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Our Obituaries

Dorothy E. Nocida

April 26, 1940 - October 25, 2016

Dorothy E. (Wagner) Nocida, age 76, of Perry, died surrounded by her family at her daughter's home, Tuesday October 25, 2016. She was born April 26, 1940 in Painesville. Mrs. Nocida retired as an EKG Technician after working in various positions for her 39 years with Lake Hospital Systems. Dorothy loved to travel and her favorite destinations were the Bahamas and Florida. She volunteered for...
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Virginia Springer

April 4, 1943 - October 24, 2016

Virginia "Ginger" (Weck) Springer of Madison, died Monday October 24, 2016. She was born April 4, 1943 in Cleveland. Ginger spent over 30 years supporting other military families through her endless commitment to finding new ways to give back to the community. Her charity work was inspirational to watch and even more meaningful to participate in. The one passion that meant the most to her was...
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Evelyn F. Overstreet

December 10, 1923 - October 23, 2016

Evelyn F. Overstreet, age 92, of Concord Twp, formerly of Mentor, passed away October 23, 2016 at her residence. She was born December 10, 1923 in Roanoke, VA.Mrs. Overstreet was an exceptional baker, loved dogs and spending time with her grandchildren.Survivors include her daughter Joyce (Jeff) Burr; son James (Flo) Overstreet; grandchildren Crystal, April, Brandon, Jacob, Stacey (Mark), Heather...
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Joyce M. Duncan

October 2, 1949 - October 23, 2016

Joyce M. (Kluska) Duncan, 67, of Mentor for the past 36 years, passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, October 23, 2016. Joyce was born on October 2, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio.She was a dedicated employee of Heinen's grocery store for over 25 years, retiring in 2010.Joyce enjoyed many things in life; crafts, cooking, Cleveland sports, and most notably camping with her husband, Rich at their...
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Conrad S. Syroney

November 27, 1934 - October 23, 2016

Conrad S. Syroney, age 81 of Mentor, formerly of Cleveland and Willowick, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016 at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. He was born November 27, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Syroney worked as a Data Methods Analyst for 31 years, at the Cuyahoga County Data Center. He attended Kent State University and was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his...
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Katherine Nason

September 5, 1978 - October 22, 2016

Katherine Nason, 38, of Tampa, Florida, passed away October 22, 2016 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa. She was born September 5, 1978 in Cleveland, Ohio. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her dog Jayden. Survivors are her mother, Deborah (Doug) Heiser; father, Thomas (Dona) Nason; siblings, Jennifer (Sean Bibb) Nason, Gina Major and David Heiser; her companion, Mohamed Elalem and his...
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Kathleen M. Durchik

August 8, 1955 - October 20, 2016

Kathleen M. (Comer) Durchik, 61, a lifelong Mentor resident died October 20, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born August 8, 1955 in Vallejo, California.Kathy grew up and raised a family in Mentor. She was a graduate of Mentor High School's class of 1973, Lakeland Community College and Cleveland State University earning degrees in Speech Pathology, Nursing and a Master's in...
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Patricia E. Rebol

August 18, 1957 - October 18, 2016

Patricia E. Rebol, 59, of Willoughby Hills, passed away October 18, 2016 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born August 18, 1957 in Cleveland.Patricia previously worked at Sharpy's 3S Subs in Euclid and Mentor as a Manager. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, as well as babysitting other children and she enjoyed listening to music, especially Pink Floyd. Survivors are her...
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John F. Kocis

July 16, 1924 - October 18, 2016

John F. Kocis, 92, a longtime Mentor resident, passed away October 18, 2016 at Normandy Senior Living Community in Rocky River. He was born July 16, 1924 in Newton Falls, OH. Mr. Kocis was a metallurgical engineer at TRW for over 30 years. A U.S. Navy veteran who served in WWII and the Korean War, he graduated from Youngstown State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. His hobbies...
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James Knierim

May 28, 1925 - October 17, 2016

James (Jim) Knierim, 91, a resident of Concord Township for the past 54 years and formerly of Mentor, passed away October 17, 2016 at his home. He was born May 28, 1925 in Mentor, Ohio. Jim was employed by Air Products & Chemicals in Cleveland where he worked in cryogenic maintenance field service for over 30 years. His job covered a 5 state territory. In his spare time, he enjoyed travelling...
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Sean Christopher Burton

December 8, 1977 - October 17, 2016

Sean Christopher Burton, age 38, born on December 8, 1977, Mother Mary's Feast Day, returned to Her loving arms October 17, 2016 at the David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland. Beloved son of Mary Ellen Lucas (Ray Holan); brother of Catherine (Ryan) Wank and Michael Burton; son of John (Robin) Burton; step brother of Naima, Sam and Charlie DiFranco; nephew of Michael (Mary Lou) Lucas and Marty ...
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Eva J. Strong

February 21, 1931 - October 17, 2016

Eva J. "Eve" Strong, age 85, of Madison, passed away October 17, 2016 at Lantern of Madison. She was born February 21, 1931 in Philadelphia, PA.Mrs. Strong had retired from National City Bank, where she worked in management. She attended the former Western College for Women in Oxford, OH. Mrs. Strong enjoyed reading, crafts, golfing and her grand dogs. She also had been a professional singer...
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Norman R. LaRiccia

October 4, 1942 - October 17, 2016

Norman M. LaRiccia, 74, of Concord Twp. passed away October 17, 2016 at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Hts. He was born October 4, 1942 in Cleveland.Mr. LaRiccia loved drag racing with his dear friends Ron Samsa and Jim Church. A loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend he was loved by all. Survivors are his wife, Ginny LaRiccia; son, Carl (Becky) LaRiccia; grandson, Ryan; his...
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Bettylee Wickham

