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“Rest peacefully dear lady ”
1 of 68 | Posted by: Dusti Smith - Tigard, OR

“Such sadness overwhelms imagining the world without you, Your light shines on in our memories, in the beautiful faces of your children and your dear...Read More »
2 of 68 | Posted by: Laura (Hardy) Hansen - Spokane, WA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. ”
3 of 68 | Posted by: Renee Levasseur - Brunswick, OH

“Sending prayers to the Pleskovic family. ”
4 of 68 | Posted by: Jamie - OH

“hey ”
5 of 68 | Posted by: The Ritgrson's - Medina, OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
6 of 68 | Posted by: Zoul - student

“Rest in peace, Melinda. Your legacy will live on in your beautiful children. ”
7 of 68 | Posted by: Kim Watson - Monroeville, PA

“So hard to find words. You were a treasured friend to many and a wonderful mother and wife. You always had time for everyone to share a smile and a...Read More »
8 of 68 | Posted by: Diane Brewster - Marblehead, OH

“You were the funniest and nicest teacher I have had. ”
9 of 68 | Posted by: Joshua Mullenax - strongsville, OH

“Deepest sympathies to her family and dear friends. Gone far too soon. Take comfort in your cherished memories. I knew her many years ago and can...Read More »
10 of 68 | Posted by: Judy - OH - classmate

“My heart goes out to the whole family for your loss and I hope the God's Graces will shine upon all of you and hold you up until you are all together...Read More »
11 of 68 | Posted by: Donna Holleran - TN - friend

“Bruce and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Anyone that met Mel for a moment could see the beauty of her...Read More »
12 of 68 | Posted by: Milissa Smith - Streetsboro, OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
13 of 68 | Posted by: - OH

“We grieve the loss of a friend, coach, teacher, mom, sister , wife and more. Melinda was special to so many people and we will treasure her memories....Read More »
14 of 68 | Posted by: Joye and Michael Pautz - Columbia, SC

“We grieve the loss of a friend, coach, teacher, mom, sister , wife and more. Melinda was special to so many people and we will treasure her memories....Read More »
15 of 68 | Posted by: Joye and Michael Pautz - Columbia, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
16 of 68 | Posted by: Jason and Michelle Nieding

“Bruce,So sorry for your loss. Deepest condolences to you and the kids. I will keep you and the family in my prayers. ”
17 of 68 | Posted by: Jeremy Rivera - Broadview Hts, OH

“Our deepest condolences to all of you. Melinda was such a beautiful soul and will always be remembered. May God watch over all of you in your time...Read More »
18 of 68 | Posted by: Gail Brown - strongsville, OH

“May God be with you during this difficult time. ”
19 of 68 | Posted by: Kara Krywyj - Strongsville, OH

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
20 of 68 | Posted by: Notre Dame Academy Class of 1986 - OH

“We will always remember the joy Mel brought to all the softball games at SHS and Explosive. She was such a great cheerleader for the team and always...Read More »
21 of 68 | Posted by: Deb, Ray and Hallie Mach

“We should know that Melinda is in a better place, but it so hard to know that we won't see her walking the halls of SMS, going to Special Olympic...Read More »
22 of 68 | Posted by: Tonya Farran - Strognsville, OH

“Sorry for everyone's loss of such a beautiful lady. She touched a lot of lives. May she Rest In Peace.♥ ”
23 of 68 | Posted by: Jeannette Hadjuk - OH

“Grant eternal rest unto them, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon them........Amen. ”
24 of 68 | Posted by: Droops - Slavic Village - friend

“Dear Bruce, I am so deeply sorry and saddened over the loss of your lovely wife Mel. May our dear Lord and all the angels of heaven bring you and...Read More »
25 of 68 | Posted by: Todd Mitzo - Brunswick, OH

“My family and I all send our deepest sympathy to your family for this tremendous loss. Mel was always smiling and quick to help anyone. I was lucky...Read More »
26 of 68 | Posted by: Jackie Betschman - Brunswick, OH

“I am so sorry about Melinda's tragic and untimely death. I only meet her once at Mel and Greg's wedding but I know how special she was to you all. ...Read More »
27 of 68 | Posted by: Jean Slaughter Johnson - Garfield, WA

