(92), who along with the love of his life of 70 years, Betty Claire, created a huge garden of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren who adored and respected him. As little bulbs he held us in his hands and showered us with love to help us grow. He left us knowing that we have deep roots that are all connected. He taught us that family and friendship make life colorful, extraordinary and miraculous, like his garden. Visitation for Family and friends will be at St. John Nepomucene Church, 3785 Independence Rd., Cleveland, OH on Friday, July 3 from 9:30-12:00. Interment Private. For those who wish, family suggests memorial donation to Lucky Paws @ 5060 Shady Ridge Lane, Brooklyn Hts., OH 44131. Fortuna Funeral Home 216-520-7335.
Published in The Plain Dealer from Jun. 30 to Jul. 1, 2020.