Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
In Memorial




Louise D. STAPLETON (nee Nekich) age 89. Dearest wife of the late W. Thomas. Loving mother of Kim LaRosa (James) and Jeffrey (Cynthia). Beloved grandmother of Beth Zabor (Justin), Katie Banks (Andrew), Bradley, Anne, and Kathryn Stapleton. Dear great grandmother of Owen Zabor and Olivia Banks. Dear daughter of Jacob and Anna Nekich (both deceased). Dear sister of Robert Nekich (deceased) and Jacob Nekich. Retired secretary of Parma City School System. Volunteered for many years at Southwest General. Long time member of Divinity Lutheran Church, Parma Hts.  and charter member of Hope Church, Brunswick. 

Memorial Service: Saturday, March 9, 12 noon, at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). Memorial Visitation prior to service from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. Luncheon to follow service.

Private interment services were held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Services of Southwest General, 18659 Drake Rd. Strongsville, 44136. To offer online condolences please visit

Messages of Condolence

  1. Kim,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a very special woman. It seems just like yesterday we were in your kitchen. God bless all of you.

  2. Dear LaRosa Family,
    I am so sorry for your lost, my prayers are with you, and may God bless you all in this time of sorrow.


  3. Kim & Family, May the Lord bless you and comfort you, and bring you peace. With love, Marshall & Janet

  4. Our heartfelt sympathies go to the family of Louise. We remember her from years ago during our PTA time with the LaRosa family. She was a very warm and beautiful lady. May she rest in peace and may her family find peace at this time of sorrow. Ron and Jan Seith

  5. Dear Jeff and Kim, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the loss of your mom. You may not remember us, we lived next door to you from 1971-72, we were transferred from PA. Kim, I think you babysat for us. We were not aware of your dad’s death and I want you to know that your parents were so very nice to us when we moved to Lantern Lane and knew no one at all. May God’s strength and peace remain with you and happy memories be your source of joy, always. Sincerely, Bob and Mary Ann Kane

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