Our Obituaries

Rosina D. Moran

October 2, 1919 - April 23, 2017

Rosina D. Moran (nee Wise), age 97, passed away peacefully April 23rd, 2017; beloved wife of the late Robert J.; devoted mother of Bob, Rosemary (Bob) Wagoner, Bill (Nancy), and Kathy (Ken) Laino; dear grandmother of Marilyn Wagoner, Diane Kapfhammer, Carolyn Heil, Bob Wagoner, Mike Wagoner, Dan Laino, Kate Marshall, Doug Laino, and Jen Price; loving great-grandmother of Cheryl, Michael, Jake,...
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Ruthann Mahalic

July 8, 1934 - April 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Katie Ann Sollars-Girard

April 7, 1986 - April 19, 2017

Katie A. Girard-Sollars. Passed away peacefully April 19, 2017 at the age of 31. Beloved wife of Andrew R. Loving mother of Peyton and Dakota and step mother to Robbie. Cherished daughter of Jimmy and step mother Terri Sollars and the late Susie Sollars . Daughter of Jewell Sollars. Grand daughter of James and Mary Lou Sollars. Sister to Jimmy Jr., Jennifer, Teddy, Shana, Ashley, Kayla and Tommy....
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Daniel Bruno

May 28, 1940 - April 18, 2017

Rev. Daniel Bruno Sr. has gone to be with our Lord on April 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Juanita (nee Landrau). Dear father of Ruthie (Edgardo) Rivera, Gabriel (Tracy), Rebecca (Nelson) Laracuente, Elizabeth (Jorge) Pellot, Leah Bruno and the late Daniel Jr. Grandfather of 18 and great grandfather of 2. Brother to Mary Canals and Ophelia Ray. Funeral Services will take place at 11 AM on...
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Mary Tobin

May 23, 1938 - April 17, 2017

Mary Tobin (nee Langer), age 78, passed away April 17th, 2017; devoted mother of Sandy (Willard) Moomey, Barb (Daryl) Tobin, Denise Couture, Donna Tobin, Ted (Helen) Tobin, Colleen (Jim) Traut, Nicole (Dan) Harrington; loving grandmother of 14; dear sister of Dottie (Tom, deceased) Aust, Eddie (Joann) Langer, and Al Langer; loving aunt, cousin and friend of many. Member of the Ladies Auxiliary...
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Justine J. Gauthier

August 7, 1937 - April 9, 2017

Justine "Justyna" Gauthier, 79, of Fairview Park, passed away on April 9th, 2017 after a courageous battle against breast cancer. Beloved wife of Fredric; devoted mother of Thad; dear mother-in-law of Michelle Gauthier (Miller); cherished grandmother of Kyra Christine Gauthier; daughter of Stanley and Jessie (deceased) and sister of Eugene (deceased). The daughter of two Polish...
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Harley R. Ferguson

August 13, 1936 - April 9, 2017

Harley R. Ferguson Sr., age 80, passed away April 9th, 2017. Beloved husband of Joyce; devoted father of Keith (Cathy), Beth, Kevin (Kathy), Kent (Donna), Harley Jr. (Kristy), William, John (Erin), and Ian (Alissa); loving grandfather of 11; dear cousin and friend of many; VISITATION Friday 4PM-6PM at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, Ohio, where a Funeral Service...
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Margaret V. Cherney

October 12, 1917 - April 7, 2017

Margaret V. Cherney (nee Kasper), age 99. Devoted wife of the late Frank, the loving mother of twins Fred, and Fran (Gary) Zieske, dearest sister of the following deceased John, Mary Rimar, Andy, Helen Drake, Pauline Binger, Ann Gallik, Irene Bogdan, and Edward, and dear aunt, great aunt, and friend of many. Friends and relatives are asked to meet for a funeral mass Thursday April 20,2017 at 10...
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Diane Kalina

January 31, 1950 - April 5, 2017

Diane Kalina (nee Seme) age 67. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends Wednesday April 5 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Loving wife of Leonard, dearest sister of Joanne, Barbara (Jim), dear aunt of Lisa (Paul), Missi (Steve), and Joei, great aunt of Paulie, Emmie, and Jessica, loved by many cousins and dear friend of many. Her passion was her music. A CELEBRATION OF...
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Thomas M. Schmitz

June 1, 1938 - March 31, 2017

THOMAS M. SCHMITZ, age 78, entered into rest March 31, 2017. Dearest husband of Gloria (nee Sabo) for 52 years. Devoted father of Christopher and Susan (Schmitz) Dunn (John). Loving papa of Kathryn Hope Dunn. Brother of David L. Schmitz, S.M., Judith Mott (Thomas), and the following deceased: Richard Schmitz, Joan Cachat, and Paul Schmitz. Mr. Schmitz was a practicing patent attorney for...
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Helen Zamiska

October 26, 1923 - March 31, 2017

Helen Zamiska (nee Fesz) age 93. Devoted wife of the late Charles, loving mother of Debbi (Ken) Wishner and Danny, dearest grandmother of Misty (Bill), Melanie, Heidi (Anthony), Nick, Holly, Lyndsay (Jim), and Maggie (Jimmy), great grandmother of Olivia, Lacey, Sadie, Courtney, Cooper, Cameron, Madelyn, Brantly, and Levi, dear sister of Frank and the following deceased Steve and Mary, and friend...
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Theodore P. LaFramboise

December 16, 1931 - March 29, 2017

THEODORE P. LA FRAMBOISE, age 85, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Beloved Husband of the late Eunice (nee Burkett); Loving father of Julie Duncan (Tom) of North Carolina, Candice Lenart (Guy), William (Vicki), Bob (Sidonia), and David (Krisztina) of Switzerland; cherished grandfather of Matt, Bonnie, Chelsea, Mariah, John, Emily, Lindsay, Drew, Donie, Ginny, Leah, Noah, Marylou, Amy, Elias...
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Frances Helen Palkovic

