University Heights Lodge No. 738
Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio

5516 Mayfield Road
Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124
Aarne Lillo, P.M.
HIRAM HEARS Henry G. Mankowski, PDDGM
Worshipful Master
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     BRO. RICHARD LIPNICK and Melissa celebrated their 5th wedding anniversary on June 9th…Also celebrating their 44th that day were WOR. BRO. MICHAEL LEICHNER and Heidi…Happy anniversary to BRO. RONALD GROSS and Shelley, who celebrated #30 in May…BRO. FRANKLIN KODISH and Audrey became proud grandparents again on April 1st with the birth of Blake Ethan Americus to his daughter in Pittsburg…BRO. EDMUND WEISLER and Helen happily announce the engagement of their granddaughter Dana Silverman to Landon Palay. A spring 2019 wedding is planned…Mazel tov to BRO. MICHAEL ZAWATSKY and Jodi on their son Brett becoming a Bar Mitzvah … BRO. FRANKLIN PORATH and Mary have made the trek from Bridgewater, New Jersey and are now ensconced in Canyon Country, California, a suburb of Santa Clarita, which is north of Los Angeles.  The weather is wonderfully refreshing as is the proximity to their gorgeous grandchild Carsyn (who at 7 years old has three modeling contracts and appears in the last 15 seconds of the recent Justin Timberlake video) … ILL. & RT. WOR. BRO. EDWIN A. STRAUSS was presented his 50-Year Service Award Certificate and Pin surrounded by his family on April 16th

     WOR. BRO. DUANE A. DUKES passed away on February 23… BRO. LOUIS FREIBERG passed away on March 1… BRO. LAWRENCE CHABLER (Rita) passed away on March 3… BRO CHARLES REINER (Susan) passed away on March 13… BRO. DAVID LESSEM passed away in Delray Beach, FL. on March 18... BRO. ROBERT E. SCWEID (Barbara) passed away in Cleveland, OH on March 18… ILL. & RT. WOR. BRO. EDWIN A. STRAUSS JR. (Jill) passed away on May 1. He was the father of BRO. DANIEL STRAUSS (Stacey) and BRO. ERIC STRAUSS (Alyssa) …BRO. DONALD L. PLASCO (Shelly) passed away on May 8…Sandra Schenk, Meryl Kaplan’s mother (WOR. BRO. JEFFREY A. KAPLAN), passed away on May 11th.

Hiram can only tell what he hears, and he wants to hear it all … Anyone with news for Hiram can mail it to the lodge, or email it to, or tell him in person when you see him.