THORPE, Mary T. “Terry”

December 28, 2015


Mary T. “Terry” THORPE (nee James) age 70. Beloved wife of 48 years to John R. “Jack”. Dearest mother of John R. “Jay” (Heidi), Matthew (Jill) and Erin Hertvik (William). Loving grandmother of Jack, Austin, Allison and Maggie. Dear sister of Barbara Bartlebaugh (Jim), Chuck James (Jan), Cathy Drumm (Chuck), Jean Rhodes, Lois Bartko (Russ) and Bill James. Dear aunt and friend to many.

Please meet the family Thurs. morning either at the funeral home at 9:45 am prior to the Mass or at the FUNERAL MASS: THURS. DEC. 31, 11:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Church, 606 E. Washington St. Medina, 44256. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery. VISITATION: WEDNESDAY, 3-8 pm at the Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). 

Terry was a 1963 graduate of Magnificat H.S. She then attended St. Francis School of Nursing at St. Anthony Hospital in Columbus OH becoming a Registered Nurse in 1966. Terry began her nursing career at University Hospital in Cleveland working at the ICU. Her next career position was at Fairview Hospital’s Kemper coronary and catherization units from 1967-1969. Terry then worked at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton OH from 1969-1971 while Jack attended the Univ. of Dayton. She returned to work at Fairview from 1971-1988. She then moved into the home nursing field and was a pioneer in that business from 1988-2010. Terry opened an east and west side Cleveland office for Fidelity Nursing Systems. She again returned to Fairview Hospital as director of their home nursing agency after serving in executive positions in agencies in the Cleveland and Akron areas. Terry was a past president of the Medina County Right to Life Assoc. She attended the annual march on Washington taking her 10 year old son Jay with her in a group from St. Francis Xavier Parish. She was a Eucharistic Minister at St. Francis and brought Holy Communion to those in nursing homes in the Medina area. She was a loving member of her extended family and made many 60 mile round trips to celebrate siblings birthday lunches. Terry was a committed friend to many and never turned down an invitation to a social event. She took great pride in her children’s accomplishments and loved her 4 grandchildren dearly. She was loved deeply by her husband, Jack, of 48 years and she will be greatly missed by many. 

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December 24, 2015

ALBERT J. SCHEIMAN. Age 85. Beloved husband of the late Anna Marie (nee Malinosky). Loving father of Thomas (Carol), David (Janet), Dan and the late Paul. Beloved grandfather of Margie (fiance Omar), Michael, Emily, Joe (Natalie), Jim (fiance Katie), Alison (fiance Cliff), Ashley and Jessica. Great grandfather of Jamie, Blake, and Jacob. Eldest brother of a family of 14.
Funeral Mass Monday, December 28th at 11:30am at Mary Queen of Peace. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2-6 at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow). To offer condolences visit In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mary Queen of Peace 4423 Pearl Rd. Cleveland, Ohio 44109.

GELSKE, Mary Ann

December 23, 2015

GELSKE, Mary Ann (nee Deiotte), age 82.  Beloved wife of the late Robert.  Dearest mother of Mary Ellen Campobasso (Tony), Robert T. (Dayna), Melissa Sucku (Dwayne), and Michelle Pettry (Dennis).  Loving grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 4.  Loving sister of Patricia Drum and the following deceased: James and Thomas. 

PLEASE MEET THE FAMILY AT CHURCH for the Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, December 29 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Albert the Great Catholic Church.  Interment to follow at 12:45 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.  VISITATION MONDAY, FROM 2-4 AND 6-8 p.m. at THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (between Ridge and Snow). 

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December 17, 2015

Bruce C. BYTHWAY, age 66. Beloved husband of 45 years to Deborah (nee Dearden). Loving father of Lauren Gurcze (Michael) and Matthew (Erica). Dear grandfather of Alyson Gurcze.  Dearest brother of William (Janice), Barbara, Betsy Kish and the late Robert R. Dear uncle, brother-in-law and friend to many. Please wear something scarlet and gray to the…

VISITATION, FRI., JAN. 15, 4-7 PM WITH A 7:00 SERVICE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (between Ridge and Snow). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Services of Southwest General, Strongsville and

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WYRWAS, Roswitha “Rose” T.