October 13, 1934 - March 29, 2017

FRANCES PALKOVIC (nee Mota), 82. Passed away on March 29, 2017. Beloved wife of 59 years to Frank; cherished mother of Barbara, Diane (Erich), Michael (Michelle) John (Kimberly); loving grandmother of 8; sister of Rosie (deceased), John, Henry, Teresa, Deanna, Romona, Josephine, Patricia; aunt to many. Loved cooking and baking. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, April 1, at 10am in St. Brendan...
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Ruth N. Schneider

February 21, 1929 - March 28, 2017

Ruth N. Schneider (nee Russ) age 88. Dearly beloved wife of 64 years to James "Jim", loving mother of Dr. James C. (Tina), Alan G. (Sheralyn), and Lori L. (David) Groenewoud, dearest grandmother of James, Sara, Claire, and Thomas, dear sister of Marguerite Hubbard and Donald (both deceased), and dear friend of many. Ruth is a member of The West Side Alliance Church (formerly The West Side United...
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Gregory J. Fournier

April 30, 1985 - March 19, 2017

Gregory James Fournier, age 31, passed away March 19th, 2017; loving father of Hailey, Taylor, and Sky; devoted son of Normand P. (deceased) and Lizabeth; dear brother of Normand M.; loving uncle of Normand D. and Kyla; dear cousin and friend of many; VISITATION Saturday 12PM-4PM at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, OH.
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Jeanne Elizabeth Fischer

October 13, 1926 - March 14, 2017

JEANNE ELIZABETH FISCHER, (nee Soeder) beloved wife of the late Robert R; loving mother of Cristine Melillo (Stephen) and Robert R. Jr (Doreen); grandmother of Anthony, Alicia (Braeden), Julie, MacKenzie, and Jenna; great grandmother of Kaden and Kaelyn; sister of Nancy, and the late Hilda, Louise, Regis, and Bernard; aunt of many. Jeanne was born in Glenshaw, PA before moving to Conneaut, Ohio...
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Margaret L. Hyde

November 15, 1937 - March 12, 2017

Margaret L. Hyde (Addison), age 79, passed away March 12th, 2017; devoted mother of Robert W. (Karen) Shaffer, Debra (Bill) Bailey, Michael D. Hyde, William E. (Tina) Hyde, W. Eric (Debby) Hyde, Dorinda L. (Harold) Conner; loving grandmother of 10, 9 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren; dear sister of James (Lois) Addison, Charles (Fran) Addison and preceded in death by Dorothy ...
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Thomas A. Harrison

December 30, 1924 - March 10, 2017

Thomas A. Harrison, age 92, passed away March 10, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Carol (nee Manning). WWII Veteran of the Army Air Corps. John Carroll University graduate, Class of 1949. Loving father of Carol Ann Panek (Carl), the late Thomas A. Jr., Peggy, James P., Katherine Prebish (Richard), the late Joseph E. (Betsy), Elizabeth Werner (Stephen), Daniel A. (Sheila). Loving grandfather of...
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Georg Koerner

April 17, 1927 - March 3, 2017

Georg Koerner, Age 89, died Friday, March 3, 2017, at Fairview Hospital surrounded by his family. He was the beloved husband for 60 years of Else (nee Pusch) Koerner (deceased) and the dearest father of Doris (Lou) Ardo and George Koerner. He was born in Kunzendorf, Germany on April 17, 1927 and immigrated to Cleveland, Ohio in 1954. He then arranged for Else to come to the United States to...
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Harry W. Whitmer

July 10, 1927 - February 28, 2017

HARRY W. WHITMER, age 89, passed away Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Fay; Fiancé of Toni Cianci; loving father of Wayne (Pat), Joseph (Bonnie), Allan (Marilyn), Christine Csontos (Michael) and the late William; grandfather and great grandfather of many; uncle of many. WWII Veteran. In lieu of flowers memorials may be forwarded to the Disabled American Veterans....
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Nedyalko Vladimirov Ivanov

May 9, 1958 - February 27, 2017

Nedyalko Vladimirov Ivanov age 58. Loving Husband of Donna, dearest father of Juliana Klein, Maria, Nedyalko, and Alexander, dear son of Fr. Vladimir (deceased) and Elka and dear friend of many. Ned was an invigorating force for his coworkers and the entire NASA team. His enthusiasm and positive attitude were infectious. He never passed an opportunity to give credit to others, inject a positive...
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Annette Catherine Shepherd

April 23, 1941 - February 23, 2017

ANNETTE C. SHEPHERD (nee Gerity) age 75, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017. Beloved wife of the late John E; loving mother of John E. Jr. (Kim), Tom (Margit), and Lisa (Steven); grandmother of Johnny, Bridget, Sammy, Isobel, Peter, Maggie, and Lily; dear daughter of Veronica and the late Thomas Gerity; sister of Mary Ann Gerity, Tomi MacFarlane and the late Kathleen Gerity; aunt of many;...
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Amira R. Jurdi

January 1, 1928 - February 20, 2017

Amira R. Jurdi, dies at 89. Amira Rawda Jurdi, a loving mother, a caring and giving friend, a free spirit who always believed in the strength of independent women in her native Lebanon, died on February 20 at Fairview Hospital from complications of a stroke. She was 89.Mrs. Jurdi's devotion to education was instilled in her three children, Dalal Haldeman, Raja Jurdi and Nora Bizri. All three...
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John A. Hoftyzer

