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Our employees are like family. In this difficult time, let our family help yours. Learn more about who we are and what we do in the bios below.

Stephen A. Ripepi

Stephen A. Ripepi

Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director

Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director since 1976. Licensed Pre-Need Counselor. Life long member of St. Rocco Church. Graduated from St. Edward High School in Lakewood 1972. Attended University of Toledo and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Graduated with Mortuary Science/Business degree in 1976.

MEMBERSHIPS AND CLUBS:

  • Knights of Columbus
  • Ohio Funeral Directors Association
  • Cuyahoga County Funeral Directors Association
  • Embalmers Association of Cleveland
  • St. Albert the Great Church in North Royalton
  • St. Rocco Church in Cleveland
  • Our Lady of Mercy Club
  • North Italian Club
  • Active member of Cleveland Rotary Club/
  • Builders Exchange Golf League since 1982
  • Member of Southwest Italian American Club

FAMILY & HOBBIES:

  • Former president of Italian Sons & Daughters of America
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
  • Hobbies include: Golfing, attending Cleveland Browns football games, and Cleveland Indians baseball games with family and friends
  • Resident of North Royalton since 1993
  • Married to Jeannette (Poznik) Ripepi
  • Children: daughter Jenna and son Stephen, Jr.

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Anthony A. Ripepi Jr.

Anthony A. Ripepi Jr.

Licensed Funeral Director, Pre Need Counselor and Advisor.

Licensed Funeral Director, Pre Need Counselor and Advisor. "My goal is to help families who are going through the process of caring for their own and yet trying to maintain quality of life." Please call me with any questions you may have.

Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Graduated from St. Edward High School in 1973. Graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College in 1977.

MEMBERSHIPS AND CLUBS:

  • Ohio Funeral Directors Association
  • Cuyahoga County Funeral Directors Association
  • Embalmers Association of Cleveland
  • Past President of the Clark Metro Development Association
  • Lifetime member of St. Rocco Church in Cleveland
  • North Italian Club
  • The Home Family Club

FAMILY & HOBBIES:

  • Muscle Cars of the 60's & 70's
  • Other Hobbies include: Archery, Bowling, Golf
  • Married to Sheila in 1999

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Daniel Ripepi

Daniel Ripepi

We continue to remember our brother, Danny.

Forever in our hearts.
May 7, 1958 - September 24, 2020


Charles (Chuck) Tavlarios

Charles (Chuck) Tavlarios

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Chuck has been Part of the A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home for over 17 years! Chuck’s favorite part of being in the funeral business is showing families why they chose A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home instead of one of the dozen’s of other funeral homes in the area.

MEMBERSHIPS AND CLUBS:

  • Embalmers Association of Cleveland

FAMILY & HOBBIES:

  • Chuck likes playing cards, spending time with his family and going to zoos all over

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TOM:

  • Tom loves helping families 

Thomas M. Mills

Thomas M. Mills

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Tom has been Part of the A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Home since 2010. Tom’s favorite part of working in the funeral business is receiving a hug or handshake at the conclusion of services letting him know that during the most difficult day, everything was perfect.

MEMBERSHIPS AND CLUBS:

  • 3rd and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus
  • Lector and RCIA at Mary Queen of Peace Parish
  • Cleveland Embalmers Association and Ohio Funeral Directors Association
  • PTU Secretary

FAMILY & HOBBIES:

  • Husband of Brooke and father of Caleb and Luke
  • Motorcycle Enthusiast, bowler, Strongsville Softball, and coach for Cleveland Little Tri-League
  • Enjoying a good cigar, sitting around a firepit at home, camping at Twin-Lakes at Clare-Mar

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TOM:

  • He’s the youngest of 9
  • He bowled a 300 in 2004!



Ty Kovach

Ty Kovach

Pre Need Associate and Funeral Director Assistant

Ty has been part of the A. Ripepi and Sons Funeral Homes since 2019. His dedication to family service rewards him by knowing that he has provided the type of quality service families expect and deserve.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TY:

  • Ty was a minor league pitcher for the Cleveland Indians
  • AAA team Avid golfer who has had a "Hole-In-One"



Dominic Barker

Dominic Barker

Funeral Director Assistant

Dominic is completing his studies to become a Licensed Funeral Director. He enjoys trail-riding and 4 wheeling when he can. He is looking forward to his career in funeral service.



Jenna Zovko

Jenna Zovko

Funeral Director and Embalmer Apprentice

Jenna is a compassionate funeral director who serves families during hard but sacred times.

FAMILY & HOBBIES:

  •    Jenna enjoys spending time with her family, friends and cats
  •  She’s also loves hiking, going out for coffee, cooking and fishing


AN INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT JENNA:

  •  She received the embalmers Wakeman-Inman Award

Part Time Staff

  • Timothy Anderson
  • Michael Tellings
  • Bruno Tommasini (deceased) 

Ozzie

Ozzie

Therapy K-9 Ozzie

Ozzie is a GoldenDoodle mix that came on staff in 2019. He is hypoallergenic and is cared for by Anthony Ripepi, Jr., his handler and home partner. Ozzie is a Certified Therapy K-9 who is trained to give grief support and happiness to the families we serve.  Ozzie is available upon request and in most cases is at work every day.


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