Hatala, John E.

John Edward Hatala Jr, 74 of Wadsworth, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Born on June 5,1948 in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of loving parents, Theresa and John Hatala.

John was founder and owner of Jamar Precision Grinding in Hinckley, Ohio for 43 years. He was a passionate fisherman, and enjoyed reading, nature, gardening, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was very dedicated to studying and following the Bible, and was an active member of his church. John was a humble man that was an extremely generous and dedicated philanthropist, never hesitating to help those in need.

Survivors include: children: son, Jason Hatala of Medina, OH, son Mark Hatala of Medina, OH; grandchildren Keely Hatala (Mark and Megan Hatala), Jason Hatala Jr and Sean Hatala (Jason Hatala); his sister Pat Kurincak; niece Sandy Switz (Pat and Joe Kurincak).

There will be a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, May 21st at 11:00 AM at Northside Church 7615 Ridge Rd, Wadsworth, OH.  Pastor Ray will be residing.

Please contact Bartlett Cook Florist at 125 Main St, Wadsworth, OH 44281 Wadsworth (330) 335-8581, to send flowers. https://www.barlettcookflowers.com/

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Compassion International at 800-336-7676 https://www.compassion.com/ways-to-donate.htm  Sponsor # 06492623 per John’s request.

Bollinger Funeral Services is assisting the family.

Rauch, Helen

Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Helen Rauch peacefully went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 22, 2022, at the age of 103.

Helen was born August 4, 1918, the cherished daughter of Joseph Benjamin and Lillian (nee Kalina) Kozak, of Cleveland. Since the age of 14, she taught Sunday school, played piano, made many dear, long-lasting friendships, and supported Oehlhoff United Methodist Church in Cleveland. Helen and her husband Gerhardt “Gary” had a long, happy marriage and celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary just before Gary’s passing in 2015.

Helen is survived by her loving daughter, Sharon Hofmeister; her son-in-law, Bill (Cathy) Martin; grandchildren, Dylan (Allison) Martin, Christianna Evans, David Martin, Rebecca (Joshua) Grunda, John (Melinda) Hofmeister; her great-grandchildren, Gabriella, Matthias, Sebastian, Lilian, William, Silas, Nora, Walter, and Lane; and her dear niece, Kathy Kozak Long.

Helen is preceded in death by her loving parents; her husband, Gary; her beloved daughter , Diane; and her brothers, Joseph and Wilbur.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, May 27, 2022 at 11:00 am with a visitation and light refreshments to follow until 2:00 pm at Busch Funeral Home, 7501

Ridge Rd, Parma, OH 44129.

Private burial to follow at West Park Cemetery.

Bollinger Funeral Services is assisting the family.

Carter, Wanda

Wanda Carter went home to Jesus after a courageous battle with cancer on April 25, 2022 at the age of 71. Born on January 11, 1951 to her late parents, Othella and Eugene Tinney, she worked hard and cared for everyone around her throughout her life. She was a devoted daughter, sister, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and being outdoors in the sunshine.

She will be greatly missed by her children, Terry (Piper) Morgan, Carissa (Henry) Oswick, along with her brothers, Michael (Theresa) Tinney and Jerry (Tammy) Tinney.

She was a proud and loving grandmother to Tyler, Hailey, Kaylee, Julia and Preston.

A graveside service will be scheduled in the future for a warm and sunny day as she would have enjoyed, for family and friends to attend.

Bollinger Funeral Services is assisting the family.

Walker, Joann

Joann Walker, 58, passed away April 14, 2022.

Joann loved gardening and flowers, and taking care of family and friends.  She was a very loving person, and she would let no one go hungry, always making plates for others when they had get togethers.

Joann is survived by her daughter, Crystal Walker; siblings, John Walker, Jim Walker, Judy Richards and Janet Walker; as well as her dog and cat, both of whom she adored.

Walter, Janet

Janet Walter (nee Nolan) passed into peace, Tuesday, April 5, 2022 in her home at the age of 80. Janet was the heart of her home and family.

Loving wife to George Walter; mother to two beautiful daughters, Heidi (Tad) Cronin, and Traci (Jim) Stukbauer; beloved grandmother of Adam (Heidi) Cronin and Eric Cronin; great-grandmother of Vivian, Rylee, and Alexis; sister-in-law to Nancy (Steve) Bowers; many great-great-great nieces and nephews, neighbors, other family and many, many friends will miss her dearly.

