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Robert L. Shakley
Robert L. Shakley, 64, of Ashland, passed away Thursday, May 20, 1999, at Samaritan Hospital after a long illness.
He was born Oct. 26, 1934, in Lodi to Webster and Ruth (Jewell) Shakley. A lifelong resident of Ashland County, he was employed at National Latex for 45 years as a foreman. He was board member of A.C.C.A.D.A, and past president of the Polk Alumni Association and Foreman's Club. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys Maxworthy of Medina, whom he married on June 25, 1960; son, Kenneth (Amy) Shakley; daughters, Sandy (John) Summerfield and Brenda (Jeff) Hillis; and grandchildren, Jake and Jeff Summerfield, Seth and Lexie Shakley, and Joshua Hillis, all of Ashland.
Service: 10 a.m. Monday at Heyl Funeral Home, 227 Broad St., Ashland. Dr. Sanford Mitchell will officiate.
Burial: Polk Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Ashland County Cancer Association.

Carl G. Arnold
Carl G. Arnold, 71, of Wooster, died Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at Wooster Community Hospital.
He was born Jan. 10, 1928. in Wadsworth to Carl G. and Sadie (Almyra). Mr. Arnold worked for the Timken Co. for 38 years, retiring in 1985 as the superintendent of the roto roller department. He had been a deacon and elder at Central Christian Church. He served many hours of community service through Jaycees, Junior Achievement and many other organizations. He enjoyed spending time and helping the elderly in nursing homes.
Mr. Arnold served in the U.S. Navy in the Philippines during World War II.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Laurene (nee Snyder) whom he married May 16, 1945; sons, Mike Arnold of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and Corbett Arnold of Kernersville, N.C.; grandsons, Michael and Marc Arnold; and sisters, Marie Booth of Leesburg, Fla., and Lila Belle Mabry of Mt. Dora, Fla.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel. The Rev. Claude McComas will officiate.
Burial: Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held.
Visiting hours: 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Wayne County Division, P.O. Box 267, Wooster, 44691.

Richard R. Boring
Richard R. "Randy" Boring, a lifelong resident of Brunswick, passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 19, 1999.
He was born Feb. 11, 1953, in Cleveland. Randy was an honored graduate of Ohio University and a 1971 graduate of Brunswick High School. He was a loving son, dedicated brother, devoted uncle and trusted friend. He will be greatly missed. Mr. Boring was employed as a purchasing manager.
He is survived by his parents, Richard J. and Zoe of Brunswick; sister, Laura Koestler of Brunswick; brothers, Russell (Margaret) Boring of Tallmadge, and Robert Boring of Medina; niece, Heather Fritz; and nephew, Kenny Koestler.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
Burial: Lutheran Memorial Cemetery, Hinckley.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

Vincent Lutz
Vincent "Bing" Lutz, W8HPD, died Wednesday, May 19, 1999.
He was born in Medina in 1913, and was a lifelong resident and supporter of the Medina community. Bing's passions were amateur radio and fishing. He built the first television receiver in Medina County and had his ham radio license since the 1920s. He was a radar instructor in the Navy during World War II.
Mr. Lutz volunteered countless hours doing phone patch services for missionaries and servicemen overseas and supported the work of HCJB, a South American Andes religious radio broadcasting service.
He retired as executive vice president of Old Phoenix National Bank in 1978 after 38 years of service. He was a member of the American Radio Relay League, the Medina Two-Meter Group, former board member of First Baptist Church, treasurer of the American Heart Association and past president of the Izaak Walton League. He was also a director of the A.I. Root Co. and Lodi Auto Club and a member of the Medina Kiwanis.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ella Mae (Sophia Huntington Parker Home); sister, Betty Schlechty of Lakewood; daughter, Mary Sue Klingman of Bakersfield, Calif.; son, Jim Lutz of Las Vegas; and grandchildren, Jennifer Bourgea of Bakersfield, Calif., David Lutz of Munich, Germany, and Jason Lutz of Royal Oak, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Onnolee Hoelter, last year.
Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Jeff Kehnle will officiate.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in his memory to Ohio Pythian Sisters Home, 550 Miner Drive, Medina, 44256.

