Show All » 03-27-2014 » Sadowski, Bernice

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Mrs. Bernice A. Sadowski

Lorain- Bernice A. (nee: Olejko) Sadowski, 95, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2014 at the New Life Hospice Center. Born on July 27, 1918 she was a lifelong resident of Lorain. She was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Lorain, was a founding member of the P.T.O; Altar and Rosary Society, Choir, and the Cursillo Movement.

Bernice enjoyed crocheting, playing cards, traveling, was noted for her chiffon cakes, and was affectionally called "Aunt Cookie".

Left to cherish her memories are her children, Gerald (Monika) of Surprise, Ariz., Janice (Robert)Buckholtz of Englewood, Oh, Norman (Tammy) of Mantua, Oh, Joseph (Kathie) of Crawdfordsville, Ind., and John (Rosemary) of Lorain; 14 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren; Sisters, Josephine Schneider, Helen Chmielewski, Mary Poprock, and Stella James.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Milton F. Sadowski. Her parents Blazej and Stella (Ginalski) Olejko; Brothers, Joseph Olejko, Frank Olejko, John Olejko, Alex Olejko, and infant brother, Karolek; and Sister Jenni Walend.

The family will receive friends on Sunday March 30th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm in Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 where The Altar and Rosary Society will recite the rosary at 1:00 pm. Funeral Services will be Monday March 31st at 9:30 am in the Funeral Home followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at Nativity BVM Catholic Church,  418 W. 15th St, Lorain, where Rev. Father Robert J. Glepko, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in the Sadowski family plot at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. To send online condolences go to www.rsgfuneralhome.com

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Show All » 03-26-2014 » Ricci, Evo "Pappa"

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Mr. Evo Ricci

Lorain- Evo "Papa" Ricci, 94, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 30, 1919 in Shickshinny, PA and moved to Lorain, OH in 1946. Evo worked as a mill wright with U.S. Steel from 1946 until time of retirement in 1982. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 during WWII. He served as a Tec Sgt with Headquarters Co. in the 111th Infantry attached to the 7th Army division. Evo served in Asiatic Pacific and was honorably discharged in 1945 receiving the WWII Victory Ribbon. He married his lifelong sweetheart, Antoinette (nee: Romeo) in 1950. They celebrated their 64th anniversary on February 11, 2014. Through the years, Evo enjoyed writing songs for his beloved wife. He was an avid reader and enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing the harmonica, gardening and especially spending time with his loving family. He was a member of St. Peter's Church in Lorain and a former member of VFW Post 451.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Antoinette Ricci; son, Ron (Diane) Ricci of Elyria, OH; daughters, Christina (Frank) Jachym of Lorain, OH and Diana Redilla of Avon Lake, OH; grandchildren, Kimberly (Zach) Boesken, Gina Redilla, Veronica Jachym and Ryan Redilla; great grandson, Zachary "Zachy" Boesken Jr.;  step grandchildren, Kyle, Brenden, Morgan, Anthony, Lauren and Blake; brothers, Primo and Jerry Ricci; sister, Julia Chartnitski; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, Natale and Vittoria (nee: Serafini) Ricci; brothers, Cpl. Peter Paul who was killed in action in Iwo Jima during WWII and Geno Ricci; sisters, Delfina McLaughlin and Marine Wolff.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 3:00 - 8:00 PM. Closing prayers will be held at 8:50 AM at the funeral home on Saturday, March 29, 2014 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM at St. Peter's Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH with Fr. Craig M. Hovanec, Pastor, officiating. Christian Entombment services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain with military honors by the American Legion Post 30 and VFW Post 451. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave, Lorain, OH 44053 or Mercy New Life Hospice Center, 3500 Kolbe Rd, Lorain, OH 44053 or donations may be made to a charity of donor's choice. Online donations may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

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Show All » 03-14-2014 » Zaroslinski, William

Monday, March 17, 2014

Mr. William Joseph Zaroslinski

William J. Zaroslinski, 56, of Lorain, Ohio passed away on Friday, March 14, 2014. He was born on June 25, 1957 in Lorain, Ohio. He grew up in Sheffield Lake and graduated from Brookside High School in 1975. William started his career with Ford Motor Company at the Lorain Assembly plant. In 1997, he was transferred to Louisville, Kentucky where he retired after 30 years of service. In that time, he and his wife, Wendy, raised three sons and spent the years after enjoying time with their grandchildren. William enjoyed the adventures that came while riding his Harley, sharing stories with friends and always looked forward to coming home to their dogs Hooch and Neche. He was a husband, father, brother, uncle and son.

