Albina J. (Novak) Blase
Albina J. Blase, age 98, of Willowick, passed away October 16, 2016. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on April 11, 1918 to her parents, Jim and Mary Novak (both deceased). Albina was a long standing parishioner at St. Mary Magdalene Church. She loved to cook and bake. She was a wonderful homemaker, who loved to laugh and enjoyed entertaining her family and friends. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt who will be dearly missed. Albina is survived by her son, Carl Blase; her grandchildren, Chris (Beth) Buchanan, Kelly Gorman, Michael (Angela) Buchanan, Clint (Amy) Buchanan, Matt (Mary) Buchanan, Kit Blase and Valerie Blase; her 15 great grandchildren; and step sister, Ann Zachacs. Albina was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Blase; daughter, Maryann (Jim) Buchanan; her sister, Mary Marmash; and her brother, Rudy Novak. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at St. Mary Magdalene church, 32114 Vine St., Willowick. Burial in All Souls Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Monreal Funeral Home, 35400 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake.
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