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

Joseph A. Licursi, Jr.

March 10, 1929 - June 22, 2017

Joseph A. Licursi, Jr.,88, beloved husband of Laverne (nee Cannon) of 63 years; loving father of Joseph R. (Darlene), Deborah L. Minch (Tom), Thomas M. (Michelle), Ruthie M. Diver, and Michelle (deceased); cherished papa of Mary, Krystle (Shawn), Heather, Kevin (Andrea), Tommy (Taylor), Joey, and Danielle; great papa of Natalie and Nathan; brother of Mary L. Haynes (Howard); and coach to many....
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Kenneth Wayne "Ken" Fafrak

March 6, 1944 - June 20, 2017

Kenneth Wayne "Ken" Fafrak, age 73, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Joan E. Fafrak (nee Ott); loving father of Ken Fafrak, Jr., Ken Fafrak, III, (Laura), and Sheila Fafrak; dear grandfather of 4; brother of Paul Fafrak (Fran), Mary Ann Murphy (Bob), and the late David A. Fafrak. Ken was a U.S. Army veteran and was retired from General Motors where he worked as a pattern maker for many...
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John Paul "Jack" Breuler

October 16, 1943 - June 19, 2017

John Paul "Jack" Breuler, age 73, of Strongsville, Ohio; beloved husband of Diana L. Breuler (nee Lehr); loving father of Jeff Scott Breuler (Diane) of Grafton, Ohio, and Shelly Kacsmarik (Greg) of Parma, Ohio; dear Papa of Zachary Breuler, Jason Breuler, Allison Breuler, Greg Kacsmarik, Jr., Jacquelyn Kacsmarik, and Nikolette Kacsmarik; brother of Richard Breuler (Marilyn), Dennis Breuler (Joani...
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Irene L. Fadenholz

March 18, 1918 - June 18, 2017

Irene L. Fadenholz (nee Hildebrand), age 99 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Henry Fadenholz, Sr.; loving mother of Carol Concoby, William Triber (Mary Ann), Robert Triber, Betty Armstrong (Robert, Sr. deceased) Henry Fadenholz, Jr. (deceased); dear sister of Frank Hildebrand, Pauline Riseland, Claire Jares and Katherine Swan (all deceased); grandmother of 15, great grandmother of 19 and...
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Donna E. Satterfield

February 23, 1930 - June 17, 2017

DONNA E. SATTERFIELD (nee Moorman), age 87 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late William Satterfield for 63 years. Devoted mother of Suzan Siegfried (Tom), Wayne Satterfield (Debbie), James Satterfield (Christine), Bryan Satterfield (Joyce) and Jonathan Satterfield (deceased); loving grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother of 9; dear sister of Jeanne Lange (deceased); cherished aunt and friend....
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Dorothy Mae Miller

July 5, 1937 - June 16, 2017

DOROTHY M. MILLER (nee Kantor), age 79 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Miller. Devoted mother of Raymond Jr. (Diana), Maureen Krefting (Kelly), David (Heather), Denise (Rick) and Dennis "Denny" (Stephanie); loving grandmother of Erin, Melissa, Brenna, Shannon, Lauren (Nick), Sean and Haley; great-grandmother of 8; cherished sister, aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Friday,...
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Roberta Ann "Bobbie" Peterka

March 11, 1936 - June 15, 2017

Roberta Ann "Bobbie" Peterka (nee Clark), age 81, of Medina, Ohio, and longtime Strongsville, Ohio resident; beloved wife of the late Robert J. Peterka who passed away in October 1997; loving mother of Maggie Shea (Mark) of Cleveland, and Chris Peterka (Lisa) of Columbia Station; dear grandmother of Samantha Peterka. Bobbie was a 1954 graduate of J.F. Rhodes High School in Cleveland. She worked...
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Sophie Kapuscinski

February 10, 1921 - June 14, 2017

SOPHIE KAPUSCINSKI (nee Swet), age 96 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Chester Kapuscinski. Devoted mother of Carolyn Freitag (James, deceased) and Donna Haggerty (Michael); loving grandmother of Marie (Paul), Liam (Kim), Deidre (Doug), Brendan (Allison), Fiona (Tom), Tara and Shauna; great-grandmother of Grady; dear sister of the following deceased: Ann Krempa (Louie, deceased), John Swet,...
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Anna Mae Remington

October 3, 1922 - June 13, 2017

Anna Mae Remington (nee Giampa), age 94, of Strongsville, Ohio, and formerly of Parma, Ohio; beloved wife of the late George E. Remington who passed away in October 1986; loving mother of George Remington (Mary) of Hinckley, Ohio, Mark Remington (Annie) of Strongsville, Ohio, and James Remington of Middleburg Heights, Ohio; dear grandmother of Evan Remington (Rebecca), Meryl Haring (Andrew),...
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Dorothy E. DePuy

June 9, 1928 - June 13, 2017

DOROTHY E. DePUY (nee Kolecki), age 89 of Brooklyn, OH. Loving mother of Del V. DePuy and Elaine A. Conti, very loving and cherished grandmother of Elisabeth (Lizy) A. Conti. Daughter of Walter F. and Wilma E. Kolecki (nee Uffman) (both deceased). Loving Aunt Dorothy to many nieces and nephews. Sister of Betty Leslie (deceased) Former wife of Adelbert V. DePuy (deceased). Dorothy was the well...
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Ina R. Bass

June 14, 1915 - June 12, 2017

Ina R. Bass (nee Park), age 101 of Medina, formerly of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Edward "Dick" G. Bass; loving mother of David E. Bass and Ruth E. Martin (Jim); cherished grandmother of Timothy Wieczorek; dear sister of Vera White, Kathleen Hardin and eight deceased; aunt and great aunt of many. Mrs. Bass passed away June 12, 2017. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to a...
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Rita A. Mason

February 18, 1926 - June 11, 2017

Rita A. Mason (nee Kana), 91, beloved wife of Merlin (Scotty) of 66 years; loving mother of Dale (Patty), Gary (Sue), and Lee (Kathy); cherished grandmother of Jessica, Bryan, Kyle, and Kelsey; devoted sister of Edward (deceased), Robert (deceased), Richard, Marilyn, Donna, and Patti. She passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Rita enjoyed golfing, bowling, hiking, penny slots and volunteering at...
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Brenda Carol Klaas

