William C Vans age 85 of Brook Park , passed away peacefully March 08, 2019 while surrounded by family. Bill is preceded in death by Arlene, his beloved wife of 57 years. Loving father of Yvonne (William) Bekoscke, Anthony (Brenda Natola), and Gregory. Dear brother of Mary Ann Lavelle (deceased) and Jack Bradescu. Cherished grandfather of Bill (Dawn), Ann, Brittany (Rocky) McLeod, Justine Natola, Kyle and Courtney. Great grandfather of James, Grace, Sophia, & Ryan. Veteran US Navy Korean War. Member of VFW Post 6676 Berea, American Legion Post 610 Brook Park, and Local UAW 1250. The family will receive friends in celebration of Bill’s life at Humenik Funeral Chapel 14200 Snow Rd Brook Park, 44142 on Monday March 11th from 2-4 & 6-8PM. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at Mary Queen of the Apostles Church, 6455 Engle Rd., Brook Park, on Tuesday at 10AM. For those who wish, in lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Cleveland APL, 1729 Willey Ave, Cleveland 44113 or an animal charity of your choice.