October 8, 1920 - February 18, 2017

JOHN HOFTYZER, age 96, born Oct 8, 1920. Passed away February 18, 2017. Beloved husband of 68 years to Bernice (nee Lamm); loving dad of Bruce (Laura), Dale (Sue), Gary, Craig (Malou); loving grandfather of Rebekah (Andy), Ben (Lindsay), Joy (Matt), Naaman, Shiloh, and Paul; great grandfather of 10; brother of the late Marjorie Richardson. Owner and president of Allied Vending Co. for 35 years....
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Stanley P. Gabriel

July 24, 1942 - February 18, 2017

Stanley P. Gabriel, age 74, passed away February 18, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Joan. Loving father of Elizabeth (Paul) Geffert, Stanley (Brigitte), and Sarah; and cherished grandfather of Lily, Lucas, and Katherine. Dear brother of 4; and uncle, cousin, and friend of many. Stanley is a proud U.S. Navy veteran. He served his country during the Cuban missile crisis; where he single handedly...
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Adam Haller

October 20, 1921 - February 9, 2017

Adam Haller, age 95, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017. Beloved husband of 65 years to Piroschka (nee Schosch); loving father of Liliana (Michael) Hanrahan, Ramona (Jeff) Bartholomew; dear grandfather of Rick (Kristi) Hanrahan, Mike (Stephanie) Hanrahan, Jenna Bartholomew, and Adam Bartholomew; great grandfather of Mikey (deceased), Emmi, Josh, and Sophia. Adam was a supervisor for WS Tyler...
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James Anthony McCarthy

April 21, 1935 - February 5, 2017

James Anthony McCarthy Jr. Passed away peacefully February 5, 2017 at the age of 81 Beloved husband of Kathryn (nee Xavier). Dear father of Kerry (Mike) Herdmann, Kathryn (William) Tate, James A. III (Laura), Frank (Kelly) and Erin (John) Hinkel. Cherished grandfather of 8. Brother to Marianne (James) Nugent and the late John McCarthy. Funeral Mass will take place at 10 AM on Thursday February 9,...
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Lynn Ellen Shutts-Benek

July 14, 1952 - January 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Anna Marie Roemer

April 4, 1912 - January 25, 2017

Anna Marie Roemer (nee Schier), age 104, beloved wife of the late William J. Roemer (deceased), died 25th of January 2017 in Peoria, AZ. Anna was born on 4th of April 1912 in Romania to John and Kamilla Schier. Anna married the late William in Cleveland, Ohio where they resided until his retirement in 1978. Anna was a wonderful, kind person and will be sorely missed. Mass of Christian Burial...
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Joan Marie Bennett

February 7, 1928 - January 25, 2017

Joan M. Bennett (nee Marquard) born February 7, 1928 in Cleveland, OH. Daughter of Wilfred and Dorothy Marquard. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy, Cleveland, Ohio Class of 1946. Joan is survived by: her beloved husband of 66 years, married May 20, 1950, Allan F. Bennett; brothers and sisters, Leo (wife, Diane), Lois Vysoky (husband, Lee), and Wilfred "Bill" (wife, Julie); sons...
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Carmelo Vinci

November 13, 1929 - January 11, 2017

Carmelo Vinci. Age 87, Passed away January 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Sara Santa (nee Grillo). Dear father of Teresa Terrano (Orazio),and Grace Caruso (Al). Loving grandfather of Marco, Joseph, Daniel and Destina. Dear brother of the late Biagio and Salvatore. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 14th at St Angela Merici Church 20970 Lorain Rd 11:30 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery....
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Patti Rose Tabell

September 29, 1957 - January 7, 2017

PATTI ROSE TABELL, age 59, passed away Saturday January 7, 2017. Beloved mother of Jason Tabell; sister of Nora Dulay (John), Steven Tabell, and Susan Tabell; aunt and great aunt of many; niece of Russell and Joyce Sibert; all services private. Loved her career as a nurse. Enjoyed gardening, feeding the wild life around her house and the Tribe. Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home
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Peter Borza

May 19, 1926 - December 26, 2016

Peter Borza, age 90, entered into rest on December 26, 2016. Dearly beloved husband of the late Virginia (nee Nagielski). Loving step-father of Charmaine Wendel and Alan (Barbara) Krupa. Cherished grandfather of Eric Wendel; and Laura and Alex Krupa. Dear brother of the late Victoria Costan; and uncle, cousin, and friend of many. Peter was a proud U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He always loved...
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Donna K. Turner

September 29, 1952 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Paul Joseph Tupa

February 17, 1957 - December 16, 2016

Paul Joseph TUPA. Passed away suddenly December 16, 2016 at the age of 59. Beloved son of the late Edward and Carmeta Tupa. Brother of James and David. Uncle of Jessica and Jason and great uncle of Grace and Henry. Funeral Services were private. Arrangements by Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, Ohio. 440-331-0500 www.corrigancraciun.com
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Bernard A. D'Aloisio

July 13, 1953 - December 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Rosemary C. Burns

April 4, 1938 - December 8, 2016

Rosemary C. Burns entered into rest December 8, 2016. Beloved wife of 59 years to Bill. Cherished mother of William R. (Mindy), Tom, John (Ryan), and the late Susan. Loving grandmother of Kristen, Sean, Lauren, and Evelyn. Dear sister of Mary, Richard, and the late James, Joseph, Michael, and Kathleen; and aunt and friend of many. Rosemary was a beautiful woman, who touched the lives of many....
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Elizabeth J. Prusak

July 23, 1931 - December 7, 2016

Elizabeth J. Prusak of Fairview Park Ohio, formerly of Clymer Pa. passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, following a lengthy illness. She was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Potochick) Prusak. She was a 1948 graduate of Clymer High School. She worked for the Stouffer Corp. and opened many of their restaurants in New York, Philadelphia, and Columbus. Upon retirement she went back to work at St....
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Janet L. Cook