He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Wendy J. Zaroslinski; his parents, Edgar and Mercy Carder; sons, Mathew and his partner Nick: Jason and his wife Tracy with their children, Tyler, Jessica, Jamie and Jasmine: Gregory and his wife Jamie with their children, Sydney and Blake; sisters, Mayetta Haynes and Jennifer Carder; brother, Allen Carder; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, William J. Zaroslinski; and his brother, Carl "David" Smith.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440) 244-1961 on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 4:00 PM until the time of the Memorial Service at 7:00 PM. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

 

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Show All » 02-27-2014 » Matuzek, Ronald

Friday, February 28, 2014

Ron Matuzek

Lorain- Ron Matuzek, 58, passed away on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, OH.

Ron was born in Lorain, OH on October 21, 1955 to his loving parents, Albert and Ailene (nee: Esser) Matuzek and was a lifelong resident of Lorain. He graduated from Admiral King High School, Class of 1974. Ron was a certified mechanic for several years and also worked in the automotive industry. He was a member of St. Mary Church in Lorain, the NRA, and North American Fishing Club. He enjoyed playing darts, auto racing, fishing, camping, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Kurianowicz-Matuzek; daughter, Kim (Jerry) Matuzek-Kosco; mother, Ailene Matuzek; sister, Yolanda (Vaughn) Zajicek; grandson, Justin Kosco; step daughters, Tina Kurianowicz and Tracy Ames; niece, Jenifer; great nephew, Korey; and godson, Damon.

He was preceded in death by his father, Albert L. Matuzek; nephew, Vaughn K. ZajicekII; and grandparents.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Monday, March 3, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 9:20 AM followed by a Mass of Christian at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Church, 309 W 7th Street, Lorain, Fr. Daniel O. Divis, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Ridge Hill Memorial Park in Amherst Twp. Memorial donations may be made to the APL, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

 

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Show All » 02-26-14 » Domazet, Edward

Friday, February 28, 2014

Mr. Edward Carl Domazet

Lorain- Edward Carl Domazet, was born to Frances and William Domazet on November 1, 1923, weighing 2 pounds 11 ounces. He died on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at the age of 90. Edward was born and raised in Lorain where he graduated from Lorain High School, Class of 1942B. Following graduation, he attended Coyne Electrical School in Chicago, IL studying Armature Wiring. Upon completion of the course, he went to work for U.S. Steel in the electric shop retiring July 31, 1986.

Edward married his only true love, Doris May McAfee on September 11, 1946 in the old St. John's Church of Lorain. Edward and Doris celebrated 55 years of marriage prior to her death in 2001. The couple had two daughters, Carol and Ruth. Edward was known as "Cookie the Cigar Smoking Accordion Player of Lorain." He played his accordion with the old Jolly Boys Orchestra entertaining several generations in Lorain. Edward also gave music lessons at Driscol's Music store and gave lessons to some students in their homes.

He was a past member of Lorain Harbor Lion's Club. Edward also enjoyed his time on the bowling and billiard teams of the South Lorain Croatian Club. Satisfying his passion for travel, he took several cruises with his daughters. He and Carol made several trips to Nevada visiting Ruth and her family. His other passions were fishing, card playing, billiards, model building and smoking his cigars. He spent many hours visiting with neighborhood children and bird watching.

He is survived by daughters, Carol Ramer of Lorain and Ruth (Bob) Stransky of Virginia City, Nevada; grandchildren, Daniel, Robert, Travis, Trent, Tracie and Tricia; nine great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and he will be sorely missed by his Chihuahuas, Minnie and Molly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his brother, William, and nephew, Carl.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 9:20 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Parish, 2143 Homewood Drive, Lorain, Fr. John Retar, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the pediatric cancer research facility of donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

 

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Show All » 02-08-2014 » Phillips, Frank

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Mr. Frank Phillips Sr

Lorain- Frank Phillips Sr., 87, was called home on Saturday, February 8, 2014 surrounded by his wife and loving family at Avon Oaks Nursing Home.

