Our Obituaries

Loretta Cadle

October 19, 1935 - August 22, 2017

Loretta Jane Cadle, age 82, entered into rest August 22, 2017. Beloved wife of the late George R. Cadle Jr.; devoted mother of Llona Karen (Alan M.) Horenchak, Glenn Michael (Mary), and the late Roger Lee (Betty). Cherished grandmother of Alison (Brad) Goll and Roger Lee II (Krissy Murray); and Olivia (Sam) Rosselli, Phillip (Morgan), and Grace Jane. Loving great-grandmother of Ayla, Abigail, and...
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Allan S. Popil

July 12, 1971 - August 20, 2017

Allan S. Popil Jr., age 46. Devoted son of Frances and the late Allan. Cherished brother of Brian (deceased) , Christopher, Kevin (Crystal), David, and Rebecca (Hugo). Dear uncle of Kolleen, Aidan, Preston, and Angelina; Nephew, cousin and friend of many. VISITATION Thursday 6-8 pm and Friday from 9-11 am. FUNERAL SERVICE to follow at 11 am. All at THE CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 14925 E. BAGLEY RD,...
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Eufrozina Baba

June 6, 1932 - August 8, 2017

Eufrozina Baba, loving mother of Ion (Ljiljana) Stancu and Maria (Aurel) Petkov, dearest grandmother of Viktor (Dawn) Petkov, Stella (Earl) Srbu, Daniel Stancu, Daniela (Steven) Lipp, and llia Stancu, dear great Grandmother of Jacob and Tyler Petkov, Sabrina and Rebeka Srbu, and Cameron and Kylie Lipp. FAMILY WILL RECIEVE FRIENDS THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, FROM 4:00 TO 8:00 PM. AT CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME...
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Jonathan C. Carlson

October 26, 1952 - August 8, 2017

Jonathan C. Carlson, age 64, passed away August 8th, 2017; beloved husband of Geralen Hunt Carlson; devoted father of Jennifer Caldwell and William Caldwell (Angela Meyer); dear grandfather of Merina; loving brother of Maddy Lane (Harley) and uncle of Ron and Tom Edwards; loving cousin and friend of many. Jonathan worked at Hewlett Packard for over 20 years. He loved skiing, bicycling,...
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Michael C. Kozlowski

June 6, 1967 - August 4, 2017

Michael C. Kozlowski, age 50, born June 6, 1967 passed away on August 4, 2017. Dearly beloved husband of Irene (nee Rohozen), loving father of Heather (Brian) Chippy, Michael, Nicole, and Alex, devoted papa of Brooke and Hailey, cherished son of Ron and Sharon Kozlowski, dear brother of Lisa (Tony) Lombardo, dear uncle and friend of many. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS TUESDAY, AUGUST 8, FROM 2-4...
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Gary Kobak

March 17, 1984 - July 26, 2017

Gary Kobak Jr. age 33, loving father of Indica, Malekai, and Teigan, dearest son of Susan M. Matcho and Gary Sr. (deceased), dear brother of Crystal Kobak, loving grandson of Jean and Tom Matcho and Betty Kobak and Edward Kobak (deceased),dear uncle of Corey, Katelyn, Kyle, James, and Jacob, and dear nephew, cousin, and friend of many. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2, 2017 FROM 4 UNTIL 7...
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Elaine M. Zimmerman

January 18, 1928 - July 25, 2017

Elaine was a unique soul.. She was a feisty, strong willed, independent woman who served our Lord for nearly 90 years. She always prayed her rosary and the Blessed Virgin was always of great importance to her in her faith. She was deeply devoted to her family, loved her Cleveland Indians and driving her car. Since her husband, Bill, died in 1992, she lived independently and always took pride in...
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Marilyn A. Romoga

May 31, 1937 - July 20, 2017

Marilyn A. (Vogel) Romoga (nee Moga) age 80. Dearly beloved wife of Stephen Romoga Jr., loving mother of Leonard (Annick) Vogel, dearest grandmother of Mackenzie and Madelyn Vogel and Marissa Gaines, loving daughter of John and Alice Moga (both deceased), Stepdaughter of Sophia Moga (deceased), dearest sister of Jack Moga (deceased) (Mary Ann), dear aunt, great aunt, and loving niece of Loretta...
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Jenny Barber

October 2, 1930 - June 28, 2017

Jenny Barber (Nee Gardina) Beloved wife of the late Carmen "Carl"; loving mother of Sharon (Ron) Kozlowski, Frank (Maryann), Theresa (the late Raymond) Kittle (Todd), Laura (Fred) Steele, and Carmen (Liz); dear grandmother of Mike (Irene) Kozlowski, Lisa (Tony) Lombardo, Stephen Kittle, Stacy (Rich) Steele, Sarah (Matt) Hrabak, Carla Steele and Anthony Steele; great-grandmother of 16; great-great...
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Patricia Ann Stavole

March 28, 1934 - June 22, 2017

Patricia A. Stavole (nee Zarlenga), age 83, Beloved wife of Anthony, loving mother of Cindy (Jack) Indovina and Jociel, dearest grandmother of Jesse Barnes, Joseph Barnes, and Ashley Campos (Derek), great grandmother of Adrina and Dominic, loving sister of Jerry (deceased) (Carrie) and Joel (deceased) (Jane), dear aunt and friend of many. Family will receive friends Thursday, June 29 from 10 am...
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Magdalena Tuffner

