Eugene Bak – 2014

18 Jul
Eugene Bak Gene Bak was born in Poland. In February 1940 the Soviets deported his entire village, including his family to Siberia. His family escaped from Siberia in 1942 and went to Uzbekistan where his father joined the Polish Army...
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Ernie Mihaly – 2014

18 Jul
Ernie Mihaly Ernest Mihaly was born in 1920 on East 122nd Street in the Buckeye Road neighborhood where he still lives. He was baptized at the First Hungarian Lutheran Church. He grew up in this same Hungarian neighborhood and attended...
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Margaret Callander – 2014

18 Jul
Margaret Callander Margaret was born on July 28, 1932 in Cleveland to Scottish Emigrant parents from Glasgow, Scotland. She graduated from Shaw High School in 1950 as a member of the National Honor Society. Margaret began Highland Dancing at the...
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Nacy Panzica – 2013

18 Jul
Nacy Panzica Nacy Panzica has been in the construction industry for over 60 years. Through his guidance and leadership, Panzica Construction Company has grown from simple residential remodeling projects to what it is today, a multi-million dollar construction company. Panzica...
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Joseph Holzer – 2013

18 Jul
Josef Holzer Josef Holzer was born in September of 1926 in Apatin, Batschka, in the former Yugoslavia, where he attended elementary school, high school, and then studied to become an electrician. He eventually met and married Franziska Kufner, a union...
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Bishop A. Edward Pevec – 2013

18 Jul
Bishop A. Edward Pevec The Most Reverend (Anthony) Edward Pevec was born in Cleveland, OH on April 16,1925. He was ordained a Priest on April 29,1950 and ordained a Bishop on July 2,1982. He was installed Vicar of Eastern Region...
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Sam Miller – 2013

18 Jul
Samuel H. Miller Samuel H. Miller is co-chairman emeritus of Forest City Enterprises, Inc. A key stakeholder since 1947, Miller has overseen various areas of Forest City. He is particularly credited with spearheading the Company’s move into land development. Miller...
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John “Jack” Coyne – 2013

18 Jul
Jack Coyne John (“Jack”) P. Coyne was born in Cleveland, Ohio. John is a graduate of Benedictine High School, and he received his accounting degree and law degree from the University of Notre Dame. John has practiced law in Cleveland...
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Vladimir Rus – 2012

18 Jul
Vladimir Rus Vladimir Rus was born in Rijeka (Flume), Croatia in 1925. He has lived in Croatia, Trieste, Italy and now in Cleveland. He received his extensive education throughout the world. Starting with an Italian Elementary School he went on...
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Ken Kovach – 2012

18 Jul
Ken Kovach Ken Kovach has built upon his advanced studies in sociology to develop a 30-year-plus professional practice in the fields of human resources development and organization development. He has special expertise in the fields of: coaching, creativity and innovation,...
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