Babitt-Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

In 2016, Busch Funeral and Crematory Services acquired Babitt Funeral Home in North Royalton, bringing over 100 years of trusted experience to the community. We’re typically onsite seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and we’re available 24/7 at 1-440-237-4569. For turn-by-turn directions, click "view larger map" on the right column of this page, then click "directions" and enter your address.

This facility features plenty of on-site parking and is designed to provide families with a warm and comfortable atmosphere, which includes an inviting fireplace setting for reminiscing with family and friends. This funeral home is also conveniently located nearest to our Parma location, which features an on-site crematory. This means that visitors who choose cremation can be confident that their loved one will never leave our care.

When you arrive, you’ll find a Busch staff member to greet you and assist you with any of your questions or needs. Your family and loved ones will receive exceptional care during your time with us, and be welcomed by the warmth of our tastefully decorated interiors and visitation rooms.

We invite you to visit our North Royalton funeral home to see the Busch difference for yourself. Contact us today for answers to any questions you have about the burial, cremation or preplanning process.

Busch is Northeast Ohio’s preferred choice for burial, cremation and preplanning services.


Our Obituaries

Violet M. Lepa

July 12, 1930 - May 2, 2020

VIOLET M. LEPA (nee Csokmay), age 89 of North Royalton. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Lepa. Cherished daughter of the late Mrs. Marie Csokmay; dear sister of Priscilla "Pat" Prizzi (Joseph, deceased) and John Csokmay (Jean Grieco); dearest aunt of John Csokmay (deceased) and David Csokmay (Chris); great-aunt of Joseph Csokmay; loving cousin and friend of many. Passed away on Saturday, May 2,...
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Christine Reichenbach Lewis

June 16, 1946 - April 16, 2020

Christine Reichenbach Lewis, 73, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 16, 2020 at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born June 16, 1946 in Tiffin, Ohio to the late Frederick E. and Mary A. (Collins) Hutchison. She was a 1964 graduate of Scipio Republic High School and a 1968 graduate of Bluffton University with a BS in Education. After years of being apart she reconnected with her first love...
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Phillis A. Gugliotta

September 14, 1946 - April 12, 2020

PHILLIS A. GUGLIOTTA (NEE DeFRANSICO), 73; beloved wife of Gerald "Jerry" of 49 years; loving mother of Maria Dowdy (Michael, deceased), Ed (Kris) and Jerry (Lisa); cherished nana of Nicole (Seth), Justin, Ryan (Mikayla) and Jacob; great nana of Hazel and one on the way; sister of Karen Rhea (Joe) and the late Grace Clyde (Thomas); aunt and friend of many. Passed away Sunday, April 12, 2020....
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Lucian D. LiPera

May 20, 1947 - April 4, 2020

LUCIAN D. LiPERA, 72 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Sylvia (Nee Chrzanowski); step father of Jason Cureton (Amanda), Jeffrey Cureton (Jacqueline); Grandfather of Benjamin, Alexander, Madeline; son of the late Ross and Mary; step son of the late Jeanne; uncle of Robert (Rose), Adam (Kari), Michael (Sabrina), Brian. Brother of Mary Bonnell (deceased); brother- in-law of Greg, Teresa Lussier ...
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Robert A. Fertal, Sr.

September 10, 1937 - March 25, 2020

ROBERT A. FERTAL, SR, 82 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of the late Carol (Nee Bauer). Dear father of Robert, Jr. (Karen), Nancy Conroy (the late Jim), Joann Woods (Scott). Devoted Papa of Erin, Carolyn, Jimmy (Kara), Brandon and Nick. Great grandfather of Lexi and dear friend to many. Passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Robert was a US Navy veteran. Private interment at Ohio Western...
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Geraldine C. Black

July 26, 1923 - March 24, 2020

GERALDINE C. BLACK (NEE BROOKS), 96. Beloved wife of the late Charlie; dear mother of Thomas, Douglas (Karen), Charles (Linda), Maryann Chicwak, Michael (Janet), Sandra O'Dell (Douglas) and Timothy (Sally). Cherished grandmother of 12, great grandmother of 19 and great great grandmother of 1. Loving sister of 4 brothers and 4 sisters all deceased. Passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Private...
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Lillian O'Connell

January 19, 1924 - March 8, 2020

Lillian O'Connell (nee Smigelski) 96; Passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020. Beloved wife of the late Francis; loving mother of Kathleen (Kevin White), Maureen Collins (Kevin), Peggy Ruhsmeyer (Mark), Daniel (Pamela), and Diane Kobunski (John); grandmother of 9; great grandmother of 6. In lieu of flowers memorials may be forwarded to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH...
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James E. Blaha

August 24, 1954 - March 3, 2020

James E. Blaha, beloved son of Norma E. (nee Pampanini) and the late James J. Blaha, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the age of 65. Beloved brother of Judy A. Albaugh (Robert), Jeffry A. (Elaine), Mark C. (Sandra), Gregory T. (Deborah) and Lisa M. Duliba (Daniel). Uncle of Jennifer Judson, Renee Primrose, David Albaugh, Sarah Uguccini, Garrett, Melissa, Charlotte Heike, Natalie, Brittany,...
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June Leota Szemer

August 18, 1930 - February 14, 2020

June L. Szemer (nee Spellman), age 89, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of the late former Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Henry J. Szemer who passed away in December 2004; loving sister of Floyd Spellman (deceased), Mildred Baker (Dick), Judith Patrell (Donald, deceased), Roberta Newman, and Merrily Esseltine; dearest daughter of the late John and Agnes (nee Litwinski) Spellman; cherished aunt...
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Richard H. Fowler

December 4, 1933 - February 10, 2020

Richard H. Fowler, 86, of North Royalton, beloved husband of Rosemary (nee Romano); loving father of Gregory (Elizabeth), Sally Weir (William) and Susan Gladyszewski (Thomas); grandfather of Kelsey (Ben), Hannah (Jason), Robert (Courtney), Samuel, Luke, Abigail and Lily; great grandfather of Elias; brother of the late Adelbert (Gloria); and family member of Edward (Amy), Matthew (Desiree), Alane ...
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Edward Stephen Pawloski, Jr.

