Charles F. Gonso

February 10, 1926 - April 22, 2018


CHARLES F. GONSO, age 92 passed away peacefully April 22, 2018, two weeks after the death of his wife of 70 years, Letha (Copeland) Gonso. Father of Janice (Dominick) Rubertino, Charles (Patricia) Gonso and Carol (Terry) Spring, grandfather of Kathleen, Charlie, Nick, Andy, Kayla and Beth, and loving great-grandfather.  Proceeded in death by brother Fred (Ruby) Gonso and Jean Drake Schiavoni (Tony,) and parents Charles F. Sr. and Blanche Gonso Schoenbeck.  Chuck was a Firefighter and Bailiff for the City of Euclid and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Piedmont during WWII.  Funeral Services 10am Saturday April 28 at the Crobaugh-Danaher Funeral Home, 936 E. 185 St., Cleveland (located in Jakubs Funeral Home) WHERE FRIENDS MAY CALL FRIDAY 4-8PM AND SATURDAY 9:30AM UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE.

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W. Traut Solomayer, M.D.

November 18, 1924 - May 6, 2017




.SOLOMAYER, W. Traut, M.D.  passed away May 6, 2017.  She was born November 18, 1924 In Romania and arrived in Cleveland in 1951.  Dr. Solomayer started her dermatology practice in Euclid in 1958. 


She volunteered with Doctors Without Borders servicing orphanages and senior citizens of Romania.  She belonged to the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland, The Ohio State Medical Association, the AMA and the American Dermatological Association.  

Dr. Solomayer enjoyed traveling with her husband, Dr. Joseph Solomayer, who passed away in 2010.

She is survived by her nephew Roger Wendling and nieces Ulrike Raps and Chrisitane Wendling, all of Germany.

Graveside services will be held 11am Tuedsay, May 23 at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, 11521 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland. 

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 Ruth J. Stenger

March 18, 1916 - January 7, 2018


RUTH J. STENGER (nee Barbic) was born March 18, 1916 in Lakewood, Ohio.  She died January 7, 2018 at the age of 101 years.  After attending Lakewood High School, she worked at a hostess for the YWCA Tea Room.  She was active at the First Methodist Church in Cleveland where she met her husband Charles Stenger.  They were married in October 1937 and moved into their home on their wedding day.  They raised two sons, Charles and Craig (Robin.)  She is grandmother to Jeremy, Rebecca, Emily and Abby, and great-grandmother to Bentley and Rylee.  Ruth was active in many community and church groups, including the Euclid Public Schools PTA. She volunteered for the Christian Businessmen Bible School for children at the Euclid Projects during WWII, (sponsored by Nottingham Baptist Church.) She was a long time member of East Shore United Methodist Church in Euclid, where she was in the Women's Circle group and participated in missions.  Ruth was a precinct leader for the Euclid Coalition Party for many years, and served 12 years as president of the Euclid Senior Group.  She was an active member of the Euclid AARP and the Cleveland Sight Center.  Ruth worked part-time for the Euclid City Recreation department as a registrar for many years.  In 1987, she and her husband received recognition by the Euclid City Council and Mayor Giunta for 50 years of marriage.  PRIVATE SERVICES.  In lieu of flowers, please donate to you favorite charity.


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Letha M. Gonso

August 23, 1929 - April 8, 2018


Letha Gonso (nee Copeland,) age 88, passed away peacefully April 8, 2018, beloved wife of Charles for 70 years, mother of Janice (Dominick) Rubertino, Charles (Patricia) Gonso and Carol (Terry) Spring, grandmother of Kathleen, Charlie, Nick, Andy, Kayla and Beth, and loving great grandmother.  She was preceded by brothers Bob, Bill, Ken, Don, Leo, and Jim, sister Doris Mill, and parents Harold and Blanche Copeland. Private Services.  Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185 St., Cleveland, OH  44119.


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Patsy R. Nunnally

January 14, 1930 - January 30, 2017


NUNNALLY, PATSY R. (nee Callighen) devoted former wife (44 years) of Gerald, survived by loving children Patricia L. Schwartz (Michael, deceased,) Susan A. Miller and Michael (Mary,) beloved grandchildren Infant John (deceased) and Kimberly A. Schwartz, Robert and Thomas Miller, Maureen, Michael and Owen Nunnally, great-grandchildren Bryson and Michael, pre-deceased by parents Francis (aka Patsy) and Marion (nee Shumway) and infant twin brothers.  Funeral Services 5:30pm Saturday, February 4 at Crobaugh-Danaher Funeral Home, 936 E. 185 St., Cleveland (located in Jakubs Funeral Home) WHERE FRIENDS WILL BE RECEIVED SATURDAY 2PM UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.donate.cancer.org

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Loyal Edward Luikart Jr.

