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Brian M. Evans, 39, passed away suddenly on March 14, 2015. Beloved son of Carol L. (nee Bohay) and the late Roger A. Evans. Devoted brother of Jack (Terri) of Lima, OH. Loving Uncle of Grahm and Jared Evans. Proceeded in death by grandparents Walter and Irene Bohay and Vivian and Gerald Evans. Loved and admired by a huge network of family, friends and caregivers. CELEBRATION OF LIFE MASS, MARCH 28, 2015 at ST. LADISLAS PARISH, 2345 BASSETT ROAD WESTLAKE, OH 44145, 11:30 AM. FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS at the CHURCH IN CULLEN HALL from 10:00 AM until 11:15 AM, preceeding the Mass. Reception following the service in Cullen Hall. Family requests donations be made to Youth Challenge 800 Sharon Drive Westlake OH 44145 or Team DMD Destroyers Muscle Walk of Greater Cleveland at Muscular Dystrophy Association 7010 Engle Road #100 Middleburg Heights OH 44130.


At this moment, her family has asked for privacy as they deal with the tragic loss of Rachele. A fund has been set up to assist Rachele's young son, Bennett. Donations may be made to Bennett's Care Fund at any First Federal of Lakewood Branch. Family does encourage you to leave a message on the funeral home website.


BARBARA A. MURRAY, age 51, passed away on Monday, March, 9, 2015. Beloved wife of Robert. Loving mother of Brittany, and Brandon. Cherished daughter of Martha Lawson (Jack, deceased), and the late Russell Bard. Dear sister of Randy Lance, and Allen Lance. Daughter in law of Mary Ann Cenney, and sister in law of Joanne Richards (Dale). Niece, Cousin, and Friend to many. Memorial Service, 10:30am, Saturday March 14, 2015, Clare Hall Chapel, Villa St. Joseph, 5300 Marymount Village Dr., Garfield Hts.


Arleen Gibbs, Musician and Teacher. After 36 years of declining health, Arleen Smith Gibbs died February 6, 2015 in Westlake, OH.
Born in Cleveland Heights, OH she began taking piano lessons when she was six years old. By the time she was in her teens, she was performing at Conventions and teaching piano to children in her neighborhood. Upon graduation from high school, she received a Piano Scholarship to attend Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.

After having her children, she attended Baldwin Wallace College Conservatory of Music to continue study in Vocal Music and Organ and earned a degree in Organ Performance and Sacred Music. As a Church Organist, she played in many churches in the area.

During her teaching career of fifty years, her students won numerous awards in Regional and National Piano competitions. She taught private lessons at her Westlake studio and at Baldwin Wallace College.

She was a Nationally Certified Member of The Music Teachers National Association, served in various offices of The Cleveland Piano Teachers Club, The Ohio Music Teachers Association, National Piano Teachers Guild, American Guild of Organists and the Fortnightly Musical Club.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Robert J., children Dr. James of Daytona Beach, FL, Dr. Kenneth (Claire) of Melbourne, FL, Carol (Robert) Rothacker of Ashburn, VA and grandchildren, Ben and Eric Rothacker.

Burial will be at Knollwood Cemetery in Mayfield Heights, OH followed by a memorial service at a later date.


RICHARD THOMAS GALLAGHER, 72, of Oberlin, passed away Friday January30, after a long illness.
Richard was born March 30,1942 and grew up in Sheffield Lake, Ohio. He graduated from St Mary’s High School in 1960 and University of Detroit in 1966 with a degree in Architecture.
Richard served in the Peace Corps building schools in Somalia and Peru for 6 years. After enjoying some traveling, he settled in Hawaii (Maui and Oahu) where he lived for 20 years working in home design and carpentry. In 1994 he moved back to Ohio and settled in Oberlin where he worked as an architect and served as a member of the Oberlin Design Review board. Richard was a talented architect and accomplished visual artist (member FAVA).
Richard is survived by his mother Bernadette Gallagher, wife Gail Lynn, step-daughter Christina Dixon, (David), and grandsons David and Dylan of California; brother Michael Gallagher (Margie) of Wooster, sister Mary Bill (Gary) of Loraine. He was preceded in death by his father Sylvester Gallagher and brother James Gallagher.
No formal services will be held. In remembrance of Richard, donations can be made to any Hospice.

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