Pastor Lois Ann Hart

Pastor Lois Ann Hart passed away on Saturday November 3rd. Baby Doll wife of Chris. Loving mother of Deanna, Stewart, Stephen and Sandra. Grandmother of Michelle, James, Michael and Jackson. Great-grandmother of Ryan, Logan, Ayden, Landon, Makayla and Kylie. Sister of Paul Hampton. Sister-in-law of Ricky Kinser and Nell Hampton. Family and Friends welcomed at Beyond the Walls Church 101 Woodford Ave. Elyria, 44035 on Thursday November 8, 2-4PM with a service following. A potluck style celebration of life in the Welcome Center will be held following the services. Interment will be private. If you are bringing food for the potluck, due to highly allergic reactions please refrain from bringing anything tomato, potato, peppers or other nightshade related food items. In lieu of flowers family request donations to Beyond the Walls Children's Ministry in Rememberance of Lois Hart c/o Beyond the Walls Church.

Catherine F. Sarby

(nee Bihn), age 81 entered into eternal rest on the 23rd day of the 10th month in the year 2018. Devoted mother of Melissa Marie, her husband Carl Joseph Holland. Beloved sister. Cherished aunt and great-aunt. Loving friend of many.Catherine graduated from St Augustine -where she received all her sacraments- and from St John Cantius High School. She is the recipient of "The Spirit of God Award" from Bishop Anthony Pilla. "Dearest mother. Thank you so very much for all your love and dedication you have shown since my birth." "My beloved mother. Thank you for sharing your gift of faith, love of God,The Church and especially passing on my sincere and deep devotion to the Word Incarnate, Our Blessed Virgin, mother of God, all the Saints and the Most Holy Rosary.Love from your precious daughter. Mass of the Christian Burial at St Augustine Church 2486 W 14th St. on Monday the 29th day of the 10th month at 11AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Family and friends of Catherine received at DONLON FUNERAL HOME 15408 TRISKETT RD. CLEVE., ON SAT. 6-8PM AND SUN 2-4 & 6-8 PM.

Rosemary Duriak


(nee Driscoll) passed away on Tues. Oct. 9th. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Selfless and Loving mother of Mary Jo Gurin, Joey (Lori), Kathleen/Kitten Streem (the late Stevan), Noreen Johnson (Brian), and Tony.Loving "Sis" of Buzz Driscoll. Cherished "Mimi" and "Rosemary" to Dano Gurin Phinney (Matt), Kello and Kato Gurin, Mallory and Carlyle Duriak, Connor and Collin Johnson and Fluffy. Sister-in-law to Anna Durjak. Aunt and great-aunt to many. Rosemary was a retired nurse who worked at St. Alexis Hospital. She will be dearly missed. Funeral Mass Saturday Oct. 13 at 10:30AM at Assumption Church 9183 Broadview Rd. Interment Calvary Cemetery Family will receive friends at THE VODRAZKA FUNERAL HOME OF INDEPENDENCE, 6505 BRECKSVILLE RD., (RT. 21, S. OF ROCKSIDE), Friday 4-8PM. 

June Fleming

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wife of the late Thomas Francis Fleming. Beloved mother of Colleen Fleming Calco (Michael), Maureen Fleming, and the late Charles and Kevin Fleming. Dear grandmother of Carmen Curran (Doug), Julian Bargas and Lauren Fleming. Great-grandmother of Dane Curran. Sister of the late Dorothy Broderick and Kay Oehning. Beloved aunt and great-aunt. Mass of the Christian Burial Sat. Oct. 13th at 10AM at St. Mark Church 15800 Montrose. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Family will receive friends at DONLON FUNERAL HOME 15408 TRISKETT RD. Fri 3-7PM

Sharon Bohaczek

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(nee Barth), beloved wife of the late Adam. Loving mother of (the late) Dale Barth, Adam, Lisa and Rich. Stepmom to Theresa Connors, Grandmother of Jason, Joshua, Lindsey. (the late)Marshall, Ashley and Kelly. Daughter of the late Earl and Doris Barth. Sister of (the late)Dick Young and Sandra White. Aunt and friend of many. Funeral Services Sat. Oct. 6 at 12PM at DONLON FUNERALHOME 15408 TRISKETT RD. Interment Riverside Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday 3-7PM

John J. Brilla

age 77, passed away on Friday September 14. Beloved husband of Dolores (nee Pontoli). Dearest father of Denise Brilla and Thomas Brilla (Linda). Loving grandfather of Jacob Novak, Olivia and Hayley Brilla. Dearest brother of Patricia Egna(John) and Margie Metzger (Rich). Uncle to Michael and Karen Egna and Kim and Jeff Metzger. Funeral Mass Thursday September 20 at 10AM at St. Mel Church 14436 Triskett Rd. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday at DONLON FUNERAL HOME 15408 TRISKETT RD 3-8PM.