February 18, 1954 - February 6, 2020

EDWARD S. PAWLOSKI, Jr., age 65 of North Royalton. Cherished son of the late Edward S. Pawloski, Sr. and Lillian Pawloski (nee Hoffman). Dear brother of Virginia (deceased), David (deceased), Karen Tyler (Ken), Lisa Sniezek (Nick) and Mark; uncle of Shanelle, John, Cody and Hannah; great uncle of five; friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Service at the funeral home on...
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Theodore Mark "Ted" Ahrens

September 17, 1954 - February 1, 2020

Theodore Mark "Ted" Ahrens, age 65, of Malta, Ohio, passed away suddenly on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at his home surrounded by his furry friends. Ted was born in Cleveland, Ohio and was a 1972 graduate of Cleveland Benedictine High School. He worked as a general Contractor at A&W Construction in Cleveland, and also worked at American Spring Wire in Bedford, Ohio. Ted was the Co-Owner and...
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Rita Marie Flanagan

August 7, 1921 - October 2, 2019

Rita Marie Flanagan (nee Hart), age 98, beloved wife of the late Aloysius "Al" Flanagan; loving mother of Mary Patricia David (deceased) (Walter dec.), Kevin (dec.) (Jane Ann Esson), Eileen Williston (Robert dec.), Catherine, Dennis (Therese Maloney), Sheila Badal (Peter), Brian (Laura Wojcik), Timothy (Gale Lane), John Patrick (dec.), Barry (Pamela Franek), and Margaret; grandmother of 28, great...
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Barbara Jean Lightner

October 15, 1935 - August 7, 2019

Barbara Jean Lightner (nee Wolanin), age 83, of North Royalton, Ohio, was born in Clymer, Pennsylvania to Walter and Nellie Wolanin. Beloved wife for 54 years of James Lee Lightner; dearest mother of Jim Lightner (wife, Cathy) of Hudson, Ohio, and Judy Lightner of Medina, Ohio; adored grandmother of Meredith, Carliann, Collin, Brenden, Drew, Jenna, and Kara; dear sister of Genevieve Deleandro and...
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Leona J. Vinck

February 13, 1932 - July 15, 2019

Leona J. Vinck, age 87. Beloved wife of the late Harold L. Vinck. Dear mother of Sandra Hovatter (Phil), Sharon Ramirez (Adalberto), and Larry Parks (Iris). Step mother of Mark Vinck and Lourene Muzika. Grandmother of Christopher, Brian, Jenny (Tony Martinez), Albert and Jaimie. Great grandmother of Zoey, Aaron, Allyson and Leigha. Sister of Robert Miller (the late Dolores), and the late Margaret...
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Michael Joseph "Mike" Marsalko

August 23, 1951 - June 26, 2019

Michael Joseph "Mike" Marsalko, age 67, of Sagamore Hills, Ohio; beloved husband of Amy Jo Marsalko (nee Kachler); dear son of the late Rita (nee Mallett) Marsalko and the late William Marsalko; loving brother of Nancy Cendrowski (Charles), David Marsalko (Kathy), Donna Kwasny (Barry), Laura Vaughn (Wesley), and William "Bill" Marsalko, Jr.; cherished uncle of Brian, Cheryl, Nicholas, Aubrey,...
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Joseph J. Prizzi

April 14, 1931 - May 7, 2019

Joseph J. Prizzi, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the age of 87. Beloved husband of Priscilla "Pat" (nee Csokmay) of 67 years, brother of John (Mary) and the late Marie Hare (Glenn), Ernest (Marge), brother in law of Violet Lepa (Edward, deceased) and John Csokmay, son of the late Alphonso and Elizabeth Prizzi, uncle of many. Joseph was a Marine Veteran of the Chosen Reservoir in the Korean...
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Douglas Stanley Sharp

December 31, 1950 - April 17, 2019

Douglas Stanley Sharp, age 68, of Tacoma, Washington; loving father of Casey L. Sharp, Kaitlyn T. Sharp, and Nicholas R. Sharp; former husband of Tamra D. Sharp, and Joanne Sharp; dear brother of Janet Garrenton (Vincent T.), the late Alison Joy Sharp, and the late Daniel Bruce Sharp; son of the late Robert Stanley Sharp, and the late Ruth Eleanor (nee Bradford) Sharp; cherished friend of Joe...
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Elizabeth "Betty" Deal

November 5, 1938 - April 13, 2019

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Deal (nee Kawczynski), 80; loving mother of Michael, Debbie Hochschild (Gerald), Karen Daniele(Timothy) and Sharon Reljin (Tadd); dear grandmother of Danielle, Adam, Payton, Gianni, Thomas and Nicholas; great-grandmother of Niko; former wife of Harry Deal, Jr; dear sister of Dorothy Ward and Casey Kawczynski. Preceded in death by parents Leon and Michaelina Kawczynski and her...
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John Benedict Francis

May 11, 1920 - April 6, 2019

JOHN BENEDICT FRANCIS, age 98 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of the late Gladys A. Francis (nee Gedeon). Devoted father of Bruce Francis (Barbara), Diane Zawadski (Ted) and Ellen Trifiletti (Carl, deceased); loving grandfather of Laura Asok (Aravind), Peter Zawadski (Michelle), Mark Zawadski (Kari), Jason Trifiletti (Megan), Christopher Trifiletti, Jeff Logee, Liz Haen (Brett) and Matt Logee;...
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Bain Matthews, Jr.

March 8, 1921 - April 3, 2019

Bain Matthews, Jr. was born on March 8, 1921 in Cleveland on West 48th Street near Denison Avenue. He was a loving husband of Marie Matthews (Koral) for 53 years; beloved father of Cynthia Skrovan (Thomas); grandfather of Jodi Kassay (Jim) and Tom Skrovan (Alli Hoag), and great grandfather of Amelia, Julia and Abigail Kassay. Passed away Wednesday April 3, 2019. Shortly after the attack on Pearl...
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Jeanette M. Sheneman

August 25, 1940 - March 31, 2019

Jeannette M. Sheneman (nee Aron). Beloved wife of the late Bob B. Dear mother of Barbara Jean Goforth (deceased, Bob also deceased), Tom (Diane), Jim (Michele) and Karen Nolan (Ron). Loving grandmother of Brittany, Alyssa, Brad, Jessica, Adrianne, Alexandria, Aubree, and Christine. Sister of the late Marilyn Johnson and James Aron. Great grandmother of Maddie, Colton, Grant, Macie, Blake. Passed...
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George John Sopko

February 22, 1927 - March 28, 2019

GEORGE J. SOPKO, age 92 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Irene Sopko (nee Lemza) for 71 plus years. Devoted father of Gregory Sopko (Elizabeth), Lynne Meyer (deceased) (Philip), Janice Chihill (Tony), Robert Sopko (Judy), JoAnne Moore (Brian) and Suzanne Conn (Bill); loving grandfather of Michael Chihill, Melissa Kellogg (Scott), Mario Chihill (Carrie), Tony Chihill (Beth), Kayleigh Anzalone...
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Stanley "Mike" Arrowood

