EVELYN PIPOLY (Blatnik, Trivisonno) passed away on June 14, 2017. She was born August 30, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio to John and Frances (Korencic) Blatnik. Her siblings Albin (Bea), Vida (Chuck), Justine (Barney) and Harry predeceased her as did her beloved husband, Michael Pipoly. She is survived by her daughter Sharon and son in law John Roberts, her brother Robert (Marlena), sister in law Mary Blatnik, brother in law Joseph Trivisonno (Sally) and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was a proud graduate of Collinwood High School and a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. She was involved in and served as an officer in numerous Slovenian and Italian organizations, including SNPJ, KSKJ, Slovenian Women’s Union, Holmes Avenue Pensioners, St. Mary’s Seniors, the Waterloo and Holmes Avenue Slovenian Homes, the Federation of Slovenian Homes, the latter of which she was named Woman of the Year in 1998, and finally, the Italian Sons and Daughters of America. Evelyn was a serious pinochle player, a life-long fan of the Cleveland Indians and an avid supporter of the Mentor High School football program coached by her nephew, Steve. Following a family tradition, Evelyn donated her remains to the CWRU School of Medicine. A memorial mass will be celebrated Friday August 4, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Memorials in her honor may be sent to Holy Redeemer Church, 15712 Kipling Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44110.
Grace Evelyn Phipps (nee Miles), 88 years old, passed away February 27, 2016. Daughter of Evelyn Lamcha and Auswell Miles (both deceased); beloved wife of Paul Haylett Phipps (deceased); dearest mother of Paula Hrynik (Steve), Sandra “Sam” Lees (David), John (Krista), Rick (Luanne) and Tina Brenenstuhl (Scott); loving grandmother of Tony Lisse (deceased) and Sara Hrynik, Paul and Donald “DJ” Phipps and Kristina and Amanda Pace; great-grandmother of Acacia and Kalli; dear sister of Fred Lamcha (deceased), Hermida Goepfert (deceased), Ray Lamcha and Alfred Lamcha and aunt to many. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Grace’s name to Grace Hospice of Mentor 7314 Industrial Parkway Mentor, Ohio 44060. Funeral service Thursday March 3, 2016 at 11am at the funeral home. The family will received friends at VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) WEDNESDAY4-7 P.M.
JAMES M. PISCIONERI, went home to be with his Lord on his 90th birthday. The beloved husband of Mary Jane (Baker); dearest father of James (Gina), Cheryl Kostreba, Kathleen (deceased), Karen Jensen (Dennis), Maureen Muraco (David), Lynn Gross (Kenneth), Mark (Linda) and Michael (Lori Ann); devoted grandfather of 15 and one deceased; great-grandfather of 14; dear brother of Mary, Joseph, Anthony and Katherine (all deceased); brother in law of Jack Sumrak and John Baker (Louise). Longtime member of the International Longshoreman’s Association. Served in the Navy during WWII and served in the Air Force during the Korean War. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in James’ name to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, VA 22312. Funeral Service Saturday November 28, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Word of Grace Church 9021 Mayfield Rd., Chesterland, Ohio (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Interment Knollwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST, OH (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) FRIDAY 3-7 P.M.
George A. Pelligrino, loving father of Zachary Palovich-Pelligrino, “Dad” of Hannah Palovich; dearest brother of Marillyn Sullivan (deceased) (Joseph); beloved uncle of Colleen, Sean (Stephanie) and Michael; great-uncle of Kaitllyn, Desiree, Liam, Brenna and Rylie. Family suggests contributions to the American Cancer Society East Central Division PO Box 897 Hershey, PA 17033. All Services Private. Arrangements made by: VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME.
Raymond Charles Pittock, 74, son of Elmer and Loretta, peacefully passed away on Tuesday April 21, 2015, after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his cherished and loving partner Janet Gladstone and children Deborah Pittock, Rochelle Pittock Konyha (Lou) and Christopher Pittock (Teri), step children Michael Girbino (Debbie), Jeffrey Girbino (Diane) and Carla Girbino Gamber, Julie Finucan (John), Jennifer Wiskes (Luke), Kristen Leahy (Jim), Megan Burns (Dan) and Katie Weakland (Nate). Brother of Ron (Nina). Brother-in-law of Nick Gambatesa (Marlene) and Don Gambatesa (Linda). Preceded in death by wife Santina Gambatesa Pittock. Dear grandfather of Samantha, Jennifer, Kelsey, David, Margaret, Nick, Allison, Lauren, Grant, Dylan, Molly, Jack, Toby, Alexandra, Tommy, Luke, Cailey, Matt, Claire, Nicholas, Kevin, Will, Audrey, Wynne, and Evan. He served as a member of the Knights of Columbus and an involved parishioner to St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Mass of Christian Burial Friday April 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish (St. Gregory the Great). Inurnment Lakeview Cemetery. The family will receive friends at VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) THURSDAY 4-7 P.M.