Mildred N Nyland

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age 90. Beloved wife of Paul C. for 52yrs. Mother of Geoffrey Funk (Sue), Sandra Larkin (Mike) and the late Barbara Jean Code. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of five. Sister-in-law of Ted (Marie) Nyland. Former Fairview Park Councilman at large for ten years. Graveside services were held privately for the family at Lakewood Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff and caregivers from Griswold Home Care, O'Neill Healthcare-Bay Village and Hospice of the Western Reserve for the kind care they gave Milly during the past year. 

Daniel P Oprea


Daniel P. Oprea, age 51, passed away suddenly on Monday July 30th. Loving son of Mihai and the late Brindusa Oprea. Brother of Carmen Oprea(Tony Vuong) and Diana Montes(Jose). Uncle to Allen, Steven and Katie Vuong, and Dominic and Letitia Montes. Funeral Services Friday August 3rd at 1PM at DONLON FUNERAL HOME 15408 Triskett Rd. Interment St. Theodosius Cemetery.Family will receive friends on Thursday 6-8PM with Orthodox Services being held at 6PM.

Maxine M Schwartz


(nee Shirling) age 90, resident of Lakewood, passed away peacefully June 21, 2018 at the Gardens at Westlake Assisted Living with family by her side. Maxine was born September 19,1927 in Sunman Indiana to the late Earl and Helen (Wiley) Shirling. She is preceded in death by her two brothers, Wayne Shirling and David Shirling. Maxine graduated from Whitestown Indiana HS in 1945 and began her career as a medical secretary working for Indianapolis hospitals. She married the late William F. Schwartz IV of Chicago on April 25, 1959 and soon after began raising their family in Chicago and moved to greater Cleveland area in late 1960's. Maxine was a lovely, elegant, talented and caring person, a gifted pianist, avid basketball fan, loved to travel, volunteer and connect with friends and family on her computer. She had a sharp wit, keen sense of humor and a wonderful outlook on life. Her greatest joy was her family, friends and welcoming people into her home. Maxine had a strong faith, member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Elyria, member of the choir, served as church organist and recently as a resident of Lakewood, became an active member at St Peter's Episcopal Church. She was a member of American Legion Women's Auxiliary and Order of Eastern Star. Maxine was dedicated to the healthcare field, enjoyed her role managing the Outpatient Clinic at Elyria Memorial Hospital and continued to volunteer at area hospitals and clinics throughout her retirement. Maxine is survived by her son Bill (Shari) Schwartz of Powell Ohio and her daughter Susan (Ed) Rundell of Lorain Ohio as well as her grandchildren: Stefan (Natalie) Schwartz, Stu Schwartz, Scott Schwartz, Erica Bell, Stephanie Bell, Jack Bell and her great-grandchildren Vincent Bell and Jack Schwartz. Special thanks to the entire staff at Gardens at Westlake for providing excellent daily care and friendship to Maxine and to the Hospice of Western Reserve for their support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: COPD Foundation/Music Therapy or St. Peter's Episcopal Church. A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held Saturday July 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St Peter's Episcopal Church 18001 Detroit Ave Lakewood OH 44107.

Celeste Pulido


age 63 passed away on Thursday June 21. Loving companion of Harold(Junior)Harry. Cherished mother of Antoinette Anthony(Marc)(nee Garuccio). Loving grandmother of Marc Anthony Jr. Dearest sister of Rosemarie Applebee(dec), Sylvia Coria, Claudia Repine, Mark Pulio,Andrea Deighton and Bernadette McKinley. Loving aunt and friend of many. She will be deeply missed. Services Tuesday June 26 at 7:30PM at DONLON FUNERAL HOME 15408 TRISKETT RD. where the family will receive friends from 4-8PM.

Steven Tetkowski


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


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.


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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 

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