Death Notices

Nook Huettner, Mary Elizabeth

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: September 27, 10:30 am

Mary Elizabeth Nook Huettner of Fort Wayne, Indiana passed away peacefully on September 20, 2022. Mary grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio where she attended Gesu School, Hathaway Brown School, and Shaker Heights High School. She was an accomplished figure skater and skated in many Carnivals at the Cleveland Skating Club...more >


Christy, Mary

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 9, 10:00 am

Mary Catherine (nee Coyne) Christy, 101, loving mother of Kathleen A. Christy and James J. (Sandi) Christy; cherished grandmother of Rosemary “Rosie” and Susanne “Susie”; and aunt of nieces and nephews. Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James J. Christy; parents, John L. and Catherine V. (nee Derrig) Coyne; and siblings, Nancy Coyne and John Coyne...more >


Petrick, Bertalan "Bert"

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: August 10, 11:00 am

BERTALAN C. “BERT” PETRICK, age 86. Beloved husband of 62 years to Maria Petrick (nee Casagrande); dearest father of Mary Grace Wible, Rose Angst (Andy), Edward Petrick, Susanne Knauer and the late Peter Petrick...more >


Mooney, R. Hayden "Beau"

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 12, 11:00 am

R. HAYDEN “BEAU” MOONEY, III, age 43, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday, August 1st at his home in Cleveland Heights, Ohio after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of almost 10 years to Cara Bastulli and the dearest daddy of Maeve and Hayden. He was the loving son of R. Hayden “Buster” Mooney Jr., (deceased) and M. Eileen Corrigan and the most wonderful brother of Molly Mooney Beam (Pat), Maggie Mooney (Beau Bonner), and Brigid Mooney...more >


Hummer, Therese

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 6, 11:00 am

THERESE J. HUMMER (nee Buettner), age 97, entered into eternal life on July 30, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Harlan; dearest mother of Barbara Smilanic (Jack), Thomas (Riana), Gregory, Mary "Jody" Salata (Bob), James (Kim), Margaret Bigach, and Paul Hummer...more >


Amato, Joseph

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 3, 10:30 am

JOSEPH C. AMATO, age 78, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022. Beloved son of the late Joseph and Angela (nee Rini) Amato; loving brother of Carmelle Young (Dave), Charles Amato and loving sister-in-law Linda Amato...more >


Swick, Edward

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: July 15, 10:30 am

Edward, married for 66 years, was the beloved husband to Arlene (Nawrocki) (deceased January 6, 2021). He was the loving father of Alan Swick (Diella) and Karen Ostanek (Steven); and grandfather to Kristyn and Lauren Ostanek...more >


Todd, Joan

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: June 23, 11:00 am

JOAN TODD (nee Parman), beloved wife of the late Charles; dear mother of Charles (Bernadette), Paul (Sandra) and the late Michael (Kim) and Renee Sidley (Joseph)...more >


Walton, Joseph

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: June 15, 10:30 am

JOSEPH M. WALTON, age 95. Beloved husband of the late Marguerite “Babe” M. (nee Monroe); dearest father of Joseph P. (Kathleen), Gerald R., D. Michael (Barbara), Mary W. McKenna (John), Robert G. (Anne), Suzanne W. Prunka (William), Megan Walton (Kim) and Nancy W. Hyland (James)...more >


Noeth, Matthew

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: June 10, 10:30 am

MATTHEW NOETH, age 32. Beloved son of David and Christy (nee Morgan); dear brother of Jessica; loving nephew and cousin...more >


Diemer, Marge

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: May 27, 12:00 pm

MARGARET JEAN “MARGE” (ROE), age 93, formerly of University Heights, Ohio, born March 29, 1928 in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin; died January 23, 2022 in Cleveland...more >


Mannino, Madeline

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: May 25, 10:30 am

MADELINE MANNINO  (nee Damaso), aged 100 years, beloved wife of the late Anthony, dearest mother of Rosemary Weltman (husband Harry – deceased), Susan Yuratovac (husband Donald) and Joseph A. (husband Carl Creagh)...more >


