November 24, 2014

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Mary Ellen Carmel

Mary Ellen Carmel (nee O’Connor), 71, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at her home, following a brave and courageous battle with cancer. The family will receive friends Friday, April 5, 2013, 4 until 7 P.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Elyria, 322-4626. A full obituary Read More…

Chris “Spotsy” Speroff

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Chris “Spotsy” Speroff was born March 14, 1922 in Amherst, to the late Naum and Sevda Speroff, and was a lifelong resident of Amherst. Chris entered eternal rest on Sunday, February 17, 2013, even though he rested a lot and was never in a hurry. He enjoyed Jitterbug dancing, where he won many contests, cars, Read More…

Reverend Randall H. Knopsnyder

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Reverend Randall H. Knopsnyder, 81, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at his home, Monday, April 1, 2013. He was born September 25, 1931 in Clinton, Pennsylvania. Randall served in Korea with the United States Army from 1950-53. He retired in 1986 after 31 years of service at U.S. Steel Company in Lorain. Read More…

John E. Wing

John E. Wing, 77, of Elyria, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, following a long illness. He was born February 26, 1936, in Elyria, where he made his home his entire life. John was employed at Lear Romec – Crane Division for many years before retiring Read More…

Mary Jo Szivan

October 20, 1948 – March 22, 2013 Mary Jo Szivan ended her journey here on Earth in East Grand Rapids, Michigan on Friday, March 22, 2013, at the home of her brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Cathy Szivan. She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph; mother, Anna; sister, JoAnn; and half sister, Jocelyn. Read More…

Melvin H. Hemsath

Melvin H. Hemsath, 90, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013. Melvin enjoyed traveling in their motor home across the country and Canada. He also loved golf, bridge and watercolor painting. He was the beloved husband of Virginia (nee Hahn); dear father of Margaret (Kenneth) Krueger, James (Nancy) Hemsath, Robert (Shari) Hemsath and David (Gayle) Hemsath; Read More…

Sue O. Gunter

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Sue O. Gunter, 79, of Columbia Station, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013 at the EMH Healthcare, with her family by her side. She was born March 1, 1934 in Marshall, North Carolina, to Edward and Eva (nee Chandler) Barnett, and lived in Columbia Station for the past 38 years, moving from Cleveland. She was Read More…

Henry M. “Stroh’s” Williams

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Henry M. “Stroh’s” Williams, 66, of Elyria, was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 28, 2013, following a lengthy illness. He was born in Greenwood, South Carolina before coming to Elyria in 1967. Henry received his education in Greenwood South Carolina. He was employed with Elyria Foundry and the Lorain Ford Read More…

Browns release defensive veterans Chris Gocong, Usama Young; kicker signed

Two of former general manager Tom Heckert’s signature acquisitions were released Tuesday. The practice is common after a new regime takes over, but the dismissal of linebacker Chris Gocong and safety Usama Young came at positions already in need of a boost. The Browns also signed kicker Brandon Bogotay to compete for the job recently Read More…

Colt McCoy insists he has no hard feelings toward Browns after tough 3 years, trade to 49ers

Colt McCoy’s three years in Cleveland were anything but easy. He claimed he was ignored by coordinator Brian Daboll as a rookie until he was forced to play because of injuries. He suffered a concussion on a vicious hit from Pittsburgh’s James Harrison in 2011 but was allowed to return to the game. Then he Read More…