Frank Antonacci

Frank Antonacci, died in Perry, Ohio on December 11, 2018.  He was born on April 15, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio and spent his entire adult life in Lake County. “Uncle Frankie” was a beloved member of the Antonacci clan and enjoyed fishing, yard work and riding his bicycle.

 He was preceded in death by his father, Guiseppe Antonacci, mother; Filomena (nee Cirino) Antonacci; bothers, Domenic M., Anthony Nicholas, and Carl; sisters, Mary Jane Meracky, Lucia Hecker, Louise Cugel and Josephine Tinker.

 He is survived by his brother Nicholas, and 15 nieces and nephews. A private celebration of life will be held by the family at a later date.

Bud C. Wolfe


August 7, 1933 - December 5, 2018

Bud Charles Wolfe, 85, of Painesville, OH, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at TriPoint Medical Center in Painesville. He was born August 7, 1933 in Painesville to David and Viola Wolfe. Bud was a proud retiree from Mentor Schools where he served as a custodian for 18 years and was a former employee of The Diamond Shamrock Corp. Bud was a long-time member of the Painesville VFW. Bud was a proud resident and historian of the city of Painesville, Ohio. He also loved watching the Cleveland Indians.He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Dorothy (Ketola/Chinchar), step daughter-in-law Vikki Chinchar of Mentor, Ohio, Step son Richard Chinchar (Cindy) of Mauldin, South Carolina, Step daughter Roberta Hoback (Barry) of Camp Hill, Pennsylvania and Step son Ronald Chinchar of Westlake, Ohio. Also countless step grand, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He is also survived by a sister Berniece Smith (Hugh) of Painesville, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Doris (Wolfe) Vaughn and Step son, Robert Chinchar. 

In lieu of flowers donations to the family would be greatly appreciated.

Per Bud’s request no services will be held. 

Phyllis J. Houston

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March 21, 1930 - December 8, 2018

Phyllis Jean (Dishman) Houston, age 88, passed away December 8, 2018 at Precious Care Assisted Living in Concord Township, Ohio. She was born March 21, 1930 in Moundsville, WV the daughter of the late John and Bertha (Dalrymple) Dishman.  For nearly 60 years Phyllis was a devoted homemaker and lived in Vienna, Ohio, later moving to Concord Township in the Summer of 2015, where she took up residence at Pine Hill Country Care.  The last 3 weeks of her life were spent at Precious Care Assisted Living. Phyllis enjoyed her time at home crocheting, doing word search puzzles, cooking and especially baking.  She loved all animals, in particular birds that she fed with regularity.  For many years she gardened, producing an abundance of vegetables, that she canned for future use.  She was a member of First Baptist Church of Howland, where she worshipped, and often took day trips with other members.

She is survived by her siblings, Mary Garrison, John Dishman, Sarah Anderson West, and Ron Dishman; sister-in-law, Betty (Guthrie) Dishman; many nieces and nephews. Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Patrick Houston on December 8, 1995; siblings, James Dishman (Vivian), Delores Martin (Keith), Fredrick Dishman, Peg Mason (Gene), and Betty Strait (Tom); sister-in-law, Sharon Dishman; brother-in-laws, Richard Anderson and Jim West.

At her request, there will be no services.  Burial will be next to her husband in Jacksonville Cemetery, Wind Ridge, PA. The family wish to express their deepest and most sincere appreciation to the staff of Pine Hill Country Care, Precious Care and the wonderful "Angels" that are the support team from Hospice of the Western Reserve.  You all made Phyllis' time with you meaningful and full of love.  May God continue to bless you and your work.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 5786 Heisley Rd., Mentor, OH 44060.


Ethel Lee Jones


April 11, 1931 - December 10, 2018

Ethel Lee Jones (Maryweather) Beloved wife of the late John Jones; mother of Dreema Prince, Sherry Banks, Robin Hester, and Crystal Prince; daughter of John and Julia May (both deceased); sister of Katherine Hale, Benny Maryweather, and John Maryweather (all deceased); grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, great-aunt, cousin, and friend of many.

Services are private

Carl E. Stalker

January 16, 1963 - December 5, 2018

Carl Everett Stalker, 55, of Cleveland (originally of Mentor) passed away on December 5, 2018 at Manor Care Euclid Beach. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis E. Stalker and Virginia D. Stalker of Mentor, sisters Tina (Shaw) Tyneski and Linda (Shaw) Ippolito.
He is survived by his brother Mike (Carol) Shaw, sisters Terri (Shaw) Massucci and Marlene (Stalker) Seuffert, many nephews and nieces, great-nephews and great-nieces, and friends.

Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Painesville. Service will be private.

Frances Fotland Lewins

September 5, 1936 - November 25, 2018

Frances Fotland Lewins Dearly beloved wife of William; dearest mother of David A. Fotland, Catherine L. Huston, and Beth A. Fotland (deceased); loving grandmother of Michael J. Huston, Mathew R. Huston, Jonathan Fotland, and Alex Fotland; great-grandmother of Wesley Huston and Zachary Huston; dear sister of Thelma Lymans and Helen Barnes.

Services were private.

Bessie M. Bilinovich

February 2, 1941 - November 9, 2018

Bessie M. Bilinovich (nee Pritchett) Beloved wife of John (deceased); mother of Phyllis Maynard and Dale Kushner (Dawn); grandmother of Tasha (deceased), Anthony, Devon (Kayla), Ronald, Heather, and Michelle; Great-grandmother of Todd Kushner, Tristen, Anthony Jr., Caleb, Ellie, Hannah, Hailey, Khloe, Kiara, Braydon, Miah, and Aaron.

John E. Jones

November 12, 1930 - November 15, 2018

John E. Jones was born November 12, 1930 in Greenville, Alabama, and gave his life to Christ at an early age. He then married Ethel Jones at the tender age of 17 after being high school sweethearts, and they were married 60 plus years until his passing. John had a long-term working relationship with Picker Industries for 30 plus years. John was known well for his impeccable style, which was often imitated, but NEVER duplicated!! John E. Jones departed this life peacefully on November 15, 2018. He leaves to mourn his memory, his wife Ethel Jones; 7 Siblings, 4 brothers and 3 sisters. He also leaves behind 6 daughters - Sherry Banks, Dreama and Crystal Prince, Robin Hester, Veronica Peterson, and Loleta Russell plus a numerous host of loved relatives and friends.

His body is gone, but his loving spirit will live on in the hearts of those who knew and loved him forevermore.

Memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 3p-6p at Tuckers Casino 15532 Euclid Ave. East Cleveland, Ohio 

Humbly submitted, Family of John E. Jones


Robert Lee Hoberg

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Robert Lee Hoberg, age 72, of Mentor, was born on March 24, 1946 in Southern Ohio and died on November 14, 2018 in Willoughby, Ohio.

Survivors are his wife and best friend for 49 years, Dianne (nee: Dempsey) Hoberg; son, Christopher Hoberg; daughter, Diana Hoberg; grandsons, C.J. Burns, Brandon Hoberg and Nic Hoberg; former daughter-in-law, Carrie Krueger. Also two adorable great-grandsons, Damon Lee Burns and Brantleigh Burns and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ethel Hoberg; sister, Anna J. Pavlick; brothers, Dale Hoberg and Dick Batterson; nephew, Keith Hoberg.

He had worked as a draftsman and store manager. He was good at sports and enjoyed camping and playing cards.

He was a member of the Grand River congregation of Jehovah Witnesses...Rev. 21:4 says "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, nor outcry, nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away."

Lee was a happy man that loved us and we loved him back. Until we see you again, Your Family.

A note from his grandsons: Our amazing grandpa passed away 11/14/2018. He was so full of life and made us laugh all the time whether it be stories of his LOL magic things he liked to do or even just from shooting pool or playing darts in the garage. He was always loving and kind to everyone, always respectful to everyone, us grandchildren always sat around to hear his stories. He was an amazing husband, father, grandpa, and great-grandfather. You will be missed a lot but not forgotten. Love you grandpa.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Brenda J. McCool

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Brenda Joyce McCool, 64 years old, passed on November 3rd at her home. She was born in Strongsville in 1953. Brenda was a resident of Mentor-on-the-Lake for 14 years. She was a former resident of Conway, South Carolina as well as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brenda was full of life. She had a passion for gardening and loved and valued her family above anything else. She was patient, kind, open-minded, and supportive of anyone who needed help. She was a JcPenny custom drapes and furniture specialist for 14 years. She is survived by her siblings: brother Ronald Sharpnack, sister Carol Howard, sister Denise Del Rosa, and brother Rodney Sharpnack. Her children: daughter Leslie Greiner and son Daniel Greiner. Her granddaughter: Lauren Greiner and a multitude of nieces, nephews, and cousins as well as two step-grandchildren. She joins her husband Dan “The Cab Man” McCool and her parents Audrey and Frank Sharpnack, her brother-in-law Scott Del Rosa, and nephew Byron Sharpnack in peaceful rest. Service for celebration of life will be Friday, November 9th at 3 p.m. at Mentor United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions, in Brenda’s memory, can be made to the family.

