Lake County Genealogical Society

Mentor Township

Mentor Cemetery  Section 25 Rows 1-3

Proofed 25 Sep 2002

Name

Sec- tion

Row

Stone #

Inscription

Symbols

Comments

 Connor, Mary M.

 Connor, William Henry

25

1

1

Conner/ Mary M./ 1921 - [NE]/ William H./ 1914 - 1991/ [stoneback] Conner/ [& govt bronze] William Henry Conner/ US Navy/ World War II/ Aug 11 1914 + Jul 4 1991

grapes on cross; praying hands, names on open books; WW II flagholder

 

 Quick, Doris R.

 Quick, Ralph V.

25

1

2

Quick/ Doris R./ March 4, 1919/ [NE]/ Ralph V./ Jan. 24, 1913/ June 10, 1988/ Rest In God's Loving Care

flowers; book border

 

 Jablonski, Earl

 Jablonski, Vivian

25

1

3

Jablonski/ Son/ Earl/ 1954 - 1989/ Mother/ Vivian/ 1929 [NE]/ Rest In Peace

roses

 

 Soeder, Frank C.

 Soeder, Mary B.

25

1

4

Soeder/ Frank C./ 1914 - 1998/ Mary B./ 1928 - [NE]

cross & prying hands

 

 Clish, Elizabeth A.

25

1

5

Elizabeth A./ Clish/ Oct. 26/ 1910/ Oct. 16/ 1999/ 15/ [behind head stone] Funeral Home Marker/ Elizabeth A. Clish/ October 26, 1910 October 16, 1999/ Davis Funeral Home/ Willoughby, Ohio/ Section 25 Lot #15, Grave 1

crosses with roses; praying hands

Funeral home marker missing in 2002

 Clish, Evelyn Violet

25

1

6

Clish, Evelyn Violet/ August 24, 1925 - July 10, 2002/ Davis Funeral Home/ Willoughby, Ohio/ Sec. 25 Lot 15 Grave 3

 

Funeral home marker

 Kramer, Laura M.

25

1

7

Laura M./ Kramer/ 1905 [NE]/ 15

flowers

 

 Burkhardt, Peggy Anne

25

1

8

Peggy Anne/ Burkhardt/ 1957 - 1989/ Beloved Daughter,/ Sister And Aunt

 

 

 Motz, David

25

1

9

In Loving Memory Of/ David Motz/ May/ 1940/ March/ 1990/ We Had It All

rose

flush

 Gianfagna, Teresa M.

25

1

10

Mother/ Teresa M./ Gianfagna/ April 28, 1919/ [NE]/ Love-Joy-Peace

cross with rays & lilies

on base with 25-1-12

 Gianfagna, Thomas A. David

25

1

11

Beloved Son/ Thomas A. David/ Gioanfagna/ February 17, 1941/ January 19, 1990/ His Light Shines On In The Lives He's Touched/ [stoneback govt.bronze] Thomas A Gianfagna/ PFC US Army/ Vietnam/ 1941 + 1990

Vietnam flagholder

stones 10 & 11 joined at base

 Robertson, Dorothy

 Robertson, Eric A.

25

1

12

Robertson/ Wife/ Dorothy/ 1923 1989/ Husband/ Eric A./ 1921 [NE]/ [stoneback] Robertson

roses

 

 Kusmierek, Mildred

 Kusmierek, Stanley

25

1

13

Kusmierek/ /Wife/ Mildred/ 1923 [NE]/ Husband/ Stanley/ 1919 [NE]/ [in ring] Married/ May 1, 1943/ Together Forever In God's Loving Care/[stoneback] Kusmierek

ring with flowers & cross & flowers

 

 Summerville, E. Jane

 Summerville, Max E.

25

1

14

Summerville/ E. Jane/ 1919 - 1994/ Max E./ 1916 - 1989/ U.S. Army W.W.II/ [double rings & ribbon] Apr. 2, 1938/ Parents of David, James and Jonathan

WW II flagholder

 

 Meehan, Jane P.

25

1

15

In Memory Of/ Jane P. Meehan/ Feb. 23, 1928/ Jan. 11, 1990

rose stem

 

 Meehan, Thomas D.

25

1

16

Thomas D. Meehan/ 1926 - 2002/ Brunner Memorials/ Mentor - Painesville

 

Funeral home marker

 Rieker, Gertrude

 Rieker, Paul

25

1

17

Rieker/ Gertrude/ 1920 - 1991/ Paul/ 1921 [NE]/ The Lord Is My Shepherd I Shall Not Want/ [backside] Rieker

birds; praying hands; golf club, ball on tee, flag & water trap in circle

 

 Karner, Mike

25

1

18

Beloved Father/ Mike Karner/ Oct. 10/ 1909/ Oct. 3/ 1989/ Your Charm And Humor Touched Us All

man's photo in oval

 

 Conomy, Gerald M.

