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Obituary for FRANK J. TAPAJNA

FRANK J. TAPAJNA. God called his name on September 23, 2017 at the age of 88. He’s now joined his sister Mary (Andy) Cajka and brother Raymond. He leaves his sister-in-law Sue Tapajna to grieve the loss of this dear man. A beloved uncle to Mary Jane (Richard) Garvey, Andrene Rauch, Lorraine (Peter) Dausen, Joyce (Phillip) Reid, Andrew (Donna) Cajka and John (Amy) Cajka. Michele Tapajna, Susan (Dan) Pesta, Elizabeth (Terry) Dorsey, Heidi (Joe) Walkush, Brian (Erin) Tapajna, Brenda (Joe) Lamparyk, Aimee (Shane) McNamee. Great uncle and great great uncle to 62 nieces and nephews. Frank was a 1947 graduate of Lakewood High School and a U.S. Army Veteran serving in Germany. He was a lifelong butcher working with his father Frank in their Lakewood store. An award winning painter of landscape pictures was his true given talent. He was a generous, kind, and sensitive soul that will now be missed by many. Per his request NO VISITATION. Please meet at St. Mark Church 15800 Montrose Ave. for a Memorial Mass at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 7. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery

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10:00 AM
St. Mark Church

15800 Montrose Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44111

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Holy Cross Cemetery

14609 Brookpark Road
Brook Park, OH 44142


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