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Perry Center Cemetery  Sections 19-21

Proofed 25 May 2003

Name

Sec- tion

Row

Stone #

Inscription

Symbols

Comments

 Ashburn, Clarence E.

 Ashburn, Dorethea Lawrence

19

1

1

Ashburn/ "Ashes"/ Clarence E./ Oct. 7, 1929/ [NE]/ "Deets"/ Dorethea Lawrence/ Sept. 29, 1927/ Jan. 19, 2002/ [on back] Ashburn

spear held by bent over man on horse heading down steep hill; eagle soaring

freeform shape

 Priebe, Richard L.

19

1

2

Richard L Priebe/ TEC 5 US Army/ World War II/ Sep 20 1921 Nov 27 2001

cross; WW II flagholder

gov't granite

 Phelps, Lisa A.

19

1

3

Lisa A./ Phelps/ July 20, 1964/ April 7, 1997

clasped hands laid on open book; leaf dec; US Vet flag holder

 

 Stonka, Derna

19

1

4

Derna/ Stonka/ Jan. 25/ 1912/ Jan. 26,/ 2000

cross

 

 Isabel, Ann M. Coyer

 Isabel, Thomas S. Sr.

19

1

5

Isabel/ Ann M./ 1932-[NE]/ nee Coyer/ [double rings & ribbon] Nov. 10, 1951/ Thomas S. Sr./ 1933-1997/ [back face] Isabel/ "He's singing with the angels"

treble clef, 2/4 time, bflat marked, notes written on staff

 

 Dudich, Melissa A.

19

1

6

Melissa A. Dudich/ May 6,/ 1980 - Sept. 24,/ 1997/ "Missy"/ [back face] A single rose in the garden,/ the sun begins to slowly rise./ The rays beam down on it./ The rose slowly dies./ The petals begin to wilt,/ they fall one by one./ Down, down, down the

y go,/ the flowers life is done./ I realize the rose is like me,/ I thought as time passed by./ Like the rose I must go,/ I must also die./ I pondered a thought as I walked on./ I would anticipate that day,/ Then, just as the rose, I thought,/ I'll slowly fade away./ Melissa A. Dudich

deep carved rose, etched portrait

 

 Hurtt, Linda L.

 Hurtt, Robert L. Sr.

19

1

7

[front face] Hurtt/ July 15, 1975/ Hurtt/ Linda L./ Mar. 23/ 1946 "Lynn" [NE]/ Robert L. Sr./ April 21/ 1944 "Bob" Dec. 18/ 1997/ Two hearts as one forever/ Everyone's friend/ [back face] Hurtt/ Beloved parents of Bob, Angie and Rick/ [gov't bronze on back] Robert L Hurtt/ US Army/ Vietnam/ Apr 21 1944 + Dec 18 1997/ [below bronze] Grandma & Grandpa to Jessica, Sarah, Katlyn & Amanda

etched likeness of couple; etched 4-wheel ATV, head of 8 pt. buck, Vietnam War flag holder

 

 Gamber, Ralph

 Gamber, Joan E.

19

1

8

Gamber/ Ralph/ 1926 [NE]/ Joan E./ 1932 1997

deep carved roses, kneeling angel etched in gold

 

 Lazarchic, Barbara J.

 Lazarchic, Robert K.

19

1

9

Lazarchic/ Barbara J./ 1940-1998/ Robert K./ 1939-1997/ [back face] Lazarchic

crosses with flowers

 

 Pannell, Franklin D.

19

2

1

Beloved/ Husband & father/ Franklin D. Pannell/ Nov. 24,/ 1936/ Jan. 24,/ 1999/ In my father's house are many mansions/ [gov't bronze on back] Franklin D Pannell/ Cpl US Marine Corps/ Korea/ Nov 24 1936 Jan 24 1999

Retired Lake Co. Deputy Sheriff badge, Marine emblem, angel Moroni; [LDS emblem on gov't plaque]; Korea flagholder

 

 Garry, Jennifer R.

