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Elizabeth "Liz" Kirchner (Gondek), 69, of Mentor, died July 29, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic Main Campus with her loving husband and daughters by her side. She was born December 11, 1947 in Cleveland, Ohio. Elizabeth attended Our Lady of Good Council elementary school and James Ford Rhodes High School. In 1977 she married David and together they celebrated 40 years of marriage this May.

Before having children, Elizabeth enjoyed a career in the Pensions and Trust Department at National City Bank. After having children Elizabeth remained at home as a homemaker, wife, and devoted and loving mother.

In her free time, Elizabeth thoroughly enjoyed playing bingo and winning big at the casino. She also enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Elizabeth was a devout Catholic, and had a special devotion and love for our Virgin Mother.

Surviving Elizabeth is her husband, David; daughters, Jeannette (Jason) Perkins and Jacqueline (Dallas) McLaughlin; grandchildren: Keira, Kaelyn, Isaac, Jacob and (her namesake) Elizabeth; and her brother Thomas (Carole) Gondek. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Anna and Joseph Skovronek, her parents, Stanley and Anne Gondek, and her sister Barbara McKimmey.

A funeral service to celebrate Elizabeth's life will be held at 12 p.m. Friday, August 4, 2017 at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor, OH 44060.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday before mass in the Gathering Space at St. John Vianney Church.

Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH 44060.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Elizabeth's name to Cleveland Clinic Hospice, 6801 Brecksville Rd #10, Cleveland, OH 44131.

Entombment will be in Mentor Cemetery, Mentor, OH at a later date.

Offer condolences at www.brunners.com