RIGO, John S.

May 26, 2010

John Steven Rigo, Age 94.
Beloved husband of 68 years to Margaret R. Rigo (nee Berndt)
Father of Dale A. Rigo and Janice B. Hasselbusch. Grandfather of  Wendy, Keith, Benjamin, Bryan and Samantha.
Great Grandfather of Alexis, Devon, Daisha, Brianna and Rebecca. Brother of Margaret and the late Joseph, Julius, Elizabeth, Helen and Ethel.WW II Army Vet., served in the Pacific Theatre. Friends may call at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Road in Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge), Friday, May 28th, from 2-5:30 PM. Memorial Service to follow at 5:30 PM. To offer condolences please visit www.ZaborFH.com

HEINZERLING, Evert L.

May 24, 2010

Evert L. HEINZERLING, Age 79. Beloved husband of 54 years to Helen (nee Dvorak). Loving father of Lisa Neumeyer (Terry), Janet Shine (Tim) and Brian (Elaine). Beloved grandfather of Dawn, Kurt, Tim, Michael, John, Mary (deceased), Peter and Brenna.

Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, May 27, 10:30 AM at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Interment: All Saints Cemetery.

Visitation: Wednesday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Seasons of Life Hospice or the Alzheimers Assoc. To offer condolences please visit www.ZaborFH.com

CREASY, Allen Jr.

May 20, 2010

Allen CREASY Jr., Age 54. Beloved husband of Paula (nee Repp). Loving father of Erica (Dan) and Allen III (Rose). Beloved son of Brooks and Nellie  (both deceased). Memorial Service: 7:00 PM Sunday, May 23 at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow). Visitation prior to service, 4-7 PM. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association. To offer condolences please visit www.ZaborFH.com

VIGNEAU, Margaret M.

May 19, 2010

Margaret M. VIGNEAU (nee Mezei) Age 91. Passed away peacefully on May 18. Beloved wife of the late Francis J. “Doc”. Dearest mother of Eileen Piatak (Robert), Gary (Judy), Linda Mezzulo and the late Lee. Grandmother of 8, great grandmother of 8. Dear sister of the late Albert Mazei (Lillian) and Edward Mezei (Marian). Dear aunt and friend to many. Special thanks to the staff of Berea Lake Towers.

Memorial Service: Saturday, May 22, 7:00 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

Visitation prior to service, 1-3 and 5-7 PM. To offer condolences visit www.ZaborFH.com

FORSCHNER, Rita P.

May 16, 2010

FORSCHNER, Rita P. (nee Hill). Age 93. Beloved wife of the late John J. Dearest mom of Alice Maynard (James), John W. (Kathleen). Beloved grandma of Theresa Ezzo (Robert), Christopher (Claudia), Ann Savol (Andy), and Rosemary. Great grandma of Sharon and Michael Ezzo and step grandma of Kim and Joanna Smith. Great great grandma of Timothy. Dear sister of the late Walter Hill.  Please meet at Church for the Funeral Mass Tues. May 18 at 9:30am from St. Thomas More. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Mass will be preceded by visitation at 8:45am until Mass at the Church. Arrangements by Zabor Funeral Home. To offer condolences visit www.zaborFH.com

SAWYER, Robert F.

May 14, 2010

Robert F. SAWYER, Age 85. Beloved husband of Kathryn (nee Wekker). Dearest father of Norma Langlois (Dean) and Robert (Candice). Dear grandfather of Paul (Stacy), Amber, Morgan, great grandfather of Jayla. Loving brother of Betty Bush and many late brothers and sisters. Dear uncle and friend to many. WW II Army Vet.

Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, May 17, 10:00 AM at St. John Bosco Church. Interment: Holy Cross.

Visitation: Sunday, 4-8 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). To offer condolences please visit www.ZaborFH.com

DEUCHER, Elizabeth

May 13, 2010

Elizabeth “Betty” Deucher (nee Feigi), 84, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2010 in her home.

A woman of extensive knowledge and lifelong teacher she was respected by many and will be remembered with love by family, colleagues and friends!

Born in Cleveland on October 18, 1925, she was the daughter of Steve and Julia Feigi.  A Hall of Fame Alumni from West Tech High School (Jan ’44), Elizabeth was ‘one of the first four girls’ admitted to Case School of Applied Science.   Although marriage and a family altered her dream of becoming a chemical engineer, she was a dedicated elementary teacher at Holy Family Catholic School and retired from the Parma City School District in 1989.  Traveling to areas she visited in books, Elizabeth collected photos and friends in 7 countries, untold locations in the U.S., including Alaska and Hawaii, and worked with Global Volunteers in China on three different trips.

Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband Donald John, sons Robert Steven (Robyn Beth) and Jamie Morris Deucher; her in-laws, Albert and Florence Deucher, brother-in-law Albert W. Deucher.  She is survived by her beloved daughters: LtCol (Ret) Kathleen (Lee) Brown, Cynthia (John) Carrick, Ann-Marie (Dr. James) Cunningham, Lisa (Gus) Steinke, Sharon (Ret Col Michael) Mattei who gave her grandchildren to love and nurture: Jennifer, Jessica, Tim, Julia, Karl, David, Ian, Daniel, Elizabeth, Andrew, Brian and Elise and great granddaughter, Rian.  Dear sister of Patricia Deucher and aunt of Christine, David and Jeff.  She relished the calls and memory quizzes from her former neighbor and ‘Honorary Son,’ Bill Zaletal, long after she moved to Virginia where she volunteered at Driver Elementary School.

Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 7367 York Road, Parma.  VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA, (BETWEEN SNOW AND RIDGE), TUESDAY, MAY 18 FROM 4-8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 4635 Richmond Rd., Cleveland, Oh 44128.

FORTELKA, Carol R.

May 11, 2010

FORTELKA, Carol R. (nee Praedel). Age 81. Beloved wife of the late Frank J. III. Beloved mother of Donald (Lynn), and Jody Bonus (Joseph, deceased). Dear grandmother of Adam (Kristy), Kelly (Jay), Jessica Pajestka (Michael) and best buddy Jason Bonus. Proud nonnie of Alexandra, Michael, Nicholas, Jacob, Joshua, and Kailyn. Dear sister of Joan Ptak (Ray), and Audrey (deceased). Memorial visitation Thurs. May 13 from 5-8pm at  Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow). Service Fri. 11am at St. Paul United Church of Christ 7507 York Rd. Parma. Please meet at Church.

ZACH, Stephanie

May 9, 2010

ZACH, Stephanie (nee Zglenicki). Age 97. Beloved wife of the late Clarence. Dear sister of the late Jessie Zbrzeski (Stanley dec.). Loving aunt of Zenia Kobylski (Steve), Susan Donovan (Gerald) and Christine Deluga (Dennis) and Dorothy Geary (Robert). Great aunt of 9. Great great aunt of 11 and great great great aunt of one. Dear sister in law of Eleanor Zach-Csontos. Funeral service Wed. May 12 at 12:30pm at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow). Entombment Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation Tues. 4-8pm.

JIROVEC, Helen A.

May 8, 2010

Helen A. JIROVEC (nee Vondresak) Age 87. Beloved wife of Edward. Dearest mother of Therese Veit. Loving grandmother of Sean Veit (Vikki), Tammy Veit, great grandmother of Blair and Drake Veit.

Please meet the family for a graveside service, Wednesday, May 12, 11:30 AM at Holy Cross Cemetery.

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

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