Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center

The staff members of Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique. No matter how it's tailored, such a ceremony is an important step in recovering from loss.


Our Obituaries

Frank Green

January 19, 2018

Frank Green, 94, of Laurel Lake Retirement Village in Hudson, Ohio, died on January 19, 2018. Born in 1923 in Detroit, MI, he was the adored only child of Walter M. Green and A. Anna Green. He was the first member of his family to graduate from college, obtaining an engineering degree in 1946 from Wayne University and was a member of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering society. He worked for many...
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Kathleen A. Kish

September 4, 1980 - January 17, 2018

Kathleen A. Kish, 37, of North Royalton, passed away unexpectedly January 17, 2018 at her home. She was born September 4, 1980 in Willoughby.Survivors are her father, Thomas J. Kish; brother, Michael A. (Venessa) Kish; her nephews, Conan and Ragnar; and many other loving family members and friends.She was preceded in death by her mother, Beth Elaine Kish; and her grandparents, Edward E. Sr. and...
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Charlotte A. Beck

November 9, 1925 - January 15, 2018

Charlotte A. Beck, 92, of Willoughby, formerly of Kirtland passed away January 15, 2018 at Fairmount Health Center in Willoughby. She was born November 9, 1925 in Findlay, OHMrs. Beck was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Survivors are her children, Kathleen (John) Harper, Judith (Terrence) Moore, Linda (Howard Speizer)...
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Laura Wells

May 29, 1925 - January 15, 2018

Laura (Casbohm) Wells, 92 of Mentor, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the Waterford in Richmond Heights. She was born May 29, 1925 in Meadville, PA to the late Harry and Ruby Casbohm and was raised in Beaver Center, PA. She was a loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Aunt and friend to many.Laura was married to Donald Wells and they enjoyed 44 loving years together...
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Shawn A. White

January 15, 1964 - January 15, 2018

Shawn A. White, 54, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away January 15, 2018 at his home. He was born January 15, 1964 in Willoughby.Shawn was employed with the Lake County Water Department. His hobbies were playing guitar, watching sports, playing flag football and playing softball. He especially enjoyed spending time with his nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. Survivors are his mother,...
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Kathleen M. DeRooy

October 17, 1959 - January 13, 2018

Kathleen M. DeRooy, 58, of Mentor, Ohio passed away suddenly on January 13, 2018 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby with her family by her side. She was born October 17, 1959 in Erie, PA.Mrs. DeRooy graduated from Gannon University and worked as an auditor in public accounting, and also as an accountant in education and healthcare. She was an active member of St. John Vianney parish for...
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Kenneth H. Wuchte

March 16, 1936 - January 13, 2018

Kenneth H. Wuchte, 81, of Concord Twp., passed away January 13, 2018 at the University Hospital in Cleveland surrounded by his family. He was born March 16, 1936 in Cleveland. Mr. Wuchte was an Electrical Engineer for 43 years.Survivors are his wife of 61 years, Aggie Wuchte; sons, Ken (Janet) Wuchte, and Jeff (Kathleen) Wuchte; and his sister, Janet (Pete) Speece.He was preceded in death by his...
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Robert H. Myers, Jr.

July 29, 1950 - January 12, 2018

Robert H. Myers Jr., 67, of Mentor, passed away January 12, 2018 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. He was born July 29, 1950 in Harlan, KY.Bob was an attorney in the local area for many years. He obtained his bachelor's degree from Lake Erie College and his Juris Doctorate degree from Cleveland Marshall Law School. Bob spent 8 years in the Ohio National Guard and worked for 40 years in...
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Enrique C. Madrona

July 27, 1965 - January 11, 2018

Enrique C. Madrona, 52, of Mentor passed away January 11, 2018 at Hospice House in Cleveland. He was born July 27, 1965 in Spain. Enrique worked at Lubrizol in the I.T. department for 30 years. He has now traveled to his place in the stars. He was an astronomer, historian, and scientist with the heart of an explorer. His search for knowledge and understanding never ceased, whether he was peering...
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Fay H. Taylor

September 10, 1928 - January 10, 2018

Fay H. Taylor, 89, of Mentor, passed away peacefully January 10, 2018 at her residence. She was born September 10, 1928 in Richmond, Ohio.Mrs. Taylor was the secretary to the Superintendent at Jefferson Union High School, and worked at the Mentor Schools Credit Union. She was also a 4-H advisor for the Mentor Busy Bees sewing club. Fay & her husband Hugh chaperoned Top 25 trips around the...
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Mabel C. Hutchens

March 29, 1923 - January 10, 2018

Mabel C. Hutchens, 94, of Mentor, passed away January 10, 2018 at Heartland of Mentor. She was born March 29, 1923 in Summerhill, PA. Mrs. Hutchens worked at Fluid Controls in Mentor as an inspector from 1963 until she retired in 1983. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and sitting on her back porch with a hot cup of coffee while reading the newspaper. She...
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David H. Metzger II

December 8, 1974 - January 10, 2018

David H. Metzger II, 43, of Mentor, passed away January 10, 2018 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born December 8, 1974 in Willoughby.David was a loving son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Survivors are his mother, Pamela Metzger; father, David (Nana) Metzger; sisters, Michelle Myers, Marianne Metzger, and Kristen...
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Brandon E. Sironen

August 25, 1993 - January 8, 2018

Brandon E. Sironen, 24, of Mentor, passed away January 8, 2018. He was born August 25, 1993 in Painesville.Brandon worked as a roofer for Lampson roofing. He enjoyed fishing, riding dirt bikes and listening and singing along to his favorite country artists. Brandon loved spending time with his family and playing with his precious sons and his niece and nephew. Survivors are his mother, Cheryl ...
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Joan D. Nolan

