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  • Francis "Pauline" Drake, 94 Elyria, Ohio

    June 29, 1924 - September 20, 2018

    Retired after many years as a machinist at Moen (Standadyne, Elyria). Member of bowling leagues at Brunswick Lanes & Rebman's. She enjoyed being a homemaker, a gardener, canning food, a quilter, camping, & fishing....


  • Thomas W. Johnson Obituary Photo
    Thomas W. Johnson, 77 Elyria, Ohio

    September 11, 1941 - September 14, 2018

    Dr. Thomas W. Johnson, 77, a lifelong resident of Elyria passed away Friday, September 14, 2018 at Mercy New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain following a very brief illness. He was born September 11, 1941 in...


  • Darnell Spraggins, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Darnell Spraggins, Sr., 73 Elyria, Ohio

    June 30, 1945 - September 11, 2018

    Darnell Spraggins, Sr., 73, of Elyria passed away at his home unexpectedly of natural causes Tuesday, September 11, 2018. He was born June 30, 1945 in Huntsville, Alabama. He moved to Lorain with his family in 1946. ...


  • James F. Shebek, 88 Elyria, Ohio

    August 15, 1930 - September 9, 2018

    Elyria High School,1947. US Army Korean Conflict, stationed in Germany. Employed at Gen Industry, Monumental Ins, & self-employed in construction. 50+ yrs Mason with Elyria Masons (formerly Frank S. Harmon Lodge),...


  • Jay "OJ" Gunter, 76 Sullivan, Ohio

    December 22, 1941 - September 5, 2018

    Truck driver/dump driver for Jimmy's Trucking & Nelson Trucking. Member of Midway Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, Blue Grass music, & loved western shows. Survived by his wife, Jean; children Sue DeMarco (Danny),...


  • Ronald "Ron" Shaw Obituary Photo
    Ronald "Ron" Shaw, 65 Lorain, Ohio

    October 23, 1952 - September 4, 2018

    Ronald "Ron" Shaw, 65, of Lorain passed away at his home Tuesday, September 4, 2018. He was born October 23, 1952 in Lorain. Ron graduated from Clearview High School, Class of 1971. He was employed with First Energy ...


  • Anna Louise Loftin Obituary Photo
    Anna Louise Loftin, 78 Grafton, Ohio

    August 11, 1940 - August 29, 2018

    Anna Louise Loftin passed away peacefully at home on August 29, 2018, following a brave fight against cancer. Anna was born on August 10, 1941 or August 11, 1940 in Belle, West Virginia. She loved telling the story...


  • Elden J. Lattea Obituary Photo
    Elden J. Lattea, 57 Elyria, Ohio

    October 2, 1960 - August 25, 2018

    Elden J. Lattea, 57, of Elyria since 1987, passed away suddenly of natural causes at his home Saturday, August 25, 2018. He was born October 2, 1960 in Weston, West Virginia. Elden was a graduate of Lewis County High...


  • Arthur L. Brown, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Arthur L. Brown, Jr., 65 Elyria, Ohio

    June 8, 1953 - August 18, 2018

    Arthur L. Brown, Jr., 65, of Elyria, Ohio, passed on Saturday, August 18, 2018 after a long illness. Art was born in Elyria, Ohio and lived his entire life there, graduating from Midview High School in 1972. He was a...


  • Patricia (nee Prososki) Hetsler Obituary Photo
    Patricia (nee Prososki) Hetsler, 79 Elyria, Ohio

    August 9, 1938 - August 8, 2018

    Patricia Hetsler (nee Prososki) passed away peacefully one day before her 80th birthday. Pat had been bravely fighting leukemia for eight months which caused her unexpected death on a family vacation in Florida. She...


  • Timothy McCullough Obituary Photo
    Timothy McCullough, 61 Elyria, Ohio

    May 20, 1957 - August 5, 2018

    Timothy McCullough, 61, of Elyria went home to be with his Lord Sunday, August 5, 2018 at UH Cleveland Medical Center from complications of a motorcycle accident. He was born May 20, 1957 in Elyria. Tim was a graduate...


  • Helen (nee Molnar) Zych Obituary Photo
    Helen (nee Molnar) Zych, 90 Elyria, Ohio

    January 4, 1928 - August 3, 2018

    Helen M. Zych (nee Molnar), a lifelong resident of Lorain, passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018 at The Wesleyan Village in Elyria following a lengthy illness. She was born on January 4,1928. Mrs. Zych graduated from...