19

2

2

[E face] [on megaphone] Perry Cheerleader/ "Jen"/ Jennifer R. Garry/ Apr. 14,/ 1981/ June 2,/ 1998/ You are in our hearts forever/ [W face] And if I go,/ While you're still here.../ Know that I live on,/ Vibrating to a different measure/ - behind a thin veil you cannot see through./ You will not see me,/ so you must have faith./ I wait for a time when we can soar together again/ - both aware of each other./ Until then, live your life to the fullest./ And when you need me, just whisper my name in your heart,/ - - I will be there.

deep carved rose; crosses, cheer leader with pompoms, etched portrait

 

 Roberts, Julia A.

19

2

3

Daughter of Roy and Cege/ Julia A. Roberts/ Sept. 26,/ 1971/ June 15, /1995/ Nathan's mother

roses, praying hands

 

 Lloy, Sarah Meghan

19

2

4

Loving daughter, sister/ and granddaughter/ Sarah Meghan Lloy/ Oct. 19,/ 1980/ June 22,/ 1995

cross with rose

 

 Fattorti, Anthony M. T.

 Fattorti, Kyra R. A.

19

2

5

[E face] Fattorti/ Anthony M. T./ Dec. 14, 1992/ Oct. 7, 1996/ Kyra R. A./ Aug. 20, 1997/ Apr. 22, 1999/ No tears past the gate/ [W face] LDS/ Brother and sister forever

oval shaped infant photo insets, 2 child figures on each side of a gate, resting on a cloud ["Heaven" inscribed on the gate]/ [W face] joyful Tigger character

 

 O'Brien, John J.

 O'Brien, Evelyn C.

19

2

6

O'Brien/ Father/ John J./ Nov. 18, 1922/ Nov. 20, 1999/ married/ Feb. 7, 1951/ Mother/ Evelyn C./ Jan. 18, 1928/ [NE]/ [on back] O'Brien

deep carved roses & shamrocks, gold double rings

 

 O'Brien, Valerie J.

 O'Brien, John J. Jr.

19

2

7

[E face] O'Brien/ Mother/ Valerie J./ Sept. 25, 1949/ [NE]/ [within heart border] married/ Nov. 20/ 1971/ Father/ John J. Jr./ Feb. 6, 1953/ Sept. 11, 1994/ [W face] O'Brien

rose on each face

 

 Williams, Jacqueline M.

20

1

1

Jacqueline M. Williams/ "Jackie"/ Jan. 26, 1929 [NE]

rose

 

 Phillips, Ione M.

 Phillips, Robert F.

20

1

2

Phillips/ Iona M./ 1913-1998/ [double rings] Dec. 1, 1934/ Robert F./ 1911-1997

flowers

 

 Wilkerson-Chervenak, Rabecca Ann

20

1

3

Rabecca Ann/ Wilkerson-Chervenak/ 1964 1994/ Remembered Always

rolling hills, lilies of the valley

 

 Wilkerson, Deborah Moyer

20

1

4

Deborah Moyer/ Wilkerson/ May 24/ 1947 + May 5/ 1994

 

 

 Eckenrode, Walter J.

 Eckenrode, Mildred R.

20

1

5

Eckenrode/ Walter J./ 1921 2001/ Mildred R./ 1937 2002/ [gov't bronze footstone] Walter J Eckenrode/ US Army Air Forces/ World War II/ 1921 + 2001/ [funeral home marker] Walter J. Eckenrode/ 1921 + 2001/ Behm Funeral Home

flying birds; praying winged woman with roses under her; WW II flagholder

Metal funeral home marker ogne in 2003

 Zamora, Alfredo

 Zamora, Linda

20

1

6

Zamora/ Alfredo/ April 30, 1937/ [NE]/ Linda/ Jan. 22, 1943/ Sept. 8, 1994/ Woman, I will see you in heaven

ducks with bows around neck, etching of man & woman

Gold-colored letters engraved on black stone

 Harris, Helen M.

