DeLaurice A. “Dee” Carle, (nee Wojtowich), 75, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, following a brief illness. She was born March 6, 1937 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident.
Dee worked as a registered nurse for 50 years, retiring from Mercy Regional Medical Center in 2011. She was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Elyria, a 1955 Elyria Catholic High School graduate, a member of the Oberlin Golf Club and was a recipient of the American Cancer Society Nurse Of Hope Award.
Survivors include her husband of 47 years, Richard “Jim” Carle; daughter, Jeanine Gamble of Zanesville; son, Rich Carle of Medina; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Agnes (nee Shapko) Wojtowich. The family will receive friends Thursday, August 23, 2012, 4 until 7 P.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. 440-322-4626. Closing prayers will be Friday, August 24, 2012, at 9:30 A.M., in the funeral home, followed by a 10 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Agnes Church, 611 Lake Ave, Elyria. The Reverend Charles J. Ryba will be the Celebrant. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 10501 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com.