• Born: July 29, 1951
  • Died: October 18, 2017
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio

A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes

18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Tel. (440) 260-8800

Tribute & Message From The Family

JOANNE B. HOTCHKISS (nee Gabriel), age 66 of Cleveland, passed away peacefully October 18, 2017 after a brief battle with cancer. Devoted wife of Rick for 35.5 years; dear sister of Phyllis Thornton, of Mansfield; caring aunt of Jennifer Yerse, and Greg Zakrajsek; loving great aunt of many; beloved daughter of the late Stanley and Mary Gabriel. Also survived by many kind friends and neighbors. In lieu of flowers and sympathy cards, please make a donation in her memory to Hospice Services of Southwest General, 18697 Bagley Rd., Middleburg Hts. 44130; or St. Jude Children's Research at Arrangements by the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).

Condolence & Memory Journal

While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one,we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return your dear one to you.

Posted by T H    October 25, 2017

My condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort be with the family during this difficult time.

Posted by Denise J. - Neighbor   October 23, 2017

Condolences to the Hotchkiss family, may the support of family and friends help you though this most difficult time.

Posted by Patty    October 23, 2017

In loving memory of a wonderful friend. I will love you and miss you always and the fun we had together.

Posted by Sally Haurin - Cleveland, OH - friend   October 22, 2017


May God bless you, and your family. At this time of sorrow!

Posted by Jenny Pal - Cleveland, OH - neighbor   October 21, 2017

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by - OH   October 21, 2017

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Joyce    October 21, 2017

I lost my sweeps partner. I will miss her immensely

Posted by Patricia Waechter    October 20, 2017

May the peace and love of God be with you all, in mighty name sweet Jesus.

Posted by B. Williams - Cleveland, OH   October 20, 2017

I have been blessed to have a friend like Jo. She has enriched my life never to be forgotten.

Posted by Lou Smith - Clevelande, OH - Friend   October 19, 2017