 Harris, Arthur H.

20

1

7

[W face] Beloved Mother and Nana/ Helen M. Harris/ Oct. 22/ 1907 - Mar. 19/ 1995/ Go with God/ [E face - small bronze gov't plaque] Arthur H Harris/ US Army/ May 10 1939 + Oct 29 1996/ [on top face of base] Beloved Mother and Nana/ Helen M. Harris/ Oct. 22, 1907 - Mar. 19, 1995/ Go with God/

praying hands & rosary, US veteran flagholder

Red granite slanted marker resting on a flush gray marker which appears to hold same engraved information.

 Wolf, Alverda A.

 Wolf, Robert C.

20

1

8

Wolf/ Alverda A./ 1930-[NE]/ Robert C./ 1930-1993

cross & praying hands

 

 Hazel, Ethel M.

 Hazel, Robert Carl

20

1

9

[W face] Hazel/ mother/ Ethel M./ Mar. 4, 1921/ Oct. 29, 1993/ [double rings] Aug. 9, 1941/ father/ Robert C./ June 12, 1920/ [NE]/ May perpetual light shine upon them./ [E face] Hazel/ Robert Carl Hazel/ Sgt US Army Air Corps/ World War II/ 1920 + [NE]

[W face] chain crosses with "IHS", [E face] American Legion & American Legion Auxiliary emblems

 

 Cooper, Thomas C. Jr.

20

1

10

Thomas C Cooper Jr/ US Army Air Corps/ World War II/ May 28 1923 + May 15 1996

WW II flagholder

gov't bronze marker on raised slant stone

 Fiske, Ann M.

 Fiske, Donald H.

20

1

11

Fiske/ Ann M./ Nov. 27, 1949/ Mar. 27, 2001/ June 16, 1967/ Donald H./ Mar. 30, 1947/ [NE]

2 heart borders with double rings connecting them; flowers

 

 Bartlett, Virginia R.

 Bartlett, Thurl R.

20

1

12

[W face] Bartlett/ Virginia R./ 1923-[NE]/ Thurl R./ 1923-1999/ [under double rings & roses] Jan. 19, 1944/ In God's will is our peace/ [E face] Bartlett/ [bronze gov't footstone] Thurl R Bartlett/ Cox US Navy/ World War II/ Oct 27 1923 + Jan 21 1999

rose & cross, golfer, WW II flagholder

 

 Fiske, John M.

20

1

13

John M Fiske/ F2 US Navy/ World War II/ May 29 1919 + Oct 4 1995

WW II flagholder

Large bronze flush gov't marker

 Lyons, Carolyn J.

 Lyons, Earl F.

20

1

14

In loving memory/ Lyons/ Mother/ Carolyn J./ 1951-[NE]/ [in doble rings & ribbon] May 24, 1980/ Father/ Earl F./ 1954-1993

deep carved roses

 

 Collins, Clifford J.

20

1

15

[W face] Beloved son and father/ In loving memory of/ Clifford J. Collins/ Feb. 6, 1938/ Dec. 26, 1991/ May he rest in peace/ [E face] Collins/ Sacred heart of Jesus,/ I place my trust in Thee.

cross, praying hands

 

 Wadsworth, Dorothy J.

 Wadsworth, Clarence R.

20

2

1

[E face] Together forever/ Wadsworth/ Dorothy J./ July 19, 1932/ Apr. 13, 1999/ [double rings] married Aug. 14, 1950/ Clarence R./ Sept. 12, 1928/ [NE]/ Beyond the sunset is eternal joy/ [on back] Wadsworth

[E face] flowers; heart borders connected by double rings, [W face] ceramic photo of young couple, he in military uniform

granite flower urns beside stone on base

 Camm, John A.

 Camm, Helen B.