April 15, 1931 - June 18, 2017

Magdalena Tuffner (nee Weidle) age 86. Beloved wife of 63 years to Herbert, loving mother of Eva (David) Crail and Pete, dearest grandmother of Ryan Crail and Lauren Kohler, and dear sister of Kati (Erik, deceased) Stutzenstein, Resi (Paul) Kubera, Charlotte Tuttle (deceased), and Barbara (Kurt) Schlumberger (both deceased), devoted aunt and friend of many. Family will receive friends Wednesday...
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Kathleen A. Puflea

March 11, 1930 - June 14, 2017

Kathleen "Kay" Puflea (nee Phillips) age 87. Devoted wife of the late Michael, loving mother of Michael (deceased), Debby (Ken) Steadley, Cheryl (Jose) Medina, and Kathy (Tom) Medvin, dearest grandma, great grandma, dear sister of Charlie, Jim, Ruth, Bob, Eileen, Ginny, and Donny, dear aunt and friend of many. CVS Employee for 32 years. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS MONDAY 2-4 AND 6-8 PM AT CRACIUN...
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Robert Harold Marsh

September 24, 1939 - June 12, 2017

ROBERT H. MARSH, 78, died suddenly on June 12, 2017. Father of Rob (Jennifer, nee Carter) and Brian (Stacy); grandfather of Robert, Anankin and Andrew; brother of Richard, Ralph Charles and the following deceased: Bertha, Ruby, Donald and Ronald; son of the late James and Goldie Marsh. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights...
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Peter E. Dolinga

November 3, 1970 - June 11, 2017

Peter Dolinga, age 46, passed away June 11th, 2017; beloved father of Megan and Margaret Dolinga; cherished brother of Maryann Garunovic (Bob), David Dolinga, Julie Wissman (Tom), Veronica Toth (Ben), John Dolinga, and Ann Cosner (James); loving son of Petru and Anna Dolinga; dear uncle and cherished friend of many. Peter lived a full and selfless life and will be missed by many. Services will...
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Jose A. Silva

December 18, 1933 - June 3, 2017

Jose A. Silva, age 83, passed away June 3rd 2017; beloved husband of Esther (nee Pope) for 61 years; devoted father of Yolanda Archuleta (Randy), Joe (Diane, deceased), John (Angel), and Rick; cherished grandfather of Randy, Ryan, Raymond, Anthony, Joey (deceased), Carissa, Christian, Rick, Reid and great-grandfather of Kaylie, Jocelyn, Gabby, Ben, Noah, Max, Luke, Henry, Vivian, Savannah, and...
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Giovanna Oravec

August 2, 1980 - June 2, 2017

Giovanna Oravec, age 36, entered into rest June 2, 2017. Devoted daughter of Carmela LoPiccolo and Ronald (Michelle) Oravec. Cherished sister of Leah; and granddaughter of Dora (Peter, deceased) LoPiccolo and the late Leonard (Rosella, deceased) Oravec. Dear aunt of Sophia Tvergyak; and niece of Joyce Brady and Paul LoPiccolo (deceased), cousin, and friend of many. FUNERAL MASS FRIDAY JUNE 9,...
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Felicita Cabrera-Batista

December 13, 1977 - June 1, 2017

Felicita Cabrera-Batista, age 39, passed away June 1st, 2017; beloved wife of Jorge Farrat; devoted daughter of Aurelia Batista "Yeya" and the late Ramiro Cabrera; cherished sister of Tania "Nana", Ramiro "Torito", Damaris "Tati", Maribel "Alpil", Yanelis "Nini"; loving aunt, cousin and friend of many. VISITATION Monday 4PM-8PM at Craciun Funeral Home, 14925 E. Bagley Rd; Funeral Services...
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Dragina Komanesku

November 9, 1924 - May 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Dorothy R. Juergens

August 2, 1920 - May 30, 2017

Dorothy R. Juergens (nee Younglas) age 96. Passed away on May 30, 2017. Devoted wife of the late Ralph, loving mother of Karen (Michael) O'Brien and Roger (Edie) Juergens, foster mother of Christine Mishik dearest grandmother of Michael (Jami) O'Brien and Tammy O'Brien, Julie Juergens (Darin Thompson) and Jeffrey (Elizabeth) Juergens, great grandmother of Adam and Evan O'Brien, K.J. and Joey...
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John P. Brennan

August 18, 1935 - May 8, 2017

John "Jack" Brennan age 81. Beloved husband of Julie, loving father of John, Michele Snyder, and David, step father of Dale and Erik Shafer, dearest grandfather of 11 great grandfather of 11, dear brother of Delphine, Margaret Mary and Tom, and dear friend of many. Family will receive friends Friday 2-4 and 6-8 pm at CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 14925 E. BAGLEY RD. MIDDLEBURG HTS., where Services will be...
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Geraldine G. Dittebrand

September 1, 1931 - April 26, 2017

Geraldine G. Dittebrand (nee Donahue) age 85. Loving wife of 66 years to Alfred, dearest mother of Michael (deceased), Diane (Dr. Bob Newman) and Susan (Bob) Winovich, dear grandmother of Olivia and Julia, dear sister of Gayle Smith and Philomena Griffen and dear aunt and friend of many. Family will receive friends Saturday May 6 from 9 - 10 am at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 E. Bagley Rd....
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Mary O. McKinney