November 26, 1956 - March 12, 2019

Stanley "Mike" Arrowood, age 62, leaves behind Debbie Queener; children, John (Brie), Joseph (Megan), and Tracy Woods-Elkins (Randy); grandchildren, Kayla, Alexia, Harper, Ella, TJ (Lyric), and Jonathan; great-grandchild, Brody Ray; parents, Les Arrowood and Yvonne Shook; and siblings, Veronica Arrowood and Teresa Thomas. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Charlie and Christine Shook. He...
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Leo Leonard Cifelli

May 28, 1930 - March 6, 2019

Leo Leonard Cifelli, age 88, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved husband of Yvette Cifelli (nee Perignon) for 66 years; loving father of Leo W. Cifelli, Debora Soza (Matthew), and Dianna Paessun; dear grandfather of Ashley Sparks (Matthew), Dan Soza, Stephanie Soza, Emily Paessun, and Tom Soza, and great-grandfather of Lily and Alan Sparks; cherished brother of Marceline Markijohn (deceased),...
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David Allen Gibson, Sr.

November 18, 1935 - March 1, 2019

David Allen "Santa" Gibson, Sr., age 83, of North Royalton, Ohio, and longtime resident of Berea, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Anne Elizabeth Gibson (nee Gainey) who passed away in May 2008, and longtime partner of Patricia Stang of North Royalton; loving father of David A. Gibson, Jr. (Mary Ann), Daniel Gibson (Patty), and Julie Nelson (Scott); dear grandfather of 6 and great-grandfather of...
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Julie A. Kefalos

May 27, 1977 - February 25, 2019

Julie A. Kefalos (nee Kluha) age 41, beloved wife of David; loving mother of Jonathon and Jacob; cherished daughter of Joseph and JoAnn Kluha; sister of the late Jaclyn; granddaughter of Mary Styrcula; niece of John, Janet and Elaine; aunt of three, cousin and friend of many. Passed away Monday, February 25, 2019. Prayer Service at the funeral home Monday, March 4, 2019 at 9:15am followed by a...
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Robert P. Major

February 24, 1926 - February 19, 2019

ROBERT P. MAJOR, age 92 of North Royalton. Loving husband of 61 years to the late Eileen F. Major (Lennon). Proud father to Robert, Jr. (deceased), Michael, Thomas (Lisa Meek), James (deceased), David (Steve Milloy), Dennis, Frederick (Nancy Graycar) and Sally Anne (Carl Wohlford). Son of the late Steven (formerly Magyar) and Helen Major (nee Heeb). Grandfather of Katie and Brett Wohlford. WWII...
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Nick Gantner

October 12, 1932 - February 12, 2019

Nick Gantner, age 86. Beloved husband of 58 years of Hannelore (nee Grigo). Dear father of Angela Wrahtz, Michael Gantner (Peggy) and Barbara Gantner Cavrell (Peter). Grandfather of Hannelore Wrahtz, Anneliese Wrahtz, Nicholas Cavrell and Elizabeth Cavrell. Passed away Tuesday February 12, 2019. Private services were held. 440-237-4569 www.buschcares.com
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Harry Herman Zwingelberg

August 28, 1928 - February 11, 2019

Harry Herman Zwingelberg, born August 28, 1928 in Thuringen, Germany, transitioned in peace from this life to the next on February 11, 2019, surrounded in love by his devoted wife of 63 years, Martha, and their son, Ronald Harry. His immediate family recently reunited in August to celebrate his 90th birthday. Like so many men of his generation, Harry was extraordinarily hard working, focused,...
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Laurence Hugh Stopper

May 31, 1964 - February 10, 2019

Laurence Hugh Stopper, Aged 54 passed away February 10, 2019. Dear son of David and Rosemary Stopper (nee Tomlinson); Loving brother of Regina, David (Patricia), Daniel (Jennifer), Maria Smith (Mike), Timothy (Julie), Rebecca Bockstoce (Thomas), and Genevieve Kilgore (Jesse); Beloved uncle to 20 nieces and nephews Larry lived a life full of love and positivity that greatly impacted all those he...
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Helen Dorsey

September 6, 1931 - January 27, 2019

Helen Dorsey (nee Combs), age 87, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of Frank Dorsey for 52 years; loving mother of Donna Lee Wyatt, Debra Lee Ratcliff, and Barbara Ann Rogalski; dear grandmother of T.J., Jeffery, Crystal, Clinton, Laura and Willow, and great-grandmother of Blake, Kato, Camryn and Kennedy. Helen loved cats and leaves five feline companions behind. She passed away on Sunday,...
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William R. Heuser

December 29, 1941 - January 24, 2019

WILLIAM R. HEUSER, age 77 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Helen M. Heuser (nee Novak) for 56 years. Devoted father of Steven Heuser (Mary) and Daniel Heuser (Janet); loving grandfather of Hannah, Benjamin and Elizabeth; dear brother of Henry Heuser (Gale) and the late Anna White; cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019. In lieu of flowers memorials may...
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Dolores Gavel

October 27, 1932 - December 27, 2018

Dolores M. Gavel (nee Rusnak) age 86 of North Royalton. Loving mother of Ronald Gavel (Janine) and Karen Gavel; cherished grandmother of Ronny Gavel (Pam), Kimberly Gavel, Albert Garrison (Cynthia) and Phaedra Ledger; great grandmother Alyssa Gavel and three others; great great grandmother of three; dear sister of Jonie Park, Greg Rusnak, Gertrude Novak, Patricia Mruczkowski, Angela Lucas and...
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Patricia A. Brammer

January 22, 1948 - December 9, 2018

PATRICIA ANN BRAMMER (Nee: Gary) age 70, beloved wife of Gerald for 54 years; loving mother of Carolyn Moss and the late Joseph; cherished grandmother of Alyssa Binik-Thomas (Aaron) and Jonathon Moss; great grandmother of Isaiah, Joshua and Lily. Passed away at home Sunday, December 9, 2018. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park, Friday, December 14th at 11:15 AM (Meet at Brookpark Road...
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William "Bill" H. Davis, Jr.

