Obituaries

Eternal Rest Grant onto Them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

To the family and friends of our deceased, you have our sympathies and prayers. Below you will find the obituaries of our recently deceased parishioners. If more information is needed, please contact our parish office. 

MARGARET ARVAY (nee Ratkovsky), age 91; beloved mother of Linda Arvay (Jerome Heinzen); loving grandmother of Eva Heinzen (Michael Lackey) and Karl (deceased) Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME 4747 TURNEY RD. CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD. FOR VISITATION ON MONDAY, AUGUST 19, 2019 FROM 10-11 AM. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Monday, August 19 at 11am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church at 11:30am. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at www.GDFH.net.

RICHARD J. GOLIAS, SR. “RED” age 90, beloved husband of the late Wanda M. (nee Shiplett).  Dear father of Robert, Marie, Richard j. Jr., Anne, Karl, Timothy and Paul (Emma).  Loving grandfather of Richard M., Katie and Jimmy.  Dear brother of Robert D. (deceased) (Joanne, surviving).  Dear uncle and great uncle of many.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to St. Andrew’s Abbey or Benedictine High School 10510 Buckeye Rd., Cleve. OH 44104.  Friends received at the Hopko Funeral Home, 6020 Broadview Road (S of Snow Road) Parma where services will be held Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Therese Church 5276 E. 105th at Granger Road Garfield Hts.  Burial at All Saints Cemetery.  Visitation 3-8 p.m. Friday, August 16

RAYMOND HOOVER age 94, Loving husband of Dorothy for 65 years. Dear father of Abbot Gary, OSB and Mark (Kris). Cherished grandfather of David (Lisa) and Jennifer (Brendan). Great-grandfather of Benjamin and Henry. Son of Harold and Alice (both dec). Brother of Clarabelle (dec) and Alan (dec) (Barbara). Dear uncle and friend of many. WWII Navy veteran. Family suggests contributions to Benedictine Order of Cleveland, Monk Retirement Fund, 10510 Buckeye Road, Cleveland, 44104. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, August 12 at 10 am at St. Andrew Abbey at Benedictine High School, 10510 Buckeye Road, Cleveland. PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE DONALD A. FAULHABER FUNERAL HOME, 7915 Broadview Road (at Sprague) on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.

ENDRE J. ZEFFER, age 93. Beloved husband of the late Jane L.; loving father of Christine Czajka (Kevin), Joseph A. (Tammy), and Rosemarie Fischietto (Tom); cherished grandfather of Timothy Czajka (Amanda), Michael Czajka (Emma Royan), Joseph (Courtney), Ashley Grabowski (Michael), Catherine, Kelly Fischietto (Pete Shannon), Sarah Sweeney (Dan) and Nicholas Fischietto and great-grandfather of six; dear brother of the late Joseph and additional family in Budapest.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., where services will be held Saturday, August 10 at 9:30 AM and at St. Therese Church, Granger Rd., at 10:00 AM.  Interment Calvary Cemetery.  VISITING HOURS: FRIDAY 4-8 PM.

JOHANNA T. REGEL (nee Morweiser), age 91. Beloved wife of the late Rudi; loving mother of Bernard (Gayle), Paul (Lana), Loretta, and the late Maria; cherished grandmother of Eric and Adam. Loving daughter of Karl and Bertha (nee Kreger) and one of 12 siblings. She loved to cook, bake (especially those famous almond Spritz cookies), be with her family, and practice her faith.  She loved to knit, crochet, and generously shared her beautiful creations with family and friends. In addition to being a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother; she worked in the Dietary department at Marymount hospital. Her red hair, warm smile, and friendly disposition made everyone instantly like and remember her. We will miss her but know she joins our Father as an angel in heaven. A private ceremony will be held for family and friends. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St Therese Church 5276 East 105th Street Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125 or Franciscan Missions P.O. Box 130 Waterford WI 53185. The family invites you to share your thoughts and fond memories of Johanna at www.ferfoliafuneralhomes.com