August 10, 1933 - April 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Moise Berlovan

September 29, 1929 - April 9, 2017

Moise Berlovan age 87. Dearly beloved husband of Emilia, loving father of Alexander (Connie) Berlovan, and Virginia Peric, dearest grandfather of Christian Berlovan, Jenifer Berlovan, Liliana Peric, and Daniel Peric and dear friend of many. Family will receive friends Thursday morning 11-12 noon at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 E. Bagley Rd. Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130, where Funeral Services...
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Dolores Marie Visha

December 1, 1935 - April 7, 2017

Dolores M. Visha (nee Karpinec) age81. Devoted wife of John T. (deceased). Beloved Mother of John (Kathy), Cheryl (Ken) Buyansky, Jim (Pam) and Carol (Scott) Maitland. Loving grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 7. Dearest sister of Darryle (deceased) (Barbara). Visitation Sunday 3 - 8pm at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 East Bagley Rd. Middleburg Hts. Ohio. Funeral Mass Monday at 11 am at St....
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Theodora E. Kavourias

August 23, 1942 - April 4, 2017

Terry Kavourias age 74. Dearly beloved sister of Nick (Joan), John (Tina) Kasidonis, Gloria (Ray) Wohl, Vickie Kasidonis, and Steve (June) Kasidonis, loving aunt of John, Nicole, Stephanie Wohl, Angela Evans (God Daughter), Christine Kasidonis, and Stephen Kasidonis, great aunt of Nicholas, Alayna and Mia, and dear friend of many. The family would like to thank Terry's neighbors, water aerobic's...
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Loren Cristino

June 6, 1934 - March 21, 2017

Loren Cristino, age 82, went to be with the Lord March 21, 2017. Beloved husband of 27 years to Sharon (nee Roy). Loving step-father of Charles R. (Andreea) Metzger and Rachel (Paul) Jones; and grandfather of 3. Cherished son of the late Dominic and Jean; and dear brother of Dominic and Carmella Antczak. Uncle, cousin, and friend of many. Loren cherished and loved Sharon with all his heart;...
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Archie Basil Dotson

April 19, 1945 - March 13, 2017

Archie Basil Dotson, age 71, went home March 13th, 2017; beloved husband of Irene for 52 years; devoted father of Lora Dotson, DeeDee Dotson, and Daniel Dotson; loving grandfather of Charles Kennedy, Bernard Coe IV, Nick Rodriguez, Dylan Dotson, Dana Kurtz, Trinity Dotson and great-grandfather of Mason; dear brother of 6 sisters and 3 brothers living, and 2 brothers deceased; beloved friend and...
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Chester E. Garcowski

March 9, 1931 - March 11, 2017

Chester Garcowski age 86. Passed away peacefully on March 11, 2017. Beloved husband of 63 years to Regina "Jean" nee Maslowski, loving father of James (Sandra), Linette (Tom) Mercer, Shelia, Linda (Chris) Santell, and Joyce (Joe) Kasnyik, dearest grandfather of Jason and Jacob Garcowski, Joel and Randal Gosnell, Sean, Alexandra and Ian Mercer, Steven and Anthony Santell and Koral Kasnyik, great...
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Rose Ann Popp

December 28, 1938 - March 10, 2017

Rose Ann Popp, age 78, Loving daughter of Victor and Pauline (nee Rusciolelli) (both deceased), dearest sister of Judith, Karen (Joseph) Cava of Twinsburg, and Vincent (Diane) of Dayton, and dear aunt of Brian (fiancee Felicia) and Elizabeth (Neil) Baer. VISITATION TUESDAY 4-8 PM AT CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 14925 E. BAGLEY RD. MIDDLEBURG HTS. 44130. Funeral Mass Wednesday 9:30 AM at St. Bartholomew...
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Patricia Ann Gordon

September 1, 1941 - March 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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George W. Everiss

March 2, 1934 - February 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Virginia Gib

November 9, 1924 - February 25, 2017

Virginia Gib (nee Cristian) passed away peacefully on February 25, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John Gib. Loving mother of Joyce (Bruce) Moldovan, John G. Gib, James (Kathy) Gib, and Jill (David) Goellner; Dearest Mica of Lisa (Michael), Doug (Alexis), Cristian, Jennifer (Gennaro), Nicole, Melanie, Matthew, Michael, Michelle, and Robert; Adored great-grandmother of 13 and great-great...
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Tony Lollo

December 16, 1931 - February 20, 2017

Tony Lollo age 85. Devoted husband of 56 years to the late Marie (nee Roppo), loving father of Michelle, Mike (Jill Dowling), and Rocky (Denise Husary), dearest grandfather of Anthony, Megan, Madison, Maria, and Gianna, dear brother of Dominic and the following deceased Josephine Campanella, Katherine Viccaro, Bessie Perko, Mary Lucas, Phyllis Fasino. Visitation Thursday 4-8 PM at Craciun Funeral...
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Mollie Occhino