December 2, 1932 - January 8, 2018

Joan D. Nolan, 85, of Mentor for the past 55 years, formerly of Eastlake, died January 8, 2018 at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Justin R. Rogers Hospice Care Center in Akron. She was born December 2, 1932 in Bellefonte, PA.Mrs. Nolan was a homemaker. Over the years she enjoyed ceramics, sewing, crocheting, golfing, bowling, playing cards, and most recently her Yahtzee group. She volunteered in...
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Jacqueline Derevjanik

July 13, 1962 - January 6, 2018

Jacqueline "Jackie" Derevjanik age 55 of Mentor died Saturday January 6, 2018 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby. She was born July 13, 1962 in Cleveland, Ohio.Jackie was a homemaker. She raised a wonderful family and devoted herself to Lakeview Bible Church. Jackie was known for her kindness, goodness and love for others. She enjoyed her family, kitties and flowers.Survivors include her...
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Jacqueline Derevjanik

July 13, 1962 - January 6, 2018

Jacqueline "Jackie" Derevjanik age 55 of Mentor died Saturday January 6, 2018 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby. She was born July 13, 1962 in Cleveland, Ohio.Jackie was a homemaker. She raised a wonderful family and devoted herself to Lakeview Bible Church. Jackie was known for her kindness, goodness and love for others. She enjoyed her family, kitties and flowers.Survivors include her...
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George R. Hanks

July 15, 1923 - January 6, 2018

George R. Hanks, 94, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away January 6, 2018 at Kirtland Rehab. He was born July 15, 1923 in Scranton, PA.Mr. Hanks owned and operated his own accounting firm for over 30 years. He was active in the Ohio Credit Union League and Cleveland Chapter for many decades. He also served in the Army Air Force during WWII.Survivors are his wife, Anne; son, Glenn (Julie) Hanks;...
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Ronald H. Paydo, Sr.

November 4, 1935 - January 5, 2018

Ronald H. Paydo Sr., 82, of Mentor, passed away January 5, 2018 at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Florida. He was born November 4, 1935 in West Brownsville, PA.Mr. Paydo worked as an accountant at TRW / Argo-Tech for many years prior to his retirement. He taught accounting at Lorain Community College and was a volunteer at TriPoint Medical Center. He enjoyed photography, reading, playing golf and...
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Marvin M. Maynard

September 3, 1938 - January 5, 2018

Marvin M. Maynard, 79, of Concord Twp., passed away January 5, 2018 at Altercare of Mentor. He was born September 3, 1938 in Lincoln, NE. Mr. Maynard worked as a research chemist at Lubrizol for over 30 years where he earned a patent along the way. His hobbies were photography, especially during the many trips he and his family took; being a handyman around the house and keeping track of his...
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Charles P. Zuchelli

November 29, 1951 - January 4, 2018

Charles P. "Chuck" Zuchelli, age 66 of Mentor died Thursday January 4, 2018 at Tri-Point Medical Center, Concord. He was born November 29, 1951 in Cleveland.Chuck was a devoted husband to his wife Debe - their marriage and true love for each other is inspiring. They built a beautiful life and family together throughout their marriage. Chuck valued his family first and foremost, and made many...
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Twila M. Switzler

May 6, 1941 - January 4, 2018

Twila M. Switzler, 76, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away January 4, 2018 at Hospice House in Cleveland. She was born May 6, 1941 in Patton, PA.Mrs. Switzler worked at Clark Rubber for many years before her retirement. She enjoyed playing poker, spending time with her friends at the AmVets Post #109 and especially spending time with her grandkids. Survivors are her children, Michele Voelker,...
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Georgeanna Storm

August 29, 1950 - January 3, 2018

Georgeanna Storm, 67, of Mentor passed away January 3, 2018 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. She was born August 29, 1950.Mrs. Storm worked as a nurse in the local area for many years. Her hobbies were crafting, gardening, and spending time in her pool.Survivors are her children, Crystal (Kyle) Ludwick, and Joseph Bobosik; grandchildren, Connor, Tessa, Tyler, Taylor, Chloe and Caleb;...
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Rose M. Kerr

December 11, 1934 - January 2, 2018

Rose M. (Valencic) Kerr, age 83, of Mentor, passed away Tuesday January 2, 2018 at home. She was born December 11, 1934 in Euclid.Rose was preceded in death by her high school sweetheart and husband of 62 years: Thomas J. "Tom" Kerr, parents Louis Valencic and mother Rose (Pavlic) Valencic, siblings Anne Valencic and William Valencic as well as son-in-law Todd Korman.She was a devoted wife,...
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James S. Unites

February 22, 1942 - January 2, 2018

James S. Unites, 75, of Mentor lost his battle with cancer on January 2, 2018 at Tripoint Medical Center in Concord Twp. He was born February 22, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Unites was a Mentor resident since 1955 and a graduate of Mentor High School, Class of 1960.Jim worked as a supervisor in heavy construction for over 30 years. He was a member of Laborers Local #860. Jim enjoyed keeping a...
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Janet M. Klee

October 19, 1940 - January 2, 2018

Janet M. Klee (Farmer), 77, a longtime Mentor resident passed away January 2, 2018 at University Hospital in Cleveland. She was born October 19, 1940 in Perry, OH.Mrs. Klee enjoyed a 25 year career as a Nursing Supervisor at the Cleveland Clinic where she was also instrumental in launching the "Nurse On Call" program. She remained active in retirement and developed "Chrysalis", an innovative...
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Janet S. Sheppard

September 3, 1936 - January 2, 2018

Janet S. Sheppard age 81 of Mentor, died Tuesday January 2, 2018 at Altercare of Mentor, Concord, OH. She was born September 3, 1936 in Logansport, IN.Mrs. Sheppard was a homemaker and member of The Red Hat Society.Survivors include her children: Richard (Cindy) Sheppard, Kathy (James M.) Dziemianzuk, Stanley E. (Jacquie) Sheppard; grandchildren: Jason (Fiancée: Laura Adams) Sheppard,...
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Frederick J. Hallett, Sr.

