Annette Bendes (nee Gugliuzza), age 82. Beloved mother of Ron (Terri), Bob, Rick (deceased), and Barbara; devoted nana of the late John David and Robert Alan, Jr.; dear daughter of the late Constantino “Gus” and Barbara (nee Locigno); dearest sister of the late Marie. “I did it my way”…Annette was a graduate of John Adams High School. She had a successful career at Huron Road Hospital in Human Resources and at St. Alexis Hospital as Director of HR. After retiring she went back to work at Mayfield Hts. and Shaker Hts. County Clubs. She was spirited, compassionate, smart, feisty, strong, supportive, fair and tough. She loved surfing the internet and shopping. UPS will miss her. She will be dearly missed by all. She did it HER WAY!. A Celebration of Annette’s life will take place on Sunday, 2-6pm at Maher-Melbourne Funeral Home 4274 Mayfield Rd. (at Belvoir Blvd), South Euclid. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts to Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, 21281 Chardon Rd., Euclid, OH 44117. Arrangements by Golubski Funeral Home (216)341-0940.