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Archives for February 19, 2013

Girls basketball: Offensive woes hurt Black River

BARBERTON — Either St. Thomas Aquinas played great defense or Black River struggled on offense. Or maybe it was both. The Knights beat the Pirates 32-22 Monday night in the Barberton Division III sectional, holding Black River to no points in the second quarter and four in the first half. The Pirates (5-18) got a Read More…

Randolph A. “Randy” Vayda

Randolph A. “Randy” Vayda, 50, a native and lifelong resident of Elyria, died suddenly on Saturday, February 16, 2013. Randy was born August 19, 1962, to Richard R. and Edith L. (nee Wallace) Vayda. He married Mary Sue (nee Bennati) Vayda on October 20, 1983, and she lovingly survives. Also surviving Randy are his children, Read More…

Vernon L. Brown

Vernon L. Brown, 82, of Sheffield Lake, former owner of Brown Funeral Home, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013 at his home. He was born in Cleveland and attended Cleveland Public Schools, Western Reserve University, and Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. After graduating mortuary school, he became a licensed Ohio Embalmer and Funeral Director in Read More…

Carl W. Christman

Carl W. Christman, 82, a former resident of Henrietta Township, died Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Bradley Bay Health Center, Bay Village, after a short illness. Carl was born in Amherst, December 17, 1930. He was a 1952 graduate of Oberlin College. From 1956 – 1972, Carl owned and operated Christman and Smith, an interior Read More…

Nancy C. Kristosik

Nancy C. Kristosik (nee Leonard), 80, of Lorain, died Thursday, February 14, 2013, at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. She was born August 17, 1932 in Elyria and had resided in Lorain since 1984. Nancy was a 1950 graduate of Elyria High School. She was active in various local theater groups Read More…

William M. “Bill” Soules, Sr.

William M. “Bill” Soules, Sr., 81, a lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Wesleyan Village, following a short illness. He was born in Elyria on December 16, 1931. Bill served in the U.S. Army and was employed at Brown-Fin Tube in Elyria as a machinist for over 32 years. In Read More…

Mae L. Garn

Mae L. Garn, 87, of LaGrange, went home to her Lord and Savior on Monday, February 18, 2013. Services will be announced at a later date. Norton-Eastman Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Thomas V. Twigg

Thomas V. Twigg, 57, of Wellington, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013 in the New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Carol Gonzalez

Carol Gonzalez, 58, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013. She was born September 6, 1954, in Watertown, New York. Mrs. Gonzalez is survived by her son, Jasson Gonzalez (Audrey); and grandson, Erik Gonzalez; and brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred Derouchie and Patricia Long. All services will be private. Read More…

Adaline E. Bottomlee

Adaline E. Bottomlee (Borer), 87, of Clarksfield, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, February 17, 2013, after a lengthy illness. She was born September 16, 1925, to the late Joseph and Emma (Knott) Borer. She was a devoted and loving mother to her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the Clarksfield Read More…