Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home

23040 Center Ridge Road Westlake, OH 44145

Associates

  • John K Carge

    General Manager

    For over three decades, John Carge has provided comfort to families in the Northeast Ohio area. Ohio born and raised, John earned a degree at Cleveland State University and his mortuary science degree at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. John most enjoys working with his fellow associates to better prepare them for the changes in funeral service.

    John also finds the time to enjoy his passion for sculling near Lake Erie and participates in local community development groups and charity organizations in his church.

  • Joseph A Craciun

    General Manager

    Joseph A. Craciun has been serving families in need since the early-70s. He graduated Cum Laude from Saint Edward High School and received his degree in Business Management and Accounting from Cleveland State University. He is the General Manager of our teams at locations across the West Side of Cleveland and served on the Board of Directors for the Cuyahoga County Funeral Directors Association for 10 years.

    Since 2014, Joe has served on the National Board of Directors for the Native Sons and Daughters Organization. He is also President of the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Alumni Association, and a member of Middleburg Heights Kiwanis International, Neighborhood Veterans, the Circolo Italo-Americano Corenese Club, and the Cleveland Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police.

  • David A Walters

    General Manager

    David Walters grew up in Lakewood and earned a Bachelor of Arts at Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois. Dave completed his funeral director apprenticeship with the Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home in Fairview Park. He served as an advance planning advisor and funeral director across northeast Ohio and now lives in Bath Township.

    Dave loves music and outdoor photography. Away from the office, Dave enjoys participating in the local church congregation, volunteering with community organizations, camping and hitting the open road on his motorcycle for long and short road trips.

  • Yuri Kozij

    Manager

    Since 2009, Yuri has provided compassionate and professional care to families in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., areas. Licensed to practice mortuary science in Maryland, Yuri graduated from Catonsville Community College in 2013. He is proud to be part of the Dignity Memorial team, guiding families through one of the most personal times of life. When he is not working, Yuri enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He also loves being outdoors playing sports, exercising, hiking and taking trips to the beach.