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In Memoriam: Cherie Sbrocco

Cherie and her husband Ken were very involved Members of the Association for many year. We are saddened to hear of Cherie’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to their family members.

Obituary:

Cherie Sbrocco, 83 of Willoughby Hills, OH passed away February 6, 2018 in Silver Spring, MD.She married the late Kenneth Sbrocco in 1957 and is survived by their three children and spouses, Tracy Sbrocco (Michele Carter) of Maryland, Terry Munday (Wade) of Georgia, and Scott Sbrocco (Carol) of New Jersey; six grandchildren (Geena, Melissa, Cherie, Evan, Reese, Simone).She was preceded in death by her sister, Brenda Jankowski.

Cherie worked in real estate for the firms of Coldwell Banker and Dolores C. Knowlton until retiring in 1999. She loved her CAVs, sewing, cards, reading, camping, swimming, and boating. Her beautiful smile, loud laugh, and common sense will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rock Creek Public Library, 2988 High St., Rock Creek, OH 44084 or the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition at ovarian.org.
Funeral Services 2:00 pm Friday February 16 at the DiCicco and Sons Funeral Home, 5975 Mayfield Rd. Mayfield Hts. OH 44124, where the family will receive friends 11:00 am until time of service. Online guest book and condolences www.diciccoandsonsfh.com

Published in www.News-Herald.com on Feb. 12, 2018

Winter Movie on Saturday, February 17th

On Saturday, February 17th, we will be showing a Winter movie at the Clubhouse. Come escape the winter blues with some popcorn, hot chocolate, snacks, and FUN!

Weather depending, we may have some winter activities outdoors.

It all starts at 1pm! See you then!

2018 Polar Bear Plunge – March 10th


The Roaming Shores Polar Bear Plunge is still the only Polar Bear Plunge in the county! This year’s Polar Bear Plunge event will begin at 1 pm on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Roaming Shores Clubhouse/Main Beach. The actual plunge will begin at 3pm.

The Polar Bear Plunge will include brave students from Jefferson, Grand Valley and Pymatuning Valley Schools, as well as wild and crazy local area residents. Last year’s Polar Bear Plunge raised $7,211.00 with 94 Jumpers. We need your help to make this year’s event even more successful.

This year, the money we raise will be used to benefit the Jeff Meddock Memorial Scholarship, Jefferson Area Local Schools Academic Boosters, Grand Valley Schools student programs in memory of Emily Plickert, and the Roaming Shores Breakfast with Santa event.

Grand Valley Schools strives to improve student programs in the memory of Emily Plickert, a beloved cheerleader, classmate and friend to all.

Jeff Meddock was a resident of Roaming Shores and the beloved principal of Pymatuning Valley High School. He died unexpectedly and the money we raise helps to continue his pursuit to educate.

Both Jeff and Emily were very proud active members of The Polar Bear Club.

The Jefferson Academic Boosters strives to reward students for academic success. Also, a portion of the money we raise is also used to host the Roaming Shores Breakfast with Santa event.

If you are interested in taking the Plunge, a minimum of $55 must be raised. There is no age limit (minors will need parental consent). Each courageous person that takes that icy Plunge will get a t-shirt as a thank you for participating.

There will be a DJ and a 50/50 raffle! We’ll be serving hot dogs, chili, popcorn, chips and soda. Additional merchandise will be available for sale. You can purchase items before and/or after the plunge. First come, first serve.

For plunge participation forms and information, please visit or contact:

Facebook: Joey ThePolarBear
Joeythepolarbear@yahoo.com
Gayle Zirkle, President
440-228-7850

2018 WinterFest – Feb 17th at 1pm

Due to the number of available volunteers and the lack of input from Members with young families, this year’s WinterFest will be scaled down. But there will still be Winter Fun!

Come join the STARS Club on Saturday, February 17th (President’s Day Weekend) at 1pm in the Clubhouse. We will be showing a winter movie – complete with popcorn, hot chocolate, and cookies!

Weather depending, there may be some outdoor fun!

Neighbors Giving Thanks

Susie and Donnie Simpson wish to give a shout out and big Thank You to Dan Mullins and Jim Swartz for looking out for neighbors!

Their front door accidentally blew open. Dan and Jim contacted them about it and made sure their door was closed tightly. Much appreciated!

In Memoriam: Tom Skarlinsky

A longtime resident of Roaming Shores Tom Skarlinsky, passed away in Sebastian, Florida on January 8, 2018. Tom is survived by his wife, Sandra of 56 years and children Gina and Tom II. No services will be observed.

Reminder: Snow Ban

With more snow in the forecast for this afternoon/evening, the Association would like to remind residents that parking on the roads/and or berms on association-owned roadways is prohibited when the snow depth exceeds 2″ (two inches). This is necessary in order to facilitate the plowing and/or removal of the snow. There are currently vehicles parked on the roads in the areas of Thrush and Deer Run.

