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May 25, 1937 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 81)
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MICHAEL A. JANERO age 81. Retired Deputy Chief, Cleveland Police Department and retired Chief of Security/Administrator for the Cleveland Public Library. Beloved husband of Janet (nee Clark). Loving father of John, Kim and Christopher Janero (Lisa), David (Patty) and Johnathan Chercourt (Mina). Cherished grandfather of 7 and great grandfather of 2. Dear brother of Sandra Koelliker, Carma Clatworthy (deceased) and Marsha Beranek (deceased). U.S. Army Veteran. 

Mike started his career with the Cleveland Police Department as a cadet in 1958 and was stationed in the 5th District, he was transferred to the Detective Bureau in 1964  and in 1967 went to the 6th District, in 1968 he was assigned to the Tactical Unit where he served until 1972 when he was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Unit in the 2nd District, in 1975 he was assigned to the Bureau of Inspections until 1977 when he became the heat of Ports and Harbors, in 1981 he was transferred to the Bureau of Security Services ;until 1986 when he became the Commander of the 2nd District, he was promoted as Deputy Chief of Administrative Operations in 1988 and retired in 1990.

He then went on to serve as an Administrator and Chief of Security for the Cleveland Public Library for many years. Upon his retirement from this position, he spent his winters in Florida enjoying his retirement. He enjoyed woodworking, his family and especially "Breaking Bread" with is many friends. 

 A Memorial Service will be announced in the near future. Arrangements entrusted to the A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH (West of I-71).

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