August 4, 1938 - December 3, 2016

Janet L. Cook (née Starbird), 78, of Fairview Park passed away December 3, 2016. She was the daughter of late Hoyt and Virginia Starbird. Beloved wife of Harry "Mickey" Cook, Jr. Dear mother of Michael (Karol Alexander) and Cheryl Cook. Loving grandmother of Jaime Schwender (Daniel Heinsbergen) and Derek Klein (Allison). Dear sister of Sue Fowler (Ron), Wendy Moylan (Bob) and Jeff Starbird ...
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Richard T. Rose

July 24, 1926 - December 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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William G. Szabrak

November 6, 1929 - December 1, 2016

William "Bud" G. Szabrak, age 87, passed away December 1st, 2016; beloved husband of the late Martha (Marti); cherished father of John (Ingrid, deceased) Sacko, Terry (Cindi) Sacko, Bonnie (Harry) (both deceased), Gracie (deceased); dear son of William and Grace; devoted grandfather of Heidi, Liesel, Kristin, Timothy, Zachary, Eva (deceased), Connie, Harry, John, Jimmy (deceased), Pattie and...
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Bruce A. Taylor

October 3, 1949 - November 30, 2016

Bruce A. Taylor age 67. Former husband of Diana, loving father of Shawn (Debby) and Derrick (Paula), dearest grandpa of Ashley, Alyssa, Amanda, Alexis, Joey and Amy great grandfather of Tyler and McKenzie, dear brother of Bonnie (deceased), dear uncle and friend of many. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS THURSDAY 4-8 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 20820 LORAIN RD FAIRVIEW PARK, 44126 where...
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Paul Gould Lutz

May 20, 1945 - November 23, 2016

Paul G. Lutz III, age 71. Loving father of David (Colleen) , dearest grandfather of Ashley, Rachael, and Jacob, dear brother of Barbara Masterson, Fred (Candy), and Janet Hudec-Brown (John) and dear uncle and friend of many. All Services Private. Arrangements by Corrigan Craciun Funeral Homes. Online condolences at www.craciunfuneralhomes.comArrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun...
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Thomas A. Corrigan

December 16, 1934 - November 22, 2016

Thomas A. Corrigan, passed away peacefully at home on November 22, 2016 at the age of 81.Respected Funeral Director of Corrigan Funeral Homes and devoted Alumnus of the University of Notre Dame and St. Edward High School. Beloved husband of Margaret "Peg" (nee Nauman) Dear father of Thomas P. (Jeanne Ann), Brian J. (Dana), Margaret Mary Adkins (Thomas), Dennis (Gena), Michael (Sandy),...
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Domingo Mingo Cruz

June 1, 1941 - November 16, 2016

Domingo "Mingo" Cruz age 75. Dearest husband of the late Judy (nee Mills), loving father of Domingo Jr., Robert, and Randy, dearest grandfather,great grandfather, brother and dear uncle and friend of many. Cherished employee for 30 years at McMahan's Wrecking. VISITATION SUNDAY 4-8 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME 20820 LORAIN RD. FAIRVIEW PARK, 44126. Where services will be held Sunday...
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Frank Hannan

December 22, 1931 - November 16, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Leonard E. Lumsden

April 23, 1935 - November 12, 2016

Leonard E. Lumsden, age 81, entered into rest Nov. 12, 2016. Beloved husband of 60 years to Anita (nee Miller). Loving father of Christie (Kim Allen) Kort, David (Connie), James (Kathy), Carole (Jeffery) Lemish, Thomas, and Laurie (David) Cadwallader. Cherished grandfather of 11 and great-grandfather 3. Dear brother of the late Phyllis, Dorothy Friedel, Ronald, and Raymond Newton; and uncle,...
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Marie Frances Babington

March 3, 1922 - November 5, 2016

Marie Francis Babington (nee Ryan). Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Nov. 5, 2016 at the age of 94. Beloved wife of 57 years of the late John J. Loving mother of seven; John F. (Nancy), Thomas (Ann), Mary Lou (John Stickney), William (Tuey), Patricia (Cliff Bellmore), Margaret (Mark Balewski) and Anne (Scott Osiecki). Cherished grandmother of John P. Babington, Adam (Beth) and...
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Anne Lucille Lewis

June 16, 1918 - November 3, 2016

ANNE LUCILLE LEWIS, age 98, passed away Thursday November 3, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Lee A.; loving mother of Brian (Theresa) and the late Karen Loader; grandmother of Karla, Jessica, Nathan and Adam; great grandmother of 4; sister of 7 deceased; aunt of many. Anne was a Navy Nurse who served in the Pacific during WWII. Retired from St. Vincent Charity Hospital. In lieu of flowers...
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Josie Lee Cupp

June 25, 1936 - October 29, 2016

JOSIE LEE CUPP (nee Vealey), age 80, went to the Lord Saturday, October 29, 2016. Beloved wife of Charles R Sr.; loving mother of Justine Cappe, Charles R Jr. and Serena Faw (Anthony); grandmother of Zachary, Tyler, Lillian, and Rebecca; great grandmother of Troy, Nathanial, Jackson, Suszana, and Rebecca. Sister of Jackie Jones, and the late Robert Vealey, Marie Cupp, Mickie Nelson, and Mae...
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Theodore Michael Wojcik

December 7, 1928 - October 24, 2016

THEODORE MICHAEL WOJCIK, age 87, passed away Monday, October 24, 2016. Beloved husband of Lola (nee Lucas); dear father of Darrin and David; grandfather of Brenna; best friend of Steve (dog). Owner of ABC Trophy in Fairview Park and was a long time member of the Parma Elks and the Fairview Park Youth Association. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Mass of...
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Joseph Rudolf