October 19, 1932 - October 16, 2016

Bettylee Wickham, age 83 of Mentor, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Hospice House, Cleveland. She was born October 19, 1932 in Conneaut, OH.Mrs. Wickham was a loving homemaker, an avid bowler and enjoyed spending the winters down in Florida with her husband. She is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Garry) McClung; grandchildren, Mitchell (Sarah) McClung and Amy Albert; great grandchildren...
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Martha M. Wilson

April 2, 1924 - October 14, 2016

Martha M. Wilson, 92, of Concord Twp. passed away October 14, 2016 at Symphony of Mentor. She was born April 2, 1924 in Corinth, Mississippi. Mrs. Wilson was a homemaker. Her hobbies included playing bridge, cooking and watching Cleveland sports. She enjoyed boating, picnicking, traveling and talking with anyone and everyone. She was the family historian for her grandchildren's amusing sayings...
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George Clark Pence

March 11, 1944 - October 14, 2016

George Clark Pence, age 72, of Mentor, passed away Friday, October 14, 2016 at Heartland of Mentor, Mentor, Ohio. He was born March 11, 1944 in Morehead, KY.Mr. Pence was a machinist of 40 + years. He was a Mentor Headlands resident for over 30 years. He enjoyed riding his bicycle and visiting the Amvets Post 40, where he was a member for over 20 years, to have an occasional beer and hang with...
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Theodore A. Moreland

January 8, 1930 - October 12, 2016

Theodore A. Moreland, age 86, of Painesville Twp., passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Hospice House in Cleveland. He was born January 8, 1930 in East Cleveland, OH.A U.S. Navy veteran who proudly served his country, Theodore met and married his wife in Ireland before moving back to Ohio and working as a union carpenter for over 40 years. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, the culinary...
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Robert C. Borden

April 4, 1941 - October 12, 2016

Robert C. Borden, 75, of Mentor, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side October 12, 2016. He was born April 4, 1941 in Painesville.Mr. Borden worked as a SAS Specialist at Progressive in the Commercial Auto Division. His hobbies were gardening, amateur geology, crafts and building toy models with his grandchildren. Survivors are his wife, Kathleen; children, Gregory and...
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Virginia M. Plascak

January 9, 1940 - October 12, 2016

Virginia M. (Marason) Plascak, age 76, of Leroy Twp., passed away October 12, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. She was born January 9, 1940 in Cleveland.Mrs. Plascak enjoyed reading, shopping, traveling with her husband, nature and especially the fall season. Loving wife of 56 years to Andrew. Dear mother of Kathleen (Mark) Cross, Timothy (Linda Debernardi) Plascak, James (Terry)...
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Gerald L. Sutton

August 3, 1938 - October 9, 2016

Gerald L. Sutton, age 78, of Mentor for the past 54 years, formerly of West Virginia, passed away October 9, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby. He was born August 3, 1938 in Mill Creek, WV. He was also a resident of Philippi, Webster Springs, and Elkins WV before moving to Ohio to attend welding school in the early 1960's.Mr. Sutton worked as a welder for 40 years and retired from...
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Michael VonSeggern

March 24, 1947 - October 8, 2016

Michael VonSeggern, age 69, of Mentor, passed away Saturday, October 8, 2016 at his residence. He was born March 24, 1947 in Toledo, Ohio.Mr. VonSeggern was a gauge repairman at B&W Corp. for 30 years and a Willoughby South High School graduate, from the class of '65.He is survived by his wife of 43 years Carol (Henricksen) VonSeggern; son Craig (Ann Tramontana) VonSeggern; grandchildren:...
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Carl F. Enkler

October 5, 2016

Carl F. Enkler, age 91, passed away peacefully on Oct. 5, 2016, after a brief illness.Survived by his children Kathryn Eisler, Christine Enkler, Carol Enkler and Douglas Enkler, and grandchildren Evan Carl and Emma Leigh Hayford; he can now join his dearly departed wife Ione Flora Lee (nee Thomas), who passed away long before her time. A career teacher and guidance counselor with Euclid schools...
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William E. Craig

May 20, 1934 - October 5, 2016

William E. Craig, age 82, of Mentor, passed away October 5, 2016 at Mentor Woods Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was born May 20, 1934 in Bellaire, OH.After graduation from The Ohio State University with a Ph.D. in English, he worked as a teacher and in school administration. Mr. Craig also was an accountant and a technical writer for the City of Cleveland. He was an avid mystery reader,...
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Irma J. Kelly

June 24, 1927 - October 5, 2016

Irma J. Kelly, age 89, of Mentor for the past 24 years, formerly of Lyndhurst and High Point, NC, died Wednesday October 5, 2016 at Mentor Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Mentor. She was born June 24, 1927 in Cleveland.Mrs. Kelly was a homemaker. She was an avid golfer, playing golf with her husband at Pineridge, Orchard Hills, High Point and Black Brook Golf Courses.Survivors include...
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Judith B. Stauffer

December 2, 1942 - October 4, 2016

Judith B. Stauffer, 73, of Mentor, passed away October 4, 2016 at her home. She was born December 2, 1942 in Athens, OH.Judy was a homemaker the majority of her life. After raising her children she worked as a nurse's aide and also at Wiseco Piston along with her husband Donald. She was an animal lover and a dog mom to many over the course of her life.Survivors are her husband, Donald and her...
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Ruth M. Willour

November 20, 1911 - October 4, 2016

Ruth M. Willour, 104, of Mentor, passed away peacefully with family at her side on October 4, 2016 at Salida Woods Assisted Living in Mentor. Born November 20, 1911 in Harlan County, Nebraska, she also lived in Willowick and Florida before moving to Mentor.Ruth worked for Social Security in its earliest years in Baltimore and later in the accounting department of the U. S. Coast Guard in...
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Paul E. Keeley, Sr.

