February 7, 2016


Charles L. Berg


Charles L. Berg, 93, of Henrietta, died Saturday, November 3, 2012, at New Life Hospice in Lorain. He was born July 17, 1919 in Henrietta Township, and lived here his entire life. He graduated from Henrietta High School in 1937. He was a life long farmer and dairyman. He served as Henrietta Township clerk for Read More…

Dorothy May Bowsher


Dorothy May Bowsher (nee Greer), 83, of South Amherst, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family, following a brief illness. Dorothy was born February 17, 1929 in Alton, Illinois before moving to Elyria. In 1951, she moved to South Amherst which has been her home since. Dorothy worked for Read More…

Vivian Caruthers

Vivian Caruthers (nee Grant), 90, of Wellington, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2012 at her home, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Anne Stolz Day


Anne Stolz Day, 95, of North Port, Florida, formerly of Elyria, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012, at home in North Port, Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary B. Dietz and William Stolz; Burton Deleon Day, her husband of 42 years; her sister, Florence Romer; her brother, Reverend Joseph G. Stolz; Read More…

Georgia Ellen Evans

Georgia Ellen Evans (nee Brewster) of Avon, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012, at her home. She was born February 18, 1927 in Youngstown. Georgia was the founder of the Avon, Women’s Club Nursery School and an active member of Avon United Methodist Church, where she volunteered in many roles. Georgia was active in Bible Read More…

Gerald R. Gaughan


Gerald R. Gaughan, 86, passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012. He was the beloved husband of the late Rosemary (nee Krivos); father of Kathleen Thomas (Richard), Gerald, Pamela Trus (Fred), Patricia, Maureen Cosentino (John) and Timothy (Lisa); grandfather of 14; great grandfather of 14; and brother of Frank and the late Irene. Funeral Mass will Read More…

Samuel Johnson


Samuel Johnson, 53, of Cleveland, formerly of Elyria, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2012. He was born in Elyria. He attended the Elyria City Schools and graduated from Elyria West High School in 1978. After graduating from high school, he attended Tennessee State University on a full athletic scholarship. Following college, he played and Read More…

Phyllis May Simmons

Phyllis May Simmons, 88, of Wellington, died Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Elms Retirement Village. Born on July 16, 1924, in Elyria, she was the daughter of the late Leonard and Lucille (nee Wilcox) Forbush. Phyllis adored her family and cherished the time she spent with them. She loved animals of all kinds. Phyllis Read More…

Rita Stawicki

On Friday, November 2, 2012, our beloved mother, Rita Stawicki, joined our father, Tom Stawicki in heaven. Our parents were married in San Francisco in August of 1963. They moved to Elyria shortly after where they owned Model T Towing for many years. In 1985 they moved their family to Ft. Myers, Florida, where they Read More…

Melinda Louise Whyel


Melinda Louise Whyel (nee Dummitt), 45, of Elyria, passed away Monday, November 5, 2012, at the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, following an eight year illness. She was born September 26, 1967, in Elyria, and was a life-long resident. Melinda was a 1985 graduate of Elyria High School. She also graduated in 2004 from Read More…