Alma S. Beshara
Alma S. Beshara (nee Masurka), 47, beloved wife of Charles (Charlie), passed away Wednesday, May 19, 1999, after a brief illness.
Alma was a dedicated teacher who touched the lives of thousands of students in the Strongsville and Midview school districts. She was greatly loved by her many school colleagues and lifelong friends.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her father-in-law, George Beshara; stepmother, Betty Masurka; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Georgia Hauser, Mary Jane and Steven Morris and Linda and Ken Meyer; and nephews and niece, Tom, Christopher, Gregory, Ryan and Kelly.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Ellen.
Service: 12:30 p.m. Saturday at United Church of Christ Congregational, 217 E. Liberty St., Medina.
Interment: Spring Grove Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Home, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Strongsville Education Foundation, P.O. Box 361160, Strongsville, 44136, to establish a student scholarship fund in Alma's name.

J. Edward Andrews
J. Edward "Ed" Andrews, 72, of Wadsworth, died Friday, May 21, 1999, at Altercare of Wadsworth.
He was born in Zanesville and was a Medina County resident for 50 years. Mr. Andrews owned and operated Andrews Towing Service. He was an auto mechanic.
He is survived by his sons, Jim of Asheville, N.C., and Jeff of Creston; daughters, Mary Ashman of Akron, and Sharon Nawalanic of Plantation, Fla.; sisters, Billy Schaum of Zanesville and Patricia Hovarth of Melbourne, Fla.; grandchildren, Greg Nawalanic, Chad Ashman, and Jeff, Ryan, Patty, Christopher, Sunny and Tate Andrews.
Service: 3:30 p.m. Monday at Waite & Son Funeral Home, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Philip P. Pritt will officiate.
Visiting hours: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina, 44256.

Richard R. Boring
Richard R. "Randy" Boring, a lifelong resident of Brunswick, passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 19, 1999.
He was born Feb. 11, 1953, in Cleveland. Randy was an honored graduate of Ohio University and a 1971 graduate of Brunswick High School. He was a loving son, dedicated brother, devoted uncle and trusted friend. He will be greatly missed. Mr. Boring was employed as a purchasing manager.
He is survived by his parents, Richard J. and Zoe of Brunswick; sister, Laura Koestler of Brunswick; brothers, Russell (Margaret) Boring of Tallmadge, and Robert Boring of Medina; niece, Heather Fritz; and nephew, Kenny Koestler.
Service: 11 a.m. today at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
Burial: Lutheran Memorial Cemetery, Hinckley.

Claude L. Rex
Claude L. Rex, 87, of Elkins, Ark., died Wednesday, May 19, 1999, at Washington Regional Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 23, 1911, in Akron to Claude Ernest and Vinnie Tressie Terwilliger Rex. He was a retired automobile mechanic and a member of Sang Avenue Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mable Ruth, whom he married on Sept. 1, 1934; daughters, Marilyn L. Burris and Cris L. Norton, both of Elkins, Marcia Hershey of Spencer, and Sharon E. Warner of St. Charles, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
Private services were held under the direction of Moore's Chapel in Fayetteville, Ark.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sand Avenue Baptist Church, 1425 N. Sang Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72703.

Vernel A. Lundeen
Vernel A. Lundeen, 74, retired pastor of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Seville, passed away Monday, May 17, 1999, in a traffic accident on his way to his summer home in Minnesota.
He was born in Lindstrom, Minn., and attended Gustaus College in St. Paul, Minn., graduated cum laude in 1950 with a B.A., and attended Augusta Theological Seminary, Grand Island, Ill., where he graduated in 1954 with a bachelor of divinity degree. He received his master's degree in Theology in May 1970.
His first parish was in Clarkfield, Minn., where he served as assistant pastor at Gustavus Adolphus Church in St. Paul. He established Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Mr. Lundeen came to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church as pastor in March of 1968, retiring in 1986. He was appointed to the board of directors of Wittenberg University in 1973, elected to Ohio Synod Evangelism Operating Committee in 1973, and to Ohio Lutheran Campus Ministry Inc. of Ohio, also in 1973. He was named pastor emeritus of Jerusalem in 1989.
Since his retirement, he has served as associate pastor of Christ Lutheran Church of Cape Coral, Fla., working with a mission project called Lazzerous Project, City of Hope in Haiti.
Mr. Lundeen served his church and community in Seville for 18 years, before semi-retiring to Cape Coral, Fla., with his wife of 45 years, Romana.
He is survived by his wife; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy (Bob) Frase of Wooster; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Jackie of Seville; grandchildren, Isaac Lundeen, and Nichols and Kristen Frase; brother and sister-in-law, Elwood and Lois Lundeen of St. Paul.
Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9282 Acme Road, Seville.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Monday in the church vestibule.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church or the City of Hope Project, c/o Christ Lutheran Church, 2911 Delprado Drive, Cape Coral, FL 33905.
Armstrong Funeral Home in Seville is handling arrangements.