She is preceded in death by her loving parents James and Margaret (nee Dorkson) Nolan; her siblings Dorothy and her late husband Don, Jim who is survived by his loving wife Shirley, Ethel and her late husband Clarence, and Dave and his late wife Barb.

Graveside Service Monday, April 11, 2022 at 9am at Hope Memorial Gardens, 2447 Center Rd, Hinckley, Ohio 44233. Memorial Service to be announced.

Friends are urged to make a donation to  the Hospice of Medina County-Hospice of the Western Reserve in her memory in lieu of flowers.  You can donate on line by clicking here.

Germano, Matthew

Matthew J. Germano, 22, passed away unexpectedly March 25, 2022.  Matthew was a hard worker, most recently as a furniture mover.  He loved playing Wizard 101, motorcycles, music and dancing.  He was particularly fond of cooking, especially with his sister, Alyssa, in the middle of the night.

Matthew is survived by his loving mother, Rebecca Fields; father and step-mother, Joseph and Patsy Germano; siblings, Alyssa Germano, who he was especially close to, John Smith, Kaylynn Storey, Jordin Kerns, Brandon Germano, Jayden Fields, Hailey Fields, Isabella Fields, Liam Fields, and Landon Fields; girlfriend, Ashley Stone; beloved daughter, Mary Catherine Hoynes; little baby on the way; grandparents, Karen and David Borgia, Sharon Burroughs, and Rosemary Fenton; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Matthew was preceded in death by his grandfathers, John Germano and Louis Burroughs.

The family is holding a memorial service in Matthew’s honor on Saturday, April 9 at 4:00 pm at his mother’s home, 60 E. Tallmadge Avenue, Akron.

Haynes, Robert D.

Robert D. Haynes, 90 of Brunswick, passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. He was a sheet metal worker who started with Local 65 and then went on to work at the Ford Motor Co., where he retired. Robert was a total family man who had the patience of a saint. He loved fishing, hunting, and going to the casino.  Mostly, he enjoyed his time relaxing at the Greens of Guilford with his family.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Anne; children, Daniel (“Chewy”), David (Sherry), Darrell (Kathy), Dennis (Tena), Kathy Karaba (Jamie), Christopher (Annette), and Susan Coleman; 22 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and a sister, Karen Geraci (Frank, deceased).

He was preceded in death by his parents and by a son, Robert (Teresa, surviving).

A private family service will be held.

Bollinger Funeral Services is assisting the family.


Marchionna, Philip II

Philip Carl Marchionna, Jr., 80, of Brunswick, OH, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022. He was born October 13, 1941 in Cleveland to the late Philip and Betty Marchionna.

Philip served in the United States Army, stationed in Arizona until moving to Cleveland.

Philip is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Judith, and his daughter Judy. He is survived by his daughters, Gina Presnar and Christine Milchak (Dan); son, Philip Marchionnna III (Kristina); dear grandchildren ,Jamie (Christopher) Boehnlein, Joy and Marybeth Milchak, Philip Marchionna IV; and sister, Mary Ann Bassford.

Burial will be private. Per Philip’s wishes, there will be no services.

Janke, Scott M.

Scott M. Janke, “Buzzy” 48, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2022.

Scott is the beloved son of Trudy (John) Gollmer, and the son of David (deceased) (Noreen) Janke.   Scott is also survived by his loving children, Madelyn Kirkpatrick, Noah, Spencer, Caroline and Isabella Janke, and the mother of his children, Angela Janke. He was the dear brother of David, who preceded him in death last August. Buzzy is also the cherished nephew of James (Connie) Lichniak, Janet Leonard, Edward (Carole) Leonard, Alan (deceased) (Donna) Janke, Donald (Phyllis) Janke (both deceased), and treasured cousin of Jason, Tamara, Jared, Joseph and Michael.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 24 from 5-6 pm at the North Olmsted Masonic Temple, 23844 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, Ohio 44070, with a memorial service to celebrate Scott’s life at 6:00 PM (Parking and entrance is in the rear of the building.)

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in his brother David’s name to Holy Family Hospice, 6707 State Road, Parma, Ohio 44134-4595.  Donations can also be made to Donate Life America by clicking here:  Donate Life America.

Scholle, Joan E.

JOAN E. SCHOLLE (nee Dasko), 89 of Brook Park, passed away on March 14, 2022.

Joan is survived by her husband of 68 years, Henry, Sr.; children, Mark (Kathleen), Lisa Napier (Johnny), and Henry, Jr.; 8 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Karen Dasko.

Joan was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Frances Dasko; and brother, Michael Dasko.

Per Joan’s request, no services will be held.

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