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.
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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.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Mar. 14, 2012