May 20, 1928 - October 3, 2016

Paul E. Keeley Sr., 88, of Leesburg, Florida, passed away October 3, 2016 at Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Hts. He was born May 20, 1928 in Salineville, OH.Mr. Keeley was a commercial painter, owner and president with the Boyd E. Hart Company for many years. A U.S. Army veteran who proudly served his country, his hobbies were flying, fishing and hunting.Paul is survived by his former wife,...
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Charles F. Helsius

July 9, 1953 - October 3, 2016

Charles F. Helsius, age 63 died on Monday October 3, 2016 in SanFrancisco, CA. Chuck was born July 9, 1953 in Painesville, Oh. He lived in cites around the U.S. and the world, settling in California over 10 years ago. He is survived by his brother George and several cousins. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents Franz and Helen Helsius and his brother Johnny.Currently his services are...
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Melva J. Balmat

September 4, 1937 - October 2, 2016

Melva J. (Wertenberger) Balmat age 79, of Mentor, formerly of Euclid, died Sunday October 2, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center, in Willoughby. She was born September 4, 1937 in Wadsworth. Mrs. Balmat was a LPN at the former Euclid General Hospital for over 25 years. A longtime member of St. John Vianney Church in Mentor, Melva graduated from Euclid High School Class of 1955. Survivors include her...
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Sam Myers

May 29, 1927 - October 1, 2016

Sam Myers, age 89, of Mentor, passed away October 1, 2016 at his residence with his loving daughter, Deborah at his side. He was born May 29, 1927 in Kalamazoo, MI.Mr. Myers had worked as an estate manager for the Shafer Estate located at the top of Little Mountain, where he enjoyed working outdoors and on the property. Sam was a loving husband and father. He was a very kind and compassionate...
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Mary Jane Gecik

August 8, 1919 - September 30, 2016

Mary Jane (Hanks) Gecik, age 97, of Mentor, passed away Friday September 30, 2016 surrounded by her family. She was born August 8, 1919 in Kenosha, WI.Heartfelt thanks to Crossroads Hospice for their loving and attentive care and comfort.Mary is survived by her daughter Sandra (Frank) Taddeo of Mentor; grandchildren Brian (Denise) Taddeo of Maine, Alan (Kate) Taddeo of Hartsgrove and Sara (Donald...
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Leonore Szymanski

June 28, 1923 - September 29, 2016

Leonore (Tomchak) Szymanski, age 93, of Mentor formerly of South Euclid, died Thursday September 29, 2016 at Mentor Woods Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Mentor. She was born June 28, 1923 in Saginaw, MI. Leonore is survived by her granddaughter Alexandra Szymanski; grandson Jacob Szymanski; son in law Leonard Blake; siblings: Jeannette (Bill) Pomidor and Joseph (Elizabeth) Tomchak; sister...
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Ashley M. Smithson

January 25, 1983 - September 28, 2016

Ashley M. Smithson, 33, of Cleveland, passed away at Euclid General Hospital on September 28, 2016. She was born January 25, 1983 in Painesville.Ashely was a reimbursement specialist at the Cleveland Clinic for 10 years. A North High School 2001 graduate, she enjoyed baking and spending time with family and friends.Survivors are her mother, Le Ann (Kevin) Lach; father, Douglas (Pamela) Smithson;...
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Michael V. Romeo

November 16, 1962 - September 27, 2016

Michael V. Romeo, 53, of Willowick, passed away September 27, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. He was born November 16, 1962 in Euclid.Michael worked as an upholsterer at Suburban Body Shop for many years.Survivors are his children, Ryan and Desiree Romeo; parents, John and Natalie Romeo Sr.; siblings, Denise (Tom) Irving and John (Diane) Romeo Jr.; his companion, Patricia Berke -...
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Irene Strozewski

December 4, 1921 - September 27, 2016

Irene (Piwinski) Strozewski, age 94, of Leroy, formerly of Cleveland, died Tuesday September 27, 2016 at Lantern of Madison. She was born December 4, 1921 in Cleveland. Survivors include her daughters, Donna (Myron) Telencio of Leroy Township and Lynda (Michael) Panfil of Painesville Township; grandchildren, Allison (Bernie) Cowan, Monique (Dan Norred) Evarts, Kelly Panfil, Holly (Ryan) Skully,...
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Terry R. Bramley

December 10, 1936 - September 26, 2016

Terry R. Bramley, age 79, a longtime Kirtland resident died Thursday September 29, 2016 at home. He was born December 10, 1936. Survivors include his sons: Greg (Cheryl) Bramley, Matt & Pete Bramley; grandchildren: Tricia (Bryan) Williams, Bryan, Ashley, Tiffany and Casey Bramley; great-grandson Colin,;sisters: Patty Beloat and Joanne (Floyd) Hinkle; brothers: Chuck Bramley and John (Ike)...
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Dolores K. Illner

February 24, 1940 - September 25, 2016

Dolores K. Illner, 76 of Pepper pike, died Sunday September 25, 2016 at Rose-Mary Center, Pepper Pike. She was born February 24, 1940 in Cleveland. Dolores was a survivor and endured a lifetime of health, physical & mental challenges. She had a true understanding of right & wrong, on occasions expressing her views. She engaged in social activities, swimming, music and was loved by many....
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Megan Alyssa Klucaric

