Lisa M. Reitz (nee Selmon), 48, of Avon Lake, formerly of Strongsville, passed away Friday, April 12, 2013 at The Ames Family Hospice House, Westlake, after a year and a half battle with lung cancer. Lisa was born October 28, 1964 in the Bronx, New York and had lived in Avon Lake the past eight years.
Lisa graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Bowling Green State University and for the past six years had worked as a payroll clerk for Metro Health System Cleveland. She was a member of Holy Spirit Church, Avon Lake. She enjoyed gardening and working in the yard, she was also an animal lover especially dogs and her own dog Snicker. She also found great joy in spoiling her 13 nieces and nephews and her one great nephew.
Lisa is survived by her husband of 20 years, Joseph, whom she married, May 1, 1993; besides her nieces and nephews she is survived by her parents, Robert and Katherine (nee Holmes) Selmon of Ocala, Florida; and sister, Susanne Polivka (Michael) of Fairview Park.
Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, Monday, April 15, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at Holy Spirit Church, Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10 A.M. Fr. James H. Beatty of the church will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the American Cancers Society, 10501 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 44106 or Love-A-Stray, P.O. Box 125, Avon Lake, OH 44012