February 10, 2016


School Closings for 11/02/11

Bay Village Schools
St. Anthony of Padua in Lorain
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Richard Thomas Carter


Richard Thomas Carter, 65, and a resident of Sandusky, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at Toledo St. Vincent Hospital, following complications from an auto accident. Richard was born March 16, 1947 in Elyria, where he was raised and graduated with the Elyria High School class of 1965. Sandusky has been his home for the Read More…

Geraldine R. Cummings


Geraldine R. Cummings (nee Exton), 94, of Sheffield Lake, died Thursday, November 1, 2012 after a lengthy illness. Geraldine was born September 15, 1918 in Lorain. She lived in Vermilion for 30 years before moving to Sheffield Lake. Geraldine graduated from Lorain High School and worked for Smith and Gerharts in Lorain as a clerk. Read More…

Helen Olga Fabian


Helen Olga Fabian (nee Urban), 95, of Drums, Pennsylvania, passed away Friday morning, October 26, 2012 at the home of her daughter Andrea, where she had been residing for the past six years. She was born in Lorain on December 24, 1916, the daughter of the late John and Yolanda Urban (nee Turman), and resided Read More…

Bernard A. Leonard


Bernard A. Leonard, 92, entered into rest Tuesday, October 30, 2012. He was born October 17, 1920 in Avon. He lived in Avon Lake for over 65 years coming from Avon. He was employed at Abbe Road Body Shop as an auto body worker for over 40 years. He owned and raced stock cars in Read More…

George Mitchell “Mitch” Sharp


George Mitchell “Mitch” Sharp, 73, passed away after a lengthy illness, Monday, October 29, 2012 at McLeod Hospital in Florence, South Carolina. He was born October 6, 1939, in Atlanta, Georgia, to George and Ruth Nell (Smith) Sharp. Mitch attended school in Elyria; he participated in an apprentice program and earned a certificate in instrument Read More…

Claudia J. Slisko


Claudia J. Slisko (nee Jarven), 63, of LaGrange Township, passed away surrounded by her loving family at home on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 following a long illness. She was born April 28, 1949 in Elyria. Claudia was a 1967 North Ridgeville High School graduate, and a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church Read More…

Laurel Jane Stevens


Laurel Jane Stevens (nee Kubishke), 65, of Brownhelm Township, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, after a short illness. Laurel was born March 2, 1947, in Amherst. She had been a life long Vermilion and Brownhelm Township resident. Laurel worked for Ohio Extended Care as a Nurse’s Aid Read More…

Virginia P. Sump

Virginia P. Sump (nee Moran), 95, of Avon, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, following a long illness. She was born September 27, 1917 in Cleveland. Virginia was a member of St. Mary Church in Elyria, and the Altar & Rosary Society. She enjoyed being a homemaker, cooking, Read More…

William “Billy” Waldecker

William “Billy” Waldecker, 75, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel of Sheffield Township.