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Dorothy M. (Davis) Lagania, age 84 of Perry Twp, formerly of Mentor, passed away May 22, 2017 at the Jennings Center for Older Adults in Garfield Heights. She was born April 13, 1933 in Cleveland.

Mrs. Lagania had taught PSR and Catechism classes at St. Mary Margaret Church in South Euclid. She attended St. Cyprian Church in Perry Twp. Mrs. Lagania had graduated from Notre Dame High School. She also loved to read.

Survivors include her children Kathleen (William) Popovic, Joseph Paul (Barbara) Lagania Jr, Mary Grace Sferra and Peter (Elizabeth) Lagania; grandchildren Michael J. (Fiancée Kaila Lakatos) Turovsky, Hannah and Nicholas Sferra, Jeremy (Jennifer) Lagania, Josh (Shelly) Lagania, Jeanette (J.T.) Jordan, Laura (Josh) Trameco and Jamie (Alison) Lagania; great grandchildren Samantha, Jacob, Jocelyn, Jolie, Kaylin and Dylan.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Sr.; granddaughter Jessica and son in law Patrick Sferra.

Funeral mass will be held 9 am Saturday May 27, 2017 at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor, OH 44060. Please meet at church.

Family will receive friends from 4-8 pm Friday at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.

Inurnment will be in Perry Twp. cemetery at a later date.

Contributions may be made in Mrs. Lagania's memory to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, OH 44194-4924 or to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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