Fortuna Funeral Home

Fortuna Funeral Home is a family owned and operated funeral home serving families in the greater Cleveland area. Joseph and Virginia Fortuna established the Fortuna Funeral Home in April of 1958, and opened the doors to their business at 5316 Fleet Avenue, in Cleveland’s Slavic Village. Through many years of dedication, commitment, and hard work they touched countless lives.

To this day the business remains family owned and operated . John Fortuna, Mary Ann Fortuna-Trzaska, James Trzaska and Joseph A. Fortuna carry on the vision of founder Joseph L. Fortuna to provide care for community members with sincerity, dignity, and compassion in their greatest time of need.

Because of the hard work and dedication over the first 50 years in operation Fortuna Funeral Home proudly opened the doors to a new state-of-the-art facility in Independence, Ohio in 2007. The original facility in the heart of Cleveland's historic Slavic Village is still open and operating.

If you choose to give Fortuna Funeral Home the opportunity to care for your loved one, we ensure that you will deal directly with one of our licensed funeral directors from the first call until the end of the chosen services. As a family business, we serve you as we would like to be served: sincerity, dignity, and compassion.

We understand that choosing a funeral provider is a difficult decision. If you choose to give our family the opportunity to serve your family we will strive to exceed you expectations in every aspect of the funeral service. We will do everything we can to best honor the life of your loved one.


Our Obituaries

Frank D. Perko, Jr.

December 26, 1921 - May 9, 2014

Frank D. Perko Jr. entered into eternal life May 9, 2014. Beloved husband of 68 years to the late Betty (nee Meddings). Cherished father of Frank D. III (deceased) (Dianne), Vicki Niles (David) and William (Kim Fox). Loving grandfather of Lisa, Brian, Lori, Dawn, Andrea, Robert, Connor and Jerrod. Great grandfather of Amber, Alyssa, Jordan, Devin and Greyson. Son of the late Frank Sr. and...
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Doris R. Morales

May 20, 1926 - May 5, 2014

Doris R. Morales (nee Ellis)(Age 87). Beloved wife of the late Ernest H. Morales. Loving mother of Ilda Coralise Terwilliger (John), Alicia Pingatore (Sam), Brenda Fowl (Jay), Cynthia Ljubi (Richard), and Ernest W. (Lisa). Devoted Grandma of Coralise M. (Michael), Michelle L. (Will), Joshua, Scott (Kris), Rick (Valerie), Cyndi Rae, Ellen, Benjamin, Ariana, and Blaise. Cherished Great Grandma "GG...
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David Biagiotti, Sr.

June 16, 1934 - May 2, 2014

Dr. David Biagiotti, Sr. of Parma, Ohio. June 16, 1934 - May 2, 2014. Beloved husband of 43 years to Teresa (nee Wojczuk). Loving father of Tony (Revee), the late David Jr. (Marissa), Phil (Kristin), and Angie (Aaron) Hardee. Beloved grandfather of Basia, Bella, Portia, Bianca and Hunter. Brother of Josephine (John) and the late Antonio, Gaetano, Gaspar, Eliseo. Dear uncle and caring friend...
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Wilfredo Hernandez

April 14, 1961 - May 1, 2014

Wilfredo "Will" Hernandez age 53. Loving husband of Patricia. Dear father of David (Leanna). Loving grandfather "Papi" of Brynlee Mae. Son of Juan Hernandez and the late Emerita. Brother of Juan (Susan), Roberto "Bobby" and Dave (Valorie). Visitation Thursday May 8, 2014 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Funeral Home chapel...
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Rose A. Switalski, (nee Mirtel)

November 24, 1925 - May 1, 2014

Rose A. Switalski (nee Mirtel). Beloved wife of the late Joseph B. Loving mother of Thomas (Leslie), Richard (Lora) and Rosanne. Dear grandmother of Timothy, Erin, David, Rachel and Leah. Daughter of the late Joseph Mirtel and Rose (nee Merhar). Sister of Joseph (deceased) and Josephine "Honey" Snyder. Dear aunt and great aunt to many. Visitation Monday 2-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076...
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Ellen A. Locy, (nee Freund)

July 20, 1939 - May 1, 2014

Ellen A. Locy (nee Freund) born in to Eternity May 1, 2014. Loving mother of Linda DiVincenzo (Jimmy), Gail Stelmaschuk (George), and Jean Esther (Tom). Dear grandmother of Stephanie, Emily, Natalie, Brittney, Sean. Dear companion of her four-legged friend Taffy. Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Clara Freund. Ellen retired from dietary at Parma Community Hospital where she also...
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Florence F. Krupa, (nee Kostoras)

June 20, 1931 - April 27, 2014

Florence Krupa (nee Kostoras) beloved wife of Frank R. Dear mother of Dale (Angela), Gary (Lisa) and Lori Rizzardi (Vince). Grandmother of Matthew, Michael, Chelsea, Ryan, Rebecca, Nicole and Stephanie. Daughter of the late Henry Kostoras and Lilly (nee Jablonski) Sister of Rita Mys. Dear aunt. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of...
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James B. Williams

August 7, 1943 - April 27, 2014

James B. Williams beloved husband of 49 years to Sandra (nee Yurko).Loving father of Steven (Georgia)(nee Tahramanis). Grandfather of Bianca. Son of the late Oliver Williams and Mecky (nee Altamonte). Brother of the late Shirley Davis. Brother-in-law of Barbara Kapudjija. Uncle of Melissa(Robert Zak). Great uncle of Riley Zak. Dear cousin and friend to many. Visitation Wednesday 4-8 p.m. at the...
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Irene M. Lucas

December 5, 1918 - April 26, 2014

Irene M. Lucas (nee Halasz) beloved wife of the late Kenneth Owen and the late George Lucas. Loving mother of James Owen (Sylvia). Daughter of George Halasz and Margaret (nee Haranth)(both deceased). Sister of the late Martha Hencie. Memorial visitation Saturday May 3, 2014 from 10 a.m. - noon at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.)
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Michael J. Hintz

March 13, 1963 - April 25, 2014

Michael J. Hintz cherished son of the late Milton "Mickey" and Donna (nee Rhoda). Dear brother of Michelle and Mark (deceased). Uncle of Adam. Friend of Doctor Bob and Bill W. Visitation Monday 4-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Concluding chapel service Monday evening at 7:45 p.m. Interment private. In lieu of flowers the family...
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Anna Mae (nee Pelko) Mannion

January 12, 1932 - April 23, 2014

Anna Mae Mannion (nee Pelko) beloved wife of the late Wilfred. Loving mother of Mary Ann Gesing (Dave), William (deceased), Anthony (Jan), Michael (deceased), James (Karen), Thomas, Joseph (Kathy), Brigid Farone (Greg), Kathleen "Katie" Kawczynski and Jeannie Marincic (Jim). Dear grandmother of 23 and great grandmother of 10 . Sister of Lillian Cunningham (Jerry), Dolores Pelko-Hecht (deceased)...
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Carl R Sobolewski

