BLYTHIN, Edward

July 31, 2018

Edward Blythin, 77, of Granger Township, passed away on July 12, 2018 at home. Ed was born on July 7, 1941 in Lakewood, Ohio, to the late Arthur Blythin and Margaret (nee Cooper) Fedor.  He was a resident of Granger for 43 years.  He graduated from Parma Senior High School in 1960, and served in the United States Army as a paratrooper for the 503rd Airborne from 1961-1964.  Ed furthered his education at Kent State University where he studied journalism.  He graduated with honors in 1974.  Ed was employed as an Investigator for the United States Consumer Products Safety Commission for 27 years and retired August 1, 2005.  His hobbies included gardening, woodworking, and volunteer work.  Ed was an avid sports fan.  He was always a staple at the many events for his sons and grandchildren.  He was a past member of the Parma Elks. 

Ed is survived by and will be dearly missed by his beloved wife and best friend of 49 years, Virginia (Wanicki), his loving sons, Eddy (Heather Holton), granddaughters, Briana and Bailey of Brunswick, Ohio; Brian (Sonya Curtis), granddaughter, Elizabeth of Rittman, Ohio; Shane of Medina, Ohio; and Kyle (Christi Cottrill), grandsons, Charlie and Desi of Wadsworth, Ohio. He is also survived by his brother, Richard Blythin of Columbus, Ohio, and his sister, Margaret Pisani of Paso Robles, California. He is preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Elizabeth. 

Edward was put to rest at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery on July 30, 2018.  Memorial donations may be made to the HMC Hospice of Medina County. Cremation by The Zabor Funeral Home, Parma. To offer condolences, visit www.ZaborFH.com.

WATT, Theodore H.

July 31, 2018

Theodore H. WATT,  78, of Parma, died on July 26, 2018 in Pleasant Lake Villa Nursing Home after a long illness. He was born in Elyria, Ohio.  Loving son of Henry and Sarah Watt (both deceased). Beloved husband of Carol (nee Brown) for 52 years. Dear father of Theodore (Tracey), Linda Moore (Eric), Robert, and Pamela.  Dearest grandfather of  Miranda, Megan, Theodore, Chase (Brugge), and Aiden (Moore).  Dear brother of James Watt (now deceased).  He served in the United States Air Force for 8 years. He spent his career years in the banking and mobile home industries. He enjoyed playing golf.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Pleasant Lake Villa for the kindness and care you provided to Ted during the past 4 years.

Also, the family would like to thank UH Hospice.  They appreciated the compassion you showed to Ted during his last days. He deserved to pass peacefully and with dignity and with your help it was accomplished. Service will be private.

Memorial contributions can be made to the University Hospitals Hospice, P.O. Box 94554, Cleveland, OH 44101-9755. Cremation by The Zabor Funeral Home, Parma. To offer condolences, visit www.ZaborFH.com.

KASZEI, Richard A.

July 24, 2018

Richard A. KASZEI, age 59. Beloved son of Richard and Marlene. He was born July 8, 1959 in Fairview Park. He was preceded in death by his daughter Kimberly Dawn and survived by his daughter Angela (Dennis) Pawul and son Michael. Loving grandfather of Michael, Landon, Angelina, Aubrey, Mia and Tyric. Dear brother of Peg Monaco (Kevin Hagan), Greg (Kristan) and John (Diane). Dearest uncle of Marshal and Justin Monaco, Nick (Natalie), Nathan, Brittany (Chris Reed) and Kristina. Dear nephew of Elaine and Julius Nyikes, Patti Arnal (Stephen, deceased), Vicki Arnal (Rene, deceased). Loving companion of Belinda Black and her children Stacey, Roseann and Leeann. Former husband and friend of Peggy Kaszei. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

FUNERAL SERVICE, FRI. JULY 27, 7:30 PM PRECEDED BY VISITATION FROM 4:00-7:30 PM AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD. PARMA (betw. Snow & Ridge). To offer condolences visit www.ZaborFH.com 

MONTANA, Trudy A.

July 24, 2018

Trudy Ann Cashel MONTANA was born June 1, 1945 in Cleveland. She entered the loving embrace of our Lord somewhere over the rainbow on July 23, 2018 (age 73) after a battle with cancer.  A loving wife, mother and grandmother, Trudy spent most of her life in Parma. In 1969, she married Gerald Montana and together they raised three boys- Nicholas, Mark and Patrick. Trudy is survived by her husband Gerald and sons Nicholas (Rosa), Mark and Patrick (Amanda) and grandchildren Marissa, Alexandra, Gino, Anthony and Andrew.  She is also survived by her sister Carol (Ron) Kwiatkowski, sister-in-law Rita (Tom) Martin, and many nieces, nephews and close friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Grace Cashel, twin sister Julie Ann Cashel and sister Judy Cashel Sabolsky. Trudy will be lovingly remembered for her incredible devotion to her grandchildren as well as her love for all things “The Wizard of Oz.” In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to St. Jude’s Cancer Research Hospital for Children.
FUNERAL SERVICE, FRI. JULY 27, 10:30 AM AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD. PARMA (betw. Snow & Ridge). VISITATION, THUR. JULY 26, 4-8 PM. To offer condolences visit www.ZaborFH.com

BLESSING, Dolores M.

