July 10, 1923 - February 14, 2021
Frances Rose (Veselko) Szabo Batt, 97, of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away on February 14, 2021. She was born to parents Joseph and Rose, on July 10, 1923 in Mentor, Ohio. She graduated from Mentor High School in 1941. Frances worked as a New Claims Supervisor for the State of Ohio for 25 years retiring in 1988. She loved to compete over card and board games. She loved to travel, going camping, and was an avid gardener, growing roses was her specialty. After raising three children, Frances discovered the sport of bowling. She honed her skills and competed in the Senior Olympics in 2009, 2011, and 2013 and continued to bowl until age 94. She is survived by her sons A. Thomas (Diane) Szabo of Concord Twp., OH and Michael Szabo of Oak Island, NC; daughter, Kathleen Szabo (Jon Mumma) of Columbia, TN; grandchildren: Kristina (Bobby) Pugh, Andrea (Lynn) Brown and Amy (Ben) Tennant; great-grandchildren: Elwood, Kate, Milly, and James Tennant, Gabriel and Gwen Brown, and Lizzie Pugh; brother-in-law, James Reho; she was loved by Andy Mumma, Janelle Wood, Andy and Amanda Mumma and children Miles and Julianna; Terese “Terri” and Tom Salvatore, and loved by the Lancaster family and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband’s Andrew Szabo and Walter Batt; great-grandson, Aiden Tennant; brother Rudy (Marge) Veselko Sr., Joseph Veselko and Stanley (Ada) Shore; sisters Helen (Ken) Lamer and Annette Reho. The family will receive friends from 9:30 am – 10:30 am Monday, February 22, 2021, at St. John Vianney Church, 7575 Bellflower Rd., Mentor, OH 44060. A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 am Monday at the church. Masks are required and social distancing is encouraged during all publicly attended events. Interment will be in Mentor Cemetery. Contributions may be made, in her memory, to The Alzheimer’s Association, Cleveland Area Chapter, 23215 Commerce Park Suite 300, Beachwood, OH 44122; online at https://act.alz.org/site/TR/Events/Tributes-AlzheimersChampions?pg=fund&fr_id=1060&pxfid=668193 Arrangements entrusted to the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor, OH. Send flowers and offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Frances Rose (Veselko) Szabo Batt, 97, of Columbia, Tennessee, passed away on February 14, 2021. She was born to parents Joseph and Rose, on July 10, 1923 in Mentor, Ohio. She graduated from Mentor High School in 1941. Frances worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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