June 24, 1921 - February 15, 2017

Mollie Occhino (nee Spada), age 95. Devoted wife of Giovanni (deceased). Beloved sister of Angie Sparks, Frank Spada, Leona Spada and Lorraine Smith. Dearest aunt, great aunt, great great aunt and friend of many. Family suggests in lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Holy Family Hospice, 6707 State Road, Parma, OH 44134. Visitation Sunday 3 - 6 pm at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 East...
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Dorothy Kathleen Wickline

April 28, 1933 - February 14, 2017

Dorothy K. Wickline (nee Brown), of Salt Sulphur Springs, WV; passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Beloved wife of 64 years to Robert. Loving mother of Linda (John) Wallace, Debra (David) Rose, Mitzie (Skip) Szalek, and Darla Wickline. Cherished grandmother of Kelly and Kevin Rose; David, Jenna, Christopher, and Matthew Minnick: and Holden Szalek. Dear daughter of the late Clarence and Nina...
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Irene I. Schuplin

December 1, 1926 - February 12, 2017

Irene I. Schuplin age 90. Devoted wife of Jerome (deceased). Beloved mother of Thomas (Carrie), Matthew (Gail), Andrew (Deana), Anne Marie (Gene) Brandt and Paul (Terri). Loving grandmother of Benjamin and Erica and great-grandmother of Elyce and Penelope. Dearest sister of Margaret Kerrigan and Helen Wolfe (both deceased). Visitation Thursday 2 - 4 and 6 - 8pm at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 East...
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Stefan Ioan Moldovan

April 17, 1935 - February 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Donald P. Sargent

March 15, 1935 - February 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Maria Kun

March 15, 1930 - February 1, 2017

MARIA KUN age 86 (nee Kaszas). Dearly Beloved wife of Ferdinand (deceased). Loving mother of Elisabeth (Erich) Gottl and John (Heidi). Dearest grandmother of Theresa (Steve) Brightman, David (Nicole) Gottl, Jason and Jessica Kun. Dear sister of Lorenz. Visitation Friday 4 - 8pm at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 Bagley Rd. Middleburg Hts. Funeral Mass Saturday at 9:30am at St. Bartholomew Catholic...
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Vidosava Kuzman

April 29, 1934 - January 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Ann L. Slivka

December 13, 1930 - January 24, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Catavolos Funeral Home, Fairlawn, OH 330-665-1700To see full obituary and/or to leave a message for the Slivka family please visit www.CatavolosFuneralHome.com
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Deborah A. Pasela

August 22, 1963 - January 20, 2017

Deborah A. Pasela (nee Daffner) age 53. Beloved wife of Michael. Loving mother of Michael, Alicia, Rebecca, Joseph and Sara. Beloved daughter of Frank J. Daffner Sr. (deceased) and Carol A. Daffner. Loving sister of Laura (David) Gulla, Cynthia (Henry) Hartman and Frank Jr. (Kimberly) Daffner. Aunt, cousin and friend of many. Deborah touched many hearts in her lifetime! Visitation Monday 4 - 8pm...
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Brian M. Popil

August 19, 1972 - January 19, 2017

Brian M. Popil, age 44. Devoted son of Frances and the late Allan. Cherished brother of Allan Jr., Christopher, Kevin (Crystal), David, and Rebecca (Hugo). Beloved soul-mate of Angela Novak. Loving step-father of Celeste and Hunter. Dear uncle of Kolleen, Aidan, Preston, and Angelina; and cousin and friend of many. VISITATION TUESDAY 11AM-1PM AT THE CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 14925 E. BAGLEY RD,...
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John James Holda

June 22, 1931 - January 19, 2017

John James Holda age 85, beloved husband of Catherine (nee Thoma) of 63 years, Cherished father of Tyna Klingenberg (Ken, fianc) and Terry (Ken) Schultz, loving grandfather of Tracy (Ed) Drozd, Carrie (Tim) Tucker, Vikki (Ben) Sarasua, Billy (Chrissy) Klingenberg, Jonathan (Lindsey) Schultz, and Jeffrey (Amy) Schultz, Great Grandfather of Andrew, Ava, Hunter, Sophia, Madilynn, Alaina, Ella, Mason...
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Mary Ann DeCore

April 17, 1947 - January 4, 2017

Mary Ann DeCore (nee Pavlik), age 69, Loving wife of Vito, dearest mother of the late Marie, dear sister of Carol (James) Harris, Robert (Sharon) and David (Helen), and dear aunt and friend of many. VISITATION SUNDAY 2-4 AND 6-8 PM AT CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 14925 E. BAGLEY RD. MIDDLEBURG HTS, 44130 where services will be held Monday 10 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Online condolences at www...
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Carmine Beltrante

October 28, 1915 - January 2, 2017

Carmine Beltrante age 101. Dearly beloved husband of the late Biasetta Antonietta (nee Vacca), loving father of Vincent (Marcella), Clara D'Onofrio, Carmela (deceased 1957), Dominic and Carmela; dearest grandfather of Mario, Clarissa (Lee) , Silvia and Dominic; great grandfather of Dylon, Marco, Chloe and Clara; dear brother of Alfredo, Nicola, Arturo, Vincenzo, Elvira and Antimina (all Deceased...
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Rozalia Erdos