February 8, 1950 - November 30, 2018

WILLIAM "Bill" H. DAVIS Jr., 68 of North Royalton passed away peacefully surrounded by family on November 30, 2018. Bill was born February 8, 1950 in McAlpin, West Virginia. He graduated from Midpark High School in 1968 and was employed at Arcelor Mittal Steel for 48 years. Bill had a passion for classic cars, drag racing, fishing and hunting with his sons, and was an avid poker player. He is...
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Gail Faye Esper

December 17, 1948 - November 30, 2018

Gail Faye Esper (nee Jensch), age 69 of Parma. Together with Brian Esper, she had five children: Tracy Hudelson, Jamie Esper, Nicole Braun, Robin Esper and Crystal Bettinger (Josh); cherished grandmother of thirteen; dear sister of eight and aunt of many.. Gail's life was her children and grandchildren. Her family will always remember her amazing cooking. Gail passed away November 30, 2018. The...
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George Wolf

April 24, 1929 - November 26, 2018

GEORGE ROBERT WOLF, age 89 of Brooklyn. Beloved husband of the late Marian J. "Jean" Wolf. Loving father of Mary Brochetti (Mark) and Georgia Wolf; dear grandfather of Brian Brochetti (Amber), Sarah Brochetti, Kevin Brochetti, and Savanah Brochetti; great-grandfather of Elliot and Rex Brochetti; dear brother of Bernard Wolf (Micki) and the late Robert Wolf (Doris, deceased); cherished uncle and...
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James E. Ponyicky

July 8, 1952 - November 10, 2018

James E. Ponyicky, age 66 of Medina. Beloved husband of 44 years to Cynthia J. (nee Gerbrand); loving father of James Jr. and Christina Salisbury (Brandon); dear brother of John and Jeff and uncle of Jason (Kathy). The family will receive friends from 4-7pm on Thursday November 15, 2018 at Babitt-Busch Funeral Home, 9350 Ridge Rd., North Royalton; where a funeral service will conclude the...
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Ann M. Mazurkiewicz

July 21, 1926 - November 7, 2018

ANN M. MAZURKIEWICZ (nee Fabian), age 92 of North Royalton. Beloved wife of the late Mitchell P. Mazurkiewicz. Devoted mother of Susan Mazurkiewicz; Jeannette Strohl (Robert, deceased), Rose Kenski (Scott), James Mazurkiewicz, Michelle Stockler and Daniel Mazurkiewicz; loving grandmother of Jessica Hoert (Matthew), Zachary Strohl (Crystal), Annie Clouse (Mike), Michael Mazurkiewicz and Amy Kenski...
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Joanne Piper

March 10, 1957 - October 29, 2018

Joanne Piper (nee Skibo), age 61, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of 44 years to Larry; dear mother of David (Cheryl) and Julie (Matthew) Ellis; loving grandmother of Ethan Piper, Daniel Piper, Max Piper, Sarah Ellis, Matthew Ellis, and Rachel Ellis; daughter of the late John and Margaret Skibo (nee Straka); cherished sister of Susan Kozimor (Richard) and Margaret Neubauer (Randy); loved...
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Mimi Irene Steinbrenner

May 14, 1932 - October 3, 2018

Mimi Irene Steinbrenner (nee Meyers), age 86, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Melvin Howard "Mel" Steinbrenner who passed away in February 2016; loving mother of James Brennan of Marquette, Michigan, Kathleen Price of North Royalton, Ohio, Karen Brennan Kelly (John) of Harsens Island, Michigan, and Kimberly Steinbrenner of North Royalton, Ohio; dear grandmother of Anne Brennan,...
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Emil Phillips

November 5, 1921 - September 27, 2018

EMIL PHILLIPS age 96 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Kvasnok); dear father of Nicholas (Diane), Steve (Terrie), Christopher (Marie) and the late Thomas (Christine, surviving). Loving Grandfather of John (Kate), Elizabeth Chan (Benjamin), Noah (Ali), Luke (Ella), Isaac (Sarah), Rie, Jacob and Abram. Great grandfather of Sebastian, Wolfgang, Elena and Violet. Dear brother...
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Lisa Jayne Cooney

December 6, 1968 - September 26, 2018

LISA JAYNE COONEY (nee King), age 49 of North Royalton. Beloved wife of David Cooney for 20 years. Devoted mother of David John Cooney and Thomas H.J. Cooney; loving daughter of John King and the late Mavis King (nee Collier); dear sister of Julie Ann Elliott (Simon); dearest aunt of Masie, Evie and Laurence; dear granddaughter of Violet May and the late Howard King; dear friend of many. Lisa...
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Judy Ruby Grace Cockerill

November 7, 1919 - September 12, 2018

Judy Ruby Grace Cockerill (nee Gray) age 98, of North Royalton, died September 12, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Gerald I. Cockerill Sr., stepmother of Gerald Cockerill, Jr., deceased (June) and friend to many. Judy served in the Red Cross during WW II and also volunteered at the Veterans Administration. She enjoyed gardening and was passionate about her heritage, dogs and nature. She was a...
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Jason Michael "JJ" Kraus

September 12, 2018

Jason Michael "JJ" Kraus, infant son of Nicole Lynn (nee Zarobila) and Jason Paul Kraus of North Royalton, Ohio; loving brother of Johnny and Avery Kraus; dear grandson of Monica (nee Toncar) and Mike Zarobila; cherished nephew of Eric Zarobila, and Mandy Beres (Matt), and cousin of Matthew, Mason and Jack Beres; beloved godson of Marissa and Joe Aquilino. JJ peacefully passed away on Wednesday,...
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Kenneth "Ken" A. Glueck

November 23, 1958 - September 5, 2018

KENNETH "Ken" A. GLUECK, age 59 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Vicki Glueck (nee Rady) for 22 years. Devoted father of Tyler Glueck, Faith Feliciano (Almando) and Kenny Glueck; cherished son of Walter Glueck (deceased) and Dolores Glueck (nee Lukas); loving grandfather of Jordan, Alexa, Nikayla and Noah; dear brother of Russell Glueck, Debbie Burgett (Eddie), Bruce Glueck (Tina), Joyce...
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George L. Blanchfield

January 27, 1931 - August 31, 2018

GEORGE L. BLANCHFIELD, age 87 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Emilia Blanchfield (nee Lubich) for 65 years. Devoted father of Georgette Blanchfield (Edwin Fichter), George Blanchfield (Linda), John Blanchfield, Gregg Blanchfield (Lin), Nancy Bell (Skip) and Holly Woytek (David, Jr.); loving grandfather of Kellie, Luke, Blayne, Stephen and Hilary; dear brother of Joyce Price and Gail Horn ...
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Martha Y. Holben