January 4, 1995 - September 24, 2016

Megan Alyssa Klucaric, 21, of Mentor, passed away September 24, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. She was born January 4, 1995 in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.Megan was a beautiful, happy, loving young woman with a huge heart. She was passionate about music and art, and she loved to travel. She loved animals, especially her dogs Chester and Sniper and her cat Binx.Survivors include her...
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Alan R. Gronert

March 2, 1944 - September 21, 2016

Alan R. Gronert, 72, of Mentor passed away on September 21, 2016. He was born March 2, 1944 in Cleveland.Mr. Gronert worked as a shift manager at Arcelor Mittal Steel Company for 37 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran who proudly served his country.Alan graduated from Euclid High School, and attended Bowling Green State University and Ohio University. He was a motor-head, and avid gardener. He...
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William E. Zacur

March 9, 1935 - September 17, 2016

William "Bill" E. Zacur, age 81, of Mentor, passed away September 17, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. He was born March 9, 1935 in Indiana, PA.Mr. Zacur had worked in sales for car rental companies. He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed reading and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.He was preceded in death by his wife Sara (Holland), whom he married in 1961.A private service will be...
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Tyler Lewis Winslow

March 25, 1995 - September 17, 2016

Tyler Lewis Winslow, 21, of Mentor, passed away peacefully September 17, 2016 at home with his family by his side. He was born March 25, 1995 in Cleveland.Tyler was a Mentor High School graduate and attended The Ohio State University. He loved his family, Nicole, his friends and providing joy to others in everything he did. He loved to observe the world around him to quench his curiosity with...
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John F. Osborn

July 19, 1927 - September 16, 2016

John F. Osborn Sr., 89, of Madison passed away September 16, 2016 at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Twp. He was born July 19, 1927 in Elyria, Ohio. John retired from PMC Industries. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a long-time member of the Masons. John's hobbies included fishing, hunting, gardening, woodworking, golfing, tractors and loving and caring for his family. He is survived by his...
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Lisa Wilson

July 2, 1968 - September 15, 2016

Lisa Wilson, age 48, of Perry Twp., passed away September 15, 2016 in Willoughby with her family by her side. She was born July 2, 1968 in Euclid.Mrs. Wilson enjoyed fishing, canoeing, camping and four wheeling.Survivors include her children Shawn Wilson, Brittany Wilson-Newsome, Joseph and Micheal Eudell; mother Shirley Bowling; father Norman (Linda) Bowling; sisters Kim (Mark) Gregorc and...
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Robert Strong

September 11, 1928 - September 12, 2016

Robert "Bob" Strong, age 88, of Madison, passed away September 12, 2016 at Lantern of Madison. He was born September 11, 1928 in Geneva.Mr. Strong had retired as a Vice President of Trans Ohio Bank in Cleveland. He was an avid golfer, a Cleveland sports and The Ohio State University fan, loved dogs and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He attended Miami University in Oxford and graduated from...
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Kenneth A. Kay

December 26, 1960 - September 10, 2016

Kenneth A. "Kenny" Kay, age 55, of Thompson, formerly of Mentor and Euclid, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2016 at UH Geauga Medical Center, Chardon, Ohio. He was born December 26, 1960 in Euclid, Ohio. Kenny worked as an electrician at I.B.E.W. Local 38 for 30 years and was a Mentor High School graduate for the class of '79.Survivors include his wife Ann Marie Kay; siblings: Kathryn (Rick)...
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Caleb Charles Novak

July 24, 2016 - September 8, 2016

Caleb Charles Novak, infant son of Joseph and Holly Novak, passed away September 8, 2016 at Tri Point Medical Center in Concord Twp. He was born July 24, 2016 in Willoughby.Caleb Charles spent the first 4 1/2 weeks of his life at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in the NICU step down where he received so much love from his family as well as his nurses. He was a feisty lil man and we...
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Cheryl Evans Barabani

March 8, 1946 - September 7, 2016

Cheryl Evans Barabani of Kirtland, Ohio, died suddenly on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the age of 70. A kind and gentle soul, Cheryl was born on March 8, 1946 in West Springfield, MA daughter of Francis and Marjorie Adams Evans, and graduated from West Springfield High School class of 1964. She went to the University of Massachusetts where she completed undergraduate degrees in English in 1968...
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Rosemary McDonald

April 2, 1931 - September 6, 2016

Rosemary McDonald, 85, a longtime Mentor resident passed away September 6, 2016 at her home. She was born April 2, 1931 in St. Joseph, OH.Mrs. McDonald was an active member of the Wildwood Garden Club of Mentor since 2004 and Immaculate Conception Church of Willoughby, where she volunteered with the food bank and the bereavement tree. She received her nursing degree from St. Thomas Hospital...
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Arthur Harry Hinkel

August 25, 1922 - September 5, 2016

Arthur "Art" Harry Hinkel, age 94, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on August 25, 1922, and died on September 5, 2016. He was the youngest of seven children born to Gertrude Gilles Hinkel and Edward "E.J." Hinkel. His parents and siblings predeceased him.Art is survived by his three daughters: Carole Lynne (Joe Novak), of Southport, NC; Jan Davenport, of Concord, OH; and Conni Hinkel (Paul Stefanchik...
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Jeanne M. Kent

February 7, 1924 - September 4, 2016

Jeanne M. Kent, 92, of Chardon, passed away September 4, 2016 at Blossom Hill Nursing Home & Care Center in Huntsburg, OH. She was born February 7, 1924 in Akron, OH.Mrs. Kent worked as a receptionist at Mentor High School in the late 1960's. She then went to work for The American Red Cross in Painesville to help Vietnam War servicemen with their needs. She and her husband then retired to...
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Judith A. Carion