25

1

19

Our Beloved Son/ Gerald M. Conomy/ January 20, 1979/ August 1, 1990/ Always in our hearts [on vase] What if?

basketball, football & baseball

granite vase on south side

 Hodges, Louis L.

25

1

20

Louis L. Hodges/ 1926 - 1990/ Ever In Our Hearts

flowers & WW II flagholder

 

 Patterson, Grace L.

25

1

21

With Love To Our Mom/ Grace L. Patterson/ Nov. 22, 1917/ Sept. 29, 1990

rose

 

 Naumann, Edna R.

 Naumann, Leslie A.

25

1

22

Naumann/ Edna R./ 1924 - [NE]/ + Leslie A./ 1918 - 1996/ 57/ [backside - govt bronze] Leslie A Naumann/ PVT US Army/ World War II/ Jun 15 1918 Apr 13 1996/ Purple Heart

cross & flowers; WW II flagholder

 

 Drake, Robert E.

25

1

23

Drake/ [NE]/ Robert E./ Dec. 9, 1937/ Feb. 21, 1991/ [in heart] married/4-20-57

cross & masonic emblem

space for another name

 Kasminsky, Kaye D.

25

1

24

Kaye D. Kasminsky/ Feb. 11/ 1934/ +/ Aug. 6/ 2001

birdon dogwood branch

 

 Kasminsky, Stanley G.

25

1

25

Stanley G. Kasminsky/ April 25/ 1933/ + June 14/ 1996/ 64

evergreen branch with cones

 

 Abrahamsen, Doris

 Abrahamsen, Wallace

25

1

26

Abrahamsen/ Doris/ 1926 [NE]/ Wallace/ 1922 - 1989/ [on 2 rings] Oct. 25,1947/ stoneback Abrahamsen

on open book, rose & praying hands

 

 Kern, Leni Jean Fracci

 Kern, Douglas W. Sr.

 Kern, Margaret S. Tellman

 Kern, Karle O. Sr.

25

1

27

 [W face] Kern/ "Corky"/ Leni Jean/ Jan. 2, 1946/ May 9, 1994/ Nee Fracci/ Douglas W. Sr./ Sept. 16, 1943/ [NE]/ [in heart] Married/ Jan. 25,/ 1973/ Just As You Were, You Will Always Stay/ Loved and Remembered Every Day./ 71/ [E face] KERN/ Margaret S./ Aug. 22, 1911/ Sept. 5, 1998/ nee Tellman/ [in double rings & ribbon] June 4, 1932/ Karle O. Sr./ Oct. 29, 1908/ Apr. 21, 1993/ [flush granite footstone] Here I Am Starting Into Fall,/ Praying To God I Don't get His Call./When Told I Had Cancer I Said No Not Me,/ This Can Not Be Happening, It Just Can't Be./ Please Promise You Won't Be Blue,/ And Remember I will Always Love You./ This Is Not The End But The Beginning For Me,/ Because I Was Trapped And Now I'm Free./ The Many years We Shared together, Will live inmy heart forever./ Don't Forget Me Or My Ways, And Smile/ When You Think Of Me In The Coming Days./ I Love You all/ Mom, Corky, Granny, Leni, Me/

roses; masonic emblem for Karle; Masonic flagholder

large flush midgrave; see mon. 25-1-28

 Kern, Margaret S. Tellman

 Kern, Karle O. Sr.

25

1

28

[footstone area] Kern/ Margaret S./ Aug. 22, 1911/ Sept. 5, 1998/ Nee Tellman/ Karle O. Sr./ Oct. 29, 1908/ Apr. 21, 1993/[backside] Kern/ "Corky"/ Leni Jean/ Jan. 2, 1946/ May 9, 1994/ Nee Fracci/ Douglas W. Sr./ Sept. 16, 1943/ [NE]/ Married/ Jan. 25,/ 1975/ Just As You Were, You Will Always Stay/ Loved And Remembered Every Day/ 71

rose stems

mid-lot mon. also see 25-1-27

 Kully, Ruth E.