April 24, 1944 - January 1, 2018

Frederick J. Hallett Sr, age 73 of Willoughby, died Monday January 1, 2018 at Hospice House, Cleveland. He was born April 24, 1944 In Omena, MI.Served as a Drum Major in "The Old Guard" Fife and Drum CorpsEnjoyed cooking, gardening, spending time with family and friends and doing for others. Survivors include his children: John C. Hallett, Steven M. (Natalie) Hallett, Tamara A. Hallett,...
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Ernest E. Leikala

August 23, 1928 - December 30, 2017

Ernest E. "Bulla" Leikala, age 89 of Fairport Harbor, died Saturday December 30, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby surrounded by his family. He was born August 23, 1928 in Fairport Harbor, OH.Ernie was a 1947 graduate of FHS, joined the Air Force and then was a truck driver for over 60 years. Ernie was a member of the Masonic Temple and an active member of his church. He enjoyed...
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Emma J. Junia

May 5, 1918 - December 29, 2017

Emma J. Junia, 99, of Mentor passed away December 29, 2017 at Heartland of Willoughby. She was born May 5, 1918 in Windber, PA.Miss Junia worked as a bookkeeper at Bobbie Brooks until she retired. Survivors are her nieces and nephews, Carol Ann (Oliver) Harding, Joseph (Sandi) Junia, Edward (Mary Ann) Junia, Dorothy (Ron) Rodick, Joanne Junia and Christine Junia. Funeral mass will be held 11 a.m....
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Elmer Spence

March 27, 1931 - December 28, 2017

Rev. Elmer "Hoover" Spence, 86, of Mentor for the past, 54 years formerly of West Virginia, died December 28, 2017 at Salida Woods Assisted Living, Mentor. He was born March 27, 1931 in Belo, West Virginia.Elmer faithfully served the Lord as a minister at the Madison Avenue Church of Christ for over 30 years and also at the Mentor Church of Christ for 18 years. His greatest pleasure in life was...
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Patricia A. Christenson

August 10, 1934 - December 27, 2017

Patricia A. (Young) Christenson, age 83 of Kirtland Hills, died Wednesday December 27, 2017 at Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights. She was born August 10, 1934 in Cleveland, OH. Patricia was a 1952 Valedictorian graduate of Kirtland High School, 1957 graduate with a BBA in Marketing Research from Fenn College currently known as Cleveland State and a 1981 MBA graduate of Lake Erie College.Mrs....
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Jane Doris Smith

August 29, 1925 - December 26, 2017

Jane Doris (Kilgour) Smith, age 92, passed away December 26, 2017 at Heartland of Mentor. She was born August 29, 1925 at Williamsburg Maternity Hospital in Brooklyn, NY, the only child of Anna Dorothea (Hemgen) Kilgour and Alexander Kilgour. She attended PS 89 and Girls Commercial High School in New York City, where she learned secretarial skills. Jane worked at American Airlines for nine years,...
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Linda A. Cimino

February 18, 1945 - December 24, 2017

Linda A. Cimino, 72 of Mentor on the Lake, passed away December 24, 2017 at the Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood. She was born February 18, 1945 in Macedonia, OH.Linda worked as a sales rep at MSC in Twinsburg. She enjoyed ceramics, painting and coloring. She loved playing cards, being around animals and spending time with her friends and family. Linda is survived by her aunts, Dolly (Ralph)...
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Dorothy K. Warfield

July 17, 1934 - December 23, 2017

Dorothy K. "Dot" (Jankovich) Warfield age 83 of Concord Twp, died Saturday December 23. 2017 at Mapleview Country Villa, Chardon, OH, with her family by her side. She was born July 17, 1934 in Cleveland, OH.Dot was a homemaker, attended Harvey High School, Painesville, Oh, She enjoyed gardening, shopping, music, dancing, but most of all her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren...
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Janet S. Silbaugh

March 16, 1936 - December 20, 2017

Janet S. Silbaugh, 81, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away December 20, 2017 at her home. She was born March 16, 1936 in Lemont Furnace, PA. Janet retired from Clark Rubber after many years of service. She enjoyed crocheting, crossword and Sudoku puzzles. She also enjoyed watching and playing along with Jeopardy, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and great grandkids.She...
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Joan M. Kaufman

May 8, 1937 - December 19, 2017

Joan M. Kaufman, 80, of Painesville, formerly of Mentor passed away December 19, 2017 at Mapleview Country Villa in Chardon. She was born May 8, 1937 in Westfield, New York. Joan worked in medical billing for Lauric, Lyons & Higgins CPA's. She enjoyed reading, watching movies, collecting antique glass and spending time with her family.Survivors are her three children, Greg (Donna) Kaufman of...
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Robert E. Gockel

February 23, 1926 - December 19, 2017

Robert E. Gockel, beloved father, age 91, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away Tuesday December 19, 2017 at home. He was born February 23, 1926 in Cleveland.Robert graduated from Collinwood High School and attended Kent State University. He was an Industrial Engineer for the former White Motors in Cleveland for many years until his retirement. He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII serving in the Pacific...
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Joseph E. Morin

