David R. Johnson


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).

Claudia A. Rovinelli


February 9, 1952 - August 5, 2018

Claudia A. Rovinelli (nee Carcione) age 66. Beloved wife of Jerry; mother of Annmarie Reed; step-mother of Anthony Ripepi (Amanda); grandmother of Nick Reed (Alex Piatek) and Santina Reed; great-grandmother of Genevieve Reed; daughter of Thomas and Marie (nee Amato) (deceased) Carcione; sister of Valerie Feczko (Gene) and Celeste Delaney (Steve); aunt of Megin Feczko and Patrick Delaney; daughter in law of Gerald and Mary Ann Rovinelli; sister in law of Bruce Rovinelli. 

Service: Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Gafield Hts., OH (2 blocks south of Rockside) where the family will receive friends on Thursday from 4- 8 p.m.

Alba M. Primer

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December 29, 1932 - July 23, 2016


Alba M. Primer (nee Specioso) Beloved wife of Ray (deceased); dearest mother of Robert (Mary), Sandy Dikowicz (Dennis), and Karen; loving grandmother of Jordan (deceased), Lauren, Jennifer, Dennis Jr., Micheal, Joshua, Stephen, Alison, Nina, and Brandon; great-grandmother of Damien, Dominic, Devin, Austin, and Ryland; dear sister of Eleanor Cancian and Lillian Sweesey (both deceased).

Services: Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:00 am at the funeral home and 10:30 am at St. Martin of Tours Church. The family will receive friends at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 Blocks South of Rockside) on Sunday from 4-8 p.m.

Gary R. Deka Sr.


November 10, 1938 - July 22, 2018

Gary R. Deka Sr. age 79, of Willowick, formerly of Maple Hts. passed away on Sunday with his family by his side. beloved husband of Linda (nee Fazio)(deceased); former husband of Luci; dearest father of Gary Jr. (Gloria), Judy Petelin (Bob, deceased), Ron (Lisa Ann), Dale (Lisa), and Kevin (Annette); loving grandfather of 19; great-grandfather of 5; dear brother of Charlotte (Brian, deceased), Eugene (deceased) (Pam), Tom (Lea), and James; dear uncle and great uncle of many. 

Services: Thursday, July 26 at 11:00 am at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. (2 Blks. South of Rockside) where the family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. 

Ella M. Nero

March 7, 1929 - July 5, 2018

Ella M. Nero (nee Cornett) Dearly Beloved wife of Dominic Sr. (deceased); Dearest mother Elaine Gambone, Dominic Jr. (deceased), and Delores Hynes; Loving grandmother of John Gambone Jr., James Gambone, and Nikki Conell (Chad); Dear sister of Woody and the following deceased Casey, Edward, James, Bob, Vista, and Josie; Services:  Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Road (Two Blocks South of Rockside) where the family will receive friends on Saturday 1hour prior to the service.


Emilie C. Koprowski


March 21, 1920 - June 28, 2018

Emilie Koprowski (nee Gasiorek) age 98, of Hilliard, formerly of Garfield Hts., Ohio, passed away June 28, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Edwin. Dear sister of Frances Nawrot (Matthew), Edward (Sophie), Benny (Ann), and Henry (all deceased). Loving sister-in-law of Emily Gasiorek, and the following deceased: Clara Mikol (Vince), Alois Koprowski (Irene), Clement Koprowski (Jean), John Koprowski (Dorothy), Helen Wisniewski (Ted), Alice DeWitt (Paul), Eugene Koprowski (Mary Ann), and Anthony Koprowski. Loving aunt of Carolyn Gasiorek, Patt Hardie Rahm (John Rahm), Robert (Jennifer), Stephen (Laura), Ted Wisniewski (Linda), Jacqueline Zijil (Julio), Barbara Johnson (Richard), Eileen Fullenkamp (Ken) and many others. Special great-aunt of Michael (Antonette), Matthew, Elliot, Emma Grace, Nicholas, Haley (Mike), Andrew, Jill, Laura, Julio Jr, John, Jason, Alison, Ryan (Jenna), Andrew, and Scott. Great-great aunt of Kelsey, Haley, and Harper. She will be missed dearly by her extended family Gene Nickell, Donna Zelei (Mike), George Nickell (Linda), John Nickell (Carol), Jim Nickell (Lisa) and their families as well as many close friends. 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home and 10:00 a.m. at St. Monica Church 13623 Rockside Rd., Garfield Hts., OH 44125. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4-8 p.m. In memory of Emilie, contributions can be made to St. Monica Church.  

