Death Notices

Dooner, Vincenta

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: October 24, 10:30 am
 

VINCENTA DOONER, age 76. Beloved wife of Robert (Bob), Mother of Genevieve Kenealy (Timothy), Grandmother of Joseph, Leo & Anna.


Skerl, Eugene

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 16, 11:00 am
 

EUGENE F. SKERL, age 91. Beloved husband of 67 years to Betty Skerl (nee Hlubik); dearest father of Michael D.D.S. (Kathleen), James (deceased) (Kym), Nancy Mueller (Kenneth), Lynn Moriarty (Patrick), Laura Koeblitz (William) and Thomas Skerl...more >


Comiskey, Frances

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 13, 10:00 am
 

FRANCES E. COMISKEY (nee Ryan), age 81, beloved wife of the late William, loving mother of Kevin (wife Karen), Terrence (wife Michelle), Ellen Leamon (husband Michael), Patrick (wife Anastasia), Megan Bayhurst (husband Jay)...more >


Lanigan, Sally

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 17, 10:00 am
 

SALLY LANIGAN, age 91, beloved sister of the following deceased: Mary Jo Hallisy (Bob), Nancy and Beth Reese (Mike)...more >


Scherson, Arturo

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

ARTURO DAVID SCHERSON age 52, beloved husband for 24 years of Megan (nee Hubman); loving father of Andrew, Nicholas and Jack; cherished son of Herman and Clara (nee Rovinsky)...more >


Allanson, Charles II

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 2, 10:30 am
 

CHARLES S. ALLANSON II, age 94. Beloved husband of the late Dorothy Ann Allanson (nee Goebel); dearest father of Chuck III, Patti Nash (husband Russ) of Orlando, Kathi DiPaolo (husband Tony), Barbara Fitzpatrick (husband Dan) of Chicago and Joe (wife Jen)...more >


Tookey, Ian

Service Location: SCHULTE & MAHON-MURPHY FUNERAL HOME
Service Date: September 29, 1:00 pm
 

IAN TOOKEY, age 61, passed away on September 20, 2020, after a long battle with leukemia and pneumonia. He was lovingly cared for by his beloved wife, Kathleen Karlik-Tookey; loving daughter, Hailey; and son, Blaze...more >


Steigerwald, Barbara

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: September 26, 12:30 pm
 

BARBARA STEIGERWALD (NEE kOSIOREK), Age 87. Beloved wife of 65 years to the late Edward Steigerwald, PhD. Loving mother of Susan Ruflin (Paul), Ann Smith (Rick, both deceased), Edward J (Christine), Paul (Cheryl), Mary O'Donnell (Terry) and Joan Murphy...more >


O'Hearn, Matthew IV

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

MATTHEW CHARLES O’HEARN IV, age 29. Beloved son of Matthew Charles III and Karen O’Hearn (nee Young); dear brother of Aileen C. and Haylee Y. (of Colorado Springs); loving nephew, cousin and friend of many...more >


Friedlander, Kelly

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

KELLY O. FRIEDLANDER (nee O’Donnell), age 42. Beloved wife of Joseph; dear mother of Isabella, Taylor and Tyson; cherished daughter of James K. and Susan O'Donnell (nee Hannaford); loving sister of Kevin O'Donnell...more >


Heltzel, Robert Jr.

Service Location: Tudor House Garden - Gilmour Academy
Service Date: Saturday, August 22, 2:30 pm
 

ROBERT E. HELTZEL, JR., age 73. Beloved husband of Heidi (nee Browning); dear father of Jenny Farrior (Julian) of Boulder, CO, Katie Ricotti (fiancé Rocco DiPucccio), Maggie Schumacher (Brett), Robin Heltzel of Pittsburgh and Erin Moore (Tim)...more >


Sullens, Robert

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

ROBERT A. SULLENS, age 71. Beloved son of the late Robert T. and Margaret M. Sullens (nee Shepard); dear brother of Thomas Sullens, Helen Keegan and other family members in Ireland...more >


Smedley, Margaret

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 8, 1:00 pm
 

DR. MARGARET A. SMEDLEY, age 82. Beloved daughter of the late William P. and Regis Smedley; dearest sister of Mary Regis Lavin (James, deceased), Dr. William P. Smedley (deceased) (Kay) and Dr. Robert R. Smedley (deceased) (Marian); loving aunt and great-aunt of many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews...more >


Carey, Elsie

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

Elsie passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of Monday, July 27 at the age of 92. She was born Elsie Yazurlo on January 27, 1928 in Harrisburg, PA, the daughter of Michael Yazurlo and Julia Ramundi...more >