October 3, 1962 - June 10, 2017

Brenda Carol Klaas (nee Watkins), age 54, of Brunswick, Ohio; beloved wife of Bruce A. Klaas for 31 years; loving mother of Janet Klaas (Patrick Kubeja), and Jeremey Klaas (Tiffany); dear grandmother of Lula Kubeja and Jack Klaas; cherished daughter of Janet C. Watkins and the late Leon Watkins; sister of Robert Watkins, Wanda Watkins, Sandy Foose (Jim), and Karen Marinan, and sister-in-law of...
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Glenn M. Braun

August 4, 1953 - June 8, 2017

Glenn Martin Braun, age 63, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 4, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio and was a member of the Valley Forge High School Class of 1973. After high school, Glenn attended the Denver Automotive and Diesel College. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 42 years, Leslie, and his children, Eric (Karlee), Rebekah (Brenden),...
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Jill M. Kalista

April 25, 1935 - June 6, 2017

JILL M. KALISTA (nee White), age 82 of Strongsville. Born April 25, 1935 died on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Jill was a '52 graduate of Rhodes High School and '57 graduate of The Ohio State University earning her degree in Education. Jill was a devoted teacher for 26 years. Her career included classrooms in Shaker Hts., Frankfurt, Germany, Palo Verdes, CA, North Royalton and Berea City Schools. She...
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Cheryl Ann Young

November 9, 1958 - June 6, 2017

Cheryl Ann Young (nee Clare), 58, beloved wife of Robert for 38 years; loving mother of Amber (Derek), Henry (Kelley), Lucas (Alicia); devoted grandmother of Emma; sister of Jackie (Bob) and Cathy (Ed); aunt and friend of many. Passed away at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Memorial Gathering will be on Wednesday, June 14th from 4:00-8:00pm at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 Ridge...
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Ralph Joseph Coreno

November 25, 1932 - June 5, 2017

Ralph Joseph Coreno, age 84, of Parma Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of Lucille J. Coreno (nee Pokorny) for 61 years; loving father of Karen Dunger (Robert), and Barbara Tripp (Michael); dear grandfather of Robert Dunger (Mary Beth), Jennifer Dunger, D.V.M., Kellie Johnson (Brian), Brandon Tripp (Gabrielle), and Brittany Mancini (Michael), and great-grandfather of Caleb, Joshua and Ryland;...
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Wesley R. Herron

March 13, 1919 - June 4, 2017

Wesley R. Herron, age 98 of North Royalton. Loving husband of the late Gladys B. Herron (nee Feldkircher); loving father of Janice Silla (Paul) and the late Wesley Robert Herron; cherished grandfather of Lauren Silla; beloved brother of Virginia Byers (Gerald), William Herron (Ann, deceased) and also the following deceased, Lee Herron (Mary), Wayne Herron (Garnet), Frances Herron and Shirley...
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Irene A. Morris

October 8, 1922 - June 4, 2017

IRENE A. MORRIS (nee Bauerle), age 94 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Edward H. Morris, Sr.; devoted mother of Darleen Votchko (Michael) both deceased, Judith Smithers (Richard, deceased), Dennis (Donna), Edward, Jr. (Kathy) and Robert (Karen); cherished grandmother of Susan (Lee), Deborah, Robert (Tracey), Mark, Stephanie, Jason, Kevin (Megan), Brian, Jennifer (Michael), Eddie III (Kelley),...
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Ronald T. Shijo

July 11, 1947 - June 3, 2017

Ronald T. Shijo, age 69 of Parma. Beloved husband of 42 years of Susan Yuchan Shijo; loving father of Raymond Shijo (Debbie) and Catherine Shijo; cherished grandfather of Emily, Ryan and Lucy. Ronald passed away June 3, 2017. He retired as a medical technologist. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, 7367 York Rd., Parma, OH 44130. Memorial Mass...
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Ruth E. Russell

March 23, 1930 - June 3, 2017

RUTH E. RUSSELL (nee Pfaff), age 87 of Middleburg Heights. Beloved wife of John L. Russell for 61 years. Devoted mother of Karen Meder-Holland (Arnold Meder, deceased), Mark Russell (Stephanie) and Robin Mager; loving grandmother of Kurt (Amanda), Kimberly, Brittany, Erika, Krista, Kate, Melissa, Ryan, Madison and Carson; great-grandmother of Ana and Joey; dearest sister of Margaret Horvath ...
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Maureen Elaine Ross

November 21, 1950 - June 2, 2017

Maureen Elaine Ross (nee O'Malley) of Strongsville, Ohio, died on Friday, June 2, 2017. Maureen was born in Middleburg Heights, Ohio on November 21, 1950. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandma, and cherished friend to all who knew her. Loving mother of Harley E. Ross (wife, Femia) of Westlake, Ohio, and James O. Ross (wife, Katie) of Southington, Ohio. Loving "Mo" to her four grandchildren,...
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Ralph Toby Shonkwiler

March 19, 1946 - June 2, 2017

Ralph Toby Shonkwiler, age 71 of Brooklyn; beloved husband of Joyce (nee Hochschild) for 47 years; loving father of Jodi Cleary (Timothy) and Christy Shonkwiler; cherished Papa of Robert Cleary, Brian Cleary and Kayla Shonkwiler; dear brother of Sharon Porvasnik; brother-in-law and uncle of many. Ralph was a US Navy Veteran. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and a loyal friend. He...
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Elsie G. Morelli

December 28, 1922 - June 1, 2017

Elsie G. Morelli, age 94 of Strongsville. Beloved wife of the late Emil Morelli; loving mother of Neil (Janet Weaver), Michael (Vicki) and Donald, deceased (Jeanne Givens); cherished grandmother of 7 and great grandmother of 10. Elsie passed away, Thursday, June 1, 2017. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at Our House and Crossroads Hospice for their support and care in her...
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Margaret G. Ehrman-Pachniuk