Dolores A. Kryz (nee Spatny), age 85, of Garfield Hts. Beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Cheryl (Bob) Russell, late David Semancik, Jimette Woehrman and Amber Kryz; dearest grandmother of Leonard Smith; dear great grandmother of Jacob Ritter; sister of Donald, Jerry, James and the late Albert Spatny. Friends received at THE ST. JOHN FUNERAL HOME, 923 BROADWAY, BEDFORD (ONE MILE WEST OF FORBES-BROADWAY EXIT 0F I-271) FRIDAY 4 – 7 P.M. where prayers will be held Saturday, July 27 at 9:15 A.M. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church, Garfield Hts. at 10 A.M. Burial Holy Cross Cemetery. Although flowers are appreciated, the family suggests contributions to an animal shelter of your choice in memory of Dolores A. Kryz.

Sara A. Soltesz (nee Costanzo); beloved wife of Steve (deceased); mother of Steven (Faye) and Susan; grandmother of Michael and David; daughter of Sebastian and Marana (both deceased); sister of Louise Stulak (Jack), and the following deceased: Carmella, Sebastian, Frank, Louis, Anthony, Mary, and Sylvia; dear aunt and friend to many. Sara was a long-time parishioner of St Therese Church, and volunteered for many years at Marymount Hospital. Services: Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Therese Church. (Please meet at church). Family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 Blocks South of Rockside) on Friday from 5-8p.m. Burial will take place at All Saints Cemetery.

DAVID JOSEPH BARTO age 57, Beloved husband of Barbara Jean (nee Davis); Loving father of Daniel, Matthew and Caroline; Dearest son of the late Gertrude and Enoch; Cherished brother of Linda Toaddy (Phil), Elaine Kirby (Bob), Larry and the late Sharon; Dear son-in-law of Marian and the late William Davis; Dear brother-in-law, uncle, cousin, friend and coworker to many. With the Saints, give rest, O Christ, to the soul of Thy servant Dave, where there is neither sickness, nor sorrow, nor sighing, but life everlasting. Friends may call at the FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME 356  W. AURORA RD (ST RT 82) SAGAMORE HILLS FOR VISITATION TUESDAY 2-4 and 6-8PM. Family and friends are asked to gather Wednesday at St. Therese Catholic Church 5276 E. 105th St. Garfield Heights for a Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate David’s life at 10:00AM. VISITATION WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM UNTIL TIME OF SERVICES. Interment All Saints Cemetery.

James D. Rickelman age 81. husband of Joan (deceased).  Passed away 6/7/19.  Funeral at St. Therese 6/12/19. Buried at Calvary Cemetery. Latek/Rybicki

Susanne Sanders Age 62. Daughter of the late Celia and Edward. Dear Sister of Edward, Joanne Sanders-Reio (Thomas), Robert, and Dianne Malinowski. Special Aunt of Callie (Matt), Korie, Rachael (Jason), Elise (Trevor), Stephanie (Chad), Brooke, Dillon and Great Aunt of eight. VISITATION FRIDAY, MAY 24, AT THE FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME, 7076 BRECKSVILLE RD., INDEPENDENCE, OHIO FROM 4 – 7:00 P.M. Memorial Service Saturday 10:00 a.m. at St. Therese Church, 5276 E. 105th St., Garfield Hts., OH. Interment Private.

ROSE MARIE  BOLESTA  (nee Proch), age 87; beloved wife of the late Myron; dear sister of the following deceased: Frances Berdge, Clara Rozak, Gertrude Borowski, Joanna Klimczak, Eleanore Goliat, Loretta Fronczak, Harry Proch, and Athony Proch; loving aunt and great aunt of many.  Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME 4747 TURNEY RD. CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD. FOR VISITATION  ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2019 FROM 4-8 PM.  Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 23, 2019  at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church at 10:00 am. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at www.GDFH.net. 