Frank was born on January 14, 1927 in Kulpmont, PA. He married his beloved wife Phyllis (nee: Brunotts) on September 29, 1951 raising three children together. Frank worked in Quality Control at Ford Motor Company in Lorain for 35 years before retiring in 1992. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Lorain, a lifetime member of the IAV and a past member of the Sheffield Lions Club where he served as President. Frank enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, casino bus trips, working around the house, sunsets, fishing, boating, spending time with his family and dancing with his wife.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Phyllis Phillips; loving children, Frank (Debra) Phillips Jr; Deborah (William) Siskovic and Joseph (Susan) Phillips; grandchildren, Heather Phillips, Holly (Ryan) Burt and Cynthia (Matthew) Shafley: Justin (Alaina) Houston and Jennah Siskovic: and Joseph (Lauren) Phillips; and cherished great grandchildren, Madalynn, Carra, Isabella and Allaura; siblings, Joseph (Marilyn) Phillips and Esther Cummings.

He was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Lucy Ann Phillips; parents, Bert and Esther (nee: Pandy) Phillips; siblings, Julia Sparr, Mary Wright, Betty Kennedy, and Steve, Bert, John, and Alex Phillips;

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, February 14, 2014 at St. Anthony of Padua, 1305 East Erie Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052, Fr. Richard E. Hudak, Pastor, officiating (Please meet at Church on Friday). Entombment services will follow the Mass at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon, OH in the mausoleum. 

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Show All » 02-08-2014 » Tennant, Ronald

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Mr. Ronald E. Tennant

Lorain- Ronald E. Tennant, 73, passed away suddenly on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, OH.

Ronald was born in Jackson Township, PA on August 4, 1940, moved to Lorain in the 1950's and he married Helen (nee: Bruce) on January 18, 1961, raising two children together.

He graduated from Lorain High School, Class of 1958B. Ronald was employed in building supply industry and retired from City of North Olmsted as a Property Maintenance Inspector.

He was member of St. Anthony of Padua in Lorain and a former member of Christ United Methodist Church. Very proud of his Scottish heritage, Ronald was a founding member of Lochaber Pipe Band and a member of Sons of the American Revolution and the Lorain Historical Society.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Helen Tennant; children, Bruce H. (Phyllis) Tennant and Becky (Marty) Domines both of Lorain; brother, Carl Phillips; sister-in-law, Virginia Phillips; grandchildren, Rosie (Ted) Branham, Alyssa and Cameron Tennant; 4 great-grandchildren; cousin, Goldie Hughes; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arleigh and Catherine (nee: Phillips) Tennant; in-laws, William and Donna Bruce; brothers, William Phillips and Clarence "Bud" (Linda) Tennant; and sister, Connie (Bob) Addis.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, (440) 244-1961 on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 PM. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home at 9:45 AM, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM at St. Agnes Church, 611 Lake Ave, Elyria, Fr. Albert Veigas, Pastor, officiating with Deacon Bruce assisting. Christian burial services will be held at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lochaber Pipe Band, 1057 Parkview Ave., Lorain, OH 44052 or Friendship APL, 8303 Murray Ridge Rd, Elyria, OH 44035. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.    

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Show All » 02-02-2014 » Mielcarek, Marguerite

Monday, February 03, 2014

Mrs. Marguerite "SIS" Damm Mielcarek

Lorain- Marguerite "SIS" Damm Mielcarek, 81, went to meet the Lord on February 2, 2014 after an 11 month illness of a broken heart.

She was born on September 17, 1932 in Elyria, Ohio to Alfred and Marguerite (nee: Carr) Damm. Marguerite moved to Lorain at age 10 and graduated from St. Mary's Academy in 1950 and then from M.B. Johnson School of Nursing in 1953.

She was Director of Nursing for the Sprenger family at Anchor Lodge Nursing Home for 17 years. After retirement, she helped as a hostess at the family business, Ghoulardis in Lorain. She was an avid Notre Dame football fan having attended her first game there on a bus from St. Mary's in 1948. She was also a fan of Lorain Catholic Girls Basketball where her son Al coached.