July 10, 1943 - September 4, 2016

Judith A. "Judy" (Garcia) Carion, age 73, of Painesville Twp, died Sunday September 4, 2016 at home. She was born July 10, 1943, Donora, PA. Mrs. Carion was employed by the Mentor Exempted Board of Education for 27 years as a Spanish teacher at Mentor High School. She enjoyed traveling, especially traveling to Spain with students.Survivors include her children: Chris (Melissa) Carion and Jennifer...
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Harold R. Heinz

February 11, 1926 - September 4, 2016

Harold R. Heinz age 90 of Painesville Twp, formerly of Concord and Mentor, died Sunday September 4, 2016 at home. He was born February 11, 1926 in Painesville, OH.Mr. Heinz was a retired horse trainer for Heinz Racing Stables, prior to that he was a partner of Barber & Heinz Roofing Company. He was a veteran of the Merchant Marines during WWII.Harold enjoyed watching all types of sports,...
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Bethany Campbell Mowrey

March 1, 1976 - August 31, 2016

Bethany Campbell Mowrey, age 40, of Hudson, OH, formerly of Redondo Beach, CA, died Wednesday August 31, 2016 at home surrounded by her family. She was born March 1, 1976 in Torrance, CA.Bethany loved being a wife of 17 years to Alan Mowrey and mother to Benson, Ella, Caroline & Lily Mowrey, daughter to Neal and Nancy Campbell, sister to David Campbell and Christi (Michael) Cluff, aunt to...
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Elisabeth Stalzer

November 18, 1923 - August 30, 2016

Elisabeth (Roethel) Stalzer, age 92 of Concord formerly of Euclid, died Tuesday August 30, 2016 in her home. She was born November 18, 1923.Mrs. Stalzer was a homemaker, and a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church. Elisabeth was also a long time member of the E.O.U.V. Ladies Auxiliary Lodge, where she also worked in the kitchen for catered affairs and club functions.Survivors include her...
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Ralph C. Miller

December 12, 1928 - August 30, 2016

Ralph C. Miller, age 87, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at Mentor Woods Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Mentor. He was born December 12, 1928 in Kirtland.Mr. Miller was a 1946 graduate of Mentor High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps. and played the tuba in the military band while stationed at Mitchel Field, Hempstead, Long Island, NY. He was a Project Engineer with...
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Bryce G. Thornton

January 24, 1927 - August 29, 2016

Bryce G. Thornton, 89, of Concord Twp., passed away August 29, 2016 at his home. He was born January 24, 1927 in Windsor, Ontario. Bryce was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada on January 24, 1927, as a child, he and his family moved back to their hometown of Fraserburgh, Scotland. He moved to the USA in 1947, sponsored by his uncle in...
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Nancy J. Wahlgren Bosley

May 16, 1941 - August 29, 2016

Nancy J. Wahlgren Bosley, age 75, of Concord, died Monday August 29, 2016 at home. She was born May 16, 1941 in Cleveland.Mrs. Wahlgren Bosley was a retired Executive Secretary for the American Cancer Society. She was past president of Willoughby Emblem Club #508 and a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church.Survivors include her brother Mitchell (Geraldine) Sajetowski; niece Mary (John) Marino;...
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Betty Romischer

February 9, 1928 - August 29, 2016

Betty Romischer of Mentor passed away August 29, 2016. Born Betty Jean Ballentine February 9, 1928 in Palmyra, OH.Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Charles Romischer. Survivors include her son William Romischer; daughter Sally (Donald C.) Mohney and son Jack (JoAnn) Romischer; grandchildren Jennifer (Joseph) Siders,...
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John J. Waldron

November 18, 1928 - August 29, 2016

John J. Waldron, 87, of Mentor passed away August 29, 2016 at Brookdale at Newell Creek in Mentor. He was born November 18, 1928 in Cleveland. John grew up on a farm in Geneva with his ten brothers and sisters. He attended Platt R. Spencer high school playing baseball and basketball. Upon graduation, he attended John Carroll University and completed his degree in mechanical engineering at...
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Mary A. Bell

March 27, 1931 - August 28, 2016

Mary A. (Deak) Bell age 85 of Eastlake, died Sunday August 28, 2016 at home. She was born March 27, 1931 in Chardon, Ohio.Mrs. Bell was a homemaker. Survivors include her children: Cindy Clark, Helen (Dave) Goodman, Samantha (Sam) Candela, Lewis (Angela) Bell, Rosemary (Ted) Vitale, Steven (Jan) Bell and Greg (Margaret) Bell; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; siblings: Chuck (Jean) Deak,...
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Richard M. Winter

September 26, 1930 - August 26, 2016

Richard M. "Dick" Winter, age 85, passed away Friday, August 26, 2016 at his residence in Concord Twp. He was born September 26, 1930 in the Bronx, NYC, NY. He was a resident of the area since 1965.Mr. Winter was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean Conflict. He was an Engineer at General Electric, a member of Rotary and the Mentor Chamber.Survivors include his wife of 63 years,...
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Ellen M. Corlette

September 14, 1941 - August 26, 2016

Ellen M. Corlette, 74, of Mentor passed away August 26, 2016 at Heartland of Mentor Nursing Home. She was born September 14, 1941 in Cleveland.Mrs. Corlette was a homemaker. A member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church, she was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Hobbies of hers included bowling, playing cards and reading books. Survivors include her husband, James...
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Wilfred T. Smith

September 4, 1929 - August 25, 2016

Reverend Wilfred T. Smith, age 86, entered into rest August 25, 2016 at Jennings Home for older adults. He was born September 4, 1929 in Lakewood.Ordained a priest for the Diocese of Cleveland in 1956. Emeritus Pastor at St. Mary of the Assumption (Mentor), and parochial victor at St. Philip Neri, Holy Name, St. Robert (Euclid), St. Mary's (Wooster), St. Peter (Brookpark) and Immaculate...
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Robert S. Black