July 1, 1976 - May 30, 2017

MARGARET G. EHRMAN-PACHNIUK, age 40 of Parma. Beloved wife of Michael Pachniuk for 14 years. Devoted mother of Ashley Celeste Ehrman-Harmon, Miranda Margaret Ehrman-Harmon and Joshua Andrew Harmon; loving grandmother of Eleanora Margaret Ehrman-Harmon and Miranda Christine Bishop; cherished daughter of the late Eleanor Ehrman (nee Jeffery); dear sister of Mary Katherine Ehrman and James David...
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Robert G. Butler

July 19, 1934 - May 29, 2017

Robert G. Butler, age 82, of Broadview Heights, OH. Dear father of Thomas, Patrick and David. Grandfather of 7 and great grandfather of 6. Brother of Richard. Member of Kiwanis, Elks and Eagles. Passed away Monday May 29, 2017. Cremation by Busch Crematory. 440-842-7800 www.buschcares.com
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Elizabeth G. Panico

June 25, 1939 - May 29, 2017

ELIZABETH G. PANICO (nee Fowler), age 77 of Parma. Devoted wife of Frank Panico; loving mother of Scott Panico (Agathe); cherished grandmother of James, Chris and Kyle Panico; dear sister of the following deceased: Patricia Wiens, Dale Fowler and Wilbur Fowler; aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Monday, May 29, 2017. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD, PARMA FROM 12...
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Alice L. Williams

March 1, 1920 - May 28, 2017

Alice L. Williams (nee Grover), 97, beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of Mary Sprengnether (Robert), Robert (Vickie), Josephine Fryger (Dana, deceased), Jane Jira-Smith (Chuck), Edward (Patrice); grandmother of 15; great-grandmother of 14; sister of Dolores, Susie, Robert and Richard. Passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded...
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Mary Louise Duncan

September 22, 1944 - May 27, 2017

Mary Louise Duncan (nee Sanney), age 72, of Cleveland, Ohio; beloved wife of James L. Duncan; loving mother of Malinda Buckner (Earl), and James Duncan (Amy); dear grandmother of Katelyn Duncan; cherished sister of Clara Ocacio, Vicki Thompson, Arthur Sanney, Loretta Green, Ken Sanney, Mike Sanney, the late Deloris Tackett, the late Dennis Smith, and the late Virginia Lubinsky; aunt of many...
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Marilyn M. McClintock

June 25, 1923 - May 26, 2017

Marilyn M. McClintock (nee Minich), age 93; beloved wife of the late James N. McClintock, Sr.; loving mother of James N. McClintock, Jr. (Julianne), and Karen M. Tomoff (Alex); dear grandmother of 4, great-grandmother of 8, and great-great-grandmother of 1; sister of Norman Minich (Joanne), and the following deceased siblings: Ken Minich (Mildred), Leora Welling (Delton), and Walter Minich (Mary)...
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Carol Widows Luf

January 22, 1922 - May 26, 2017

Carol Widows Luf (nee Wilhelm), 95, beloved wife of the late Donald Widows and Karl Luf; loving mother of Judy McDaniel (Roger), Cindy Frederick (Bill); grandmother of Wendy (Erik), Ryan (Kathryn), Holly, and Amanda; great grandmother of Allison; sister to Dr. Leo Lotter. Passed away on Friday, May 26, 2017. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to St. Jude's Children Hospital, 501 St Jude...
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Melvin Thomas "Mel" Kozak

April 7, 1932 - May 25, 2017

Melvin Thomas "Mel" Kozak, age 85, of Parma, Ohio; loving father of Thomas M. Kozak (deceased), Alayne M. Zadar (Kenneth), and Brian P. Kozak; dear grandfather of Rebecca Kozak and Valeria Kozak; beloved brother of Kenneth Kozak, and Fred Kozak (deceased); son of Fred and Blanche (nee Krakora) Kozak (both deceased); former husband of Lorene Kulis, and husband of Nila (nee Edwards) (deceased). Mel...
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George H. Williams

November 12, 1924 - May 24, 2017

George Henry Williams (92) of Parma, Ohio passed away peacefully in hospice on May 24, 2017 with his family by his side. He is survived by his daughter, Kathy (Jim) Simmons of Green Valley, Arizona, his daughter-in-law Vickie Williams, four grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his wife, Joyce in 2005 after 60 years of marriage, his son Paul...
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Lemmon Holt

February 21, 1925 - May 22, 2017

Lemmon Holt, age 92, of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Estelle Holt (nee Johnson); loving father of the late Debra Lynn Holt who passed away in October 2010, and the late Paul Alan Holt who passed away in May 2011; brother of many deceased siblings; cherished uncle and friend of many in Tennessee and Ohio. Mr. Holt was retired from the Eaton Corp. in Cleveland, Ohio where he worked as...
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Irene Ann Killmer

July 7, 1932 - May 22, 2017

Irene Ann Killmer (nee Konieczkowski), age 84, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of the late William F. Killmer; loving mother of Adrienne Cassidy (Richard), William J. Killmer, David J. Killmer (Georgia), and Jo Anna I. Lint (Timothy); dear grandmother of Richard W. Cassidy (Joanna), Michael P. Cassidy (Jennifer), Jonathan Killmer, Kelsey Killmer, Becky Killmer, Billy Killmer, Timothy J....
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John H. Engle

April 11, 1934 - May 22, 2017

John H. Engle, age 83, beloved husband of the late Eva F. (nee Johnson) of 62 years; loving father of Virginia, Susan (deceased), and Scott (Sue); grandfather of Sam, Nikki, and Duncan; brother of Arthur. Passed away Monday, May 22, 2017. Memorial Contributions can be forwarded to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110. Private cremation by Busch Funeral Home. ...
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Sandra "Sandy" L. Wiggenhorn

January 22, 1950 - May 21, 2017

SANDRA "SANDY" L. WIGGENHORN (nee Schonberger), age 67 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late James M. Wiggenhorn. Devoted mother of Troy Schonberger (Tonya); loving grandmother of Caitlin, Joshua, Dylan and Daniel; dearest daughter of the late Elroy and June Schonberger (nee Giermann); loved by her feline fur babies Randy and Ralphy; cherished friend of many. Passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017....
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Thelma Jane Leszyeski

December 5, 1940 - May 21, 2017

Thelma Jane Leszyeski (nee Johnson), 76, born December 5, 1940, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 21, 2017 surrounded by family. She is survived by her 5 children, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents and son. Thelma requested a private burial and funeral with family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Pleasant Lake Villa. Her...
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Joseph D. Berish

