Marie L. Knoble
Avon Lake - Marie L. Knoble, 64, passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, OH.
Marie was born in Amherst, Ohio, on October 22, 1948 to her loving parents, Joseph L.Knoble Jr. and Mary D. (nee: Buras)Knoble.
She graduated from Firelands High School, Class of 1966, and received her Associate Degree from Lorain County Community College. Marie retired from Lorain County Probation Department as Manager of the Forensics Lab. She was most recently employed with Bay Arts in Bay Village. She was a member of the Garden Club in Florida where she lived for 7 years. She loved photography, lifelong learning, art, kayaking, nature, bird-watching, watching the sunrise at the beach, traveling, sewing and quilting, and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her mother, Mary D.Knoble; daughter, Lisa M. (nee: Zink-Seaman) Ward; grandsons, Nathan E. and Jacob N. Ward; granddaughter, Elisabeth R. Ward; siblings: Laura (Mike) Borkowski, Joan (Norm) McNary, Marian (Bob) Kovach, Paul (Dawn) Knoble, Anne (Paul) Callahan, Joe (Tanya) Knoble, Tom (Antoinette) Knoble, and Kathy (Chuck) Rotuno, and many nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry N. Seaman: and father, Joseph L. Knoble Jr.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961, on Thursday, January 24, 2013 from 4-7 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, January 25, 2013, at St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria, Rev. Charles T. Diedrick, Pastor, officiating (please meet at Church). Christian inurnment services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain. Memorial donations may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Northern Ohio Chapter, 5700 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH 44131 or The Marie Knoble Memorial Bird Sanctuary Garden at Bay Arts, 28795 Lake Rd., Bay Village, OH 44140. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
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Margaret Ehrlich died on Sunday, January 13, 2013. She was born in South Wales, Great Britain. Margaret was predeceased by husband, Frank Goldsworthy: and son John Ehrlich. She is survived by son, Paul Goldsworthy: and grandchildren, Richard and Anne Goldsworthy. Cremation services are private. She will be buried at Oystermouth Cemetery in Swansea, South Wales, Great Britain. Arrangements by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lorain, OH. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 1:28:59 PM
Lorain- Donald N. Lough, 81, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, OH.
Donald was born on March 24, 1931 in Hundred, WV to his loving parents, Victor and Lucille (nee: Rex) Lough.
He graduated from Hundred High School, Class of 1949 and later enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged. Donald married Page (nee:Phillips) on October 15, 1950 and had three children together. He worked as a millwright for 22 years at Ford Motor Company in Avon Lake retiring in 1994. Donald was a member of Cornerstone Methodist Church in Elyria and Ocklawaha Methodist Church in Florida. He enjoyed playing golf and watching football.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years of marriage, Page (nee: Phillips) Lough of Lorain, children, Lisa Gibson of Lorain, Jan Cottrell of WV and Jay Lough of Lorain; grandchildren, Aaron, Julie, D.J., Nicole, Brittany, Christian and Adam; 13 great grandchildren; niece, Karen; and nephew, Dan.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Patti Rae Conaway
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 12:00 PM, Rev. Lisa Morrison, officiating. Burial services will be held at Resthaven Memory Gardens in Avon where military honors will be performed by the Disabled American Veterans. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
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Lorain- Jeanne C. Garcia, 81, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, OH.
Jeanne was born in Elyria, OH on January 22, 1931 to her loving parents, John and Helen A. (nee: Maslyk) Sadowski.
She married her beloved husband, Joseph J. Garcia on October 20, 1951. Jeanne worked at Lorain Community Hospital as an RN and the private practice of Dr. Peter Butrey's office as a nurse. She was a member of St. Peter Church and a former member of the IAV and Moose Lodge of Lorain. Jeanne enjoyed shopping and she loved traveling to Florida's west coast and Laughlin, NV with her family.
She is survived by her loving son and caretaker, Bryan (Sandy) Garcia of Lorain; son, Jeffrey Garcia; daughter, Joan Jackson of Lorain; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Joseph J. Garcia; parents, John and Helen; and brother, Richard Sadler.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, OH (440)244-1961 on Friday, November 30, 2012 from 5:00-7:00PM. A funeral service will be held Friday evening, 7:00PM at the funeral home, Fr. Craig M. Hovanec, officiating. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
Lorain- Stephan E. Budway, 64, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at EMH in Elyria, OH.