March 22, 1940 - August 24, 2016

Robert S. Black, age 76, a lifelong Mentor resident, passed away August 24, 2016 at Tripoint Medical Center in Concord Twp. with his family by his side. He was born March 22, 1940 in Cleveland.Mr. Black had worked as a tax analyst for Republic Steel and LTV Steel. He earned his bachelor degree from Kent State University in 1963 and graduated from Mentor High School in 1959. He was an avid...
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Declan Frank & Jacob Grayson Hogya

August 23, 2016 - August 23, 2016

Declan Frank & Jacob Grayson Hogya, twin infant sons of Christopher James and Melissa Mary (Kearns) Hogya, where born and died, Tuesday August 23, 2016 at U.H.H.S. Geauga Medical Center, Chardon, OH. Declan and Jacob were taken from this world too soon. These beautiful baby boys passed away in their parents arms; and are now two shining stars in the sky.Besides their parents they are survived...
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Raymond Ferris, Sr.

February 5, 1931 - August 23, 2016

Raymond "Ray" Ferris Sr, age 85, of Painesville, passed away August 23, 2016 at Heartland of Mentor. He was born February 5, 1931 in Newbury.Mr. Ferris retired from Tridelta Industries, Inc. in 2001 where he had worked on the assembly line. Prior to that he had worked in janitorial services for the Great Lakes Mall and Longfellow Elementary in Eastlake.He was a founding member of Willoughby...
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Rita Taylor

September 13, 1919 - August 23, 2016

Rita Taylor, 96, a longtime Mentor on the Lake resident passed away August 23, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. She was born September 13, 1919 in Cleveland. She attended Villa Angela Academy and proceeded onto business school. She was hired by Wilson Sporting Goods and was an executive secretary before she met her husband and became a homemaker. Survivors include her sons, Hal ...
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David E. Kranz

March 10, 1943 - August 20, 2016

David E. "Dave" Kranz, age 73, a lifelong Mentor resident, died Saturday August 20, 2016 at Hospice House, Cleveland, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 10, 1943 in Cleveland.Dave was a 1962 graduate of Mentor High School. He then attended the former Fenn College. Dave retired from Safety Kleen Corporation as a Customer Compliance Instructor where nationally he delivered...
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Marolyn R. Lentz

January 23, 1924 - August 19, 2016

Marolyn R. "Mickey" (McVey) Lentz, age 92,of Avon Lake, formerly of Mentor on the Lake, died Friday August 19, 2016 at Ames Family Hospice with her daughter by her side. She was born January 23, 1924 in Cleveland.Mrs. Lentz was a school crossing guard in the Mentor Exempted Village school system. Prior to that she worked at the former Bailey Meter as an assembler.Survivors include her daughter...
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Jacob A. Goss

October 8, 2005 - August 19, 2016

Jacob A. Goss, age 10, a lifelong Mentor resident, passed away Friday August 19, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born October 8, 2005 in Painesville.Jacob would have been a 5th grader at Garfield Elementary School in Mentor. Survivors include his mother Heather (Beedie) Goss; father Jeff (Lauren) Goss; sister Ashley Goss; brother Benjamin Goss; grandparents: William (Sandra) Beedie...
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Joseph Kostka

March 7, 1962 - August 17, 2016

Joseph "Big Joe" Kostka, age 54, a lifelong resident of Willoughby, died Wednesday August 17, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born March 7, 1962 in Willoughby.Big Joe worked in the Service Department for the City of Willoughby for 30 years. He was a graduate of North High School, Class of 1981. He was a Cleveland sports fan, a bowler, golfer and card player. Among his many joys in...
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Lynn French

July 7, 1958 - August 15, 2016

Lynn French, age 58, of Mentor, died Monday August 15, 2016 at her sister's home surrounded by her family and friends. She was born July 7, 1958 in San Bernardino, CA.Lynn was an STNA at Golden Living Center in Kirtland for the past 38 years. She volunteered for the City of Mentor Beautification Commission, Ladies Auxiliary for Amvets Post #40 and coordinating the Marine Drum and Bugle Corp....
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Claudia J. Vaigl

December 20, 1948 - August 14, 2016

Claudia J. (Danes) Vaigl, age 67, of Madison, died Sunday August 14, 2016 under the loving care of family, friends, Heartland of Mentor and Hospice of the Western Reserve. She was born December 20, 1948 in Bedford, VA.Claudia bred Labrador and Chesapeake Bay Retrievers under the name Von Hausman Kennels in Geneva Township since the 1980's. She was a tireless champion and devoted ambassador...
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James A. Brock

April 4, 1934 - August 12, 2016

James "Jim" A. Brock, 82, of Concord Township passed away August 12, 2016. He was born April 4, 1934 in Zanesville Ohio. He was a loving husband to his wife of 56 years, Inge (Rieder) Brock; devoted father to Ramona (John) Wolf and Roberta Brock; and a cherished grandfather to Brittany, Alex, and Alexia. He will be forever missed by his loving family. A private memorial service will be held at a...
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Albina M. Egensperger

April 4, 1931 - August 11, 2016

Albina M. "Al" (Sheller) Egensperger, age 85, of Mentor for the past 61 years, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at University Hospital in Cleveland. She was born April 4, 1931 in Cleveland.Mrs. Egensperger was a homemaker and had worked as a receptionist for 19 years for Lake County Probate Court in Painesville. She was a 1949 graduate of Euclid Central High School. A volunteer for the Lake County...
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Leroy H. Faust

December 8, 1933 - August 10, 2016

Leroy H. Faust, age 82, of Mentor formerly of Willoughby, passed away August 10, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center. He was born December 8, 1933 in Willoughby.Mr. Faust had retired as a machinist from the former Addressograph/Multigraph. He enjoyed camping and fishing with his family.Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Carol (Boyd); daughters Beth Faust and Penny (David) Faust-Uchbar; 2...
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Thomas J. McAtee, Sr.