February 23, 1923 - October 23, 2016

Joseph Rudolf, age 93, entered in to eternal rest on October 23, 2016. Loving husband of Elza for 44 years, beloved father of Doris and Joe, brother of Julka in Slovenia, cousin Evelyn, 96, of San Francisco, and three nephews and a niece. Preceded in death by his sister Mimi and brother Janez, both of Slovenia. Joseph enjoyed a long career at the Cleveland Plain Dealer for almost 20 years....
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E. Mercedes O'Toole

November 18, 1928 - October 22, 2016

E. Mercedes O'Toole, age 87, passed away October 22nd, 2016; beloved sister of John M. (Margaret), both deceased, Charles J. (deceased) (Carolyn), Catherine M. (Paul F.) and Joseph G. (Peg); daughter of the late Joseph J. O'Toole and Marie E. (nee McCabe); aunt and great-aunt of many. VISITATION Thursday 10AM-11AM at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park OH, followed by...
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Matilda A. Mihalek

April 28, 1925 - October 21, 2016

MATILDA A. MIHALEK, age 91, of Fairview Park, born in Lakewood, OH, went to be with the Lord, October 21, 2016. Beloved sister of the late Anna Masaitis, Emily Sterba, Frank Mihalek, and Irene Alberts; aunt and great aunt and great great aunt of many; retired as a waitress, working at many restaurants in the Cleveland area. All services private. Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home 440-331-0500 www...
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Dennis E. Reeder

July 19, 1950 - October 19, 2016

DENNIS E. REEDER, age 66, passed away Wednesday October 19, 2016. Beloved husband of Trudi J. (nee McDonald); loving father of Adam (Jessica); brother of Nancy Zauner (Carl), and Debbie Bond (Mike); Roslyn Melton (Alan); uncle of Mike, Mark, David, Kara, Matthew, and Liam; son of Olga and the late Wilfred. The retired owner of Dental Service Specialists, Dennis had a passion for his family,...
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Paul S. Leanza

December 21, 1941 - October 18, 2016

Paul S. Leanza, 74, of Rocky River, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at Fairview Hospital. Paul was born Dec 21st, 1941, in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Paul and Antonina Leanza. He was the youngest of three children, preceded in death by his brother, Sam Leanza (Sheila), and survived by his caring sister Vivian Juris (Rudy). He also leaves behind his loving companion of 14 years...
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Stephen Hodge

October 31, 1949 - October 16, 2016

Stephen "Steve O" Hodge, age 66, entered into rest on October 16, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Sue "Sunshine". Devoted son of Wilma Sines and the late Charlie. Cherished brother of Richard (Sabrina) of WV, Kevin Sines, Brenda (Gary) Molzan of FL, and the late Eugene Sines and Douglas Sines. Dear uncle, cousin and friend of many. Stephen was a proud Army veteran....
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Siobhan Kay Ramser

December 21, 1981 - October 7, 2016

Siobhan Ramser age 34. Beloved mother of Jaden, Jenna and Jeffrey Jr. Loving daughter of Daniel (Donna) and Alanna (deceased). Loving sister of Brianne and Madison. Devoted granddaughter of Carl and Vicki Ramser. Dearest niece, cousin and friend of many. Funeral Mass Thursday 10am at Our Lady of Angels 3644 Rocky River Drive. ( PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH).
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Elisa A. Borgini Kline

August 12, 1924 - October 6, 2016

Elisa A. Kline (nee Borgini), age 92, passed away October 6th, 2016; beloved wife of Joseph Kline; dear step-mother of Paul Kline, Mark Kline (Judy), Jeanette Szelong (David), Joseph Kline (Sally), Stephen Kline (Gretchen); loving sister of Rosa Cassesa (deceased), Gina Regalbuto; devoted aunt of Carla Woodring (David), Philip Regalbuto (Kathi), and Gina Loretta Thompson; loving step-grandmother...
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Donald W. Evans

November 12, 1932 - September 28, 2016

Donald W. Evans, age 83, passed away September 28th 2016; beloved husband of Shirley for 65 years; devoted father of Vicki (Dana) Owens, Terri (John) Moroney, and Jeff (Hillary) Evans; loving papa of Christopher, Allison, Kevin, Kyle, Zoe, Zach, Izzy; dear brother of Bob and Gene; cherished dog companion Beau. Don was a Proud U.S. Army Veteran. Memorial Gathering Saturday October 8th from 9AM...
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Christopher Koberna

May 17, 1971 - September 25, 2016

CHRISTOPHER KOBERNA, age 45, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016. Son of Paula Kance and Jerry T. Koberna; brother of Jerome Koberna (Jeannine Umpleby); companion of Christine A. MacLean; friend of many. Loved riding his Harley, camping, playing guitar, hockey and his dog Tanner. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association. Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, September 30, at 10am...
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Dwight Neal Kopp

January 19, 1930 - September 18, 2016

Dwight N. Kopp, age 86, went to be with the Lord September 18, 2016. Beloved husband of 66 years to Ruth (nee Hinman). Devoted father of Marilyn (Joe) Romancky, Carol (deceased) (Gary) Green, Nancy (David) Yachanin, and Judy (Paul) Dalrymple. Loving grandfather of 10 and the late Paul; and dear great-grandfather of 5. For over 50 years Dwight was a master printer at Admiral Label, a Red Cross WSI...
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Rosalie A. Popovich

June 9, 1945 - September 9, 2016

Family will receive friends Tuesday, September 13th from 10:30AM-11:30AM at the church followed by Mass at 11:30AM at St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park, OH 44126; Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery is Private.In lieu of flowers, family suggest donations to be made in Rosalie's memory to Special Operations Wounded Warriors. www.sowwcharity.comORSaint Ann's...
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Mary Rose Sperli

