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Bessie Lou DeCoske

Obituary for Bessie Lou DeCoske

April 15, 1930 - October 15, 2019
Sheffield Lake, Ohio | Age 89

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Friend


Bessie Lou DeCoske, 89 ½ of Sheffield Lake, formerly of Johnstown, PA., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. She was born to parents Burt and Arvilla (nee Hess) Felix on April 15, 1930.

Bessie enjoyed spending time with her family, crocheting and solving word puzzles. She was an avid Cleveland Indians fan; was feisty, independent, friendly, fun, loving, kind and very social.

She is survived by her loving children Carol Ann Miller (Tom) of S.C., Robbie L. Cerney (Wayne) of Olmsted Twp. and Robert J. DeCoske (Catherine) of Fairview Park; cherished grandchildren Jeffery (Valerie), Nicole (Dylan) and Adam; great-grandchildren Jackson, Annabelle and Grace; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband George R. of 68 years; great-grandson John Thomas Miller; parents Burt and Arvilla (nee Hess) Felix and siblings Helen Penrod, Jane Penrod, Arvilla Rager, Arletta Rummel, Florence Lonas, Geraldine Shaffer, Clifford Felix and Lester Felix.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to The American Heart Association 1689 E 115th St., Cleveland, OH 44106, Alzheimer's Association 37309 Harvest Drive Avon, OH 44011, St. Jude's Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105 or to a charity of choice.

Friends may call on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for a visitation at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME 163 AVON BELDEN RD., AVON LAKE, OH 44012. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, October 21, 2019 at St. Thomas Church 715 Harris Road, Sheffield Lake, OH 44054 at 10:00am. Burial to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens. 440-933-3202

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  • American Heart Association
    1689 E. 115th St.
    Cleveland, OH 44106
  • Alzheimer's Association
    37309 Harvest Dr
    Avon, OH 44011

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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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