March 24, 1935 - August 8, 2016

Thomas J. McAtee Sr., 81, of Madison passed away August 8, 2016 at Hospice House in Cleveland. He was born March 24, 1935 in Frostburg, Maryland.Mr. McAtee worked at General Electric for 37 years. He enjoyed boating, the outdoors, and especially spending time at "Camp" with his family.Survivors are his wife, Margaret; children, Diane (David) Beseda, Brenda (James) McCosby, Thomas J. (Linda)...
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Charles R. Bolden, Sr.

May 3, 1934 - August 8, 2016

Charles R. Bolden Sr. age 82 of Mentor, died Monday August 8, 2016 at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 3, 1934 in Euclid.Mr. Bolden was a Co-owner and operator of Eastern Slip Covers Inc. for more than 50 years until his retirement in 2005. Charles was a member of St. Bede the Venerable Church, Mentor. He was a graduate of Euclid High School class of 1952. He was a member of the...
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Martha Durham Martin

January 12, 1941 - August 7, 2016

Martha Durham Martin, 75, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, August 7, 2016, with her husband at her bedside. The daughter of Elisha & Mary Durham, she was born on January 12th, 1941, in Morton, Pennsylvania. Martha traveled extensively with her family to Chicago, New Jersey, Pittsburgh, New York, El Paso Texas. She lived in Germany for 4 years upon returning lived in California and then...
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Leonard L. Wilcox

August 21, 1952 - August 7, 2016

Leonard L. Wilcox, age 63, of Painesville Twp., passed away August 7, 2016 at Briar Hill Assisted Living in Middlefield. He was born August 21, 1952 in Painesville.Mr. Wilcox had worked in the restaurant industry and at Middlefield Cheese. He was a U.S. Army veteran.Survivors include his daughters; Katrina (Ric) Moore, Vanessa Renee Wasson and Tabitha Wasson; grandchildren Elaina Ann and Locke...
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Stephanie Getts

October 18, 1951 - August 5, 2016

Stephanie (Meyer) Getts, age 64, of Chardon, died Friday August 5, 2016 at Heather Hill Care Communities. She was born October 18, 1951 in Cleveland.Mrs. Getts was a machine operator for EGC Inc. in Chardon. Prior to that she worked security at Morton Salt and Mentor High School.Survivors include her sons: Raymond E. and Karl Getts.She is preceded in death by her husband Raymond E. Getts Sr.;...
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Frances McGlone

January 6, 1919 - August 4, 2016

Frances McGlone, 97, of Concord Twp., passed away August 4, 2016 at her home. She was born January 6, 1919 in Washington, PA. Frances worked for Ohio Rubber for 20 years, retiring in 1981. In her younger years she enjoyed fishing, traveling, crocheting, ceramics and reading, her ultimate passion was spending time with her family. Survivors include her daughters, Susan (James) Burke and Fran ...
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Frank J. Bokar

May 3, 1941 - August 2, 2016

Frank J. Bokar, age 75, passed away, Tuesday, August 2, 2016. He was born May 3, 1941 in Cleveland, OH. Mr. Bokar was a long time employee of Caterpillar before retiring from Walmart in 2015. He was a US Marine Veteran and enjoyed golfing, going to casinos, fishing and was an avid Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Indians fan and was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, in...
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Frank W. Zalar

June 18, 1941 - August 2, 2016

Frank W. Zalar, 75, a Mentor resident, passed away August 2, 2016 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born June 18, 1941 in East Cleveland.Mr. Zalar was the owner of Zalar Financial Services for 23 years. Prior to that he worked at Reuter Stokes (GE), American Ship Building, Citizens Financial and Ernst & Ernst. After graduating in 1959 from St. Joseph High School he attended John Carroll...
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Kathleen L. Loga

June 28, 1946 - July 28, 2016

Kathleen L. Loga, 70, of Concord Twp., OH, passed away July 28, 2016 at her home with her family by her side. She was born June 28, 1946 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Mrs. Loga was a bank teller for many years and also worked for Riverside School District for several years. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister she will be deeply missed by all who loved her. Survivors include her husband,...
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Joseph R. Carion

May 10, 1937 - July 26, 2016

Joseph R. "Ray" Carion, age 79,of Painesville Twp, died Tuesday July 26, 2016 at Tri-Point Medical Center, Concord. He was Born May 10, 1937, New Kensington, PA. Mr. Carion was employed by the Kirtland Board of Education for 27 years at the high school. He was a teacher, guidance counselor, football coach and athletic director, throughout his career. He enjoyed golf and the Pittsburgh Steelers...
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Robert Sedivy

March 30, 1947 - July 23, 2016

Robert Sedivy age 69 of Chagrin Falls, died Saturday July 23, 2016 at Kensington Care Center, Aurora. He was born March 30, 1947 in Cleveland. Survivors include his longtime companion: Debra Swetel, sons: Rob (Polly) Kondrat, Greg and Matt (Bilijana) Sedivy, grandsons: Robert Paul "RP" Kondrat and Spencer G Sedivy, daughter Laura Dombroski, his niece Charmayne Zurga, George Hargrave and a brother...
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Kay A. Bazelides