June 3, 1925 - March 23, 2017


LOYAL EDWARD LUIKART, JR. passed away March 23, 2017.  He was born June 3, 1925 to the late Loyal Edward and Pauline (nee Reed) Luikart.  He is survived by his wife Kathleen (nee Roege) and daughter Lynn Elizabeth Luikart.  His son, Loyal Edward III is deceased.
Loyal graduated from Euclid Schools, Baldwin Wallace Collage and Cleveland Marshall Law School.  He was a member of the Euclid Kiwanis Club.  His former memberships included the Euclid Jaycees, Euclid Rotary, Cleveland Council of Campfire Girls (past president,)  Euclid Blade and Edge Figure Skating Club, Euclid Band & Orchestra Parents, Euclid School Board, Mayfield Curling Club and Euclid High School Alumni Organization.
Loyal was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII, serving in the Pacific Theater.  
All services will be private.  
Memorials in his name may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185 St., Cleveland, OH  44119 or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements by Crobaugh-Danaher Funeral Home.
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Gilbert E. Blase 

November 6, 1930 - December 5, 2017


GILBERT E. BLASE, age 87, husband of the late Carol  (nee Wiskes,) beloved 
father of  Michael (deceased,)  Michelle (John) Powers, Marcie (Eric) Barbic, 
Mark (Mary Ann,) and Marty (Lisa,) grandfather of Luke, Lance (fiancée Tori) and 
Lauren Powers, Kirk (Danielle) Barbic and Kyle Barbic, Jordan and Katie Blasé, 
and Schenley and Melana Blasé, great-grandfather of Caleb and Hayley, brother of 
Doug and Arthur Blase, and the following deceased:  Patricia Matsko and Richard 
Blase.  Former employee of Addressograph-Multigraph and TRW.  Funeral Services 
10am Saturday, December 9 at Crobaugh-Danaher Funeral Home, 936 E. 185 St., 
Cleveland (inside Jakubs Funeral Home) WHERE FRIENDS WILL BE RECEIVED FRIDAY 4-8PM.  Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. 

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​​Charles "Charlie" Preston Bryant

May 11, 1969 - September 17, 2016



Charles Preston Bryant, "Charlie", passed away peacefully at home on September 17, 2016. Preceded in death by his father, Charles Peterson BRYANT, "Pete", of Euclid, Ohio; his grandparents, Edwin M. and Rossie J. (WEEKS) BRYANT of Clinton, NC and Bruce S. and Mildred "Kay" (TIDEY) RHODES of Kalamazoo, MI; his aunt, Polly M. (BRYANT) METZ of Dallas, TX. Charlie is survived by his mother, Ronna Kay (RHODES) BRYANT, his brother Christian E. and Danielle M. (SELAN) BRYANT, and their children Deaglan C. and Quinn C.

At the request of the family, private services were held with burial in the family plot at Mt Hope Cemetery, Solon, OH. There will be no further services. Our deepest gratitude and appreciation is extended to all the compassionate and caring medical professionals who have guided and cared for him, as well as to all who have held Charlie in the very special places in their hearts and prayers over his 47 years.  It is through your love, care, kindness and prayers that Charlie surpassed his original life expectancy by four decades. 

The family asks that in memory of Charlie you share your kindness with others, plant something where it will bring joy to you or others, or make a donation to a charity of your choice that embodies love and compassion.


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David A. Lawrence

June 6, 1950 - June 19, 2017


David A. Lawrence, age 67, husband of Nancy (nee Hagstrand), father of Scott (Bonnie) and Michael Lawrence, grandfather of Shelby and Peter Lawrence, brother of Greg Lawrence and Patricia (Nick) Connavino, brother-in-law of Bill (Sally) Hagstrand, uncle of Bradley and Mitchell Hagstrand, Emily Hanson, Rachel and Geoff Lawrence, and Michelle and Karen Connavino. A lifelong resident of Euclid, Dave had served on the Euclid City Board of Education and supported countless community initiatives. A memorial service will be held 7:30pm Thursday, June 22, at Euclid Lakefront Community Center, 1 Bliss Lane, Euclid where friends may call from 5:30pm until time of service.  The David A. Lawrence Benevolent Fund has been established to support Euclid City community projects. Contributions may be made at any local area Key Bank.  

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Margaret E. Hagstrand

February 7, 1922 - March 24, 2017


MARGARET E. HAGSTRAND, age 95 of Mentor and Euclid, beloved wife of the late Elton C., dear mother of William E. (Sally) and Nancy (David) Lawrence, dear grandmother of Bradley and Mitchell Hagstrand and Scott (Bonnie) and Michael Lawrence, great-grandmother of Shelby and Peter Lawrence, sister of the following deceased:  Sophia Petersen, Michael Valand, Julia Valand, Lydia Valand, Wilma Willingham, Joseph Valand and Edith Germanovich, sister-in-law of Ella Hagstrand, dear aunt of many nieces and nephews.  FUNERAL SERVICES 11AM TUESDAY, MARCH 28 at East Shore Church United Methodist, 23002 Lake Shore Boulevard, Euclid, WHERE FRIENDS WILL BE RECEIVED 10AM UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE.  Interment Acacia.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the church.  Arrangements by Crobuagh-Danaher Funeral Home.