October 26, 1931 - May 20, 2017

Joseph D. Berish, age 85 of Brecksville. Beloved husband of Beatrice (nee Pedicino) Nixon-Berish and the late Nancy (nee Kolar); loving father of David (Laura), Daniel (Patrice), Don (Shirley) and Dean (Joan); dear stepfather of Bill Nixon (Carol) and Lisa Banker (Ron); cherished Papa of Brett, Patrick, Brooke, Stephen, Sarah, Hannah, Lauren, Brian, Jacqualyn, Michael, Gregory, Jennifer,...
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Gerald H. Gratcyk

September 9, 1939 - May 19, 2017

Gerald H. Gratcyk, age 77 of Parma. Loving husband of 60 years to Jean (nee Enderlein); dear father of Edward (Katie); father-in-law of Geneva Gratcyk-Summerhill; grandfather of Joel, Elizabeth and Helena; great grandfather of four; brother of Barbara VonAhn and the late Eleanor Barth. Gerald passed away May 19, 2017. The family will receive friends from 2-5pm Sunday, May 21, 2017 at BUSCH...
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Harold L. Vinck

July 24, 1926 - May 19, 2017

Harold L. Vinck, Age 90. Beloved husband of Leona Jane (nee Miller) and the late Joann (nee Yoscak). Father of Mark Vinck and Lourene Muzika. Step-father of Sandra Hovatter (Phil), Sharon Ramirez (Adelberto) and Larry Parks (Iris). Grandfather and great grandfather. Brother of the late Norma. Passed away Friday May 19, 2017. Masonic Service at the Funeral Home Monday May 22 at 6:00pm followed...
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Linda D. Bensie

August 4, 1946 - May 19, 2017

Linda D. Bensie (nee: Duval), 70, of Fairview Park. Beloved wife of 34 years to William E., caring mother of Jonathan (Melissa); cherished grandmother of Colin and Brayden Bensie; dear daughter of Barbara Stavrinos; sister of Madeline deWildt (Will) and Diane Martino (Jack); aunt to Laurie, Sandy and Linda Lee. Member of Fairview Park Historical Society and President of Fairview Park Garden Club....
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Bart Steven Olenik

September 9, 1959 - May 17, 2017

Bart S. Olenik, age 57, of Seven Hills, Ohio; loving companion of Anita Fitzpatrick; beloved son of Beverly F. Olenik (nee Feldt) and the late Robert P. Olenik; dear brother of Robert F. Olenik, Beverly L. Olenik, and Bonnie J. Olenik; step-father of Sara Fitzpatrick; uncle of Sheena Howell, Elizabeth Howell, Jason Howell, Mallory Peacock, Deidra Blossom and Grace Girdler and other family members...
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Kenneth E. Neufer

April 15, 1942 - May 16, 2017

KENNETH E. NEUFER, age 75 of Gatlinburg, TN. and formerly of Parma, OH. Father of Scot Neufer (Patti), Marc Neufer and Kyle Neufer; grandfather of Jamie, Brandi and Quichea; great-grandfather of Jordyn, Lukis, Rhyanne and Liam; Brother of Ronald Neufer (Carol, deceased) and Loreen DiNicola (Joe, deceased). Passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. He was an US Army Veteran and a member of the Honor...
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Eleanor M. Maslanich

October 13, 1940 - May 16, 2017

Eleanor M. Maslanich (nee Ludwig), age 76, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of John Maslanich for nearly 50 years, loving mother of Jeff Maslanich and Leslie Maslanich; devoted grandmother of Joshua Maslanich; dear sister of Norman Ludwig (Carol); cherished aunt of Renee and Paul Ludwig, Nathan Maslanich, and the late Zachary Maslanich; cousin and dear friend to many. Eleanor was a graduate...
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Paul Sima, Sr.

July 1, 1929 - May 14, 2017

Devoted husband to the late Marlene (nee Kuntz); loving father to Paul, Jr. (Choe), Michael(Nadia), James (Gina), Michelle Gunnoe (Dennis); cherished grandfather to Jasmine, Amber, Ryan, Stephanie; dear brother to Pete Sima and the late Paul, John, Andy, Helen, Ann, and Mary. United States Navy Veteran and retired steelworker. Memorials may be forwarded to St. James Lutheran Church, 4771...
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Sharion L. Dawson

May 5, 1937 - May 14, 2017

Sharion L Dawson (nee Lawrence), 80, beloved wife and soulmate of the late Zane William; loving mother of Denise Elizabeth Nesta (John), and William Zane Dawson; devoted grandmother of Victor John Nesta, Bethany Jane Schulz and Zane Joseph Nesta; great grandmother of Gavin Michael Schulz; dear sister of the late Robert Lee Guynn and Johnnie Larry Lawrence. Sharion passed away Sunday, May 14,...
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Jane Evelyn Denk

January 19, 1931 - May 13, 2017

Jane E. Denk (nee Heise), 86, of Parma Hts.; beloved wife of Fred W. Denk for 63 years; dear mother of Gail Berzins (Michael), Thomas Denk (Sally), Laura Grambergs, and Susan Cardona (David); grandmother of Jason Denk, Lauren Berzins Lynch (TJ), Meredith Berzins Level (Micah), Allison Denk, Victoria Grambergs, Richard Grambergs, Jennifer Cardona, Steven Grambergs, Stephanie Cardona, Kristen Denk,...
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John "Jack" F. Meder

November 15, 1944 - May 13, 2017

JOHN "JACK" F. MEDER, age 72. Beloved husband of Susan J. (nee Billhardt) for 43 years. Passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Beloved son of the late Adelbert C. and Lillian Meder (nee Novak). Brother of Adelbert C. (Alice), Denis B. (Sally) and Rosemary A. (deceased). Uncle and Great-Uncle of many. Graduate of Holy Name High School (1962) and John Carroll University (1966). Retired from Society...
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Janet M. Langstone