Village Ordinance 303.08 Impounding of Vehicles; Redemption reads:
(a) Police officers are authorized to provide for the removal of a vehicle under the following circumstances: (1) When any vehicle is left unattended upon any street, bridge or causeway and is so illegally parked so as to constitute a hazard or obstruction to the normal movement of traffic, or so as to unreasonably interfere with street cleaning or snow removal operations.

Please help our plow drivers by removing your vehicles and all obstructions from the roadways.

Thank you!

In Memoriam: Agnes Sopko

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Tom Sopko with the passing of his mother, Agnes.
 
Obituary
Agnes U. Sopko (nee Uhall) age 97, beloved wife of the late Michael; loving mother of Thomas (wife Helen) and Martha “Marty” (Bunnell) McCallum (husband Rich); devoted grandmother of Thomas, Jr. (wife Samantha), Christopher, James Bunnell (wife Krissi), Laura Calevski (husband David), Elicia Lipinski (fiancé Robert Bates) and great-grandmother of Clayton, Thomas III, James IV, Eloise, Evelyn and Marley; cherished daughter of the late Michael and Anna (nee Vassel) Uhall; dearest sister of the late Mary Kavanshansky, John and Michael Uhall, Helen Crapo, Margaret Duda, and George Uhall; dear aunt and great-aunt of many.
 
Agnes was born on July 15, 1920 in Grindstone Pennsylvania and passed away on December 8, 2017. She was a parishioner of St. Clare Catholic Church, belonged to Lyndhurst Civic Club and Lyndhurst Senior Group. Agnes graduated from Garfield High School in Akron and proudly worked as a secretary. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and baking in her free time. Agnes loved listening to Polka, Big Band music and loved to dance. In her free time Agnes greatly enjoyed playing cards, especially pinochle, bingo and all kinds of games. Agnes was kind, loving, caring, sweet and selfless. She always had a positive attitude and never complained. Agnes loved the holidays and caring for others. She will be dearly missed by all.
 
Contributions may be made in memory of Agnes to Aultman Hospice and Palliative Care, 2821 Woodlawn NW, Canton, OH 44708. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. Clare Catholic Church at 10:30 AM. Burial following at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Agnes at The DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home Of Willoughby Hills, 28890 Chardon Road (between Bishop Rd. and Rt. 91) Thursday 4-7 pm and Friday Morning 9-10 am. Online obituary, guestbook, & order flowers at www.DeJohnCares.com.
 

Published in www.News-Herald.com on Dec. 10, 2017

In Memoriam: Ed Baitt

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Ed Baitt. Ed and his wife Carol have been property owners since 1967. Ed was extremely involved in the community serving on the RRA Board for many years and many more with the Fishing Club. He was instrumental in getting the dredging program up and running as well as getting the maintenance garage and new RRA office off of the ground. The employees are thankful to Ed for always being someone who you could talk to if you had a problem and for helping them get health insurance. We will forever miss that twinkle in his eyes.

Obituary

Services for Edward C. Baitt, 82, of Roaming Shores, OH, will be Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Servants of Mary 6601 Ireland Rd. Windsor, OH, 44099. Friends and Family will be received from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Saturday before the service.

Ed was born on October 18, 1935, in Euclid, OH, and passed away on November 8, 2017, at home surrounded by his family. Ed was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and retired from City of Euclid. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus St. Mary Council #5589, President of Rome Rock Association, Member and President of the Fishing Club. He enjoyed spending time with his family, attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, playing the button box, and fishing.

He was a former custodian, Athletic Director and coach at St. Christine’s in Euclid. He was coach of Richmond Heights Football Team, and coach of many many youth basketball, football, and baseball teams. He was a High School Football official.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother who is survived by: loving wife of 61 years Carol aka Bert (Dobray) Baitt; sons Edward (Barb), James (Lisa), Michael (Lisa); sister Joann Smith; Grandchildren: Eddie (Emily), Nicole, Joey, Laura (Brandon), Brittany, Joshua, Julia, Michael.

Preceded in death by: daughter Theresa; parents Edward and Mary (Skerl) Baitt; sisters Marie Chesnic, Majorie Deason; in-laws Michelle Aster, Tom Dobray.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ed’s memory to the family to be donated to some of Ed’s favorite charities.

David C Brickman Funeral Home
29801 Lakeland Boulevard
Wickliffe, OH 44092
440-953-0505

Found: Inflatable Boat

This inflatable boat was found in a member’s cove. There was no lot number affixed. The owner can contact Terry Gilbert at tgilbert4@roadrunner.com.

Please remember that ALL watercraft on Lake Roaming Rock needs to be properly identified. Lot numbers need to be on all watercraft in 3″ numbers of contrasting colors.

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