Funeral Mass for Charles H. Ware, 73, of Mentor, will be 11 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2014, at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church, 9114 Lake Shore Blvd., Mentor. Fr. Tim Plavac will officiate.
Mr. Ware passed away March 16, 2014, at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Township.
He was born Jan. 3, 1941, in Cleveland.
He loved his family and enjoyed working in the yard, going to fairs and old cars.
Mr. Ware had worked as a security officer.
Survivors are his wife, Denise (nee Rocewicky); children, Christina (John) Barrett, Connie (Tony) Tarach, Cindy (Stacey) Robinson, Charles (Jenny) Ware, Christopher (Melanie) Ware and Deanna (Jeremy) Roy; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and sister, Carole Cwalinski.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Mary (nee Pate) Ware; and brother-in-law, Chess Cwalinski.
Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Route 615, north of Route 2), Mentor. www.MCVfuneralhomes.com