 Kully, Walter

25

2

1

Kully/ Ruth E./ 1932 [NE]/ Walter/ 1923 - 1989/

sail boat on water & Korea & WW II flagholder

 

 Yeary, Nola

25

2

2

Nola Yeary/ 1904 1990

roses with cross

 

 Gaines, Ethel M. Deming

 Gaines, Frederick William

25

2

3

"Maizie"/ Ethel M. Deming/ 1928 - [NE]/ "Bill"/ Frederick/ William/ 1932 - [NE]/ Gaines/ [backside] Gaines

cross & rose

large double heart stone

 Nesaw, Betty

 Nesaw, Russell

25

2

4

Nesaw/ Betty/ 1926 - 1993/ Russell/ 1922 - 1989/ [backside] Nesaw

flowers; WW II flagholder

 

 Pruzinsky, Janet E.

 Pruzinsky, John E.

25

2

5

Pruzinsky/ Janet E./ 1937 - [NE]/ John E./ 1928 - 1989/ [stoneback] Pruzinsky/ Rest In Peace/ God's Healing Is Now Complete

roses; cross & paying hands with rosary

 

 Spiker, Frances C.

 Spiker, Eugene J.

25

2

6

Spiker/ Frances C./ Feb. 7, 1930/ [NE]/ + Eugene J./ Oct. 10, 1927/ May 2, 1990/ Married June 10, 1948/ [stoneback govt bronze] Eugene J Spiker/ PFC US Army/ World War II/ Oct 10 1927 May 2 1990

WW II Flagholder

 

 Gale, Jesse V.

25

2

7

[flush govt bronze] Jesse V Gale/ US Army/ World War II/ 1916 + 1991

WW II flagholder

 

 Harris, Scott A.

25

2

8

Beloved Son/ Scott A. Harris/ 1963 - 1990/ [stoneback] Scott A. Harris

 

 

 Kormanyos, Blanche E.

 Kormanyos, Michael

25

2

9

Kormanyos/ Blanche E./ June 3, 1927/ [NE]/ Michael/ Nov. 25, 1924/ [NE]/ [stoneback] Kormanyos

rose & praying hands

 

 Wakeley, Jeannette

 Wakeley, John

25

2

10

/Shari/ Wakeley/ Cindy/ Jeannette/ 1937 - [NE]/ Kathy/ John "Jack"/ 1933 - 1988/ [backside] Wakeley

Korean flagholder

girls names in hearts on stone

 Ritchey, John T. Jr.

 Ritchey, Lavonne D.

 Ritchey, John T. Sr.

25

2

11

Ritchey/ John T. Jr./ 1947 [NE]/ Lavonne D./ 1917 [NE]/ John T. Sr./ 1914 "Jay" 1989/ A Love Until The End Of Time/ [backside] Ritchey

[back] cross, roses; rosary

 

 Weissfuss, Anni E.

25

2

12

Beloved Mother/ Anni E. Weissfuss/ 1935 - 1990/ [backside] Beloved Father/ &/ Dear Friend/ Joachim D. Weissfuss/ 1934 - 1994/ 43

roses & buds

 

 Landen, Jeanne E.

 Landen, Thomas R.

25

2

13

Landen/ Jeanne E./ 1950 - 1990/ Thomas R./ 1945 [NE] [in cross logo] Registered Nurse/ Shes My Mother/ Shes My Wife/ Shes My Sister/ Shes Our Life/ [west face] Landen/ Thomas R./ 1945/ [NE] Jeanne E./ 1950 - 1990

Registered Nurse emblem

large grey monument

 Reed, Catherine M.

 Reed, Wm. Douglas

 Reed, J. Richard

25

2

14

Reed/ Catherine M./ 1914 [NE]/ Wm. Douglas/ (Doug)/ 1946 [NE]/ J. Richard/ (Dick)/ 1900 - 1994/ 57/ [stoneback]Reed

dogwood flowers; WW I flagholder

 

 Bena, Jane M.

25

2

15

Jane M. Bena/ Nov. 4, 1954 - Nov. 11, 1989/ She Is Not Dead . But Asleep/ Daughter-Mother- Sister/ [stoneback] BENA

hot air balloon

 

 Jones, Ruth E.

25

2

16

In Loving Memory/ Ruth E. Jones/ Dec. 10,/ 1911/ May 4,/ 1996/ [stoneback] Jones

flowers; book border

 

 Hooper, Betty E.

 Hooper, Warren W.

25

2

17

Hooper/ Wife/ Betty E./ 1921 - 1996/ Nanny/ Husband/ Warren W./ 1908 - 1989/ Papa/ [backside] Hooper

 

 

 Snyder, Berdelle J.

 Snyder, Robert E.

25

3

1

Snyder/ Berdelle J./ 1913 - 2002/ Robert E./ 1913 - 1990/ In Loving Memory/ [backside] Snyder

rose stems

 

 Bokovitz, Ida Mae

 Bokovitz, John A.

