Lottie M. Zale, age 100, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2016 at her home in The Villages, Florida. The daughter of Walter and Josephine Polak, she was born on July 4, 1915 in Cleveland Ohio. Lottie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and G.G. to her great –grandchildren. She loved to travel, work in her garden, and cook and bake for her family.
She was predeceased by her husband Matthew and is survived by her children Thomas (Rose) Zale, Judith Waidelich, Madelyn (Bruce) Fisher, Paulette (Tom) Cotleur, her sister Clara Posendek and sister-in-law Eleanor Jaye, grandchildren Steve (Jessica) Blair, Jennie Lyn (Rick) Price, Lesley (Paul) Maloney, Henry (Alicia) Reinel, Adrienne (John) Djordjevic, Thomas (Beata) Cotleur, Christopher (Dawn) Cotleur, Justin (Breanne) Cotleur, Hannah Cotleur, and 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 25, 2016 at Yurch Funeral Home, 5618 Broadview Rd, Parma Ohio 44134. A funeral mass will be at St. Leo’s Catholic Church, 4900 Broadview Rd, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 on April 26, 2016 at 10 a.m. followed by interment in St. Mary’s cemetery at 4720 E. 71st Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44125.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Corner Stone Hospice of the Villages, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, FL 32162, or St. Leo’s Catholic Church, 4900 Broadview Rd. Cleveland, OH 44109.