May 7, 1943 - May 13, 2017

Janet M. Langstone, 74, beloved daughter of the late Gilbert and Barbara; loving aunt of Jason Arblaster (Jo); great aunt of twins George and Olivia Arblaster; dear sister of Pam Arblaster; dear friend of Laverne Cowgill. Janet passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017. A Celebration of Life service will be held Tuesday, May 23 at 11:30am at the Strongsville United Methodist Church, 13500 Royalton...
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Virginia Graning

October 9, 1921 - May 12, 2017

Virginia Graning, 95, beloved wife of Merle of 71 years, loving mother of Susan Voorhees (Robert); cherished grandmother of Andrew Voorhees ( Erica); Rebecca Michaels (Dan); great grandmother of Chase, Jack, Charlotte, Leah and Claire. Virginia passed away Friday, May 12, 2017. The family will receive friends at BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE RD., PARMA, FROM 5-8 PM, MONDAY, MAY 15. Funeral...
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Frederick Tipton

February 6, 1939 - May 9, 2017

Frederick M. Tipton, age 78 of Parma. Beloved husband of 52 years to Deanna (nee Gindlesperger); loving father of George and Scott (Dana); cherished grandfather of Benjamin; dear brother of Ruth Castleton, Richard (Gerry) and the late Wayne. Frederick was a US Army Veteran. He retired in 2001 from Ferro Corporation. Frederick passed away May 9, 2017. The family suggests memorial contributions be...
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Adolph "Dolph" Faller III

November 28, 1937 - May 8, 2017

Adolph Faller III Adolph ("Dolph") Faller, age 79 died peacefully at home on May 8, 2017 in Olmsted Falls, OH. Born November 28, 1937 in Chicago Illinois to Irma (Hug) and Adolph Faller, Jr., Dolph is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years Dorothy (Anderson); their sons: Carl (Columbus, OH) with his wife Mary and their children Carolyn, Robert, and John; and Kurt (Wilmington, DE) with his...
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Mary Hawersaat

June 1, 1930 - May 7, 2017

Mary A. Hawersaat (nee Reska), age 86 of North Royalton, passed away suddenly May 7, 2017. Beloved wife for 65 years to the late Edward George Hawersaat; dear mother of Cynthia Orsburn (Jack, deceased), Pamela Slepko (Richard), Nancy Stearns, and Lori Mucha (Michael); beloved grandmother of Amy, Daniel, Heather, Phillip, Lisa, Ryan, Paul, Nathanael, Andrew, Matthew, and Stephen; great-grandmother...
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JoAnn Morris

May 21, 1942 - May 6, 2017

JoAnn Morris (nee Hurst), age 74 of Parma; beloved wife of the late Herbert, Sr.; loving mother of Herbert, Jr. (Dawn); cherished grandmother of Michael, Zachary and Andrew; dear sister of Carolyn, Barbara (Jack), Charlene (David) and Janice (deceased); an aunt of many. JoAnn loved doing crafts and spending time with her grandsons. She passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Memorial...
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Mildred Terrell

January 4, 1919 - May 5, 2017

Mildred Terrell (nee Beth), age 98, loving wife of the late Julian for 72 years; beloved mother of Jean Campanella (Richard), Patricia Slykerman (John, deceased) and James Terrell (Margaret); grandmother of 8 ; great grandmother of 11 and great-great grandmother of 2; dear sister of 6 all deceased. Family was the center of Mildred's life and she enjoyed baking for her family and friends. Mildred...
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Gail P. Baldwin

May 5, 1941 - May 5, 2017

Gail P. Baldwin (nee Neitzel), 76; beloved wife of 54 years of Dale Baldwin; dear daughter of Elmer and Pearl (nee Halter) Neitzel (both deceased); loving sister-in-law and aunt to many. Passed on Friday, May 5, 2017. Gail was very generous with her time in various volunteer activities at the former Deaconess Hospital and at St. James Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions...
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Lydia (nee Yulfo) Gonzalez

November 14, 1933 - May 4, 2017

LYDIA GONZALEZ (nee Yulfo), age 83 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Miguel Gonzalez. Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend. Passed away on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD PARMA FROM 2-4 AND 7-9 PM, MONDAY, MAY 8. Service at the funeral home on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 where the family will receive friends from 12:00...
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Thomas Bayt

March 5, 1924 - May 4, 2017

Thomas Victor Bayt, 93, of Parma. Beloved husband of Mary Ellen (nee Frazier) of 56 years. Devoted father of Thomas R. (Connie), Barbara Switala (Joseph), Linda New (Timothy) and Steven; loving grandfather of Benjamin, Alexander, Joseph, Lauren and Madeline; great-grandfather, Ruari, Rowan and Riston; dearest uncle of Robert, Lorraine, Jackie, and Robert; and cherished friend to many. Passed...
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Faulkner Rudolf Merdes

February 23, 1972 - May 2, 2017

Faulkner Rudolf Merdes, 45, of Boulder County, Colorado, passed on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. He was born on February 23, 1972 in Ohio, to Joanne (nee Denk) and the late Rudolf Merdes. Beloved brother of Karin Tinnon (Bobby), Clark, Garett (Nicole), and Darwin (Kathy); loving uncle of Jadon, Jacob, Lauren, Adam, Sebastian, Katrina, and Gabriel. Faulkner was born and raised in Parma, graduating...
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Maria Stoeger

August 17, 1928 - May 2, 2017

MARIA STOEGER (nee Menning), age 88 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Josef Stoeger; devoted mother of Trudy Mayher (Ron), Eda Reymander and Josef G. Stoeger (Amy); loving grandmother of Matthew (Denise), David, Robert, Amanda, Bryan, Alec and Gunnar; great-grandmother of Harper and Grayson; dear sister of Georg Menning (deceased) and Johann Menning (deceased); cherished aunt and friend. Passed...
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Eva F. Engle

February 14, 1937 - May 1, 2017

Eva F. Engle (nee Johnson) age 80, beloved wife of John of 62 years; perfect mother of Virginia, Susan (deceased), and Scott (Sue); grandmother of Sam, Nikki, and Duncan; sister of ten. Passed away Monday, May 1, 2017. Memorial Contributions can be forwarded to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 5700 Brecksville Rd, Independence, OH. 44131. Private cremation by Busch Funeral Home. (440) 842-7800 www...
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Loretta J. Jones