Kidd, Marilyn

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: August 8, 11:00 am
 

MARILYN S. KIDD (nee Smayda), aged 77 years, beloved wife for 45+ years to Thomas J., dearest mother of Matthew J. (wife Amanda) and the late Becky...more >


Hils, Eleanor

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

ELEANOR S. HILS (nee Slivinskas/Slivers), age 82, beloved wife of the late David; loving mother of Daniel (Paula) and Matthew (Shelly)...more >


Kunz, Thomas

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: July 10, 2:00 am
 

Thomas P. Kunz, age 77, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020. Beloved husband of 54 years to Janet L. (nee Smolinski). Loving father of Dean P. (deceased), Rosemary Button (John), Jacqueline Olivo (Carmen), Lindsay Kunz (Scott) and Anastasia Boss (David)...more >


Supler, Michael

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: July 10, 11:00 am

MICHAEL McGRAW SUPLER, age 77. Beloved husband of 51 years to Mary (nee Ferrara); dear father of Pasqualeen Kessinger (Michael), Melissa, Michael (Sandy), Scott, Matthew (Kristina), Sean (Kelly) and Ryan (Nathalie)...more >


Conway, Michael

MICHAEL THOMAS CONWAY left us on May 26. He was the tenth child of Timothy J. And Margaret N. Conway and was lovingly referred to as one of the final four by his older siblings. Tommy was the brother with special gifts. The others may have excelled at sports but he excelled in the field of arts. After attending Gesu School...more >


Scaravilli, Scout & Chasey 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on the Great Lawn at Hawken School (Upper Campus), 12465 County Line Road, Chesterland, OH 44026
Saturday, June 20, 5:30 pm

When Scout and Chasey walked into a room, they filled it with life and light. Heidi describes her daughters as being as close as any sisters could be. Their personalities may have been different—Scout the selfless, nurturing “second mother” and Chasey the quick-witted “firecracker”—but they loved each other with their whole hearts...more >


Giancola, Nicholas

On June 8, 2020 the world lost a funny, sweet, kind soul – our Nicholas Giancola, age 21. Although your physical body is no longer with us, you have left a lasting impact on those you touched with your smile, friendly nature and loyalty to those you loved...more >


Trzcinsk, Pauline

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

PAULINE MARY TRZCINSK, (nee Jergens), passed away June 17, 2020, aged 93 years, beloved wife for 70 years to Joseph M., devoted mother of John, Michael (Luanne), Mark (Ann), Matthew (Sheryl), Julie and Joanne (Robert Drake)...more >


Jaros, Sheila

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: June 5, 10:30 am

SHEILA JAROS, age 70. Beloved daughter of the late Stanley F. and Margaret Jaros (nee Carey); loving sister of Roz Doyle (Daniel) of Belleair, FL and Stanley T. Jaros (Susan) of Shaker Hts., OH...more >


Edwards, Walter

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: June 4, 11:00 am

WALTER HUGH EDWARDS, age 92. Beloved husband of Bridget Edwards (nee Hyland); loving father of Laura Kramer, Pamela, Dianna, James (April), Michael (Michelle), Mary Ellen, Christine Hightower (Steve), and Walter (Molly) and the late Clayton (Carol), and Karen Mireles...more >


Dacanay, Romeo

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: May 26, 11:00 am

ROMEO A. DACANAY, aged 81 years, born on May 15, 1939 in Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois, and entered into eternal life on May 17, 2020 in South Euclid, Ohio. Romeo is the beloved husband of Zerelda (nee Chavez), dear father of Steven Lee and Gary John Dacanay...more >


Halovanic, Joseph

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: March 2, 10:30 am

JOSEPH HALOVANIC, age 77, chemist by profession, foodie by nature, and husband to Patricia Makuta Halovanic (Sept 1, 1942 - Feb 12, 2003) passed away on February 26th, 2020 after being told last April that he had just days to live. He spent those 330 days to the fullest ...more >


Dolan, Vivian

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

VIVIAN MARIE FANA DOLAN, age 101, passed away peacefully on February 13, 2020 at Hope Hospice, Bonita Springs, Florida. She was married to Joseph Fana (deceased) for 58 years. In 2001, she married Cleo B. Dolan (deceased). Born in St. Agata, Sicily in 1928, Vivian came to America at 14 months and became a citizen in 1931...more >


Musel, Michaele

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: February 24, 10:30 am

MICHAELE ANNE MUSEL, age 53. Beloved wife of Jason Gilbert; loving daughter of Richard and Pamela (nee Redman); dear sister of Jeffrey and Scott (Mami) of Denver...more >


