SLIWA, Theodore E. “Ted”

June 26, 2014

Theodore E. “Ted” SLIWA, age 92, passed away Mon., June 23. Beloved husband of the late Carole (nee O’Donnel); dear son of Adam and Antonina (nee Jarosz)(both deceased); brother to 6 siblings (all deceased); Uncle and dear friend of many. WWII Army Vet served under Gen. George S. Patton Jr. with the 552nd Field Artillery Battalion. Received five Bronze Battle Stars and a Silver Star for his service. Ohio State University Alumni and member of Pi Alpha Kappa Fraternity. Life member of The Cleveland Society of Poles, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2850, Polish Legion of American Veterans, Lincoln Post 13, American Legion Post 469 and Veterans of Battle of the Bulge. Served as Cleveland City Council Representative for Cleveland’s old Ward 6 from 1968-1978. For years, Ted served as Chairmen of the Memorial Day Committee at St. Barbara’s Church, 1505 Denison Ave. “Memorial Day is a day to commemorate, not celebrate,” (T.Sliwa)

Mass of Christian Burial, Mon., June 30, 11:00 AM, St. Barbara. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation: Monday before Mass,             9-10:30 at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. (betw. Snow & Ridge) Parma.

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LEARY, Lynn W.

June 26, 2014

Lynn W. LEARY, age 81. Beloved husband of 59 years to Marilyn S. (nee Niles). Dearest father of Kathy Wanecke (Thomas), Colleen Johnson (Kevin), Timothy (Pamela) and Patrick (Jennifer). Loving grandfather of Bridgette (Andrew), William, Lindsay (Nathan), Michael, Maggie, Molly, Sarah (Michael), Kelly (Rick), Megan, K.C., Heather, Kaitlyn, Joseph, Colin and Chloe. Dear great grandfather of Patrick, Aedan, Colette, Gretta, Mabelle, Michelle and Emma. Loving brother of Wayne (Penny, deceased), Kay Johnson (Gus), Patricia Doran and the late William and John. Dear Brother-in- Law of Patricia and Richard Mog.

Mass of Christian Burial: Mon. June 30, 11:30 AM at St. Bartholomew Church. Entombment Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation: Sun. 1:00-6:00 PM and Mon. morning prior to Mass from 10-11 AM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Benedictine High School. To offer online condolences visit

BONSELL, Christopher A.

June 13, 2014

CHRISTOPHER A. BONSELL, age 36. Loving father of Christian. Dear son of Aimee Bonsell and Anthony Thomas. Dear brother of Steve, Talia, Jake. Anthony, Adam, and Julian. Dear grandson of Dorothy Thomas. Best friend of Lonny. Dear nephew and cousin.

Memorial Visitation: Tuesday, June 17, from 5-6:30 pm with a 6:30 service at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow).

WALCZAK, Raymond

June 10, 2014

Raymond WALCZAK, age 66. Beloved husband of 33 years to Mary Ann (nee Bar). Dearest father of Natalie Colwell, Katie Walczak and Michelle Stull (Adam). Loving brother of Lawrence (Regina, deceased) and James (Sandra). Dear brother in law of Chet Bar (Terri), Richard Bar (Rita), Betty Joyce (Tom) and Dorothy Schikowski (Jack). Dear uncle, great uncle and friend to many. US Army Vietnam Vet.

Funeral Mass: Fri. June 13, 10:00 AM at St. John Bosco Church. Visitation: Thurs. 4-8 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge).

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June 2, 2014

Mark A. CALLAHAN, age 94.  Beloved husband for 65 years to the late Helyn (nee Joyce).  Dearest father of Peggy, Patty, Maureen Ward (Gene), Mike, Sheila Ridley (Mike), Katie Mortensen (Bill), and Molly.  Dear papa of John, Sally, Julie Phillips (Jake), Jeff and Maggie.  Loving brother to the following deceased: Helen, Mae, Irene, Tom, Vera, Jack and Clifford.  Dear uncle and friend to many. Benny and Kirby were his faithful companions.  U.S. Marine WWII veteran.  

Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, June 5, 9:30 AM, at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish, Parma.  Interment: 1:00 PM, Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (between Ridge and Snow) WEDNESDAY, 2-4 AND 6-8 p.m.  

If desired, the family suggests contributions to Holy Family Hospice, 6707 State Rd., Parma, OH 44134.  To offer online condolences, please visit