December 15, 2015

Roswitha “Rose” T. WYRWAS. Passed away Dec. 12. She is survived by her son Erich E. Ockuly (Carolyn).  Dear sister to the late Edgar F. Wyrwas (Ursula).  Loving daughter to the late Rosa Whitsitt & Helmut Wyrwas.  Aunt to Janet Heryak (Michael), Jacqueline McNulty (Ron), and Edgar H. Wyrwas (Lori).  Great Aunt to many.  Dear neighbor to Anita, Patricia and Rose Russo.

Family and Friends are welcome at the Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (betw. Snow & Ridge). Wed. Dec. 16, 6-8 pm. Graveside Service: Thurs. Dec. 17, 11:00 am at Holy Cross Cemetery, 14609 Brookpark Rd, Brook Park, 44142. (Please meet inside the gates at 10:45). 

JECH, Roy A.

December 11, 2015

Roy A. JECH. Age 88. Beloved husband of 67 years to Mary Jane (nee Ferretti). Loving father of Roy J. (Maureen), Sandy Caso (Tom) and Leslie Jech (Karen Nelson). Dear grandfather of Jacki, Grant, Rory, Ryan and Kyle. Great grandfather of Brayden and Aubrey. Dear brother of the late Wesley (Marion decd). Dear uncle and friend to many. Roy was a retired Cleveland firefighter and owner of Flowerland Florist in Parma Hts.

Funeral Mass: Mon., Dec. 14, 10:00 am, St. Joseph Church, Strongsville. Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation: Sun. Dec. 13, 2-7 at Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (bet. Ridge and Snow).

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FLANAGAN, Jacqueline “Jackie”

December 11, 2015

FLANAGAN, Jacqueline “Jackie” (nee Stewart).  Beloved wife of the late Neil.  Dearest mother of Kevin (Becky), Terry, Kathie, Kerry Beckel (Dave), and Erin Bell (Brian).  Loving grandmother of Michael, Kristin Diebold (Greg), Meghan and David Beckel, and Matthew and Noah Bell.  Dear great-grandmother of Delaney.  

MEMORIAL VISITATION AT THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (between Ridge and Snow), SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20 FROM 2-5 p.m.  PLEASE MEET THE FAMILY AT CHURCH for the Mass of Christian Burial, Monday, December 21 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish, Parma.  Interment to follow at 12:45 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.  

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RORAK, Joanne J.

December 10, 2015

RORAK, Joanne J. (nee Oper) age 85.  Beloved wife of Eugene “Gene”.  Loving mother of Michael Liskay (Alice), David Liskay (Gerri) and Charles Liskay (Kelly). Dear stepmother of David Rorak (Pam), Timothy Rorak, Tina Rorak (Nancy), and Mary Beth Wohleber (Danny).  Dearest grandmother of Michael, Rebecca Biro (Mike), Julie and Daniel.  Sister of the late Charles Oper.  Dear aunt and friend to many. 


Memorial Donations in Joanne’s name may be made to the Holy Family Hospice, State Rd. Parma. To offer condolences, visit

GOINS, Leonard S. Sr.

December 8, 2015

Leonard S. GOINS, Sr. age 83. Beloved husband of 56 years to Dreama (nee Duncan).  Loving father of Karen Crowder (Russell), Dale, and Leonard S. Jr. (Kathleen).  Loving brother of Curtis, Darrell, the late Phyllis, Alean and Janice. Dearest Grandfather of 5 and Great Grandfather of 12. Dear uncle and friend to many. 

Funeral Service: Fri., Dec. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL RD., PARMA (BETWEEN RIDGE AND SNOW). VISITATION: THURS., DEC. 10, FROM 4-6 PM.

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December 8, 2015

Jean GSCHWEND, age 89. Beloved daughter of the late Julius and Elizabeth (nee Ullrich). Dearest sister of the late Ed and Maurice.

Funeral Service: Thurs. Dec. 10, 1:30 pm at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery.

Arrangements by The Zabor Funeral Home, Parma. To offer condolences visit