Rostas, William E. “Bill”

William E. “Bill” Rostas, 87 of Hinckley, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on January 13, 2021. He had served as a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force. Bill loved his ’66 Supersport which he owned since it was brand new. He enjoyed going on bus trips with his brother and gambling at casinos. Bill also had birdfeeders in the yard and loved watching all the birds and animals that would visit his yard.

Bill is survived by his beloved wife of over 62 years, Patricia; daughters, Linda Guzik (Tony) and Sheryl DeHoff; grandchildren, Amanda Batzel (Matt), Ashley Timan (Adam), Derrick DeHoff, and Darren DeHoff; and great grandchildren Carstan Timan, Ari Timan, and Maddy Batzel.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Ceil Sambor (Eddie also deceased) and Frank Rostas (Evelyn, surviving).

A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 18 at 11am at Hope Memorial Park, Hinckley.

Gamble, Benjamin Sr.

Benjamin Gamble Sr., age 75, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Ben was born August 17, 1945 in E. Liverpool, Columbiana County.    He worked for the Cleveland Zoo for 32 years.  He was a great mechanic, and loved working on cars.  Ben had a love of antique cars, and was an avid fan of both the Browns and the Indians.

Beloved husband of Mary for 54 years.  Loving father to Lisa and Ben Jr., and his adorable furry baby, Molly.  Grandfather of seven; great grandfather of four; brother of Fred Gamble (Janet), Carol (Herschel) Conley and Pat (Bill) Borich; brother-in-law of Kathy (Leonard, deceased) Schmidt, and Frank (Michele) Faulhaber.

Benjamin was preceded in death by his parents, Evelyn (nee Johnson) and Ben Gamble; sister, Lois Anne Gamble; brother, Paul (Pat, surviving) Gamble; and brother-in-law, Don Faulhaber.

In keeping with Benjamin’s wishes, no services will be held at this time.

Mastrostefano, Rose Marie

ROSE MARIE MASTROSTEFANO, 92 of Parma, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 30, 2020.

Loving sister of Patricia Watts (Scott, deceased) and the late Rita. Beloved aunt of Carla Kolegar (Bill), Brian Watts, and Nancy Kennell (Sam). Great aunt of Ryan Kolegar, Sarah, Melodie, Brianna, and Chance Watts, Jessie, Jacob, Alex, Anthony, Jennifer, and Alaina (deceased)  Kennell.   Great great aunt of Evan Watts, Laiyla and Aubrey Mey. Loving companion of the late Rudy Kovacs.

A private service and entombment will be held due to Covid restrictions.  We will have a proper Celebration of Rose Marie’s life at a time when we can gather safely.


Murray, Lawrence J.

Lawrence James Murray, 79 of Brunswick, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. He was known as a jokester. Larry loved grocery shopping and then cooking what he bought. He will be greatly missed by his family.

Larry is survived by his beloved wife of 23 years, Gloria Blasko Wright Murray; his children, Gregory Murray and Kelly Turner; step-children, Scott Wright (Shannon), Kelly Johnson (Jae), and Katie Cross (Bob); grandchildren, Haley, Alissa, Ashleigh, Emily, Hanna, Carson, and Carter; and brothers, Roger and Dennis Murray.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Jenny Murray, and a brother, Jimmy Murray.

A Celebration of Larry’s life will be held at a later date.

Suva, Mary M.

Mary M. “Margie” Suva (1955-2020), age 65, passed away December 23rd, 2020. She was the loving mother of William R. Suva; loving sister of John Suva III (Karen), James Suva (Marcia), Thomas Suva, Robert Suva (Suzanne), William Suva (Rosanne), and Barbara Bastyr (Richard); loving partner of Thomas Ferraro; loving Aunt, Great-aunt, and Great-great-aunt of many nieces and nephews; Will be missed by her large extended family and cherished friends. She is preceded in death by her father John Suva, Jr. and her mother Mary Suva.

She was a caring, kind, lovable person who spread that love to those around her. She enjoyed  spending time with her family and loved ones as much as she was able, talking to them over the phone for as long as she could. She always had a smile on her face to let others know how much happiness she was experiencing, to share it with those around her. An inspiration and a role model, she possessed a heart big enough to encompass all.

There will be a private Graveside Service beginning 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 2nd, 2021 held at All Saints Cemetery, 480 W Highland Rd, Northfield, OH, 44067.

Schlatterbeck, William L.

SCHLATTERBECK, WILLIAM L., 77 of Olmsted Falls passed away December 25, 2020.