Ruth N. Smith
Ruth N. Smith (nee Snyder), 90, of Sharon Township, died Sunday, May 23, 1999, at her niece's residence.
She was born in Sharon Township, where she was a lifelong resident. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Sharon Center United Methodist Church and Naomi Circle.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor; son, Duane; brother, James; and sisters, Pauline Stutz and Norma Briggs.
Funeral service: 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. Pastor Don Trigg will officiate.
Interment: Sharon Cemetery.
Visiting hours: one hour prior to the service.
Contributions may be made to the Sharon Center United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 239, Sharon Center, Ohio 44274.

Vernel A. Lundeen
Vernel A. Lundeen, 74, retired pastor of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church of Seville, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 1999, in a traffic accident on his way to his summer home in Minnesota.
He was born in Lindstrom, Minn., and attended Gustaus College in St. Paul, Minn., graduated cum laude in 1950 with a B.A., and attended Augusta Theological Seminary, Grand Island, Ill., where he graduated in 1954 with a bachelor of divinity degree. He received his master's degree in Theology in May 1970.
His first parish was in Clarkfield, Minn., where he served as assistant pastor at Gustavus Adolphus Church in St. Paul. He established Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Mr. Lundeen came to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church as pastor in March of 1968, retiring in 1986. He was appointed to the board of directors of Wittenberg University in 1973, elected to Ohio Synod Evangelism Operating Committee in 1973, and to Ohio Lutheran Campus Ministry Inc. of Ohio, also in 1973. He was named pastor emeritus of Jerusalem in 1989.
Since his retirement, he has served as associate pastor of Christ Lutheran Church of Cape Coral, Fla., working with a mission project called Lazzerous Project, City of Hope in Haiti.
Mr. Lundeen served his church and community in Seville for 18 years, before semi-retiring to Cape Coral, Fla., with his wife of 45 years, Romana.
He is survived by his wife; daughter and son-in-law, Sandy (Bob) Frase of Wooster; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Jackie of Seville; grandchildren, Isaac Lundeen, and Nichols and Kristen Frase; brother and sister-in-law, Elwood and Lois Lundeen of St. Paul.
Service: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9282 Acme Road, Seville.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today in the church vestibule.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church or the City of Hope Project, c/o Christ Lutheran Church, 2911 Delprado Drive, Cape Coral, FL 33905.
Armstrong Funeral Home in Seville is handling arrangements.

Ellsworth E. Bentz
Ellsworth E. (Benny) Bentz, 83, of Wooster, died Sunday, May 23, 1999, at his residence.
He was born July 31, 1915 in Trail, Ohio, to John and Iva Mae (Davis) Bentz. Mr. Bentz worked for International Paper for 33 years and was a farmer all his life.
He is survived by his wife, Iva Mae (Hoffman) on Feb. 8, 1964; children, Kevin (Mary) Bentz of Wooster and Diane (Edward) Downet of Quincy, Ill.; grandchildren, Cynthia Shoemaker and Wendy Auston, both of Illinois, Robin Fiscus of Washington, Ana and Chelsey Bentz and April Williams, all of Wooster; great grandchildren, Britteny Auston and Jacob Bradley, both of Illinois; brother, Henry of Wooster, Melvin of Massillon and Dan of Lancaster; and sister, Mrs. James (Irma) Dilyard of Wooster.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Nora Stewart and Velma Arbaugh; and brother, Junior Bentz.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Roberts Funeral Home - Sherwood Chapel 7067 Clevland Rd., Wooster. The Rev. Floyd Koenig will officiate.
Burial: Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Wooster.
Visiting hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Wayne County, 2525 A. Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691.

