GRANT, Gladys

March 20, 2010

Gladys GRANT (nee Scott) Age 88. Beloved wife of the late Alexander. Dearest mother of Rena Gabor (Frank), Brian (Amy), Walter Kurtz (Janet), Donna Schaeffer (Bob), Patricia Preston (Bob) and the late Edward Kurtz. Loving grandmother of 12, great grandmother of 10 and great great grandmother of 3. Dear sister of Evelyn Schlatterbeck, sister, aunt and friend to many.

Funeral Service: Wednesday, March 24, 10:30 at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). Interment: Eastlawn Memorial Park, Brunswick.

Visitation: Tuesday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Donations to Vitas Hospice. To offer condolences please visit ZaborFH.com

FISCHER, Bernadette

March 20, 2010

Bernadette FISCHER (nee Duke). Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Fredrick for 60 years. Died peacefully and was reunited with him on March 20. Dearest mother of Ronald (Betty, deceased), Robert (Christine), Russell and Ralph. Loving grandmother of Donald, Debra, David (Dawn), Michael (fiance, Viki), Michelle Kovach (Matt), and Ashley. Great grandmother of Taylor, Marissa, Brianna and Eryka. Dear sister of Charles, Rita (deceased), Doris and John.

Mass of Christian Burial: 10:30 AM Tues. March 23 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.

VISITATION: MON. 4-8 PM AT ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD. PARMA (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW). In lieu of flowers, if desired, the family suggest contributions to Seasons of Life Hospice. To offer on-line condolences, please visit www.ZaborFH.com.

LISI, Ralph

March 17, 2010


Ralph LISI, Age 71. Beloved husband of the late Bonnie (nee Tress). Dearest father of Stephanie, Vincent (Jody), Christine McDonald (David) and Derek (Roxanne). Loving grandfather of Arica and Phillip. Dear brother of Jim (Carol) and Grace.

Funeral Service: Saturday, 9:30 AM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). Interment: Holy Cross.

Visitation: Friday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM. To offer condolences visit ZaborFH.com

PEARL, Joyce Ann

March 16, 2010

Joyce Ann PEARL (nee Cox), age 80, of Parma Hts., Ohio. Born May 3, 1929 in Somerset, KY. Daughter of William and Desta Cox (deceased). Beloved wife of Robert Louis Pearl for 56 years. Loving mother of Janet A. Pearl, Columbus, OH; Ellen K. (Joseph, deceased) Pochedley, Kent, OH; Maureen S. (Mousa) Babaki, Westlake, OH; Meghan K. (Mike) Musko, Vancouver, WA; and Erin A. (Rich) Bruening, Parma, OH. Dearest Grandmother of Matthew, Steven (deceased), and Laura Babaki; Lakota and Elan Pochedley; and Max and Maor Bruening. Dear sister of the following deceased: Helen Harris, Charles Cox, Maxine Murphy. Nieces and nephews: Charles (Susi) Murphy, Dr. Sara Murphy, M.D. (Clifford), Dan (Christie) Murphy, all of Indiana. In-Laws: Marj Guerich, Eileen (James, deceased) Pearl, Gerald (Hildegard) Pearl, Maureen (Charles, deceased) Harris, Sister Virginia Pearl, CSJ, and many nieces and nephews of Kansas. Beloved cousin of Mary Prescott, Elsmere, KY. Longtime friendships with many, including Winifred Fograsher, Helene Kula, Kaye Arkangel and Nancy Chal, of Cleveland, OH; Dorothy Driska of Grover, MO; Gloria Martz of Jonesboro, GA; Virginia Pevec, Winter Garden, FL. and Clara Watts, Sun City, AZ. Joyce graduated from Harris Teachers College, St. Louis, MO, in 1952 with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She was listed in the Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities edition. Her teaching career spanned over 40 years from St. Louis, Parma, Brooklyn and Berea City Schools as well as parochial schools in those areas. She was a Charter Member of St. John Bosco Church. A member of the St. Padre Pio prayer group. A volunteer teacher of religious education (C.C.D./P.S.R.). Served as principal of the elementary program for 6 yrs. Served as a Eucharistic minister for 20 yrs. Officer of the St. John Bosco Ladies Guild and Senior Citizens’ Club and member of the Holy Name Society. As well as being an educator, Joyce worked for the U.S. Dept. of Labor for 25 yrs. She was an active volunteer for many organizations including Parma Hospital’s Chapel office. Joyce enjoyed the arts, music, opera, theater and movies. She was an avid reader, bridge player and world traveler. The family suggests memorial contributions to Sisters of the Incarnate Word , 6618 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts. OH 44130; St. John Bosco Church, 6480 Pearl Rd., Parma Hts. OH 44130 or a charity of your choice.

