A photo of Jeff Monreal, owner and operator of Jeff Monreal Funeral Homes posing in a black suit with no background

Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060


Dixie Lee Ryan

Dixie Lee Ryan, age 80 of Concord Twp., passed away December 23rd, 2022 at Hospice of The Western Reserve. She was born October 14th, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dixie was a volunteer at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Twp.

Dixie was the loving wife of the late Brad F. Ryan “Freddie Slavec”.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 – 11:00 AM Thursday, December 29th, 2022 at Jeff Monreal Funeral Home, 1000 Mentor Ave., Painesville. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday at the funeral home. Her entombment will be at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chesterland.

Donations can be made in Dixie’s name to The Lake Humane Society www.lakehumane.org or to the Geauga Humane Society www.rescuevillage.org

Dixie Lee was the very definition of a best friend (Marty Toth).

A close-up of Dixie Lee Ryan smiling happily while posing for a picture


December 29, 2022


11:00 am – 11:30 am


Jeff Monreal Funeral Home

1000 Mentor Ave. Painesville, Ohio 44077