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I am so very saddened by Steve's death.He was such a nice man and such a very good listener.We talked often about my brother who was his classmate.Michael really liked and admired Steve.We talked also of Ignatius and sports and the events of our lives.Steve was faithful to the First Friday group and it was always fun to sit with him and Gary Roggenburk and talk about our lives. Francine was so interesting when she and Steve would come

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Posted by: Terry Hayes - Bay Village, OH - friend   Mar 16, 2020

You have my sincere condolences. Steve and I first met when we took our Funeral Directors State Board exam at the same time. He was always a kind person and a gentleman along with very strong family ties. He will be greatly missed.


Posted by: Chuck Lokar - Westlake, OH - friend   Mar 16, 2020

Eternal rest grant unto Steve. Our sincere condolences to Fran and her family for your loss. May Steve rest in peace. In view of the virus, we are continuing to isolate ourselves, but continue to pray for you.


Posted by: Joseph and Sheila Caco - Avon, OH - family   Mar 16, 2020

Dear Steve, Mary and Family, losing someone you love is always very hard. I am so sorry that you have the added sorrow of having to contend with the health situation we are facing. At this sad time you must remember a life well-lived. Fondly, Anna May Hunt


Posted by: ANNA MAY HUNT - ROCKY RIVER, OH - friend   Mar 16, 2020

Sincere condolences to Grade schoolmate Fran, in remembrance to High school Mate Steve


Posted by: Bob Kirstein - Valenia, PA - friend   Mar 16, 2020

Francine and loving family, Mark and I are very sadden to hear of Steves passing and offer you are most heartfelt sympathy. Although we havent seen each other in years, I will always cherish the wonderful family memories that I hold dear in my heart. Visiting Stevie, Aunt Betty and Uncle Steve and Curt his German Shepard was a yearly summer tradition along with all our Tweardy family reunions. In light of the coronavirus, we are staying home and taking precautions. Please know that out thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless.


Posted by: Linda (Masci) & Mark OKeefe - Mechanicsburg   Mar 16, 2020

I remember a great gentleman with who I had a few adult beverages in his kitchen of the west park home.


Posted by: Bill&Peggy Malumphy - north olmsted, OH - friend   Mar 16, 2020

Dear Ellen, Tom and all your family,

Our sincerest sympathy to all the family. What an amazing man your dad was. He was such a kind, gentle person with so much compassion. He has left a tremendous legacy , of which he was so proud. You all have an angel watching over you.

Sincerely,












Posted by: Mike & Terri Berish - North Ridgeville   Mar 15, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the Tirpak family. I remember Steve very fondly. He was such a kind man. Praying for all of you who loved him.


Posted by: Beth Ockuly Thomas - North Olmsted, OH   Mar 15, 2020

Our prayers are with the Tirpak families at this time. Steve gave support and help to many families over the years as they experienced the loss of a loved one, and he deserves the type of send-off he provided for many others. The McAuliffe families intersected with the Tirpaks since 1963 in West Park and continuing to the present in Rocky River. The family spirit fostered at the University of Dayton by the Marianists meant a great deal in Steve's

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Posted by: Robert McAuliffe - Rocky River, OH   Mar 15, 2020