DOLORES J. “DOLLY” PAWLOSKI (nee Mrugacz), Beloved wife of George A.; Loving mother of Edward M. Balcerzak (Carolyn), Linda Calapa (Frank), Karen Huffman (Robert), and the late Bernadette Berdella; Step-Mother of Theresa Viccaro (Nick), Debbie Vidmar, Thomas Pawloski (Margie), and Michelle Hartman (Ken); Dearest grandma and bushy to 18; dear great grandma and bushy to 6; sister of Josephine Balcerzak (Leonard). Family suggeests memorial contributions in her name to Holy Family Home 6707 State Rd. Parma, OH 44134. Friends may call at the FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME 356 W.AURORA RD (ST RT 82) SAGAMORE HILLS where Funeral  Service will be held Monday at 7:00PM. VISITATION MONDAY 2:00-7:00PM.

ARLENE F. KORNUC, (nee Vizer), age 84.  Beloved wife of the late John C.; loving mother of Christine Slivka (Gary) and John J. (Sandra); cherished grandmother of Gary M. Slivka, Catherine O’Neil, and Amanda Kornuc; dear sister of Louise Linhart (deceased); dearest aunt, cousin, and friend of many.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., where services will be held Monday, April 29 at 9:30 AM and at St. Therese Church, corner of E. 105th St. and Granger Rd at 10:00 AM.  Interment All Saints Cemetery.  VISITING HOURS: SATURDAY 3-5 PM and SUNDAY 2-4 PM.

Daniel Biada, Sr. beloved husband of the late Donna L. (nee Kaczmarczyk). Loving father of Daniel (Christine) and Jaclyn Meyer (Drew). Grandfather of Kaitlyn, Kimberly, Lyla, Audrey and Theodore. Loving partner of Mattie Krause. Son of the late Charles F. Biada and Virginia (nee Morrish). Brother of Chuck, Virginia Hyvarinen and Sue Kornatowski. Brother-in-law of Shiela Sumen. Visitation Monday March 25, 2019 from 3- 7 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville (1/2 mile North of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10:00 a.m. at St. Therese Church 5276 East 105 Street Garfield Heights, Ohio.(PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH) Interment Eastlawn Memory Gardens. -

 DELPHINE A. MARSZAL  (nee Kosicki), age 85; beloved wife of the late Leonard; devoted mother of Jim (Stephanie), Gary (Cindy) and Jeff (Mary); cherished grandmother of Katie (Brandon); loving daughter of Anthony and Helen (both deceased). Delphine always enjoyed spending time with her family, their canine companions and looked forward to following her beloved Cleveland Indians.  Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME 4747 TURNEY RD. CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD. FOR VISITATION ON FRIDAY, MARCH   22, 2019 FROM 4:00-8:00 PM.  Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 23, 2019  at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church at 10:00 am. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at www.GDFH.net. 

CHARLES F. BOYD JR., age 71.  Beloved husband of Madelyn (nee Cruso); loving father of Greg; dear brother of Judy, Bruce and Keith.  U.S. Navy Veteran.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., for VISITING HOURS:  WEDNESDAY 2-4 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 14, at St. Therese Church, corner of Granger Rd. and E. 105th St., at 10:00 AM.  PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.  Entombment Friday, March 15, Lafayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, PA.

Martha Otero (nee Ocasio), age 99; beloved wife for 71 years of the late Antonio; loving mother of Tony, and Elving (Dorothy); devoted grandmother of Lisa, Darren (Emily Jo), Beth, Kimberly Ann, Theodore (Kelly), Jennifer, John (Deanna) and Matthew (Liz); cherished great grandmother of 14; member of St. Therese Church for over 40 years. Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME 4747 TURNEY RD. CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD. FOR VISITATION FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2019 FROM 5-9PM. Prayers will be held at the funeral home Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:30am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church, 5276 E. 105th St. Garfield Heights, at 11:00am. Interment Riverside Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at www.GDFH.net

Stephanie (Toth) Varvarovsky age 39 passed away January 31, 2019.  Memorial service Tuesday, February 12, 7 p.m. at St. Therese Church.  Visitation 6:30-7 p.m.