Donald A. Calderwood

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Donald A. Calderwood, my son, passed away on Saturday, October 27th, at Euclid Hospital in Euclid, Ohio. I and my family are in grief to announce this, and the onset of the crippling of joy and the beginning or deep misery at the loss of such a wonderful, kind, and caring soul who had such possibilities in this abbreviated life, and whom we loved heart and soul. Only 37, this is a tragedy on so many levels and a huge loss. He is survived by immediate family, father Donald S., mother Lois J., and sister, Jessica Calderwood. Don was a lifelong resident of Wickliffe and Euclid, Ohio, graduating from Wickliffe High before attending John Carrol U. where he was a National Honor Society member.

      The purpose of this notice is to alert his friends or family, as may be, and all who knew Don, that our family is organizing a memorial service to pay respects to Don locally.

      Location:   Henn Mansion, 23131 Lakeshore Blvd., Euclid, Ohio 44123

      Date/Time:  Sunday, November 18, 1 to 4 p.m.

      Program:  Arrival at 1, service beginning at 1:30 with a welcome, a prayer, and eulogies by immediate family, followed by attendees who knew Don who wish to share positive memorial comments in tribute to Don, and then light refreshments.

      RSVP:  The family needs to know if you will be attending, so you may email me at  if you would like to attend or, if you are on Facebook,  see his Facebook page:  You can RSVP there also. Go to Events, or More, Events, and there is a tab to say “Going”.

In lieu of flowers or gifts, those wishing to do something should give to a charity of their choice in remembrance of Don.

-         - Donald S. Calderwood, Father, for the family.

Harvey Liechti

Harvey Liechti, age 84, of Painesville, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018 at his home.

He was born February 18, 1934 in Cleveland, the son of the late John and Jenny Liechti.  A graduate of Collinwood High School, he went on to serve honorably in the US Navy.

Harvey was a member of the Operating Engineers Union, and was a master mechanic his whole life and was an avid car enthusiast and restorer.

He is survived by his children, Cindy Adorni and Dan (Patty) Liechti; grandchildren, Nick Adorni and Jason, Colin, Ann & Brian Liechti; great-grandchildren, Ronan & Arlo Liechti; sisters, Marcia and June.

Harvey was preceded in death by his wife, Betty (nee White) Liechti and his parents.

There will be no service.

Steve F. Zimmerman

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It is with great sadness that the family of Steve F. Zimmerman, a long-time resident of Eastlake, Ohio, announces his passing after a long illness on October 25, 2018, at the age of 65 years at Altercare of Mentor.

Steve will be remembered by his wife Barbara, step-children Michael (JoAnna) Simpson, Laura (Erik) Poje, and grandchildren Maria, Ryan, Mark and Aiden. He will also be fondly remembered by his brother Frank (Arlene), sister Rose Woods, sister-in-law Cheryl, as well as by his nieces and nephews. Steve was preceded in death by his brother Mark, and sister Linda Velechek.

 Steve was very proud to be an Eagle Scout and a member of the Boy Scouts of America. He was an amazing cook who loved to share his passion for food with everyone. However, his biggest enjoyment in life was spending time with his four grandchildren; he was their biggest fan and cheerleader.

 A memorial service will be held at Mentor United Methodist Church on November 5, 2018 at 7pm.

 In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Margaret H. Thome

December 8, 1925 - October 17, 2018

Margaret H. Thome (nee Raycher) age 92 passed away at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland on October 17, 2018. Devoted mother of Michael (Rosanne), Frank (Kelly), Dennis, MaryAnn Van Horne (Tim), John (Jackie), Richard (deceased), Patricia Mayer (Mark); Loving Grandmother of 17 and Great-Grandmother of 29; Loving sister of Richard, Irene, and the following deceased: Helen, Therese Ann, MaryAnn, Frances, Daniel. 

A celebration of life mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Our Lady of the Lake Church. Burial at All Souls Cemetery immediately following. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44110.

Gail Featheringham

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Gail Featheringham, age 70, of North Fort Meyers, FL, loving sister, aunt and friend, passed away Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Hospice House in Cleveland.

She was born October 28, 1947 in Cleveland, OH, the daughter of the late Jack and Norma (nee Lauer) Conrad. 