Taylor, Patricia

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: May 20, 10:00 am

PATRICIA A. TAYLOR (nee Lavis), age 80, passed away on May 13, 2022 after a battle with cancer. Beloved wife of 56 years to James S. Taylor, M.D.; dearest mother of Dr. David (Amy) Taylor, Dr. Margaret (John) Ruesch and Stephen (Shannon) Taylor...more >


Read, Eileen

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: May 17, 1:00 pm

EILEEN M. READ (nee Diedrich), age 83, passed away on May 15, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 1, 1938 to the late Raymond J. and Catherine M. Diedrich (nee Dybzinski). Beloved wife of 30 years to the late Joseph G. Read; loving mother of Michelle Abate (Mike), Patti Mayer (Todd), Cathy Semerano (Alex) and the late Michael J. Read...more >


 Carney, Mary

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: May 19, 10:30 am

MARY T. CARNEY (nee Tupta), age 72. Beloved wife of Timothy J. Carney; dear mother of Sharon A. Carney of Michigan, Katherine M. Shahbazi (Reza) and Christine E. Santiago (Joseph); cherished grandmother of Lily and Danny Shahbazi, and Gabe Carney...more >


McMyler, Mary Lou

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: April 25, 11:00 am

Mary Lou McMyler was born in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Charles G. Sr. and Dorothy (nee Heuslein). She passed away peacefully, on April 12, 2022, at the age of 73, with family by her side. She was the cherished sister of the late Charles G. Jr., James, Patricia Fotheringham and John...more >


Fogarty, Laura

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: April 7, 10:00 am

LAURA J. FOGARTY passed away peacefully on April 1, 2022 at age 67 surrounded by her beloved family after a 12 year battle with uterine carcinosarcoma. Her loving spirit and zest for life will carry on through her family and friends. Laura had an infectious positive attitude and often made strangers smile. She was a selfless, loving woman who always put others first until her last breath...more >


Pinzone, Graziella

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: March 22, 12:00 pm

Graziella Pinzone was born on July 1, 1932 and passed away on March 13, 2022 in Plantation, Florida...more >


Simon, William

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: February 26, 10:30 am

William A. "Bill" Simon, age 73 of Shaker Hts., OH passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 12. A graduate of Hopkins Grammar School, Colgate University, and Washington and Lee University School of Law, he practiced environmental and labor law for 35 years before starting his own consulting firm...more >


Sarakaitis, Marsha

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: February 19, 10:00 am

Marsha Corlett Sarakaitis passed away peacefully on February 11, 2022, surrounded by her loving family and wonderful caregiver Linda, at Rose Senior Living at age 82.  She was the devoted wife of US Army Colonel (Ret.) Joseph Sarakaitis for 60 years, beloved daughter to the late Allen N. Corlett, Sr. and Dorothy (Wilhelmy) Corlett.  Cherished sister of Mary Anne Rotatori (Robert) and Sr. Jennifer Corlett, O.S.U. and the late Allen (Chip) Corlett, Jr.  She is the cherished and loving mother of Deborah Straniero (the late John), Joseph Sarakaitis (Molly), Catherine Kingsbury (Bryan) and Christopher Sarakaitis (Erica)...more >


Horwath, Jeanne

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: February 11, 10:30 am

JEANNE L. HORWATH (nee Buehrer), age 80 from complications of Covid. Beloved wife of the late Darrell John “Dick” Horwath; dearest mother of Christine, Mark, and Matthew Horwath...more >


Keller, Mary

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: February 9, 11:00 am

MARY KEARNS KELLER, age 65. Beloved mother of Meghan Robinson (John) and Wes Keller; dearest sister of John M. (Janet), Joseph H. III (Margaret), William G. (Julie), Robert R. (Jane), Jean Gruber (James) and Thomas L. (Elizabeth)...more >


O'Leary, James

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: February 8, 10:30 am

HON. JAMES S. O’LEARY, age 75 . Beloved husband of Eileen (nee Kelly); dearest father of Oona O’Leary (Maciej Kaczynski)...more >


Feldkircher, James

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: January 29, 11:00 am

JAMES J FELDKIRCHER passed away January 18, 2022. Beloved husband of Patricia; dearest father of Kathy Kuta (Robert), Colleen Avsec (Mark) and James Jr...more >


Diemer, Margaret

A celebration of life will be held in the spring or summer.