20

2

2

Camm/ John A./ 1918 1996/ Helen B./ 1914 [NE]/ 31 years - together again

rose

 

 Clark, Sharon S.

 Clark, Dennis J.

20

2

3

[E face] Clark/ Beloved/ mother/ Sharon S./ 1944-1995/ married June 23, 1962/ Beloved/ father/ Dennis J./ 1942-[NE]/ A part of you lives on in all of us/ We love you Mom/ [W face] Clark/ Beloved father/ Dennis J./ 1942-[NE]/ married June 23, 1962/ Beloved mother/ Sharon S./ 1944-1995

deep carved roses; book borders

 

 Freed, Penny C.

20

2

4

Penny C. Freed/ 1944 - 2002/ Perry Cemetery

 

like funeral home marker in concrete, not set yet

 Sailors, Traci O.

20

2

5

[W face] Beloved mother, wife,/ daughter and sister/ Traci O. Sailors/ Aug. 29/ 1957 - May 8/ 1999/ [E face] Do not stand at my grave and/ weep,/ I am not here, I do not sleep/ I am a thousand winds that/ blow/ I am the diamond glints on/ snow./ I am the sunlight on ripened/ grain,/ I am the gentle autumn's rain/ When you awaken in the/ morning's hush,/ I am the swift uplifting rush/ of quiet birds in circled flight/ I am the soft star that shines/ at night/ Do not stand at my grave and/ cry./ I am not here, I did not die.

 

 

 McCauley, Willis Weldon

 McCauley, Thelma J.

20

2

6

[E face] McCauley/ Willis Weldon/ Dec. 14, 1930/ [NE]/ [2 hearts] Nov/ 10/ 1951/ Thelma J. "Sis"/ June 14, 1931/ June 4, 1995/ You will live in our hearts forever/ [W face] McCawley

[W face] kneeling angels at prayer; rose

All text is in script

 Wilfong, Donald W.

 Wilfong, Mary Jane

20

2

7

[E face] Wilfong/ Donald W./ 1936-[NE]/ Mary Jane/ 1937 1999/ married April 7, 1956/ [W face] Wilfong

flowers

 

 McPeek, Robert

 McPeek, Margaret E.

20

2

8

McPeek/ Margaret/ 1932 - 2001/ Robert/ 1927 [NE][funeral home marker] Margaret E. McPeek/ "Peggy"/ 1932-2001/ Brunner Memorials/ Mentor Painesville

crosses & flowers; praying hands

funeral home marker gone in 2003

 Hutchins, Clarence

 Hutchins, Helen F.

20

2

9

[E face] Hutchins/ Clarence/ Sept. 15, 1916/ May 16, 1999/ Helen F./ July 27, 1918/ [NE]/ [W face - gov't bronze attached] Clarence Hutchins/ Tec 5 US Army/ World War II/ Sep 15 1916 + May 16 1999

branch with flowers, cross; resting cat, cross, Vol. fire dept. & WWII flag holders

 

 Heavner, Lillian M.

20

2

10

Lillian M./ Heavner/ 1930 2000/ Forever in our hearts

heart with cross and flowers

flush

 Gustafson, Walter H.

20

2

11

[E face] Son and brother/ Walter H./ Gustafson/ June 8,/ 1963/ Oct. 3,/ 1992/ See!/ I will not forget you.../ I have carved you on the/ palm of my hand. IS.49:15/ [W face] Gustafson

[E face] open hand, [W face] cloud, evergreens, 8 pt. buck, rolling hills

 

 Platt, George II

20

2

12

George Platt II/ 8/23/51 - 2/28/92

 

Unusual design. Large heart on metal cross mounted in cement, tan in color.

