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


Rose M. Johnson (nee Smerillo), 97 of Broadview Heights, OH passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 in Broadview Heights. She was pre-deceased by her husbands, Edward Minosky, Chester Kasicki and Al Johnson. She is survived by her three children, David Hart, Amy Gero (James) and Stephen Minosky (Brenda), two step children, Thomas Kasicki and Nancy Kasicki (Israel) and eleven beloved grandchildren, Jennifer, James, Joanna and Jonathan Gero, Anthony, Gino, Vincent and Luke Minosky, and Alexander Brown, Andrew and Catherine Rodriguez. Rose’s life was focused on her family and her faith. She was a wonderful loving mother and a very happy person that was always there when you needed her. Over the years, she made many friends as well and was a well-loved and respected member of the community. She was never afraid to step up and volunteer her services for her children’s schools, her church or her community. She also loved to cook and bake, spending countless hours in her kitchen preparing the most delicious cuisine, wearing her apron and her beautiful smile. In the summer months, you could always count on seeing Rose in front of her television watching and rooting on her beloved Cleveland Indians.

Her family will receive friends on Sunday, March, 5, 2023 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd, Parma, OH 44129.  Funeral service Monday, March 6 at 1:00pm at the funeral home. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery 14609 Brookpark Road Brook Park, OH 44142.

Messages of Condolence

  1. I have many fond memories of Aunt Rose, always happy and smiling!
    I am sure there will be a family reunion for her when she joins the rest of the Smerillo’s in heaven. My mother,Agnes, will be joining them as well in the coming days, so we will not be there to celebrate Rose’s life with you. Know that our hearts will be, and you will all be in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, Aunt Rose.

    Love to all,
    Elaine and Fred

  2. Although it has been many years since I have seen Aunt Rose, she was always a joy to be around. I have many fond memories from when I was a child. I am sorry that Deirdre and I can’t get to Cleveland for her Funeral Service.

    We share your sorrow and will keep Aunt Rose in our prayers always.

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