MARGARET JEAN “MARGE” DIEMER (nee Roe), age 93, formerly of University Heights, Ohio, born March 29, 1928, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, died January 23, 2022, in Cleveland...more >


LoPresti, Theresa

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: January 29, 9:30 am

Theresa M. LoPresti (nee Roberto) age 101. Passed away on January 24, 2022. Beloved wife of the late Joseph J. Sr. Devoted mother of the late Joseph J. Jr.,(Catherine), and Robert M. (deceased) (wife Nancy)...more >


Markiewicz, Michael

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: January 6, 11:00 am

MICHAEL PAUL MARKIEWICZ, JR., aged 53 years, beloved father of Brandon and Ryan, treasured grandfather of Anthony, cherished son of Michael Paul, Sr. and Janet (nee Wollet), devoted brother of Cathy, loving fiance’ of Carly Allison and loving step-father to Emily, dear uncle to Ashley Ponce (Miguel), loving nephew, cousin and friend to many...more >


Kappus, Janet

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: January 15, 10:30 am

JANET M. KAPPUS (nee Maurer), age 77 of Bay Village, OH.  Loving mother of Sarah K. Peck (Edward) of Cleveland Hts., John M. Kappus of Lakewood, OH, David M. Kappus (Elin) of Novelty, OH...more >


Mlinac, Andrew

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: December 21, 10:30 am

ANDREW MLINAC, beloved husband of Noree, loving father of Monica, Elizabeth, Peggy Penjuke (Steve), devoted grandfather of Dominic and Vincent Ferrante, Abigail and Steven Jr. Penjuke, dear brother of James Mlinac (Norma)....more >


Cozzens, Donald

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: December 18, 11:00 am

REV. FR. DONALD B. COZZENS, Ph.D., age 82, passed away on December 9, 2021 to be with the Lord. Beloved son of the late Bernard and Florence Cozzens (nee Gaye), dearest brother of Thomas Cozzens (deceased) (Mary Ann), James Cozzens (deceased) (Patricia, deceased) and Maryellen Dombek (Daniel)...more >


DePaul, Richard

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: December 16, 11:30 am

DR. RICHARD J. DEPAUL SR., DDS, age 86, passed away with his family by his side. Beloved husband of the late Mafalda DePaul (nee Geraci); devoted father of Dr. Diane DePaul Koski (Dr. David), Allison DePaul Kicher (Paul), Dr. Richard J. DePaul Jr. (Margie) and Melissa Viga (David)...more >


Preston, James

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: December 14, 11:00 am

James Preston, age 79, of Lyndhurst. Beloved husband of the late Marie Preston (nee Sanfilippo); dearest father of the late Arista Preston; fond brother of Mary Ann Smith (Nick, deceased)...more >


Chylik, Joseph

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: December 4, 12:30 pm

JOSEPH R. CHYLIK , age 86, passed away November 29, 2021. Beloved husband of 58 years to the late Patricia; loving father of Joe (Leanne), Carla Cameron (Dan), and Brian (Cynthia)...more >


Robertson, Mary Virginia

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: December 4, 10:30 am

MARY VIRGINIA ROBERTSON (nee Maver), aged 66 years, beloved mother of Kathryn Mervine (husband Scott) and Joseph...more >


Markee, Kathleen

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: November 30, 10:30 am

KATHLEEN MARKEE (nee Hayes), age 83, passed away on November 19, 2021 at home with her family. Beloved mother of Patrick Markee (Lizzy Ratner), Bob Markee and the late Michael Markee...more >