Carol Sabol (nee Danko), age 69, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019. Loving mother of Bob (Lisa) Sabol. Cherished grandmother of Alyssa and Alex. Dear sister of Dale Danko. Preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Rita (nee Gladdish) Danko. Visitation Saturday, February 2, 2019 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 5276 E. 105th St., Garfield Hts., at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Interment All Saints Cemetery. vodrazkafuneralhome.net

Richard Kawolics age 88; beloved husband of Therese (nee Crasi); loving father of Richard Kawolics (Susi) and Beth Jones (Kerwyn), devoted grandfather of Kailey (Rusty), Kiran, Jacob and Lucas; dear brother of Rita Pawlowski, Raymond (Joan), Dorothy Springer, and Peter (deceased) and brother-in-law of Sal Crasi (Carol); Richard was a former Garfield Heights Councilman, President of the Garfield Heights Board of Education, Commissioner of the Garfield Heights Baseball League and a U. S. Air Force Korean War Veteran. Friends may call at THE VODRAZKA FUNERAL HOME OF INDEPENDENCE, 6505 BRECKSVILLE RD., (RT. 21, S. OF ROCKSIDE), FOR VISITATION THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 FROM 4-8PM. Family and friends are asked to meet at St. Therese Church, 5276 E. 105th St. Garfield Heights, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, February 1 at 10:00 am. Interment All Saints Cemetery. vodrazkafuneralhome.net

John Wicinski 97, beloved husband of the late Alice (nee: Bondel). Dear father of Lucia Dominak (Stephen) and Joseph. Loving grandfather of Mark (Brittany). Dear brother of Irene Chalko, Clem, and Art. Preceded in death by siblings Mary Choromanski, Sophie Sarnowski, Martin, Roman, and Carl. He grew up in Cleveland and joined the Navy in July of 1940, serving as a gunner's mate on the USS Trenton and the USS Tucson. His wartime experience on board the Tucson is detailed in the book "Cleveland in World War II" (page 100). He returned from the service in July of 1946 and married his childhood sweetheart in 1947. They built a house and moved to Garfield Hts. in 1950. John was employed by the Newburgh and South Shore Railroad as foreman of the Car Shop prior to his retirement in 1981. In retirement he enjoyed fishing, watching his grandson grow up, and attending numerous ship reunions of the Trenton, first with his wife, and later with his son. Visitation Sunday January 27, 2019, from 2-6 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd.(1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Prayers Monday at the Funeral Home at 9:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church at 10:00 a.m. Entombment All Saints Cemetery.

Maryann Fixel age 78, Beloved mother of Andrew Jr. (Christine) and Ronald; loving grandmother of Maryann Bushea (Brian); dear great-grandmother of Mark Stucko and Michael Thies; cherished sister of John Vigliotti (Carol), Pat Vigliotti (Andrea-deceased), Rosemarie Majkrzak (Joseph), and Jeanette Donnelly (Darryl). Dear aunt, great-aunt, and friend of many. Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., where services will be held Saturday, January 19 at 9:30 AM and at St. Therese Church, corner of E. 105th St. and Granger Rd at 10:00 AM. VISITING HOURS: FRIDAY 2-4 and 6-8 PM. www.LatekFuneralHomes.com

Patricia Kraft (nee Cesar) age 85, beloved wife of the late Richard E. Dear mother of Mary Kay Kraft and Richard P. Kraft (Sandra). Loving grandmother of Renee Kraft and Michael Kraft. Dear sister of many deceased siblings. Friends received TUESDAY 4-8P.M.at the HOPKO FUNERAL HOME 6020 BROADVIEW RD. (S OF SNOW RD) PARMA where services will be held Wednesday January 16, 2019 at 9:15a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St Therese Church at 10a.m. Private Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery Seville, OH. Online Condolences at: www.hopkofuneralhome.com

Michael L. Gardella age 50. Beloved son of Robert L. (deceased) and Phyllis (nee Ritley); loving brother of Natalie (Keith), Robert M. (deceased), John, and Elizabeth (Brian); dear father of Stephen; cherished uncle and great-uncle of many. Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., where services will be held Wednesday, January 9 at 9:30 AM and at St. Therese Church, Granger Rd., at 10:00 AM. Interment Calvary Cemetery. VISITING HOURS: TUESDAY 2-4 and 6-8 PM. www.LatekFuneralHomes.com