July 21, 2018

DOLORES M. BLESSING (nee Pratt). Age 82. Passed away peacefully 7/21/18. Dolores was the beloved wife of the late Frank Blessing and the loving mother of her two sons Keith (Cynthia), and Tim (Laura). Dear grandmother of Seth, Derek, Mitchell, and Brooke. Great grandmother to Demaryion, Mitchell Jr., Isla, and Hazel. She was also a loving friend and confidant to a host of many family members and wonderful friends.

VISITATION WEDNESDAY, JULY 25TH 6-8pm AT ZABOR FUNERAL HOME 5680 PEARL RD. (between Ridge and Snow). FUNERAL SERVICE THURSDAY, 11AM AT THE FUNERAL HOME. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. 

LAJESKI, Edward J.

July 21, 2018

EDWARD J. LAJESKI. Age 91. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen (nee Kozyk). Loving father of Maureen Igusky (Joseph), and Edward B. (Barbara). Beloved grandfather of AnnMarie Chany (Matthew), Matthew Igusky (Erin), Edward C. Lajeski (Kelly), and Holly M. Lajeski. Great grandfather of 6 boys.

VISITATION TUESDAY, JULY 24TH 4-8 AT ZABOR FUNERAL HOME 5680 PEARL RD. (between Ridge and Snow). FUNERAL MASS WEDNESDAY, 11AM AT ST. CHARLES BORROMEO. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. 

JENKINS, Norma Jean

July 19, 2018

Norma Jean JENKINS (nee Payne). Age 86. Beloved wife of the late Oris B. Loving mother of Sandy Hembree (Melvin), Alan Jenkins (Kathy) and Dennis. Dearest grandmother of 6 and great grandmother of 8. Dear sister of Betty Jo Longwith (deceased) (Denver, deceased) and Jimmy Payne (deceased) (Ruth). Dear aunt to many.

VISITATION ON MON., JULY 23 FROM 6-8 P.M. AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (between Snow & Ridge). FUNERAL SERVICE FOLLOWING VISITATION AT 8:00 P.M. INTERMENT THURSDAY, JULY 26TH AT 10:30AM AT CHATTANOOGA NATIONAL CEMETERY 1200 BAILEY AVE. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Nehemiah’s Network Missionary Account 4488, W. 160th St., Cleveland, Ohio  44135.

AHOLT, Donald W. SR.

July 16, 2018

Donald W. AHOLT, Sr. age 91. Beloved husband of the late Frances (nee Brady). Dearest father of Donald W. Jr. (deceased), David (Margaret), Laurie, Romona Haluska (Gerard) and the late Patricia Walter. Loving grandfather of 8 and great grandfather of 11. Dear brother of Robert, Harold, John and the late Leah and Clem Jr. Dear uncle and friend to many.

FUNERAL MASS, SAT. JULY 21, 10:00 AM AT ST. THOMAS MORE CHURCH. VISITATION, FRI. JULY 20, 4-7 PM AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD. PARMA, (betw. Snow & Ridge).

To offer condolences visit www.ZaborFH.com

BRACK, Christopher M.

July 16, 2018

BRACK, Christopher M., age 36.  Beloved son of Jeffrey and Ardis (nee Maynard).  Dearest brother of Aaron.  Cherished father of Dominic, C.J., Natalie and Joey.  Loving partner to Shonda.  Dear grandson, nephew, cousin and friend to many.  VISITATION SATURDAY, JULY 21 FROM 4-7 p.m., FOLLOWED BY THE SERVICE AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (between Ridge and Snow). 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the discretion of family. 

To offer online condolences, please visit www.ZaborFH.com.

WASIL, Ruth A.

July 14, 2018

Ruth A. WASIL (nee Pegg) age 90. Beloved wife of the late Joseph. Loving mother of James (Jeanne), JoAnn, Robert (Cherie), Kathy Habusta (Rick) and Thomas (Aya). Loving grandmother of Bonnie (Jon), Heather, Jim (Jen), Joe (Bridgette), Susie (Matt), Sara (Dylan), Megan (Dennis), Katie (Dan) and Miles. Dear great grandmother of 6. Dear sister of Wilma Essel (Spencer) and William Pegg (Ann). Dear aunt and friend to many. 

VISITATION, WED. JULY 18, 3:00-7:30 PM AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD. PARMA (BETW. SNOW & RIDGE). PLEASE MEET THE FAMILY AT CHURCH FOR THE MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL, THURS. JULY 19, 10:00 AM AT ST. JOSEPH CHURCH, STRONGSVILLE. INTERMENT, FRI. JULY 20, 10:15 AM AT OHIO WESTERN RESERVE NATIONAL CEMETERY.

To offer condolences visit www.ZaborFH.com

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