Basenback, Caroline M.

Caroline M. Basenback, 81 of Parma Hts., passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

She is survived by her children, Sharon Brooks (Stewart), Bill, Jr. (Diane), and George; grandchildren, Charlie, Amy, Vince, David, Amanda, Matt, Ginny, Mark, Jen, Jordan, Jenna, and Matthew; great grandchildren, Megan, Lee, Kali, Erin, Lillie, Emma, and David, Jr.; and best friends, Ann Duncan and Sis Trimble.

The family will receive friends at the BOLLINGER-BICAN FUNERAL HOME, 9810 Denison Ave. on Sunday from 4-8pm. A funeral service will be at the funeral home on Monday at 10:30am followed by the burial at Brooklyn Hts. Cemetery.

Cunningham, Kathleen C.

KATHLEEN C. CUNNINGHAM (nee Gaydos), 81 of Medina, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018.

She is survived by her children, Mary Catherine Boettcher (William), and Timothy J. Cunningham (Lee Ann); grandchildren, Cody, Emily, and Jordan Boettcher, Courtney Niemann, and Amanda Cunningham; and brothers, David Gaydos (Marie) and John “Jack” Gaydos. Preceded in death by her husband, Donald; brothers, George and Joe Gaydos, and sister, Phyllis Bacho.

The family will receive friends at SLONE AND CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 13115  Lorain Ave., on Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 4-8pm.

Please meet at church for the Mass of Christian Burial at St. Angela Merici Church, 20970 Lorain Ave. on Thursday at 10am followed by the interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Edwards, Lori

Lori Edwards, age 54 of Olmsted Township, passed peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Wednesday, August 08, 2018 after a long battle. She was a loving mother, nana, daughter, sister and a cherished companion.

Lori is survived by her loving children, Christen Elkins (Jeff), Brittany Fowler (Nick), Gary Edwards (Allison), and Tyler Edmisten (Jessica); grandchildren, Sylar, Eli, Emma, Myles, Theo, Lincoln, Isabelle, and Ella; mother, Janice Meeks and step father, Marvin Meeks; brother, Dan Friend (Cindy), and longtime companion, Eric Edmisten. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Edwards, and father, Henry Friend.

The family will receive friends at the Liston Funeral Home, 36403 Center Ridge Rd., North Ridgeville on Sunday from 2-6pm. The funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Monday at 11am followed by the burial at Sunset Memorial Park.  A luncheon will follow at Sandy Ridge Reservation in North Ridgeville .


Klasek, Clarence

Clarence Klasek, age 77, passed away July 23 after a long illness.  Clarence is survived by his loving wife of almost 55 years, Kathryn; daughters, Laurie Baker (Jim) and Shelly Lotz (Dean);  grandchildren, Shannon Klasek, Andrew and Justine Lotz, Julia, James and Jackson Baker, and Sarah Yuschak; brother, Charles Klasek; brother-in-law Frank Prijatel (Louise); and many nieces, nephews and friends.  He was preceded in death by his son, David, and eight brothers and sisters.

The family will receive friends at St. Colette Church, 330 W. 130th St., Brunswick on Friday, August 3 from 9:30 – 11:00 am, with a memorial Mass at 11:00.  There will be a luncheon immediately following, at First Christian Church, 3611 Center Road, Brunswick.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network @

Bollinger Funeral Services assisted with arrangements.

Heil, Richard D.

Richard D. Heil, age 78 of Brunswick, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather who enjoyed camping and boating. He worked for 39 years for the Paslode Company.

Richard is survived by his loving wife, Louanne; daughters, Shara Davis (Richard Gaeckle), and Shannon Quintal (John); sons, Doug Heil, and David Heil (Nancy); grandchildren, Valerie, Cassandra, Chelsea, Darrian, Kyle, Ryan, Dylan, Dane, Evan, John, and Kurt; great granddaughter, Makinlee; sister, Julie McKee; and brothers, Jim and John Whetstein. He was preceded in death by his youngest son, Daniel Heil (Allison, surviving).

A celebration of Richard’s life will be planned for a later date.

Meyers, Julie A.