Stephan was born in Toledo, OH on August 19, 1948 to his loving parents, Emil and Wanda (nee: Kleszcz) Budway.
He graduated from New Brunswick High School in New Jersey. Stephan enlisted in the United States Navy in 1967 and he was honorably discharged in 1970. He was a member of the DAV, AMVETS, VFW and American Legion. Stephan was very active with AA and he held a passion for helping others battle their addictions. He loved NASCAR, the show "Alf" and his black Labrador Retriever Shadow.
He is survived by his mother, Wanda Budway of Amherst, OH; siblings, Sandra (Tamosaitis) of Richland, WA, R.J. (Marti) Budway of Lorain, OH and Jon (Vilma) Budway of Cleveland, OH; daughters, Sandra and Jessica Anderson of Blaine, WA; former wife, Judy Budway of Dallas, GA; three grandchildren; and five nieces.
He is preceded in death by his father, Emil Budway; and his loyal friend, Shadow.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 9:30 AM, Friday, December 7, 2012 at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Seville, OH 44273 (meet at main entrance of cemetery). Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, Louis Paul Proy Chapter No. 20, 3543 Pickett Road, Lorain, OH 44053. Arrangements by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services (440) 244-1961.
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Lorain- Walter M. James, 74, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, surrounded by his loving family at Specialty Hospital of Lorain in Amherst, Ohio.
Walter was born to his loving parents, Wallice and Annie B. (nee: Jacobs) on January 1, 1938 in Kokomo, Mississippi.
Walter married Stella B. (nee: Olejko) on September 21, 1985 in Lorain, OH. He was a member of Community Baptist Church in Lorain where he served as an usher. Walter worked at Ford Motor Co. in Lorain retiring in 1997 after 30 years of service as a quality control inspector. He was an avid fisherman and gardener, specializing in tomatoes and collard greens. He loved to barbeque and his specialty was barbeque ribs. Walter enjoyed making sweet potato pie for family and friends.
He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years of marriage, Stella B. James; children, Carolyn Allen of Bogalusa, LA, Ronald of Las Vegas, NV, Janice (Lafonza) Johnson of Elyria, OH, Walter M. James Jr. of Lorain, OH, Anita (Jon) Johansen of San Antonio, TX, Donna M. Shullick of Little Hocking, OH, Don Shullick of Vermilion, OH and Amy Osko of Lorain, OH; brothers, Raymond Paige of Milwaukee,WI and Major Paige of Watts, CA; and cherished grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and his loyal dog, Shania.
is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, A.Z. James and Howard Jacobs;
and sisters, Esther Lee, Ola Mae Flot, Rosa Mae and Vera Lee Carson.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 4:00 � 8:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home, 11:00 AM, Monday, November 19, 2012, Rev. Rufus O. Buchanan, officiating. Interment Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Peter Church, Capital Campaign Fund, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, OH 44053. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
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On October 28, 2012, Audrey J. (nee: Wilson) Giovannazzo, eighty-eight years old, peacefully went to be with God while surrounded by her loving family at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. Born and raised in Fitchville, Ohio, she graduated from New London High School in 1941, attended Oberlin School of Commerce in 1942 and was employed at Bendix in Elyria and The College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio, as a secretary.
Audrey married her beloved husband, Dominic J. Giovannazzo on November 27, 1948; they raised five children in Elyria, Ohio. Audrey and Dominic resided in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Cincinnati prior to retiring and returning to Elyria with their family. In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoyed reading, dancing, music and helping Dominic in the kitchen.
Audrey was a parishioner of St. Mary Church, Elyria, a member of the Altar and Rosary Society and a member of the Senior Women Fellowship, Elyria.
Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Thelma (nee: Hunter) Wilson; an infant baby girl; and a grandchild, infant baby boy.