October 6, 1929 - April 22, 2014

Carl R. Sobolewski beloved husband of the late Dorothy (nee Najmulski) and the late Margaret (nee Nagy). Loving father of Cindy, Mark (Kathy), Mary Ann Hirsch (David), Kathy Grzelewski (Walter), Robin, Dawn Stojsavljevic (Marko), Patty Rains (Jeff), Matthew (Serena), Margaret Gillanders (Richard deceased) and Jessica. Grandfather of 12 and great grandfather of 8. Son of the late Sylvester and...
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Olga A Dorchak

October 13, 1928 - April 19, 2014

Olga A. Dorchak (nee Zadnik), Age 85. Beloved wife of the late Alex. Loving Mother of Kathleen Ferrante (Lou) and Diane Fornaro (Anthony). Dear Grandmother of Jason Hall (Brenda), and Great Grandmother of Sky and Teaghan. Sister of the late Elsie Spellacy. Dearest Aunt of many. Special friend of many. Olga was a Board Member of the Nash, President of Federation of Slovenian Homes Seniors,...
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MARY BIBBO

February 18, 1925 - April 16, 2014

Mary Bibbo(nee Vaccaro), Age 89. Beloved wife of the late Nicholas Sr., Dear mother of John (Susan), Nicholas Jr., Joseph (Maria), and Robert (Pamela). Loving Grandmother of John Jr. (Lisa), Bryan (Melissa), Kevin(Jessica Bound), Nicole Crowe (Anthony), Danielle Adelstein (Chad), Clara (Mark Zeller), and Crystal (Mike Travagliante). Dear Great Grandmother of Jaden, Camryn, Taylor, Cooper,...
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Giovanna "Joann" Caniglia

March 28, 1928 - April 15, 2014

Giovanna "Joann" Caniglia passed away April 15, 2014. Loving wife of Pasquale "Pat. " Dear mother of Gregory (Nancy), Victoria (William) Geurink, Renzo (MaryLou), and Carmela (Les) Stasick. Devoted grandmother of Gregory, Patricia, Patrick, David, Jennifer, Michael, Melinda, Shelley, Christina, and Allison. Gentle great-grandmother of 15. Sister-in-law of Giuseppe (Anna) Caniglia, Claudia ...
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Joyce Hanson

April 12, 2014

Hanson, Joyce G., age 76; resident of Fort Myers, FL formerly from Cleveland, OH passed away on April 12, 2014. Joyce is the daughter of George P. Blatnik and the late Stella Soja. Beloved Mother survived by Glenn Hanson (Cyndi), Gayle Hanson and Georgine Kruedelbach; grandmother to 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Joyce is survived by her sisters Elaine Rodgers McKalik (Ron) and Irene...
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Florence Krasovic

January 1, 1923 - April 12, 2014

FLORENCE M. KRASOVIC (nee Szymanski) age 91, went home peacefully to our Lord April 12, 2014. Dear wife of Robert (deceased). Loving mother of Sharon Krasovic and Roberta (Chris) Betlejewski. Dearest grandmother of Ashley. Daughter of Anthony and Mary (nee Koprowski) Szymanski. Sister of Harriette Bukowski and the following deceased: Stanley, Clara Oryl and Theodora. VISITATION TUESDAY APRIL...
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Ryan Charles Rex

July 5, 1992 - April 11, 2014

Ryan Charles Rex, age 21. Beloved son of Charles and Michelle. Loving brother of Rachel (Christopher) Loebsack, Erica, and Sam. Dear uncle of Henry Ryan and Maya Michelle. Precious grandson of Jane Rex and the late Doris and Glenn Cantrall. Cherished boyfriend of Alyssa Koza. Nephew of Linda Cantrall, Dave and Holly Rex, Bill and Sandy Rex, Anne Rex, Halle Rex, Paula and Brian Heine. ...
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Dorothy Marie Soposky

March 27, 1921 - April 10, 2014

DOROTHY MARIE SOPOSKY (nee Martin), age 93,passed away peacefully on April 10, 2014.Beloved wife of the late Mike Soposky Dearest Mother of Thomas I. Goodwin (Oraphin), Sandra Faye Lint (deceased), Patrick Soposky (Jane), Daniel (Marla), and Michael (deceased). Dear grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother of many. Sister of Seven, all deceased. Daughter of Lillian (nee...
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Florence L. Adams, (nee Fedor)

August 31, 1926 - April 10, 2014

Florence L. Adams (nee Fedor) 87, went home to be with the Lord on April 10, 2014. Beloved wife of the late William. Cherished mother of Joanne Sprava (Les), Michaline Adams (Joe), Lynn Vaccariello, Denise Kalnasy (Andrew) and Kathy Thompson (Keith). Grandmother of 14 and great grandmother of 16. Daughter of the late Stephen Fedor and Anna (nee Artim). Sister of Sr. Mary Florence Fedor,O.S.F., ...
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James Leonard Hudak

July 1, 1918 - April 9, 2014

James L. Hudak, Age 95. Beloved husband of the late Florence E. (nee Meszaros). Loving Father of Robert J. (Cassandra), Kathleen M. McGee (Dan Schwartz), and Marianne Kowalski (Walter). Dear Grandfather of Matthew, Mark(Richelle), Elizabeth, Bobby(Penny), Melanie(Greg), Amanda(Russ), Neil(Emily), and Ross. Great Grandfather of Mira, McKayla, McKenzie, McGregor, Bennett and Lincoln. Son of the...
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Josephine Saiter, (nee Kosiba)

May 10, 1932 - April 9, 2014

Josephine Saiter (nee Kosiba) Loving mother of Joseph , Karen (Paul), Donald (Chris), Annamarie (Doug) and John (Sharon). Grandmother of Nikki, Joe, Kellie, Mike, Nick, Amber, Angel, Ashley, Alexis, and Amanda. Great-Grandmother of 11. Daughter of the late Joseph Kosiba and Frances (nee Czrew). Sister of Edward Kosiba and Helen Cook. Josie will be missed by many who loved her spirit. She...
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Stanley F. Kaczmarczyk III

September 21, 1970 - April 4, 2014

Stanley F. Kaczmarczyk III age 43. Loving father of Nicoletta, Stanley IV and Hannah Dennis. Dear son of Stanley F. Kaczmarczyk Jr. (Deceased) and Shirley (nee Godec). Brother of Frank (Faith) and Donald (Sarah). Dear uncle of 7. Visitation Tuesday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Funeral home chapel service Wednesday at 10:00...
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Catherine "Kate" Monter