JULIE A. MEYERS (nee Newbrough), passed away suddenly on July 3, 2018. She was the loving mother of Bill Meyers (Barb), Paul Meyers (Nancy), and Tammy Dobrzeniecki (Tom). Dear grandmother of Joe, Ryan, Stephanie, Bill, Jaclyn, Nicki, Tommy, and Sean and great grandmother of 5. Loving sister of Jim Newbrough (Jenny) and Jane Henck (Chuck). Preceded in death by her husband George “Blackie” and brothers, John Newbrough (June), Steve Newbrough (Mitzi) and Rick Newbrough (Gail, surviving). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Honor Flight Cleveland, 724 Coralberry Lane, Madison, OH 44057

The family will receive friends at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Rd., Fairview Park on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm; and on Saturday from 9:30-10:30 am. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 am at St. Brendan Catholic Church, 4242 Brendan Lane, North Olmsted.

Henry, Jeanette S.

It is with great sadness that the family of Jeanette S. Henry RN (nee Wirick), 64 years, announces her passing on June 24th 2018, after a long battle with cancer.

Wife of Charles C. Henry (deceased).  Beloved daughter of Carl L. & Ann (Deceased) & Kay Wirick. Loving sister of Carolyn (John) Weglewski and Jerry (Lisa) Wirick. Dear Aunt of Brandy (Bryan) Thomas, Ann M. Wirick, and Julie Weglewski.

The family will receive friends on Saturday July 7, at Brunswick United Methodist Church, Ward Chapel, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick, at 10:30 am, with a Memorial Service at 11:30 am.   Reverend Tom Shaw Officiating. There will be a luncheon following, at the church.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Western Reserve Hospice of Medina or Willowood Care Center, Brunswick.

Haboustak, Eleanor

ELEANOR M. HABOUSTAK (nee Koenig) age 95. Beloved wife of the late Emil J. Haboustak.

Cherished mother of Joan Port (Bruce), Janice Streble, Joyce Robinson (Rory), John Haboustak, and the late James Haboustak (Valerie). Loving grandmother of 17 and great grandmother of 17. Dear sister of Frank Koenig, and the late Clarence Koenig and Mildred Foster.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 26 at 10:30am at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Rd., Brunswick. Visitation will be at the church before Mass beginning at 9:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Ambrose Parish Building Fund, or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Rowles, Lenell V.

Lenell V. Rowles, 73, passed away June 17, 2018.  She was born May 24, 1945 in Ft Crowder, Missouri to Eldon J. Milligan and Dorothy (Guthrie) Milligan.  Lenell loved crocheting, playing cards, and food prep, she was a faithful companion, fantastic grandmother and, of course an animal lover.  She worked as a Title Administrator for many years, retiring from Old Republic Title in Akron.

Lenell is survived by her devoted husband, Paul “Randy” Rowles, whom she married in December of 1973.  She is also survived by her loving daughters, Tracie Rowles, and Robin Miller of Texas; grandchildren, Tiana Hughes, Ashley Hughes, Jasmin Hughes, Dylan Hughes, Cash Rowles, Benjamin Rowles and Samuel Miller; sister, Valide Lozano and brother in law Lorenzo Lozano from Canton OH; her beloved dog, Timmy; and, count them, 12 cats LOL.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Eldon Bruce Milligan AKA Toppy; and son, Michael Rowles.

In keeping with Lenell’s wishes, she will be cremated, and there will be no public services.


Wethern, Shirley

Shirley A. Wethern, age 83 of Brunswick passed away suddenly on Friday, June 15, 2018. She was born on May 11, 1935, in Toledo, Ohio.

Shirley was a wonderful wife and mother who loved her family. Family was always the most important to her, as she was devoted to raising her children. She would later work with her husband in his business. Her interests included cooking, reading, going to the movies and Broadway musicals, and enjoying her cats.

Shirley is survived by her husband of 64 years, Patrick L.; children, Patrick A. (Trish), Michael (Lynn), and Kelly Pochatko (Tom); grandchildren, Erin Grafton (Alan), Jennifer Wethern, and Tommy Pochatko; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Hazel Jewel; and sisters, Felma Hyman and Margaret Stacy.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ASPCA. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 26 at 11am at the Prince of Peace Church, 3355 Medina Rd., Medina, OH.