25

3

2

Bokovitz/ Ida Mae/ 1916 [NE]/ John A./ 1919 - 1989/ In God's Loving Care/ [govt bronze backside] John A Bokovitz/ PFC US Army/ World War II/ Aug 31 1919 + May 9 1989/ Purple Heart

rose stems,praying hands WW II flagholder

 

 Resko, Eleanor L.

 Resko, Nicholas J.

25

3

3

Resko/ + Eleanor L./ 1917 [NE]/ Nicholas J. / 1911 - 1989/ [in book border] Our Father/ Who Art In/ + Heaven+

flowers; cross

 

 Keller, Frances E.

25

3

4

Beloved Mother/ Frances E. Keller/ 1909 1997/ Is Anyone Of You Sad Let Him Pray/

praying hands with rosary; cross

flush granite stone

 Coates, Helen S.

 Coates, Gilbert W.

25

3

5

Coates/ Helen S./ 1916 - 1994/ Gilbert W./ 1911 - 1990

roses

 

 Atkinson, Erla V.

 Atkinson, Harmon F.

25

3

6

Atkinson/ Erla V./ May 25, 1912/ July 11, 1990/ Harmon F./ Mar. 18, 1912/ Nov. 13, 1990

veteran flagholder

flush granite stone

 Riddle, Dorothy

 Riddle, Roscoe R.

25

3

7

Riddle/ Dorothy L./ 1917 - 1990/ Roscoe R./ 1915 - [NE]/ [2 rings] May 14, 1934/ [backside] Riddle

engraved roses

 

 Foreman, Scott James

25

3

8

Beloved Son, Brother & Grandson/ Sept. 3,/ 1975/ June 13,/ 1992/ Scott James/ Foreman/ 7/[backside] Foreman/ The Lord Is My Shepherd

boy's photo, raccoon & helmet & football etched; [backside] 2 tigers in circle

Heart shaped stone

 Davis, Rosemary L.

 Davis, Billy E.

25

3

9

Davis/ Rosemary L./ Aug. 28, 1927/ Jan. 20, 2000/ Billy E./ Oct. 25, 1928/ [NE]/ I Will Love You Forever/ 37

etched roses

 

 Short, R. Jewell

 Short, Roberta June

 Short, Clarence B.

25

3

10

Short/ R. Jewell/ 1938 - [NE]/ Roberta/ June/ August 5,/ 1964/ Clarence B./ 1933 - 1990/ Married 35 Years/ [backside] Short/ The Lord Is My Shepherd

praying hands, rose with cross, roses around hearts

given names are engraved in hearts

 Reid, Lester W.

25

3

11

Reid/ [NE]/ Lester W./ April 17, 1932/ March 8, 1990/ Love is Love Forevermore

open book with roses

 

 Miller, Rose E.

 Miller, Clifford E.

25

3

12

Miller/ Rose E./ 1917 2000/ Married/ Feb. 27,/1937/ Clifford E./ 1915 1990/ To Live In Hearts We Leave Behind, Is Not To Die

flowers-wedding date in heart

flush granite

 Talani, Ruth M.

 Talani, Henry E.

25

3

13

Talani/ Loving with & mother/ Ruth M./ Sept. 23, 1923/ [NE]/ Loving husband & father/ Henry E./ Dec. 27, 1919/ Nov. 3, 2001/ 58

tree in center; leaves on bottom

 

 Gulliford, David W.

25

3

14

David W. Gulliford/ Born Mar. 27, 1954/ Died Aug. 26, 1989/ Rest In Peace

2 crosses

flush granite stone

 Neige, Bernice P.

25

3

15

Bernice P. Neige/ 1944 1990/

 

flush granite stone

 Bondra, Virginia J.

 Bondra, Clifford M.

25

3

16

Bondra/ Virginia J./ Jan. 8, 1928/ [NE]/ Clifford M./ July 17, 1928/ Sept. 29, 1988/ Into Thy Hands I Commend My Spirit/ [govt bronze on back] Clifford M Bondra/ SGT US Army/ World War II/ Jul 27 1928 + Sep 29 1988

cross with drape & WW II flagholder

 

 Jackson, Mary M.

 Jackson, William G. Sr.

25

3

17

Jackson/ Mother/ Mary M./ 1919 - 1998/ Married July 10, 1946/ Father/ William G. Sr./ 1917 - 1990/ At Peace In God's Love

cross with leaves, flowers & 2 rings; rose for Mary, bronze emblem with horse for William & WW II flagholder

 

 Pittsenbarger, Elinore L.

 Pittsenbarger, Pascal S. Jr.

25

3

18

Pittsenbarger/ Elinore L./ 1934 [NE]/ Pascal S. Jr./ 1926 - 1989

wild roses & WW II flagholder

 

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