January 10, 1927 - December 28, 2016

Rozalia ERDOSBeloved wife of Iosif Erdos.Dear mother of Rozalia Loke (Ferencz), and Maria Zeffer (Bela).Cherished grandmother to Adela Szasz, Ildi Kis and Zoltan Zeffer.Great grandmother of 7. Funeral Services will take place on Friday December 30, 2016 at 7 PM at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 E. Bagley Rd. MIddleburg Hts., Ohio, where the family will receive friends on Friday December 30, 2016 from...
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Florence M. Seiverth

January 23, 1918 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Richard D. Myers

February 18, 1938 - December 12, 2016

Richard D. Myers age 78, of Middleburg Hts, OH, passed away on December 12, 2016. Born February 18, 1938 in Dayton, OH to the late Richard and Reba Myers and dear brother of four. Mr. Myers was an educator for the Strongsville School District for over 30 years. He was active member of Quarry Lodge, New Hope Eastern Star Chapter, Lakewood White Shrine, and Job's Daughters Bethel #55 (Past...
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Michelle L. VanBelleghem

December 4, 1965 - December 7, 2016

Michelle L. VanBelleghem (nee Tlacil) age 51. Dearly beloved wife of Joe, loving sister of Mike (Susie) Tlacil, Melinda (Jorge) Otero, and Marcie (Michael) Cugini, dearest sister-in-law of Dan (Jeanette) VanBelleghem, Jean (Ron) Balch, and John (Patricia) VanBelleghen, dear aunt and great aunt, mom to her loving pet'sTessie and Molly, and friend of many. Michelle is a Lifetime Member of VFW...
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Frank R. DeLuca

November 13, 1928 - December 3, 2016

Frank R. DeLuca, age 88, passed away December 3rd, 2016; cherished brother of Angeline Weiss and preceded in death by Dominic, Agnes Weber, James, and Rocco; dear uncle and friend of many. Proud US Army Veteran. Funeral Services will take place Monday 11AM at Craciun Funeral Home, 14925 E. Bagley Rd; Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
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Janet Marie Hannaford

July 2, 1950 - December 2, 2016

Janet Marie Hannaford (nee: Lazar), age 66, passed away December 2nd, 2016; beloved wife of Donald for 39 years; devoted mother of Joseph (Erin), Janelle Simantiras (John), and step mother of Beth Kopycinski (Michael), Edward (Amy); loving grandmother of Morgan, Catherine, Audrey, Robert, Eva, and Brielle; dear sister of Thomas Lazar (Carol); cherished aunt, cousin, and friend of many; MEMORIAL...
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Harriett E. Salvaggi

June 15, 1927 - November 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Ann E. Kanzeg

July 7, 1934 - November 20, 2016

Ann Kanzeg (nee Allen) age 82. Loving mother of Brenda Goupil, Gail Miller, and Lois (Mark) Vartorella, dearest grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 10, dear sister of six all deceased, and dear aunt and friend of many. Friends and relatives are asked to meet for memorial services Friday December 2nd at 6:30 PM at Bedford Church of The Nazarene 365 Center Rd. Bedford, 44146. Family suggests...
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Mike Dargaj

August 24, 1930 - November 16, 2016

Mike Dargaj age 86. Loving husband of Jean and dearest father of Patricia (Angelo) Rivera, Michael, and Robert, dear brother of George, and the following deceased Frank, Joseph, John and Edward, dear family pet Lacie and uncle and friend of many. VISITATION SUNDAY 4-8 PM. AT CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 14925 E. BAGLEY RD. MIDDLEBURG HTS. Where services will be held Monday 10 AM. Interment Holy Cross...
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Ruth Billie

October 1, 1928 - November 13, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Donald R. Haefele

July 28, 1947 - November 7, 2016

Don Haefele age 69. Beloved husband of Cynthia (nee Guilda), loving father of Ginger Hernandez, Heather Haefele, and Holley (Rob) Houglan, dearest grandfather of Don, Peter, Alexandra, and Mitchell, dear brother of Wayne, Clyde (Stella) and the following deceased Faye and Jerry, Dear uncle and friend of many. VISITATION THURSDAY 2-4 AND 7-9 PM AT CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 14925 E. BAGLEY RD....
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Angeline Stipanovich Rossi

January 1, 1956 - October 31, 2016

Angeline "Angie" Stipanovich Rossi, age 60, was ushered into glory on October 31, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Albert Rossi. Treasured step-mom of Gina Kamwithi and Renee Smith. Cherished daughter of the late Peter and Agnes Stipanovich. Loving sister of John Stipanovich, as well as 7 deceased brothers and sisters rejoicing now in heaven with her; and sister-in-law to Judy Rossi,...
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Nancy C. Bonza

October 19, 1937 - October 29, 2016

Nancy C. Bonza (nee Kollar), beloved wife of Edwin, loving mother of Edwin Jr. (Carol), Kathleen (Richard) Walters, Karen Sadowski, and James, doting grandmother of David, Raechel, Michael, Nicholas, Benjamin, Samuel, and Zachary, great grandmother of 2, and dear sister of Jack Wolf, and the following deceased Betty Piscioni, Lois Pierce, and Ronald Kollar and dear aunt and friend of many....
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Fred E. Balser

