FRANK J. JOCHUM, age 90, born July 24, 1926, went home to be with the Lord, surrounded by his family, on June 1, 2017. Born in Cleveland to Stephen and Theresa Jochum (deceased). Met the love of his life, Lila Delaney, in 1934 and married on December 27, 1947. Loving father of Christopher (Theresa), Mark (Joan), Patricia Ely, Francis Eric (Patricia) and Elizabeth Thorne; beloved grandfather of Matthew (Cheryl), Timothy, Keith (Monica), Ryan (Elizabeth) and Mark Francis Jochum, Erin Roberts (Edd), Frances Thuet (John), Mark Collins (Jessica) and Sean Ely (Ashlea), Katie DeNigris (Mario), Maura, Meridith, and Morgan Jochum, and Meghan Thorne; cherished great-grandfather of Lindsay, Cooper, Reilly, Emma, Kyleigh, Ryann, Fletcher and Lila Jochum, Kemp and Royer Roberts, Henry and Delaney Thuet, Collin, Sean, Patrick, Blake and Austin Ely and Francesca DeNigris; dear brother of Dorothy McGoff and the late Anthony, Stephen, Michael, James, Robert, Mary Titchenal, Barbara O'Neil and Betty Flower. Frank was a U.S. Navy Veteran of World War II. He served the 6th District and later the Detective Bureau of the Cleveland Police Department from 1949 until his retirement in 1976. He obtained his real estate broker's license in 1961 and was the owner of Frank J. Jochum Realty, and although he earned the name "Sudden Service" for his superior service, his integrity was his true calling card. Any leisure time that Frank had was spent enjoying time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Frank was a member of St. William Catholic Church in Euclid for 54 years. Special thanks to Michelle Gorman and the staff of Governor's Village Assisted Living and Beth Conklin and the staff of Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Assn., P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, Ohio 44194; Catholic Charities, 1404 E. 9th St., 8th Floor, Cleveland, Ohio 44114 or Bluecoats, Inc., 23300 Mercantile Rd., Beachwood, Ohio 44122. Funeral Mass Friday, June 9, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 1007 Superior Ave. NE., Cleveland, OH 44114. Interment All Souls Cemetery. The family will receive friends AT THE CATHEDRAL FRIDAY FROM 9:00 A.M. UNTIL TIME OF MASS.
Bluecoats, Inc. provides charitable financial assistance to the families of Cuyahoga County police officers, firefighters and other members of safety forces who have lost their lives or become permanently and totally disabled in the line of duty. The financial assistance includes assistance with mortgage payments, educational support, and other financial assistance.
Both of our funeral home locations offer complete services for traditional funerals, funerals followed by cremation, graveside services, shipping arrangements and direct cremations with memorial services.
All of our funeral home locations offer complete services for traditional funerals, funerals followed by cremation, graveside services, shipping arrangements and direct cremations with memorial services.
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