December 12, 1922 - April 2, 2014

Catherine "Kate" T. Monter, 91, passed away April 2, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Willam Monter. Dear mother of Thomas (Margaret), Daniel (Marlaine), Marilu Addante (Michael), and Susan Kadlec (Robert). Loving grandmother of James (Shannon), Christopher (Meredith), Meagan, Michael, Martin, David (Jackie), and Katie. Great-grandma of Laila, Colin, John, and Declan. Mass of Christian Burial...
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Rita M. Dominak, (nee Trupka)

March 1, 1921 - April 1, 2014

Rita M. Dominak (nee Trupka) beloved wife of the late Vincent. Loving mother of Denice Hunek (Terrence) and Michele Mirande (Kevin). Grandmother of Jonathan (Renee), Courtney Heideloff (Eric) and Philip. Great grandmother of Summer and Cadence. Sister of the following deceased: Frank, James (Bernice), Helen Siemen (Norman), Mary Stefko (Joseph) and Josephine Krasula. Dear Aunt & great aunt....
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Karen Stover, (nee Sobonya)

February 6, 1955 - March 31, 2014

Karen Stover (nee Sobonya) age 59. Beloved wife of the late Dennis. Loving mother of the late Douglas. Daughter of the late John Sobonya and Dorothy Nemec (nee Kosar). Step daughter of George Nemec. Sister of Diane Martin (Jeff) and Mark Sobonya (Connie). Step sister of Barbara Leden (Gary), Robert Nemec and George Nemec. Sister-in-law of Jeff and Salli Stover. Dear niece of Gail Okerbloom(Dennis...
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Anne Cvitko

June 19, 1921 - March 28, 2014

Anne Cvitko, 92, passed away March 28, 2014. Beloved daughter of the late John and Frances Cvitko. Preceded in death by brothers and sisters Frances Papez, John Cvitko, Mary Vercek, Frank Cvitko, and Dorothy Fesz. Loving aunt of Patricia and Joyce. Great aunt of Gayle, Cindy, Stacey, Bill, Kelley, and Brandi. Great-great aunt of Kyle, Haley, Madison, Whitney, Hunter, and Jocelyn. Visitation...
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Norman R. Kuglin

February 1, 1936 - March 27, 2014

NORMAN R. KUGLIN, Age 78, Beloved husband of Marian (nee Savol). Dear father of Kenneth (deceased), Joseph, Renee, Kimberly (Dan), and Joy Wolske (Mark, fiance') Loving Grandfather of nine and Great Grandfather of nine. Dear brother of Dennis and Thomas. VISITATION SUNDAY, MARCH 30, FROM 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. AT THE FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME, 5316 FLEET AVENUE, CLEVELAND.
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ALBINA SELVA, (NEE KAVEC)

December 14, 1928 - March 22, 2014

Albina Selva (nee Kavec) beloved wife of the late Stanley. Loving mother of Allan (Judy), Gary (Juanita), Robert, Gerald (Rose), Terrence (Roberta), Richard, Timothy and Patricia Dufalla (George). Grandmother of 11 and great grandmother of 6. Daughter of the late Joseph Kavec and Jennie (nee Blatnik). Sister of the following all deceased: Frank, Rudy, Joe, John and Jennie Jakovcic. Dear aunt and...
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Violet Jane Soukup

September 3, 1922 - March 20, 2014

Beloved and devoted wife of the late William for 68 years. Dear mother of Sister Joyce SSJ-TOSF, William Jr. (Paula), Thomas (Cathy), Frank (Marcia), and James (Lynn, deceased). Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on March 29, 2014 at Jennings Center for Older Adults Holy Spirit Chapel, 10204 Granger Road | Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125 ...
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ANN E. DOLSAK, (NEE BERNARDIC)

October 7, 1918 - March 18, 2014

Ann E. Dolsak (nee Bernardic). Beloved wife of the late Louis. Loving mother of Louanne Britton, Rosemary Elavsky (Richard), Louis Dolsak (Christine) and Roberta Kiese (Rob). Grandmother of Scot Elavsky (Michelle), Eric Elavsky, Michael Dolsak (Kristy) and Kimberly Povtak (Bobby). Great grandmother of Kyle and Ryan Elavsky and Emerson and Avery Dolsak. Sister of Patricia Bernardic. Sister-in-law...
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Dorothy R. Podolak

May 26, 1927 - March 18, 2014

Dorothy R. Podolak (nee Gold) beloved wife of the late Michael. Dear father of Victoria Kaszian, Michael and Richard. Grandmother of 2. Daughter of the late Julius Gold and Stella (nee Kwiatkowski). Sister of the late Esther Pelesh. Visitation Thursday 6-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 5316 Fleet Ave. Funeral Home Chapel service Friday at 10:00 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery.
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Richard J. Stybel

August 11, 1929 - March 17, 2014

Richard J. Stybel beloved husband of Antoinette (nee Lapeus). Dear father of Cindy Kochan (Roger), Rick F. (Fran), Nancy Basalla (Bruce) and Linda Koon (Tom). Loving grandfather of Christine, Michelle Fuchs (Anthony), Laura Lawler (Kevin), Heather (Josh McKenney) , Sean, Scott, Jenny, Stacey, Alex, Lauren and David. Great grandfather of Nathan. Son of the late Theodore and Anna (nee Witkiewicz)....
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MIKE JARANOVIC

November 20, 1949 - March 14, 2014

Milorad ( Mike ) Jaranovic Born November 20, 1949. Passed away on March 14, 2013. Mike enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid history buff. He is survived by his children Scott and Stacey. Mother Frieda Jaranovic,Brother Eli( Lisa) Jaranovic, Sisters Dana ( John ) Trzaska, Angie ( Bill) Lovejoy, his beloved grandchildren,niece and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Dragovan Jaranovic....
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Richard Budzinski

September 15, 1931 - March 13, 2014

RICHARD BUDZINSKI age 82, Beloved husband of Dolores (nee Baracz) Loving father of Glenn, Sharol (John) Sugalski, Rick (Virginia), Cary (April) and Elaine. Cherished "Papa" of Nicole (Fiance Nick), Kerri, Aimee, Melissa, Melanie, Lambert (Fiance Courtney, Tyler, Hanna, Emma and Olivia. Son of the late Zigmond and Jessie Budzinski. Brother of Roger and David. Funeral services MONDAY MARCH...
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Paulette Krnac

August 21, 1952 - March 11, 2014

PAULETTE KRNAC (NEE GRILL) Dearest daughter of Leo Paul and Lillian (deceased) (nee Ulicki) Grill. Former wife of Frank. Dear sister of Janet (Jeffrey) Hauserman. Dear aunt of: Jason Sawyer, Jaclyn Sorensen and Jennifer Steighner. Great aunt to Alexander and Emma. Paulette was a wonderful friend to so many who loved her and an avid animal lover. Funeral services SATURDAY MARCH 15, 2014 12:00...
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Eleanor Chase, (nee Kniola)

January 25, 1921 - March 11, 2014

Eleanor Chase (nee Kniola) Beloved wife of the late Ben Chase (formerly Cechowski) . Loving mother of Nancy Zukoski and Jack Chase (deceased). Grandmother of Kimberly Davis, Brian Hendricks and Rebecca Randolph. Great grandmother of Leah Davis and Savannah Crum. Daughter of the late Ben and Stella (nee Gromelski). Sister of Millie Brayer(George), Virginia Kuczmarski(Vince deceased) and the...
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Joseph P Finley, Sr.