Raymond Cherilla
Raymond Cherilla, 83, of Wooster, died Friday, May 21, 1999, at his residence.
He was born December 12, 1915 in Limestone, N.Y. to Anthony and Carmella (Barrilla) Cherilla. He moved to Wooster in 1956 and worked as a mechanic for Walter Bates and later for G. G. Grim for many years retiring in 1980. He enjoyed bowling, sports and working on cars.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Carl, to whom he married September 8, 1936; sons, Raymond D. Cherilla and Robert Cherilla both of Wooster; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; sisters, Fanny Near, Bernice Varano, both of Bradford, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Joan Marie Smail; brothers, Nick and Vincent; sisters, Cecilia Rounds and Patricia Moore.
Service: noon Monday at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel with the Pastor Robert Fetterhoff officiating.
Visiting hours: One hour prior to service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525A Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Sue R. Esterle
Sue R. Esterle (nee Saffenauer), 80, of Sharon Township, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 23, 1999, at her residence.
Mrs. Esterle was born in Akron and resided in Sharon Township since 1940. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Copley Senior Citizens, Copley AARP, the Ladies Auxiliary of the German-American Club and Chapter 102 Order of Eastern Star. An avid sports fan, she also made dolls for Toys for Tots and was a contributor to the Haven of Rest.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and William Kubinski; sons and daughters-in-law, Harvey and Billie and Howard and Tanny, all of Sharon Township; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, and brother, Mathias.
Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. The Rev. John Powers will officiate.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 5:30 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Sharon Center or the Toys for Tots Foundation.

Francis L. Haas
Francis Leroy Haas, 85, of Medina, died Monday, May 24, 1999, at Samaritan Care Center.
He was born in Caledonia, Ohio, and was a graduate of Caledonia High School. He lived in Medina during the 60s and 70s. Mr. Haas worked at Medina High School until blindness forced him to retire. He spent three years in India during World War II, serving in the Army Air Force "flying the hump."
Mr. Haas is survived by his brothers, Eugene of Mansfield and Robert of Medina; nieces, Roxie Todd of Medina and Nancy Chandler of Greenville, N.C.; and nephews, Gerald Haas of Akron, John Haas of Mansfield and Barry Haas of Cedarville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Ina; and brothers, John and Fred.
Many friends will remember him and his seeing-eye dog "Deputy" when they lived on Leisure Lane in recent years.
Service: 8 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. James Patterson will officiate.
Burial: Caledonia Cemetery, Caledonia.
Visiting hours: one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. with Masonic services at 10:30 a.m.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery.

Joseph Nitchman
Joseph Nitchman, 90, of Medina, died Tuesday, May 25, 1999, at his residence.
He was born in St. Marys, Ohio, and resided in Berea until his retirement, when he moved to Medina in 1974. He graduated in 1927 from St. Marys High School. Mr. Nitchman retired in 1971 from NASA in Brook Park, where he was an architectural engineer for 22 years. He did several architectural designs for schools and private homes as well as a local church and fire station. He was an avid gardener, belonging to several gardening organizations and he hybridized gladioli.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Neva; son, David of Wakeman, Ohio; daughters, Karin of Medina and Barbara Knold of Parma; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gary in 1957, and grandson, Todd Nitchman in 1998.
Graveside service: noon Thursday at Woodvale Union Cemetery, Middleburg Heights. The Rev. Gregory Palmer will officiate.
There will be no visiting hours.
Bauer Funeral Home in Valley City is handling arrangements.

Bessie D. Hall Kemp
Bessie D. Hall Kemp, 75, of Medina, died Wednesday, May 26, 1999, at Fairview General Hospital in Cleveland.
She was born in England and lived in West Virginia prior to moving to Valley City in 1948. She lived in Medina County for much of her life. She was a member of First Christian Church of Medina, where she sang in the choir. Mrs. Kemp enjoyed the outdoors, was an avid walker and enjoyed doing embroidery and tri-chem painting. She took great pride in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Donald and Ronald, both of Ariz., Marie (James) Ferguson, Leah (Carl Sr.) Payne and Maxine (Charles Jr.) Nicholson, all of Medina, Carol (Daniel) Dempsey of Brunswick, and Karen (Juan, Jr.) Ortiz of Youngstown; stepchildren, Clyde Hall of Cambridge and Neil Hall of Berea; 22 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, David Fye Hall; second husband, Gilbert Kemp; and sisters, Clara and Frieda.
Service: noon today at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City (bridge detour to the south of funeral home on state Route 252). The Rev. Dr. Teresa Dulyea-Parker will officiate.
Burial: Nesbitt Cemetery, Grafton.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Frank J. Kollar
Frank J. Kollar, 91, of Hinckley, died Thursday, May 27, 1999.
He was born in St. Boniface, Pa., and was a tool and die maker.
He was the beloved husband of Eleanor (nee Kope); dear father of Frank Jr., Annette Fencl, Patricia Harrison and Jeanne Pischel; grandfather of 10; great-grandfather of nine.
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Our Lady of Grace Church, 1088 Ridge Road.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Monday at Donald A. Faulhaber Funeral Home, 7915 Broadview Road (at Sprague), Broadview Heights.