January 4, 1922 - September 2, 2016

Mary Rose Sperli, age 94, passed away peacefully September 2, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Arthur. Devoted mother of Bob (Lynn Kundmueller), Judy, and A.J. (Karen Olson). Cherished grandmother of Jared (Pam), Laura (Dr. Jim) Graham, Jennie Rose (Chris) Stearns, and Rachel Allgood; and dear great-grandmother of 7 boys. Loving daughter of the late Mary Lukco. A very special thank you to everyone...
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Isaac K. Williams

June 29, 1929 - August 30, 2016

Isaac K. "Ken" Williams. Beloved husband of Myra (nee Robertson). Dear father of Jean Williams and Janet (Jon) Jones. Step father of David Austin, Sharon (Larry) Groves, Brenda (Michael) Miller, Norma Cotto, Amy Dawson and Sandra (Butch) Bogdan. Grandfather of 22 and Great Grandfather of 12. Brother of James, Bobby, Ray, Elmo and 6 deceased siblings. Ken was known as father and...
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Ronald Joseph Swiner

January 18, 1956 - August 27, 2016

Ron J. Swiner age 60. Beloved father of Kristen and Daniel. Dearest brother of Carlene and Kenneth. Loving partner of Andrea Vien. Beloved friend of many. The family suggests memorial donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Family will receive friends Friday 5-8pm at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home 20820 Lorain Rd. Fairview Park Oh.
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Frank R. Dormendo

February 5, 1942 - August 26, 2016

FRANK DORMENDO, age 74, passed away peacefully Friday, August 26, 2016. Beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Kirchendorfer); son of the late Luigi and Rose; loving brother of Evelyn Christino, and the late Francy, and Mary Anne McLaughlin; uncle, cousin and friend of many. Retired from ODOT as a Foreman and was a U.S. Army Viet Nam Veteran. Graduated West Tech High school in 1960 and was Home Coming...
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Mariano Divito

December 18, 1934 - August 25, 2016

Mariano DiVito, age 82, entered into eternal rest on August 25, 2016. Beloved husband of Anna Maria (nee DiSiena) (deceased); Loving father of Antoinette (Jerome) Rizzo, Dorothy Allen, and Cristina (Jaime) Irizarry. Dearest Papa to Melissa (Mike) Smalley, Shaina, Cassandra, Garrett (deceased), Jennifer, and Alicia. Great grandfather to Zariah, Mason, Lucas, and Ryan. Son of Raimondo and...
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Mary Kay Davies

May 14, 1935 - August 17, 2016

Mary Kay DAVIES (nee Horten). Entered into rest August 17, 2016 at the age of 81. Beloved wife of the late Robert W. Davies. Dear daughter of the late Richard and Mary Horten. Loving mother of Janet Turner (Ken), Robert C. (Donna), Jeannie Wirth (Gordon), William (Kathie), Timothy, Cindy McCarty (Fred), Linda, Daniel (Sherrie), Lisa Mengler (Brian) and Richard (Denise). Grandmother of Mary K.,...
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Ervin W. Pierstorf

July 11, 1916 - August 12, 2016

Ervin W. Pierstorf, beloved husband of the late Florence (nee Berthold), loving son of the late Herman and Mayme, dear brother of the late Clarence H., dearest friend to many. Friends may call at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Road, Fairview Park Wednesday, August 24 from 6 to 8 pm. Funeral service 11:00 am August 25 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 21485 Lorain Road, Fairview Park at. ...
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Charles Hale

May 9, 1921 - August 11, 2016

Charles A. Hale, age 95, passed away August 11th, 2016; beloved husband of the late Mertena; devoted father of Virginia Wall (the late Peter Wall), the late Carolyn Hale, the late Jonathan Hale (Kathleen), and Jeffrey Hale (Barbara); dear grandfather of Jonathan, Annemarie, Jeffrey, Alison, Christine, Andrew, Alexander (deceased), Jenny, Bridget, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Patricia, and great...
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Andrei Grosu

June 23, 1929 - August 8, 2016

Andrei Grosu, age 87, passed away August 8, 2016. Beloved husband of 63 years to Lenuta. Devoted father of Georgeta Bodea, John, and Aurelia Giugulea. Cherished grandfather of Lavinius, Emily, Johnny, Alexandra, and Brian; and great-grandfather of Adrian. Dear brother, uncle, cousin, and friend of many. VISITATION FRIDAY 5-7PM, SARACUSTA AT 7PM AT THE CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 20820 LORAIN...
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John J. Joyce

August 30, 1947 - August 5, 2016

John J. Joyce, age 68, entered into rest on August 5, 2016. Devoted brother of Lawrence, Eugene (Laurie), Richard, Bonnie (Richard) Franks, Donna Scott, and Dennis Brown. Loving son of the late James and Rita Ann (nee Neubeck). Dear uncle of James (Jenn) Joyce, Joseph (Tiff) Joyce, Kristen Joyce, Michael (Kathy) Valan, Michele (Benjamin) Valan, Timothy Lanzilotta, and Tammy Franks: and cousin and...
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Antoinette Gloria Coreno

March 26, 1931 - July 31, 2016

ANTOINETTE GLORIA CORENO (nee Fusco), age 85, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Dominic; loving mother of Joe and Thad; grandmother of Brett, Ann Marie, and Brad; great grandmother of Bryce, Matthew, Brady, Brian and Michael; sister of Celeste, Pete, and the late Gloria; aunt of 7. Loved cooking, gardening, ceramics and throwing big parties for her friends. Come...
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Charles M. Reynolds