August 7, 1965 - March 9, 2014

Joseph P. Finley Sr., Age 48.Beloved husband of Jessica Malec-Finley. Loving father of Joseph P. Finley Jr.(dec), Tabatha Smith, Allen and June Malec. Papa of Hayden and Navia Smith. Loving Son of Loretta Joan and Larry Virgil Finley Sr. (dec). Dear Brother of Larry, Kimberly Early and Loretta King. Dear Son-in-law of Rudy and Deanne Malec. Dear Uncle and friend of many. VISITATION THURSDAY...
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Marian Smiley Short

May 19, 1957 - March 7, 2014

MARIAN " SMILEY" SHORT (NEE GERK) age 56. Passed away peacefully Friday March 7 with her loving children by her side after a long and courageous battle with cancer.Cherished wife of the late Bob. Beloved mother of Melissa (Hugh) Heckman and John Short. Loving grandmother of Chloe Heckman. Daughter of John and Helen (nee Behm) Gerk (both deceased). Sister of Norman (Diane) Gerk, Eleanor ...
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Benedict R. Wojtkiewicz

March 21, 1917 - March 7, 2014

Benedict R. Wojtkiewicz age 96. Beloved husband of the late Wanda M. (nee Drozdowski) Dear father of James V. (Patricia A.) and Raymond P. (Barbara). Grandfather of Sandra L. and Kenneth M.. Son of the late John and Lucy (nee Piatkowski. Brother of the following all deceased: John, Edward, Klemence, Henry, Eleanore Petrek. Dear uncle and great uncle to many. Visitation Monday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at...
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Tadeusz Tyl

May 3, 1939 - March 5, 2014

Tadeusz Tyl, Age 74. Passed away peacefully March 5. Beloved husband of Sophie (nee Tomaszewska). Loving father of Sylvia Radziszewski (Robert), and Tina Stalica (Jaroslaw). Dearest Grandfather of Zachary, Tyler, Dylan, Jakub and Jesse. Son of Adela (nee Zaniewska) and Stefan Tyl (both deceased). Son in law of Czeszlawa and Czeszlaw Tomaszewski (both deceased) Brother of Jadwiga Nowak, Eugenuisz...
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JOHN I MAICHRYE, "BINGO"

September 28, 1960 - March 4, 2014

John I. "Bingo" Maichrye passed away March 4, 2014. Beloved son of Edward (deceased) and Irene (nee Tesar). Dear brother of Michael, Joe (Lindi) and Mark (Christin). Dear uncle of Danny, Matt, Mandy, David, Ryan and Jonathan. Great uncle and friend to many. Family and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass Saturday April 12, 2014 at St. John Cantius Church 906 College Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44113...
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Genevieve Merek, (nee Mikolajski)

May 13, 1919 - March 3, 2014

Genevieve Merek (nee Mikolajski) Beloved wife of the late John. Dear mother of Les (Karen) and Paula Mikula (Ken) Dearest Grandmother of Lindsey, Lauren Ransom, Diana, Mark, Caroline Polk and Nicholas Mikula. Great Grandmother of five. Sister of Valerie Gorcey and the following deceased: John, Joseph and Stella Gawry. EVERYONE IS INVITED TO A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL 9:30 A.M. ON SATURDAY, MARCH...
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Margaret M Hirsch, (nee Jira)

May 26, 1916 - February 28, 2014

Margaret M. Hirsch (nee Jira) age 97 beloved wife of the late Alvin. Loving mother of Bill (Cheryl), Dennis (deceased)(Linda) and Dave (Mary Ann). Grandmother of Steven, Nancy Monnin (Brent), Susan Szczech (Rob), Brian (Jennifer), Paul (Mary), Timmy, Chrissy and Michael. Great grandmother of 14. Daughter of the late John S. Jira and Christa (nee Michal). Sister of the late John E. Jira and...
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JOAN ENDZVICK

May 21, 1923 - February 26, 2014

Joan Hofer Endzvick. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of Frank Hofer and Paula Brosch Hofer. Retired from Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad where she was an Administrative Assistant. Known for her love of music, Ballroom dance, sewing and gardening all of which she continued late in life. Joan was preceded in death by her husband, John Endzvick. She is survived by her brother Richard F....
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Jennifer Nicole Dygutowicz

February 26, 2014

JENNIFER NICOLE DYGUTOWICZ AGE 35, Passed away peacefully Feb. 26, 2014. Cherished daughter of Richard Dygutowicz and Patricia Olszewski (husband Joseph). Granddaughter of Richard and Rita Dygutowicz ( both deceased) and Curtis and Carrie Butcher (both deceased). Dearest niece to Peggy Motto (John), Linda Sima (Richard deceased), Carol Casey (Victor), Christine Wesie, Gwen Butcher, Curtis...
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Raymond Sojda

May 29, 1933 - February 25, 2014

RAYMOND M. SOJDA, beloved husband of Betty (nee Blatnik) for 56 years. Dear Father of Terence(Tina), Nancy Jo(deceased), Paul(Lynne), Mark(Robin) and Nicholas (Beth). Dearest Grandfather of Ashley and William, Jaclyn and Sam, and Joseph and Laura. Son of the late Maryanna (nee Kotas) and Marcel Sojda and Beloved brother. VISITATION FRIDAY FROM 4-8:00 P.M. AT THE FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME,...
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Barbara E. Traska, (nee Ruzinok)

March 19, 1950 - February 25, 2014

Barbara E. Traska (nee Ruzinok), age 63, passed away on February 25, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Thomas F. Traska, Sr. Loving mother of Frank E. (deceased), Thomas, Jr. (Darla), Veronica Campbell (Ray), and Joe (Jennifer). Dear Nana of Raelene, Andrew, Abby, Isabel, Jacob, Thomas III, and Benjamin. Sister of Joseph (Ginger) Ruzinok, Susan (Thomas, deceased) Houska, and Linda Carr (deceased...
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Frank Aiello

