ZAGAR, Frances M.

ZAGAR, Frances M.

Frances M. ZAGAR (nee Braskich) age 80.  Passed away peacefully on January 30, surrounded by her family.  Beloved wife of the late William.  Dear sister of the late Catherine Faulhammer (twin), Larry Zaninot, Jennie Zaninot Stamper, Michael Braskich, Joseph Zaninot, Mildred Griggs, and Carmella Norris.  Loving aunt and friend to many.

Funeral Service: Mon., Feb. 4, 10:30 AM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation: Sun., 1-5 PM.

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  1. Darlene, Bill & Rachelle Bish on February 2nd, 2013 2:05 am

    Our hearts break that another Angel Aunt is gone. Aunt Frannie was like a second Mom to all of us, as we were all her children in her eyes and she made each of us feel special. She brought and taught us Tradition, Generosity, Unity, Laughter and mostly, LOVE to our family. We are so truly Grateful to have had her Beautiful influence in our lives. She was such a Dear and will be so very missed, but her Grace & Charm will never be forgotten. Our tears are many but she is with our Lord now and Aunt Frannie wanted to go home… on to Heaven to be with her family and the other Angels. Surely she and her darling sisters are dancing the Polka together once again, lighting up the sky and watching over us. We love you dearly Aunt Fran!
    Your “Kids”,
    Darlene, Bill & Rachelle

  2. Ona Wolfinger on February 2nd, 2013 8:36 am

    Thoughts and prayers for the whole family. Aunt Fran was a very lovable and funny lady. Going to miss her.

  3. Carol Surratt (formerly Wolf at Court of Appeals) on February 2nd, 2013 9:15 am

    My deepest sympathy to Frannie’s family. She was an angel here on earth to all of us who knew her.

  4. Russell Z. Baron on February 2nd, 2013 9:46 am

    I can’t recall how many years have passed since Frances was my legal secretary, but I’ll always remember her smile and her warm and reliable presence. All of the other attorneys and staff looked to Fran for help with the little things as well as the big decisions. She was a friend.

    Russell Z. Baron, 2565 Norfolk Rd., Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44106. 216 299 6404

  5. Cookie and Ginger on February 2nd, 2013 10:40 am

    There will be a tremendous void in our lives now that our beautiful Aunt Fran has passed. She was our aunt, our “mother”, our friend and the best travelling companion ever ! She was the one that knew exactly what to say when you were down. She was the smiling face that was always there to welcome you. She was that voice of reason that made every situation so simple to address. She was the most remarkable person to know……charming, elegant, witty and so very wise. We cannot begin to imagine the void that her passing has created, not just for her family, but for anyone that ever had the privilege of knowing her. It was truly an honor to have her in our lives. She will be so greatly missed, yet so lovingly remembered.

  6. Ellen Canfil on February 2nd, 2013 12:30 pm

    As I was Judge Krupansky’s law clerk for a few years, Fran was “my” secretary, too, when we both worked for the Judge. Fran”s smile, her friendship, and her helpfulness made every day worthwhile.. She was a beautiful person, and I miss her. I am truly sorry for your loss.

  7. Barbara McKendry on February 2nd, 2013 1:32 pm

    Fran, close friend, and our wonderful neighbor through ever so many years…both she and Bill will always be remembered fondly by my family with memories of shared good times–especially by the kids. You’ll be sorely missed, Fran, but always remembered with love.

  8. Debbie Zagar Molner on February 2nd, 2013 8:43 pm

    What can be said in memory of my beloved Aunt Fran? She was witty, kind, loving, generous, caring and oh, so much more..She treated us all as her ‘children’ and we were blessed beyond words. She and Uncle Bill opened their home to us, and vacations, summers and any time spent with them was an experience to remember. So many wonderful memories of laughter and joy. Aunt Fran was an angel on earth and I know that as she has entered God’s Heavenly Kingdom she is enjoying an amazing reunion with so many loved ones who have gone on before. I will always cherish my memories of time spent with her. Her smile and laugh will fill my heart always. I thank God for giving me such a beautiful, generous gift when he allowed me to have Aunt Fran in my life. For that I will always be grateful. Aunt Fran, you are deeply loved and already missed more than I can say. Debbie Zagar Molner

  9. Diana Zaninot Krippendorf on February 3rd, 2013 11:12 am

    My deepest sympathy and love goes to all of my cousins and family who got to know and be so close to Aunt Francis. I’m so glad I got to see her a few years ago with Darleen. (Thank you Darleen!) She was very very special and it was obvious everyone loved her so…like their mother. What a sweet smile….like Aunt Jenny’s so long ago! Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers as we all mourn the loss of our dear Aunt Francis.
    Lots of love and prayers from San Franciso!
    Diana and family (Larry’s daughter)
    I’d love to hear from you!

  10. Debbie Zaninot on February 3rd, 2013 1:13 pm

    How blessed you all are to have had such a wonderful woman in your lives. How blessed I am to have received the opportunity to come to Ohio and see her a few years ago after about 50 years. Aunt Frances was so sweet and caring and charming. Seems we all have become the older generation now. My love and prayers go out to all those that loved her so much. Aunt Frances was blessed to have all of you too.

  11. Rose Nemeth on February 4th, 2013 9:46 am

    I am so sorry for the loss of Aunt Fran…..I know how much she meant to all of you……She had tremendous strength and I see that same strength in you…Jessica, Julie, and Cookie….sincerely…..

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