Frank Pansky

August 15, 1921 - October 30, 2018

Beloved husband of Olga (deceased) (nee Savnik); father of Michael (Maureen); grandfather of Kevin (Kristin), James, Rita, and Jenna Bryant (Christopher); great-grandfather of Declan and Teagan; brother of John, Gertrude Jaros, and Clara Pender (all deceased). 

Services: Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:30 am the Funeral Home and 11 am at St. Monica Church. The family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 Blocks South of Rockside) Garfield Hts. on Friday November 2 from 4-7 p.m.

 

Bonnie Seese (nee Esperson)

December 1, 1946 - October 23, 2018

Beloved wife of Paul; dearest mother of Paul Jr. (Amy) and Heidi Vichos; loving grandmother of Kara and Hailey; great-grandmother of Ava; dear sister of Bob (deceased), John, Kimberly, and Mark; dearest niece of Barbara; dear aunt and friend of many. 

Services: Monday, October 29, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 blocks south of Rockside) where the family will receive friends on Sunday from 5-7 p.m. 

 

Peter A. Nero

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April 18, 1996 - October 16, 2018

Beloved son of Robert and Dawn (nee Koudelka); brother of Robert and Samantha; grandson of Tom and Carol Koudelka and Armand Sr. and Lois Nero (both deceased); nephew, cousin, and friend of many.

Service will be held on Tuesday, October 23 at 11 a.m. at St. Barnabas Church 9451 Brandywine Northfield, OH. The family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd Garfield Hts. (Two Blocks South of Rockside) on Monday from 3-8 p.m.  

Although flowers are appreciated contributions can be made to the Summit County Humane Society 7996 Darrow Road Suite 30 Twinsburg, OH 44087

Norbert Joseph Kacel

November 3, 1933 - October 7, 2018

Beloved husband of Gloria (nee Boron); father of James (Carrie); grandfather of Justin (Anjel), Bryan, Edward, Dennis, and Krista; great-grandfather of Skyler; brother of Barbara Weakland and the following deceased Donald, Lanore Huerster, and Arlene Krebs; uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Service: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Garfield Hts. (2 blocks south of Rockside) where the family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. 

Tresa Son "Terry"

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August 16, 1926 - October 3, 2018

Tresa "Terry" Son (nee Granato), passed away peacefully  on October 3, 2018. Loving wife of Victor Donald for 48 years (deceased); beloved mother of Cheryl Maenza (Robert), Victor D. Son, Jr. (Joan) and Sharon Son (Dave Shumney), devoted grandmother of seven and great grandmother of eight and one on the way; dearest daughter of Angelina (nee Talarico) and Francesco "Frank" Granato of New Castle, PA, (both deceased); devoted sister of eight (deceased); loving sister-in-law, cherished aunt and friend of many. Terry was born in New Castle, PA, where, at age 20, she married Victor, the love of her life, and celebrated 48 years of marriage before his death in 1995. She was an accomplished seamstress, and also enjoyed cooking, baking and creating special-occasion cakes and wedding cakes for family and friends. Terry had been in the compassionate care of the Homestead Memory Care Unit of Genesis The Heights for a little more than a year and was affectionately known by her care team as “Terry Berry”.

Service: Monday, October 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home and 11 a.m. at St. Monica Catholic Church, 13623 Rockside Rd. Garfield Heights, OH. Family will receive visitors at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 Blks South of Rockside) on Sunday from 1-3 p.m.  Interment All Saints Cemetery immediately following Mass. 

 

 

 

James Smitek

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April 17, 1925 - September 22, 2018

James Smitek “Jim” age 93 originally from North Ridgeville, passed away on September 22, 2018. Beloved husband of Mary (deceased); father of Jimmy and Lorrie Rohal (Craig); brother of John, Carolyn Forthofer, Agnes Staveski, and the following deceased Margaret Smith, Frank, Veronica Diewald, George, Ed, and Helen Mahl; God father of Nancy Galvin, Larry Mahl, Ralph Continenza, Toni Harpster, and Chris Continenza; Jim was a US Army Veteran, member of John Birch Society, and NRA. 

Services: Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home and 11:00 a.m. at St. Martin of Tours Church. The family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Garfield Hts. (2 Blocks South of Rockside) on Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.  

Anthony Lazaro Deka

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July 19, 1994 - September 15, 2018

Anthony Lazaro Deka aka “Tony” “A Dawg”, “Wheels” and “Tony The Tiger” Beloved son of Kevin and Annette; brother of Nathaniel, Christopher, Andrew, and Brittanie; Loving grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend of many. Tony loved Chevy’s he also enjoyed gambling, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family.   

Family will receive friends on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 4:30 -9:00 p.m. at St. Martin of Tours Church 14600 Turney Rd. Maple Hts., OH 44137 where a mass will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m

Gerald L. Franklin

December 17, 1949 - August 30, 2018

Beloved father of Tasha Day (Kenneth) and Francesca Franklin; step-father of Dyamond Sims; grandfather of LaShaun Humphry and DeJah James; great-grandfather of Derek Jones; son of Emery and Lois (both deceased); brother of Emery and Carlene (deceased); Dearest cousin, nephew, uncle and friend of many. Gerald enjoyed playing Chess and cards with his family and friends. 

Services: Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 11-12 p.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Garfield Hts., OH 44125 (2 Blocks South of Rockside) Wake on Saturday ½ hour prior to the service from 10:30- 11:00 am. 

Donald E. Toolis

March 21, 1933 - August 22, 2018

Donald Edward Toolis age 85 of Garfield Hts. passed away on August 22, 2018. Beloved and cherished husband of 56 years of Mary Jane (nee Hrdlica); son of Edward and Helen (both deceased); brother of Jerry; dear uncle, great uncle, brother in law, cousin and friend of many both living and deceased. Donald was a proud US Army Veteran of the Korean War. 

Services: Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Monica Church 13623 Rockside Rd. Garfield Hts., OH. Friends will be received from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Burial at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. 

David R. Johnson

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July 14, 1971 - August 10, 2018

David R. Johnson age 47, passed away on August 10, 2018. Beloved father of Anela, Justin, Adrianna, and Jayden; grandfather of Alexavier; dearest son of Beverly J. Johnson and Otis Simmons (deceased); dear brother, nephew, cousin and friend. 

Memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 11-12 pm at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Garfield Hts. (2 Blocks south of Rockside).