April 4, 1931 - April 30, 2017

Loretta J. Jones (nee Jares) age 86 of Parma. Beloved wife of 67 years of Richard Llewellyn Jones. Loving mother of Lauretta Jones (Donald Gambino), Charles Evan Jones, Elayne M. Siegfried (Dave), Robert Llewellyn Jones (Lorraine), the late April Marie and the late Richard Llewellyn Jones, II; cherished grandmother of Carrie Siegfried-Haase (Michael), Bevan Dietrich, Grayson Dietrich, Jakob...
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Shelley S. Gettemy

April 5, 1962 - April 30, 2017

Shelley S. Gettemy (nee Savanick), age 55 of Parma. Beloved wife of Robert M. Gettemy; loving daughter of the late Steve and Violet (nee Edwards) Savanick; dear sister of Cindy, Nancy Doksa (Ric) and Steven (Lynnet); cherished aunt of Molly, Kyle, Alex, Brendan and Steven; step mother of Kathleen and Kalindi. Shelley passed away Sunday April 30, 2017. Memorial Contributions may be made in care of...
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Andrew Toth

December 25, 1925 - April 29, 2017

Andrew Toth, age 91, passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2017. He was born in Kemecse, Hungary on December 25, 1925 to Andrew and Mary (nee Balogh) Toth. He came to the United States in 1948. He lived in West Virginia working as a coal miner, where he married his wife Clara (nee White), then moved to Cleveland. He was a long time employee of American Can Company. He was preceded in death by his...
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George James Golga, Jr.

September 28, 1947 - April 29, 2017

George J. Golga, Jr., age 69, of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband of Gail M. Golga (nee Mako) for 46 years; loving father of Kirstin A. Golga, George J. Golga, III, Matthew A. Golga, and Maureen E. Golga, and grandfather of Allison and Archer ("My Joy and My Boy"); dear brother of Donald E. Golga, and Ruth Golga Schaefer (Mark); son of the late George J. Golga, Sr., and Florence Golga (nee Ottowski);...
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Herman H. Dietz

June 18, 1924 - April 27, 2017

Herman H. Dietz, age 92, beloved husband of Jeanne (nee Luzius) of 73 years; loving father of Cheryl McMullen (Ralph) and Diane Rieger (John); cherished grandfather of Lori (Jon), Maureen (David), Scott (Becky), and Jeanne (Mark); great grandfather of eight; and brother of Ruth Trace. Preceded in death by siblings, Elise Smith, Karl Dietz, and Dorothy Cole. WWII Veteran in the Army. Passed away...
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Heidi Piwkowski

July 12, 1957 - April 21, 2017

Heidi Piwkowski, age 59 of Parma; beloved daughter of the late Leo J. and the late Dorothy Piwkowski; loving niece of the following deceased, Elizabeth Zielinski, Mary Petro, Clara Miller, Henry Piwkowski, Stanley Piwkowski and Ann Bistak; cousin to many. Heidi passed away April 21, 2017. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday April 25, 2017 at noon at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 7501 RIDGE ROAD,...
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Mable Irene Wachter

March 1, 1912 - April 16, 2017

Mable Irene Wachter (nee Byers), formerly of Chillicothe, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017 in Strongsville, Ohio at the age of 105. Mable was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky to Florence and Ivan Byers on March 1, 1912. She lived in Chillicothe most of her life and graduated from Chillicothe High School and worked as a court clerk at the Chillicothe Court House. She married William J....
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Elaine M. Bielniak

April 16, 2017

Elaine M. Bielniak (nee Stewart), of Parma Ohio, beloved wife of 51 years of the late Henry "Hank" Bielniak; loving father of Janis Gioia (Geff) and Prisilla Sinito (Charles); dear grandmother of Ryan and Elise Gioia; cherished companion of "Georgie" her toy poodle. Elaine was a loving mother and grandmother, an executive assistant, an animal lover (especially Georgie and Snoopy) and was...
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Patricia Staufer

December 18, 1927 - April 16, 2017

PATRICIA L. STAUFER (nee Elliott), age 89 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late William Robert "Bill" Staufer. Loving Mother of Jennifer Madercic (Dan, deceased), Christopher Staufer (Laura) and Geoff Staufer (Angie); dear Grandmother of Danny (Fiance' Brittany Czinger), Stephanie, Bailey, Emily, Maxwell, Logan and Evan; dear Sister of Paul Elliott (deceased), Virginia Sparks, Colleen Wilkinson,...
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Dorothy "Dee" Ewing

August 14, 1941 - April 15, 2017

Dorothy "Dee" Ewing (nee Krachko), age 75 of Concord Twp. Beloved mother of Deborah Leo (Ron); stepmother of Ric Ewing and Denise Johnson; dear sister of the late Gary Krachko and aunt of Tim Krachko (Noreen). Dee passed away Saturday April 15, 2017. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, PO Box 32141, New York, NY 10087-2141. Funeral Services...
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Charles Joseph Passe

October 10, 1936 - April 15, 2017

Charles Joseph Passe October 10, 1936 - April 15, 2017 Charles Joseph Passe, age 80, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 15, 2017 surrounded by his family. Devoted husband of Margaret Eileen and father to Debbie and Tom Dios, Gregory and Michele Sluka, Charles and Roberta Passe, Robert and Therese Passe, Eileen and Andrew Pech, and Tom and RaeJean Passe. Adoring grandfather of Caitlin,...
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Carol A. Hinz

May 14, 1938 - April 15, 2017

Carol A. Hinz (nee Leffler), 78, beloved wife of the late Charles; fun-loving mother of Becky Derifield (Shawn), Chrissie Mazzeo, Charles (Michelle), David (Megan), and Wesley Hollis (Kelly); caring and doting grandmother of Rachel, Grayson, Kelson, Thomas, Gavin, and Mary Elizabeth, passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to the American Heart...
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Betty M. Feldkircher

April 28, 1923 - April 13, 2017

Betty M. Feldkircher (nee Spiegelberg), beloved wife of the late Wallace D.; beloved sister of Doris Mae Sweeny (the late Joseph); daughter of the late Harry and Marie Spiegelberg (nee Harsch); dear sister-in-law of Randall Herron and the late Gladys Herron, Robert, and Elaine Feldkircher; dear aunt of Jan Silla (Paul) and great-aunt of Lauren; cousin and friend to many. Memorial contributions...
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Russell Albert Verlinden