Longville, Helen

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: February 21, 10:30 am

HELEN MARIE LONGVILLE, age 90, was born in Akron, Ohio to Edward and Dorothy Batman on June 8, 1929. She peacefully entered her eternal life surrounded by her family on February 12, 2020. Helen leaves to cherish her memory her daughters, Patti (Tim Lilley), Sue (Tim Lutz), Lynne (Dean Fazio), Joyce Riggle (John), Laura Sweeney (Tom), Jean Lang (Dan), Donna (fiancé Kevin Hales), and Debbie Kendig; her son, Tim (Carol); her daughter-in-law, Sue Monroe Longville; her brother, Ed (Bonnie); 25 grandchildren...more >


McFadden, Edward

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

DR. EDWARD REGIS McFADDEN, JR., age 83, had a fierce and extraordinary commitment to life. For 49 years he healed the sick. He was also an outstanding mentor and teacher as an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School (1973-1984) and as the Argyl J. Beams Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University (1984-2012 emeritus) for which he received...more >


Peterson, Lorraine

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

LORRAINE E. "LORRIE" PETERSON, aged 65 years, beloved daughter of the late James A. “Pete” and Florence T. (nee Wagner), dear sister of Michael (wife JoAnn) and Shawn...more >


Paget, Katherine (Kay)

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: January 29, 10:30 am

KATHERINE “KAY” PAGET (nee Barnas) age 79, beloved wife for 55 years of Thomas; loving mother of Kara Brogan (husband Michael); devoted grandmother of Maeve and Finn Brogan...more >


Zaratsian, Vivian Rose

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

Vivian “Vivi" Rose Zaratsian, born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 23rd, 2016 has passed away just shy of 4 years of age on January 22nd, 2020 from her battle with cancer. Vivi is survived by her entire family: mom Annie, dad G.I., sisters Harper (5) and Quinn (2), great grandparents: Alice Jamison and Rosie Zaratsian, grandparents: Peter and Mary Kay DePaul and G.I. and Joanne Zaratsian...more >


Ertel, Jean

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: January 31, 12:00 pm

H. JEAN ERTEL (nee Ketchum), age 95. Beloved wife of the late Elmer A. Ertel; dearest mother of Paul A., Marihelen Roy (Brooks) of Charlotte, NC, Phillip P. (Susan), Timothy J. (Joanie) and the late Katherine J. Ertel....more >


Fort, Richard (Dick)

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

RICHARD “DICK” FORT, age 88. Beloved husband of 63 years to Kathleen Ann “Nancy” Fort (nee Carey); dearest father of Kathleen Fort Carty (Bill), Susan Fort, Stephen Fort (Sylvia) and the late David and Richy Fort....more >


DeChant, James

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: January 17, 10:30 am

JAMES F. DeCHANT age 88, beloved husband for 62 years of Alverda (nee Solensky); loving father of Hallie DeChant (husband Thomas Bowne), Hillary DeFrancesco (husband Gary), Becket (Christina Bentrup), and Campion (wife Dana Boucher)....more >


Paskay, Dennis

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: January 7, 10:30 am

DENNIS F. PASKAY, age 73. Beloved husband of 28 years to Juli Paskay (nee Polk); dearest father of Arnold (fiancée Catrina) and Frank Paskay....more >


Plucinsky, Evelyn

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: January 4, 12:00 pm

EVELYN A. PLUCINSKY (nee Kaman), age 91. Beloved wife of 67 years to Dr. John J. Plucinsky, M.D.; dearest mother of Jack (wife Laura), Ken (wife Michelle), Jim, Gary, Mary Beth Roth (husband Joe), Linda Brannon (husband Mark) and Tom (wife Vanessa)...more >


Hils, David

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

DAVID F. HILS, age 80. Beloved husband of 57 years to Eleanor Hils (nee Slivinskas/Slivers); dearest father of Daniel Hils (wife Paula) and Matthew Hils (wife Shelly)...more >


Fatica, Felicia

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

FELICIA FATICA, age 97. Beloved daughter of the late John A. and Antoinette (nee Iafelice); fond sister of the late Alfred Fatica; loving aunt of Jon Fatica (Deborah) of St. Simons Island and Alfred Fatica (Astrea) of Houston...more >


McGinty, June

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: November 30, 12:00 pm

JUNE T. McGINTY (nee Coutu), age 89. Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. McGinty; dearest mother of Thomas P. (wife Patricia), Matthew J. (wife Patricia) and the late Michael J. McGinty...more >