Bill is survived by his wife of 28 years, Robin (nee Sauer); children, Kimberly Condon (Mark), and Craig (Dana); step-children, Leah Boslaugh and Ted Prassinos; grandchildren, Taylor, Megan, Lauren, Cody, and Charlie. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Evelyn Schlatterbeck, and his birth father, Clarence Sieferd.

A celebration of Bill’s life will be held in the future.

Farver, David

David A. Farver, age74, passed away December 15, 2020, Due to complications of an existing heart condition.

David and his family owned and operated a beef cattle and chicken farm just outside of Orrville. Later they operated Grandma’s House Bed and Breakfast. After leaving the farm life he worked as a maintenance man at Buehler’s of Orrville. In his spare time he mowed the fairways and greens at Riceland Golf Course.

David is survived by his children Nathan Farver,  Rachel Farver Grifo (Anthony); grandson Lance Daniel Grifo, sister Mary Ellen Steiner (Doug); cousins, Roger and Terry Farver, Shirley Dunwoody,  Karen M.R. Johnson,  and Bob Mutschelknaus.  He was preceded in death by cousin, Sandy Castle.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date at Oak Grove Mennonite Church.

Allen, Florence

Florence Gertrude Allen (Jost)

May 25, 1938 – December 15, 2020

Brunswick, Ohio – Florence (Flo) Gertrude Allen, (Jost), (Mom, Mawmaw), Our beloved mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and treasured friend to many, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at the youthful age of 82 surrounded by her loving family.

Florence was born on May 25, 1938 to Florence Johanna Moro and Walter Fredrick Jost at Deaconess Hospital Cleveland, Ohio. Flo was married to the late Gene E. Allen Sr, where they lived for many years in the Kent, Bedford and Ravenna, Ohio areas raising their family.  This being Gene Allen Sr.’s second marriage, Florence raised Gene’s daughter, Jacquelyn R. (Jackie) (Thompson), from toddler to adult as her own, before Jackie’s passing in 2019 from chronic illness.  Florence’s life served as proof and testament that she was a loving and devoted mother to all of her children and grandchildren, as they would always be first and foremost in her life no matter what.

With great sadness, On Dec 7, 2020, Flo (Mom) became unexpectedly ill and faced a life-threatening diagnosis in which she bravely and courageously battled along with the grace and care provided by the Cleveland Clinic – Medina Hospital and her caregivers, in which we are eternally grateful.  Survivors include Flo’s prized and beloved children;  her son Geno Allen and Lisa Allen; son Anthony Allen and his wife Grace; daughter Samantha Allen; brothers; Joseph Richter, Charles Tiliske, Frank Meadows, and Walter Namoski; nieces Holly Rickard, Veronica Moore, Brittany Capron, and Jessica Meadows; Nephew, James Timothy Ryan; grandchildren; Kevin and Sam Allen; Dakota and Nevada Allen, Gage Wagner, Desera and Leighann Fowler, Harvey Starling; Joshua, Jeremy and Jonell Thompson.  She has also been very blessed with 13 amazing great grandchildren as well as so many longtime friends from Ohio and Florida. She will be deeply and dearly missed by all of us.

Services will be held at a later date.

Hubert, Frances

Frances Hubert, 73, of Lakewood, passed away December 11, 2020.

Survived by her beloved husband of 54 years, Fred; daughter, Holly Hubert; grandchildren, Ryan Hubert and Sarah Bruening; brother Patrick Duffy (Meg); brother-in-law, Robert Hubert Jr. (Kathy); and several nieces and nephews.

A private family celebration of life will be held.

Cintula-Stewart, Diane

Diane L. Cintula-Stewart, 76 of Brunswick, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2020. She graduated from Brunswick High School, Class of 1962. Diane was an avid Bingo player who loved music, especially oldies and Gospel. She was a devout mother who was most concerned with raising her family and she loved supporting her children’s sporting activities through the years.

Diane is survived by her children, Tim Sullivan, Geoffrey Stewart, and Tammy Stewart; grandchildren, Jonathan Kraft, Shayne Byers, and Shaylah Byers; and siblings, Deanna Lowery, Darla Sleva, Joseph Cintula, Jr., Eddie Prokop, Timothy Prokop, Gail Afanador, and Cliff Cintula.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bettie and Joseph Cintula, Sr.; husband, Cecil Stewart; and sons, Michael Dickson and Joey Stewart.

The family will receive friends at Christ Church, 23080 Royalton Rd., Columbia Station on Thursday from 10 – 11 am, with the funeral service beginning at 11 am. Interment to follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.