August 22, 2014

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Tina Larkins

Tina Larkins, 38, of Elyria, died suddenly on Tuesday, August 21, 2007. She was a devoted mother who enjoyed taking care of her children. She graduated from LCCC and had been an Air Traffic Controller in the U.S. Navy for five years. She is survived by her parents, Bobbi Santacroce of New York state, and Read More…

Sue Peoples

Sue Peoples, 65, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2007, at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital after a three and one-half month battle with respiratory complications. She was born in Oberlin and raised in Wellington, where she was a majorette and homecoming queen. After graduating from Ohio State, Sue moved to Modesto, Calif., she taught there for Read More…

Mary Janice Martin

Mary Janice Martin (Osbourne), died Sunday, August 19, 2007, at home following a long illness. There will be a Celebration of Life, Saturday, August 25, 2007, at House of Praise International Church, 4321 Elyria Ave., Lorain. A dinner will follow the service.

Kathryn Gallagher Kinder

Kathryn Gallagher Kinder, 77, of Holland, Ohio, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2007, in the Northwest Ohio Hospice Inpatient Center, Toledo. She was born September 3, 1929 in Pittsburgh, to Leroy and Kathryn Hackenberg. She and her late husband, George, owned and operated the Gallagher Insurance Agency in Elyria prior to her working for the Read More…

Church accountant goes on trial

CLEVELAND — A former top accountant for the Cleveland Catholic Diocese cheated the church and defrauded the government through $785,000 in kickbacks, prosecutors said at Wednesday’s trial opening. The defense countered that church leaders — including the former bishop — approved the payments. Anton Zgoznik, 40, of suburban Kirtland Hills, was instrumental in arranging the Read More…

Jermaine L. Howard

Jermaine L. Howard, 29, of Lexington, Ky., formerly of Lorain, passed away suddenly on August 18, 2007. Friends may call Friday, August 24, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, 3001 Elyria Ave., Lorain. Funeral Services will be Saturday, August 25, 2007, 11 a.m., in the Compassion Baptist Church, 520 Read More…

Jack P. Holland II

Jack P. Holland  II, 45, of West Salem, died Aug. 21, 2007, at Lodi Community Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1961 in Chattahoochee County, Ga., the son of Jack & Jean (Tyrell) Holland I. He had been employed for the State Highway Patrol for 20 years. He was a past member of the Blue Read More…

Judge’s ruling closes beating case

  PHOTO PROVIDED Red marks are seen on an 8-year-old who was hit with a belt by his father. LORAIN — There’s little Children Services can do now that Lorain County Common Pleas Court Judge James Burge has acquitted a Lorain man accused of striking his 8-year-old son with a belt. Burge cleared 28-year-old James Read More…

Hazel D. Niner

Hazel D. Niner (nee Reed), 92, of Avon passed away Monday, August 20, 2007, at the Wesleyan Village Nursing Home in Elyria following a brief illness. Hazel attended the Belden United Methodist Church. She was an avid Cleveland Indians Fan and she enjoyed playing bingo. Survivors include daughter, Delores Lyons of Avon; son, Ronald Niner Read More…

Easter Seals offices join up

Easter Seals will combine its offices in northern Ohio to provide a network of services throughout the entire region. Easter Seals Northwestern and Easter Seals Northeast will join forces to form Easter Seals Northern Ohio on Sept. 1. The national organization, which helps disabled adults and children, was founded in Elyria in 1919. A total Read More…