March 30, 1932 - October 23, 2016

Fred E. Balser Sr. age 84. Loving husband of Barbara (nee Bellas), dearest father of LaDonna (Robert) Maxwell and Fred Jr. (Heather), Brian (Cynthia), Roger (Faith) and step father of Joseph (Nancy) Vocaire, Jerry Vocaire, Jay (Cathy) Vocaire, Loving grandfather and great grandfather and dear brother of three all deceased, and friend of many. VISITATION THURSDAY 4-8 PM AT CRACIUNFUNERAL HOME...
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Kristen Bagnell-Richards

April 4, 1985 - October 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Carolyn M. Mizisin

August 24, 1928 - October 9, 2016

Carolyn May MIZISIN (nee' Pitlars)Age 86 passed away peacefully after a fulfilling life on this Earth.Best known as the Owner of the "Original Straus", Entrepreneur and Teacher.Dearly beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Jodie Mizisin (Bill Schietle), Robert (Laura) and Sharon Mizisin-Began (Terry). Dear family friend to Holly Novy (Frank). Grandmother of Eric (Christa),...
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Donald A. Gibson

January 16, 1942 - October 8, 2016

Donald A. Gibson Sr., age 74, passed from this life to the next on October 8, 2016. He was the long-time cherished sweetheart of Helga Fullerman. Former husband of Diana Green (Bob, deceased). Beloved father of Don Jr. (Denise), Dean (Brenda), Duane (Bobbie) and Desiree Marshall (Joe). Loving grandfather of Matthew (Jessica), Colleen, Ciara, Zachary, Joshua, and Jared. Dear brother of Nina...
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Marie Lollo

June 10, 1936 - September 27, 2016

Marie Lollo, age 80, entered into rest September 27, 2016. Beloved wife of 56 years to Tony. Devoted mother of Michelle, Mike (Jill Dowling), and Rocky (Denise Husay). Cherished grandmother of Anthony, Megan, Madison, Maria, and Gianna. Loving sister of James Roppo, Joseph Roppo, Dianne Heckelmoser, and the late Angela LaGreca. Dear aunt, cousin, and friend of many. VISITATION FRIDAY 2-4 AND 6...
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Mary H. Creagh

March 11, 1922 - September 25, 2016

Mary H. Creagh, age 94, passed away September 25th, 2016; beloved wife of the late John W.R. Creagh; devoted mother of Rev. John Creagh and Kathy Hornby; dear sister of David Haferd and Jane Laube. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Tuesday October 4th at St. Bartholomew Church, 14865 Bagley Rd. Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Robert A. Seifert

March 30, 1928 - September 11, 2016

Robert A. Seifert Sr., age 88, entered into rest September 11. 2016. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Yankura). Cherished father of Robert Jr. (Carolyn), Mark (Mary), and James. Loving grandfather of Christopher, Jacqueline, Mark, Alex, and Erin. Dear brother of Lawrence, and the late Elmer, Louise, Loretta, Edmund, and Francis; uncle, cousin, and friend of many. Robert was a proud...
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Jeff A. Rupnik

December 29, 1965 - September 6, 2016

Jeff A. "Cujo" Rupnik of Akron, OH, age 50, passed away suddenly on September 6, 2016. Devoted son of Maureen (nee Meaney) and the late Ronald. Cherished brother of Denise (David) Kleintop and the late Gary. Dear nephew, cousin, and friend of many. Jeff was always willing to help others, he adored his family, and had a great sense of humor. Jeff will be greatly missed and will remain in our...
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Anthony Vincent DiChiro

October 27, 1966 - August 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Horace John Makodym

September 19, 1948 - August 31, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Kathleen Lynn McDonald

January 6, 1955 - August 23, 2016

Kathleen Lynn McDonald (nee VonBlon), age 61, passed away unexpectedly August 23rd, 2016. Beloved daughter of the late Robert & Teresa VonBlon (nee Gasper). Loving & devoted mother of Robert (Robby). Dearest sister of Diane VonBlon. Beloved cousin of Sharon, Billy, Jack, Sylvia Ann, David, Richard, Bill, and Julie. Dearest friend of many. Member of Holy Family Catholic Church. ...
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Sara Cardenas

October 8, 1923 - August 16, 2016

Sara Cardenas, age 92, passed away August 16th, 2016; devoted sister, daughter, aunt, great-aunt, and friend of many; VISITATION Friday 11AM-1PM at Craciun Berry Funeral Home, 14925 E. Bagley Rd., where funeral services will be at 1PM; Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
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Brian A. Lutheran

November 7, 1979 - August 14, 2016

Brian Lutheran, owner of Premier Tree Care and Landscaping, passed away on Sunday August 14, 2016. Brian was truly an unbelievable fighter but lost his battle against insurmountable odds. He lived his life doing what he loved, working with trees and being in nature. He was an accomplished arborist, wood craftsman, and loving provider to his family. Brian is survived by his daughter, Emily, his...
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Ollie A. Hill

December 27, 1921 - August 12, 2016

Ollie "Tootsie" Hill age 94. Went to be with the Lord on Friday August 12, 2016. Born in Logan, West Virginia on December 27,1921. She was the daughter of the late James W. Kitchen and Agnes (nee Carver). She was the devoted wife of the late William, loving mother of Patty Stepp Boyd, dearest Grandmother of Dina (Rick) Brzezowski, Buddy Stepp, and Brian Stepp, great grandmother of Melissa (Sean)...
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Kathryn F. Forbush

