Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
GOCEK, Janis Ann

GOCEK, Janis Ann

Janis Ann GOCEK, (age 75) passed away unexpectedly September 21, 2020. Beloved daughter of the late Edward and Olga Gocek, dearest sister of James (Connie) Gocek, Diana (John) Lawson, Denise Ulloa, Laura (Patrick) Royer, and Renee (Martin) Rodriguez. Loving aunt of David (Jennifer) Gocek, the late Julie and Mary Gocek, Elizabeth (Matthew) Glassman; Brian Lawson, Christine Lawson; Christopher (Hali) Royer, Alyssa Royer; Eric (Laura) Rodriguez, Julianne Rodriguez, Melanie (Isaias) Lopez; great-aunt and cousin of many, and dear friend of the late Rodney Gass. Janis enjoyed participating in the summer Senior Olympics (at Estabrook) and delivering lunches through the Meals-on-Wheels program. With her sweet smile and soft-spoken manner, Janis touched the lives of many and will be dearly missed by all.

Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, September 26 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 4170 North Amber Dr. Brooklyn, OH. Interment: Sunset Memorial Park (North Olmstead). VISITATION: FRIDAY, 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at THE ZABOR FUNERAL HOME, 5680 PEARL ROAD, PARMA (between Snow and Ridge). Donations may be made to the Mental/Behavioral Health Organization of your choice. To offer condolences and sign guestbook visit:

Messages of Condolence

  1. I am a co-worker of Denise Ulloa’s and know from her how close your family is and how special Janis was to her. I wish you all peace at this time of sorrow and many happy memories to celebrate.

  2. Denise & Family,

    The heart is never ready, the time is never right to say good-bye. Thinking of you with deepest sympathy and hoping each new tomorrow will bring you comfort and peace.



  3. My heart is heavy writing this message. Our deepest sympathy to you all. Her sweet kind heart will be terribly missed. Our hearts and prayers are with you all.

    Maureen, Emil, Arsham & Ariana

  4. Dear Denise,

    My deepest condolences on the loss of your sister. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.


  5. Dear Renee, Marty, Eric, Julianne, Melanie, & Family: We’re so sorry to hear of the passing of your sister/aunt. We extend our love, prayers, & sympathies for your family’s loss. May the Lord give you His comfort & peace. We love you all, The Haleys

  6. Dear family. We are saddened to hear about Janis. So quiet but always gave us smiles. We will keep all of you in our prayers. So so sorry we missed the funeral- did not know about this.

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