January 5, 1925 - February 21, 2014

Frank Aiello age 89 passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Mildred T. (nee Bertovich). Loving father of Angela Iacona (Mark), Andrea Powers (Patrick) and Frank (Carolyn). Grandfather of Adam Iacona (Amanda), Dominic Iacona (Holley), Audrey Talerico (Frank), Allison Powers, Natalie Lonjak (Brett), Melissa Powers and Hayley, Caden and Ariana Aiello. ...
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Rosemary A Ruppert (formerly Racela) (nee Fornof)

June 8, 1927 - February 20, 2014

Rosemary A. Ruppert (nee Fornof) (Formerly Racela) Beloved wife of the late Juan Racela and Frank Ruppert. Loving step mother of Robert Holland(deceased)(Mary Ann). Loving mother of Katherine Cabigas (Joe), Jon Racela (Louise), Barbara Vestal (Bill), Richard Racela (Maureen), James Racela (Lory), David Racela (Susan), Joseph Racela (Michele), Christopher Racela (Eileen), Mary Quigley (Kevin),...
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Lawrence "Larry" A. Forrai

June 30, 1953 - February 18, 2014

Lawrence "Larry" Forrai, age 60, went home to be with the Lord February 18, 2014. Beloved husband of Cindy (nee Goldbach). Dear father of Kim and Donovan. Loving grandfather of Reece and Riley. Brother of Karen, Robert (Marianne), and Ronald (Elizabeth). Son of the late Andrew and Helen (nee Siepka). Son-in-law of the late Richard and Helen Goldbach. Brother-in-law of Linda, Rick (Darlene)...
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Betty Vidischak

October 5, 1934 - February 12, 2014

Betty Vidischak (nee Zdilla) beloved wife of the late George. Dear mother of Diann Finn (Timothy) and Donna Babets (Stephen deceased). Grandmother of Will (Jessica), Andy and L Cpl Kathleen E. Finn, USMC and Nick Babets. Daughter of the late John Zdilla and Anna (nee Pritoka). Sister of Mary Kubik (Martin Deceased) and Ann Freck (Joe)(both deceased) Dear Aunt and great aunt. Funeral Monday 10:45...
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Olga P. Lobe, (nee Dolsak)

February 8, 1920 - February 12, 2014

Olga P. Lobe (nee Dolsak) age 94. Dear wife of the late William. Loving sister of John(Ann) (both deceased) and Louis (deceased) (Ann). Dearest aunt of Louanne Britton, Rosemary Elavsky (Richard), Louis Dolsak (Christine) and Roberta Kiese (Robert). Great aunt of 4 and great great aunt of 4. Visitation Friday 3-7 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant...
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Anna M Dillon

February 21, 1931 - February 10, 2014

Anna M. Dillon (nee Dzmura) beloved wife of the late Wilbert C. Dear mother of Lawrence, Paul, Michael and Joseph (Cheryl). Loving grandmother of Carrie, Cheryl, David and Brooke. Great grandmother of 4. Daughter of the late Peter and Helena (nee Molchan). Sister of JoLana Chernesky(George), Dorothy Kocher (Kenneth), Helen Hlaves (Richard), Peter(deceased), Paul (deceased)Michael (deceased),...
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Helen Peskar

January 4, 1930 - February 7, 2014

Helen Peskar (nee Kane), Age 84. Most loving mother of Ann Marie, Richard Jr. (Laura), William (Diane), Daniel (dec.) , Kathleen, Michael, Mark (Rose), Mary Elise Wagner (dec.), Timothy (Sharon), and Thomas (dec.). Dearest Daughter of the late Helen Katherine (nee Deegan) and William Earley Kane. Very loving Grandmother of Frank Dawson, Richard M. Peskar, Jennifer Stralka, Timothy, Jonathan and...
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Irene Kozich, (nee Kupec)

April 8, 1925 - February 7, 2014

Irene Kozich (nee Kupec) beloved wife of the late James. Dear mother of Darryl (Mary) and Debbie Halusker (Allan). Loving grandmother of Jacob (Amy), Gillian, Heather (deceased), Bethany, Jim and Eric. Daughter of the late George Kupec and Anna (nee Mohnacsky). Sister of the following all deceased: George, Michael, Joseph, Edward and Helen Sushko. Dear aunt and great great aunt. Visitation...
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CLARENCE D. SZELUGA

September 14, 1932 - February 7, 2014

Clarence D. Szeluga beloved husband of Teresa (nee Wasie). Dear father of Ralph(Cindy), Mary Hovanec (David), Gerry (Michelle), Joan Luehrs (Heiko). Dad of Gregory (Debra), Debbie, Brian, Denise Jastrzebski (Mark), Scott (Nancy) and Kevin (Lisa). Grandfather of 20 and great grandfather of 3. Son of the late Charles and Wanda Szeluga. Brother of Caroline Borbley(deceased). Dear uncle, great uncle...
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Eileen A Salem

December 11, 1913 - February 6, 2014

Eileen A. Salem, (nee Boland) 100 years old, formerly of Westlake, Oh, devoted wife for 40 years of Sam Salem. Loving mother of Jim Salem (Paulette); Beloved grandmother of Ryan Salem (Andrea) and Kristen Salem.Sister of the late Winifred Byrne, Mary Soeder and Henry Boland. Cherished aunt and great aunt, and friend to many. Eileen and Sam owned a deli and later Salem Furniture Store on...
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Joseph Angelo Pinizzotto

October 27, 1927 - February 6, 2014

Joseph A. Pinizzotto, 86, passed away February 6, 2014. Beloved husband of Norma Jean (nee Harvey). Loving father of Deborah Marn (deceased) (Lou), Kathy Flanik (Mike), Pam Zaremba (Casey) and Joseph G. Pinizzotto (Barb). Grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather of 5. Brother of James and the following deceased: Sam, Anthony, Rudy, and Nunzio. Visitation Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 2:00 –...
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Samuel F. Conceller

July 12, 1929 - February 5, 2014

Samuel F. Conceller beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Thom) Dear father of Judith Perry (Gary), James Conceller (Kathleen ) and Marguerite Conceller . Loving grandfather of Ann Marie Haas (Andrew). Son of the late Joseph and Amelia (nee Petrulis). Brother of Edward Conceller (Dorothy). Dear Uncle , great uncle and great great uncle.. Funeral Monday 9:00 a.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076...
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Mildred Pytel

September 8, 1932 - February 5, 2014

MILDRED S. PYTEL (nee Finnegan). Beloved wife of Joseph. Dear mother of Karen (Rich), and Joseph (wife, Constance). Dear Grandmother of Angela, Jason, Joey, Donna and Russell. Great grandmother of Jestin, Zachary, Aiden and Kaelyn. Daughter of the late Mary (nee Krumanaker) and Russell Finnegan. Sister of Mary Louise (dec), Betty Ann (husband Michael, dec.), Rita (dec.)(husband Jack), Dave (dec. ...
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Wayne Molnar

September 7, 1965 - February 3, 2014

WAYNE MOLNAR age 48 Father of Craig and Paige. Dear son of Ruth Molnar (nee McHenry). Brother of Delmont Molnar and Loraine Marshall Funeral services Friday Feb. 7th 2014 at 7:30 pm at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 5316 FLEET AVENUE VISITATION FRIDAY 4:00 PM UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE Interment private
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Albert J. Pokorny, Jr.