April 30, 1930 - December 17, 2017

Joseph E. Morin, age 87 of Euclid, died Sunday December 17, 2017 at home. He was born April 30, 1930 in Waterbury, Connecticut.Mr. Morin retired from Lubrizol Corporation as a mechanical lab technician. He was the owner and operator of Career Plaza Incorporated. He was US Navy veteran. He and his wife Donna were philanthropists who gave to numerous charities and animal rescue. He will always be...
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William Ronnie Clifton

September 8, 1948 - December 17, 2017

William Ronnie Clifton, 69 of Mentor, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Louis Stokes VA Medical Center, Cleveland. He was born September 8, 1948 in Jonesville, VA., to the late James Clifton and Sarah Murphy (Harber).Ron served as a Sergeant and RTO in the Vietnam War for the United States Army from 1968-1969. After, he worked at Cleveland Crane then Bud Industries in Willoughby. He...
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Chrisann Piercy

April 6, 1962 - December 17, 2017

Chrisann (Serger) Piercy, 55 of Mentor on the Lake, died Sunday December 17, 2017 at home; she was born April 6, 1962 in Cleveland.Chrisann was a Nurse's assistant for over thirty years. Most recently at Heartland of Willoughby (HCR ManorCare).She enjoyed laying anywhere under the sun and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and her fur babies.Survivors include her children...
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Mary J. Volk

November 29, 1917 - December 17, 2017

Mary J. Volk (nee Seggio), of Mentor, passed away December 17, 2017 at Hospice House in Cleveland. She celebrated her 100th birthday on November 29, 2017 surrounded by her loving family, friends and caregivers.A first generation Italian-American, spending time with her family was of the utmost importance to Mary. A devout Catholic, she was well known for her strong faith and prayers. She was a...
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Edward E. Morse

January 10, 1937 - December 15, 2017

Edward E. Morse, 80, of Concord Twp., passed away December 15, 2017 at Mapleview Country Villa in Chardon. He was born January 10, 1937 in Kirtland, OH. Ed retired from Kirtland Country Club after 27 years of service as the Building Manager. Prior to that he owned and operated M. Morse & Sons, a construction and painting company that he acquired from his father, Maynard Morse.Ed served his...
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Karl Schadenfroh

September 11, 1939 - December 14, 2017

Karl Schadenfroh age 78 of Mentor, died Thursday December 14, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was born September 11, 1939 in Thundorf, Germany. Survivors include his wife of 56 years: Julia (Poehm) Schadenfroh, daughter: Diana C. (Robert E.) Sanko and brother in law: Joseph Sprinzl. Preceding Karl in death are his parents: Josef and Magdalena Schadenfroh, siblings: Lena Sprinzl and...
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Stan Snider

April 15, 1951 - December 13, 2017

Stan Snider, age 66, of Kirtland, passed away December 13, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born April 15, 1951 in Cleveland.Mr. Snider was the owner and operator of Snider Auto Body and All Store Inn both in Kirtland. He attended the Kirtland Christian Fellowship church, where he worked the sound board for services. Mr. Snider also enjoyed sailing.Survivors include his children Lisa (Charles...
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Jeanette R. Fisher

January 27, 1922 - December 13, 2017

Jeanette "Jan" R. (Smith) Fisher, age 95 of Mentor, died Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Governor's Pointe, in Mentor. She was born January 27, 1922 in Fredonia, NY. Jan was a homemaker. She volunteered for over 15 years at the Red Cross Chapter House, Painesville. She belonged to St. Gabriel and St. John Vianney Parishes, 50 plus club, and mission circle. Survivors include her children: Gregory ...
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Thomas E. Chase

October 15, 1948 - December 11, 2017

Thomas E. Chase, 69, of Eastlake passed away December 11, 2017 at his home. He was born October 15, 1948 in East Cleveland. Mr. Chase was a production control analyst at Rockwell Automation. He was a kind, caring man - a loving husband and father - who especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. His hobbies were reading science fiction fantasies like Hobbits, as well as doing...
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Jeffrey P. Weber

July 31, 1954 - December 10, 2017

Jeffrey P. Weber age 63 of Concord, died Sunday December 10, 2017 at Hospice House, Cleveland, with his wife and daughter by his side. He was born July 31,1954 in Cleveland.Mr. Weber worked in the Security Department at Lubrizol before retiring in 2010.He enjoyed art, photography, traveling and trains.Survivors include his wife of 24 years: Mary E. (Fiorilli) Weber, children: Jason and Marie...
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Richard David Kirby, Jr.

December 7, 2017

Richard David Kirby Jr., age 63, passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland after a courageous battle with lymphoma. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and a dear friend to many. Filled with a genuinely kind spirit, Rick was a warm and welcoming man who made people feel happy to be around him. He loved his family, friends, and life on Lake Erie....
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Dolores Marie Colantonio

April 16, 1932 - December 5, 2017

Dolores Marie "Dee" Colantonio age 85 of Euclid, died Tuesday December 5, 2017 at Kirtland Rehabilitation Center, Kirtland, OH. She was born April 16, 1932 in Cleveland. Dee attended schools in Euclid, Ohio where she spent most of her life. In the 1960's she worked for Pan American Airlines in Manhattan and she lived in New York City for a number of years. She then came back to Euclid to stay in...
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Alice A. Mrzena

January 7, 1939 - December 3, 2017

Funeral mass for Alice A. Mrzena, 78, of Mentor, will be 10 a.m. Monday December 11, 2017 at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, 9114 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor (Please meet at the church.)Mrs. Mrzena passed away December 3, 2017 at the Slovene Home for the Aged in Cleveland.Born January 7, 1939 in Cleveland, Alice earned her RN at St. Vincent Charity Hospital, her Bachelor's Degree from Lake...
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Christina Rachelle Rastall

