Herynk (Jay) and Robert Powell (Jenni); cherished grandmother of 8; great-grandmother of 3; dear sister of Greg Wells (Tina). Preceded in death by her former husband, Jesse Powell. Donna passed away Sunday, February 22, 2015. Memorial Service at North Royalton Baptist Church, 6616 Royalton Road, North...
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Joseph Bennett Divis

September 4, 1946 - February 21, 2015

Joseph Bennett Divis, age 68, of Dandridge, Tennessee. Beloved husband of Bette (nee Reichow) for 47 years. Loving father of Heidi Divis, Jim Divis (Tricia), Sue Zavasnik (Brian), Debbie Wodzisz (Dave); Grandfather of 8 and Great-Grandfather of 2. Mr. Divis passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2015 in Dandridge, Tennessee. The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge...
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Eleanor P. Tober

March 29, 1922 - February 21, 2015

Eleanor P. Tober (nee Koch), age 92 of North Olmsted, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015. Beloved wife for 66 years of the late Norman F.; loving mother of Linda Lang (Michael), Gary (Maria) and Diane Primrose (William); grandmother of Heather, Amy (Nate), Michelle, Erin, Ilalia (Adam), Brian, Kevin, Jennifer, Kip (Kelly) and David; great-grandmother of Tyson, Bria, Caleb, Nora, Jack and...
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Richard "Pat" Kurtz

February 9, 1928 - February 21, 2015

RICHARD D. "PAT" KURTZ, 87, loving husband of the late Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Kurtz (Novak); dear father of Betty Ann Hall (Gary) & Joan Stadtler; grandfather of Kim Barkley, Erica Wood (John), Karl Stadtler, Derik Stadtler, Bryan Stadtler; great-grandfather of Lauren Wood & Gabriel Wood; uncle of many. Preceded in death by brothers Daniel, Donald, Richard L.; sisters Virginia and Lois; parents...
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Blanche Jackson Shimell

December 6, 1918 - February 21, 2015

Blanche M. Shimell (nee Jackson), 96, of Strongsville, beloved wife of the late Robert M.; loving mother of R. Bruce of Middleburg Hts., and Bradford R. (Kate) of Reading, PA.; Grandmother of Ashley, Corey, Derek, Cody, Nichole (Carl) and Garrett (Melody). Passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015. Memorials may be forwarded to the American Lung Association, 1621 Euclid Ave., Suite 930, Cleveland,...
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Georgene M. (nee Scheuring) Hutkay

August 15, 1938 - February 20, 2015

Georgene M. Hutkay (nee Scheuring), age 76 of Brooklyn; Loving wife of William; dear mother of Tracy Bihun (Leo), Ty Hutkay (Keri); loving grandmother of Nadia, Brennan, Austin, Nina, Hayden and step grandmother of Ali, Kyleigh, Bailie, AJ; aunt of many. Preceded in death by brother Alvin Scheuring, sister and best friend Doris Myer and parents George & Helen Scheuring. Passed away Friday,...
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Lily Miriam Bufton

February 19, 2015

Lily Miriam Bufton, of North Ridgeville, Ohio, welcomed into the garden of Our Lord on February 19, 2015 at age 92. Born in London, England in 1922, Lily was the adored wife of the late Geoffrey W., and formerly of the late Joseph Durant. Dear mother of the late Clive (Lorna), Paul (Karen), Suzanne (Harry), Sally (Geoff), and Lynne (Michael). Beloved grandmother to 15, great-grandmother to 25,...
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Daniel Lee Bentley

February 19, 2015

Daniel Lee Bentley, infant son of Desiree Lee Rogers and Daniel Bentley, Jr. of Lorain passed away Thursday, February 19, 2015. Family and Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Road, Avon Lake Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 6:00pm until time of memorial services at 7:30pm. Pastor Jason Keith will officiate. 440-933-3202
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Jerry A. Volchko