October 3, 1928 - February 1, 2014

Albert J. Pokorny Jr. Beloved husband of Theresa M. (nee Houdek). Dear father of Michael D. (Chris), Marcella A., Mark A. (Mary Ann), Matthew D. (Anita) and Martin J. (Dawn). Loving grandfather of Alison Patrick(Daniel), Jason Pokorny(Mary), Michael Pokorny, Kirsten Riede, (Matt), Martin Pokorny, Samuel Kilmer, Daniel Pokorny, Jonathan Pokorny, Alexa Pokorny, Jillian Pokorny, Abby Pokorny, Albert...
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Stella Doberstyn

October 27, 1921 - January 31, 2014

Stella Doberstyn (nee Jedlinski), 92, passed away January 31, 2014. Beloved wife of the late Chester Doberstyn. Loving daughter of the late Stanley and Rose (nee Latarski) Jedlinski. Devoted sister of Arthur Jedlinski and the following deceased: Raymond, Helen "LaVerne" Glowacki, Regina Koproski, and Sylvester. Dearest aunt of Judith, Stanley, Glenn, Rosemarie, Bryan, Rosemary, Susan, Debbie...
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Gregory Scoop Miklacic

October 5, 1971 - January 30, 2014

GREGORY J. MIKLACIC "Scoop", Age 42. Beloved Husband of Camille (nee Shaughnessy). Loving father of Nicholas Gerald, Joseph Frank, Victoria Michelle, Samantha Michaela and Shawn Gregory. Dearest son of Joan and the late Frank Miklacic. Gregory was an extremely devoted father who adored his children and loved spending time with them. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was an avid fan of Harley...
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Charles E. Baldwin, Jr.

August 11, 1958 - January 30, 2014

Charles E. Baldwin, Jr., 55, passed away suddenly on January 30, 2014. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Beck). Loving father of Becky (Eric) and John (Shawna). Grandpa of Ariana and Dylan. Son of the late Charles and Norma Baldwin. Brother of Richard, Billy (Shannon) and Susan. He loved his dog Wally, his cat PJ, and his grandpuppy Odie. Visitation Sunday, February 2, 2014 from 2:00 – 6:00 p...
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Martin L. Mirves

December 15, 1945 - January 24, 2014

Martin L. Mirves beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Longo). Dear father of Rachel Mirves. Loving grandfather of Nicholas Volakakis . Son of the late Sidney Mirves and Faye (nee Tilchen). Brother of Michelle Sills. Funeral Monday 12:00 noon at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Visitation Monday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service. Rabbi Susan...
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John Grahek, Jr.

May 7, 1935 - January 20, 2014

John Grahek Jr. Son of the late John Grahek Sr. and Jennie (nee Perko). Brother of Ron A. Sr. (Mary Ann) and Mary Agnes Weir (James). Dear Uncle and Great Uncle. Funeral Saturday January 25, 2014 9:30 a.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) followed by Mass of Christian burial at St. Charles Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery....
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Elaine Walczak

September 12, 1941 - January 18, 2014

ELAINE WALCZAK age 72 Dear daughter of Casimer and Louise (nee Palinski) Walczak Loving sister of Nancy (Ed) Rogowski, Dorothy Obojski, Florence Biel, Geraldine (Thomas) Olszewski, and: the following deceased: Robert, Mildred Laocco, Arlene Owens, Ronald, Carol Morton, Dennis, Carl and David. Funeral services Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014 at 10:00 am at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 BRECKSVILLE RD...
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Mary Gedeon, (nee Barle)

February 6, 1920 - January 18, 2014

Mary Gedeon (nee Barle) beloved wife of the late Arthur. Loving mother of Eileen Hedrick (Roger deceased), Arthur Gedeon(Eileen), Marlene Gedeon and Michele Mattei (Robert). Grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 8. Daughter of the late Frank Barle and Jennie (nee Gregorcic). Sister of the following all deceased: Jennie Milavec, Pauline Knapko, Louis Barle, Anne Kercher and Dorothy Korosec....
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FRANK STOBIERSKI

April 10, 1923 - January 16, 2014

Frank J. Stobierski age 90. Beloved husband of the late Julia (nee Fortuna). Dear father of Nancy Hilfer (Bill), Thomas (Marcia) and Frank (Bonnie). Grandfather of Eryme Flynt (Michael), Eryk Hilfer (Mandy), Thomas J. (deceased), Kathleen Roseman (Brian), Julia Brown (Eric), Lisa Stobierski, Sarah Stobierski, Emily Weber (Adam) and Michelle Stobierski. Great grandfather of 7. Son of the late...
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John "Jack" Kubicki

December 6, 1938 - January 16, 2014

John "Jack" Kubicki, Age 75, passed away suddenly January 16, 2014. Beloved husband of Priscilla (nee Kurka). Loving Father of John "Jack" (Susan), Denise Stepka, Vincent (Jeanette), and Nikolaus. Beloved Son of Isabelle (nee Liberski) and the late John F. Kubicki. Dearest Grandfather of John, Christopher and Carrie Kubicki, David and Miranda Stepka, and Vincent Kubicki. VISITATION MONDAY,...
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Raymond Gould

February 15, 1925 - January 15, 2014

Raymond Gould, 88. Beloved husband of 63 years to Rose (nee Mrozek). Loving father to Dennis (deceased) (Karen), Kevin (Nancy), and Lisa. Dear grandfather of Chris Walter, Matthew Gould (Desiree), Amy Gould, and Cory Gould. Raymond was a World War II veteran who fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Visitation Thursday, January 23, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Fortuna...
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EDWARD L KOLEGAR

July 11, 1922 - January 14, 2014

Edward L. Kolegar devoted husband of Patricia (nee Haderski) and the late Mary (nee Cevka). Dear father of Kathleen Kucera (Jim deceased) and Dorothy Thompson (Jeff). Loving grandfather of Lee Allen (Brenda), Melissa Allen and Scott Thompson. Brother of Antoinette Turk (Frank) (both deceased).Loved uncle, great uncle and great great uncle of 15. WWII Veteran. Funeral Saturday 10:00 a.m. at the...
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Elda Marotta