May 6, 1931 - August 21, 2018

Martha Y. Holben (nee Yeingst), age 87, of Brunswick, Ohio and longtime Parma, Ohio resident; beloved wife of Donald E. Holben for 66 years; loving mother of Daniel Holben (Lois), and Susan Price (Jarratt); dear grandmother of Jeffrey Holben (Lindsay), Matthew Holben, Nathan Price, and Hannah Price; cherished sister of Laura Guth (Chuck, deceased), and sister-in-law of Richard Holben (Sandy);...
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John C. Sak

October 12, 1939 - August 21, 2018

JOHN C. SAK, age 78 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Laurie Sak (nee Schwonberg) for 54 years. Devoted father of Steve Sak and Karl Sak (Ingrid), loving grandfather of Caleb, Cainan, Elijah, Kailey and Ian; dear brother of Berni O'Malley (James), Paul Sak (Lori) and Chris Thommen (John); brother-in-law of Gale Novak (Ron, deceased); cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday,...
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Deborah L. Paradise

February 15, 1953 - July 9, 2018

Deborah L. Paradise (nee Icke), age 65; loving mother of Melissa Paradise and Robert Paradise (Lisa); grandmother of Alexandra, Zachary, Joshua and Tyler; great-grandmother of Arianna and Laylah; cherished daughter of William and Evaun (nee Losh) Icke; dear sister of Denise Werner. Karen Gonzales (Mike), Cheryl Pearson and Ken King; aunt of Heather, Thomas (Alicia) and William Werner; she also...
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Forrest "Bud" Morawetz

December 6, 1931 - June 27, 2018

Forrest "Bud" Morawetz, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Beloved husband of Marie of 20 years; loving father of children Diana (Jim Major), Dennis (Lisa), Sandra Bryan (Michael); step-father of Brenda (deceased) (John) Johnson; grandfather of Jordan and Shaylin Morawetz, April Bryan, Scott (Angie) Johnson, Phillip (Samantha) Johnson, Sarah (Jonathan) Miller, Jason ...
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Forrest "Bud" Morawetz

December 6, 1931 - June 27, 2018

Forrest "Bud" Morawetz, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Beloved husband of Marie of 20 years; loving father of children Diana (Jim Major), Dennis (Lisa), Sandra Bryan (Michael); step-father of Brenda (deceased) (John) Johnson; grandfather of Jordan and Shaylin Morawetz, April Bryan, Scott (Angie) Johnson, Phillip (Samantha) Johnson, Sarah (Jonathan) Miller, Jason ...
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Patricia Downey

January 5, 1934 - June 27, 2018

Patricia Downey (nee Coyle) (1934-2018), passed away June 27, 2018 at age 84. Born in Lorain to William and Ellen (nee McAuley). She was preceded in death by her dear brothers William and Patrick, survived by Robert. Patricia (also known as Pat or Patsy) was the much beloved wife of the late William Downey; cherished mother of Kathleen Welsh (Daniel), Mary Maloney (Kevin), Brian Downey and...
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Irene Patricia Martin

February 16, 1954 - May 30, 2018

Irene Patricia Martin (nee English), age 64, of North Royalton, Ohio and formerly of Sheffield, Pennsylvania; beloved wife of Douglas Jay Martin for 32 years; loving sister of Pamela R. Lucks (David) and Jody E. Grolemund (Joseph); dear sister-in-law of Fred Martin, Jr. (Debi), Jack Martin (Diane), and Barb Phillips (Mark); aunt and cousin of many; daughter of the late Earl and Patricia (nee...
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Marion R. Taylor

May 10, 1927 - May 29, 2018

MARION R. TAYLOR, age 91 of Brook Park. Beloved husband of Pearl E. Taylor (nee Campbell) for 52 years; devoted father of Becka Buchanan (Ross), Marian Taylor, Verna Taylor, William Taylor, Rick Taylor (deceased) Ron Harsa, James Harsa (Chris) and Barry Harsa (deceased); loving grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 13; dear brother of Hilda Danley (deceased), Virginia Ropp, Janet Wikstrom ...
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Robert Carl Knaack

August 19, 1935 - May 17, 2018

Robert C. Knaack, age 82. Retired Chief of the Twinsburg, OH Police Department. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Mawby). Dear father of Jodee Jacobs (Scott), Kellee Shaw, Chip Knaack, Step-father of Jim Barry (Tara), Michael Barry (Tina) and Tricia Barry. Cherished grandfather of Joree Novotny (Ryan), Jason Jacobs (Lara), D.J. Sheen, Jessica Sheen, Jenna Sheen, Michael Barry Jr., Madeline Barry,...
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Frank John Normali

January 5, 1934 - May 15, 2018

Frank J. Normali "FJN," age 84, of Parma, Ohio; beloved husband of Marilyn L. Spillner (nee Lilley) for 19 years; loving father of Deborah (Alex), Dawn, Scott, and Diane (Paul); dear grandfather of Michelle, Nisa, Kera, Lauren, Robert, Iliana, Michael, and Marrianna, and great-grandfather of Korrina, Alexis, Jorin, and Bryan; son of the late Frank Normali, Sr. and Elsie and Ray Nickoson;...
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Randy Schmitz

December 15, 1961 - April 29, 2018

Randy J. Schmitz, age 56 of North Royalton; beloved son of the late Richard and Ethel; loving brother of Rick (Cheryl) and Scott; dear cousin of many. Passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018. He loved to travel when he was younger and video tape his experiences. Randy enjoyed all types of music. Services will be held Monday, May 7th at the BABITT-BUSCH FUNERAL HOME 9350 RIDGE RD, NORTH ROYALTON, OH at...
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Jason "Bird" Thomas Nocera

July 2, 1972 - April 19, 2018

Jason "Bird" Thomas Nocera, age 46, passed away suddenly on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Jason is survived by Jane Plonski (Jefferey), and the late Tom Nocera. Brother of Luciano Nocera, Brian (Tawhnee) Plonski, Jason (Mindy) Plonski, and Kelly (Marty) Giles. Uncle to Jaden, Jocelyn, Grady, Braxton, Cristiano, and Brooklyn. Cousin, nephew, and friend to many. Services to be held at Babitt-Busch...
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Theresa E. Clouser

November 2, 1939 - April 12, 2018

THERESA E. CLOUSER (Nee Kammerdeiner), age 78; of Wilson, NY and North Royalton, OH. Beloved wife of the late Richard L., Mother of Richard (Debbie), Robert (Mary), Roger (Debbie) and the late Ira. Grandmother of Trisha, Mary, Alexis, Brandon, Arrien and Mindy. Great Grandmother of many. Sister of Jean Dell and the late Leonard. Passed away Thursday, April 12, 2018. Memorials may be forwarded to...
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Melvin Newbould

