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Maria Lagusch, age 94 passed away on February 14, 2018 in Columbus, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband Iwan "John" and her parents Emil and Kristina Apatzky. She is survived by children Alexander (Jane) and Amy (Jeffry) Swanson; beloved grandson's Bradley, Jeffrey (Noelle) Lagusch and Jonathan (Melissa) Swanson and cherished "greats" William, Maria and Addison Lagusch.

Maria was born in Belarus, Russia and emigrated to the United States in 1950 where she later became a proud US citizen. She loved living in Mentor and her "palace" on Burridge Avenue. It was the best location in the nation. She enjoyed working at the former Intorcio's Restaurant and also for Fluid Controls. Maria was a devoted member of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church and valued her many friendships there.

A funeral service will be held 7 pm Friday, February 23, 2018 at St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, 9650 Johnnycake Ridge Rd, Mentor, OH 44060. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 pm Friday prior to the service.

A casket closing service will be held 10 am Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the church.

Interment will be in Mentor Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Nicholas Church, Icon Fund, 9650 Johnnycake Ridge, Mentor, Ohio 44060.

Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor, OH. Offer condolences at