OSWALD, Martin M.

June 13, 2011

OSWALD, Martin M. Age 78. Beloved husband of Anna. Loving father of Theresa, Mary, Patty Fedor (Steve), and Donna Rudge (Tom). Dear grandfather of 5. Mass of Christian Burial Thurs. June 16 10:30am at St. Charles Borromeo. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation Wed. 2-4 and 6-8 at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow).


June 10, 2011

Viola V. PASSALACQUA (nee Silakowski)  Age 89.  Preceded in death by her beloved husband Anthony, and dear children Richard, and Dolores Dawes.  Loving mother of Anthony (Kay) and Maryann.  Dear grandmother of David (Vanessa), Michael (Katie), Suzanne, John, Mary and Charles “Chad”, and great grandmother of Isabella and Olivia.  Dear sister of the late Helen Mason and Ted Silakowski.  Loving aunt and friend to many.

Mass of Christian Burial, Monday June 13 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.  VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (BETWEEN SNOW AND RIDGE), SUNDAY 1-4 AND 6-9 p.m.


June 7, 2011

Earle E. SCHWARK, Age 88.  Beloved husband of Lois (nee Gannon).  Dear father of Linda Losneck, Susan Damm (Ken), Scott (Sylvia) and the late Earle Jr.  Loving grandfather of seven and great grandfather of one.  Dear brother of Arlyne Fodor (Bob, deceased), the late Robert (Millie), and the late Walter.  US Army WWII Veteran.

Funeral and military service, Thursday, June 9 at 9:30 a.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.


June 3, 2011

John H. HIGGINS, age 90.  Passed away on June 2, 2011 at Gardens of the Western Reserve.  John was born in Cleveland on December 8, 1920, to parents Ann M. and James H. Higgins.  Preceded in death by his loving wife LaMona and his daughter Kathy.  John leaves behind niece Karen Martin Duffy (Stephen), and nephew L. James Martin (Terri).  John served his country honorably in WWII as a Marine in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters.  When he came home he took a job at Ford and worked his way through the Marshall School of Law.  He managed his own legal practice for 50 years and also retired from Ford Motor Company.  John was a fourth degree Knight of Columbus, and was the epitome of the Marine Corps motto, semper fidelis.  He was as kind and gentle as he was steadfast.

FRIENDS MAY JOIN THE FAMILY FOR VISITATION SUNDAY, JUNE 5 FROM 5-7 P.M. AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW).  Mass of Christian Burial, Monday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.

GARDNER, Stella J.

May 31, 2011

Stella J. GARDNER (nee Lepi)  Age 78.  Dearest mother of Paul and Bruce.  Dear grandmother of four. Beloved daughter of the late Helen and Paul.  Loving sister of six.  Passed away on May 26 surrounded by her loved ones.

PLEASE MEET THE FAMILY for a graveside service, Thursday, June 2 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park.

GEIER, Rita C.

May 31, 2011

Rita C. GEIER (nee Burkhart) Age 80.  Beloved wife of the late Victor.  Loving mother of Rebecca Kline (Michael), Deborah, Brenda Rosala (Craig), James and Lora Fetterman (Mark).  Dear grandmother of Sara, Rachel, Ryan, Lindsey, Hallie, Jacob and Becky.  Beloved sister.  She will also be missed by her many nieces, nephew and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, June 1 at 12:00 noon, at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.  VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW), TUESDAY 2-4 AND 6-8 p.m.

If desired, the family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society.

MAYER, Stanley K.

May 27, 2011

Stanley K. MAYER, Age 81.  Beloved husband of the late Jacquelyn (nee Stephen).  Dearest father of Scott and Mark (Maureen).  Loving grandfather of Michael.  Passed away May 26, 2011.

Private services held at Holy Cross Cemetery.

SCHULTZ, Denise E.

May 25, 2011

Denise E. SCHULTZ (nee GORLITZ) Age 59 of Phoenix, AZ. Passed away Nov. 28, 2010. Dear wife of the late Walter. Loving mother of William, Neal (Jennifer), and Ryan. Dear grandmother of 5. Loving sister of David Gorlitz (Elsa). Dear daughter of the late William and Geraldine Gorlitz. Dear aunt and friend to many.

Memorial Service: Saturday, May 28, 11:00 AM with visitation from 9:00-11:00 AM at The Zabor Funeral Home, Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).


May 25, 2011

Henry KNOBLOCH, Age 86. Born Jan. 18, 1925 in Resita, Romania. Passed away, May 24, 2011. Beloved husband of Ella Belknap Knobloch. Dear stepfather of Arthur Belknap (Paula), Alex Belknap (Caroline), George Belknap (Nikki), and Mark Belknap (Lisa). Dear step grandfather of Nicholas, Patrick, Zach, Lexi, Anaya, Reece and the late Michael. Dear brother of Gusti and the late Josef.

Graveside Service: Friday, May 27, 10:00 AM at Lakeview Cemetery.

Arrangements by The Zabor Funeral Home, Parma. To offer online condolences please visit www.ZaborFH.com

ZEITZ, Paul M.

May 25, 2011

Paul M. ZEITZ, Age 51.  Beloved son of Edward J. and the late Antoinette (nee Nechvatal).  Dear brother of Peter (Theresa), Denise Simeone, Kathryn McConnaughy, Edward G., and the late Mary Ann.  Loving uncle to Jennifer Walts (Jim), Corrine McConnaughy-White (Ismail), Christopher (Amy), Sarah Irey (Mark), Rachel Simeone, Michael, Jesse McConnaughy and Amy.  Great uncle of four.

Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, May 28 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.  VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA, (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW) FRIDAY 2-4 AND 6-8 P.M.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to:

The American Heart Association at www.donate.americanheart.org


The Cleveland Animal Protective League at www.clevelandapl.org/donations.htm.

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