Steven Tetkowski

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age 61, passed away on Friday June 15th. Devoted partner to Linda White and to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren who loved him as a second Papa. Former husband of Peggy Tetkowski. Beloved father of Christine Gigliotti (Paul), Brian T Tetkowski(Jennifer) and Steven Tetkowski. Grandfather of Andrew Tetkowski, Isabella and Philip Gigliotti and Brendan Tetkowski. Brother to Anthony, Kenny, Donna Thompson(Steve) and Kathy(deceased). Funeral Services Tuesday June 19 at 1PM at BERRY-McGREEVEY FUNERAL HOME 26691 DETROIT RD. (one mile west of Columbia Rd)Friends received 11 AM until the time of services at 1 PM.. Interment West Park Cemetery.

Ryan Perkins

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age 45. Survived by wife Julie (Moore), children Lily and Andy, mother Cheryl Holmes (Vasko), father and step-mother Don and Susan Perkins, brothers Brad Perkins (Amber) and Dave Perkins (Sharon), sister Robin Scott (John), uncles Dennis Vasko (Denise), Kenneth Perkins (Suzanne), and Robert Perkins (Denise), father and mother-in-law Jimmie and Kathy Moore, brother-in-law Charles Moore (Marianne), and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.Graveside service on Monday June 11, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Foxfield Preserve. Please meet at the main building at 10:30 a.m. located at 9877 Alabama Ave, Wilmot, Ohio 44689. Please join with Ryan's family and friends to celebrate his life with food, drink, music, and trivia on June 11, 2018 at Ariel Int'l Center, 1163 E. 40th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 at 6:00 p.m. Please check Ryan's Facebook page or contact a family member for directions and details on the arrangements. Per Ryan's specific request, please no flowers.

McLelland

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John Alan “Al” McLelland
b. 06 March 1921 Clydebank, Scotland     d. 05 May 2018
Born of  Elsie Emily Maria Pope and James McLelland.
Preceded in death by his wife Mary “May” Thompson  Kinnear.
Father of Lorne and Graeme, Grandfather of Catrina, John, William and Colin, Great grandfather of Sebastian, Ean and Madilynn.
Al was a Tool & Die maker apprenticed at Drysdale & Co. Yoker, Glasgow and Mason at Partick St. Mary’s Lodge No. 117.
He cycled professionally with Glasgow United C.C. and Queen City B.C., Toronto.
Became active in sports after retirement including cycling, golf, cc skiing and snowboarding and especially wind surfing.
Memorial service at 3:00 Saturday in Lakewood Presbyterian Church 14502 Detroit Ave.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may donate to ohiocitycycles.org 

Emilie Gurkles

GURKLES age 85, passed away peacefully on March 17. Beloved wife of the late Frank. Loving mother of Ralph, Frank (deceased), Mary Oliveri (Kevin) and Richard. Dear sister of Marie Jeffries (Jeff), Albert Stuble and the following deceased: George, Paul, Carl and John. Funeral Mass Wednesday, March 21 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Church, 15519 Holmes Ave., Cleveland, 44110 where the family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 A.M. Interment at a later date. Family requests donations to St. Mary's Church

Maynard "Doc" Unger

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October 19, 1921 - March 15, 2018. Was WWII Radio Operator on B-17, shot down over Germany, held POW in Stalag 17B for 22 months. Served in Air Force; taught ROTC at Case Western, Top Air Force Recruiter for NE OH 1961; retired as Chief Master Sergeant after 23 years. OH Veterans Hall of Fame, Class of 2005. Local Commander of American Ex-Prisoners of War from 1999-2001; State Commander 2005. Lakewood Schools Teacher for 13 years, Garfield Elementary (5th & 6th grade); Teacher of the Year 1972; Lakewood Schools Staff Hall of Fame 1992 (2nd class inducted). 50-year volunteer with Boy Scouts of America, serving as Scoutmaster, Cubmaster, Explorer Advisor, and District Commissioner. Honored with Silver Beaver and International Scouter's Award, Protestant Adult Scouter Award. Served twice as Wood Badge Course Director. Father of an Eagle Scout. Thirteen years teaching "Growing Healthy Together" in Lakewood. Lakewood Christian Church, Elder; Member, Old Stone Church (Presbyterian). Master Mason. Avid fisherman and bowler. Nuts about Buckeyes (the tree & the candy!). Married to Helen (nee Krumreig) for 67 years. Survived by wife, Helen; son Clark; daughters Mary and Barbara; grandchildren Heidi, Eric and Heather; great-grandchildren Emma, Evan and Isabelle; plus many nieces and nephews. Also sisters-in-law, Mary Lou and Mary Jane; and brother-in-law, Richard. Predeceased by brother, Howard; sisters-in-law Norma, Evelyn and Elaine; and brothers-in-law, Bill and Edward. Funeral services Tuesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. at DONLON FUNERAL HOME, 15408 TRISKETT RD., CLEVELAND, where the family will receive friends from 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donate please to The American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America or Old Stone Presbyterian Church.