  • Richard H. Parks, Jr. Obituary Photo
    Richard H. Parks, Jr., 76 Elyria, Ohio

    September 16, 1941 - July 27, 2018

    Reverend Richard H. Parks, Jr., 76, died following a brief illness at Ames Hospice of the Western Reserve on Friday, July 27, 2018. He was born September 16, 1941. He spent most of his young life in McKeesport, PA. ...


  • Robert L. Lindquist Obituary Photo
    Robert L. Lindquist, 95 Elyria, Ohio

    August 10, 1922 - July 27, 2018

    Robert L. Lindquist, age 95, of Elyria, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018. He was born on August 10, 1922 in Chariton, IA. Robert served in the US Navy as a First Class Radioman during World War II. He earned his...


  • Nina (nee Skidmore) Hebble, 75 Elyria, Ohio

    November 8, 1942 - July 22, 2018

    Graduated from Normantown High School & Lorain Business College. Employed in payroll for the Federal Government Defense Finance & Lockheed Martin in Cleveland with more than 20 years of service. She was a sports fan...


  • Dail J Higginbotham, 85 Elyria, Ohio

    June 7, 1933 - July 1, 2018

    Served in the US Navy 1951-1954 during Korean Conflict. Employed at Lorain Ford Motor Co for 33 yrs, Fairfield Motel Avon 1989-2010, & school crossing guard in Elyria. A member of Lorain Baptist Church, VFW Post #1079,...


  • Carrie (nee Strawderman) Parsons, 64 Elyria, Ohio

    January 18, 1954 - June 21, 2018

    Carrie enjoyed supporting charities, such as St Jude Children's Hospital, going to garage sales, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Tawna Strawderman, Sonya...


  • Laura M Pence, 85 Elyria, Ohio

    February 11, 1933 - June 17, 2018

    Employed at Barnes Pump. Married Jim & made their home in Elyria. A loving homemaker & enjoyed nurturing & raising a large family, cooking, hosting family dinners, time spent with her grandchildren; buying &...


  • Brandon George Benton Obituary Photo
    Brandon George Benton, 23 Fairview Park, Ohio

    September 19, 1994 - June 17, 2018

    Brandon George Benton, 23, of Fairview Park and a former resident of Grafton passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 17, 2018. He was born September 19, 1994 in Elyria. Brandon graduated from Midview High School,...


  • James Larry Ryder Obituary Photo
    James Larry Ryder, 76 Elyria, Ohio

    August 19, 1941 - June 16, 2018

    James Larry Ryder, age 76, longtime resident of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 following a brief illness. He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on August 19, 1941. James served in the US Army and later...


  • Wilda (nee Wildman) Ashcraft Obituary Photo
    Wilda (nee Wildman) Ashcraft, 95 Elyria, Ohio

    April 30, 1923 - June 15, 2018

    WILDA M. ASHCRAFT (nee Wildman), 95, dear wife to the late Ralph Behm and Raymond Ashcraft; loving mother to Debra Drew (Dan) and Connie (Mike); cherished grandmother to Douglas Moon, Allison Moon (Matt Smallwood),...


  • Michael D. Cathey, 46 Akron, Ohio

    July 30, 1971 - June 15, 2018

    Graduated from Elyria West High School, Class of 1990. Member of Brown Street Church of Christ, Akron. Hobbies were golfing & reading. Enjoyed watching Jeopardy & taking care of his sisters & niece. Survived by his...


  • William "Ted" McWilliams, 67 Lorain, Ohio

    September 9, 1950 - June 9, 2018

    Graduated from Elyria High School, Class of 1970. Raised in the Mount Zion Baptist Church. He served his country in the US Army & was stationed in North Carolina. Employed at Bendix in Elyria & the coffee shop at UH...


  • Albert D. Racz, 81 Elyria, Ohio

    December 30, 1936 - June 9, 2018

    Albert D. Racz, 81, a lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Elmcroft Assisted Living in Amherst following a lengthy illness. He was born December 30, 1936 in Elyria. Albert graduated from...


  • Hazel (nee Swegard) Richardson, 100 Elyria, Ohio

    November 2, 1917 - June 6, 2018

    Member of the Washington Ave Baptist Church; employed as a waitress for many years at Mac's Restaurant & Tudy's. Survived by her daughter Anne Louise Kowalski (Eugene) Gandee of Elyria; grandchildren Linda Gandee (Craig...