January 16, 1983 - December 1, 2017

Christina Rachelle "Crickett" (Sliman) Rastall age 34 of Mentor on the Lake, OH went home to be with the Lord Friday December 1, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. In August 2016 Crickett was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal adenocarcinoma. She fought a long courageous battle and along the way was an encouragement and inspiration to many.Crickett was born January 16, 1983 in Wheat Ridge,...
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Dominic Palella

April 24, 1926 - December 1, 2017

Dominic Palella, 91, of Kirtland, passed away December 1, 2017. He was born April 24, 1926 in Italy and was a longtime Willowick and Willoughby Hills resident. Mr. Palella worked at Alesci's of South Euclid for 43 years. He enjoyed gardening, but most of all spending time with his family and friends and sharing meals with them. He is the loving father of, Rosanna (Jeff) Watt of Mentor and Anthony...
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Jean A. Brueggeman

March 4, 1941 - November 30, 2017

Jean A. Brueggeman, 76, a longtime Mentor resident, passed away November 30, 2017 at Hospice House in Cleveland. She was born March 4, 1941 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Jean owned Robert J. Colton accounting firm and also owned and operated Great Lakes Travel. She was a 2 term past president of the Mentor Chamber of Commerce and was one of the founding members of the Lake Erie Perch Fest. Jean...
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Eleanor Weil

November 16, 1924 - November 30, 2017

Eleanor "Davie" Weil, age 93 of Mentor, passed away November 30, 2017 at Salida Woods Assisted Living in Mentor. She was born November 16, 1924 in New Haven, Conn.Mrs. Weil worked for Meister Publishing in Willoughby as the Art Director. She received her bachelor's degree from the Massachusetts College of Art. Mrs. Weil was a member of the Mentor Woman's Club, the Miscellany Club, Mentor United...
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Lee Henry DeMastry

June 24, 1936 - November 28, 2017

Lee Henry DeMastry, 81, of Mentor, Ohio, passed away on November 28, 2017 surrounded by his family. Mr. DeMastry was the son of Anthony DeMastry and Helen DeMastry (Gaga). He was born on June 24, 1936 in Columbus, Ohio.After graduating from St. Charles Borromeo High School in Columbus where he excelled at baseball and football, Lee served in the U.S. Marine Corp. He attended boot camp at Paris...
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Marianne M. Coccia

October 20, 1930 - November 27, 2017

Marianne M. (Hart) Coccia age 87 of Mentor, died Monday November 27, 2017 at home. She was born October 20, 1930 in Cleveland.Mrs. Coccia was a retired Deputy Treasurer for Lake County after 24 years.Survivors include her children: Carole A. Coccia, Catherine (Steven) Humphrey, Thomas (Susan) Coccia, Christopher (Cheryl) Coccia, Claudia Coccia, grandchildren: Matthew (Brittany) Rado, Andrew ...
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David M. Brown

January 30, 1990 - November 26, 2017

David M. Brown age 27 of Akron, died Sunday November 26, 2017 at Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH. He was born January 30, 1990 in Chardon, OH.David was a Computer & Electrical Engineer. He received his bachelor's degree from Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.Survivors include his parents: Michael and Joanne Brown and his brother: Daniel J. BrownPreceding David in death...
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Robert A. Blankschaen

August 14, 1940 - November 24, 2017

Robert A. "Bob" Blankschaen age 77 of Mentor, died Friday November 24, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Hospice House, Cleveland. He was born August 14, 1940 in Cleveland.Bob was a 1958 graduate of Mentor High School, where he was the class Vice President, Outstanding senior athlete, a member of the football, basketball, baseball and track teams throughout his high school years. Bob was...
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Paul E. Adkins

August 14, 1933 - November 24, 2017

Paul E. Adkins passed away on November 24, 2017 in Terre Haute, IN. He was born August 14, 1933 in Auxier, KY.Paul served in the U.S. Army. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Occupation Medal (Germany), and a Good Conduct Medal. He worked and lived in Euclid, OH before moving to Terre Haute, IN. He worked for over 30 years as a Tool and Die Maker. He achieved the status of...
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Christine C. Mosack

May 25, 1927 - November 22, 2017

Christine C. (Kmetz) Mosack, age 90, a Mentor and Mentor-on-the-Lake resident since 1952, died Wednesday November 22, 2017 at Forest Hills Place, Cleveland Heights. She was born May 25, 1927 in Cleveland, OH. Mrs. Mosack was retired Co-owner of MOSACK'S Church Goods & Religious Gifts in Mentor and MOSACK'S Church Interiors in Fairport Harbor. Chris was a longtime member of St. Bede the...
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Thomas J. Kerr

May 22, 1933 - November 20, 2017

Thomas J. "Tom" Kerr, age 84, of Mentor, passed away Monday November 20, 2017 at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 22, 1933 in Cleveland.Mr. Kerr was a Manager at AT&T the former Ohio Bell Telephone company for more than 40 years before his retirement in 1995.Tom was a proud US Army Veteran. He was a member of St. Mary of the...
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Patricia L. Molenaar

February 9, 1949 - November 16, 2017

Patricia L. (Henry) Molenaar, age 68 of Concord, died Thursday November 16, 2017 at Tri-Point Medical Center, Concord. She was born February 9, 1949 in East Cleveland.Mrs. Molenaar was a Software Engineer for the former Bailey Controls and ABB for 33 years before retiring. Kip and Pat were high school sweethearts and graduates of Eastlake North in 1967. Pat was a proud graduate of Lakeland...
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Norma Marian Allin

