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Marie Elizabeth Lomis (nee Young)

01/05/1947 — 03/30/2019

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Marie Elizabeth Lomis (nee Young), age 72 of Willowick, beloved wife, mother grandmother and friend, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. Marie was a woman of faith and devoted matriarch. She and Jim raised their family in a house in Willowick whose door, pool and heart was open to anyone. Sundays were for hosting spaghetti dinners for family and anyone needing a meal in a welcome setting. Her life’s work was making her family and friends happy.

Marie was born in East Cleveland to the late William and Ruth Young. She was a proud graduate of Eastlake North High School, class of 1965. She worked for Yanesh Brothers Construction for 25 years. Her countless hours of volunteer work — at St. Mary Magdalene Church, coaching youth sports, as a reading buddy, and with the Adoption Network Cleveland – shaped generations of kids and families in Willowick and beyond. She lived her life rooted in her deep faith and devotion to Mary.

Marie was the loving wife for 52 years of Jim; devoted mother of Angel (Brian) Patrick, Anne (Ron) Velichka, Andrea (Joe) Maruna, Annette (Fred) Gross and Amy Lomis; cherished grandmother of Madeline, Maximus, Molly, Bailey (Andrew), Riley, Clara, Johnny, Max, Ben, Lance, Amanda, Floyd and the late Cy James Velichka; great grandmother of Phillip and Amillianna; sister of Bill (Yoshiko) Young; sister in law of Eileen (George) Checkelsky.

The Lomis family will receive friends from 2-8 PM Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at The Abbey of Willoughby, 38011 Euclid Ave., Willoughby (which is located on the grounds of McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home).

Funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM Thursday, April 4, 2019 at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 32114 Vine Street, Willowick OH 44095. Private burial at Lake View Cemetery at a later date.

Arrangement have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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20 Replies to “Marie Elizabeth Lomis (nee Young)”

  1. Ray and Nicki Snyder March 31, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    Marie and Jim both were such good friends. We go back many, many years. I always admired their close nit family and friends. We will miss that great smile, loving heart and beautiful warmth you always felt when we were with her. Love you guys so much. There are no words.


  2. William and Yoshiko Young March 31, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    Marie was a great sister, who touched numerous hearts and left us with wonderful memories. We will miss you but will never forget you.


  3. Rich and Pat Hunter March 31, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about Marie passing away. She will be missed by her family and many friends.


  4. That’s one special guardian angel. Our thoughts & prayers are with the Lomis Family. Very sorry to hear of your precious loss. ❤️The Goertler’s


  5. Kim Barnum Will March 31, 2019 at 11:19 pm

    Many prayers for you all. What a wonderful and loving person she was. Many childhood memories❤️. Love and hugs.


  6. What a dear friend I lost. Marie was a caring , loving friend to me. When I lost Brenda she was right there for me. Always listening and knowing what to say to make me feel better. She will be a special angel. Love you Marie. Say hi to Brenda for me. I can see her smile when she sees you❤️❤️❤️


  7. Marie was such a friendly lady and great neighbor. I will miss her friendly smile and her loved ones are in my prayers.


  8. Patricia Martin April 1, 2019 at 12:40 am

    My deepest sympathy, Marie was a beautiful, loving person


  9. Chris Velichka April 1, 2019 at 12:44 am

    There is no doubt that God made another angel yesterday. You may no longer be here in flesh, but your spirit will last a lifetime with our families. You touched many hearts always with kindness and compassion. Please say hello to my Mom and Cy as you you join them in eternal peace.


  10. Laura Shippy/ Nemergut April 1, 2019 at 9:20 am

    My heart just breaks for all of you. Marie was such a wonderful person, always ready to listen and help, she accepted my girls and I without question or judgement and made us feel like family. I know there are so many sad hearts right now, but without a doubt she will always be around, in the lives that she has touched and in the memories of those who were lucky enough to cross her path. My heart and prayers go out to all of you at this very sad time. Good Bless you all.


  11. Pat and Len Bordelon April 1, 2019 at 1:01 pm

    Deepest sympathy to all the family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.


  12. My sincere condolences to Jim and the entire family. Marie was a lovely person.


  13. Amy Linton Roudabush April 1, 2019 at 7:43 pm

    My heart is broken for the entire Lomis family. Mrs. Lomis was such a wonderful woman. She loved everyone and always treated friends as family. She will be dearly missed. Sending love and hugs to Mr. Lomis, Angel, Anne, Andrea, Annette, Amy and their entire family. ❤


  14. With loving and joyful thoughts of the beautiful life she blessed the world with. I am sorry to have lost her, but so blessed to have known her. Thinking of you all with love. Cousin Tammy


  15. Bernie & Gloria Yohman April 2, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Farewell to a beautiful lady, so gracious and always loving. She will be missed by all.
    May God Bless you for ever Marie.


  16. Erich Corcoran April 2, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs.Lomis. I will never forget hanging out over their house when we were growing up. The spaghetti dinners on Sunday’s and the countless wonderful times I had. May She Always Rest In Peace.


  17. If only the world loved a fraction of what she did it would be a better place. She loved and treated everyone like family. So many wonderful childhood memories forever to be cherished. My deepest sympathy and prayers for strength and comfort to The Lomis family. She was and will always be an Angel to so many.


  18. Jim and Mary Lou Krupa April 3, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    Marie was wonderful and very special person, an angel here on earth. We will miss her and remember all the wonderful times we had together. Our prayers are with Jim, the kids and the whole family at this very difficult and sad time. We love you very much.


  19. Dear Jim and Family, I am so sorry for the loss of Marie. I know how gentle a person she was, because one could see it in her eyes. I will be praying for you and your family as you grieve. But please know that she is in Heaven now and no harm will ever come to her.


  20. Lynn Morenz Brinkman April 6, 2019 at 2:57 pm

    David and I were so sad to hear of Marie’s passing. Our prayers go out to the family and friends. I know we will meet again one day.

    David and Lynn Morenz Brinkman


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