TILLIE SPEHAR (nee Merela), age 87. Beloved wife of the late Rudy. Loving mother of Michael (Connie), Marty (Tammy) and Marvin (Donna). Cherished grandmother of Brett, Stephanie, Martin, Ashley, Brandi, Claudia Krajncic; great grandmother of Ryder. Dear sister of Ivanka “Jennie” Povirk, and the late Ivan Merela, Julka Dimitrijevic, Sylvester Merela, Martin Merela and France` Merela. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Member of Slovenska Pristava Pensioners, St. Mary’s Slovenian Choir and Altar Society. Mass of Christian Burial Monday April 19, 2021 St. Mary’s Church, 15519 Holmes Avenue at 12:00 PM. Interment All Souls Cemetery. The mass will be livestreamed by signing onto the church website at stmaryscollinwood.com. THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH MONDAY 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (while practicing social distancing and the use of masks). Arrangements entrusted to the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, 440-260-8800.
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