February 11, 1936 - January 14, 2014

ELDA MAROTTA (nee GRANDE) Beloved wife of Lucio. Dearest mother of Alfredo (wife Angela) Dear Grandmother of Michael and Aliscia Daughter of Michele and Antonietta (both deceased) Sister of the following deceased: Livia Antonelli and Mario Grande Funeral Services Friday Jan. 17, 2014 9:30 am at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 BRECKSVILLE RD. and at 10:00 am at St. Michael Catholic...
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Elinor M Racut, (nee Vank)

October 30, 1925 - January 14, 2014

Elinor M. Racut (nee Vank) beloved wife of the late John. Loving mother of Roger (Gale) and Richard. Grandmother of Jennifer Jansen(Steve) and Rich (Susan). Great grandmother of Grace, Sarah and Nate. Dear aunt. Funeral Friday 8:45 a.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd) followed by Mass of Christian burial at St. John Nepomucene Church at 9:30...
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Marlene Gindlesperger

March 21, 1936 - January 11, 2014

Marlene Gindlesperger (nee Gibson). 3/21/36 – 1/11/14. Loving wife of Herb (deceased). Loving mother of Patricia Olson (David), Robert (Dot), Debra Mehalic (Joe), Edith Booth (John), Gary, and Smokey (Kelli). Loving grandmother of 13. Great grandmother of 10. Daughter of Wilbur and Norma Gibson (both deceased). Sister of Chuck (Carol), Robert (deceased), Penny, and Gary (Barb). Services...
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VIRGINIA SMITH, (NEE GRATZ)

September 25, 1929 - January 9, 2014

Virginia S. Smith (nee Gratz) Loving wife of the late Elmer F. Jr. Dear mother of Ed (deceased), Cheryl Wodzisz (Ray), Rick (Dee), Marge Smith and Ginny Smith (Jim). Grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 12. Daughter of the late Walter and Virginia (nee Zak). Sister of the following all deceased: Louis, Rose Stepulla, Walter, Helen Yankel, Julie Ferrence and John. Dear aunt and great aunt to...
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JOHN TABORY

February 8, 1934 - January 9, 2014

John Tabory, Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Mitchell). Loving father of Deborah Smith (Roger), Michael (Rachel), and Eric (Cyndie). Son of the late Irene (nee Tisza) and Stephen. Dear Grandfather of 7 and Great Grandfather of 6. Brother of Velma Wilson and eight deceased siblings. Dear Uncle and great uncle of many. VISITATION SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2014 AT THE FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME, 7076...
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AMERIGO J SPURIO

July 20, 1930 - January 6, 2014

Amerigo J. Spurio beloved husband of Pansy (nee Branch). Loving father of Rick (Debbie), Marty (Jenny), Gary (Pam), Dale (Margee), Jeffrey (Penny) and Chris (Cindy). Grandfather of 11 and great grandfather of 4. Son of the late Martin and Rose (nee Avania). Brother of Madelyn Crick, Nancy Ferranti, Toni Curtis, Peter(deceased) and Jean Wood (deceased). Dear uncle and great uncle to many and loved...
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TIMOTHY RUDOLPH GODEC I

July 18, 1944 - January 5, 2014

TIMOTHY RUDOLPH GODEC I, AGE 69. Dear Father of Doreen Corbett (husband, Byron), Donna Godec, Timothy R. Godec II (wife, Blair), Eric Godec (Lacey), and Deric Kender (wife, Jody). Son of Anton Godec and Frances (nee Udovic), (both deceased). Grandfather of 12 and Great Grandfather of 1. Brother of David Godec (deceased). Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. at Ohio...
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Dolores Orlosky

July 13, 1937 - January 5, 2014

DOLORES ORLOSKY (nee LaRiccia) Beloved wife of the late Robert A. Orlosky for 36 years. Dear mother of William (deceased), Theresa (Keith) Johnson, Cynthia Orlosky, James (deceased), Robert (Jackie), Cheryl (Richard) Nikrasch, Timothy (deceased) and Wayne (Joyce). Dearest grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 15. Daughter of Dominic and Ann LaRiccia (Felipe) (both deceased) and step...
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David John Stopar

August 28, 1944 - December 30, 2013

DAVID JOHN STOPAR, Age 69. Passed away suddenly December 30, 2013. Beloved son of the late Stanley F. Stopar and Mary Catherine (nee Tomazic). Loving brother of Bernard (dec.), Paul, Mary Ann (dec.), Gerald, Jerome, Kenneth and Raymond and Dear Uncle of numerous nieces and nephews and closest friend of Joseph Czyzyk and Joseph Stepka. David was a graduate of former Our Lady of Lourdes High School...
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Richard L Bencin

June 3, 1935 - December 29, 2013

Richard L. Bencin dear father of Sherri Duncan (Patrick). Loving grandfather of Mitchell, Molly and Shane. Long lasting mate of 18 years of Anna Marie Fedash. Son of the late Louis Bencin and Marie (nee Sablak). Brother of Susan Bencin Mehls and the late Barbara Bencin Sonnie. Dear uncle of Christopher (Elizabeth) Mehls and great uncle. After a courageous and inspiring battle with cancer,...
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Frances A. Russo (nee Rini)

January 31, 1932 - December 28, 2013

Frances A. Russo (Rini), 81, passed away December 28, 2013 with her family by her side. She was a graduate of John Adams High School, loved music and dancing and was a member of San Leone Society. Beloved wife of Carl S. Russo for 61 years. Dear mother of Carlo Russo, Diane Aleck (Marty Farren), Laura Starck (Bob), Maria Young (Kevin), and Paul Russo. Loving grandmother of Derek Hassink, Sara...
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Mary Jean "Dolly" Fairbanks

August 26, 1936 - December 25, 2013

Mary Jean "Dolly" Fairbanks (nee Zuponcic), Beloved wife of Donald for 59 years. Loving Mother of Donna Ruffo (David), and Debbie Kennedy (Jim). Dear Grandmother of David and Christopher Ruffo, and David Kennedy. Great Grandmother of Gavin, Morgan and Mason Kennedy. Sister of Eileen Peska, Frank Zuponcic (deceased) and Judy LoBello. Sister-in-law of Richard Fairbanks. VISITATION SUNDAY,...
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Daniel G. Kaufman

February 5, 1931 - December 24, 2013

Daniel Kaufman (82) Loving husband and best friend of the late Jacquelyn (nee Dedich) for 57 years. Devoted father of Mark (Debi), Karen, Lauren Knodle (Howard), and Dan (Robin).Cherished Grandfather of Brett, Kim (Larry), Ryan, Sarah, Hunter, and Hannah. Beloved brother of Grace Lepper and brother-in-law of Gerry Kahn. Caring Uncle of Carol, Jean, Don, Debbie, Mike, John and friend to many....
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Helen Beechuk