“Melinda was a great teacher to several of my children at Kinsner Elementary, and was a friend/teacher to each of them. She made them feel welcomed...Read More »
28 of 68 | Posted by: Karen Brown - Brunswick, OH

“My heart breaks for the family. I had seen your story on the News, May god bless Bruce and your family at this time and May you fly high. Heaven has...Read More »
29 of 68 | Posted by: Joanne Popowick - hawley, PA

“So sad. Spent lot of time with Melinda and Daughter Megan plus son Kyle and Bruce and occasionally Anna. My younger daughter Kris was a teammate of...Read More »
30 of 68 | Posted by: John T Jr Colling - Strongsville

“I am so sorry for your loss. Mel was a wonderful teacher, mother, and friend. You are all her legacy now. She was always talked with pride about...Read More »
31 of 68 | Posted by: Linda Sapara - Strongsville, OH

“I will miss you forever. You. Were very nice. ”
32 of 68 | Posted by: Kathy Klatka - Strongsville, OH

“I am heartbroken and beyond sorry for your tremendous loss. Melinda was my daughter's teacher years ago. She was kind, compassionate, caring and an...Read More »
33 of 68 | Posted by: Clara Arroyo - Strongsville, OH

“I am so sorry for your the loss of your wife, mother, grandmother, and mother-in-law. I worked with Mel at Kinsner from 1999 until my retirement in...Read More »
34 of 68 | Posted by: Cathy Magnus - Strongsville

“So sad to hear this...i waited on you and your family before she was so sweet! Never saw her in a bad mood ! My heart goes out to you and your family...Read More »
35 of 68 | Posted by: Amanda Boros - Acquaintance

“Melinda has blessed my life twice as she taught my daughter in 4th grade at Chapman Elementary, then my grandson at the middle school. She was the...Read More »
36 of 68 | Posted by: Jennifer Pierce - Strongsville, OH

“MelindaIt pains me to think about the loss your family, friends, coworkers, and students are experiencing right now with your departure from our...Read More »
37 of 68 | Posted by: Joe Welsh - Strongsville, OH

“May God comfort and strenghten you all during the especially difficult time. ”
38 of 68 | Posted by: Ben Nduati - Strongsville, OH

“I had Mrs Pleskovic for first grade and then eventually 6th, she always was a happy person. I was always able to come to her for help without feeling...Read More »
39 of 68 | Posted by: Williams - Strongsville, OH

“No words can express the feeling of sadness we are all feel after hearing the news of Melinda's passing. She was an amazing women who was loved by so...Read More »
40 of 68 | Posted by: Mary Lou Showman - Bloomville, OH

“I'm sorry sorry for your loss. May God be with you all in your time of need. It breaks my heart to hear that a great teacher lost her life. May you...Read More »
41 of 68 | Posted by: Darla Little - Perrysburg, OH

“Our deepest sympathies to the family! Mrs. P, as my son fondly called her, was Daniel's first teacher at Kinsner as well as for 6th grade. She was...Read More »
42 of 68 | Posted by: Danell Durica - Strongsville, OH

“May God Bless Melinda, Bruce and the Pleskovic Family. Prayers and Thoughts For All of You Through This Very Difficult Time..Dana Collins ”
43 of 68 | Posted by: A friend

“Bruce and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. God Bless! ”
44 of 68 | Posted by: Linda Bailey - Garfield Heights, OH

“I've never felt so much heartache for one person she had so much life in her ,, she's so loving I'm deeply sorry for what happens my prayers and...Read More »
45 of 68 | Posted by: - Strongsville

“Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
46 of 68 | Posted by: Chad and Andrea Fine - Berea, OH

“A marvelous life cut short. ”
47 of 68 | Posted by: Wende Taylor - Mantua, OH

“Dear Bruce,Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this tragic time. I remember fondly her ready smile at KSKJ events, softball games, reverse...Read More »
48 of 68 | Posted by: Robert Snyder - Sagamore Hills, OH

“To Melinda's Family...There are absolutely no words to express our sorrow at the loss of your lovely wife and mother. Our six children were blessed...Read More »
49 of 68 | Posted by: A friend