Lottie M. Huter (nee Ulatowski), age 96; beloved wife of the late Chester S.; loving mother of David C. (John Burns, deceased), and Linda M. Hudeck (Gary); devoted grandmother of Steven Huter, Brian Huter (Heather), Erin Meilton (Brian) and Krysten Cottrell (Nate); cherished great grandmother of Arlo, Zoey, Karly and Emma; dear sister, aunt and great aunt. Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME 4747 TURNEY RD. CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD. FOR VISITATION THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2018 FROM 10AM-11AM. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Thursday at 11:00am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church at 11:30am. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, E. 71st St.

Herta Mironik (nee Lang), age 95. Beloved wife of the late George; loving mother of Edith Nichols (Phillip), George (Sandra), and Louise M. Wells (Carl); dear grandmother of Shawn (Michele), Tammy (Chris), Bradley (Cortnee), and Ryan; sister of nine; aunt of Gertrude Rucker. Friends may call at THE FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME, 356 WEST AURORA RD (OH RT 82), SAGAMORE HILLS FOR VISITATION ON THURSDAY FROM 2 – 6 P.M. Funeral Friday, 9 a.m. at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church. Interment Crown Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Associationa>legacy.html%3FgiftFirstName%3DHerta%26 PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.

Margaret D. Mocarski (nee Leszcynski), age 90.  Beloved wife of the late Frank J.; loving mother of David (Janet) and Donald (Kathleen); cherished grandmother of Jared, Taylor, and Ryan (Amber); dear sister of Dorothy Modzelewski.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., where services will be held Wednesday, November 21, at 1:00 PM.  VISITING HOURS:  WEDNESDAY 11:00 AM until time of service.  Interment Calvary Cemetery

Christine McKale (nee Rucci), age 86, beloved wife of late Thomas; devoted mother of Renetta Spalek (Bill), Rhonda Baran (Glenn) and Thomas McKale; cherished grandmother of Robert, RJ, Matthew, Jennifer, Nicholas, Amber, Thomas Jr. and Michael; loving great grandmother of Brandon, Thomas and Marilyn; caring sister of Al, Nikki, Joe (deceased), John, Theresa (deceased) and Mary. Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME 4747 TURNEY RD. CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD. FOR VISITATION ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2018 FROM 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church at 10:00 am. Interment All Saints Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at www.GDFH.net.

Donald “Red” Thompson, age 82. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Stubljer). Loving father to Cynthia Piechowski (deceased), Linda Schroeder (Vince Malatesta), Donald A. Jr. (deceased), and Tina. Grandfather to Eric (Mary), Lisa, Alex, Warren (Elyse), Russell (Samantha), Samantha, Allen, Jenny (Walter), Ryan (Katie), Dan, and Trey. Great grandfather to Ellie, Bryce, Byron and Henry. Son to the late Lewis Thompson and Lillie Gusdanovic. Brother to Roberta Macy, Joann Gusdanovic, Everett William (deceased), Andy, Jim and Betty Ann. Uncle and friend to many.

Visitation Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd, Independence, OH 44131. Friday, November 16, funeral home prayers at 9:30 a.m. followed by 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Family requests donations be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Grand Central Station PO Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777 and to Jennings Nursing Home 10204 Granger Rd, Garfield Heights, OH 44125.

 

Marjorie Odeal(nee Looman), age 94, of Garfield Heights, OH, died peacefully on October 23, 2018 at Villa St. Joseph home. Beloved wife of the late Erwin; devoted mother of Erwin J. (Kathleen) and David H.; cherished grandmother of Laurel A. Maher (James) and Brian J. Odeal (Maria); loving great grandmother of Alex and Abby Maher, and Jack, Benjamin, and Joshua Odeal. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Therese Church, Granger Rd and 105th St., Garfield Hts., Ohio 44125 at 10:30 am, Saturday, November 10, 2018. Family and friends are invited to gather at 10:00 am before the Mass in the church vestibule. Internment will be immediately thereafter at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in her name to St. Therese Church.