January 15, 1952 - July 23, 2016

Kay A. Bazelides (nee Hannan), age 64, of Concord, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 23, 2016. Beloved wife of Joseph; loving mother of Paul; daughter of the late Thomas and Marion Hannan; dear sister of Jane Murphy (Tom), Ed Hannan (Karen) and Tom Hannan; dearest Godmother and aunt of many. Contributions may be made to Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 8121 Deepwood Blvd.,...
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Nancy A. Anderson Spinks

June 15, 1936 - July 21, 2016

Nancy A. Anderson Spinks, age 80, of Concord Twp., formerly of Mentor, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016 at Hospice House, Cleveland, surrounded by her family. She was born June 15, 1936, in Quincy, Massachusetts.Mrs. Spinks was a secretary at Progressive Insurance and formerly served as the President of the Mentor High School PTA for many years. Nancy loved life, friends, her children, grand...
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John D. Agnew

January 1, 1944 - July 19, 2016

John D. "Skip" Agnew, age 72, of Mentor, died Tuesday July 19, 2016 at Heartland of Mentor, surrounded by his family. He was born January 1, 1944 in Romulus, NY.Mr. Agnew was a retired Computer Analyst from Avery Dennison International where he had worked for 30 years. He was an Aircraft Maintenance Officer serving in Thailand during the Vietnam War for the US Air Force.Survivors include his wife...
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Ronald L. Masal

January 4, 1947 - July 18, 2016

Ronald L. Masal, 69, of Daytona Beach, Florida passed away July 18, 2016 at Regency Hospital in Warrensville Hts. He was born January 4, 1947 in Cleveland.Mr. Masal worked as a human resource manager at Zircoa where he served the aerospace industry in this capacity for over 25 years. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and music.Survivors include his children, Ronald E. (Wendie) Masal and...
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Donna Joyce Kinzer

October 18, 1938 - July 17, 2016

Donna Joyce (Wallin) Kinzer, of Bowling Green, OH and Mentor, passed away Sunday July 17, 2016. Donna was born in Jamestown, NY on October 18, 1938. She went to Jamestown High School and went on to graduate from Mt. Sinai School of Nursing in Cleveland, OH. She married Donald W. Kinzer, and they enjoyed over 50 years of happiness and love. Donna worked as a nurse practitioner for many years at...
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Rudolph Skok

March 29, 1922 - July 17, 2016

A funeral Mass for Rudolph "Rudy" Skok, 94, of Mentor, will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor. Mr. Skok died July 17, 2016, at Lake West Hospital. Born March 29, 1922 in Betula, PA, he lived in Mentor for the past 48 years. He was a graduate of Otto/Otto-Eldred High School, Duke Center, PA, Class of 1940, and a graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of...
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Harry R. Perdue

September 30, 1932 - July 16, 2016

Harry R. Perdue, age 83, of Mentor on the Lake, passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby. He was born September 30, 1932 in Macbeth, West Virginia. Mr. Perdue worked as an inspector for General Motors for many years.He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nila; children Harry (Beverly) Perdue Jr., Linda (Earl) Holloway Jr., and Steven Perdue; grandchildren,...
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Merle C. Milmine

November 11, 1929 - July 15, 2016

Merle C. Milmine, 86, of Mentor, passed away July 15, 2016 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. She was born November 11, 1929 in Columbus.Mrs. Milmine's life was devoted to her family. She offered faithful support for her children and was always available to listen or help them in any way. She took an active role in Don Milmine Appliance and Interstate Battery. Merle loved to cook. She...
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Carol A. Robinson

August 2, 1963 - July 14, 2016

Carol A. Robinson, age 52, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2016 surrounded by her family and best friend. Until she turned 18, Carol answered to her nickname "Deannie".some family members still call her by that name. Carol was born in Willoughby and lived her early years in Mentor. In 1973, her family moved to Cleveland Heights and she graduated from Cleveland Heights High School in 1982. ...
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Jane T. Mauter

August 8, 1928 - July 14, 2016

Jane T. (Rumpf) Mauter, age 87, of Mentor, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2016 with family by her side at Brookdale at Newell Creek. She was born August 8, 1928 in Toledo and moved to Mentor in 1958.Mrs. Mauter was a homemaker, and worked as a Secretary for Mentor Schools from 1975-1980. She then worked for The City of Mentor as the Cultural Activities Coordinator for Wildwood Cultural Center...
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Eleanor A. Bloomstine

January 1, 1929 - July 11, 2016

Eleanor A. Bloomstine, age 87, passed away Monday, July 11, 2016 at Tripoint Medical Center, Concord Twp. She was born January 1, 1929 in New Britain, Connecticut.After relocating from Connecticut to Hubbard, Ohio, Eleanor met Charles Robert, aka "Bob", the love of her life. The couple married on September 14th, 1950 at Westminster Church in Youngstown, Ohio. They shared 47 beautiful years...
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William F. Baizel

February 16, 1931 - July 10, 2016

William F. Baizel, 85, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016 at his home in Perry surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 16, 1931 in Eveleth, MN. Bill was a U.S. Navy Veteran, retired machinist, and a Euclid Auxiliary Police Officer for many years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, son, and brother. He touched the hearts of so many and will be deeply...
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Margaret Fletcher

February 6, 1925 - July 6, 2016

Margaret "Peggy" Fletcher (nee: Martin), age 91 of Mentor, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Salida Woods Assisted Living, Mentor, OH. She was born February 6, 1925 in Painesville, OH to Joseph and Mary Martin. A lifelong teacher and adventurer, Peggy loved her family fiercely and lived for parties. She made the most of her 91 years and leaves behind many family and friends that will miss...
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