“Bruce and family, My deepest sympathy. You and your family are in my prayers. ”
50 of 68 | Posted by: Kathey Connors - Cortland, OH

“Proverbs 31:31 Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate. We will all miss Mel. She has touched...Read More »
51 of 68 | Posted by: Barbara Lustik - Brecksville, OH

“Condolences to the family. ”
52 of 68 | Posted by: Jan Hewitt - Brunswick Hills, OH

“You were my daughter's 2nd grade teacher and our daughter always loved you. My condolences to all your family members and friends ”
53 of 68 | Posted by: Hulugundi Dwarakanath - OH

“Im so sry for your loss, i cant even imagine. so kind hearted and full of life, heaven recieved an angel ”
54 of 68 | Posted by: Peter Roalofs - OH - Friend

“I'm very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your famil y ”
55 of 68 | Posted by: Victoria C - Cleveland, OH

“My condolences. I went to.Naldwin Waalace with Melinda. R.I.P. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. ”
56 of 68 | Posted by: Domenic Vitanza - Cleveland, OH

“Our deepest sympathy to your family. Our prayers for peace and comfort during this heart breaking time. May our Savior wrap you in his arms always. ”
57 of 68 | Posted by: Wayne and Julie Lemke - OH

“Heartfelt thoughts go out to you in this time of sorrow. ”
58 of 68 | Posted by: Jeannette Hadjuk

“Mel will be greatly missed. I enjoyed working with her at Kinsner. She was a sweet and understanding person. My prayers and thoughts go to the...Read More »
59 of 68 | Posted by: Bonnie Zmich - Berea, OH

“My condolences goes out to Kyle and family. She would have fun watching Kyle and the Strongsville special Olympics team ”
60 of 68 | Posted by: Corrie Miller

“So sorry for your loss.Always so cheerful and a Great Big Smile made you just automatically smile..God Bless Tim & Tina Girard ”
61 of 68 | Posted by: T Girard - Broadview Hts Ohio, OH

“My heart breaks for the whole family. I am so sorry that this has happened and I can only pray that you can all find peace in God graces. ”
62 of 68 | Posted by: Donna Holleran - TN

“Blessings to you all of you during this very difficult time. ”
63 of 68 | Posted by: Al and Sue Alli - Strongsville, OH

“Mrs Pleskovic loved kids, and she loved to laugh! She was my son's kindergarten and sixth grade teacher. She will be missed. ”
64 of 68 | Posted by: Osterland Family - Strongsville, OH

“Mel was a bright spot in any day. Always there with a beautiful smile. She loved her family and all her students and friends. Prayers for strength...Read More »
65 of 68 | Posted by: Faith Paliwoda - Friend

“Bruce, I am so sorry for you and the kids. Jim, Jimmy and I send our deepest sympathies ”
66 of 68 | Posted by: Cheryl Orzech - Las Vegas, NV

“Mrs. Pleskovic was one of my daughter's first teachers. We are both saddened by the news of her passing. Please know our thoughts are with you and...Read More »
67 of 68 | Posted by: Laurie Saluga - Loretto, TN

“To all of the family and friends who are grieving over this senseless tragedy, please know there are hundreds of others who are mourning with you and...Read More »
68 of 68 | Posted by: Lori Hannon-Theaker - Danville, KY

MELINDA J. PLESKOVIC (nee Showman), age 49. Beloved wife of 25 years to Bruce. Loving mother of Megan, Anna (Jeffrey Scullin, fiancé) and Kyle. Cherished grandmother of Aurora. Dearest daughter of the late George Michael Lloyd and Opal (nee Brundage) Showman. Dear sister of Juanita Lease, Ed Wise, Jim Wise and the late Betty Gardner. Also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, many dear friends and her adopted family of Bill, Nancy, Scott, Lynne and Melanie Goette. Melinda was a teacher in the Strongsville School System for 27 years. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Melinda J. Showman-Pleskovic Memorial Fund at any Huntington Bank office. Funeral services Saturday October 28, 2017 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 276 E. Bagley Road (Berea) at 10:00 AM. (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Interment Strongsville Cemetery. Friends received FRIDAY 3 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH. (West of I-71).