Sunday, May 19, 2013
Master bridge player
Lloyd F. Loux Jr. of Avon Lake passed away on May 16, 2013. He was born on April 4, 1929. He was a preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Patricia (nee Lawson). He is survived by son Allan (Catherine), Granddaughter Sarah and son Stephen (Deborah), grandson Barret and granddaughter Kelsey and loving partner of Marilyn Psiakis. Lloyd was a graduate of Case Western Reserve Law School and worked at National City Bank for 35 years, finishing as Senior Vice President in the legal department.He was a consultant at Baker Hostetler law firm for 10 years. His passion beyond his family was bridge achieving Diamond Life Master with more than 5,000 master points. The family would like to thank Lloyd's long term care givers Bilal Abdul-Mani, Tierra …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The Avon Lake resident passed away on May 8.
James W. Miller, 53 of Avon Lake, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013. He was born October 5, 1959 in Cheshire, CT. Jim graduated from Rocky River High School in 1977. He was a retired North Olmsted fire fighter and paramedic for 25 years. Jim was a member of the Cleveland Yachting Club. He loved to just relax on his boat, "Miller Time" with his dog Binky. His survivors include his wife, Eva (nee Smith); children, Jenna and Brandon; siblings, William (Ann), Margaret Kunsman (Jim), Vernon L. III (Donna), Mary K. (George Benore), David, Jeanne Thompson (Ken). Jim was a brother in law of Gary Smith (Dawn), Jerry Smith (Cathie), Becky Johnston (Tom), Mary Jo Cannistra (Steve), Chesley Gilliam (David), and Garland Smith (Alicia); and a loving …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Retired North Olmsted firefighter and paramedic.
James W. Miller, 53 of Avon Lake, passed away on May 8, 2013. He was born Oct. 5, 1959 in Cheshire, CT. Jim graduated from Rocky River High School in 1977. He was a retired North Olmsted firefighter and paramedic for 25 years. Jim was a member of the Cleveland Yachting Club. He loved to just relax on his boat, "Miller Time" with his dog Binky. His survivors include his wife, Eva (nee Smith); children, Jenna and Brandon; siblings, William (Ann), Margaret Kunsman (Jim), Vernon L. III (Donna), Mary K. (George Benore), David, Jeanne Thompson (Ken). Jim was a brother in law of Gary Smith (Dawn), Jerry Smith (Cathie), Becky Johnston (Tom), Mary Jo Cannistra (Steve), Chesley Gilliam (David), and Garland Smith (Alicia); and a loving uncle and …
Monday, May 6, 2013
ALHS Class of 1983 graduate, leaves behind wife, daughter and other family.
Mark A. Delili, 48, of Avon Lake passed away from a sudden illness on Thursday, May 2, 2013. He was born March 21, 1965, to his parents, Charles and Carol Delili in Massillon, Ohio. The family relocated to Avon Lake where Mark was raised and graduated from Avon Lake High School in 1983. Mark worked as an assembler for the Ford Motor Company in Avon Lake for 21 years and was a member of UAW Local 2000. He enjoyed his Harley Davidson motorcycle, adding to various collections, listening to good music and spending quality time with his family. He especially loved vacationing with them in Florida. Mark is survived by his beloved wife of 23 years, Christine (nee DelVecchio); and their loving daughter, Allison, residing at home; his dear mother, …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Services will be held Thursday, May 2.
Norene M. Rollins (nee Conrad), 54, of Parma, passed away recently. She was the wife of Thomas E. Rollins and mother of Erinn Thielman (Matthew Rothmann), Scot Thielman (Veronica) and George Delaney. Rollins was the grandmother of Anthony, Tyler, Dylan, Devyn and Anna; daughter of James (deceased) and Grace Conrad; sister of Wesley (Dawn) Conrad, Terence (Judy) Conrad, Russel Conrad, Melisa Conrad and Kelly Schuler (Pete). Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Friends will be received immediately following the Mass from 11 a.m. to 12p.m.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Visitation will be held at Avon Lake Presbyterian Church on Saturday.
Marcia Anne Kalo (nee Baughman) 66, of Diamondhead, Mississippi passed away on April 27, 2013. She was born on Feb. 23, 1947 in Hamilton, Ohio to the late Glenn and Shirley Baughman. She was a resident of Avon Lake and an employee of BF Goodrich Corporation for 25 years. Marcia was an active member and deacon of the Presbyterian Church in Avon Lake. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, as well as gardening, golfing and traveling. Marcia will be dearly missed by her loving husband, David of 30 years; daughter, Melissa (Craig) Stephenson of North Ridgeville; stepchildren, Dave (Tracy) Kalo of Avon Lake; Amy (David) Havis of Kerrville, Texas; and Nancy (JC) Sampson of Trophy Club, Texas; and grandchildren Evan, Zach, Kyle, …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Services are Monday, Tuesday.
Eskel Kitchen Jr., 73, of Avon Lake passed away on April 25, 2013. He was born on Sept. 28, 1939. Eskel was the beloved husband of Betty; loving father of Charles Kitchen and Julie Milkie (Todd); dedicated grandfather of Jacob and Kyle Milkie, Colleen Stanton and Lauren Restrepo; Mary Stanton mother of Colleen and Lauren; loyal brother of Margie Craft, Max Kitchen and Susan McGlothen. He was preceded in death by brother Jackie Kitchen and parents. Visitation will be on Monday, April 29 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Rd. Avon Lake. The funeral service is Tuesday, April 30 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. at Busch Funeral Home. Memorials may be forwarded to Crossroads Hospice, 9775 Rockside Road, Valley View.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Devoted mother of six, nationally ranked trapshooting champion.
Norma Martha Linden Forthofer, born Feb. 22, 1925, passed away on April 1, 2013. She lived fully and passionately, perpetually radiating love, vitality, commitment and compassion to all she met, to all who were blessed to know her. Born to Delphine and William Linden, shw was lovingly raised in meager depression years with six sisters and two brothers and learned the richness and importance of family, religion and kind-heartedness. Norma was courted by a farm boy from the other side of town who rode his bike to East Avon to visit the most beautiful girl in town. As the story goes, the annoyed east side boys would regularly let the air out of his bike tires. She married Julian "Foot" Forthofer on May 3, 1945 and together they raised six …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Wife of Joseph Reitz.
Lisa M. Reitz (nee Selmon), 48, of Avon Lake, formerly of Strongsville, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013 at The Ames Family Hospice House, Westlake, after a year and a half battle with lung cancer. Lisa was born Oct. 28, 1964 in the Bronx, NY and had lived in Avon Lake the past eight years. Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Bowling Green State University. For the past six years she was employed as a payroll clerk for Metro Health System Cleveland. She was a member of Holy Spirit Church, Avon Lake and enjoyed gardening and working in the yard. She was also an animal lover and especially loved dogs and her own dog Snicker. She also found great joy in spoiling her 13 nieces and nephews and her one great …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Urrutia passed away on April 6.
Rollin Kin Urrutia, 24, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013. He was the son of Dr. Jose and Nancy Urrutia (nee Kin); brother of Eugene (Rachel); Phillip and Lydia; uncle of Isaiah; grandson of Thomas Kin. He graduated from St. John's Jesuit High School, Toledo and Ohio State University (2011). Urrutia worked as a business Banker with PNC. Memorials may be forwarded to Young Latino Network, POBox 770361, Lakewood, OH 44107. You can view a special tribute in our video section.