LaRuth Burke (nee Johnson), 78, formerly of Sheffield Township, died Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at the home of her daughter, Scottie Smith in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, following a lingering illness. Scottie had been her caregiver for the past six months. She was born December 25, 1928, in Jackhorn, Kentucky, and resided there until moving [...]
Jayden L. Davidson, 8 months old, of Lorain, passed away June 26, 2007, at his residence. He loved playing with his older brother and being with his family, he also enjoyed lots of attention. Survivors include his mother, Julie St. Clair of Lorain; father, Jason Davidson of Elyria; brother, Jordan Smitley of Lorain; also two [...]
Stanley J. "Stan" Duposki, 54, of Ashland, died Wednesday, June 27th, 2007. He was born February 16, 1953, in Lodi to Rudolph and Sophia (Pileski) Duposki. Stanley grew up in the Litchfield area and lived many years in the New London and Nova areas. He worked for Modern Poured Walls in Wellington where he was [...]
Junior Lee Gibson, beloved husband and father, 72, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2007, at Community Health Partners in Lorain following an extended illness. He was born April 1, 1935 in Fenwick, West Virigina. He was raised in the Webster Springs area. At the age of 18, he moved to [...]
Christine "Grand-mama" Gunn, 90, of Oberlin, passed away Monday in the Allen Medical Center of Oberlin following a long illness. She was born in Okolona, Mississippi, coming to Oberlin 48 years ago in 1960. Mrs. Gunn was a home maker and was also a cook. A member of Clark Missionary Baptist Church in Mississippi, Mrs. [...]
Ruby Viola Owens, nee Franklin, 87, of Lorain, died Tuesday morning, June 26, 2007 at Lorain Community Health Partners. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Brown-Robinson Funeral Home.
Julia Papp, (nee Gergely), 86, of Lorain, died on Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Five Star Group Home, Avon Lake, following a short illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.
Judith A. Workman, 78, of Norwalk, died Thursday morning June 28, 2007, in Fisher Titus Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born March 24, 1929 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Wilbur E. Glass and Margaret M. McMorrow. She came to this area from Elyria in 1978. She attended Mt. Carmel Nursing School [...]
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers did not acquire a pick in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, but they’ll be back in action Sunday when teams are allowed to begin negotiating with free agents. The Cavaliers have two restricted free agents of their own they want to keep in Anderson Varejao and [...]
Brian Mahoney The Associated Press NEW YORK — The Portland Trail Blazers got Greg Oden and felt like they won a championship. The Seattle SuperSonics settled for Kevin Durant, thrilling fans disappointed by the trade of All-Star Ray Allen to Boston. The Trail Blazers ended months of debate Thursday night when they chose Oden over [...]