She is survived by her children, Marguerite Deborah Parker (Woody Garcia), Gerald (Vera), Michael, and Al Mielcarek; three granddaughters, Marguerite Cher Parker, Ashley and Erica Mielcarek; two grandsons, Liam and Tyler Mielcarek; three great grandsons, Trenton, Austin, and Gavin Mielcarek; two great granddaughters, Cali Hughes and Giana Marguerite Gill; three nephews, Dr. William Damm, Jeff and Matt Fenn; brother-in-law, Richard (Sandy) Mielcarek; sister-in-law, Germaine (Mike) Pavelschak; former sister-in-law, Diane (Don) Podnar; nieces, Nari (Alton) Todd and Yasmin Zughni; and cousins, Barb (Frank) Santo and Peggy Marsh.

She was preceded in death by her son, James "Jimmy Mill" Mielcarek 3/2/2013; father, Alfred in 1968; mother, Marguerite in 1994; brothers, William Damm in 1975, Bernard in 1930 and Alfred Damm in 2008; and sister-in-law, Florence Damm in 2009.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH, (440) 244-1961 on Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 9:20 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Mary Church, 309 7th Street, Lorain, OH, Fr. Daniel O. Divis, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, OH. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

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Show All » 02-01-2014 » Costello, Clementine

Monday, February 03, 2014

Clementine

Lorain - Clementine M. Costello (nee: Giardini), age 94, died Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Mercy New Life Hospice Center, following an extended illness.

Clementine was born September 14, 1919 in the lovely town of Lincoln Hills, PA.  She had been a resident of Lorain since her childhood. She was the loving daughter of Antonio and Pauline (nee: Spaghett) Giardini, both of whom emigrated from Abbruzzi, Italy in the early 1900's. Clementine was married to John Costello on September 4, 1944 and they shared 66 wonderful years together. "Clem" took great pride in her ability to "dress" customers of her employers which included, Jonas Dress, Young Timers, and Harry's Men's Wear.  She loved to tell the stories of how she could make anyone look great. A parishioner of the Catholic Church of St. Peter in Lorain, she read her bible daily and was always happy to spread the word and readings. Clementine was also an outstanding cook and enjoyed making "her" famous Italian wedding soup, "special sauce" and the most wonderful homemade bread and pepperoni rolls.

She is survived by her son, Peter (Deborah nee: Parks) of Lorain and daughter-in-laws, Dawn Costello (nee: Taylor), and Creta Costello nee: Ball) both of Lorain.  Clem was also the proud grandmother of seven grandchildren, Gina, Christina, Peter, Destiney, Lisa, Joanna, and John; as well as 11 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John; son, Anthony and an infant; as well as her parents, Antonio and Pauline (nee: Spaghett) Giardini; two sisters, Jenny Tornabeme and Jennie Giardini; and brother, Bernard Giardini.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo  Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH, (440)244-1961, on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home at 8:45 AM, Friday, February 7, 2014 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM at St. Peter's Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH, Fr. Craig M. Hovanec, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, OH. The family asks that donations be made to Mercy New Life Hospice Center, 3700 Kolbe Rd., Lorain, OH 44053 or St. Peter's Church, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH 44053 in memory of Clementine Costello. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

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Show All » 01-27-2014 » DeNicola, Thomas

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Mr. Thomas Michael DeNicola

Elyria- Thomas "Frogg" DeNicola, 67, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, January 27, 2014.

Thomas was born on October 11, 1946 in Lorain, Ohio. He graduated from Admiral King High School, Class of 1964 and following high school, he enlisted in the United States Navy during Vietnam on August 17, 1964, serving on the USS Haleakala and was honorably discharged on October 3, 1967. He married, Angie (nee: Nagy) on February 14, 1985. He worked for the Lorain City Police Department as a Patrolman for 25 years and was shot in the line of duty. Thomas was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Veterans of Foreign War, Amvets and Amherst Sportsman Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and Wii bowling.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Angie DeNicola; children, Tom DeNicola of Atlanta, GA, Josh (Jacinda) DeNicola of Savanah, GA, Tony (Deanna) Phillips of Vermilion, OH and Jonathon (Dora) Phillips of Sheffield Lake, OH; sisters, Mary Ellen (Joe) Guerrieri, Peggy (John) Lukachko, Janice (John) Manecci and Chris DeNicola; brother, Dan (Chris) DeNicola; ten grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Captain Michael T. and Dorothy (nee: Yost) DeNicola.

The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440) 244-1961 on Friday, January 31, 2014 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 12:00 PM. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.

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