February 15, 1955 - April 13, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Russell A. Verlinden announces his passing on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at the age of 62 years. Russell will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 33 years Christine L. Verlinden (nee Osiek); beloved son of Marilyn Verlinden (nee Jackson), and the late Joseph Verlinden; dear brother of Karen Verlinden Redli, Jeffery Verlinden, and the late Gary...
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Ferne D. Matey

May 19, 1921 - April 12, 2017

Ferne D. Matey, Age 95. Born May 19, 1921 in Cleveland, OH to Albert and Jenny Schnacke. Passed away April 12, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Proceeded in death by her husband of 60 years, Peter. Loving mother of Bonnie Haumann (John) of San Antonio, TX and Marcia Aschenberger (Johann) of Ried, Austria. Grandmother of 4 and great grandmother of 6. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be forwarded to...
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John G. Burkhardt, Sr.

December 26, 1931 - April 12, 2017

John G. Burkhardt, Sr., 85 of Strongsville, beloved wife of Sandra L. (nee VanTuyl) Burkhardt; loving father of Kathy Szappanos (Frank), John Jr. (Sara), Linda (deceased), Kari Parker (Bill, deceased), Teresa (Renee), David, Scott (Trisha), Valerie; grandfather to numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; dear brother of Dorothy Durrell. Passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Celebration...
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Dolores Mae Drabek

May 3, 1928 - April 10, 2017

Dolores Mae Drabek (nee Bartkowiak), age 88, of Parma, Ohio; beloved wife of Martin S. Drabek for over 67 years; loving mother of Martin W. Drabek (Amy), Dennis J. Drabek, and the late Scott A. Drabek; dear grandmother of Heather Prendergast (John), Jennifer Drabek (Eli Hazen, fiancé), and Stephen Drabek; sister of the late Betty Blaizgis, and the late Janet Wilson; aunt of many nieces and...
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Craig A. Ricci

July 1, 1957 - April 10, 2017

Craig A. Ricci, 59, beloved son of the late Albert and Janet; brother of Carl and Cris (Karen A.); nephew of Gloria Eggert (Bill, deceased) and Lenore Hogue (Bill, deceased); uncle and great uncle of Brooke, Vincent, Holly, and Nathan and many others. Passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017. He will be greatly missed by numerous friends including Karen C. Ricci, who were there until the end. In...
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Mary Ann Gill

April 10, 1933 - April 9, 2017

Ex-wife of Police Chief Robert Gill, East Cleveland Police Dept. Survived by sons, R J (FL), Joe (CO), David (SC), and Michael (GA); daughters Little Mare & Eugenia ("Biscuits") both deceased; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren. Daughter of Theo & Augie Schill; sister of Florence, Augie Jr., & Gene. She was a force of nature and emotionally challenging – capable of being both loving...
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Keith J. Blaze

July 17, 1950 - April 9, 2017

KEITH J. BLAZE of Parma. Beloved husband of Debra A. Blaze (nee Cuccia) for 35 years. Devoted father of Ken Blaze (Kristen), Therese Blaze (James Novick) and Tracie Craig (Bryan); loving grandfather of Luca and Rio Blaze; cherished son of the late Joseph and Dorothy Blazevicius (nee Chappo); dear brother of the late Donna Sabat and Kenneth Blazevicius; cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed...
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Doris Margaret Dickens

December 16, 1931 - April 9, 2017

DORIS M. DICKENS (nee Raistakka), age 85 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Donal D. Dickens. Loving mother of Darl Dickens, deceased, Sharon Kempffer (Daniel), and Steve Dickens (Carol); dear grandmother of Cassandra Putre, Kevin Kempffer, Danette Stone, Jesse Dickens, Savannah Dickens, SaraMae Dickens and great-grandmother of Dominic, Giavanna, Kevin, and Kaitlin; dear sister of Wesley ...
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Edward M. "Corky" Kern

December 1, 1935 - April 8, 2017

Edward M. Kern "Corky", age 81 of Parma. Beloved husband of Pat (nee Johnson); best dad ever of Judy, Joan and Eddie; cherished grandpa of Elizabeth, Robert, Steven, Jenna, Charles and Isabelle; great grandpa of Nathan, Logan, Fiona and Preston; dear brother of Dolores Daniels, Vincent and David. Corky passed away Saturday April 8, 2017. The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to...
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Mary L. Schumacher

May 5, 1926 - April 7, 2017

Mary L. Schumacher (nee McCoy) age 90 of Aurora. devoted wife of the late Charles Schumacher; loving mother of David (Jane), Katherine Stuhler (David), Charles III, Jane Taylor (Phil), Tina Santamaria (Joe) and the late John; cherished grandmother of 15; great grandmother of 11; beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Bertha McCoy; dear sister of Ferne, June, Sherman "Bud", Dale, Thornton "Hap",...
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Anna Marie Lazar

April 25, 1931 - April 7, 2017

Anna Marie Lazar (nee Seaman) age 85 of Parma. Beloved wife of 58 years to George J. Lazar, Sr. Loving mother of Georgeanne Urminski (Joseph Soto), George Jr. (Marge) and Suzanne Berger; cherished grandmother of Sean Conroy (Emily), Christopher Urminski, Alex Feliciano (Alicia), Emily Berger, Vincent Lazar, Derek Berger, Valerie Lazar; dear sister of Theresa Beno and Frank Seman. Anna was a very...
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Violet Clara Rak

April 28, 1925 - April 3, 2017

Violet Clara Rak, age 92, Born on April 28, 1925. Passed Away on April 3, 2017.Beloved Spouse of the late William Rak (Veteran), Mother of Ronnie, Dennis, Diane Custer, Donald, and Dale. Past member of Twirlaways and Brookpark Square Dance Clubs. North Royalton resident since 1960. Final resting place will be at West Park Cemetery, Section 27, Lot C, Tier 11, Grave 22. Memorial services will be...
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Virginia C. Sinko