Patricia L. Clark
Patricia Lynn Clark (nee Kenney), 38, of Brunswick Hills Township, died Friday, May 28, 1999, in Cleveland.
She was born June 23, 1960, in Fairview, and was a Medina County resident for 2½ years. She was active in Girl Scouts and helped at St. Ambrose School.
Mrs. Clark is survived by her husband, Michael of Brunswick Hills; daughters, Rachel and Melissa of Brunswick Hills; parents, Richard and Lois (nee Grabe) Kenny of North Olmsted; brothers, Richard (Marian) Kenney of Rocky River, David (Lisa) Kenney and Robert Kenney of North Olmsted, and Brian (Chris) Kenny of Brunswick Hills; sisters, Joan (Larry) Kappler of Strongsville, Maureen (George) Assanakis of North Olmsted and Cathy (Robert) Nimrichter; and mother-in-law, Marguerite Clark.
She was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Daniel Clark.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church.
Burial: Resurrection Cemetery, Valley City.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road, (state Route 303 at Interstate 71).
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ambrose School, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick, 44212, or Hospice of Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, 44119.

Mark E. McConoughey
Mark E. McConoughey, 48, of Lakewood, Ohio, died Saturday, May 22,1999, of natural causes.
He was born March 20, 1951, in Cleveland, and previously lived in Medina County. Mr. McConoughey was a service technician for Xerox Corp., and a member of Lakewood Christian Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mary (Judge); daughters, Michelle McConoughey of Dallas and Amanda McConoughey of Boston; mother, Jessie Mae of Lakewood; brothers, David of Montclaire, N.J., Bruce and Lee of Lakewood; stepchildren, Stephanie Boyce, Rebecca Boyce, James R. Boyce and Mary Beth Birch.
He was preceded in death by his father, Frank P. McConoughey.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Zeis-McGreevey Funeral Home, Lakewood. Dr. Mark A. Hamm will officiate.
Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery, Twinsburg.
Visiting hours: 4 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lakewood Christian Church.

Hallie M. Ferko
Hallie M. (Arnold) Ferko, 76, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 1999.
Mrs. Ferko was employed as a nurse at Medina Hospital for 18 years.
She was the beloved wife of Andrew; dear mother of John Arnold Jr. and Nancy DiRienzo (Richard); loving grandmother of Katrina Whalen (Sean), John Arnold III (Sue), Stephanie Arnold, Andrew Kinzel (Missy) and Kelly Hallie Kinzel; and great-grandmother of three.
Memorial service: 1:30 p.m. June 5 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 8911 Ridgewood Drive, Parma.
Cremation by Busch Crematory.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to your local animal protective league or to All Saints Episcopal Church, 8911 Ridgewood Drive, Parma, 44130.

Charles E. Beran
Charles E. Beran, 83, of Medina, died Wednesday, May 26, 1999, at Samaritan Care Center.
He was born in Cleveland. Mr. Beran was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Medina Eagles and Catholic Order of Foresters. He was a pressman for Printing and Die Co. in Cleveland, and served in the U.S. Navy in World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia M. (nee Kaszian) of Medina; son, Robert of Chippewa Lake; grandsons, James and Richard Horkey; and sister, Dorothy Beran of Cleveland.
He was preceded in death by his son, Eugene; sister, Caroline; and brothers, James, Louis and Joseph.
Mass of Christian Burial: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St. Father Russell Rauscher will officiate.
Burial: St. Francis Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.


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