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Robert Phil Cogar, age 86 of Cleveland, Ohio passed away on August 15, 2019 peacefully at home after a recent battle with cancer.

He was born in Webster Springs, West Virginia on March 12, 1933, son of the late Ballard and Amy (née Rose) Cogar. He was predeceased by his siblings Herman (Ruth), Tommy (Jane Maralee), Harry, Connell and Eulajean. He is survived by his wife Dorothy (née Beaverson) of 61 years of marriage; his son Kent (Barbara) Cogar; his daughters Kim (Tom) Bacisin and Karen Cogar; his seven grandchildren; Jesse Cogar, Leia (Mike) Mandato, Sara (Brian) Toich, Anna (Trevor) Poole, David Bacisin, Bryon Cogar and Hannah Cogar; and his three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters-in-law Gaila Cogar and Ula Lee Cogar and several nieces and nephews.

Phil graduated from Cowen High School in 1951 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in February 1952. While in the Navy, he graduated from a six-month Class “A” radio school in Bainbridge, Maryland which later awarded him the duties of radio operator. He copied fleet broadcast in international Morse code aboard the U.S. Navy ship, USS Rankin. He served during the Korean War and was deployed several times to the Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas. He was honorably discharged in January 1956 as a Radioman Petty Officer Second Class.

In December 1956, he became employed as an Air Traffic Controller and spent the next 10 weeks in air traffic controller training school in Oklahoma City, OK. After his training, he was assigned to the Toledo Express Airport. One year later, he met his future wife Dorothy Beaverson at the Toledo Terminal Restaurant & Coffee Shop where she worked. They were married shortly thereafter in April 1958. Throughout his career, Phil bid on and was accepted to controller positions in various locations, including Burlington, VT, Lexington, KY, Youngstown, OH and back to Toledo, OH. In 1968, he bid on a position at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. After his bid was accepted, Phil, Dorothy and their three children made Cleveland their home. He served as a Controller until 1972, then serving as a Controller Supervisor until 1982. He worked under contract until 1985 when he began his full-time retirement.

Phil’s hobbies included fishing, building model airplanes, woodworking projects (anything from miniature cartoon characters, picture frames, puzzles and building his own deck [with the help of his son]), fixing and building things for around the house, playing cards, assembling and operating trains in his computer railroad simulator program, gardening and spending time outdoors.

There will be a brief military service at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery located at 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman, OH 44270 on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve (Westlake location) in memory of Robert Phil Cogar at hospicewr.org.


DALLAS GRACE DOWNEY age 95, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 17, 2019.
She is survived by her daughter Judy Beeler, granddaughter Deanna Maar (fiancé Mike), grandson Bill Beeler (Emily) and 6 great grandchildren Tino Salvo (dad Jim), Tony Maar Jr (mom Deanna), Naomi and Emma Beeler (mom Brenda), Savanna Beeler (mom Franny) and William (mom Emily).
She is proceeded in death by her first husband William Hamm (Normandy War Hero). Her loving husband Joseph Downey. Her parents Waldo and Grace, brother Ralph and sister Evelyn.
Memorial/Celebration of Life will be held Saturday August 17, 2019 from 4-6 in the Chapel of O’Neill Nursing Home - Fairview Park, 20770 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126


Age 62, passed away June 11th, 2019. Mike was retired from G.M. & an U.S. Navy veteran. Loved his family and his best dog Jack, proud of his 30+ years sobriety. Beloved son of Daniel Hughes (deceased) and Margaret (Scullen) Hughes (deceased), loving stepson of Judi. Beloved brother of Jacquelyn Luzader (Dave), Mary Kay Michel (Mark), Sheila Rittwage (Chuck), Kenneth (Carol), and Danny (deceased. Loving uncle, cousin and friend. Memorial Mass, 10am, Saturday, July 13, 2019 at St. Clarence Church in N. Olmsted


William T. Calvey, 77, passed peacefully on June 8, 2019 after a long struggle with emphysema.

Bill was an adventurer and led a colorful life, working as a merchant marine, cowboy, excavator, salt minor, overhead crane installer, private eye, bail bondsman, bounty hunter and writer. He was a story teller, advisor, teacher, and most of all - he was a kind and caring gentleman.

Beloved son of William and Olive (deceased) and loving husband of Paula (nee Casio-deceased). Dear brother of Kathleen Conroy, Pat Dunlap (Jerry), Bobby McDonnell, Mike Calvey (Lin)(Mike-deceased), Marilyn Voelkerding (Bruce), Olive A. Calvey, and John Calvey (Karen).

He was uncle, grand-uncle, great grand-uncle, cousin and friend to many.

A private life celebration for family and friends is planned.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Sherrod Brown for Senate are welcomed at www.sherrodbrown.com.


Frank Anthony Iannaggi, 60, from Mantua, OH passed away on March 29, 2019.

Frank was born on June 21, 1958 in Cleveland,OH to Gaetano and Corina Iannaggi.He was a baker by trade, working with his family for many years. Most recently owning G&C bakery in Mantua with his wife Bev.

Frank graduated from Crestwood High School in 1976 where he excelled in football and wrestling. He went on to coach wrestling at Crestwood for 18 years. Where he was loved and respected as Coach I.

Frank was preceded in death by his mother, Cornia Iannaggi, and nephew, Tommy Iannaggi.

He is survived by his wife, Bev Iannaggi (Zilke), his daughters Angela, Julianne, and Christina Iannaggi and Heather and Sarah Smith. He was the best pop-pop to Gabriella and Landyn whom he loved dearly. Also survived by his father, Gaetano Iannaggi; siblings, Carm Mormile (Bob), Joe Iannaggi (Laura), Tom Iannaggi (Lisa), and Gina Perlatti (Tony); nieces and nephews Mike and Steve Mormile, Jennifer Manzo (Mike), Melanie Holochwost (Anthony) , Cori Iannaggi, and Cassandra and Marissa Perlatti; great- nephews Max Mormile and Dominic Manzo; and how German Shepard Apollo.

A celebration of his life will be held on Friday April 5, 2019 at St. Patrick’s Church at 313 Depeyster St. Kent, OH 44240. Greeting from 9:30- 10:30AM followed by mass at 10:30AM.

Frank was a huge Ohio State Buckeye fan and everyone is encouraged to honor him by wearing Ohio State apparel.

In lieu of flowers, if you would like to make a donation in memory to Frank you can do so to: Donate Life at www.donatelife.net or 50 legs at www.50legs.org

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