PEARL HOVANEC (nee Molnar), age 98. Beloved wife of 60 years to the late Henry. Loving mother of Suzanne Hovanec Klepac (David) and Dr. Jim Hovanec (Holly Pratt). Pearl raised her family on Cleveland’s West Side, then moved south to enjoy 30 wonderful years in Sarasota, Florida. Her favorite word was “Love” and she spent 98 years sharing hers with family, countless friends and her angelic caregivers. Pearl’s amazing life was the perfect example of compassion, humility, kindness, generosity and gratitude …a blessing to all who knew her. The family requests contributions to Make A Wish Foundation. Mass of Christian Burial Friday August 3, 2018 Church of the Incarnation at 1:00 PM. Entombment Sarasota Memorial Park. Arrangements entrusted to the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OHIO 440-260-8800.