 Bentley, Judith

21

1

1

Judith Bentley/ 1948 2001/ Behm Funeral Home/ [wooden cross] Judith Bentley/ Loving wife

 

funeral home marker

 Smith, Arthur

21

1

2

Smith/ In my Father's house are many mansions/ Doloris R./ May 5, 1923/ Feb. 14, 1974/ Rev. Arthur/ Jan. 12, 1922/ Sept. 6, 1994/ United in Holy Matrimony Sept. 5, 1945/ [sm. granite behind] Mom/ [sm. granite behind] Dad/ [gov't gronze footstone] Arthur Smith/ PFC US Army/ World War II/ Jan 12 1922 + Sep 6 1994/ Purple Heart & OLC

Book borders, deep carved roses; curch with steeple & cross; church windows; WW II flag holder

 

 Laux, Rosemary

 Laux, August

21

1

3

Laux/ Rosemary/ June 8, 1920/ August/ Oct. 2, 1920/ Oct. 22, 1997/ [gov't bronze on back face] August L Laux/ Pfc US Army/ World War II/ Oct 2 1920 + Oct 22 1997

deep carved roses, cat, tree, tractor, WWII flag holder

 

 Ames, Donald L.

21

1

4

In the arms of Jesus/ Donald L. Ames/ Mar. 5, 1934/ Apr. 25, 2000/ Love you forever/ [funeral home marker] Donald L. Ames/ 1934-2000/ Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Homes

 

Funeral home marker gone 2003

 Sapatka, Susan L. Crouse

 Sapatka, George K.

 Sapatka, Beverly J.

21

1

5

Sapatka/ Susan/ L./ Crouse/ 1959-1998/ "Daddy"/ George K./ 1931-1997/ "Mama"/ Beverly J./ 1934-[NE]/ Resting in the arms of Jesus/ [back face] Sapatka/ [Gov't bronze footstone] George K. Sapatka/ BT3 US Navy/ July 29 1931 + June 25 1997

humming birds & trumpet vines, moon, sun; Korea flagholder

 

 

 

 

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empty foundation

 Zelenak, Louise M.

21

1

7

Beloved mother/ Louise M./ Zelenak/ 1925-1997

flowers

 

 Stumpf, Joseph H.

21

1

8

Joseph H. Stumpf/ US Army/ World War II/ Jun 25 1923 - Jun 29 1995

Orthodox cross, WWII flag holder

 

 Stumpf, Helen

21

1

9

Helen Stumpf/ 1924 - 2003/ Brunner Memorials/ Mentor-Painesville

 

funeral home marker

 Spaller, Kenneth L.

 Spaller, Ruth E.

21

1

10

Spaller/ Husband/ Kenneth L./ 1919 2000/ Wife/ Ruth E./ 1928 1998/ Married Nov. 30, 1946/ Memories together forever

flowers, double rings on a cross; Vet star flagholder

 

 Lynch, Georgia Ione Perkins

 Lynch, Thomas H.

21

1

11

Lynch/ Georgia Ione/ nee Perkins/ Sept. 2, 1924/ Nov. 23, 1998/ [double rings] married/ Nov. 22, 1966/ Thomas H./ March 26, 1930/ [NE]/ Always in our hearts

lilies

 

 Burr, Ella B.

21

1

12

Mother/ Ella B./ Burr/ June 1, 1922/ June 5, 1998

deep carved rose, praying hands

heart shape with urn on right

 Lakes, Millicent

21

1

13

Millicent Lakes/ Nov. 30/ 1927/ May 6/ 1996/ Love always - Kevin & Ken

cardinal on branch

 

 Venditti, Michael

21

1

14

Husband and father/ Riposa in Pace/ Michael Venditti/ Jan. 24/ 1899/ Feb. 23/ 1998/ Born in Santa Maria Del Molisa Italy/ Rock/ of/ Ages/ [on back] Nick, Emily and Family

etched picture

 

 Biddle, Martha M.

21

1

15

Martha M. Biddle/ 1921-1998/ Behm Funeral Home

 

Funeral Home marker

 Burk, James R.