February 16, 1925 - November 14, 2017

Norma Marian Allin, 92, was born February 16, 1925 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She passed away Tuesday, November 14th in her home.Mrs. Allin devoted her life with her endless love for her family and her deep faith in God. She was the beloved wife of 56 years to the late, Richard Allin; dear mother of, Richard (Evelyn) Allin of British Columbia, CA, Judith (Dr. Leo Jerome) Ankenbrandt of Phoenix,...
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Robert W. Birtley

March 27, 1932 - November 12, 2017

Robert W. "Bob" Birtley, 85, of Mentor, passed away November 12, 2017 at Salida Woods Assisted Living in Mentor, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 27, 1932 in Granite City, IL.Bob was a proud veteran and loved people, especially his family, children in general, and fellow veterans. He was a member of the St. Mary's Mentor Men's Club and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME),...
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Louis Albert

May 6, 1925 - November 12, 2017

Louis Albert, 92 of Mentor, OH passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Tripoint Medical Center, Concord. He was born May 6, 1925 in Erie, PA to the late Louis and Ida Albert.Louis worked as a train dispatcher for New York Central, Penn Central and Conrail, retiring in 1987 after 40 years of service. Mr. Albert was a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving in the Pacific during WWII and was...
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Dorothy C. Blackmore

July 1, 1940 - November 11, 2017

Dorothy C. "Dot" (Dinday) Blackmore age 77 of Mentor, died Saturday November 11, 2017 at home with her husband by her side. She was born July 1, 1940 in Hackensack, NJ.Dot was a member of the Mentor Senior Center Choir, Willowick Campers Club, and local T.O.P.P.S club.Survivors include her husband of 58 years: Richard D. "Dick" Blackmore, son: Derrick D. (Fiancee: Cheryl Bouckaert) Blackmore,...
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Jeanette F. Nied

December 4, 1942 - November 11, 2017

Jeanette F. "Jan" (Koons) Nied, age 74 of Painesville Twp., died Saturday November 11, 2017 at home. She was born December 4, 1942 in East Cleveland, Oh. Jan enjoyed camping with her family and countless family trips in their camper. After her career ended at General Electric she became a Homemaker who decided to take her talents she learned at Andrews School for girls and turned them into...
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John J. Primeau

March 3, 1956 - November 10, 2017

John J. Primeau, 61 of Mentor, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend to all who met him, peacefully passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 due to complications from Frontal Temporal Degeneration and ALS. He was born March 3, 1956 in Euclid to the late John J. and Joan Primeau Sr. John was the President of Hughes-Primeau Controls, a graduate of CSU, a scholar-athlete racquetballer...
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Frank E. Smith

February 22, 1964 - November 8, 2017

Frank E. Smith, 53 of Broadview Heights, passed away November 8, 2017 at Metro Health Brecksville Health Center, Brecksville. He was born February 22, 1964 in Cleveland.Mr. Smith was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran also an avid Harley lover.Survivors include his son Lucas R. Smith; sisters Kip Smith, Jean (John) Rabatin-Pope, Michelle Carr and Renee Rabatin; great aunt LaVerne Smith; best friends Ray...
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Ryan Donovan

August 14, 1983 - November 8, 2017

Ryan Donovan, age 34 of Mentor, passed away November 8, 2017 at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Twp. He was born August 14, 1983 in Euclid.Ryan was a 2002 graduate of Mentor High School.He loved spending time shopping for his sports attire and adding to his fashionable collection of clothing, tennis shoes and watches. He truly enjoyed watching football with his father, especially cheering on...
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Gloria Burgett Webster

July 23, 1926 - November 7, 2017

Gloria Burgett Webster, 91 of Willoughby, Ohio passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at home. She was born July 23, 1926 in Cortland, NY to the late Arden and Marion Burgett.Gloria spent most of her career as a nurse educator. She was a school nurse/health educator in the Homer, NY public schools. Later in her career she taught nurse assistants and consulted for long term care facilities in Santa...
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Elizabeth M. Richards

September 28, 1918 - November 5, 2017

Elizabeth M. (Elsie) Richards, 99, of Mentor passed away November 5, 2017 after a short illness. She was born September 28, 1918 in Cleveland. Elsie Richards was a homemaker, hard worker, good friend and wonderful mother and enjoyed being a member of the West EndYMCA where she served on the Ladies' Committee.She enjoyed Square Dancing, Swimming and Bowling as well as visiting nursing homes and...
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Myron V. Smith, Jr.

May 4, 1941 - November 4, 2017

Myron V. Smith Jr., age 76 of Mentor, died Saturday November 4, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 4, 1941 in Cleveland.Mr. Smith was a retired structural Ironworker for Local #17 for 35 years until his retirement. Myron enjoyed fixing cars, fishing, monthly card games and lunches with his buddies. He looked forward to the occasional casino trip and the daily New York Times...
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Robert S. McCormick

August 22, 1940 - November 3, 2017

Robert S. McCormick, 77, of Concord Twp. passed away November 3, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. He was born August 22, 1940 in Cleveland.Mr. McCormick worked at Republic Steel & LTV Steel for 43 years before his retirement.His hobbies were off road motorcycling, automobiles, tinkering with all things mechanical, working outdoors and feeding the local wildlife.He enjoyed...
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Eugene Dominish