September 10, 1928 - August 11, 2016

Kathryn F. Forbush (nee Fry) age 87. Devoted wife of the late Albert, loving mother of Steve, Vicki, Connie (Wallie) Wilkins, Sharon (Gregg) Jensen, Michael (Jody, deceased), Elaine (Mike) Jewett, dearest grandmother of 7, great grandmother of 6, dear sister of LuAnn Lilley, Judy Clark, and Johnny (Pat), dear aunt and friend of many. VISITATION TUESDAY AUGUST 16 AT 2-4 AND 6-8 PM AT CRACIUN...
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Ida Vass

February 15, 1929 - August 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Norman E. Heger

December 17, 1919 - July 29, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Kathleen B. Priem

May 29, 1928 - July 28, 2016

Kathleen Berger Priem, age 88. Dearly beloved spouse of Richard J. Priem (deceased).Devoted mother of Rich (Tracey), Teresanne (Chuck) Landreville, David (Constanza), Betsy (Jim) Chisholm, and Jeff.Adoring grandmother of Cade, Dane, Finn, Vincent, Maegan, Emory, David, Hannah, Jimmy, and Cory.Dear sister of Frank Berger.A fighter of Alzheimer's. A lover of language, travel, and the great...
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Barbara T. SMITH

August 23, 1931 - July 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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David Lee Riccota

January 27, 1954 - July 27, 2016

David L. Riccota age 62. Beloved son of Phillip and Arvilla (both deceased). Loving brother of Joe, Jerry, Phyllis G., Phyllis B., Bob, Susan, the following deceased Millie, Anthony, Philip. Dear uncle and friend of many. Family will receive friends SUNDAY 4 - 5:30pm at Craciun Funeral Home 14925 E. Bagley Rd. Middleburg Hts. where FUNERAL SERVICE is SUNDAY at 5:30pm. Arrangements under the...
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Harriet L. Lanzilotta

January 11, 1926 - July 16, 2016

HARRIET L. LANZILOTTA (nee Dove), age 90, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016. Beloved wife of the late John; dear mother of John Jr., (Ann), Joseph H. (Patsy), and the late Lillian Sargent; grandmother of Timothy and Manzell; Come celebrate her life at the Craciun Funeral Home, 14925 E. Bagley Rd from 6-8pm Wednesday, July 20th. 440-843-5957Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral...
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Stella Powell

January 29, 1920 - July 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Cheryl Alison Brown

June 13, 1954 - July 12, 2016

Cheryl Alison Brown age 62. Beloved mother of Jessica Rubin and Chaya Rubin. Loving sister of Craig Brown. Beloved sweetheart of Tom Koskey. All SERVICES PRIVATE. Family suggest contributions may be made in her memory to: In Defense of Animals, 3010 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, California 94901. Online condolences at www.craciunfuneralhomes.com
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Sophia J. Luczak

May 18, 1919 - June 25, 2016

SOPHIA J. LUCZAK, age 97, passed away June 25th, 2016, beloved wife of the late Joseph H.; devoted mother of Joseph M. (Jinny), Raymond, and Barbara Hand (Michael); loving grandmother of two and great-grandmother of two; dear sister of Stephanie Stella and the late Ted Luczyk. VISITATION Thursday, June 30th from 2-4PM and 6-8PM at CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 14925 E. Bagley Rd.; Mass of Christian...
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Mary Lou Kern

December 13, 1933 - June 18, 2016

Mary Lou Kern (nee Evans) age 82, of Middleburg Hts., entered into rest June 18, 2016. Devoted mother of Judith Schmidt, Sandra (Vince) Martynowski, Patricia (Scott) Maphis, Angeline (Kevin) McConnell, and the late Jacqueline. Loving grandmother of 7 and great-grandmother. Dear sister of the late Anna Mae McCauley and Jackie Evans. VISITATION THURSDAY 4-8PM AT THE CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 14925 E....
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Ronnie W. Yancy

December 27, 1942 - June 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Lucille Edwartowski

February 22, 1920 - June 13, 2016

Lucille Edwartowski age 96, Devoted wife of the late Henry, loving mother of Ronald (Joann) Edwards, and Elaine (Jim) Roessner, dearest grandmother of Jeffrey Edwards, Mike Edwards, Lynn Monaco, Pam Roessner, Jay Roessner and Tracy Roessner, great grandmother of two, dear sister of 5, dear aunt and friend of many. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS FRIDAY JULY 8, FROM 8:30 AM UNTIL 9:30 AM AT ST....
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John W. Blue

March 16, 1933 - May 30, 2016

John W. Blue age 83, Loving Husband of 54 years to Rose, dearest father of Jim, Bill (Norita), and Dave, dearest grandfather of Sharon (Paul) Eader, Mary (Blake) Gabriel, Katie (Ryan) Oblak, and Linda, great grandfather Cody, Riley, Molly, Jake, Owen and Tyler, dear brother of Sylvia, Margaret, Richard, Helen (Bill), Kathryn, and dear uncle and friend of many. John was retired from the FDA and...
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Maria Radu

December 22, 1932 - May 20, 2016

MARIA RADU (nee Raica), age 83, passed away Friday, May 20, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Gheorghe Cojocaru and the late Tom Radu; loving mother of Luciana Talpa (her late husband Teodosie Mihai); dear grandmother of Diana Talpa. Maria loved poetry and Romanian dancing and could be found reciting poetry at the local Romanian festivals. Devine Funeral Liturgy, Monday, May 23, at 10 am in Buna...
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Aurel Chirla