January 22, 1954 - July 27, 2016

Charles M. Reynolds, age 62, passed away July 27th, 2016 after a long illness; dear son of the late Charles and Colette Reynolds; beloved brother of Christine (Pat) Kugler, Craige, Colette (Sammy) Arcieri, Cathleen, Cheryl, Caryl, Charon, Michael; loving uncle and friend of many; VISITATION Friday 10AM-12PM at Corrigan Corrigan Funeral Home, 20820 Lorain Rd.; Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
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Rosemary M. Judge

December 31, 1923 - July 19, 2016

Rosemary M. Judge (nee Dietrich) went home to God on July 19, 2016.Beloved wife of the late Charles E. Dear mother of Carol (John) Culley, Connie (Ken) Bostrom, Kathleen Judge, Christine (Dan) Lucas and Cynthia Judge (Brad Armacost). Cherished grandmother of Evan Judge Armacost. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass will take place at 12:30 PM on Saturday July 23, 2016 at St. Christopher...
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Joseph G. Agnello

June 15, 1932 - July 12, 2016

Joseph G. Agnello PHD. Passed away peacefully in the presence of family and friends on Tuesday July 12, 2016. Dearly beloved husband of Lois Nonneman Agnello, and the late Norma (nee Levy), loving father of Timothy (Giovanna Piraino), Janice (Allen) Jarboe, and Michael, dearest grandfather of Madison, Jacob, Zachary and Maria, dear brother of John (Mary Lou), William (Deana), Gordon (Margaret),...
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Edward L. Cajka

November 3, 1928 - July 9, 2016

Edward L. Cajka. Passed away peacefully July 9, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Martha (nee Evancho). Dear father of Michelle (Mark) Rombach, David Cajka and Mary (Neil) Kurz. Cherished grandfather of Bradley, Davey and Paige. Brother of Rosemary Quarick. Uncle and friend to many. Funeral Mass will take place at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at St. Christopher Church, 20141 Detroit Rd....
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Katherine M. Wisnor

August 19, 1920 - June 28, 2016

Katherine M. Wisnor (nee Reichert) Passed away peacefully on June 28, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Michael A. Wisnor. Dear mother of Christine (Larry) McFadden. Cherished grandmother of Sarah (Greg McCoy) Cusick, Michael Cusick and Melissa Cusick. Sister of Michael Reichert and the late Theresa Stanaland, Elizabeth Pope and Helen Bangert. Funeral Services will take place at 10 AM on Wednesday,...
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Martha Havranek

June 8, 1931 - June 20, 2016

MARTHA HAVRANEK, age 85, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 after a long courageous battle with cancer and Parkinson's. Beloved wife of George; loving mother of Barbara; sister of Faye and the late Helen, George, and John; aunt of many; second mother to Caroline, her family and many others. Martha worked at the old Stouffers Restaurant/Renaissance Inn (downtown) for over 50 years where she was...
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Ernest A. Gamery

July 23, 1922 - June 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Constance Gregory

February 6, 1951 - June 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Gina Lee Twining

July 2, 1953 - June 8, 2016

Gina Twining, age 62, loving wife of 33 years to Steve, dearest mother of Charlie (Erin), Michael, and Sean, dear sister and friend of many. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS SUNDAY 2-4 AND 6-8 PM AT CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME. 20820 LORAIN RD. FAIRVIEW PARK 44126. Services will be held Sunday evening at 8 PM. Inurnment Lakewood Park Cemetery.
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Betty Culley

May 16, 1914 - June 4, 2016

ELIZABETH (Betty) CULLEY (nee Buehner), age 102, Westlake. Beloved mother of three, grandmother of nine and great grandmother of 16, died peacefully in her sleep June 4, 2016 at the O'Neill Healthcare Bradley Bay Health Center in Bay Village, Ohio. Betty, the only child of Albin and Franziska Voll Buehner, was born in Schweinfurt on Main, Bavaria on May 16, 1914, just weeks before the start of...
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Irene M. Heppler

December 7, 1927 - May 28, 2016

Irene M. Heppler, age 88, passed away May 28th, 2016; beloved wife of the late Herbert; devoted mother of Tim, Marion Collins (Martin Cespedes), Eileen Hanlon (Tom), Tom, Lenore (Robert Drozda), John, Paula Carrick, Chris, Karen Trentman (Bill), and Kathy Andrusak (Greg); dear grandmother of 11; loving sister of Doris Ponikvar; dear aunt and friend of many; VISITATION Thursday 4-8PM at Corrigan...
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Esther Davis

January 28, 1930 - May 27, 2016

Esther Davis (nee Ciora). Passed away peacefully on May 27, 2016 at the age of 86.Dear mother of Randy (Theresa) and Nancy (Pete) Lebron. Cherished grandmother of Joshua Carver. Sister of Julia Fisher and the late Michael, Tony, Charles, Maria Ciora, Mary Skryzmoski and Rosie Tamburrino. Beloved daughter of the late Spiridon and Sofia (Surdac) Ciora. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Funeral ...
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John R. Rayle

March 24, 1948 - May 26, 2016

John R. Rayle Jr, age 68, passed away May 26, 2016. Devoted father of John R. III (Kelly) and Jennifer D. Lekna. Cherished grandfather of Austin, Ashley, and Zachary. Loving son of Ruth (John) Jacobson and the late John R. Sr. Dear brother of Jimmy (Leslie), Linda (Rob) Erick, and the late Ann (Richard) Brewer; and uncle and friend of many. John was a proud U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam...
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Ioan Boeriu

