News Death Notice
IANNI, Rachel Cecilia Rachel Cecilia Ianni died on January 1, 2013, while living out one of her dreams of visiting Machu Picchu, The Amazon Rainforest, and the Galapagos Islands. Rachel was born on June 23, 1986 to the proud parents, Juliann and Tony Ianni. She graduated from Catholic Central High School and received a B.S. in Biology from Wittenberg University. Rachel volunteered a year with AmeriCorps doing conservation work in Nevada before pursuing her Masters Degree at Nicholls State University in Louisiana. Her Biology and Environmental Science degree led her to working at the Indiana Dunes National Forest, Chicago Public Schools and The Field Museum of Chicago. Missing her greatly is her Sister, Allison, her Brother, James and her Hearts Love Zachary Taylor of Chicago, Ill. Her Loving Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins, Lisa and Brendan Sheehan, Sam, Catherine, Jack, Joseph, Thomas; Edward and Jeanne Sternad, Abigail Moleski, Melanie Kuzmin, Medina, OH; Gary and Joyce Sternad, Stacey Holmes, Jason, Eric, Brecksville, OH; Michelle and Thomas Hartman, Jessica Gdovicak, Sarah, Michael, Brecksville, OH; John and Terri Sternad, Nicholas, Matthew, Samantha, Emily, Brecksville, OH; James and Julie Sternad, Madeline, Edward, Wilson, James, Brecksville, OH; Christopher and Nancy Sternad, Natalie, Hannah, Brecksville, OH. She Loved Them Hard... Mia, Anderson, Braden, Nolan and Annalise. Great Aunts and Uncles Dante and Ann Ianni, Evelyn Amato, Jack Carney and Norbert Ploski. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013 in St. Teresa Catholic Church with Fr. Greg Konerman officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rachel Ianni Memorial for graduate internships in Biology, NSU Foundation, P.O. Box 2074 Thibodaux, LA 70310 or Catholic Central High School, 1200 E. High St., Springfield, Ohio 45505.