July 20, 1932 - March 29, 2018

Melvin Newbould of Parma, OH entered heaven peacefully surrounded by family on March 29, 2018 during his 85th year. Loving husband of the late Vera (nee Buck), father of Cindy Torkowski (the late John), Jeff (Denise), Steve (Francine) and Tom (Bonnie). Awesome grandfather to eleven and great grandfather to five. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean conflict and worked over 30 years at...
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Evelyn E. Radtke

May 20, 1924 - March 21, 2018

EVELYN E. RADTKE (NEE SIMMERER), 93 of North Royalton. Passed away peacefully at home, Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Ralph A. Radtke; dear mother of David A. Radtke, Susan Roush (Bob). Cherished grandmother of Christina and Brian. Loving sister of the late Elsie Lucht, Sterling Simmerer, Glenn Simmerer and Leona Louda. Evelyn was a member of Dorcas Guild at Royal Redeemer...
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David Michael Balogh

June 23, 1941 - March 20, 2018

David Michael Balogh, age 76, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved husband of Cynthia Balogh (nee Thomas ) for 54 years; loving father of Amy Liotta (Vince), and the late Deanna Lynn Balogh who passed away on March 16, 2018; dear grandfather of Kyle Liotta and Luke Liotta; cherished brother of Richard Balogh, Andrew Balogh (Cynthia), and Dennis Balogh (Patricia); and uncle of Dennis, Lori (Jayar),...
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Deanna Lynn Balogh

December 28, 1965 - March 16, 2018

Deanna Lynn Balogh, age 52, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved daughter of Cynthia Balogh (nee Thomas), and the late David M. Balogh who passed away on March 20, 2018; loving sister of Amy Liotta (Vince); dear aunt of Kyle Liotta and Luke Liotta; niece of Richard Balogh (Donna, deceased), Dennis Balogh (Patricia), Andy Balogh (Cynthia); and cousin of Dennis, Lori (Jayar), Kevin (Tiffany), Eleanor,...
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Paul A. Gerrick

September 3, 1948 - March 7, 2018

PAUL A. GERRICK, age 69 of North Royalton. Devoted father of Donald Gerrick and Amber Jacobson (Destry); loving grandfather of Gavin, Emma and Mae Jacobson; dearest son of the late Donald Gerrick and Anne Gerrick (nee Femec); dear brother of Sharon O'Boyle and Terry Gerrick; cherished uncle and friend of many. Paul was a proud Vietnam Veteran. Passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Friends may...
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Zoe Subtle

February 17, 1999 - March 4, 2018

Zoe Subtle, age 19, of North Royalton. Loving daughter of Clyde and Mary (Nee Bobich); niece of Antoinette Soroczak (Gerry), Jane Herrera (Rick), Mark Bobich (Kathy), Ed Bobich (Lilian) and Bill Bobich (Mindy); cousin of many and great niece of Josephine Kukla. Zoe was a 2017 Graduate of North Royalton. She was proud of the many hats she wore at Giant Eagle, North Royalton. Zoe loved animals,...
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Austin Hall

December 20, 1995 - February 1, 2018

Austin Raymond Hall, 22 of North Royalton, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2018. He was born December 20, 1995. Austin is a 2017 graduate of North Royalton High School where he touched so many lives. His joy for life was evident to everyone who had the privilege to be a part of his life and he loved being involved in his community. Austin loved attending basketball and football games and...
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Mildred Evelyn "Millie" Nekoloff

April 8, 1932 - January 20, 2018

Mildred Evelyn "Millie" Nekoloff (nee Blaha), age 85, of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Joseph Frank Nekoloff who passed away in 2002; loving mother of Michael Nekoloff (Sandra) of Grove City, Ohio, Thomas Nekoloff (Elizabeth) of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and Susan Cano (Alberto, deceased) of Haskins, Ohio; dear grandmother of James, Nicole, Carmen, Christina, Kyle and Kory; sister...
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Alan T. Schafle

January 9, 1955 - January 12, 2018

ALAN T. SCHAFLE, age 63 of Richfield. Beloved husband of Jill E. Schafle (nee Morton) for 40 years. Devoted father of Christopher Schafle (Sarah) and Steven Schafle (Holly); loving grandfather of Noah, Willow and Maggie Schafle; cherished son of the late Edward Schafle, Anna Schafle and Grace Schafle; dear brother of John Schafle; dearest uncle and friend of many. Alan was the proud owner of...
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Florence Marie McGraw

December 28, 1922 - December 28, 2017

Florence M. McGraw (nee Delmonico), age 95, of Cleveland, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Glen McGraw; loving mother of Glen K. McGraw (Nancy); dear grandmother of Glen K. McGraw, Jr., Monica G. Lyons (Tony), Adam R. McGraw, Kelly L. Bosworth (Kyle), Joseph J. Lilak (Jenna), Stephen B. Lilak (Breanne), and Kelly A. Lilak, and great-grandmother of 6; sister of the late Elizabeth Anderson (Louis,...
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Barbara Ann Urban

October 2, 1952 - December 28, 2017

Barbara Ann Urban (nee Johnstone), 65, of North Royalton, beloved wife of 25 years to Jeffrey; step-mom to Jason and Aimee Urban and Sara Slaughter; Nana of 10 grandchildren; daughter of the late Tom L. and Elizabeth May Johnstone; sister of Thomas Johnstone (Donna); Joan Johnstone, and Kenneth Johnstone (Tracey); aunt of Ian Johnstone (Tiffany), Kyle Johnstone, Cameron Johnstone, Rebecca...
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Jack Phiel

January 21, 1940 - December 25, 2017

JACK E. PHIEL, age 77 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Beverly (nee Meier) for 50 years. Dear father of Tamara Weitzner (Ross) and Perry Phiel (Megan); loving grandfather of Colin, Austin, Zoe and Oscar; dear brother of Barbara Killian (Kenneth, deceased) and Clara Walker (Robert, deceased); cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017. Service at the funeral...
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Janice Cartwright

December 14, 1938 - December 23, 2017

Janice Cartwright (nee Ames), 79, beloved wife of Roger of 62 years; loving mother of Dale (Shari), Darrell (Peggy), Carol Wheeler (Daniel), Roger Jr. (Karen), Robert (Chris) and Richard (Denice); cherished grandmother of 16 and great-grandmother of 3; sister of 3. Passed away Saturday, December 23, 2017. Janice was a first-grade teacher at Independence City Schools for 19 years. She was very...
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Allison Joy Sharp

