David L. Worcester, 73, of Elyria passed away Saturday, September 22, 2012 at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange following a long illness. He was born November 11, 1938 in Valparaiso, Indiana and was a Elyria resident for most of his life. David was a teacher with the Elyria Public Schools for 31 years, retiring in 1991, and was a member of the Washington Avenue Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Patricia (nee Litke); son-in-law, Steve Burkey; sisters, Linda (Eddie) Kotecki of Sagamore Hills and Marcia (Tim) Widman of Elyria; brother, Keith (Nancy) Worcester of Silver Lake, Ohio; brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Linda Gross of Vermilion.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jane Worcester-Burkey; and a son, Scott David Worcester. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 25, 2012 from 4 to 7 P.M. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Service will be Wednesday, September 26 at 10:30 A.M. in the funeral home. The Rev. Janet Long will Officiate. Burial will be at Ridgehill Memorial Park, Amherst Twp.
Memorial contributions can be made to the donor’s choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com.