Annabel Rice Lynam
Annabel Rice Lynam, 93, passed peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006.
A graduate of the Francis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, she was an RN at University Hospitals, Hanna House.
She was the beloved wife of the late William A.; loving mother of John (Carol) and Nancy (Don); loving sister to the late Dorothy Worley, Harriet Remillard, Mary Meeks and Philip Rice; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to Odyssey Health Care of Cleveland (Hospice), 6140 Parkland Blvd., Suite 105, Mayfield Heights, 44124, or the Alzheimer's Association.
Parker & Son Funeral Home, Lodi, is handling arrangements.
Rose A. Papula
Rose A. Papula, 84, of Chippewa Lake, passed away in the comfort of her home on Friday, Oct. 13, 2006.
She was born Sept. 30, 1922, in Brownsville, Pa. She was a homemaker. Well known and loved as "Grandma Rose," she was a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Jesus Divine Redeemer in the Chippewa Lake area, where she was very involved. She was a member of the Rebekah Guild, VFW, Seabee group and the Grandmas Club.
She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Norman) Placek of Chippewa Lake; grandchildren, Gary (Tracy), Scott (Stephanie), Jeffrey and Kimberly (Jim) Placek; great-grandchildren, Rachel, Jason, Justin, Jessica, Tyler, Makayla, Sarah, Anthony and Rebekah; and sister, Helen Verosky of Pennsylvania.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, in 1969; parents, Joseph and Anne Kapolka; great-granddaughter, August-Anna; four brothers; and two sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, Jesus Divine Redeemer, 7230 Lake Road, Lafayette Township. Father Ned Weist will officiate.
Private family burial services will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
Richard W. Avery
Richard W. Avery, M.D., passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at University Hospitals from complications of a recurring brain tumor that he valiantly fought to subdue for the past four years. He passed quietly in the loving presence of family.
Percy M. Kay
Percy Milton Kay passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2006.
Evelyn Lee, 83, formerly of Brook Park, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, in Crystal City, Mo.
Crystal Murray Moore
Crystal Murray Moore, 47, of Cambridge, Md., passed away Monday, Nov. 13, 2006, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md. She was in failing health for the past year when she passed away Monday.
Marian F. Rodgers
Marian F. Rodgers, 90, of Sharon Township, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006, at Hospice at The Inn at Medina.
Bernard J. Pearce
Bernard J. Pearce, 75, of Lafayette Township, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, at his residence.
Peter C. Gatto Sr.
Peter C. Gatto Sr., 84, of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006, in Parma.
Carl Vargo, 91, of Wadsworth, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at Hospice of Medina County.
Lillie Mae Castle
Lillie Mae (nee Queen) Castle, 86, of Chardon, passed away Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, in Geauga Hospital. She was a resident of Chardon Assisted Living.
Lillie Mae was born in Branchland, W.Va., to Floyd and Carrie (nee Merritt) Queen.
She will be missed by her son, Samuel (Linda) Castle; grandchildren, Ronald Castle, John (Melissa) Castle, Daniel (Rebecca) Castle, Richard Castle and Deborah (Brian) Anderson; great-grandchildren, Katie, James, Jacob, Nathan, Craig and Oliva Castle, and Amanda Stafinski; and great-great-grandchildren, Cheyene Stafinski and Elizabeth Castle. Lillie came from a large family of brothers, Oather (Carol) Queen and Bob (Kay) Queen; sisters, Juanita (Don) Adkins, Norma Hatfield, Betty (Audie) Ramey and Zola Fain; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Daniel Castle; sons, Richard and James; sisters, Maxine Sexton, Lottie Porter and Geneva Woodard; and brothers, Lee, Edgar and Henry Queen.
Service: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Carlson Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road (corner of state Route 18 and River Styx Road), Medina, with Dr. Walter Chisholm officiating.
Interment: Eastlawn Memory Gardens, Brunswick.
Visiting hours: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Donations maybe made to the Castle family.
Corwin "Budd" Riegger, 84, of Medina, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, in Medina.
He was born Sept. 28, 1922, in Medina and was a construction worker for Anton Kungli. He was a member of United Church of Christ Congrega-tional for more than 50 years. Mr. Riegger was a veteran of the Navy during World War II.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Betty (nee Aylard) Riegger of Medina; cherished daughter, Cheryl Riegger-Krugh of Golden, Colo.; and many fur children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his treasured son, Rick Riegger, and son-in-law, Jerry Krugh.
