Divine Liturgy services for Donna "Jeanie" (Niznik) Sarli, 71, of Mentor, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew Byzantine Catholic Church, 5768 Andrews Road, Mentor-on-the-Lake. The Rev. Robert Kelly will officiate the service.
Mrs. Sarli passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at her residence in Mentor.
Born March 1, 1941, in Dunlo, Pa., she had been a resident of Lake County for the past 25 years, living in Mentor.
She was the beloved wife of 41 years to Michael J. Sarli; loving mother of Leonard A. Cisternino, Regina A. (Paul) Frustereo and Trina E. Sarli; stepmother of Lee, Michelle, Sandra, Christina, Lori and Annie; cherished grandmother of Leonard, Maddy, Julie and Olivia; great-grandmother of Angelie; grandmother and great-grandmother of many; sister of Carol (Doug) Saturnino and Regina (Chuck) Smith; and sister-in-law of Georgene Niznik, Regina Niznik and George Rubal.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Stephen and Ann (Mushinko) Niznik; and siblings, Elsie Rubal, Mary Stutz, Sam Niznik and Jimmy Niznik.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Route 615, north of Route 2), Mentor, where Parastas services will also be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be private.
The family suggests contributions be made in her name to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119.www.MCVfuneralhomes.com