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Mary Sue Allen

August 29, 1922 - April 9, 2018


Mary Sue Allen (nee Ticchione), age 95, passed away peacefully on April 9, 2018.   She was the beloved wife of the late John Richard Allen for 61 years, cherished mother of three, John Richard Allen, Jr. (Grace), June Allen Kittle, and Laura Allen, loving grandmother of six, Michael Kittle, Maurine Kittle Loveman, Nathan Kittle (Laura), Matthew Kittle (Elena), Dane Tuzon and Jon-Dominic Allen, and the loving great-grandmother of seven, Morgan, John (Jack), Ava, Evelyn (deceased), and Thomas Kittle, Julia and Jenna Loveman.  She is survived by her sister Theresa Perme, brother Anthony Ticchione, uncle Joseph Burgio, sister-in-law Loretta Ticchione, nephews John and Christopher Perme, Billy Ticchione,  nieces Karen Perme Felix, Maria Perme, Ann Marie Ticchione, and many cousins.   Mary was preceded in death by her parents, William and Mary Ticchione, brothers Mark and Ignatius and nephew Anthony Ticchione, and brother-in-law Jack Perme.

Mary was an active member of the Red Hat Society, and loving friend to many.  She remained active at McGregor Assisted Living for 5 years singing in their choir, and feeding the hummingbirds.  The family wishes to thank all of the staff and her friends at McGregor for their assistance, caring and friendship.

A funeral mass and Celebration of Life will be held in Mary's honor, on April 30, 11am at St. Dominic's Church in Shaker Heights.  In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Lifebanc,  4775 Richmond Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44128 in Mary's and all deceased family members memory.
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Robert H. Coulter

March 11, 1927 - July 8, 2016


ROBERT H. COULTER, age 89, wife of Patricia Lewis Coulter, father of Garry (Lydia) and Sandra (Mark) Belaj, grandfather of Matthew (Amber) Belaj and Ryan, Lindsay and Robert Coulter, preceded in death by Charlotte Coulter. VISITATION 6-8pm TUESDAY, July 12 at Crobaugh-Danaher Funeral Home, 936 E. 185 Street, Cleveland (located in Jakubs Funeral Home) where a Masonic Service will be held at 7pm. MEMORIAL SERVICE 1pm SUNDAY, July 17 at East Shore Church United Methodist, 23002 Lake Shore Blvd., Euclid. Robert was the manager of the Robertson Fellowcraft Team. Memorials may be made to the Shriner Hospitals for Children.


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Ewald Heise

April 21, 1920 - March 22, 2017


Funeral Service for Ewald Heise, age 96, will be 12 Noon, Monday, March 27, 2017 at the Crobaugh-Danaher Funeral Home, 936 E. 185th Street, Cleveland, where family will receive friends from 11:00 until the time of service.  Ewald was born on April 21, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio to Henry Heise and Bertha (nee Klemm) (both deceased) and passed away on March 22, 2017. Mr. Heise served in the US Army during WWII, tours in Africa, Germany, and Italy as a Staff Sergeant. He was a 75 year member of St. John Lutheran Nottingham Church in Cleveland. He enjoyed bowling and loved his family.  Ewald was the beloved husband of 1st wife Adeline L. Heise (nee Panter) (deceased) and 2nd wife Mary E. Heise (nee Pogue) (deceased); father of Linda Lauter of Brunswick, Loretta Carsey (Robert) of Frederick, MD, Doris Neville (Carl) of Greer, S.C. and Ewald (Donna) of Euclid; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; stepfather of Joanne Chegan (Jake Rollheiser) of Graytown, OH, Marlene Lambert (Ed) of Thompson, William Pogue of Chardon; brother of Elsie Virostek, Evelyn Garraway, Loretta Mayo (all deceased); uncle to many nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. John Nottingham Lutheran Church, 17403 Nottingham Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44119.  www.crobaugh-danaher.com

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Donald Edward Eros

February 20, 1932 - February 9, 2018



DONALD EDWARD EROS, 85, was born February 20, 1932 and passed on February 9, 2018.  He was the beloved husband of Virginia Welling Eros for 58 years and the cherished father of three sons, David of Cleveland Hts., O., John of Ferndale, MI., and Mark of Painesville, OH., and grandfather of Taylor of Willowick, OH.  He is survived by brother Ernest (Mary.)  He was predeceased by his parents, Louis J. and Beatrice Porter Eros, sister Carol Eros and brother Louis S. Eros.  Don graduated from Marietta High School in 1950 and attended 60 of his class reunions.  In 1954 he graduated from Marietta College with a B.S. degree in chemistry.  He then attended  Ohio University for a year before going to work as a nuclear medicine technologist at the Cleveland V.A. Hospital from which he retired after thirty-three years.  He was an active member of East Shore United Methodist Church where he served on several committees including the board of trustees.  When his three sons were in Cub Scouts, he served as cub master for Pack 312.  Don loved hunting and fishing and made a number of trips to Canada with his friends from Marietta, Ohio where he grew up. When he was able, he loved walking and riding his bicycle around the neighborhood.  It was his desire that his remains be cremated with no public memorial services.  His family wishes to extend  their appreciation to all his caregivers and friends who have expressed their sympathy and condolence.  


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