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Rita Kirsch

Aug 8, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Rita M. Kirsch, age 87 of Sheffield Lake. Wife of Ronald for 65 years; mother of Cheryl Gabanic (John), Dale Kirsch, Denise Kirsch and the late Tom Kirsch; grandmother of Jeremy, Jessica, Maureen, Melanie, David and Katie; great grandmother of 8; sister of Ruth Farabaugh (deceased), Dorothy Abel...

Marilyn Sandor

Aug 6, 2022

MARILYN A. SANDOR, age 78 of Parma. Cherished daughter of the late Andrew and Ann Sandor (nee Fedik). Loving sister of Andrew Sandor (Jane), Sandra Athens (Alexander) and Laurie Dukuslow (Steve); dear aunt of Melissa Athens, Alexander P. Athens, Jennifer Dukuslow and Stephen Dukuslow (Gina); great-aunt of Brice Athens. Marilyn was a secretary for the assistant superintendent at the Parma...

Ronald Finnerty

Aug 5, 2022

Ronald Finnerty, 64, of Berea passed away on August 5, 2022 after battling a number of chronic illnesses unrelated to COVID-19. Ronald was born Cleveland, OH on December 27, 1957 and was the loving husband of Karen Gurney; Trusted son of the late Patrick and the late Anne (nee Silvestro); Caring brother of Kenneth (Cheri), Larraine Lozinak (Dennis) and the...

Edith Forisch

Aug 5, 2022

EDITH J. FORISCH (nee Zikesh), age 95 of Parma Heights. Beloved wife of the late Robert Forisch and the late Russell Reeder. Devoted mother of Robert Reeder (Mary), Linda Sokal (David) and Alan Reeder (deceased); loving grandmother of Nicole Reeder, Kelly Reeder, Russell Reeder (Jessica), David Sokal (Michele) Tina Sokal and Jason Sokal (Erika); great-grandmother of Brandon. Lukas, Ethan, Jaxon,...

Daniel Sidor

Aug 5, 2022

Daniel John Sidor, 53, of Seven Hills, OH passed away on August 5, 2022. He is survived by his son, Gabriel Sidor; Gabriel's mother, Rachel Romanowski; parents, James and Kathleen; brother, David (Michele). The visitation is being held at Busch Funeral Home, located at 4334 Pearl Road Cleveland Ohio 44109, on Saturday, August 6th from 2-4 PM with a short...

George J. Wyrock, Jr.

Aug 4, 2022

George J. "Mick" Wyrock, Jr., age 87 of Parma, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Beloved husband of 50 years to the late Jean (nee Fischer); loving father of Mary Ruth, George (Laura), Jean Smole (Don), Diane Datko (Tony), and Janet Jaros (Brian); devoted grandfather of Michael, Rose, John, Daniel, Jennifer, Amanda, Jessica, and Julianne; dear brother of...

William Mangano

Aug 3, 2022

William J. Mangano, DDS., 74 of Avon formerly of Westlake passed away after complications from surgery on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. He was born May 24, 1948, to parents William and Albina (nee Guida) Mangano in Cleveland, OH.

William graduated from Ohio State University and served in the U. S. Navy and earned the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He owned...

Lela Carpenter

Aug 2, 2022

Lela Carpenter (nee Roberts), 89. Beloved wife of the late Robert L.; Beloved mother of the late Eddie and survived by Robin Lynn Wypasek (John); Cherished grandmother of Daniel (Jessica) and Ryan Wypasek; Soon to be great-grandmother; Aunt, cousin and friend to many. Lela is predeceased by her parents, Burla and Elizabeth (nee Wayne) and siblings, Jewel, Genevieve, Guy, Holly,...

Diane Mitchell

Aug 1, 2022

Diane L. Mitchell (nee Langford), 60, of Lorain, formerly of Elyria; passed away after a short illness at her home on Monday, August 1, 2022. Diane was born October 23, 1961, to Rondal and Joanne (nee Anney) Langford in Bay Village.

Diane was a graduate of Elyria High School, class of 1980. She worked as a home health aide for...

Ben Larson

Aug 1, 2022

Ben R. Larson shuffled off this mortal coil on August 1, 2022. He was 96 years old. He'd been a robust guy, healthy most of his life. But this last year was hard on him, and he was tamed by an unfortunate constellation of rare and tough to beat illnesses. Ultimately, he was unable to shake the non-COVID pneumonia that...

George Midlik

Aug 1, 2022

George Midlik, age 87. Beloved husband of the late Frances. Dear father of Cindy Najpaver (Dave), Kim Surniak (Joe), George E. (Leah), Robbie and Patricia Young (Bryan). Dear Pap Pap of Jackie, Julie, Sami, Candace, Josh, George, Melissa and Jimmy. Great grandfather of Emi, Nolan, Lucia, Weston, Vincenzo, Frankie and Poppy. Brother of Helen Shirella, John Midlik, Ann Steeber, Patty...

Melissa Monday

Jul 31, 2022

Melissa Mae Monday, 46, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Beloved wife of Robert Hollmeyer; Dear daughter of Carl and Sandra Monday; Granddaughter of the late Edward and Genevieve Stylinski and Earl and Joanne Roig; Niece of Dale, Neil, Lydia, Andrea, Greg and Jennifer; Cousin to many. Memorial contributions may be made to NAMI Greater Cleveland, 2012 W. 25th...

Donna Parrino

Jul 31, 2022


Donna M. Parrino, 69 of Cleveland, OH., peacefully passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, July 31, 2022. She was born January 4, 1953, to parents William and Audrey (nee Valentino) Giammo in Cleveland, OH. Beloved wife of John J.; Loving mother of Joseph (Emily) and Jack (Cristiana) Parrino; cherished grandmother of Stephen, Rockam, Oliver, Tzurielle and...

Robert W. Nathan

Jul 31, 2022

Robert W. Nathan "Bob," age 85 of Parma, passed away on Sunday, July 31, 2022. Beloved husband of 62 years to Barbara (nee Smith); loving father of Robert (Lynn, deceased), Mark (Wendy), and Melissa Perry (Shawn); devoted Pa of Amanda Perry Miller (Greg), Jenna Fixel (Steve), Stephen Nathan (Sharon), and Robin Perry; great Pa of Chloe and Ryker Perry Miller;...

Nellie Maverick

Jul 30, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nellie Jean Maverick on July 30th, after a long illness. She was born on May 26, 1936, in Logan, WV and moved to Cleveland, OH at an early age. She married her husband, George A. Maverick in 1957 and they went on to have four children: George, Karen, Marianne,...

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