October 2, 1931 - October 10, 2021
Francis J. Cawley, Sr., 90, of Willoughby, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Lake West Medical Center. He was born October 2, 1931 in Cleveland to the late Michael and Mary Cawley. Frank was a graduate of Cathedral Latin who enlisted in the United States Army and served his country proudly in the Korean War. After his service in the United States Army, he started his career in the auto industry, eventually owning his own dealership, Cawley Pontiac. He ended his long-time sales career of 52 years with Saturn of Wickliffe/Mentor. Frank and Pat loved traveling the United States, making their home away from home in Vegas. Family and friends were the most important part of their lives, especially their grandchildren and great-grandchild. He will be remembered and missed by all for his wonderful sense of humor. Survivors include his children, Frank (Luann) Cawley Jr., Kevin (Lisa) Cawley, Martin (Michelle) Cawley, and Stephen (Maureen) Cawley; grandchildren, Dawn, Kyle, Megan, Kaitlyn, and Chandler; great-granddaughter, Madelyn; and brother, William Tryon. Preceding Francis in death are his wife, Patricia Cawley and daughter, Kathleen Cawley. The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday, October 14, 2021 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. A funeral mass will be held 9:30 a.m., Friday, October 15, 2021 at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 9925 Johnnycake Ridge Rd., Concord Twp. OH 44060. Please meet at the church. Burial to take place in All Souls Cemetery, following the Mass. Contributions may be made in memory of Francis to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org/ Offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Francis J. Cawley, Sr., 90, of Willoughby, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at Lake West Medical Center. He was born October 2, 1931 in Cleveland to the late Michael and Mary Cawley. Frank was a graduate of Cathedral Latin who enlisted... View Obituary & Service Information
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