Korecko, Paul

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 28, 10:00 am

Paul T. Korecko, age 99, devout husband for 67 years of Stella (deceased), loving father of Larry (Sharon), Charlene Flynn (deceased) (Martin), and Judy Regan (Michael)...more >


Kascak, Andrew

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: September 11, 11:00 am

ANDREW JAMES KASCSAK, aged 57 years, beloved husband of Deborah (nee Goodluck), dear father of Dominic James and Caitlyn Jessica Kascsak, loving son of the late James Joseph and Juliana Mary (nee Hromco)...more >


LaGanke, Gordon

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: September 3, 11:00 am

GORDON L. LAGANKE, JR., “Brud”, age 89. Died peacefully August 29. Beloved husband of 60 years to the late Margaret C. (nee McKay); loving father of Robert G. LaGanke of AZ, Maureen A. Konya (Frank), and James F. LaGanke of NJ...more >


Buckon, Rita

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: September 2, 11:00 am

RITA ANN BUCKON (nee McGuigan), age 93, passed away August 27, 2021. Beloved wife of the late John D. Buckon; dear mother of Most Rev. Neal J. Buckon, Leo J. (Dottie), Nancy J. Majewski (Ken), Paul A. (Mary Ann) of Albuquerque, Jane M. Maroun, Marie A. Sovacool (Jim) and the late Elizabeth M. O’Brien...more >


Knight, Jon

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 25, 10:30 am

DR. JON A. KNIGHT, age 80, died peacefully, with his family at his side, after a brief illness. Beloved husband of Kathleen (nee Castrigano) of 56 years; dear father of Mark (Stacy), Matthew (Darci), and Heather Ahearn (Patrick)...more >


DiSanto, Daniela

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 21, 11:00 am

DANIELA J. DiSANTO, age 19. Beloved daughter of Robert K. (Maureen) and Nicole M. (nee Molnar) (Victor); dear sister of Kennedy; cherished granddaughter of the late Dennis and Gloria DiSanto and Carol and the late Bruce Molnar; loving stepsister, cousin, niece and friend to all who have known her...more >


Fantelli, Rose Marie

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 14, 10:30 am

ROSE MARIE FANTELLI (nee Schuplinski), age 76. Beloved wife of 55 years to Paul Fantelli; loving mother of Lori Speck, Lisa Fantelli (Mark Frederick) and Leslie Beck (Bill)...more >


Patton, Marguerite (Meg)

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 10, 10:30 am

MARGUERITE U. “MEG” PATTON, age 69. Beloved wife of 14 years to Vernon Sackman, M.D.; dearest mother of Matthew Patton (wife Elizabeth), Ned Sackman (wife Caitlin) and Charles Sackman (wife Andrea)...more >


McDonough, Gerald (Gerry)

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: August 6, 10:00 am

GERALD C. McDONOUGH, born June 10, 1928, in Cleveland, Ohio; died March 28, 2021, in Naples, Florida. Lovingly devoted to his family, Jerry was also a dedicated business professional, enthusiastic traveler, and avid golfer. He contributed to the betterment of greater Cleveland as a place to live and work. Predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Helen (nee Burgess)...more >


Kuhar, Sarah

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: August 7, 10:30 am

On August 2nd, Sarah Elizabeth Kuhar, age 49, loving wife of Frank Kuhar and adoring mother of Adalyn, passed away at home after a courageous 3-year battle with cancer. Sarah was born on October 6, 1971 in Rochester, New York to Herbert and Kathleen (Griffin) Swingle...more >


Lansdowne, William

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: August 6, 1:30 pm

WILLIAM C. LANSDOWNE, age 81. Beloved son of the late Charles W. and Eileen Lansdowne (nee Cerwin); dearest brother of Johanna Langham (John), Dennis Lansdowne (Kim), Patrick Lansdowne and the late Cathy Smith, John and James Lansdowne; loving uncle of many nieces and nephews...more >