November 30, 1939 - November 2, 2017

Eugene "Gene" Dominish age 77 of Grand River, died Thursday November 2, 2017 at home surrounded by his family. He was born November 30, 1939 in Painesville.Gene was a retired Iron Worker for Local #17 and was the head custodian for Fairport Local Schools for 10 years.Survivors include his wife of 60 years: Susan A. "Susie" Dominish; children: Cherise Stabler, Cynthia "Cindy" (Michael) Onderisin,...
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Lillian A. Yuko

November 21, 1921 - November 2, 2017

Lillian A. Yuko age 89 of Mentor, died Thursday November 2, 2017 at Heartland of Willoughby. She was born November 21, 1927 in Cleveland. Mrs. Yuko was a graduate of Collinwood High School. She was a longtime member of St. John Vianney Church and Mentor Senior Center. The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the staffs at Heartland of Mentor and Hospice of the Western Reserve, for...
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Raymond H. Dawson

March 20, 1928 - October 30, 2017

Raymond H. Dawson, age 89, a lifelong resident of Mentor, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017 at Altercare of Mentor. Mr. Dawson was born March 20, 1928 in Painesville, OH to the late William and Mae Dawson.He was a graduate of the Mentor High School Class of 1946 and inducted to the Alumni Hall of Fame in 2005. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean War,...
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Michael Mester

August 17, 1950 - October 29, 2017

Michael Mester, age 67 of Mentor, formerly of Lyndhurst, passed away October 29, 2017 at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland. He was born August 17, 1950 in Cleveland.Mr. Mester had worked at Swagelok, retiring in 2013, prior to that he had worked for Grumman Aviation. He was a 1969 graduate of Brush High School and he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.Survivors include his wife of 41 years...
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Eileen P. Fisher

October 26, 1926 - October 28, 2017

Eileen P. Fisher, 91 of Wickliffe for 56 years passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby. She was born October 26, 1926 in Brackenridge, PA to the late Harley and Elise Herrick.Eileen was a member of Shore Haven Lutheran Church and enjoyed playing hymns on her harmonica. Watching and caring for her grandchildren was a joy and she also had many wonderful years...
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Theodore F. Kozenko, Jr.

September 3, 1941 - October 28, 2017

Theodore F. "Ted" Kozenko Jr., age 76, of Mentor, passed away October 28, 2017, at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born September 3, 1941, in Cleveland.Ted was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with family. He was an avid golfer and novice woodworker. Ted was very committed to serving others at his church, St. John Vianney, as a Eucharistic minister, teaching PSR...
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Norma M. Stafinski

March 20, 1923 - October 27, 2017

Norma M. Stafinski, age 94 of Mentor, died Friday October 27, 2017 at TriPoint Medical Center, Concord. She was born March 20, 1923 in Waterford, PA.Survivors include her children: Leon Range, Vivian Carthen & Eugene (Sharon) Smith, 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren and her sister: Isabelle Senkalski.Preceding Norma in death is her husband: Joseph...
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Edward A. Neiman

January 11, 1937 - October 26, 2017

Edward A. "Ed" Neiman, 80, of Mentor, died Thursday October 26, 2017 at home. He was born January 11, 1937 in Cleveland.Mr. Neiman was a retired Meat Cutter for the former Gale's Grocery Store. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church. Survivors are his son: Bryan (Debbie) Neiman of Mentor; grandchildren: Nicole (Justin) Ilacqua, Angela (Brian) Joslyn, Matthew and Michael Neiman,...
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Kuba Swierczek

October 22, 1996 - October 25, 2017

Kuba Swierczek, 21, of Mentor passed away unexpectedly on October 25, 2017 at his home. He was born October 22, 1996 in Tychy, Poland. Kuba worked at the family business, Bestlaminate, in logistics and facility maintenance. He was hard working and passionate about his role at the company, and was looking forward to helping grow the family business. In his free time, Kuba enjoyed traveling,...
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Daniel W. Hepker

November 25, 1950 - October 25, 2017

Daniel W. Hepker, 66, of Mentor on the Lake passed away October 25, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was born November 25, 1950 in Cleveland.Dan was a loyal husband, father, brother and son. He loved his children with his whole being and enjoyed every minute with his family. Dan was an avid Browns, Indians and Cavs fan and loved watching his kids play baseball, while being an...
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Richard P. Josefus

January 8, 1920 - October 24, 2017

Richard P. Josefus, age 97 of Mentor, formerly of Willoughby Hills, died Tuesday October 24, 2017 at Hospice House, Cleveland. He was born January 8, 1920 in Cleveland. Mr. Josefus was a mechanical engineer for Parker Hannifin for 35 years until his retirement in 1990. Richard was a US Army WW II Veteran serving in the Pacific Theatre and a Purple Heart recipient. He graduated from Fenn College...
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Lee W. Allison

February 22, 1944 - October 22, 2017

Lee W. Allison, 73, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away October 22, 2017 at his home. He was born February 22, 1944 in Brownsville, PA.Mr. Allison attended Case Western Reserve University and Oberlin College, attaining a degree in Financial Economics from Cleveland State University. He retired from Burton Rubber Processing in Burton, Ohio. Lee was an avid sports fan, appreciating many teams,...
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Joel S. Jarrett

December 5, 1950 - October 21, 2017

Joel S. Jarrett, 66 of Painesville, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the David Simpson Hospice House, Cleveland. He was born December 5, 1950 in Cleveland to the late Joseph and Rosemary.A graduate from Mentor High School, he was a life-long resident of Lake County. He was a millwright for TRW and served in the U S Army. He enjoyed gardening and supporting animal welfare organizations...
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Dorothy E. Guzzi

