Marlo Michael Termini


December 23, 1925 - March 18, 2018

Marlo Michael Termini age 92 of Valley View, passed away on March 18 at Villa St. Joseph. Beloved husband of Rose (nee Scaglione); dearest father of Mark (Wendy) and Mel (Cindy); loving grandfather of Traci and Tiffany; dear brother of JoAnne Termini, Sister of Charity, and the following deceased: John (Peggy), and Sam; uncle of Jim Termini and many others. Coach and friend of many. Marlo graduated from Holy Name HS, Univ. of Dayton, and Western Reserve University. He was a US Army WWII Veteran, 2001 Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame inductee and 2012 National Senior Softball Hall of Fame inductee. 

Services will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Monica Church Garfield Hts. The family will receive friends at the church 1 hour prior to the mass and at the Knights of Columbus Hall # 4130 10808 Granger Rd. Garfield Hts. following the cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions be made to Holy Name High School 6000 Queens Hwy. Parma, OH 44130 and/or Sisters of Charity Retirement Fund 5900 Delhi Rd. Mt. St.  Joseph, OH 45051

Dorothy Tomasek (Dot, Dottie)

Tomasek 2.png

October 31, 1926 - March 9, 2018

Dorothy Tomasek (Dot, Dottie), a longtime resident of Warrensville Hts, passed away on March 9, 2018 at Jennings Center for Older Adults. Beloved wife of the late Pete Tomasek; mother of Pete Tomasek (Ann), Kathleen Fobes -Jacoby (Robert), Cynthia Tomasek, Paula Alesnik (Terrence), Michele Anderson (John), and Paul Tomasek; grandmother of Sara, Bernie, Julie, Olivia, Nathan, Justin, Jeremy, Jocelyn, Cherea, Halle, and Mya; great-grandmother of Justin Jr., Jhayden, Kory, and Aleah; Former mother-in-law of Anitra. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents Andy and Helen Manchook; her siblings Ray Manchook, Dan Manchook, and Eleanor Cebul. She truly made our house a home. She was always there for advice or just a listening ear. She enjoyed simple pleasures an afternoon out to the movies, getting her hair done or lunch with a friend. She loved her flowers and making her outside space as beautiful as she could. She loved to put sheets on the laundry line to bring the freshness of outside inside. Above all she loved her family especially her children. Her face would light up when she held a baby. Family events were always memorable because of her love.

A remembrance gathering will be held Sunday, March 18 from 2-4 p.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 Blocks South of Rockside) In lieu of flowers the family asks that you support research for an Alzheimer’s cure. Contributions can be made to Jennings Center for Older Adults/Hospice 10204 Granger Rd. Garfield Hts., OH 44125. 

Donald R. Pilny "Buzz"

October 22, 1929 - February 16, 2018

Donald R. Pilny “Buzz “age 88. Beloved husband of Joanne (nee Jedlicka) (deceased); Dearest father of Scott (Linda) and Deborah Pignatiello (David); Loving grandfather of Jason, Jessica (Jeff), Ryan, and Shawn (Lindsey); Great-grandfather of Brianna and Cadence; dear brother of Frank (deceased)(Rene); dear brother in law of Donna Derbin (Klem, deceased); dear uncle of many.  Donald was a proud US Army WWII Veteran. He was also a Garfield Hts. Auxiliary police officer for 42 years.

Services will be Saturday, February 24 at 11:00 a.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Garfield Hts., OH (2 blocks south of Rockside) where family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Rosemary T. Shay

April 14, 1926 - February 20, 2018

Rosemary T. Shay (nee: Beck), age 91, died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at Jennings Center in Garfield Hts. Born in Cleveland, graduate of Holy Name HS (1944). Retired volunteer at Playhouse Square, member of St. Monica Church Ladies Guild. Survivors include children Susan Gardner (David), Barbara Barron (David), Michael Bartchak, Philip Bartchak (Sharon), Most Rev. Mark Bartchak, Matthew Bartchak (Michelle), Elizabeth Parsons (James), Laura Tobergte (Mark); grandchildren Michael Gardner, Linda Ramirez (Ed ), Lisa Curtis (Doug), James Barron (Michelle), Lance Barron (Goldie), Laura Barron, Jonathan Bartchak, Andrew Bartchak, Michael Bartchak, Melissa Ricco (Nick) Erin Hillyer (Craig), Alexandria Hoefke (Steve), Victor Fontana III, Jeffrey Fontana, Beth Tobergte, Grace Tobergte; and many great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husbands Leonard Bartchak and Eli Shay; brother Frank Beck, sister Eleanor Coyne; granddaughter Christine Gardner.

Mass of Christian Burial, Friday, February 23, at 11 am, St. Monica Church, Garfield Hts. Visitation, Thursday from  2-8 p.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Road Garfield Hts. Burial at Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Mrs. Shay to Saint Monica Parish in Garfield Heights.

Eileen Hruby

February 19, 1935 - February 15, 2018

Eileen E Hruby age 82 passed away February 15, 2018. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, George J. Hruby, two children, Ronald (Ewa) and Sandra Lysiak (Allen) and one grandchild, Stephen J. Hruby; dear sister of Robert Smith (deceased) and Rallin Smith.

There will be a funeral mass on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Rita Catholic Church 32820 Baldwin Rd. Solon OH. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the mass in the church vestibule.  

Armand J. Nero Jr.

July 16, 1949 - February 16, 2018

Armand J. Nero Jr. age 68. Dearly beloved son of Armand J. Sr. and Lois (nee Vito) (both deceased); Cherished brother of Robert (Dawn) and Joseph (Beth); Loving brother in law and devoted friend of Janice M. (deceased); Dear uncle of Joseph, Angelo, Robert, Samantha and Peter. Dear nephew and cousin.

Service will be held on Wednesday, February 21 at 10:30 a.m. at Funeral Home and 11:00 a.m. at St. Monica Church. The family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd Garfield Hts. (Two Blocks South of Rockside) on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m.      

Marilyn Raeder


85 years old. Dearly beloved wife of Joseph for 67 years; dearest mother of Robert (deceased), Richard (Diana) and Deborah Klenotic (Gary); dear grandmother of Melanie McIntyre (Brad), Jamie Piechowski (Ken), Sarah and Daniel; great-grandmother of Allison and Luke. Dog Lover of Kosmo and Maggie. Service Tuesday, February 13 at 11 a.m. at VITO-NERO FUNERAL HOME, 6130 TURNEY RD., GARFIELD HTS. (TWO BLOCKS SOUTH OF ROCKSIDE), where family will receive friends Monday 4-7 p.m.

Raymond Kaczynski


November 21, 1940 - January 20, 2018

Raymond E. Kaczynski Beloved husband of Mary Ann “Chippy” (nee Nero); dearest step-father of Richard White (Valerie), Patty Gillen (Jim), Michael White (Terri), Scott White (Mala), and Donald (deceased); loving grandfather of 12; great-grandfather of 4; dearest brother of Thomas (Dorothy) and Kathy; dear brother in law of John Nero (Grace) and Gene Williams; special friend of Lovey; dear uncle. Ray was a proud US Army Veteran who loved being outdoors, hunting, and fishing. He was his happiest when he had a fishing pole in his hand in Florida or Canada. After 40 years he retired from Reliance Electric / Rockwell. He was also very talented and artistic with taxidermy, painting, and wood carving.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, January 26 from 3-7 p.m. at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home 6330 Center St. Mentor, OH 44060.

Although flowers are appreciated, the family suggests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517