December 19, 2014

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Ruth A. Frantz

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Ruth A. Frantz (nee Soppanish), 76, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday March 13, 2013, at her home following a long illness. She was born June 18, 1936 in Lorain, and was an Elyria resident since 1986, coming from Lorain. Ruth worked as a sales administrator for Paramount Distillers in Cleveland for the past 12 years. Read More…

Kathleen Simmons

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Kathleen Simmons, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013. She was born May 15, 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee, to Bill and Estella (Warren) Simmons. She moved to Elyria in 1945, and attended and graduated from Elyria City Schools. Kathleen was employed at Elyria Memorial Hospital, until retiring in 2000. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, gardening, Read More…

Charles Lewis “Toby” Ray

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Charles Ray entered into rest Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in Evans, Georgia, where he was currently residing. He was born in Roxana, Illinois. Mr. Ray was a graduate of Collinsville Township High School, and received his Industrial Engineering Degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He honorably served in the U.S. Army from March 1946 Read More…

Dora Mae Jeffrey

Dora Mae Jeffrey (nee Bartley), 89, of Elyria, and formerly of Wellington, passed away late Monday, March 11, 2013 at New Life Hospice in Lorain. She was born April 8, 1923 in Gallia, Ohio. Dora grew up in Logan County, West Virginia, and attended schools there. She married Garland Edmond Jeffrey on January 26, 1943 Read More…

Walter Lawrence Carr

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Walter Lawrence Carr, 81, of Elyria died at his home Thursday, March 14, 2013. Mr. Carr was born February 2, 1932, in Decota, West Virginia, and made his home in Elyria for most of his life. A graduate in 1951 of Sherman High School in Seth, West Virginia, he served with the U.S. Army during Read More…

William S. Maloy, Jr.

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William S. Maloy, Jr., 73, of Amherst, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain. He was born October 28, 1939 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. William had made his home in Lorain before moving to Amherst where he had resided for the last four years. William was employed at Ford Motor Read More…

Charles Leon Stone

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Charles Leon Stone, of Lorain and Columbus, passed away suddenly Sunday, March 10, 2013, in Columbus. Charles is survived by wife, Cynthia; four sons ; one daughter; one stepdaughter; nine grandchildren; six sisters; one brother; and a host of relatives and friends. Visitation will be Monday, March 18, 2013, from Noon until 1 P.M., at Read More…

Don Rae Johnson

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Don Rae Johnson, 80, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on the morning of Thursday, March 14, 2013. He was born in Elyria on July 27, 1932. He was a long time resident of North Ridgeville. Don was a 1950 graduate of Eaton High School, where he participated in Read More…

James Kerstetter remembered

ELYRIA — Dark skies swirled overhead Friday, but the rain held off — clearly a sign the late Sgt. James Kerstetter was looking out for everyone, according to his sister, Kathy Kerstetter. “Jimmy wasn’t going to let it rain on us,” she said. Kathy Kerstetter joined a large group behind the Elyria Police Department to Read More…

Grafton man says neighbor shot, killed his pet pig

GRAFTON TWP. —  Larry Plas and his son Michael ran around the pond in their backyard Thursday afternoon, followed by a small potbellied pig named Dobby. Dobby, whose short legs made it hard to keep pace, eventually gave up and went to sniff a bush, perhaps hoping to find a snack after the brief exercise. Read More…