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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060


Eleanor A. Kolz (nee Maneri)

02/24/1937 — 11/04/2020

Eleanor A. Kolz (nee Maneri), age 83 of Concord Twp., longtime resident of Willowick and Mentor, peacefully passed away November 4th, 2020 at TriPoint Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was born February 24th, 1937 in Cleveland to the late Onorio and Mildred Maneri.

Eleanor worked at East Ohio Gas Company and retired from Sears.

She was a 50 year member of St. Mary Magdalene Church, where she sang in the choir and was a Stephen minister. She was active in ceramics at Mentor Senior Center, and a member of the North High Boosters. She loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends; she had a joy for life and people. She enjoyed playing cards, cooking, travel (especially to Las Vegas, New York and Alaska), and seeing Broadway shows.

Eleanor was the loving wife of the late Roland J. Kolz; mother of Marybeth (Timothy) Neal, Ronald (Kim) Kolz and John (Amy) Kolz; grandmother of Derek (Megan) Neal, Brittany (Matt) Matejka, Jack Kolz and Oscar Kolz; great grandmother of Avery Matejka and Penelope Matejka; sister of Norman (Kathy) Maneri; dearest companion of James Mack.

The Kolz family will receive friends from 2-6 PM Sunday, November 8, 2020 at The Abbey of Willoughby, 38011 Euclid Ave., Wiloughby (located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home). Funeral Mass 11 AM Monday at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 460 East 321st Street, Willowick. Burial at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp. Please observe social distancing and bring a mask covering.

Donations can be made in Eleanor’s name to St. Mary Magdalene Church in Willowick.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

A portrait photo of Eleanor A. Kolz (nee Maneri)


November 8, 2020


2-6 PM


The Abbey

38011 Euclid Ave., Willoughby (which is located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home)