Service: 4:30 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Jeff Kehnle and the Rev. Sharon Knowles Kiesel will officiate.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 1 to 4:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies, 601 16th St., C-342, Golden, CO 80401-1937; or the Stroke Help Association, 65 Circle Drive, Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706.
Mary A. Surrarrer
Mary A. Surrarrer, 105, of Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Litchfield Township, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007, in Lakeland.
She was born Sept. 19, 1901, in Norwalk to William and Gertrude Curtis Suhr. She grew up and attended school there and in October 1923 she married George M. Surrarrer. They resided in Litchfield before moving to Florida in 1978. Mrs. Surrarrer worked for GTE in Medina, retiring in 1969. She was a former member of Chatham United Methodist Church and most recently a member of Gibson United Methodist Church in Lakeland.
She is survived by her daughters, Leona (Chester) Hiltbrunner of Lakeland and Mary (Frank) Booth of Litchfield; sons, Morris (Yvonne) Surrarrer of Lodi and William Surrarrer of Grafton; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1981; daughter and son-in-law, Ruth and Richard Beard; three grandchildren; five sisters; and two brothers.
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. Dr. Richard Eifert will officiate.
Burial: Mallet Creek Cemetery, York Township.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Myron A. Wolff
Myron A. Wolff, 77, passed away at home on Friday, Feb. 16, 2007.
Mr. Wolff retired from GM and also worked with Sunset Memorial Park and Dostal Funeral Services.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Shirley (nee Roth); daughters, Charlene (Clifford) Nutter and Marcia (John) Adamczyk; special grandson, Eric Geyer; and other loving family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Edna (nee Arnold), and brother, Warren Wolff.
Service: noon Tuesday at Columbia United Methodist Church, 25453 Royalton Road, Columbia Station.
Burial: Columbia Township Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Columbia United Methodist Church, 25453 Royalton Road, Columbia Station, 44028; the Rescue Squad of the Columbia Fire Department, 25540 Royalton Road, Columbia Station, 44028; or Southwest General Hospice, 18659 Drake Road, Strongsville, 44136.
Dostal Funeral Services, North Olmsted, is handling arrangements.
Edward A. Borocz
Edward A. Borocz, 60, of Strongsville, previously of Parma Heights, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at the Cleveland Clinic after his courageous battle with cancer.
Harry L. Hopkins
Harry L. Hopkins, 71, of Greenwich, passed away Friday, June 15, 2007, after a short illness.
Richard C. Leggett
Richard C. Leggett, 72, of Medina, passed away Monday, June 11, 2007, at Medina General Hospital.
Mary M. Swan
Mary Magdalene Swan, 81, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at her home.
Arthur Foth Sr.
Arthur Foth Sr., 92, of Hinckley, passed away Thursday, July 12, 2007, in Middleburg Heights.
Terri L. Hunter
Terri Lynn Hunter passed away Monday, July 16, 2007, in Middleburg Heights.
Nancy A. Lackore
Nancy Anne Lackore, 70, passed away Friday, July 13, 2007, in Sun City West, Ariz.
Joe C. Neff
Joe C. Neff, 81, of Medina, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, in Wadsworth.
Eileen Reed, 85, of Valley City, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, July 14, 2007.
C. Wesley Warnock
C. Wesley Warnock, 88, of Medina, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, at Akron City Hospital. He was a resident of The Inn at Medina, previously living in Fairview Park.
Amanda M. White
Amanda Marie White, 18, of New London, passed away Saturday, July 14, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile-train accident.
Franklin M. Yannayon
Franklin M. Yannayon, 92, of Marshallville, Ohio, formerly of Seville, passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at Brenn-Field Nursing Home, Orrville.
Helen L. Fluharty
Helen L. Fluharty, 73, of Middleburg Heights, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at Southern Hills Nursing & Rehab Center.
Esther M. Hutton
Esther M. Hutton, 92, of Medina, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, in Medina.
Paul E. Peto
Paul E. Peto, 52, a lifelong resident of Brunswick, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, in Cleveland.
Peter A. Scrivens
Peter A. Scrivens, 71, of Medina Township, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, of cancer at Medina Meadows, where he was surrounded by many kind and loving caregivers.