Janice O’Brien


Janice O’Brien (nee Monaco) age 73, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Beloved wife of 51 years to John O’Brien. Loving mother of Janet and John. Dear sister to Donna (Hoover). Aunt and friend to many. She was preceded into death by her parents Ann (Grabowski) and Nicholas Monaco.

She was known as Jan to her many friends and family and had a love for beagles including her own, Stanley, but also loved her “Grandpups” Bailey and Hank. She always enjoyed spending time with family and friends and especially loved attending Polka events all over Cleveland. She grew up in a music loving family and often attended dances with her family. Most recently she was an active member of the Cleveland Polka Association and enjoyed the many dances and events they held. Janice was greatly loved and will be dearly missed by all those that knew her.

VISITATION will be held FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2021 from 11:00-12:00PM at YURCH FUNERAL HOME, 5618 Broadview Rd Parma 44134; with a Catholic service to follow.

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  1. Tom Mroczka says:

    So sorry for your loss. Remembering your wonderful mother, wishing you comfort and sharing in your sadness.

  2. John & Nancy Linda says:

    John & Family,
    we are very sorry to hear of janice’s passing. I enjoyed talking to her at all the cpa events, she will be truely missed. sending our thoughts and our prayers to you and your family at this sad time.
    god bless sincerely

    John & Nancy Linda

  3. Bonnie Farmer says:

    So sorry for your loss .My deepest sympathy for you and your family.

  4. Ray Budzilek Jr says:

    So sorry for your loss John . Your in my prayers .

  5. John and Marge Sopczyk says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. A very warm and loving woman who loved her Polka’s, friends, and family. May Jan Rest In Peace.

  6. Sandra D Oravec says:

    I am so sorry for your loss…You were a very devoted and loving son who took great care of her..Keep your memories close to your heart they are precious Your Mom was so nice I was glad to meet her – Be Proud of all the love, care & devotion that you gave to her..She was so proud of you

  7. Mike Gryczko says:

    Rest in peace dear Jan, it was always a meeting you and seeing you at the various Cleveland poker events may you rest in eternal peace. Your Michigan friend Mike

  8. Christine and Jim Deidrick says:

    Praying for the family of Jan as you go through this difficult time. Jan was a wonderful person who loved people and polka music. I loved our conversations together and will always have memories of Jan in my heart.

    God Bless

    Christine and Jim Deidrick

  9. Bryan Palacz says:

    Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.