February 17, 1934 - October 20, 2017

Dorothy E. Guzzi, 83, of Painesville Twp., passed away October 20, 2017 at Hospice House in Cleveland. She was born February 17, 1934 in Nutter Fort, West Virginia. Dorothy believed in the importance of family. She was a very loving and supportive wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was an avid reader who enjoyed books of all types, as well as doing crafts like sewing, knitting, and...
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Deborah J. Merhar

October 9, 1957 - October 20, 2017

Deborah J. Merhar, 60, of Mentor passed away October 20, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. She was born October 9, 1957 in Painesville, OH.Mrs. Merhar worked in retail sales at the Great Lakes Mall. Her hobbies were gardening, caring for her pet cats, and reading poetry. She enjoyed rides through the parks and watching the waves roll on the Lake.Survivors are her husband, Richard...
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Elsie M. Van Schoor

August 24, 1926 - October 19, 2017

Elsie Van Schoor (nee Blecher), beloved wife for 63 years to Howard Van Schoor, most cherished mother to Nancy (Mike) Ptak, died Thursday, October 19th, 2017, after a brief illness. Dear sister to Jackie Blecher of Walnut Creek, CA and Evelyn Bauknecht of Northfield, OH. Step-grandmother to Austin, Preston, and Adam. Preceded in death by her parents Paul and Louise Blecher (Blase) and her...
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Boyd Marcus Walker

March 2, 1931 - October 18, 2017

Boyd Marcus Walker, age 86, of Mentor passed away peacefully on October 18, 2017. He was born March 2, 1931. After graduating Mentor High School, he honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Boyd was awarded the Silver Star, the Presidential Unit Citation, the Korean Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Combat Stars), the Combat Infantry Badge and the Army Occupation Medal (Japan)...
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Geo Ann Meister

November 8, 1948 - October 17, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Geo Ann Meister (née Reiter) announces her passing on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, at the age of 68 years.Born in 1948 in Hamilton, Ohio, to the late George Reiter and Joan Reiter, Geo Ann grew up as a loving daughter to her parents, and sister to her surviving brother George and sister Georg Ann who preceded her in passing. After graduating from...
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Eugene H. Klawon

March 23, 1928 - October 17, 2017

Eugene H. "Gene" Klawon, 89, of Mentor for the past 64 years, formerly of Cleveland passed away October 17, 2017 at his home. He was born March 23, 1928 in Cleveland.Mr. Klawon was a drill press operator at TRW for 30 years before he retired. His hobbies were woodworking and spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed bowling in several different leagues at Mentor Palisades Bowling...
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Charles A. Wall

October 8, 1943 - October 13, 2017

Charles A. "Chuck" Wall, 74, of Concord Twp., passed away October 13, 2017. He was born October 8, 1943 in Erie, PA. He enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing and the great outdoors. He graduated from Case Institute of Technology in 1965 and is a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Paulette "Penny"; daughter, Shelly (Bob) Farmery; his brother Doug ...
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Francis E. Turner

October 12, 1921 - October 13, 2017

Francis E. Turner, age 96 of Painesville, died Friday, October 13, 2017 at Hospice House, Cleveland. He was born October 12, 1921 in McMinnville, TN.Francis was a decorated WWII veteran with the U.S. Army. He was an overhead crane operator at the former Chase Brass & Copper Company for 33 years before he retired. Francis enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians, spending time with family,...
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Virginia L. Cole

January 26, 1927 - October 12, 2017

Virginia L. Cole, 90 currently of Mentor, OH, and formerly of St. Charles, IL, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the David Simpson Hospice House, Cleveland, OH. She was born January 26, 1927 in Harvard, IL to the late Carry E. and Mattie A. Crist. A 1945 graduate of Dundee High School, Virginia was an avid traveler in her 20's until she met the love of her life on a blind date. She...
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Margaret F. Simko

June 19, 1920 - October 12, 2017

Margaret F. (Ehouse) Simko, age 97 of Mentor formerly of Painesville Twp, died Thursday October 12, 2017 at Lake Health West Medical Center, Willoughby. She was born June 19, 1920 In Painesville.Margaret was a homemaker. She was a longtime member of St. Mary's Church, Painesville. Margaret was the loving wife of husband Steve R. Simko and loving mother of seven children. She stayed the last...
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Clara R. Reisinger

September 16, 1921 - October 12, 2017

Clara R. Reisinger, 96, of Painesville Twp. passed away October 12, 2017 at Altercare of Mentor. She was born September 16, 1921 in Equality, Illinois. Mrs. Reisinger was a homemaker who was well known for her extraordinary seamstress talents and for her outstanding cheesecakes. A loving mother and grandmother, she will be deeply missed by all who loved her. Survivors are her children, Shirley ...
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Helen M. Caris

December 27, 1962 - October 11, 2017

Helen M. Caris, 54, of Painesville Twp., passed away October 11, 2017. She was born December 27, 1962 and grew up in Cleveland Heights. Mrs. Caris worked as a lab technician at CWRU and retired early to devote her time and efforts to being a full time mother and wife.She is survived by her husband, John Caris; daughter, Emily (Jordan) Crawley, and her sister Fran (Lyndell) Chapman.She was...
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Richard L. Shuss

March 11, 1929 - October 11, 2017

Richard L. "Dick" Shuss age 88 of Madison, died Wednesday October 11, 2017 at The Lantern, Madison. He was born March 11, 1929 in Alverda, PA.Mr. Shuss was Co-Owner of the former Champions Motors Inc., Cleveland, OH. He was a veteran Staff Sergeant in the US Marines serving during the Korean War.Survivors include his wife of 61 years: Norma (Koffalt) Shuss, son: Richard B. "Rick" (Kathleen) Shuss...
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