Priscilla R. Behnke, 62 years of age, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014 at the Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Born on July 1, 1951 in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Jerry and Cecilia (Higgins) Zamrzla. She was a longtime resident of the Mantua-Shalersville area, and a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mantua. Mrs. Behnke was a homemaker, and had been employed as a cashier at Haylett's Food's in Mantua, as well as a nursing aide for many years at the Portage County Nursing Home. She enjoyed crocheting, yet her " grandbabies" provided Priscilla with the most loving special times in her life. On October 23, 1983, she married Thomas M. Behnke who survives at their home. Also surviving are her children Frank Fisher,III of Akron, Jason ( Connie ) Fisher of Mantua, Paul (Elizabeth ) Fisher of Sagamore Hills, Daniel Behnke of Mantua, Monica ( Dan ) Rushnok and Sarah ( Jacob ) Roborecki both of Garrettsville, brothers Jerry ( Nancy ) Zamrzla of Chardon, Charlie (Leesa ) Zamrzla of Concord, Robert Zamrzla of Mantua and Michael Zamrzla of Cleveland, and 13 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Calling hours will be Wednesday (TODAY) from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service in Mantua, where prayers will be said Thursday at 9:15 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Mantua with Rev. Michael Garvey officiating. Final resting place will follow at Westlawn Cemetery in Mantua Township, Ohio.www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
(Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 330-274-3145, RC 2-26-14)
A wonderful and kind person who will be missed greatly.