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1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Franko Zahtila

11/26/1953 — 11/02/2018

A close-up photo of Franko Zahtila smiling at the camera

Franko Zahtila, age 64 of Euclid, passed away November 2, 2018 at University Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born November 26, 1953 in Labin, Croatia to the late Jakov and Marija Zahtila.

Franko worked as a machinist for over 30 years and enjoyed playing bocce and cards. His pride and joy was his granddaughters. He will be dearly missed.

He is loving husband of Mirjana Zahtila (nee Blecic); father of Melissa (Sean) Morton; grandfather of Mersadie and Skye Morton; son in law of Milio and Andjelina Blecic; brother of the late Anita and Silvano; brother in law of Damir; uncle of Doris, Vesna, Christopher, Marina, Alen and the late Brian.

Visitation 4-8 PM Tuesday at McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at St. John of the Cross, 140 Richmond Rd., Euclid.

Burial at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Twp.

Arrangements entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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7 Replies to “Franko Zahtila”

  1. Branka & Ken Kickel November 4, 2018 at 1:31 am

    Dear Melissa, Mirjana, and family. We are truly saddened by the loss of Franko. We are sharing in your sadness, as you remember him today & always. Sending you healing prayers and comforting hugs.


  2. Pocivaj u Bozijem miru Franko. ..love you


  3. Moje iskreno saucesce, on je sa bogom


  4. Familija Stepčić i Batelić November 4, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    Primite naše iskreno saučešće!


  5. Milan i Marija Belavic November 5, 2018 at 5:01 am

    Pocivao u miru vjecnom. Saucesce cijeloj porodici i bliznjima!


  6. Loredana Grgic Verbanac November 5, 2018 at 1:29 pm

    Iskreno saucesce ,pocivaj u miru dragi Franko
    Loredana sa famejon,Lidija i Ilario sa famejom


  7. Providence Insana November 6, 2018 at 5:25 am

    I wish I had the right words, just know that the family and Frank are in my prayers. My sweetest memory was his Million Dollar Smile. May he Rest In Peace. God Bless.


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