September 19, 2014

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Teacher immersed in a new culture

OBERLIN — For three weeks, an Oberlin High School teacher found herself immersed in Tokyo’s daily life. Donna M. Shurr, who was chosen as one of 200 educators to participate in the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program, got to see firsthand how the Japanese education system works, experience the foreign culture and see how Read More…

Shirley A. Parks

Shirley A. Parks, (nee Denn), 71, of Elyria, died on Tuesday,  September 11, 2007 at Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville, following a long illness. Mrs. Parks was born in Elyria and lived here all of her life.  She was a trimmer at Worthington Ball for many years and also served as the office Read More…

Sandra J. Haas

Sandra J. Haas (nee Rieth), 67, of North Ridgeville, passed away at home on Sunday, September 9, 2007 following a brief illness. She was born in Elyria on March 3, 1940. She resided in North Ridgeville for many years and prior to that she lived in Avon. She was a 1958 graduate of Avon High Read More…

Rosie D. Johnson

Rosie D. Johnson, 74, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 9, 2007 at the Community Health Partners Hospital of Lorain, following a short illness. She was born in Jefferson, AL, coming to Elyria, 55 years ago from Chicago, IL. She was educated in the Marengo County School System and Read More…

Robert J. “Bob” Schaffer

Robert J. “Bob” Schaffer, 63, of Wellington, died Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at EMH Regional Healthcare Center in Elyria after a sudden illness. He was born in Norwalk, the son of the late Florian and Mildred (Braden) Schaffer. Bob was employed as the grounds keeper for the Lorain County Fairgrounds for the last 30 years. Read More…

Richard A. Petcavage

Richard A. Petcavage, 44, of Elyria, died Monday, September 10, 2007. Richard was a 1981 Elyria Catholic High School graduate, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 774, V.F.W. Post #1079, and was an avid fan of the Indians, Browns, and Ohio State Buckeyes. He is Read More…

Nishan M. Aghajanian

Nishan M. Aghajanian, 92, "Tailor to the Stars" died Saturday, September 8, 2007, at Allen Medical Center in Oberlin, following a brief hospitalization. He was a 69 year Oberlin resident who welcomed decades of customers to his shop off Tappan Square. Mr. Aghajanian was born December 18, 1914 in Arapkir, Turkey. Six months later, he Read More…

Lottie J. Nibert

Lottie J. Nibert, 88, of Lorain, died Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at the Northridge Health Center in North Ridgeville, following a brief illness. She was born March 19, 1919 in Lorain and had been a lifelong resident. She was a homemaker and at one time employed as an inspector for the Western Automatic Company in Read More…

L. Kelley Delgado

L. Kelley Delgado, 40, of Lorain, died Saturday, September 8, 2007 at Community Health Partners in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. Ms. Delgado was born February 13, 1967 in Columbus, and had been a lifelong resident of Lorain. She loved her children, taking care of her many nieces and nephews, and being with family and Read More…

Frances M. Stevenson

Frances M. Stevenson (nee Lewis), 94, of Elyria, died Saturday, September 8, 2007 at the Wesleyan Village. She was born August 22, 1913 in Easton, IL and attended Millikin University in Decatur, IL and taught grades one through eight in a one room school house in Leveldale, IL. She was married and in 1935 moved Read More…