Those We Are Privileged to Serve

An obituary tells the special story of every unique life lived.

Michelle Krikke

Aug 15, 2022

August 20, 1966 - August 15, 2022Michelle Krikke, age 55, passed peacefully from her earthly home in North Royalton to her heavenly home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 15, 2022 after a courageous battle with cancer.She was born on August 20, 1966 in Flint, Michigan to Keith and Joan Morgan. She was a homemaker...

Bernice Baskin

Aug 15, 2022

Bernice Baskin, age 91, passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 15th, 2022. She was born to the late Bert and Mary (Kwak) Kulesza on August 6th, 1931 in Muskegon Michigan. Bernice was always an avid fan of golfing, you could often find her on the course with one of the leagues she was in and brought home many...

Regina Mosby-Coleman

Aug 14, 2022

Regina (Gina) V. Mosby-Coleman, 61, lifelong resident of Elyria; cherished mother of Mallory Brown of North Olmsted and Chelsea Coleman of Elyria; sister of Joyce Todd of North Carolina and Monica (Corbin) Davis of Lakewood, CA and Kenneth Harris of Kentucky; loving aunt to many nieces and nephews; and friend to a multitude who will cherish her memory. Regina passed...

Olympia Elios

Aug 14, 2022

Olympia Elios, 88, of Westlake, Ohio passed away Sunday, August 14, 2022. She was born July 12, 1934 in Velventos, Greece to parents Demetrios and Maria Tsiamis.

Olympia was born and raised in Velventos, near the city of Kozani, Greece. On April 16, 1961, she married Thomas Elios who had immigrated 6 years before to the U.S to become a...

Nancie Rudge

Aug 13, 2022

Nancie J. Rudge (nee Jones), 86 of Avon Lake, formerly of Michigan, California, and Rocky River, Ohio peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, August 13, 2022. She was born November 24, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was adopted by parents Jesse and Frances (nee Kneisley) Jones.

Nancie received her B.A. from Miami of Ohio. She...

Deborah Knipper

Aug 13, 2022

Deborah "Debbie" L. Knipper (nee Horvath), 68, of Elyria; passed away after a short illness on August 13, 2022. Debbie was born on April 20, 1954, to Joseph and Anita (nee Hist) Horvath in Elyria.

Debbie was a graduate from Elyria High School in 1972. She worked at the Chronicle-Telegram Newspaper in the Advertising Department for 33 years, retiring...

Henry D. Hassel

Aug 13, 2022

Henry D. Hassel, age 78 of Parma, passed away on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Beloved husband of Frances (nee Madar) for 34 years; loving step-father of Frances Dowling, Monica Nash (Christopher), Matthew Kosztolnyik (Danica), and Elizabeth Gymorie (Richard); devoted Papa of twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; dear brother of Sidney (Christa) and David (Jeri). Preceded in death by his parents,...

Guy Wieder

Aug 12, 2022

Guy Wieder took the highway to Heaven on Friday, August 12, 2022, at the age of 60. We think he did it on purpose so the nursing home couldn't take his remaining life savings.

He was a Christ-follower, despite being a magnet for mischief. Guy understood the depths of joy and miracles Heaven had waiting for him, and found no...

Vincent Carollo

Aug 12, 2022

Vincent Carollo, 90, of Avon Lake, Ohio, peacefully passed away on Friday, August 12, 2022. He was born January 13, 1932, to parents Vincenzo and Josephine (nee Spalla) Carollo in Cleveland, OH.

Vincent was a U.S. Army veteran that served in the Korean war. He was an outstanding athlete at West High School where he was known as "Choo-Choo Carollo"....

Brian Howells

Aug 12, 2022

Brian Cerutti Howells

Brian Howells loved solving a puzzle, whether it was a dishwasher that didn't work or a New York Times cryptic crossword, and anything related to rockets. He enjoyed running, biking, and kayaking, and did beautiful work on his century-old home in Lakewood, Ohio. But his greatest joy and sense of pride came from watching his children...

Dianne I. Schweter

Aug 11, 2022

Dianne I. Schweter, age 80 of Strongsville, passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Beloved daughter of the late Erwin & Irene Schweter (nee Cavanaugh); niece of many deceased. Dianne is survived by many cousins, great cousins, and great-great cousins.

Dianne was born in Cleveland, OH and moved to Cherry Hill, NJ as a child when her father's job transferred...

Patricia Keane

Aug 10, 2022

Patricia Irene "Mary" Keane, 58, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Universally acknowledged as the smartest member of the Keane family, Patty was the caring sister of Kathy Winter (Tom), Colleen Ohl (Jeff), Kevin F. Keane Jr., Tim Keane (Karen) and Kim Keane; Patty was also the funniest human on Earth (although looks aren't everything). Patty was the...

Dr. Cletus James Oswald

Aug 10, 2022

Dr. Cletus James Oswald, age 90 of Parma, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Beloved husband of Patricia Mary (nee Schreiner) for 66 years; loving father of John (Sharon), David (Annemarie), Lori Watson (Bruce), and Mark (Denise); devoted grandfather of Jessica Chapman (Derrick), Shannon Duqum (Brandon), Chelsea Hall (Ian), and Matthew (Shea O'Brien), Kristoffer and Brittany, Bruce Watson, and...

Ruth Meier

Aug 9, 2022

Ruth Rose (Hlavin) Meier, age 100, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9th, 2022.

She was the beloved wife of the late Ralph for 67 years; loving mother of Beverly Phiel (Jack, deceased), Sandra Masie (George), and Gerald (Carol); grandmother of Tamara Weitzner (Ross), Perry Phiel (Megan), Valerie Leopold, George Masie (Lorie), Timothy Masie (Jill), and Karen Meier; great-grandmother of...

Edward Perhacs

Aug 9, 2022

Edward E. Perhacs, 85, of Cleveland; beloved former husband of the late Sue Ellen; loving father of Suzanne Cosic (John), Martin (Judy), Patricia, and Jennifer Tappe (Mark); dear grandfather of Bryan Burkart (Carolyn) and Jack and Evan Tappe; cherished great-grandfather of Kara Burkart; caring friend to many. Edward is predeceased by his parents John and Suzanna (nee Klimon) and his...

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