McDonald, Donald

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

DONALD E. McDONALD, age 97. Beloved husband for 64 years of the late Grace (nee McMullen), dear father of Molly Dobrowski (John), Michael (Mary Beth), Jane Bissett (George) and Chip (Mary)...more >


Mooney, James

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: November 16, 10:30 am

JAMES R. MOONEY, age 76. Beloved husband of 39 years to Joan Mooney (nee Hodak); dearest father of Sean Mooney (wife Amanda) and Robert Mooney (wife Jocelyn)...more >


Boylan, John

Service Location: Church of the Gesu, Marian Chapel
Service Date: November 7, 11:00 am

JOHN R. BOYLAN, age 82. Beloved son of the late Peter C. and Ruth S. Boylan; dear brother of William S. Boylan (Ann), Judith B. Lally (William S., deceased) and the late Peter C. Boylan and Barbara R. Campbell (John)...more >


Breen, John (Jack)

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

JOHN “JACK” G. BREEN, age 85. Beloved husband of 61 years to Mary Breen (nee Brubach); dearest father of Kathleen A. Bailey (Wayne, deceased), John P. Breen, James P. Breen, David H. Breen (Monica Sansalone) and Anne M. Tomolo (Joseph)...more >


Stevenson, Ellen

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 28, 11:00 am

ELLEN HAYES STEVENSON, age 84. Beloved wife of 54 years to the late John D. Stevenson; daughter of the late Edward and Mary Katherine (nee Mooney) Hayes; loving mother of five daughters, Mary (Dwight Hahn), Margaret “Molly” Pifer, Ann (Mark Bornhorst), Ellen (Thomas) Lucey and Patricia “Tricia” (Clark) Khayat...more >


White, John V., SJ

Service Location: Colombiere Center, Clarkston, MI
Service Date: October 21, 10:45 am

Fr. John (Jack) V. White, SJ, age 90. Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. John V. White, SJ, who died on October 12, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. May he rest in peace. Jack was born on September 23, 1929 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. He entered the Detroit Province of the Society of Jesus on September 4, 1956 at Milford, Ohio...more >


Allanson, Dorothy

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 18, 10:00 am

DOROTHY ANN ALLANSON (nee Goebel), age 92. Beloved wife of Chuck Allanson; dearest mother of Chuck III, Patti Nash (husband Russ) of Orlando, Kathi DiPaolo (husband Tony), Barbara Fitzpatrick (husband Dan) of Chicago and Joe (wife Jen)...more > 


Hawkins, Margaret

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

MARGARET “MEGG” O. HAWKINS (nee O’Brien), age 61. Beloved wife of Patrick J. Hawkins; dearest mother of Kelly Hawkins, Shannon Holz (Chris), Kerry (fiancé Leonard Mora), Colleen, Bridget and Seamus Hawkins...more > 


McHenry, Patricia

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 3, 10:00 am

PATRICIA H. McHENRY (nee Hughes), age 82. Beloved wife of the late Martin C. McHenry, M.D., M.S.; dear mother of Michael Ph.D. of Pittsburgh, Christopher M.D. (Stephanie), Timothy MBA (Stacy) of Connecticut, Jeffrey (Roma) of Kentucky, Paul M.D. of Minnesota, Kevin (Colleen), William, Monica McHenry Svets M.D. (Robert), Martin C. McHenry Jr. and the late Mary Ann McHenry Bialosky...more >


Chrien, John

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: October 19, 11:00 am

JOHN CHRIEN, age 99. He is survived by his two children, David (Diana McDevitt), Myra (Dennis) Dria, four grandchildren, Lauren (Justin) Brown, Taylor Chrien, Mathew and Stephen Dria, two great grandchildren Evelyn and Penelope Brown and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Frederick and Anna (Goraz) Chrien, his wife Ruth(Tisdall) and three brothers  Andrew, Bill and Robert...more >


O'Brien, Jane

Service Location: Church of the Gesu
Service Date: September 18, 10:30 am

JANE R. O’BRIEN (nee Ross), age 86. Beloved wife of the late Robert E. O’Brien; dearest mother of Kathleen O’Brien, Margaret “Megg” Hawkins (Pat), Hope Reimer (Michael, deceased), Terese O’Brien, Matthew O’Brien and Mark O’Brien (Catherine)...more > 


Turk, Frank Jr.

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

FRANK W. TURK, JR., age 80; beloved husband of Anna Marie (nee Di Santo) for 58 years; loving father of DeAnna Robare (Paul, deceased), Frank W. Turk, III (Jodi), Christopher Michael Turk and Alicia Holland (Kevin)...more >