age 87, of Solon passed away on January 3. Beloved husband of the late Janice R. (nee Whittaker) for 64 years; loving father of William (Mark Fiorilli), Ann (David) Greisl, Joseph (Denise), Susan (Frank) Arsena, Hugh, Kevin (Jane) and Colleen (Tony) Valocchi; dearest grandfather of 16 and great grandfather of 10; dear brother of Walter Edwards, June Kostal and the following deceased: Clayton, Chester and Warren Edwards. Veteran, U.S. Army, Korean Conflict. Hugh was the co-owner of the Northern Ohio Paving Co. and an entrepreneur of many successful ventures. His love for nature inspired his development of the Canyon Lakes subdivision. Hugh’s inner peace with the bare elements of this earth is evident in his barns that he built in Bainbridge Twp. His generosity was bestowed on many. Friends received at the ST. JOHN FUNERAL HOME, 16381 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (RT 306), CHAGRIN FALLS, 44023 (2.5 MILES NORTH OF RT. 422), WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8 FROM 3 – 8 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, January 9 at Church of the Resurrection, 32001 Cannon Rd., Solon at 11 A.M. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Burial Crown Hill Cemetery, Twinsburg. Although flowers are appreciated, the family suggests contributions to the Bainbridge Twp. Food Pantry or Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary Inc., 5623 New Milford Rd., Ravenna, OH 44266.