SAXTON, Arline F.

February 26, 2011

Arline F. SAXTON (nee Hope) Age 91. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth. Dearest mother of Gary (Joyce), Hope Sohayda (Jim), Lori Stancato (Perry, deceased), and the late Beverly Koballa (Rich). Loving grandmother of 11, great grandmother of 10. Dear sister of the late Ruth Krakowiak, Emma Geiger and Lucille Wallner. Mass of Christian Burial: Monday, February 28, 11:00 AM at St. Columbkille Church. Interment: St. Mary of the Falls Cemetery, Olmstead Falls. Visitation: Sunday, 2- 6 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Continuum Care Hospice 12380 Plaza Dr. Suite 102 Parma, Oh 44130.

WALLAND, Lawrence E. Sr.

February 23, 2011

Lawrence E. WALLAND, Sr.  Age 86.  Beloved husband for 65 years to Madelyn J. (nee Cranford).  Dearest father of Larry (Karen), Celia Crutcher (Bruce), Greg, Diane Cence (Gary), and the late David.  Loving grandfather of Wendy, Bridget, Eileen, Ben, Katie, Rachel, Jake and Brenda.  Dear great-grandfather of 11.  Loving brother of Robert (deceased) (Rosemary), and special family friend to John.  Dear uncle and friend to many. US Navy WW II Veteran.  Former Nationwide Insurance manager and agent.

Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, February 26 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish.  Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery.



February 15, 2011

Jerry A. DOUBRAVA, Age 84. Beloved husband of Bernice (nee Martin). Loving father of Jerry (Patty) and Kathy Jo Grey-Piper (Bruce). Beloved grandfather of Jayson and Jenny Solomon (Alan). Great grandfather of Lilly. Dear brother of the following deceased; Joe Stanek, Mary Salvey and Ann Oleski. Dear Uncle of many. WW II Army Vet.

Funeral Service: Friday, February 18, 11:00 AM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

Visitation: Thursday, 2-4 and 6-8 PM.

Donations may be made to New Life Hospice, 5255 N. Abbe Rd. Elyria, OH 44035. To offer online condolences please visit


February 15, 2011

Pelikan, Irene A. (nee Vadas), 89, of Parma, Ohio passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 12, 2011. Beloved wife and caring companion for 69 years of Aloysius (Lou). Daughter of the late Andrew and Barbara Vadas of McKeesport , PA.  Loving mother of James (Rebecca Brady), Thomas (Marilyn) and John (Mary).  Grandmother of Carlotta Pelikan (Hector Cabrera), Christine Pelikan-Wehling (Greg), Sara Pelikan, Mathew LoParo (Jill), Robert LoParo (Michael Pack), Mathew Pelikan (Holly), Cynthia Pelikan, Dorothy Mallona (Martin) and Jacenta Pelikan. “Cookie grandma” to 13 great grandchildren: Sofia, Alex, Isabel, Ava, Liam, Audrey, Michael, Serena, Prascu, Rafael, Tessa, Xavier and Natalie. Youngest of 10 siblings and faithful aunt to her many nieces and nephews. The family would like to offer sincere thanks to the staff of Mount Alverna Village who were, not only care givers, but friends. Irene will be missed by the many people who shared her life.

Funeral Mass Friday, February 18, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at St Charles Borromeo Church, 5891 Ridge Road, Parma, OH 44129. Family will receive Friends at Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Road, Parma, OH 44129 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. on Thursday  February 17, 2011.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Community of L’Arche Cleveland at PO Box 20450 Cleveland, Ohio 44120 or St. Charles Borromeo Parish (address above).

Internment at a later date at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.


February 10, 2011

Susan Marie KOMIVES (nee Warholic) Age 95. Passed away Tuesday, Feb. 8. Beloved wife of the late Alexander J. ; loving mother of Dale (Diane); cherished grandmother of Mark; dearest sister of Margaret Hama; and the following deceased: John, Michael, Anne, Verna. Susan was a dedicated employee of the Hough Bakery for 28-years.

FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS at THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA, 440.884.5035 (betw. Snow & Ridge) FRIDAY, FEB. 11, FROM 3 – 8 P.M. where services will take place on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 11:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.