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Dorothy M Counter (nee Monroe) - loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and faithful servant to the lord was called home on May 11, 2022 surrounded by family. Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband Oakley L Counter. She is survived by her children Karen Herman (Robert), Keith (Jill), David, her grandchildren, Jennifer Link (Joseph), Kristen Neumeyer (Mark), Johnathan (Savannah), James (Adrianna), Michael (fiancee Melynnda) and Austin, great grandchildren MacKenzie, McKinley, Emersyn, Maddison, Chloe, Annette and Olivia. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date, we request any contributions be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve at 17976 St Clair Ave Cleveland, OH 44110 in her name.


Ladd York, 67, of Westlake, passed away on May 8th, 2022. Ladd was born July 30, 1954 to the late Rose and John York in Cleveland. He is survived by his daughter Traci York (Joe Cermak), grandson Bryce York and his cousin Robin (Jim Chase). Ladd was preceded in death by his son Rudolph York.

Ladd graduated from Central Catholic High School at 16 and had completed 2 years of college at Cleveland State for Engineering. Ladd worked for Kauffman Container for 39 years until retirement.

Ladd loved to fish, collect coins, stamps, and sports cards. He loved history, astronomy, music, and movies. Everyone that met him loved him and often referred to him as “Ladd the Dad.” He was smart, kind and had a sense of humor.

Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Memory of Ladd York to:
O’Neill Hospice
605 Bradley Road
Bay Village, OH 44140


Walter Bochenek of Cleveland Ohio entered life January 2, 1973 to Janet (Steve) Wagner and the late Walter C. Bochenek. On April 27, 2022, he entered eternal life.

Wally graduated from Benedictine High School in 1991 and was employed by the United States Postal Service for over 20 years. He was a life-long Cleveland Indians fan and a proud Polish American.

Wally is survived by his siblings; Case (Matt Garson) Bochenek, Joseph (Molly) Bochenek, Julianna (Marlon) Davis, and Brian (Angie) Bochenek.

Wally, “Uncle Fun” as he was known, was a loving uncle to Dallas, Parker, Paige, Calum, Madelyn, Jillian, Max, Ella, Gus, Connor, Emma, and Megan.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Malloy-Esposito Celebration Center located at 6384 Pearl Rd, Parma Heights, 44129 on May 21, 2022 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.


BARBARA ANN (BALL) NEILLEY, age 84, went home to be with her Jesus on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at the David Simpson Hospice House. She was a faithful member of the Aspinwall Church of God.

Barbara was born May 31, 1937, at O’Keeffe, WV to the late Byron (Doc) Ball and the late Cassie (Murphy) Ball.

After graduating high school in 1955, she moved to Columbus, OH, where she met and married her late husband, William (Bill) Neilley on November 27, 1970.

In 2016, Barbara relocated to Cleveland, OH, to be near her niece and husband, Robin and Ron Varney.

She was also preceded in death by her stepmom, Beulah (Boyd) Ball, brother and sister-in-law, William and Janice Ball, and sister and brother-in-law, Betty and Don Cobb.

Barbara is survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

She was an avid reader and loved spending time with family and friends. Everyone who met her went away positively impacted by her love, kind spirit, wisdom, and sense of humor.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Aspinwall Church of God 14627 Aspinwall Avenue Cleveland, OH 44110.

Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Columbus, OH


John "Andy" Wetherill 76 was born in Lima, Ohio on Sept 3rd, 1945 to Auda and Justus "Jack" Wetherill, both deceased. He is survived by his wife Donna (nee Licht), step daughters Oona and Greta Mooney, from Cleveland, Ohio, daughters Amy Word (Paul) and Julie Troedsson (Peter), and grandchildren Jeremy Baker, Logan Flues and Sydney Word, from Oregon.

John graduated from Lima Senior "63, served in the Airforce in Ohio, England, Dominican Republic and Alaska He was married to first wife, Wanda and moved to Astoria, Oregon where he was an on-air personality at KVAS Astoria, ran a laundromat and was a school recruiter. After divorce, he moved back to Ohio.

He excelled in sales of electronics and furniture. Donna became his wife in October 1988 and thus, he became a step-dad to Oona and Greta, Known as Andy to most, he was a thoughtful, kind and loving man who valued his friends and loved ones. A favorite past time was keeping in touch and up to date on their lives.
Contracting Covid in Oct. 2021 exacerbated heart and bone issues leading to a lengthy stay in a nursing home in Parma, Ohio where he passed away quietly in the afternoon of April 28, 2022.

Please share your memories of Andy with his family at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it The family will hold a memorial at a later date. Make it known at that same email address if you'd like to be notified.

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