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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


Kathleen A. Maruschak (nee Caruso)

10/17/1955 — 03/15/2021

Kathleen Ann Maruschak (nee Caruso), age 65 of Willowick, passed away March 15, 2021 at Maplewood at Twinsburg Assisted Living surrounded by her family. She was born October 17, 1955 to the late Anthony and Rita Caruso.

Kathy retired from the Cleveland Clinic where she held various roles but took most pride in coordinating volunteers throughout the hospital. She spent many years working with the News-Herald’s Clothe-a-Child program, bringing smiles to dozens of young faces. She was a proud, loving mother and her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren. She shared her warm and caring spirit with all those who crossed her path.

Kathy was the beloved mother of Traci (Phil) Trem and Kara (Jeff) Prosuch; cherished grandmother of Gianna and Benjamin Trem, Cooper and Miles Prosuch; dearest sister of Jan (Jim) Hill, Bob (Patty) Caruso and the late Don Caruso; Aunt to many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 PM Thursday, March 18, 2021 at The Abbey of Willoughby, 38011 Euclid Ave. (located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home). A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 am Friday, March 19, 2021 at The Abbey of Willoughby. Interment at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

Donations can be made in Kathy’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 23215 Commerce Park STE 300, Beachwood, OH 44122 or online at ALZ.org.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

A close-up photo of Kathleen A. Maruschak smiling for the camera


March 18, 2021


4:00-7:00 PM


The Abbey

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