AGNES L. CALLEN, (nee Zimmerman), age 101.  Beloved wife of the late Earl R.; loving mother of Virginia and James (Deborah); cherished grandmother of Rebecca and Emily (Theresa); dear sister of eight (all deceased).  Agnes was a volunteer at Marymount Hospital and the Senior Center, belonged to the Garfield Hts. Seniors and enjoyed knitting and painting.  In lieu of flowers family suggests contributions to Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland, 44106.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., for VISITING HOURS: FRIDAY 2-6 PM.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, November 3, at St. Therese Church, corner of E. 105th St. and Granger Rd. at 10:00 AM.  Please meet at church.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

PATRICIA GALLAGHER, age 78.  Beloved daughter of the late Willis and Mary (nee Simmerly); loving sister of Thomas (Carol), Willis (deceased) (Betty) and the following deceased: Alice Dynowski (Edmund) and Jacklyn Keglovic (Leo); dear aunt, great-aunt, and godmother of many.  Patricia was a longtime parishioner at St. Therese Church, a very active member of the Garfield Hts. Democratic Club and a 40 year employee of the Allstate Corp.  Family suggests contributions to St. Therese Church, 5276 E. 105th St., Garfield Hts., 44125.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., for a MEMORIAL GATHERING: THURSDAY 2-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, November 2, at St. Therese Church, corner of E. 105th St. and Granger Rd. at 10:00 AM.  Please meet at church.  Interment All Saints Cemetery. 

Eve H. Dankowski (Nee Wolkowicz) Age 99, Beloved wife of the late John J.; Loving mother of Thomas A. (Nancy) and Kenneth J.(Debbie); Dearest grandmother of Carolyn Dankowski (Bill Marshall) and Jeffry Dankowski (Emily); sister of the late Walter Wolkowicz (Lottie) and the late Joe Wolk; dear aunt. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions in her name to the St. Therese Building Fund 5276 E. 105th Street Garfield Heights, OH 44125. Friends may call at the FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME 356 W. AURORA RD (ST RT 82) SAGAMORE HILLS FOR VISITATION TUESDAY 4:00-8:00PM. Funeral Wednesday 9:00AM at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Eve's life 10:00AM at St. Therese Catholic Church. Interment St. Mary Cemetery.

Margaret Hlavaty (nee Liskey). Beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Dear mother of John (Shirley). Grandmother of Maureen Hirt (Jeffrey), Mellisa Arko (Eric) and Martin (Danielle).Great grandmother of Aaron, Ryan and Styles. Daughter of the late Louis and Helen (nee Drotas). Sister of Frank (Kathy) and the late Helen Bendula, and Ethel Craig. Visitation Tuesday October 2, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Prayers at the funeral home on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Therese Church. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Margaret was a member of St. Therese Seniors and loved to golf. 

Thelma Kilfoyle (nee Salwan) age 95, took her final breath surrounded by her loving family on September 21 at her home in Sagamore Hills. Beloved wife of Frank W. (deceased). Treasured mother of Margaret (Peggie) Sikon (Michael, deceased); Patricia Coyne (Robert, deceased); and Ellen Linhart (Richard). Cherished grandmother of Missy Sikon; Meg Popa (George); Jonathan Coyne (Jennifer); Kelly de Roulet ("Steph"); Trish Rasniewski (Chris); and Michael Linhart. Loving great-grandmother of Brayden, Ellyse, Michael, Rhys, Oliver, Robert, Adelaide, and Scarlett. Dear sister of Joseph Salwan (deceased) (Lillian, deceased); Rose Agnes Bastian (deceased) (Robert); and Rosemary Holobinko (Paul). Adored aunt and friend to many. Thelma took the perils of life and created a legacy of love and grace, kindness and compassion, and hard work and perseverance. She will forever be remembered for making every celebration sweet, making strangers feel like family, and faithfully cheering on her Cleveland Indians. Thelma's loved ones are grateful for the gentle care provided by the angels of Crossroads Hospice. The family suggests donations to St. Therese Church Restoration Fund, 5276 East 105th Street, Garfield Heights, OH 44125. Visitation Monday from 2-8 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd. (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Rd.) Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10:00 a.m. at St. Therese Church. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH) Interment Calvary Cemetery.