Peter K. Giel

April 21, 1942 - June 23, 2018

Peter K Giel Dearly beloved husband of Janice (nee Novak); dearest father of Cheryl and Peter Sr.; loving grandfather of Peter Jr., McKayla, Samantha, and Michael; Services: Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Garfield Hts., OH (2 blocks south of Rockside) where the family will receive friends on Friday from 6-8 p.m.

Mary Kate Yenyo

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April 3, 1931 - June 3, 2018

Mary Kate Yenyo (nee Williams). Beloved wife of the late Julius J. Yenyo; loving mother of Janice Giaco (husband Jim), Kathleen Donnelly (husband Steve), Sandy Yenyo (Harold), Betty Lieberman (husband Bennett), James D. Yenyo (wife Laura) and Jennifer Rose Mazur Becker; nurturing grandmother…great-grandmother; dearest sister of Devon (deceased) (Lavern), Helen (deceased), Andrew (Dot), Bobby Jean (Fletch), Alford (Janice) and Olivia. 

Inurnment: Friday, July 27, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman, Ohio 44273. 

A Celebration of Mary’s life will be held at Mary’s home on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 2-6 p.m.

Janice L. Nagel

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August 31, 1936 - May 28, 2018

Janice Lucille Nagel, (nee Hahn) 1936-2018 died peacefully in her wonderful home in Richfield, Ohio on May 28th. She had battled dementia for many years but was always a lovely, and funny woman even in her illness. The most loving and supportive mother and grandmother to her daughter Barbara Rosene and grandchildren Hubbell and Madeline Rosene; they were extremely close. Her sister Linda Glasener and nieces Jennifer and Jessica Glasener were also recipients of her love and care. She delighted in her grandnephews Ronan and Jack Taylor. Her home was a haven over the years for the whole family and she was the kind of person people confided in, always. She also had a great love of animals and had rescued and loved many dogs and cats throughout the years. Jan was a resident of Richfield for 60 years. She had grown up on Cleveland’s west side. She was active in The Richfield Garden Club, The Richfield Historical Society, The Richfield United Church of Christ, Book Club, and many other community activities. Her husband Bill had been very active too as a councilman and as a business owner. She helped with his business for many years. She loved Richfield and her home on Humphrey Rd. A wonderful artist, quilt maker, avid reader, and lover of classic films, Jan was a very humorous lady with a knack for sarcasm, a very quick wit, and always a desire to have a good laugh. The family wishes to thank The Richfield Senior Center, The Richfield UCC, Hospice of the Western Reserve and all of her neighbors on and around Humphrey Rd. There will be a memorial service at the Richfield United Church of Christ at a later date.

Marcie A Davis


February 11, 1960 - May 29, 2018

Marcie A. Davis age 58, passed away on May 29, 2018. Her last days were joyfully spent with her family by her side. Dearly Beloved mother of Tera Simpson (John Howard) and Ryan Simpson; loving grandmother of Jack, Nicholas, and Vincent; dearest daughter of Rev. James Davis and Marcia O’Hara; dear sister of Ginger Davis and Deanna Takacs; dear aunt of Chaz, Natalie, and Jessica; former wife of Paul Simpson (Eileen Harrigan) and daughter in law of Eileen Simpson; cousin and friend of many.  

Service: Monday June 4, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Vito-Nero Funeral Home 6130 Turney Rd. Garfield Hts., OH (2 blocks south of Rockside where the family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service.