Zackary Czech Ratcliffe

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Zackary Czech Ratcliffe, 23, passed away at Cleveland Clinic on April 9, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Zack was born on January 4, 1996 in Cleveland, Ohio.  Despite being born with many medical and physical challenges, he conquered his adversities and became an integral part of his family and school community.  He loved all animals and his Cookie Monster. His favorite things to do were listening to classical music and holding babies.  He  was a calm and loving influence on everyone who knew him.  Zack was truly a perfect person.

Zack was a graduate of Broadmoor School and recently attended Broadening Abilities Adult Program.

Zackary is survived by his parents, Michael and Stephanie (Bressler) Ratcliffe, brothers and sisters, Timothy (Jamie) Ratcliffe, Mary (Joe) Doeing, Kathryn (Chawezi) Kumwenda, Amanda Ratcliffe, Donald Ratcliffe, Sylvia Ratcliffe, Dawanna Ratcliffe, Denise Ratcliffe, Robert Ratcliffe, Jay Ratcliffe, Tara Ratcliffe, Daniel Ratcliffe, and Kenneth Ratcliffe,  grandfather Edward Ratcliffe, nieces and nephews  Samantha Doeing, Haley Ratcliffe, Leo Ratcliffe, Leah Kumwenda, Elijah Kumwenda, Angel Ratcliffe, and Maranda McCumbers.

Zackary is resting in peace in the loving arms of his sister, Antoinette Ratcliffe, brother  Charles Ratcliffe, grandmothers Mary Ratcliffe and Margie Bressler and grandfather Leo Bressler.

A celebration of Zackary's life will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 5:30pm  -  7:30pm in the Woods Room, Mentor Ice Arena, 8600 Munson Rd., Mentor, Ohio.