Obituaries: Allen, Byczek, Paukert, Vina, Sweeney, Bell, Alawan
Local death notices from the week
Ms. Kayla Allen, age 10 of Strongsville; beloved daughter of the late Katherina "Kate" (nee Jindra) and Kevin; loving sister of Ashley and the late Kerri E.; beloved granddaughter of Gene and Dorcas Allen (nee Dotson) and the late Carl Jindra, Sr. and Hermine (nee Simonis); dear niece of Carl Jindra, Jr. (Michelle), David Allen, and Vicki Kindred (Larry); and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be given Hospice of the Western Reserve c/o Pediatric Services, 300 East 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119. Memorial Service at Grace Church, 7393 Pearl Rd. Middleburg Hts., OH on Monday, May 21, 2012 at 11 a.m. Cremation by Busch Crematory.
Richard A. Byczek
Richard A. Byczek, "Rich B." 45 Passed away May 9 under the loving care of Holy Family Hospice. Beloved husband of Sandi. Dear son of Al Sr. and Stephanie. Loving father of Stephanie Marie, Nicole and Nicholas Angersola. Brother of Debra Hamer (Mark), Al (Michelle) and Ron (Sharon). Loving uncle and nephew. Rich displayed an avid devotion for his business as well as his customers as an automotive technician. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Arrangements by Jardine Funeral Home.
Donald R. Paukert
Donald R. Paukert, 77, passed away May 11, 2012. Loving former husband of Laurlee. Dear father of Donald J., Darryl M. and Lisa M. Brother of Lorna Umstott, Betty Schultz and Russell. Beloved grandfather of Nicole, Tracy, Darryl A. and Douglas. Great grandfather of Kylie, Kloie and Mason. Uncle to Gail, Jeanie, Sherry, Kathie and Glenn. U.S. Army Veteran. Donald worked for General Motors for 43 years. Interment Woodvale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial contributions to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Dr, Ashland OH 44805. Arrangements by Jardine Funeral Home.
Monica Vlna passed away May 10, 2012. Loving wife of Mark for over 25 years. Dearest mother of Brian (Stefanie) and Dawn (Greg). Beloved sister of Cathy Colleran (Ron), Tricia Lipschultz (Troy), Mike Rosepal (Shelley) and Jackie Blaskovic (Jake). Daughter of George and Helen Rosepal. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Foster mother to 5 horses, 4 dogs, 4 cats and any animal lucky enough to wander into her yard and heart. Interment Strongsville Cemetery. Arrangements by Jardine Funeral Home.
Carol A. Sweeney
Carol A. Sweeney, 84, (nee Craddock) passed away May 13, 2012. Loving wife of the late Frank J. Dear mother of Nancy Palcisko (Keith), Steven and Susan. Sister of the late Betty Giesel and Richard Craddock. Loving grandmother of 5 and great grandmother of 2. Carol was very active in Strongsville City Schools, PTA and Girl Scouts. Past President of Strongsville School Board. Interment Strongsville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Strongsville Education Foundation, P.O. Box 361160, Strongsville OH 44136. Arrangements by Jardine Funeral Home.
Glenn W. Bell
Glenn W. Bell, 99, was called home to the Lord May 13, 2012. Loving husband of almost 75 years to Mary; dear father of Glenda Kovacs (Joseph), Glenn V. Bell (Virginia), Bonnie Kessloff (David) and the late David T. Bell. Dear grandfather of 14; and great-grandfather of 12. Lived in Willoughby for 53 years and was the owner of Willoughby Fruit & Vege Market. Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 18, 2012, at St. Colette Church in Brunswick. Visitation will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Friday at the church prior to liturgy. Interment will be at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Wounded Warrior Foundation, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Arrangements by Jardine Funeral Home.
Hajji Beverly Anne Alawan (nee Williams), 78, passed away May 11, 2012 at home surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of Haider for 53 years. Loving mother of Nadiya Samhat (Michael), Deeb (Cindy), Haider, Medeana Hobar (Albert), and Jahan (Kristi). Daughter of the late Henry and Dorothy Williams. Daughter-in-law of the late Hajji Katie Alawan and Haj Ibrahim Alawan. Sister of the late Donald and Wallace Williams. Grandmother of Saied, Haider, Alliya, Dakota, Kamley ,Katie, Deeb, Isabella, Albert, Enya, and Hattie Rose. She was an active and productive member of the Strongsville community for over 40 years, especially in heading a variety of hospitality services. Beverly was a successful business owner and health advocate for over 45 years. Above all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. VISITATION SATURDAY 2-6 p.m. at JARDINE FUNERAL HOME, 15822 PEARL RD., STRONGSVILLE. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Islamic Center of America 19500 Ford Road, Dearborn, MI 48128 or charity of your choice.