October 28, 1914 - March 31, 2017

VIRGINIA SINKO (nee Cerny), age 102. Beloved wife of the late Michael A.; loving mother of Dale M. (deceased), Donald A. (Catherine), and Barbara A. Kereky (Larry); grandmother of Gregory (Emily), Stephanie, and Bradley Sinko; great grandmother of Maxwell Sinko. Virginia was preceded in death by seven siblings. A private memorial service was held. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer a...
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Frederick C. Ehninger

September 3, 1927 - March 31, 2017

Frederick C. Ehninger, age 89 of Parma; beloved husband of the late Doris (nee Schmitt); loving brother of Nancy Ehninger and the late Eloise Strenk and Bob and George Ehninger; uncle of Donna, Gary, Edward, Sharon and Patricia. Passed away on Friday, March 31, 2017. Fred was a proud Air Force veteran and a teacher for over 30 years in the greater Cleveland school systems. Funeral service to be...
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Lawrence Robert Wolcott

May 7, 1962 - March 31, 2017

Lawrence Robert Wolcott, 54, beloved husband of Renee ( nee Wiltshire); loving brother of Gail Tepper (Glenn) and Carol Sheehe (Christopher); uncle and great-uncle; son of the late Jack and June Wolcott. Passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. Memorials may be forwarded to Ridge Road United Church of Christ, 6050 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129. Service at Ridge Road United Church of Christ Saturday,...
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Joseph Anton Bukala

November 24, 1923 - March 31, 2017

Joseph A. Bukala, age 93, of Seven Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of 67 years of the late Jennie T. Bukala (nee Gruzd) who passed away in April 2016; loving father of and Good Buddy of Cheryl Kline (Phil), Marsha Bukala, and Donna Felty (Dave); dear grandfather of Jennifer and Danielle Kline; brother of Father Casey Bukala, S.J., and the late Stella Kuczynski, the late Helen Kosnosky, and the late...
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Shirley Morris

March 1, 1930 - March 31, 2017

Shirley Lou Morris (nee McCully), 87, of Parma, beloved wife of the late Tom; loving mother of Tom, Bob (Sally), and Linda Morris; dear grandmother of Jessica, Matt, Stacy, Eric, Jennifer, Isaac, and Natalie; great-grandma of 7. Passed away Friday, March 31, 2017. Shirley taught Kindergarten for many years in the Parma City School District. Memorial contributions are suggested to All Saints...
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Richard T. Johnson

September 27, 1922 - March 30, 2017

Richard T. Johnson, age 94 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Vivian (nee Anderson); loving father of the late Gary M. Johnson and the late Dale R. Johnson; and uncle. WWII veteran. He was a mechanical engineer for the steel industry. Richard passed away on Thursday, March 30, 2017. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), 7010 Engle Road #100,...
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Russell A. Minerd

June 15, 1950 - March 29, 2017

RUSSELL A. MINERD, age 66 passed away on March 29, 2017. Beloved son of the late Lillian Minerd (Clark) and Wilbert Minerd. Brother of Nancy Arndt (Alan) and nephew of Clarissa Jarvis. Russ was a 1968 graduate of Fairview High School where he was a member of both marching and concert bands. He was also a U.S. Air Force Veteran who served in Germany and Hawaii between 1968 and 1972. After the...
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Delores Chipka

January 26, 1929 - March 29, 2017

Delores R. Chipka (nee Ziemann), age 88 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of the late Rev. Daniel J. Chipka; loving mother of Ruth Ann Bullock (Jim) and James Chipka (Sandy); cherished grandma of Daniel, Ryan (Audrey), Jordan and Jacob; dear sister of Betty Leshan (George) and the late Carl Ziemann (Linda); she was also an aunt of many. Delores loved her God, family, church and serving others. She...
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Robert "Bobby" W. Brown

July 20, 1919 - March 29, 2017

ROBERT "BOBBY" W. BROWN, Jr., age 97 of Parma. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Brown (nee Hanrahan) for 70 years. Cherished son of the late Robert W. Brown, Sr. and Anna Brown (nee Paul); dearest brother of the late Florence Thorsell (Elmer, deceased) dear brother-in-law of the late Richard Hanrahan (Rosemary, deceased);loving uncle of Sharon Hanrahan (John), Tim Hanrahan, Kevin Hanrahan,...
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Kenneth Paul Friedrich Baetjer

May 28, 1930 - March 28, 2017

Kenneth Paul Friedrich Baetjer, age 86; beloved husband of the late Marlene; former husband of Geri and loving and devoted companion; loving father of Sharon Luhrs (Mark), Guy, Lisa Atmaca (Necmi) and Holly Cooney (Tom); step father to Angel Malasca (Mike), Pam Jochum (Steve) and Dan Stasek; grandfather of Adam (Carli), Bryan, Amy, Ali, Eren (Olya) and McKenna; step grandfather to Eric, Nick,...
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Mary K. George

September 5, 1969 - March 27, 2017

Mary K. George (nee Hill), age 47 of Strongsville. Beloved wife of Christopher A. George; loving mother of Matthew C. (deceased), Christine A., Rachel T., and Colleen M.; dear daughter of Thomas J. and Lucia A. Hill; cherished sister of Carol Kahler (Kris), Brian Hill (Julie), Daniel Hill (Jennifer) and John Hill; daughter-in-law of Camilla and the late Harold George; sister-in-law of Michele...
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Robert C. Robinson

January 6, 1942 - March 25, 2017

Robert C. Robinson, age 75; beloved husband of 53 years to Gloria (nee Haurin); loving father of James Robinson (Valerie) and Dean Robinson (Renee); cherished grandfather of Tyler, Mitchell, Kyle, Heather and Taylor. Bob enjoyed woodworking and playing the piano. He treasured his time spent with his grandchildren. He passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Memorial contributions may be forwarded...
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Albert M. Marcis

March 14, 1928 - March 24, 2017

Rev. Dr. Albert M. Marcis. Beloved husband of Sylvia (nee Karjalainen). Loving father of Michael, Ruth, Lois and Karen Springer (Daniel). Beloved grandfather of Darrick, Taylor, Brandon and Dean. Preceded in death by parents Michael and Margaret (nee Skalos) and sisters Lydia and Margaret. Pastor Calvary Lutheran Church, Parma, 1957 to 1994. Passed away Friday, March 24, 2017. Memorial...
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