James Arthur Griffith

Nov 25, 2022

James Arthur Griffith went to be with the Lord, November 25, 2022 following a long battle with bone and brain cancer. He was born February 28, 1933 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of Marguerite (Ellis) and Arthur Griffith.Jim was an Honors graduate of Shaw High School, where he played the trumpet and had his own jazz band. He continued his education...

Marjorie E. McCracken

Nov 15, 2022

Marjorie E. McCracken (nee Geyer), age 91, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.  Beloved wife of 65 years of Richard H. McCracken; dear mother of Richard Calvin (wife Nancy), Mark Andrew, Joel Geyer (deceased), and Ann Rebecca; grandmother of David, Matthew, Daniel, and Andrew, Joel D., and Micah, and Grace.  Born August 13,...

Evelyn A Gardner

Nov 12, 2022

EVELYN A. GARDNER (nee Thorsell), age 81

Beloved wife for 50 years of the late James H. Gardner. Adored mother of James E. Gardner, Rebecca S. Gardner and Jennifer T. Steffens. Loving grandmother of Mitchell and Kathryn O'Linn, Samantha and James Gardner, Evelynn and Roger Steffens and Lynda and CJ Ventra. Great grandmother of Hunter Beau Karohl. Cherished daughter of...

Thomas I Pereksta

Oct 19, 2022


Beloved son of Michael and L. Irene Pereksta (both deceased). He entered into eternal rest Wednesday, October 19,2022. Dear brother of Michael (Lynn) Pereksta, William (Jan) Pereksta, James (Melissa) Pereksta, Albert(Cathleen) Pereksta, and Katherine (Gary) Koczan, uncle to several nieces and nephews.

Interment Knollwood Cemetery, 1678 SOM Center Rd, Mayfield Hts. Family and friends are...

Gary R Gruehl, Sr

Oct 7, 2022


passed away October 7, 2022. Beloved husband of Judy (nee Dietrich) for 50 years. Loving father of Gary Jr, George (deceased), Chris Rosinski (Ken) and Connie Ellrich (Scott). Devoted grandfather of Matt (Stephanie), Gregg (Ashley), Meghan (Chris), Hannah, Gunner, and Haley; great-grandfather of Granger and Cameron. Beloved son of the late George and Clarene...

Alfred Eich

Sep 14, 2022

ALFRED M. EICH Jr, age 93of Lyndhurst, Ohio, passed away peacefully September 14, 2022 at the David Simpson Hospice House, Hospice of the Western Reserve. Alfred was born on May 9, 1929, on the west side of Cleveland to the late Bess and Alfred M. Eich Sr. After graduating from West Technical School in Cleveland, Alfred earned a bachelor's degree...

Bruce G. Koppitch

Aug 21, 2022

Bruce G. Koppitch age 80, beloved father of John (wife Laura Caserta), devoted grandfather of Annie and Charlie, dear friend of many.Eagle Scout, US Army Veteran, US Postal Worker for 20 years.Interment All Souls Cemetery. Mass of Christian Burial 10 am Thursday at Our Lady of Peace Church. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE MAHER MELBOURNE FUNERAL HOME, 5236 Mayfield Road,...

Yanique Barrett

Aug 20, 2022

YANIQUE BARRETT, age 31Beloved mother of Amias and Harlem Smith. Loving Fiance of Darrel Smith. Treasured daughter of Villers Barrett and Claudia Castell. Dearest brother of Louis Longmore. Cherished granddaughter of George and Traycie Thompson and niece of Marva.Yanique was born in Jamaica on May 14, 1991 to Villers Barrett and Claudia Castell. Yanique was fostered by her aunt Marva...

Eleanor M. Frey

Jul 18, 2022

Eleanor M. Frey, beloved wife and mother, passed away of natural causes in Cleveland, Ohio on July 18. She was 94. Born to Neil and Myrtle Saunders, Elle grew up in Youngstown with her siblings Janie, Helen, and Robert, all deceased. In school her favorite subject was English, and she learned to play the cello and enjoy classical music. After...

Kurt Rim

Jul 9, 2022

Kurt Rim, age 86, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, July 9, 2022. He considered himself a "lucky son of a gun," and felt extremely fortunate for the life he had lived. He formed many lifelong friendships from his high school years in Seoul, Korea, so much so, that his children had many extra honorary "uncles."He came to...