21

1

16

Loving son, grandson/ husband and father/ James R. Burk/ Dec. 10, 1964 - July 20, 1997/ We love and miss you Daddy

plastic photo inset

 

 Spiesman, Ruth Ann

 Spiesman, Marjorie Rose

 Spiesman, Emma Lou

21

2

1

Spiesman/ Ruth Ann/ [NE]/ Marjorie Rose/ [NE]/ Emma Lou/ 1992/ [back face] Spiesman

2 doves, cross

3 part red stone

 Spiesman, David L.

21

2

2

David Spiesman/ 1931 + 1999/ Behm Funeral Home/ [Gov't bronze footstone] David L Spiesman/ PFC US Army/ Korea/ May 21 1931 + Dec 3 1999

US star flag holder

Funeral home marker. New footer poured.

 Sedgwick, Thomas L.

21

2

3

Thomas L Sedgwick/ US Army/ World War II/ Jun 5 1923 + Nov 30 1992

WWII flag holder

Gov't bronze in concrete

 Anderson, Carolyn S.

 Anderson, Charlie B.

21

2

4

Anderson/ Carolyn S./ Feb. 2, 1932/ [NE]/ Charlie B./ Aug. 2, 1925/ July 22, 1993/ Blessed assurance Jesus is mine/ Born of his spirit was shed in his blood/ [gov't bronze on back] Charlie B Anderson/ S1 US Navy/ World War II/ Aug 2 1925 + Jul 22 1993

roses; praying hands, book border, G clef, WWII flag holder

Vases on sides

 Hayden, Elizabeth

 Hayden, Gary

21

2

5

Hayden/ Beloved wife/ and mother/ Elizabeth/ Jan. 4, 1959/ [NE]/ married/ July 1, 1978/ Beloved husband/ and father/ Gary/ Dec. 20, 1956/ Dec. 22, 1993

roses

Double heart-shaped

 Bell, Howard E.

21

2

6

Bell/ Howard E./ Aug. 8, 1925/ May 16, 1994/ Till we shall meet and never part

roses

space on left for another name

 Riel, Jimmie Sheridan

21

2

7

Jimmie/ Sheridan/ Riel/ Jan. 1,/ 1933/ Special/ Love/ May 6,/ 1994/ [back face] Riel

pickup truck with cap in mountain scene

Black diamond shape

 Ratchko, David A.

21

2

8

David A Ratchko/ US Navy/ Dec 3 1959 + May 5 1995

US Star flag holder

Gov't bronze on granite

 Jefferson, Glen P. Sr.

21

2

9

Glen P. Jefferson Sr./ 1955-1998/ Brunner Memorials/ Mentor-Painesville/ [wooden cross] Sgt./ Glen P. Jefferson/ USMC/ [gov't bronze] Glen P. Jefferson/ GY SGT US Marine Corps/ Persian Gulf/ Jul 30 1955 + Aug 13 1998/ Guarding the gates/ of Heaven

Vietnam & Marine Corps League flag holders

Funeral Home marker, gone in 2003

 Kapostasy, Matilda M.

 Kapostasy, Joseph J.

21

2

10

Kapostasy/ Mother/ Matilda M./ 1916-1995/ Father/ Joseph J./ 1911-[NE]

crosses, praying hands

 

 Cook, Susan A.

21

2

11

Susan A. Cook/ June 1, 1930/ March 19, 1999/ Rest in peace

rose

 

 Stanziale, Mary Jane

 Stanziale, Nick

21

2

12

Stanziale/ Mary Jane/ 1932-[NE]/ [double rings & ribbon] Nov. 8, 1952/ Nick/ 1931-[NE]/ Rest in God's loving care

praying hands with rosaries

 

 Brewster, Dorothy E.

 Brewster, Franklin T.

21

2

13

Brewster/ Dorothy E./ 1932-[NE]/ Franklin T./ 1931-[NE]/ II Tim. 4:7/ I have fought the good fight, finished the race, kept the faith.

crosses, grapes

 

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