Margaret (Margie) HURTACK (nee Buvalic) beloved wife of the late George J.. Dear daughter of Veronica (nee Golias) and Frank Buvalic (both deceased). Dear sister of the following deceased: Veronica Kvasnok, and Joseph, Frank, John and Andrew Buvalic. Cherished aunt, great aunt and great great aunt. Memorial donations are suggested to St Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Friends received at the HOPKO FUNERAL HOME 6020 BROADVIEW RD (S OF SNOW RD) PARMA where services will be held Saturday September 1, 2018 at 10:15a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church (Garfield Hts) at 11 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. VISITING HOURS:2-8PM FRIDAY Online Condolences at: www.hopkofuneralhome.com

DOROTHY A. DOERGER, (nee Miklavcic), age 91.  Beloved wife of the late Paul E. Sr.; loving mother of Paul Jr., John, Jeffrey (deceased), and David (deceased); cherished grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of eight; dear aunt of many.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., where services will be held Friday, August 31, at 9:30 AM and at St. Therese Church, Granger Rd., at 10:00 AM.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.  VISITING HOURS: THURSDAY 6-8 PM.

Francis C. “Digger” Bican, 81, of Garfield Heights passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. He was born October 19, 1936 in Cleveland to the late William and Mary Bican. Beloved husband of 59 years to Carol (nee Vank); loving father of Denise Jendre (Andrew), Tim Bican (Betty) and Kelly Tarnowski (Jeff); dear grandfather of Kevin Vencl, Valerie Basch (Ryan), Jason Jendre (Lindy), Erik Jendre (Sara), Luke Tarnowski (fiancé Sarah), Allyson Bican, Travis Tarnowski, Holly Bican, Sam Tarnowski and Nathan Tarnowski; great-grandfather of Aria and Jolee Basch. Dearest brother of Bernice Roark (deceased), Rita Zack (deceased), William (deceased) wife Joyce and brother-in-law of Lorre and Art Zygmunt; dear uncle and friend to many. Digger loved his dog Molly as well as all dogs throughout his life. Visitation Friday, August 24, 2018 from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the FORTUNA FUNERAL HOME 7076 Brecksville Rd., Independence. Prayers at the funeral home on Saturday at 9:15 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery.

Susan Marie Pluto (nee Burke), age 56. Beloved wife of Robert; loving mother of Jodi (Ken), Bob (Denise), and Nathan Leonard; dear grandmother of Gabby, Parker, and Ava; Loving daughter of William and Joyce Burke; daughter-in-law of Doris Rusnak; sister of Johnny, Cathy, Patty, Billy, and the late Tommy. Friends may call at THE FERFOLIA FUNERAL HOME, 356 WEST AURORA RD. (OH RT 82), SAGAMORE HILLS FOR VISITATION ON WEDNESDAY FROM 2 – 4, 6 – 8 P.M. Funeral Thursday, 9 a.m. at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. at St Therese Catholic Church. Interment Crown Hill Cemetery. www.ferfolia.com

 JOSEPH F. NALEPKA, age 79.  Beloved husband of Carol A. (nee Pirman); loving father of Joseph P. (Sharon) and Mark J. (Cindy); cherished grandfather of Michael, Alexandra, Lucas, and Charlie; dear brother of Frank, (deceased), Ann (deceased), Dorothy (deceased), Betty, and Edward.  US Army Veteran.  Family suggests contributions to The Sorrowful Mother Shrine, 4106 State Route 269, Bellevue, OH  44811.  Friends may call at LATEK & RYBICKI, A GOLDEN RULE FUNERAL HOME, 4640 TURNEY RD., where services will be held Monday, August 6, at 9:30 AM and at St. Therese Church, Granger Rd., at 10:00 AM.  Interment All Saints Cemetery.  VISITING HOURS:  SUNDAY 2-4 and 6-8 PM.

