December 22, 2014

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Fred J. Heger, Jr.

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Fred J. Heger, Jr., 68, of Brunswick, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014. He was born November 17, 1946, to the late Fred and Wilma (nee Wixson) Heger, Sr., in Cleveland. Fred was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. He will be most remembered for his love of classic cars and his Read More…

Catherine Emma “Kay” Workman


Catherine Emma “Kay” Workman, 100 years old, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014. She was born July 17, 1914, to Mary and Charles Switzer of Lakemore, Ohio. Catherine was active in civic organizations, including the Philanthropic Educational Organization, YWCA, and Girl Scouts, in the Cleveland area, before moving to Medina in 1969 where she volunteered Read More…

Vera Frances O’Dell


Vera Frances O’Dell, 76, of Brunswick, passed away at home Saturday, December 13, 2014. She was born July 20, 1938, to Romey and Melva (nee Hinzman) Goad, in Cabin Creek, West Virginia. She was married to Earl D. O’Dell (deceased) for 51 years. She is survived by children, Glenda (Joseph) Hodges of Medina and Gregory, Read More…

Anthony “Tony” Zalewski

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Anthony “Tony” Zalewski, 93, of Broadview Heights, passed away Saturday, December 13, 2014. He was reunited with his wife, Eleanore (nee Hajec) who passed August 14, 2014. Tony was born March 6, 1921 in Dickson City, Pennsylvania. He was a veteran of WWII and a proud member of the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post Read More…

Florence K. Gerspacher


Florence K. Gerspacher, 93, of Medina, passed away Monday, December 15, 2014. Florence was born January 10, 1921 in Valley City. She graduated from Medina High School and Capital University in Columbus. For eight years Florence was a teacher in the Medina High School system. She loved flowers and caring for her family and home. Read More…

Dennis H. Browand, Sr.

Dennis H. Browand, Sr., 58, of Medina, passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014. Calling hours will be 5 until 8 P.M., Wednesday, December 16, at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Rd., Valley City. A complete obituary will be in Thursday’s paper.

Charles R. Thomas


Charles R. Thomas, 56, passed away Friday, December 12, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. He was born May 10, 1958, in Medina, to the late Bernard Thomas and the late Jane Frontz. Chuck was the owner of Cee Jay Concrete, Inc. and was an avid Browns and Cavaliers fan. In his spare time, he Read More…

Raymond J. Flowers III

Raymond J. Flowers III, 80, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 in Medina. Ray was born May 6, 1934 in Elyria, to the late Raymond J. and Pearl (Wilford) Flowers. He was a retired electrical construction superintendent. Ray was a lifetime member of the IBEW and served in the Naval Reserves. He is survived by Read More…

Baker W. Herbert


Baker W. Herbert, 83, passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014. He served honorably in the U.S. Coast Guard for over 20 years, retiring in 1969. He enjoyed a second career with State Farm Insurance Company, retiring in 1989. A dedicated public servant, Baker served as a volunteer fire fighter in Lafayette Township for many years. Read More…

Colton Connor Wise


Colton Connor Wise, 10, was called home to Heaven by God on Thursday, December 11, 2014. Colton was born November 15, 2004. During his short 10 years on Earth he touched many lives and was loved deeply by family and friends. At an early age, Colton revealed an exceptional love for God’s creatures. With a Read More…