March 23, 1925 - December 23, 2013

Helen Beechuk (nee Modzelewski) beloved wife of the late Paul. Dear mother of Karen Lotarski (Lou) and Kenneth (deceased) (Deborah). Grandmother of Paul, Julie, Neil and Kelly. Great grandmother of 8. Dear aunt and great aunt. Daughter of the late Adam Modzelewski and Stephanie (nee Bral). Sister of Raymond and the following deceased: Chester Mundson, Casey Mundson, and Harry Modzelewski. Funeral...
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Sandra Sopko Dameron

September 5, 1954 - December 20, 2013

SANDRA A. DAMERON (nee Sopko) age 59, passed peacefully on December 20th, 2013 surrounded by her loving family and friends. Sandra was born and lived in Cleveland, Ohio. Sandra enjoyed nature and the outdoors and was passionate about the wonder of creation around her. Sandra graduated from Garfield Heights High school class of 1972. She was amazing! She was the beloved wife of Edward,...
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Roger H. Grey

March 6, 1949 - December 19, 2013

Roger H. Grey, 64, passed away December 19, 2013. Devoted husband of Debbie (nee Bernard). Loving father of Ashley, Dena Seminatore (Chris), and Allison. Son of Connie Grey and the late Roger P. Grey. Brother of Richard D. Grey (Lori) of Ashville, New York and Cheryl Grey-Howard of Lakewood, New York. He was a friend to all who knew him and the life of any party. A celebration of Roger's...
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Hyatt Gunnar Rhine

October 25, 1967 - December 16, 2013

Hyatt "Gunnar" M. Rhine Jr., Age 46. Loving father of Brianna and Brandi Rhine. Beloved son of Betty Sue Rhine(nee Powell) and Hyatt M. Rhine Sr. (deceased). Stepson of Lillie Bilelo-Rhine (deceased). Especially awesome brother of Betty "Marie" Koprowski (husband, Dave), Toian DeMore (husband,Ed), and Patricia Rhine and step brother of Delila Bilelo. Loving Uncle of Kimberly Koprowski, Keith...
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Thaddeus Zurek, "Ted"

April 26, 1931 - December 16, 2013

Thaddeus F. Zurek "Ted". Beloved son of the late Frank M. Zurek and Sophie M. (nee Nowak). Loving brother of Walter(deceased)(Nancy) and Rose Marie. Cousin of Elaine (nee Novak) Coblentz (Perry deceased) and their children Allen, Brian and Brent. Dear friend to many. Funeral Saturday 9:00 a.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) followed by...
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Anna Belovics

February 22, 1920 - December 16, 2013

ANNA C. BELOVICS (nee Huba) Dear wife of the late Nick Beloved mother of Nicholas (Jeannette "Dolly") and Stephen ( Barb). Sister to Rosella Kreiger and the following deceased: Paul, Mary, Joseph, Andrew and John. Dear Aunt to many Mass of the resurrection, Saturday December 21, 2013 11:00 am at St Bernadette Catholic Church, Westlake. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS AT THE CHURCH SATURDAY...
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Dorothy A. Baracz, (nee Slivka)

December 16, 1922 - December 13, 2013

Dorothy A. Baracz (nee Slivka). Beloved wife of the late Raymond. Loving mother of the late Linda Baracz. Beloved daughter of the late Emil Slivka and Mary (nee Dusek). Dear cousin of Mary Jane Hercsik. Aunt of Dan Hercsik. Best friend of Debbie Dubsky and family. Funeral Tuesday 9:30 a.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) followed by Mass of...
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Joanne C. Wagner (nee Zaturski)

April 29, 1933 - December 13, 2013

Joanne C. Wagner (Zaturski), 80, this loving and caring woman, entered into eternal rest on December 13, 2013. Most beloved wife of Robert M. Wagner for 59 years. Dear sister of Irene (deceased), and cherished twin sister of Doris (deceased) (John) Reed. Wonderful mother to Bonnie (Ron) Klimkowski, Robert "Bo" (Jeannie), Becky (Keith), and Brian (Corinne). Amazing grandmother to Zachary (Jess),...
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JOHN EDWARD HAFEY

February 3, 1930 - December 12, 2013

John Edward Hafey, Age 83, Loving husband of Louise (nee Kostura).Dear father of John J., Ronald, Cheryl Sheets, and Michael.Beloved Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Son of Theresa (nee Galante) and Francis (both deceased). VISITATION MONDAY, FROM 5-8:00 P.M. WITH CONCLUDING SERVICES 8:00 P.M. AT THE FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME, 5316 FLEET AVE. CLEVELAND, OHIO. Interment Private.
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Jean Davis

August 11, 1917 - December 7, 2013

To be published in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Monday December 9, 2013 Bill The Fortuna Funeral Home the charges 216 520 7335 Add Picture GENEVIEVE "JEAN" DAVIS, (nee Zembrzuski), Wife of the late Charles Beloved mother of Janice Sergent (Danny Sr., deceased), Donna Hartlieb. Stepmother of Charles W. (Sandra), Joan Kleinhenz (Henry), Mary Lou Mathews. Dear Sister of the following...
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Timothy E. Ferrell

March 24, 1963 - December 5, 2013

Timothy E. Ferrell of Cleveland, Ohio unexpectedly departed this life on Thursday December 5th, 2013. Born on March 24, 1963. Loving father of Matthew (Nicole) and Chance. Proud grandfather of his princess Haidyn Ferrell, Kyrie and Olivia. Son of Bobby Joe Ferrell (deceased) and Thelma (nee Hanna). Brother of Donald Joe(Patty), Kathy Dingess(Danny), James, Dane(Chris), and Gleniece "Gee Gee"...
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Karen Zemba Griffith

January 1, 1955 - December 4, 2013

KAREN ZEMBA GRIFFITH, peacefully passed away on December 4th in Fresno, California, on her journey of HOPE. She is survived by her devoted husband and best friend, William "Bill" Griffith, and beloved Boston Terriers, Maggie & Mollie. She will be forever missed by her siblings, Kathy Marras (Jim), Mickey Zemba (Jean), Mark Zemba (Karen) and the Griffith family, mother-in-law, Gwen (Bill,...
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Eileen L. Pawelec, (nee Zawicki)

April 17, 1932 - December 4, 2013

Eileen L. Pawelec (nee Zawicki) beloved wife of Ted. Loving mother of Terri, Ted (Linda), Tim (Robin) Pawelec, Tammy (Glen) Zdolshek and Tracey (Mark) Harris. Grandmother of Jessica (Scott), Ted (Jackie), Laura, Rae Lynn, Courtney, Edward, Kevin, Renee, Veronica, Jake and Chelsea. Great grandmother of Teddy, Leah, Rachel and Jamie Eileen. Daughter of the late Joseph Zawicki and Mary (nee Gazura)....
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