July 25, 1936 - May 19, 2016

Aurel Chirla age 79. Beloved husband for 52 years of Marioara. Loving father of Dr. Cristian ( Adina ) and Corina ( Dr. Sebastian ) Scobercea. Devoted grandfather of Phillip, Cristian, Brianna, James and Lucas. Dearest brother of Ionel, Maria, Gheorghe, Dumitru and Moise (all deceased). Aurel and Marioara both were faithful servants in Christ in their church and in the community. Alongside...
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William J. Miker

April 7, 1957 - May 16, 2016

BILL MIKER JR. age 59, loving father of Josh (dear friend Mary), dearest son of Betty and Bill, dear brother of Phil (Pam), Doug (Jodi), Beth Tyma and Susie (Matt) Darragh, loving uncle and friend of many. VISITATION FRIDAY 4-8 P.M. AT CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 14925 E. BAGLEY RD., MIDDLEBURG HTS. Funeral Mass Saturday 1 p.m. at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 6667 Wallings Rd., North Royalton,...
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J. Stephen Hatch

April 26, 1940 - May 15, 2016

J. Stephen Hatch age76. Beloved father of James (Altoona Pa.) and Laura (Richard) Stansbury. Loving grandfather of Sara and Nico. Beloved son of Donald (Altoona Pa.). Dear brother of 3. Retired Proud President of Newspaper Guild Local 1 and former Plain Dealer journalist. Family suggest contributions may be made to your local APL. Visitation Wednesday and Thursday 5 - 8pm at CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME...
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Julius Fritz

August 25, 1932 - May 11, 2016

Julius A. Fritz, age 83. Loving father of Julianne (David) Wesnitzer, Joseph, and James (Peg), dearest grandfather of Alexis, Kami, Alan, and Jimmy, dear great grandfather of Saige and Lyra, loving brother of Kathie Dragomir, and dear friend of many. FAMILY AND FRIENDS ARE ASKED TO MEET FOR A FUNERAL MASS MONDAY, MAY 16, AT 9:30 AM AT ST. BARTHOLOMEW CATHOLIC CHURCH 14865 E. BAGLEY RD. MIDDLEBURG...
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Barbara J. Heiskell

November 4, 1942 - May 6, 2016

BARBARA J. HEISKELL, age 73, went to be with the Lord on May 6, 2016. Beloved wife of 53 years to Joe. Devoted mother of Verner, Joey (Carol), Melissa, and David. Cherished grandmother of Chelsea, Aubrey, and the late Meagan; great-grandmother of Olivia. Loving sister of Jerry, Della, Brenda, Robert, and the late Billy and Patricia. Dearest aunt, cousin, and friend of many. VISITATION MONDAY 6...
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Margaret J. SMALLWOOD

September 13, 1929 - May 4, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Daniel Hermanus Hofmeister

July 12, 1930 - May 1, 2016

REVEREND DANIEL HERMANUS HOFMEISTER. Beloved husband of the late Julia (nee' McGregor). Dear father of Eleanor (Carl) Dahlstedt, Daniel V. (Joanne), Paul (Nadine), Joy (Ronald) Messinger, Joseph (Cheryl), Judith Hofmeister and Les. Grandfather of Roger, Juliana, Delisha, Brittany, Joshua, Sabastian, Megan and Hannah. Great-grandfather of 6. Brother of Leonard and Helen. VISITATION will take...
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Eleanor R. Rubino

August 25, 1932 - April 25, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Donald A. Bianchi

January 3, 1949 - April 23, 2016

DONALD A. BIANCHI, loving husband of Susan (nee Hodona); dearest father of Gina; dear son of the late Mario and Geraldine; and dearest brother of the late John (Ivis); dear uncle of John; and dearest brother-in-law of Marie (Nevin, deceased) Bryan. Don served in the Marine Corps during the Vietnam War where he received the Purple Heart. VISITATION WEDNESDAY 11 A.M. UNTIL 12 NOON AT CRACIUN...
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Emil Capota

December 13, 1926 - April 17, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Craciun Funeral Home, Middleburg Heights, OH.
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Guenther Voland

May 26, 1922 - April 16, 2016

Guenther Voland, age 93, passed away April 16th, 2016; beloved husband of the late Eleonore; dear brother of Werner (deceased), Esther Schuelke, and Theodora O'Connor. Graveside Service and Inurnment with late wife 11AM Monday, May 2nd at Eastlawn Memory Gardens, 2869 Grafton Rd., Brunswick OH. Arrangements by Craciun Funeral Home, 14925 E. Bagley RD., Middleburg Heights, OH, 44130.
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Donald Anthony Vacca

March 13, 1953 - April 14, 2016

DONALD ANTHONY VACCA Passed away peacefully at the age of 63. Loving son of the late Carl A. Vacca and Mary S. (nee Patricelli). Dear brother of Carol, Ron (Pat), Carl Jr. (Martha), Raymond (Kimberly), MaryAnn and Diane (Paul) Gerg .He will be missed by many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Donald was a special nephew to Jeanette and Stanley Kerka, and special friend of Rosie...
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