Carolyn M. Rebeles, 92, of Elyria, passed away Monday, October 8, 2012 at the Life Care Center of Elyria, following a brief illness. She was born February 29, 1920 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident.
Carolyn worked in the material control department at the former Bendix-Westinghouse Corp. in Elyria, retiring after 30 years of service. She enjoyed traveling the world, sewing, and playing the piano. Many of her friends did not realize that she had celebrated 23 leap year birthdays.
Survivors include her sisters, Rose Rebeles and Helen Benford, both of Elyria; two nieces, Karolin Benford and Jennie Benford-Shanley.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Karolin Rebeles; and brothers, Julius and Victor Rebeles.
The family will receive friends Friday, October 12, 2012, from 10 A.M. until the time of Christian burial service at 11 A.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626. The Reverend Deacon Frank Humphrey, of St. Mary Catholic Church will officiate. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH 44035.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com.