February 10, 2016


Marie L. Knoble

Knoble, Marie

Marie L. Knoble, 64, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013, at Welcome Nursing Home, in Oberlin. Marie was born in Amherst October 22, 1948 to her loving parents, Joseph L. Knoble Jr. and Mary D. (nee Buras) Knoble. She graduated from Firelands High School, Class of 1966, and received her Associate Degree from Lorain County Read More…

Eliu G. “Leo” Salas


Eliu G. “Leo” Salas, 83, of Lorain, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Specialty Hospital, Amherst, following a lengthy illness. He was born November 21, 1929 in Fresno, Texas, moving to Lorain in 1951. He was employed at U.S. Steel for 34 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of Sacred Heart Chapel, United Read More…

Angela J. Knight

Knight, Angela

Angela J. Knight (nee DeMarco), 90, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at the Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve in Westlake, following a brief illness. Mrs. Knight was born in Elyria on January 18, 1923, the daughter of the late Antonio and Grace (nee Rifici) DeMarco. She was a graduate of Elyria High Read More…

Margaret L. Barnes

Margaret L. Barnes, 71, of Elyria, died Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. She was born November 30, 1941 in Elyria. She was a 1959 graduate of Elyria High School. Margaret began her working career as a nanny to several local families. She was then employed in a residential home Read More…

Sandra A. Raftery


Sandra A. Raftery (nee Mikulski), of Sheffield Lake, formerly of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain, following an unexpected illness. Sandi was born October 13, 1948 in Cleveland and had lived there until moving to Sheffield Lake in 1976. Sandi was a 1966 graduate of James Ford Rhodes Read More…

Dallas Tex Butcher

Dallas Tex Butcher, 73, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria (440) 322-4626.

Carl Lewis Hembly

Hembly, Carl

Carl Lewis Hembly, 96, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013, at The North Ridge Health Center. Carl was born in Detroit, Michigan, June 21, 1916, and resided in Avon most of his life. Carl served his country as a member of the U.S. Army Air Corp during WWII, stationed in England. For Read More…

Dr. Francis Andrew Bartek

Dr. Francis Andrew Bartek, 68, of Amherst, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Sunday, January 20, 2013, at New Life Residential Hospice, in Lorain. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center.

Richard “Junior” Allen Dull

Richard “Junior” Allen Dull, 75, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013 at New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born December 16, 1937 in Amherst. Richard had made his home in Grafton, since 1958. He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for the Lorain County Garage, for Read More…

Harry Richard Lloyd


“The greatness of a man can nearly always be measured by his willingness to be kind.” G. Young Harry Richard Lloyd, 90, passed peacefully from this life Friday, January 18, 2013. Harry was the owner of Lloyd-Manwell Ford for 33 years after having worked as a salesman for 21 years. Harry was a decorated World Read More…