July 4, 1955 - May 24, 2016

Ioan Boeriu. Passed away peacefully on May 24, 2016 at the age of 60. Beloved husband of Alexandrina (neé Cozac) Dear father of Carmina (Stefan) Murgu, Ionel (Iryna). Cherished grandfather of Alex, Nathan and Cassandra. Brother of Sandu (Angela) and Marioara (Ghita) Stoica. Son of Ion and the late Alexandrina Boeriu. Son in law of Ioan and the late Maria Cozac. Funeral Services will take...
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Stephanie M. Gamery

December 23, 1929 - May 18, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Mary Rostafinski

August 28, 1931 - May 15, 2016

Mary Rostafinski (nee Kruszewski), age 84, passed away May 15, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Wojciech. Cherished sister of Tony (Bernice), both deceased. Loving aunt of Debbi (Bill) Kruszewski-Warner and Rick; and dear cousin and friend of many. VISITATION SATURDAY 10-11:15AM AT THE CORRIGAN CRACIUN FUNERAL HOME, 20820 LORAIN RD, FAIRVIEW PARK 44126. Mass of Christian burial Saturday 12PM at St....
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Josephine M. Ryba

October 30, 1928 - May 8, 2016

Josephine M. Ryba, age 87, passed away peacefully May 8th, 2016; beloved wife of the late John Ryba; devoted mother of Barbara Chester (deceased), Bonnie Abbott (David), Mary Riachy (Patrick); Dear grandmother of Samantha, Jessica, Joshua, Julie, Jennifer, Kristie, Nikki, and great-grandmother of 10; Loving sister of George Lash and preceded in death by Donald and Raymond Lash. Josephine was a...
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Joseph A. Trovato

April 27, 1937 - May 4, 2016

JOSEPH A. TROVATO Sr., age 79, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Beloved father of Judith Logue (Mike), Joseph Trovato Jr. (Maureen), and Patricia Teig (Tim); grandfather of Shaelyn Logue; brother of the late Barbara, Penelope, and Rosemary; uncle of many. He was a longtime volunteer at Fairview Hospital. Joe roller and ice skated his whole life and loved jigsaw puzzles and word search. Mass of...
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Paul Carl Ackerman

December 17, 1934 - May 3, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home, Fairview Park, OH.
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Delfina L. Gavalya

February 26, 1921 - May 3, 2016

DELFINA L. GAVALYA (NEE MASTANTUONO), age 95, passed away Tuesday, May 03, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Steve; loving mother of Jean G. Monty (Joe Deceased) and Theresa Gavalya (Randy Davis); grandmother of Lisa Ward (Brian); great grandmother of Adrian Monty; sister of the late Tom, Tony, Fred, Al, Armand, Rose and Bea; aunt and friend of many; dear companion of Onyx. Dell loved to Sew, cook,...
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Carl J. Williams

October 12, 1915 - April 29, 2016

Carl J. WILLIAMS. Passed away peacefully on April 29, 2016 at the age of 100. Beloved husband of the late Florence (LaScala). Dear father of Carl and Joanne (David "DC") Moskaluk. Cherished grandfather of 4 and great grandfather of 4. Brother of Jeanette Naso, Mary Simone, Rose Smith, and the late Caroline Greenfield, James and Charles Williams. Carl served as a Master Carpenter in Cleveland for...
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Berla P. DiFranco

May 3, 1925 - April 28, 2016

BERLA P. DIFRANCO (nee Russell) age 90, of Fairview Park, passed away peacefully, Thursday April 28th with her family by her side. Berla is the Beloved wife of the Late Michael DiFranco; loving mother to their five children: Geraldine Lenarcic (Andrew), Michaelene Tate (Richard), Carleen Van Beneden (Gary), Salvatore, and Russell; loving grandmother of eight: Michael Jelenic (Kerri), Neal...
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William J. Blatt

October 25, 1918 - April 17, 2016

WILLIAM J. BLATT (Bill) passed away April 17, 2016 at the age of 97. Most beloved husband of the late Mary Elizabeth (nee Betty Trotter). Extraordinarily cherished and loved Dad of Mary Ellen, special friend of Melissa McMullen, and his very best friend, basset hound Abbey. Bill served in the United States Army at Normandy Beach on D-day plus one. He is a 35 year retiree of the East Ohio Gas Co ...
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Raymond P. Beaune

February 21, 1953 - April 16, 2016

Raymond P. Beaune age 63. Beloved husband of Suzanne (nee Stasz). Loving father of Raymond and Ryan. Loving son of Raymond and Patricia (both deceased), and dear stepson of Marian. Dearest brother of Barbara, Donna, Johnny, Susan, Kevin, Eddie, Maureen and following deceased, Tommy Patty, Dennis and Kenny. Dear uncle and friend of many. Visitation Thursday April 21, 5 - 9 pm at Corrigan Craciun...
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Robert Dale Beall

April 6, 1938 - April 14, 2016

ROBERT D. BEALL, age 78, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016. Loving father of Donna Brandt (Steven),Robert, Randy (Dawn), Mary Beall, Timothy(Sheila), Sarah Blackshaw (Fred), Colleen Sacha (Glenn), Deborah Beall, April Beall and the late Christine Beall; grandfather of 28; great-grandfather of 18; brother of Charlotte Davis (John). Funeral service in the funeral home Monday, April 18 at 2 p.m....
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Lynne Marie Plezia

November 17, 1965 - April 12, 2016

LYNNE MARIE PLEZIA (nee Bostwick), age 50, passed away Tuesday, April, 12 2016. Beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Andrew Kives, Abigail Harmon (Shane), Alexander Kives, Benjamin, and Isabelle Kives; sister of David (Mary Kay), Nancy (Robert) Nussbaum, Stephen, Michael (Kelley), Daniel (Karen) and the late Thomas; daughter of Gillard and Grace Bostwick; aunt of many. Was a friend to...
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