October 8, 1942 - February 19, 2015

JERRY A. VOLCHKO, age 72 of Parma. Best friend of Sharon Volchko (nee Arden), devoted father of Lisa Sprouse (Jesse) and Jennifer Kakos (Joseph), loving grandfather of John, Laura, Zak and Tori, dearest son of the late John Volchko and Jennie Volchko (nee Vayda). Passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA FROM 6 PM, MONDAY,...
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Eleanor Julia Sanislo

February 9, 1918 - February 17, 2015

Eleanor Julia Sanislo (nee Orolim), age 97, of Parma Heights, Ohio, and former long-time resident of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Stephen Joseph Sanislo who passed away in March 2007; loving mother of Lynne Evans (Tom) of Broadview Heights, Ohio, Michele Weston (Del) of Arizona, and Jan Sanislo; dear grandmother of Bradley Thomas (Jill Frister, fiance), Hillary Evans, Daniel...
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Gayle L. Solomon

June 7, 1949 - February 17, 2015

Gayle L. Solomon (nee Karp), age 65; beloved wife of Walter; loving mother of Steven (Brenda) and Shawn (Carrie); grandmother of Kalyn and Keighly; great grandmother of Amora; dear daughter of Andrew Karp and the late Kathryn; sister of Dale, Sharon (Hank), Gary, Nancy (Louis), the late Terry (Dennis deceased), Andrea (Ken), Kelly (Stan) and Dawn (Jeff). Passed away on Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015, she...
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Mary B. Diedrich

August 24, 1929 - February 17, 2015

MARY B. DIEDRICH, age 85 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of the late James H. Diedrich, devoted mother of Steven J. Diedrich (Lydia), David L. Diedrich (Paula), Alan R. Diedrich (Paula) and Amy J. Faustina (Greg), mother-in-law of the late Linda Kovach Diedrich, loving grandmother of Scott Diedrich, John Diedrich, Michael Diedrich, Matthew Diedrich (Lynse), Caitlin Bowen (Jack), Mallory Frantz ...
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William C. "Bill" Furnas

July 27, 1923 - February 16, 2015

William C. "Bill" Furnas, 91 of Avon, formerly of Dayton passed away peacefully, surrounded by love, on Monday, February 16, 2015. Bill was born in West Milton, OH on July 27, 1923. He served in the Navy and then was a pilot in the Army AirCorp during WWII. Bill worked in advertising as a copywriter. He was employed with Marschalk, self-employed with Kinsey, Furnas & French, and later for...
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Henry Raymond Schwaab

January 27, 1933 - February 15, 2015

Henry Raymond Schwaab, age 82, of Cleveland, Ohio; father of Elizabeth Ann Voeks of DeBary, Florida; brother of Robert Carl Schwaab of Cleveland; dear son of the late Henry John and Elsie Frieda (nee Toll) Schwaab. Henry was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War era, and worked for many years in carpet & floor covering sales. He passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015. Funeral service...
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Jennie Helm

November 30, 1942 - February 15, 2015

Jennie Helm (nee Ursic), age 72 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Roger; loving mother of Michael and Mark (Mary); caring grandmother of Nicole, Nicholas, Justin, Judith and Jordan; great-grandmother of Emmy, Kaylee and Ava; sister of Judy (Art), Joe (Joan), John and Jim. Jennie passed away suddenly on Sunday, February 15, 2014. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's...
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Ralph Edward Lehman

October 30, 1920 - February 15, 2015

Ralph Edward Lehman passed away quietly on February 15, 2015 at the tender age of 94 years. During his last days on Earth, he was surrounded by his grandchildren, his children, and his wife of 20 years. Ralph came into this world on October 30, 1920 in the kitchen of his parents' home on West 38th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born as a second generation American in his family. His...
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Greg L. Collette

October 4, 1953 - February 15, 2015

Greg L. Collette, 61 of Sheffield Lake passed away on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Louis Stoke Medical Center. Greg was born in Monroe, MI on October 4, 1953. He served 2 years in the US Marine Corp and Vietnam. Greg was self-employed and Owner of Greg Pools Service. He enjoyed bowling, especially with the Garfield Heights Couples League. Greg also appreciated music and liked playing cards. ...
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