July 23, 2016

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Services announced for 4 Brunswick students

• Jeffrey Chaya’s and Blake Bartchak’s funerals are today. Chaya’s service begins at 9:30 a.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Bartchak’s service will be at 1 p.m. at St. Ambrose, with interment for both at Resurrection Cemetery, 6303 Center Road, Liverpool Township. The Bartchak and Chaya families are asking attendees to wear Brunswick blue and white.

Kevin Fox

• Lexi Poerner’s visitation is 2 to 8 p.m. today at Jardine Funeral Home, 15822 Pearl Road, Strongsville. Poerner’s funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Ambrose, with burial at Resurrection Cemetery.

• Kevin Fox’s calling hours are 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick. His service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Chapel, 3939 Granger Road, Medina Township. Interment will be at Eastlawn Memory Gardens, 3487 Center Road, Brunswick.

• There will be a balloon launch and program to celebrate the lives of Bartchak, Chaya, Fox and Poerner at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Brunswick High School stadium.


• Donations to memorial funds in each of the students’ names may be made at any FirstMerit Bank branch.

• Memorial T-shirts with the words, “Blue Devils on Earth, Angels up above” will be sold today 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road. The shirts are being sold for $15, with $10 from each shirt sold donated to the families. Memorial decals are being sold at that time as well, with a portion of the money going to the students’ families.

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