The News Herald (Willoughby, OH) : 2019-02-11

Obituaries : 13 : B7


OBITUARIES | | 7 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2019 NEWS-HERALD.COM B Please sign Guest Book at Margaret K. Deming Robert John Hancovsky Robert John Hancovsky age 92, passed away February 8, 2019 at Hospice House surrounded by his family. He was born November 22, 1926 in Madera, Pennsylvania. Robert was a member of Ss. Robert and William Parish where he was an Usher. He was a World War II Army Veteran stationed overseas and a member of the VFW Post # 2926 and was post commander three times at the American Legion Post # 7, he enjoyed bowling, golf, and walking his dogs at the park. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan. The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice House for the care given to Robert. He was the dedicated and beloved husband of the late Eileen Joan Hancovsky for 70 years; loving father of Karen Lee Franks (Jerome), Debra Kavanaugh (husband Timothy deceased), Allan R. and Nancy Hancovsky; grandfather of 11; great grandfather of nine; great great grandfather of three. Robert was preceded in death by his grandson, Scott Franks: and his two brothers, Donald and Gerald Hancovsky. His family was his number one priority. A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday February 13 at 1 PM at Ss. Robert and William Parish, 367 E.260 St. in Euclid. (Please Meet At Church). Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon, Ohio. The family will receive friends at the Brickman Bros. Funeral Home, 37433 Euclid Ave., Willoughby, on Tuesday from 4-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, P.O. Box 72101, Cleveland, Ohio 44192 would be appreciated. Rose M. Simmons Rose M. Simmons, 83 of Painesville passed away quietly on Feb. 9, 2019. Born Aug. 11, 1935 in Waggy, WV to Harry and Gladys (nee: Long) Jackson, she had been a longtime area resident. Rose worked as a cook at various fast food restaurants. She was never wanting and always giving, as she felt you couldn’t take it with you. Her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include her children: Joseph (Lynn) Jackson, Terry (Denise) Simmons, Timothy Simmons and Peggy Sue Simmons, all of Painesville; ten grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: husband, Hayward Simmons; son, Hayward Jr.; and siblings: Hazel, Anna Belle, Perry and Mildred. A memorial service will be held at noon on Sat. Feb. 16, 2019 at the Potti & Marc F. Burr Funeral Homes of Painesville, 1009 Mentor Ave. Painesville, Ohio with friends gathering to pay their respects from 11am until noon at the funeral home. Donations suggested to Grand River Health and Rehabilitation. Obituary, online condolences and memorial gifts available at Velmore J. Farren Velmore J. Farren, 65, of Madison passed away, surrounded by his children on Feb. 7, 2019 in Madison. Born June 12, 1953 in Painesville to Stanley V. and Elizabeth (nee: Willcox) Farren, he had been a lifelong area resident. Velmore was a retired plant manager. Survivors include his children: Dawn (Jeremy) Elersic of Madison, Tonya (Jamie Holbrook) Farren of Madison, Joshua Farren of Richmond Hts. and Jessica (Uriel Provitt) Farren of Euclid; grandchildren: Keihle, Meara, Ahna, Blaine, Jaycee, Camdyn, Maraya and Lincoln; great-grandchild Caden & one on way; siblings: Tina and Vickie. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Stanley “Keith” Farren. Friends will gather from 2-5pm at the Potti & Marc F. Burr Funeral Homes of Madison, 2726 Hubbard Road, Madison on Sat., Feb. 16, 2019 with a memorial service to follow at 5pm. Obituary, online condolences and memorial gifts available at A Memorial Mass for Margaret K. (Keszenheimer) Deming, 84, of Willoughby, will be at 11 am on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 37932 Euclid Avenue, Willoughby. The Rev. Michael J. Troha will officiate at the Mass. The family will receive friends from 9:30-11 am on Wednesday, at the Church, prior to the Mass. Mrs. Deming passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. Born May 30, 1934 in Cleveland, she has lived in Willoughby for the past 31 years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir for many years. She was also a member of the Cleveland SMA Club (Hungarian Club) and was the awarded a medal for lifesaving from President Harry S. Truman in 1948. Mrs. Deming was employed as a certified diamond expert. Survivors are her daughters: Patricia A. Deming (Allen DeFranco) and Laura M. Deming; grandchildren: Christina Marie Gibson, Samantha Anne Blackwood and Beau Glenn Blackwood. She also leaves her sister-in-law, Ethel Gaines, and many nieces and nephews and their families. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn R. Deming on April 12, 2001; her parents, John and Mary (Reszler) Keszenheimer; brothers: John A. and Captain Edward P. Keszenheimer, United States Marine Corps, Retired; sister, Irene M. Toma and son-in-law, Kenneth Blackwood, Jr. are also deceased. Final resting place will be in Willoughby Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages contributions to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, for the music ministry or the organ fund. Arrangements entrusted Home, Willoughby. to Davis-Babcock Funeral

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