Frank Martin Klarich

January 17, 1933August 5, 2018

Frank Martin Klarich, 85 years old, died peacefully at home on August 05, 2018. He was the husband of Mary Jane Klarich (nee: Flaccus). They shared 67 years of marriage. Born in Glendale, W.Va., he was the son of Caroline Klarich Geller and Frank John Klarich, and follows his late sister, Dolores Papirtis. The former owner of Olde Mill Auto Body, he taught vocational auto body at Mentor High School. An enthusiastic sportsman, recruit for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and professional boxer, he won two golden gloves boxing awards in the late 1940s, and played for many years on the St. Anselm men's softball team, including as part of the 1967 Cleveland Holy Name Society Championship team. He was a member of St. Helen's Catholic Church, Newbury and a founding member of Church of St. Anselm, Chesterland. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane; daughters, Vesta Loucks (David), Mary Jane Klarich, Jr. (Alan Johnson), Kathleen Mackert (Brian); sons, Frank (Tammy Sporcic), Martin (Lorie Gentile); grandchildren, Emily Loucks (Ethan Frolich), Grant and Hannah Johnson, Justin and Halle Mackert, Brittany Snyder (Nick), Ashley, Hunter, Cailyn, Logan Klarich; nieces, Lee Ann Williams, Anita Hannifan, Carole Ann Papirtis Heffner; and nephew, Michael Papirtis. A private graveside service is planned with interment at Munn Cemetery, Newbury. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made in his name to St. Helen's Catholic Church's Building Fund.


  • Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made in frank's name to St. Helen's Catholic Church's Building Fund.


  • Private Interment in Munn Cemetery, Newbury

Frank Martin Klarich

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Tom & Dianne Holzheimer

August 8, 2018

Our hearts are broken. We send our love to you Mary Jane and your family.

Tom & Mindy Edwards Edwards

August 8, 2018

Mrs. Klarich, Kathy and Brian, and family,

We only had the opportunity to spend a little time with Mr. Klarich, but we were taken by his outgoing personality and his enthusiasm for life. Our condolences and our prayers will continue to flow.

Tom & Mindy Edwards

Donny McGilvray

August 8, 2018

Friendly to the Max, I mean he made you feel you knew him right after you met him. I know we will all miss his reassuring SMILE, as we go forward into life look back only to enjoy and keep alive his blessings on your lives and pass them forward. In Christ Always, Donnie & Wally McGilvray