David Langner

91. Beloved husband of 62 years of Eunice (nee Kunze). Father of Timothy (Ruth), Gretchen Davis (Daniel), Thomas (Natalie) and Daniel (Kimberly). Grandfather of Amelia Pullar (Mark), Shelby, Nathaniel, Luke, Andrew, Michael, Logan, Jacob and Lexis Langner. Great-grandfather of Margaret and Daniel Pullar. Memorial service Friday, March 23, 2018 at 11 a.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 27993 Detroit Road, Westlake, Ohio. Greet the family at church prior to the service, beginning at 9:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to CLEEF, 3850 Linden Road, Rocky River, OH 44116. 

Eleanor J. Szekely

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age 77, passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. Loving mother of Angela Nemitz (Larry), John Szekely (Rhonda), Bill Szekely (Francy), Yvette Bashaw (Bryan) and Timothy Onion. Grandmother and great-grandmother of many. Dear sister of Ann Zehe (Ted). Dear aunt and great-aunt. Eleanor will be dearly missed by all of those who loved her. Funeral Mass Monday, February 26 at 10 a.m. at St. Richards Church, North Olmsted. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Family will receive friends at DONLON FUNERAL HOME, 15408 TRISKETT RD., SUNDAY 4-8 P.M.

Anthony Burke

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(Tony), age 90, of Kirtland passed away peacefully at Chardon Healthcare Center on February 14, 2018. Born January 15, 1928 of the late Anthony and Viola (nee Koehnle) Burke, Tony was the devoted husband of Rita (nee Hynes) for over 67 years, loving father to Linda (Richard) Dugovic, Thomas (Marita) Burke and Richard Burke, beloved grandfather of 8 and great-grandfather of 2. Tony is also survived by his brother John (Irene) Burke and sister Marie (Dennis) Carey and many nieces and nephews. Tony and his Holy Name High School sweetheart Rita were married June 17, 1950. They built a home in Kirtland where they raised their family. Tony worked for the Lubrizol Corp. for 43+ years as a chemist in quality control, first in Painesville and then in Wickliffe. He earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Lake Erie College, where he also studied art and developed his love of painting. Tony and Rita loved doing things together. Among them were bowling, round and square dancing, ceramics, and ushering at Playhouse Square. After Tony's retirement, they made many road trips out west and to the Carolinas. Tony enjoyed woodworking, turquoise jewelry making, antiques, was an avid fan of Notre Dame football and the ND Band, and he absolutely loved playing golf or watching golf on TV. He was an amazing "do it yourselfer", working on his own car repairs and anything that needed fixing in the home, and he passed many of those skills on to whoever wanted to learn them. He will be dearly missed. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday February 17, 11AM at St. Anselm Catholic Church 12969 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Anthony at the DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATION CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306 just south of Mayfield Rd.) Friday 3-5 & 6-8PM.

Marie Ina

Ms. Marie Theresa Ina,  beloved sister of George, Jeanette, and Donald Ina, passed away on January 27, 2018 in Westlake, Ohio due to complications from Congestive Heart Failure and Pneumonia, she was 82.

Ms. Ina was born on April 4, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio to her parents, Phillip and Ida Ina (now deceased). She graduated from St. Procop High School, Cleveland in 1954. Ms. Ina had careers in banking at Union Commerce Bank, and as a baker at Giant Eagle Supermarket. She retired in 2000 and dedicated her remaining time to reading as well as renovating her home in the Westpark area. Marie also had a deep affection for all dogs and especially Beagles.

Ms. Ina is survived by her brother Donald J. Ina of Littleton, Colorado, and her sister-in-law, Margaret Ina of Stow, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her brother George Phillip Ina; and her sister; Jeanette Veronica Ina.

A memorial will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 10:30 AM at Donlon Funeral Home at 15408 Triskett Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44111  All are welcome to remember and celebrate Ms. Ina's life. Her ashes will be intered at Holy Cross Cemetery, alongside her mother.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cleveland Animal Protective League at 1729 Willey Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113 (216) 771-4616.