Audrey J. Giovannazzo is survived by her husband of sixty-three years, Dominic J. Giovannazzo; children: John "Jack" (Mary Ann) Giovannazzo, Daniel (Roberta) Giovannazzo, Linda Laux, Mary Jo (Terry) Tonderys and David (Shawna) Giovannazzo; twelve grandchildren: Dominic, Frances "Francee", Vincent, Lauren, Brian, Elliot, Amanda, and Teddy Giovannazzo, Stephanie and Michael Laux, Julie (nee: Laux) Hornbeek, and John Tonderys; six great grand-children; and two sisters Madge Abahazi and Geraldine Child and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961 on Friday, November 2, 2012, from 3-7 pm with a rosary service at 3:00 pm. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home Saturday at 9:10 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2012, 10:00 am, at St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Ave., Elyria, Rev. Charles T. Diedrick, Pastor, officiating with Fr. Albert Krupp, Fr. Nicholas R.A. Rachford, J.C.L. and Deacon Edgar Gonzalez con-celebrants. Christian burial services will be held at St. Mary Cemetery in Elyria. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Church, 320 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035 or Elyria Catholic Endowment Fund, 725 Gulf Rd, Elyria, OH 44035. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com
Keith Paul Chafer, 48, lived in Lorain, Ohio and passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, following a lengthy illness.
He was born in Sennelager, Germany on March 27, 1964. Having attended college at the prestigious Royal Navy Trinity House, England, where he graduated with distinction, first in his class. Then he began a career as an engineer with the P & O Company and later joined Princess Cruises.
In January 1989, he joined Spirax-Sarco and moved to Lorain, Ohio, where he worked as a Regional Specialist for the Northwest Region of the U.S. until he retired in 2009 due to ill health. He loved spending time with his family and friends and he enjoyed boating, traveling and Grand Prix racing.
He is survived by his partner, Heather A. Phillips and a large and loving family.
Friends may call at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain on Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 4-7 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
Lorain- Lois Jean England (nee: Neal), 65, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain.
She was a lifelong resident of Lorain, born on April 5, 1947.
She is survived by her son, Robert England of Lorain; granddaughters, Shantel and Paige; brother, Boyd Neal of Lorain; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy England; parents, Harry and Katie (nee: Shoffner) Neal; brothers, Harry, Earl, Gerald and Gail Neal; and sisters, Doris Landy, Gloria Rich, Mona Klapkowski and Ruby Loria.
A memorial service will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at New Life Deliverance Ministries, 400 Washington Avenue, Lorain, Ohio. Arrangements by Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Lorain, (440) 244-1961. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 1:28:48 PM
Lorain- Veronica Kapron (nee: Shuster), 90, passed away on October 15, 2012 surrounded by her beloved family.
Veronica was born on July 8, 1922 in Lorain, Ohio to her parents, Charles and Magdalene Shuster.
A lifelong resident of Lorain, she was a 1940 graduate of Lorain High School. During World War II, her husband was called to duty and Veronica worked while raising her son, Jerry. She assumed her husband's position at Columbia Gas before helping our country build ships at the Lorain American Shipyards. While dedicating her life to raising her children, she also helped support her family by working as a teacher at St. John's School and helping to run the family owned grocery business, K & S Market, which was located on 17th St. and Washington Ave. in Lorain. Veronica also had a successful real estate career working for Reith Realtor and later Szarek Realtor, where she earned a reputation of dedication and honesty.
During the war, Veronica married her lifelong partner of 47 years, Stanley. She and 'Stash' had many friends and were active life-long members of Lorain's Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, the Lorain Polish Club, the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post #38 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of Elyria. Veronica and Stanley served on many committees and helped on numerous fund raisers. They will always be remembered for being on the dance floor together, especially when polka music was being played. Stanley preceded Veronica in death, passing on August 2, 1988. Incredibly, Veronica joined Stanley in heaven on what would have been his 94th birthday.
Veronica's greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and friends.
Veronica is survived by her children, Gerald (Wilhelmina) Kapron, Jeanne (Dennis) Cocco and Jack (Renee) Kapron; grandchildren, Jeff (Dorie) Kapron, Lynn (George) Gotsis, Jason (Kristen) Cocco, Jon (Amy) Cocco, Darcy (Bobby) Kramer and Dana (Josh) Eckard; great grandchildren, Zak and Max Kapron, Jack, Anna, Kate and Addison Cocco and Nikolas Gotsis; sisters, Mary Smith, Joanne Brumback and Rita Bennett; beloved niece, Margie Shuster and many other nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and brothers, Raymond and Walter Shuster.
Friends and family may call from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday October 18 at the Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain. Closing prayers will be held on Friday at 10:20 a.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 19 at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 418 West 15th Street, Lorain, Fr. Robert J. Glepko, Pastor, officiating and burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. The family requests that any donations be considered in her name for the Brick-by-Brick Fund at Nativity B.V.M. Church, 418 West 15th Street, Lorain, OH 44052.Posted By: RSG Funeral Home @ 3:50:48 PM
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