October 6, 1948 - December 19, 2017

Allison Joy Sharp, aka "J.J." and "Chipper," age 69, of Cleveland, Ohio, and formerly of Mount Pleasant, Michigan; longtime beloved companion of Joseph P. Rizzo of North Royalton, Ohio; loving sister of Doug Sharp of Federal Way, Washington, Janet Garrenton (Vincent T.) of Currituck, North Carolina, and the late Daniel Bruce Sharp; daughter of the late Robert Stanley and Ruth Eleanor (nee...
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Gerald F. Downey

January 29, 1934 - December 1, 2017

Gerald F. Downey of North Royalton; beloved husband of Susan (nee Titchenell); loving father of Barbara Brooks (Michael), Debbie Adkins (Joseph), Chuck and Jennifer Barrett (Chuck); grandpa of Michael, Tiffany, Richie, Amanda, Alex, Joey, Emily, James, Erika, Lindsey, Josh, Clay, Sarah and Lauren; great-grandfather to Price, Parker and the late Gabriella. Proud United States Air Force Korean War...
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Michael A. Harpster

June 7, 1956 - November 26, 2017

MICHAEL A. HARPSTER, 61. Beloved husband of Peggy (Nee Frank); Dear father of Tom (Keely) and Nikki. Grandfather of Tori, Cooper, Kinsley. Brother of Kathleen Ciacchi (Ron). Memorial Contributions may be forwarded to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 P.M. Friday December 1 at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 6667...
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William J. Jurkowski

December 6, 1932 - October 22, 2017

JURKOWSKI, William J. "Bill", 84, devoted husband to the late Margaret (nee Caruso) who passed in 1996, and to Margaret (nee Barner) who passed in 2015; loving father to Michael (Sue), Michelle Sickle (Jimmy), and Tammy Ferencik (Dave); step-father to Scott Steenstra and Susie Steenstra; dear grandfather to Jason, Jaimie, Joshua, Nicholas (Morganne), Margaret, Faith, Abigail, Samuel, and Thomas;...
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Clyde Hobbs

September 20, 1936 - October 17, 2017

Clyde Hobbs, age 81, of Pinellas Park, Florida, and longtime resident of Brook Park, Ohio; beloved husband of Patricia A. Hobbs (nee Hasick) for 57 years; loving father of Deborah Bullard (Timothy), William Hobbs (Katie), and Thomas Hobbs (Ann Marie); dear grandfather of Leslie Mann (Tim), Thomas Hobbs, Jr., and Jessica Hobbs, and great grandfather of Zoe and Owen Mann; cherished brother of Zaley...
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William M. Bash

February 28, 1947 - October 13, 2017

William M. Bash, age 70 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Barbara F. (nee Schmidt); loving father of Christine Dinardo (Tom), Laura Blaha (Ray), Scott Bash, Matthew Bash (Stacy) and Stephen Styers; cherished grandfather of nine, great grandfather of one; dear brother of John Murray and Debra Levindusky. William was a graduate of West Tech High School. He was past vice president of South...
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James Clarence "Jim" Wallace

July 14, 1926 - October 8, 2017

James Clarence "Jim" Wallace, age 91, of Brooklyn Heights, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Helen Louise Wallace (nee Smith) who passed away in June 2012; loving father of Jamie Wallace, Dan Wallace (Barb), Beverly Anderson (Mike), John Wallace (Lori), and Suzan Wallace; dear grandfather of Brad Sousa, Greg Sousa, Jim Wallace, Jenny Gutierrez, Brian Anderson, Crystal Fetterman, Matt Anderson,...
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Leokadia A. Romkowski

February 10, 1938 - October 8, 2017

LEOKADIA A. ROMKOWSKI (nee Wiszniewski), age 79 of Parma. Beloved wife of the late Adolf Marian Romkowski; devoted mother of Marzena Fraley (Terry) and Peter Romkowski (Rachel); loving grandmother of Samantha, Ava and Emily; dear sister of Irene Madej (deceased), Jean Karwowski (Gustaw, deceased), Jadwiga Rutkowski (Jerry), Zenia Karwowski (John) and Waldek Wiszniewski (Wesley); cherished aunt...
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Kasper Joseph Niemira

March 3, 1927 - September 14, 2017

Kasper Joseph Niemira, age 90, of Copley, Ohio, and longtime resident of North Royalton, Ohio; beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Niemira who passed away in March 1990; loving father of Andrea Niemira Hirsch (Edward), Loraine TeSelle (Jay), and Alan J. Niemira (Deborah, deceased); dear grandfather of Leah Pagan (Matt), Alex Niemira, David Hirsch, and Paige TeSelle; cherished brother of Rev. Fr...
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Jean L. Godwin

October 12, 1932 - August 25, 2017

JEAN L. GODWIN (nee Radway), age 84 of North Royalton. Devoted mother of Perry Godwin, Scott Godwin, Amy Godwin Carter (Wayne) and Keith Godwin (Denise); loving grandmother of Erica, Heather, Amber, Leslee, Autumn, Keith Jr., Anthony and Caleb; great-grandmother of 11; dear sister of Shirley Bordner, Susan Rogers and the following deceased: Sterling Radway, Donald Radway, Esther Valez and Richard...
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John E. Trybuski

January 7, 1940 - August 9, 2017

John E. Trybuski, 77, beloved husband of the late Florence of 55 years; loving father of Pamela Grant (Joseph), Jodi Iafelice (Chaz), and Holly Lembach (Martin); loving grandpa of Samuel, Hailey Rae, Salvatore, Tessa, and Sofia. Preceded in death by parents and sister Maureen Bokansky. Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. Memorial contributions may be...
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Caroline T. Holstein

September 30, 1934 - August 7, 2017

Caroline T. Holstein (nee Pizzino), 82, beloved wife of the late Ralph D. Holstein; loving mother of Ralph Holstein (Valerie), Joan Hilson (Daniel), Carl Holstein (Margaret), Julie McCumber (Steven); cherished grandmother of Ralph, Anthony (Fiancé, Christin), Kelsey, Harrison, Madison, C. Brian; daughter of the late Carmelo Pizzino and Vita Pizzino (nee Bentivengna); dear sister of Mary...
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Kenneth Kay Killian

February 1, 1934 - August 3, 2017

Kenneth K. Killian, 83, beloved husband of Barbara J. Killian; loving father of David R. Killian, Debra K. Green (Randy), Daniel E. Killian (Kimberly); cherished grandfather of Brian Green, Nathan Green, Kayleigh Sykora (Michael), Ashley Killian, Ryan Killian, Olivia Killian, Abigail Killian; son of parents (both deceased), Ray Killian and Velda Killian (nee Hier); brother of Beryl Porter ...
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Paul "Buster" White, Jr.