Shelly Harrington

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(nee Evans), age 66, passed away on Sunday February 4th. Loving wife of Daniel. Cherished mother of Jason Danford (Tamarin), Amy Harrington, Colleen Durant (Jeremy), and Maggie Nolfi (Anthony). Grandmother of Aidan, and Eleanor. Sister of John Fuller (Diane) of Tenn., Holly Hargrove (Stephen) of Calif., Calley Wildenburg (Werner), and the late Lynda Evans. Dear aunt and great-aunt of many. Shelly loved her family and her friends. Funeral Mass Saturday February 10th at 10AM at St. Clarence Church 30106 Lorain Rd. North Olmsted. PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH. Family will receive friends at THE BERRY-McGREEVEY FUNERAL HOME, 26691 DETROIT RD.(1 MILE WEST OF COLUMBIA RD) FRIDAY 2-5 & 6-8PM. In lieu of flowersfamily request donations to The Little Dresses Ministry c/o St.Clarence Church.

Charlotte Bliscik

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(nee Hollo), age 90. Beloved wife of the late Andrew. Dear mother of Andrew(Jean), James, Raymond, and Marie Bliscik. Dear grandmother of Andrea, Kelly and Stacey Bliscik, Morgan, Andrew, and Holly Pursel. Great-grandmother of Chelsea, Christian, Mackenzie, Jeremy and Matthew. Dear Aunt and great-aunt. Charlotte was devoted to her church, her family, her friends and her garden. She loved sports and loved to polka.Funeral Mass Tuesday January 30th at 10 AM at St. Mel Church 14436 Triskett Rd. Family will receive friends at DONLON FUNERAL HOME 15408 TRISKETT RD Monday 4-7PM and on Tuesday 9-10AM at the church.

Thomas E. Funk

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Thomas E. Funk, age 60, passed away suddenly on Monday January 22nd. Loving husband of Teresa (nee Merritt). Loving father of Rachel Gallucci (Jeff) and Tommy. Grandfather of Nick, Dylan and Katie. Dear brother of Jack(deceased) Debbie, Rick(Sharon), Cheryl Kobisky(Wally),and Carol Neal(Tim). Son of the late Jack and Patricia Funk. Uncle,great-uncle, and friend to many. Proud retiree from Ford Motor. Member of Local 1250. Avid fisherman, gardener and lover of all that is nature. Family will receive friends at DONLON FUNERAL HOME 15408 TRISKETT RD. on Thursday January 25th 2-4 & 6-8PM where services will be held at 8PM. Interment Private.

Charles "Chuck" Fleming

Age 66 of Lakewood, Ohio, passed away on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Beloved son of Mary June Fleming (Bonnes) and the late Thomas Fleming. Loving brother of Colleen Fleming, Maureen Fleming and Kevin Fleming (deceased). Dear uncle of Carmen Curran (Bargas), Julian Bargas and Lauren Fleming. Chuck belonged to the Stage Hand Union and devoted much time to Cleveland Ballet and the development of Playhouse Square in the 80's. A Celebration of Chuck's Life will be held in the spring. He will be dearly missed.

Stella Roba

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(nee Ivanauskas) age 92, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Leonard B. Roba. Stella was the loving mother of Leonard J. Roba- deceased, and James A.- deceased, (Kathleen) Roba. Dearest grandmother of Jennifer (Michael) Manocchio, Alicia (Scott) Burdecki, Marie (John) Ruck, Melissa (Kevin) Latimer and James C. Roba. Great-grandmother of 10. Daughter of the late John and Anna Ivanauskas (nee Luzinus). Sister to the late William Evanson. Stella's life was dedicated to taking care of her family. 

Emil Sors

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son of the late Phyllis P. and Thomas J. Sors died Saturday December 2, 2017. Brother to the following deceased: Anne Marie Cleary (Jack), Louise P. Panza (Albert) and Rev. Thomas J. Sors O.S.CAM. Mr. Sors is survived by nieces: Sandra Cleary Peer (Chance) Pleasant City, Ohio Susan M. Whetten (Tim), Fort Collins, Colorado and nephew Thomas D. Panza, Lakewood, Ohio. Grandnieces and nephews. Private services were held. Burial Holy Cross Cemetery.Thank God, my mother and my father, my brother and my sisters, my relatives, friends and all of my former students for this wonderful life.