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Archives for March 1, 2013

Michael J. Showalter

Michael J. Showalter, 48, of Berlin Heights, died peacefully at his residence, Thursday, February 28, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Michael was born in Amherst, September 15, 1964, to the late Elsworth “Bob” and Wanda (nee Muniga) Showalter. He was a 1982 graduate of Firelands High School. For most of his life, Mike was Read More…

Carl Blair

Carl Blair, 55, of Reynoldsburg, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, at Mt. Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, following a lengthy illness. He was born October 25, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee but was raised in Lorain. He attended Lorain City Schools, playing football and basketball for Hawthorne Junior High and was a 1977 graduate of Read More…

Michael Robert Whitesell

Michael Robert Whitesell, 57, of Elyria, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Avon. A complete obituary for Mr. Whitesell will be in The Chronicle Telegram on Thursday, March 7, 2013. Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville, is serving the family.

Mother Lula Marie Johnson

Mother Lula Marie Johnson, 87, of Lorain, known to many as “Big Lu”, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center of Lorain, following a lengthy illness. She was born December 21, 1925 in Selma, Alabama, and later moved to Lorain in 1949. She worked as a domestic and home decorator for Read More…

Diana Kay Krysik

Diana Kay Krysik, 75, of Wakeman, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013, at Hidden River Farm. Diana spent most of her life on the farm and especially enjoyed feeding and taking care of all the birds and animals. An avid reader, she enjoyed reading about England and even made a trip there, visiting many gardens Read More…

Wilbur Lyman “Hitch” Hitchcock

Wilbur Lyman “Hitch” Hitchcock passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the VA Hospice in Palo Alto, California. He was born July 16, 1928, to Lillian (Walker) and Lyman Hitchcock of Columbia Station. Hitch is survived by his caring wife of 63 years, Patricia (Ward); children, Brian (Etta) of Franklin, Tennessee, Holly (Rob Read More…

Joyce I. Harris

Joyce I. Harris, (nee Gumm), 71, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013, at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, following a nine year illness. She was born May 29, 1941 in Casey Creek, Kentucky, and has been a Grafton resident since 1964, coming from Yuma, Kentucky. Joyce worked for the State of Ohio Read More…

Joyce I. Harris

Joyce I. Harris, (nee Gumm), 71, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013, at St. John Medical Center, in Westlake, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, of Elyria. 440-322-4626.

Joseph L. Kintz

Joseph L. Kintz, 75, of Lorain, died after a long illness on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Autumn Aegis Nursing Home in Lorain,where he had resided since June, 2012. He was born in Hillside, Pennsylvania, May 3, 1937. He graduated from Derry Township High School in Derry, Pennsylvania, and attended Lorain Community College. He proudly Read More…

Greg Gnizak

Greg Gnizak, 23, of Elyria, died at his home Saturday, February 23, 2013. Address correction: Memorial contributions may be made to The Blessing House, 5440 Grove Ave., Lorain, OH 44055 or a charity of the donor’s choice. Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria, is handling arrangements, www.dickenfuneralhome.com.