May 24, 1955 - July 4, 2017

Paul "Buster" White, 62, Beloved husband of Amanda (nee Bertics); Dear father of Christopher, Melanie, and Tyler White; Grandfather of Jayden; Son of the late Paul and Josephine White; Brother of Violet White; Brother in law of Missy and Joe Prokay. Handyman to all, handyman on call. He was also a loving dad to his spoiled fur babies, Socky, Ginger, Bruno, Toby, and Tucker. Passed away...
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Donna June Hanna

June 23, 1936 - June 29, 2017

DONNA JUNE HANNA (nee Lusk), age 81 of Hinckley Twp. and formerly of Parma. Beloved wife of the late John J. Hanna, Sr. for 54 years. Devoted mother of John J. Hanna, Jr. (Denise), Michael L. Hanna (Barb), Daniel A. Hanna (deceased), James F. Hanna (deceased), Nancy M. Neczypor (Emil), Robert A. Hanna (Donna), Donna J. Hanna (Jon Close), Timothy C. Hanna, Shannon C. Hanna (Sharyl Kriete) and Tina...
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Dolores M. Radzyminski

October 31, 1928 - June 20, 2017

DOLORES M. RADZYMINSKI (nee Kushkowski), age 88 of Brecksville. Devoted mother of George Wayne Radzyminski (Sharon) and Kenneth James Radzyminski; loving grandmother of Kristin Lynn Radzyminski, George Robert Radzyminski, David Wayne Radzyminski (deceased) and Kenneth James Radzyminski II; dear sister of Irene Cale (deceased); cherished aunt of Ernestine Rubick (deceased); dearest friend of many....
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George F. Bolas

October 14, 1947 - June 18, 2017

George F. Bolas, 69, beloved husband of Eleanor (nee Teti) of 42 years; loving father of Melanie Pelsnik (Dan); devoted grandfather of Brady and Carson; son of Clara and George (deceased); brother of Patricia and Richard (Susan). He was a 1965 graduate from German Township High School. George was also an Air Force Veteran. Passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Cremation by Busch Crematory. (440...
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Erna Standar

August 3, 1935 - June 18, 2017

Erna Standar (nee Fink), 81, beloved wife of the late Heinz W. Standar; loving mother of Herbert H. (Sally) and Monica E. Back (Rodney); loving grandmother of Erich Standar, Heather Mangus (Tom), Brandon Voskion, Jason Voskion, Nicole Voskion; dear sister of Emma Ratschki. Passed away on June 18, 2017. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be forwarded to American Lung Association, 6100...
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John Gulyas

December 6, 1925 - June 16, 2017

John Gulyas, age 91 of North Royalton, passed away June 16, 2017. Devoted and beloved husband of the late Clara Gulyas (nee Sas); loving father of John Jr. (Jennifer), Laszlo (Doria) and George; dear brother-in-law of Steven and Peter Sas. John retired from Bricklayers Local Union 5. He enjoyed time gardening, woodworking and sausage and wine making. John always treasured his time spent with his...
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Marilyn Sue Mellors

July 3, 1933 - June 8, 2017

Marilyn Sue Mellors (nee McFerron), 83, of North Royalton, beloved wife of 41 years of Geoffrey; loving mother of Bobby (Irina); cherished grandmother of Karina Jean; and cousin of many. Daughter of the late Nettie (nee Burgin) and Alfred McFerron. Passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017. Cremation by Busch Crematory. 440-237-4569 www.buschcares.com
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Patrick Carey

August 28, 1958 - May 16, 2017

Patrick Carey, 58, of Cleveland. Beloved son of Iola and the late James; loving father of Patrick, Carl (Brandy), Jessica (Charles), Jasmine, Dale (Leah), and Mariah; grandfather of 6; brother of Jimmy and Eddie, and the late Peggy and Chuckie. Passed way Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 9350 Ridge Rd., North Royalton, on Saturday, May 20 from 11am until the time...
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Tom C. Fashempour

November 16, 1937 - May 13, 2017

Tom C. Fashempour, 79, loving husband for 58 ½ years to Joan; adoring dad to Brenda; brother to Tim (Kat) and Terry (Jeanne); uncle to Duane, Timmy, Michele, Donny, Darren, and Danny; great uncle to Jenna, Tyler, Harland, and Claire. Passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Funeral...
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Joan S. Reblin

September 27, 1947 - May 10, 2017

Joan S. Reblin (nee Ritter), age 69, beloved wife of Richard of 47 years; dear mother of Kelly Reblin (Jonathan Franklin), Jaret Reblin (Gretchen), and Marcy Raus (Justin); loving grandmother of Allison and Libby Reblin, and Alora Raus; sister of Ralph Ritter (Maxine), Thomas Ritter (Karen), Carol Yaquinto (Michael), and David Ritter; loving aunt, and great aunt of many. Passed away Wednesday,...
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Joseph R. Nanni

December 3, 1946 - April 28, 2017

Joseph R. Nanni, age 70, of Fairhope, AL. Dear husband of 40 years, Eloise E. Nanni (nee Stefan); loving father of Yvonne M. Ehlert (Pat), Robyn L. Hershberger (Dave), Michel L. Nanni Nash (Todd), Rocco A. Nanni (Stephanie), Joseph J. Nanni (Meghan) and Guido; grandfather of Bryanna, Kiaira, Jessica, Henry, Josephene', Kayla, Patrick, Carmela, Rocco, Stella and D.O.G. cherished brother of...
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Donald Hawley

October 23, 1930 - April 18, 2017

DONALD R. HAWLEY, Sr., age 86 of North Royalton. Beloved husband of Sharon L. Hawley (nee Runyan) for 18 Years. Devoted father of Donald R. Hawley, Jr. (deceased), Cindy Nau (Rick), Charles Hawley (Carrie), Michael Kuharik (deceased), Paula Kuharik and Tina Kuharik; loving grandfather of Shelly Pfeil, Donald R. Hawley, Crissy Stojanovic, Matthew Hawley, Ashley Hawley, Ashley Kuharik and Stephen...
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Jack Nelich

December 4, 1933 - April 17, 2017

Jack Frank Nelich, 83, born December 4, 1933 and died April 17, 2017. Son of the late John and Eleanor Nelich. Jack was an Army veteran who worked for Eastern Airlines for 36 years and for the North Royalton City School District for 10 years as a school bus driver. Jack was an avid fisherman, and a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. Jack is survived by his wife, Luverne (nee Vanek) Nelich,...
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