 Elizabeth Theresa Alder (nee Long) age 94 of Concord Township formerly of Bedford Hts., beloved wife of the late Robert Milton Alder, dear mother of Elizabeth Mroczka, Robert H. (Shari) Alder-deceased, Thomas (Michelle) Alder, Cynthia Clemens, Timothy (Heather) Alder, James (Barbara) Alder-deceased and Mary (Anthony) Zenone, former mother-in-law of Ralph Clemens and Judith Alder. loving grandmother of 16 and great grandmother of 14, sister of 14. Elizabeth was born in Brooklyn, NY and passed away Saturday July 28, 2018 in Cleveland. Friends will be received Thursday Aug. 2, 2018 from 4-8 PM at JOHNSON-ROMITO FUNERAL HOME 521 Broadway Bedford, Ohio 440-232-1441 Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday Aug. 3, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Therese Catholic Church (Corner of Granger Rd. and 105th St.) Garfield Hts., Ohio. ALL TO MEET AT CHURCH . Entombment Hillcrest Cemetery Mausoleum.

Elizabeth "Betty" Boschini (nee Corsi); beloved wife of the late Victor J.; loving mother of Gail Bennett (John) of Columbus, OH, Dr. Victor Boschini, Jr. (Megan) of Texas and Bethanne Boschini (Barry, deceased) of Nevada; devoted grandmother of Alexandra Texler (Benjamin), Spencer (Megan) and Bryan Bennett, Elizabeth Rosenzweig (Evan), Mary Catherine Geiger (Captain Joseph), Edward and Margaret Boschini; cherished great grandmother of Katherine and Margaret Texler and Charlotte Bennett; dear sister of Gloria Aiello; special sister-in-law, Sara Corsi; and sister of the following deceased: Frank, Victor, Louise Sineri, Edmund, Lola Elkanick, Romolo, Vincent, Gaston, Louis, Emerick, Fred, Henry, Irma Langmacher, Rudolph, Harold, and Ethel Turchi. Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME, 4747 TURNEY RD., CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD., where prayers will be held Monday, July 30, 2018 at 11 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Therese Church, 5276 E. 105th, corner of Granger Road at 11:30am. VISITATION MONDAY, JULY 30 FROM 9-11 AM. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. Online condolences may be submitted at GDFH.net. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Elizabeth's name to Mt. Carmel Hospice, 1144 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215.

Nancy P. Zielinsky (nee Stucker), age 78, passed away peacefully at Ames Family Hospice of the Western Reserve on July 4, 2018 to join the Lord. Our beloved Nancy was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and wife. She was born in Cleveland, OH and was raised by her two uncles, James and Paul, in Garfield Heights. Married to her husband, Rudolph, for 57 beautiful years. She was a loving mother of Mary (husband, Matthew), Patricia (husband, Joseph), Christine (husband, Paul), and John (wife, Theresa). Devoted grandmother to ten children: Kevin (wife, Meghan), Alex, Joshua, Katelin (husband, Matthew), Evan, Madeline, Theresa, and Alayna. Doting great-grandmother of Cayden and Lucas. Nancy also was a loving sister to Sally. Nancy cherished all her family and friends of over 50 years, and they have been a constant support of comfort throughout her life. In Nancy's own words, "I love you all, goodbye." Lastly, a quote that Nancy lived by and that all her friends and family saw her illuminate in her life, "The sunshine of her smile made life worthwhile." Friends may call at GOLUBSKI DELIBERATO FUNERAL HOME 4747 TURNEY RD. CORNER of GARFIELD BLVD. FOR VISITATION ON SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2018 FROM 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm. Family and friends are asked to meet at St. Therese Church, 5276 E 105th St, Garfield Heights, OH 44125, where a Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated in Nancy's honor on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 10:00 am. Contributions will be made in Nancy's honor to Ames Family Hospice House, 30080 Hospiceway, Westlake, Oh 44145. Online condolences may be submitted at www.GDFH.net.