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Funeral Services for Cleveland Firefighter Johnny Tetrick Announced


On Saturday, November 19, 2022, Firefighter Johnny Tetrick was hit by a reckless driver and killed in the line of duty while responding to a motor vehicle crash on I-90 near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Firefighter Johnny Tetrick was assigned to Cleveland Fire Station 22, serving the Division of Fire for over 27 years. 

Calling hours for Firefighter Johnny Tetrick will be held at Willoughby Hills Friends Church, 2846 Som Center Rd., in Willoughby Hills on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, from 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. View obituary here.   

*Please note that all media will have a designated area to set up across the street from the church. A staff member will be there to provide instructions. 

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 11 a.m. (doors open at 10 a.m.) at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 1 Center Court in Cleveland. Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and the Gateway complex are uniquely equipped and prepared to be the site of the funeral service.  

The service is open to the public.   

The processional route to Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Saturday is below: 

  • Rt. 91 NB - Rt. 6 WB - Euclid WB - Dille/Nottingham NB - St. Clair WB - E. 79th SB - Superior WB - E. 9th NB - Erieside WB - Al Lerner Way WB - W. 3rd SB - St. Clair WB - W. 9th SB - W. Huron SE - Ontario SB - Carnegie EB - E. 9th NB - Bolivar WB – Under Garage Parking. 

General parking for attendees is available at the East Garage. 

Gates of entry for the general public include the Sherwin Williams entrance and the Cliffs entrance located on the corners of Huron Rd. and Ontario St. / Huron Rd and E. 6th St., respectively. 

*Media will be asked to enter at the Cavs Media Entrance on E. 6 and restricted to section 102 and 126 platforms inside the arena. 

Road closures surrounding the arena 

  • Ontario/Huron Eastbound 
  • Ontario/Carnegie 
  • E. 9th / Carnegie 
  • E. 9th / Sumner 
  • E. 9th / Erie Court 
  • E. 9th @ Cemetery 
  • E. 9th / Bolivar - E/B Bolivar open from E. 9th  
  • E. 9th / Prospect 
  • Huron / Prospect 
  • E. 9th Pl / Huron 
  • E. 8th / Huron 
  • E. 7th / Huron 
  • E. 6th / Huron 
  • E. 4th / High St 

Cleveland Police will be on site to direct and assist with the flow of traffic. 

Those who do not plan to attend in person may view a live stream of the event via the Cleveland Division of Fire Facebook page.