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.

Taylor, Clarence A.

Clarence A Taylor, of Medina OH, passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017

Clarence was born in Portland Oregon June 20, 1938 Clarence was married to Cleda Taylor on May 20 1957; they were married 58 years.
Clarence worked as a Vending Machine Mechanic for Automatic Sales for 31 Years. He enjoyed working on cars in his younger days and spent his later years as a hobby woodworker.

Clarence is survived by sons Brian (Susan) and Brad (Mary) Taylor; Grandchildren, Justin Taylor, Jessica Taylor, Garrett Taylor, Zach Goodin, and Carlie Oliveras (Joseph) , and other family and friends. Clarence was preceded in death by his wife Cleda.

Eldridge, Paul

Paul Eldridge, (1983-2017), passed away August 12, 2017.

Beloved son of Bernice (nee Fenger) and the late Kenneth; loving grandson, nephew and cousin.

There will be a Memorial Mass at Holy Family Church, 7367 York Road, Parma on Saturday, August 19 at 10:00 am, followed by a Celebration of Life at Ripepi’s Gathering Room, 5762 Pearl Road, Parma, immediately after.

Minick, Ann

Ann Minick of Valley City passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 in Cleveland. She was born in Phillipsburg, PA and resided in Valley City for 52 years. Ann served during World War II with the U. S. Naval Reserves in Washington D.C. as a Petty Officer First Class. She later worked as a teacher and met her husband while both were teaching at West Chester High School.  Ann is survived by her loving husband James of 60 years; sons, Greg (Jayne) Minick of Sheffield Lake, Kenneth (Margaret Bridge) Minick of Chatham, and Michael Minick of Valley City; daughter Deborah Smith of Avon; seven grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sister Helen (Steve) Gentile; and brother Charles (Sally) Yatsko.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Emil Yatsko, Robert Pavlik, and William Yatsko.  The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church of Valley City, 6936 Center Road, Valley City on Sunday from 3-5pm with the funeral service beginning at 5pm.

Todorov, Regina

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the untimely passing of Regina Maria Todorov, born on July 10th, 1982, passed from this earth on Friday December 2nd, 2016, at the age of 34.  She is survived by her loving parents, Andrei and Karen (Leonhardt) Todorov; her siblings, Theodore and Nicholas; and her nieces Angela and Annie, along with many more loving family members.  Regina joins her departed sister Jennifer, Todorov; her grandparents Frank & Edna, Leonhardt, and Henry & Cornelia Todorov.  We invite family and friends to gather together with us in a celebration of her life on Sunday December 11th, between 1 and 4 o’clock. Words of remembrance will be spoken at 2:30, with a luncheon to follow at the Diamond Event Center located at 1480 Pearl Rd, Brunswick, OH 44212.  In lieu of flowers please pay it forward with a random act of kindness.

Kowal, Louane W.

After a short illness, Louane W. Kowal of Medina, Ohio, born March 27, 1923 to Fred C. Williams and Miriam (nee Weber) Williams, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2016 and has rejoined her husband of over 60 years, John G. Kowal. She was “the captain of the ship” for her family and will be deeply missed by her four children and their families: Lynne (John) Gibbs, Jan (Fred) Graff, John W. Kowal, and Tom (Francie) Kowal. She was a role model and inspiration for her seven grandchildren: Jonathan (Lori) Gibbs, Susan Borders, Kari (Matt) DiDonato, Wyatt (Katheryn) Graff, Drew Kowal, Lindseymarie (David) Szeto, Katie Kowal, and seven great-grandchildren.  Louane was the eldest sister to Judy Goulder (decd) and Susan Davis. She was a proud graduate of Miami University and worked for many years as an administrative secretary with the Medina City Schools. She had a pioneer spirit and a huge heart. She always gave more than she took. Her life revolved around her love of animals as she cared for countless horses, dogs, and cats as well as helped with Project R.I.D.E. and Medina 4-H. She was a passionate Indians-Cavs-Browns-Buckeyes fan as well.  A celebration of her life will take place in the summer of 2017 on the family farm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her memory to the Medina County SPCA (8790 Guilford Road, Seville, OH 44273).

Rivera, Anita

ANITA RIVERA 40, Loving mother of Alexandra and Jaydon. Wife of Jayson. Daughter of the late Kathleen and David Dvoroznak. Loving sister of Joshua and Jacob Beecham. Best friend of 40 years to Lisa Harries. Anita was loved by many. She could light up a room anywhere she went. Her compassion for her children was one of a kind. She truly had the world’s biggest heart. Anita was loved dearly and will truly be missed by all. Friends may call at the First Christian Church, 3611 Center Rd. Brunswick on Tuesday from 10-noon with the funeral service beginning at noon. Burial to follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

Eschen, Virginia

Virginia Eschen (nee Doak), age 93, passed away November 21, 2016. Loving mother of Kathleen (Daniel) Prater and Robert (Deborah) Eschen. Beloved grandmother and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clayton, and three brothers. Private family services will be held.

Palmer, Joe

Williamston, SC – Joseph “Joe” Paul Palmer, 55, husband of Beverly Soloski Palmer, died Thursday, November 17, 2016.  Born in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of Robert E. Lee Palmer and Helen Podsedly Palmer. He was formerly employed with Burroughs, Inc. in Ohio.  In addition to his wife of the home and parents of Williamston, he is survived by children, Joseph Robert Palmer of Brunswick, OH and Amber Rose Smith of Washington, DC; sisters, Linda Logan of Pelzer and Corrine Miller of Columbus, OH.  The family will receive friends 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 23 at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Brunswick.  The funeral service will follow at 1:30 p.m. with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery .

Beck, Robert D.

Robert D. Beck, age 49, passed away suddenly November 20, 2016.  Beloved husband of Karen (nee O’Boyle).  Loving father of Stephanie Beck, Phillip Beck and Colleen Beck.  Also survived by his parents, Dale & Lois Beck; brothers, Brian C (Kathleen) Beck and Dennis W. (Stacey) Beck; in-laws, Robert & Jean O’Boyle; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Cal & Erma Walter-Treece and Ralph & Mary Beck.  There will be a memorial gathering at Brunswick Reformed Church, 3535 Grafton Road, Brunswick, on Sunday, November 27 from 2 – 4 pm, with a memorial service following at 4 pm.