In memory of
RALPH PISANELLI
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In memory of
RALPH PISANELLI
of Avon, previously of Sheffield Lake, passed away peacefully on August 12th at the age of 87. Born in Wadsworth, Ohio August 31, 1931 to Nicholas and Mary Pisanelli. Ralph is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Lou (nee McEntee) who lovingly cared for him, especially as he lived with Alzheimer's Disease, and their 8 children; Chris (Dawn), Mike (Lori), Patrick (Christine), Mary Marin, Laura Dillon, Ann Csongei (Dave), Amy Eldridge (Paul), and Jonathan (Rachael). He is "Papa" to 17 Grandchildren, and 3 Great-Grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his brother, Julius (Pat), brother-in-law Jerry McEntee, sisters-in-law Betty Gairing and Sue Pisanelli. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings; Katie Goda, Pat Ulichney, Rita Kaminski, and Mario Pisanelli, his brothers-in-law, Walter Gairing and Richard McEntee, and his son-in-law, Richard Dillon. He was a member of the Wadsworth H.S. class of 1950, University of Cincinnati Class of '54, and a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. 1st Lieutenant of the 168th Guided Missile Battalion in the US Army in Fort Bliss TX. Moving to Lorain in 1958, Mr. Pisanelli became a revered teacher, coach, and mentor to countless students at Clearview H.S. (1958-60) and Lorain Admiral King (1960-84). Ralph retired in 1984, then went to work for Kopf Construction. A skilled craftsman, when Ralph was helping you, he was always teaching you. Ralph was a member of the Lorain Senior Fellowship Club as well as the Lorain County Woodcarvers Club. He enjoyed weekends at his cabin on the Mohican River spending time with family which is what he treasured above all else. Those whose lives he has touched are encouraged to call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, from 5-9 pm on Thursday, August 15th. Funeral on Friday, August 16th beginning with prayers at the Funeral Home at 9:15am, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10:00 am at Holy Trinity Church, 33601 Detroit Rd., Avon. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Avon. For full obituary, go to: www.buschcares.com 440-933-3202
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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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In memory of
RALPH PISANELLI
of Avon, previously of Sheffield Lake, passed away peacefully on August 12th at the age of 87. Born in Wadsworth, Ohio August 31, 1931 to Nicholas and Mary Pisanelli. Ralph is survived by his wife of 61 years, Mary Lou (nee McEntee) who lovingly cared for him, especially as he lived with Alzheimer's Disease, and their 8 children; Chris (Dawn), Mike (Lori), Patrick (Christine), Mary Marin, Laura Dillon, Ann Csongei (Dave), Amy Eldridge (Paul), and Jonathan (Rachael). He is "Papa" to 17 Grandchildren, and 3 Great-Grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his brother, Julius (Pat), brother-in-law Jerry McEntee, sisters-in-law Betty Gairing and Sue Pisanelli. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings; Katie Goda, Pat Ulichney, Rita Kaminski, and Mario Pisanelli, his brothers-in-law, Walter Gairing and Richard McEntee, and his son-in-law, Richard Dillon. He was a member of the Wadsworth H.S. class of 1950, University of Cincinnati Class of '54, and a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. 1st Lieutenant of the 168th Guided Missile Battalion in the US Army in Fort Bliss TX. Moving to Lorain in 1958, Mr. Pisanelli became a revered teacher, coach, and mentor to countless students at Clearview H.S. (1958-60) and Lorain Admiral King (1960-84). Ralph retired in 1984, then went to work for Kopf Construction. A skilled craftsman, when Ralph was helping you, he was always teaching you. Ralph was a member of the Lorain Senior Fellowship Club as well as the Lorain County Woodcarvers Club. He enjoyed weekends at his cabin on the Mohican River spending time with family which is what he treasured above all else. Those whose lives he has touched are encouraged to call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, from 5-9 pm on Thursday, August 15th. Funeral on Friday, August 16th beginning with prayers at the Funeral Home at 9:15am, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10:00 am at Holy Trinity Church, 33601 Detroit Rd., Avon. Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Avon. For full obituary, go to: www.buschcares.com 440-933-3202
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163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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This extraordinary mixed flower bouquet delivers your sympathy with a beauty and faith that reflects the love and loss you feel. The asymmetrical bouquet is hand-arranged by a local FTD artisan florist to make a reverent and respectful setting for an urn of the deceased's cremated remains. Around an angel sculpted of artist's resin are pink roses, carnations, Stargazer lilies, statice and lush greens in a tabletop container that's not visible when set on a flat surface. It makes a fitting focal point for a wake or funeral service. Standard bouquet is approximately 11"H x 20"W.

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Sku: ftd-S13-4995S

This extraordinary mixed flower bouquet delivers your sympathy with a beauty and faith that reflects the love and loss you feel. The asymmetrical bouquet is hand-arranged by a local FTD artisan florist to make a reverent and respectful setting for an urn of the deceased's cremated remains. Around an angel sculpted of artist's resin are pink roses, carnations, Stargazer lilies, statice and lush greens in a tabletop container that's not visible when set on a flat surface. It makes a fitting focal point for a wake or funeral service. Deluxe bouquet is approximately 12"H x 22"W.

Sku: ftd-S13-4995D

This extraordinary mixed flower bouquet delivers your sympathy with a beauty and faith that reflects the love and loss you feel. The asymmetrical bouquet is hand-arranged by a local FTD artisan florist to make a reverent and respectful setting for an urn of the deceased's cremated remains. Around an angel sculpted of artist's resin are white roses, carnations, Stargazer lilies, statice and lush greens in a tabletop container that's not visible when set on a flat surface. It makes a fitting focal point for a wake or funeral service. Premium bouquet is approximately 13"H x 22"W.

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