Gail is survived by her sister, Barbara (James) McMahan.

Niece, Kimberly (Andrew) Wright and children, Meredith (John Michael) Honaker & Garrett Wright.

Nephew, Kenneth (Paige) Palladino and children, Nick (Leigh) Palladino & Isabella Palladino. 

Also survived by many loved friends and relatives.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Calvary Assembly of God Church, 28870 Chardon Rd (Rt. 6), Willoughby Hills, OH.  The family will receive friends from 3:00pm until the time of service at 3:30pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gail's memory to: Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44110.  In the Memo of the check please include the following: For David Simpson Hospice House.

Mark J. Brockway

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Mark J. Brockway “Lou”

September 7, 1952 - October 20, 2018

Mark (66) peacefully sailed away from this world on Saturday October 20th, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on September 7, 1952 in New Jersey. Mark was a beloved husband to Jennifer Rose (Grace), recently celebrated 30 years of marriage. Proud Father of Nathan Louis and Emily Grace. His family was his prized possession.

Well known as “Mr. B”, Mark was a school bus driver for 26 years at Cardinal Local School District and pridefully a OAPSE active union member.

Mark had a passion for all sports especially baseball which followed him through his life, from playing on leagues in Meigs County, OH to 21 years of officiating for OHSAA.

Mark was an exceptional cook, he had a huge appreciation of music and it continues to flow through his cherished Huntsburg home. Mark loved to travel, see the world and family vacations were mandatory. From backpacking across Canada to later RV travels with his wife. He was an accomplished horseshoe pitcher. Marks consistent letters to family and friends will surely be missed.

Preceded in death by his brother Michael “Hal” Brockway (Beth Strassman)

Survived by his wife and two children. Mother, Mary Patricia Gunnell Brockway. Siblings; Deborah Mary Temple, Cynthia Herrmann, Kathleen Bridge, Sharon Reynaga, Anne Schwallenberg, Aunt Irene Falberg, Mother and Father in laws, multiple brother and sister in laws. Nieces and Nephews. Cousins and friends.

Visitation to be held Saturday, October 27th 4 o'clock, service at 6 o’clock at Cardinal Middle School Auditorium in Middlefield, OH. Family burial on Sunday at Huntsburg Cemetery.

Gary A. Scoville

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Gary A. Scoville, age 48, of Fairport Harbor, passed away Monday, October 15, 2018 at Hospice House.

He was born October 30, 1969 in Geneva, Ohio, the son of the late Richard and Virginia (nee Smith) Scoville.

Gary was an active member of the Fairport Harbor Congregational Church and in his spare time enjoyed working on his cars and listening to music.

He is survived by his sisters, Cheryl (Steven) Janes and Diane Scoville.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44110.

Edward Hojnacki Sr.

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March 19, 1933 - October 17, 2018

Dearly beloved husband of Margaret (deceased); father of Edward Jr. (Lori), John (Sandy), James (Nancy), and Jeffrey (Karen); grandfather of Joseph (Kimberly), Michael (Lindsay), Gregory, Alexa, Jeffrey, Johnny, and Mark; great-grandfather of Cayden, Evan, Ava, and Addison; brother of Mary Ann Dalton (Richard) (both deceased); companion of Nadia Mutter; brother in law and uncle of many.Edward was a proud US Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the 101stAirborne Division. 

Private services were held. 

Kathleen E. Keidel

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Kathleen E. Keidel, age 74, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Hospice of the Western Reserve.

She was born March 13, 1944 in Norwich, CT, the daughter of the late Martin and Catherine (nee Palmerick) Churney  and has been a long time resident of Eastlake.  She and her husband Tom retired to Cape Coral, Florida, where she enjoyed volunteering and socializing with her many, many friends. 

Survivors are her children, Derreck (Melanie), Thomas Jr (Pamella), Denise (Bill), and Therese Thompson (Gary). Her Grandchildren Joseph (Marissa), Nella, Thomas III (Carla), Andrew (Lindsay), Damien (Brianna), Brittany (Will), Derreck Jr. (Becky).  Great-Grandchildren Keelee, Nicholas, Anthony, Alana, Cameron, Ashton, and Carter.  Brother Martin Churney (Jan), and sisters Christine Hill and Karen Churney.

Preceding her in death are her husband Thomas, and her parents Martin and Catherine.

Her family and friends were the light of her life, as she was of theirs.  Her compassionate spirit and quick wit will be deeply missed. 

Please join us for a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 11am, at Mentor United Methodist Church, 8600 Mentor Ave.