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“I want to offer my sympathy and prayers for Steve's family. He was a wonderful help at Chambers with my parents' funeral. What a blessing for us and...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: David Watson, SJ - Detroit, MI

“Steve was a very good man who represented the very best of St. Ignatius High School's alumni.It was always good to see Steve at the Irish Festival,...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Maureen and Terry Gravens - OH

“Dear Fran and the entire Tirpak Family-How sorry we are to hear of Steve's passing. As each of you know, he was a great guy --- always looking to...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Tom Frank - Westlake, OH - friend

“Dear Tirpak Family,We were so sorry to hear about your Father Stephen. He was obviously a joy to all of you, which showed in all of your family.The...Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Anne Barrett - Westlake, OH

“Steve and all the Tirpaks: My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Our shared faith teaches us that we will be reunited in faith never to...Read More »
5 of 37 | Posted by: David Briggs - Cleveland, OH

“Frannie,How sad you must be. If it were possible, I would wrap my arms around you so you would know that the years that have passed since we played...Read More »
6 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“Fran & family, please accept our deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved Steve. He was always such a kind, friendly and deeply caring...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Mary Ellen & Jeff Wiggenhorn - OH

“Steve has always been a personable, likable gentleman. Ray enjoyed his camaraderie at St. Ignatius in the 50's and then a lifelong friendship. He...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Ray Mitchell - No. Ridgeville, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. I have found memories of the hair salon day. May he rip with our lord . May his memory be eternal. ”
9 of 37 | Posted by: Rosie DeLuca Trunkett - OH

“We are all sorry for the loss of such a fine man who had a positive impact upon many others, and thankful for the impressive legacy he has left...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Tom Fayen Family - Fairview Park, OH

“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...Read More »
11 of 37 | Posted by: Terry Hayes - Bay Village, OH

“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...Read More »
12 of 37 | Posted by: Chuck Lokar - Westlake, OH

“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...Read More »
13 of 37 | Posted by: Joseph and Sheila Caco - Avon, OH

“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...Read More »
14 of 37 | Posted by: ANNA MAY HUNT - ROCKY RIVER, OH

“Sincere condolences to Grade schoolmate Fran, in remembrance to High school Mate Steve ”
15 of 37 | Posted by: Bob Kirstein - Valenia, PA

“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...Read More »
16 of 37 | Posted by: Linda (Masci) & Mark OKeefe

“I remember a great gentleman with who I had a few adult beverages in his kitchen of the west park home. ”
17 of 37 | Posted by: Bill&Peggy Malumphy - OH - friend

“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...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: Mike & Terri Berish

“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. ”
19 of 37 | Posted by: Beth Ockuly Thomas - OH

“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...Read More »
20 of 37 | Posted by: Robert McAuliffe - Rocky River, OH


21 of 37 | Posted by: Mary Pat Coughlin-O'Neil - OH

“I wish to offer my sincere condolences to Steve and the family. Many years ago, I played in a golf league with Steve and had many pleasant...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: Timothy Brulport - bay village, OH

“Condolences to Steve and family. Warm memories of hanging around their house on Woodbury when we went to St. Pat's together. Mr. Tirpak was a stand...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: Rich Malloy - Wooster, OH

“My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Steve. May you be comforted, in your time of grief, with fine memories of him. ”
24 of 37 | Posted by: Bill Malloy - Wooster, OH

“WITH THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AT THIS MOST DIFFICULT TIME ”
25 of 37 | Posted by: - OH - friend

“Our deepest sympathy is with your family at this difficult time. Thoughts & prayers are with you all! ”
26 of 37 | Posted by: Jim & Anita Gutoskey - OH

“The McGinty family are sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers. ”
27 of 37 | Posted by: Linda & Mike McGinty - Lorain, OH

“Had the sincere pleasure of getting to know Steve through St. Ignatius Alumni Assoc. Such a quality person. Peace and love to your families. ”
28 of 37 | Posted by: Jim Schade - OH - acquaintance

“A beautiful tribute for a beautiful human. My heart holds wonderful memories of Mr. Tirpak and the entire Tirpak family. Sending love and praying for...Read More »
29 of 37 | Posted by: Nicole Wheeler - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. Mr. Tirpak was such a nice person. He will be missed. ”
30 of 37 | Posted by: Emily Lyman - Rocky River

“To all the Tirpak Families, We are very sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.Brian, Patty Loftus & Family ”
31 of 37 | Posted by: Brian Loftus - Rocky River, OH

“To the Tirpak family,My condolences and prayers to your family.Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father's...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Rico Fernando - Sugar Land, TX

“Francine and dear cousins,From afar our thoughts are with you and of remembrances past of Steve, who was always loved dearly by my parents, my sister...Read More »
33 of 37 | Posted by: Joe Carey - Houston, TX - family

“What a beautiful obit and what a wonderful man. My prayers are with my dear friend Francine and their family. ”
34 of 37 | Posted by: Jackie LaGuardia - FL

“Mr. Tirpak, what a special man. God speed! Dear family, I am sorry for your loss. God bless. ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: Maureen Hennessey - Strongsville, OH

“Aunt Fran and all the Tirpak family, Please know that my family has Uncle Steve and you all in our thoughts and prayers. I am blessed to have had...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Kathleen DePaola Beiser - OH

“What a beautiful tribute. Our sympathy on your loss. ”
37 of 37 | Posted by: Owen and Jeanne Gallagher - OH


STEPHEN G. TIRPAK of Cleveland, OH died March 12, 2020 at the age of 82. He began working at Chambers Funeral Home in 1964, receiving his funeral directors licenses in 1966. He graduated with a degree in mortuary science from the University of Dayton and was a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association and the Cuyahoga Funeral Directors Association.