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Funeral mass for Alice A. Mrzena, 78, of Mentor, will be 10 a.m. Monday December 11, 2017 at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, 9114 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor (Please meet at the church.)

Mrs. Mrzena passed away December 3, 2017 at the Slovene Home for the Aged in Cleveland.

Born January 7, 1939 in Cleveland, Alice earned her RN at St. Vincent Charity Hospital, her Bachelor's Degree from Lake Erie College and her Master's Degree from Ashland University. She worked as an RN for Mentor Public Schools for 31 years before retiring in 2003. She was honored with the Excellence in teaching award. She belonged to the Christ Child Society and Mentor Women's Club. She enjoyed sewing, playing bridge and water aerobics. Her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren and she now joins her "Honey" in Heaven.

Survivors include her children, Katherine (Scot) Zimmerman, Christine Kovacs, Scott (Kim) Mrzena, and Ellen (Michael) Clinton; grandchildren, Amanda, Ryan, Kyle, Katie, Ben, Sarah, Emily, Abby, Hannah and Grace; brother, Joseph (Fran) Andrasak; sister in law, Dolly (Jim) Hartnagle; nieces; and a nephew.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; son, Ryan; and her parents, Joseph and Helen Andrasak.

The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor. The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of the Western Reserve and the Slovene Home for the loving care they provided during their time caring for Alice. Contributions may be made to St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, 9114 Lakeshore Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060 or to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland, OH 44110-2602 or donate online at or to the Slovene Home for the Aged, 18621 Neff Rd., Cleveland, OH 44119.

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