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38001 Euclid Ave
Willoughby, OH 44094
Phone: (440) 942-0700
Fax: (440) 942-4823
Brian Erdelac

Brian B Erdelac

Saturday, October 20th, 1928 - Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Funeral Mass for Brian B. Erdelac, 90, of Mentor, will be 12 Noon Wednesday at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor. Fr. Tom Johns will be officiating. (Family and friends to meet at church.)
Mr. Erdelac passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at Salida Woods Assisted Living Center in Mentor.
Born October 20, 1928, in Yugoslavia, he had been a Lake County resident for three years, previously living in Euclid before moving to Mentor.
Brian was a former member of Ss. Robert and William Catholic Parish in Euclid, Palmer-Roberts American Legion Post 214 in Willoughby, and the Lion’s Club. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War and a recipient of the Bronze Star. Brian was an avid golfer, bowler, and a family man, whose family was always his first priority.
Mr. Erdelac was an aerospace engineer with TransAmerica.
Brian was the loving father of Perry (Beverly) Erdelac of Tarpon Springs, Fla., and Chris (Jennifer) Erdelac of Strongsville; cherished grandfather of Emily, Mark, Sister Marie Celing, I.M.H., Elizabeth, and David; great-grandfather of Timothy Probst; brother of Ann (Dennis) Hermann; father-in-law of Daniel Kelly; and uncle of many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Janet (nee Dobranic) Erdelac (2005); children, David Erdelac and Jeanette Kelly; and parents, Branko and Anne (nee Spehar) Erdelac.
Family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 Noon Wednesday at St. John Vianney Church prior to the Mass. Burial will be in All Souls Cemetery in Chardon Township.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 | 11:00am - 12:00pm
    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
    St. John Vianney Church
    7575 Bellflower Road
    MENTOR, OH 44060
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 12:00pm
    St. John Vianney Church
    7575 Bellflower Road
    MENTOR, OH 44060
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 |
    Wednesday, July 17th, 2019
    All Souls Cemetery
    10366 Chardon Road
    Chardon Township, OH 44024
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Jeff Moss

Posted at 10:25pm
Perry and Family, very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. You always spoke so fondly of him at work. Wishing you all the best. Jeff Moss

Michael Rupp

Posted at 09:31pm
My deepest sympathy to Perry, Chris and families. Your dad was a wonderful man, a great neighbor and friend. As a wise friend told me, our parents never really leave us. I'm sure Brian will continue to be with you and guide you in the days ahead. May he rest in peace, reunited with Janet, David and Jeannette.

MIke Rupp

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Joyce Anderson

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Erdelac family and friends,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your father, grandfather, and friend. We wish you comfort and peace as you mourn this loss, and continue to keep all of you in our prayers. May our Lord bless and keep you in his care during this difficult time.
With our sympathy,
Joyce Anderson and family

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