Funeral Mass: Friday,  March 19, 10:30 am at St. John Bosco Church. Friends may call at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow and Ridge), 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm, Thursday. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery.

To offer condolences please visit www.ZaborFH.com

MAJOR, William A. “Bill”

March 15, 2010

William A. “Bill” MAJOR, Age 89. Beloved husband of the late Eleanor V. (nee Froelich). Dearest father of Joan Manti (Domnick), Barbara Canitia (Robert) and the late Sandra Ferenz (Bruce). Loving grandfather of Scott, Laura, Wendy, Dawn, David, Melissa, Jeff and great grandfather of 8. Member of Parma Wood Carvers and the Graphic Communications Union Local 546M.

Funeral Service: Thursday, March 18, 10:00 AM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). Interment: Sunset Memorial Park.

Visitation: Wednesday, 4-8 PM. Bill’s wishes were, in lieu of contributions to, “Honor God, Family, Country” and “Buy American”. To offer condolences please visit ZaborFH.com

SCHULZ, Helen

March 15, 2010

SCHULZ, Helen (nee Grabiec) Age 91.  Beloved wife of the late Eugene.  Dearest mother of Patricia (Schulz) Blazey (deceased), and David Schulz.  Loving grandmother of Valerie, Terry Jr., Jennifer, Amy, Ericka, and Tiffany, and great grandmother of many. Dear sister of Celia (Grabiec) Yanko.

Helen was a member of the St. John Bosco Rosary Guild, and loved bowling, golfing, bridge and bingo.

Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, March 17 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Bosco Catholic Church.  VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW), Wednesday morning 9:00-10:30 a.m.

If desired, the family suggests contributions to Teen Challenge Cincinnati Women’s Maternity Home, 1466 US Highway 50, Milford, Oh  45150.

SANDLY, Agnes

March 7, 2010


Agnes SANDLY (nee Parchem) Age 95. Loving wife of the late Joseph S. Devoted mother of Joseph Jr. (Peggy, deceased), Mary Rose Scally (Jack, deceased), Marty Toothman, Paul (Deanne) and Marguerite Phillips (John). Dear grandmother of Michelle Riddick, Steven Sandly, John, Jim, Tim and Tom Scally, Danielle Page, Jim and Robbie Toothman, Rachel and Christopher Sandly, and Kaitlin and Patrick Phillips. Great grandmother of 11. Preceded in death by sisters Madge Dzugan and Sr. Mary Andrew CSA and brother Andrew Parchem.

Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, March 10, 10:00 AM at St. Francis DeSales Church. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery.

Visitation to celebrate a great, long life, Tuesday, 2-8 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to Regina Health Center and the Patna Jesuit Missions. To offer condolences please visit ZaborFH.com

HORVATH, James A.

March 5, 2010

HORVATH, James A.  Age 61.  Beloved husband of Shirley (nee Palmer).  Loving father of Jeffrey (Katrina), Kenneth (Christina), and Phillip (Jennifer).  Dear grandpa of Abigail, Joshua, Mira, William, Kevin, and Zak.  Loving brother of the following deceased:  Charles, Mildred Smosny, Betty Robitaille, and Judy.

Mass of Christian Burial, Monday, March 8 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish.  Interment, Woodvale Cemetery.  VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW), SUNDAY 2-8 p.m. If desired the family suggests contributions to Seasons of Life Hospice.

FRANKLIN, Earl R.

March 5, 2010

FRANKLIN, Earl R.  Age 80.  Beloved husband of 57 years to Patricia (nee Elco).  Dearest father of Linda Davis (Douglas).  Dear grandpa of Kristen and Nicholas.  Loving brother of Jerry Franklin (Becky). US Army Veteran.

Funeral service, Monday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m. at ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL ROAD, PARMA (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW). Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery. VISITATION SUNDAY, 2-4 AND 6-8 p.m.

FEKETE, Julia A. “Julie”

March 2, 2010

Julia A. “Julie” FEKETE, Age 69. Beloved daughter of Anna (nee Mihalek) and Michael (both deceased); sister of Helen Hernandez and the late Albert; loving aunt of Jeffrey A.

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial: Wednesday, March 3 at 11 a.m. from St. John Bosco. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery.

VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA, TUESDAY 4-8 P.M. To offer condolences visit www.ZaborFH.com

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