July 31, 2014

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Val G. Deulley

Val G. Deulley, 81, of Elyria, passed away peacefully at his home Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Christopher L. “Chris” Dove

Christopher L. “Chris” Dove, 62, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday June 4, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic, following a brief illness. He was born November 21, 1950, in Elyria, and was a lifelong Elyria area resident. Chris was employed as a supervisor at Western Enterprises in Avon Lake and was also a accomplished guitarist who Read More…

William W. “Bill” Grater

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William W. “Bill” Grater, 82, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully at his home Tuesday, June 4, 2013, following a short illness. He was born in Belfry Trooper, Pennsylvania. Growing up in Pennsylvania, he moved to Fairview Park in 1965, then to North Ridgeville in 1998. A U.S. Marine, he served during the Korean War, Read More…

Joan M. Goohs

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Joan M. Goohs (nee Wenrich), 93, of Clearwater Beach, Florida, formerly of Lorain, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Horizon Bay Assisted Living Facility in Clearwater, Florida. Joan was born July 8, 1919 in Homestead, Pennsylvania and moved to Lorain at the age of three. She graduated from Lorain High School in 1937 and Read More…

Gregory N. Wiegand

Gregory N. Wiegand, 56, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at his home, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Irene T. Gates

Irene T. Gates (nee Vettel), 82, of Elyria, passed away Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. She was born in Ashtabula on March 4, 1931 and had lived in Elyria for the past 47 years. Irene had worked at EMH Healthcare in Elyria as a Medical Secretary for over 20 years. Read More…

Fred L. Searles

Fred L. Searles, 83, of North Rigeville, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at The Cleveland Clinic. Arrangements are pending with Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Michael R. Wright

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Michael R. Wright, 56, of Runnemede, New Jersey, passed away Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Broward Trauma Hospital, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, after a short illness. He was born in Ripley, Tennessee, May 6, 1957, to Roy and Dorothy Wright. Michael attended Elyria school system and culinary school becoming an excellent cook. Michael loved cooking Read More…

Package sent to Indians reliever’s house investigated

CLEVELAND — Things just got worse for Chris Perez and the Indians. Drug agents are investigating a suspected marijuana shipment mailed to the Rocky River home of Perez, who is on the disabled list with an injured right shoulder. Perez, 27, was not arrested and no charges have been filed against Cleveland’s two-time All-Star closer, Read More…

Slain Elyria man Anthony Coats mourned at vigil

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ELYRIA — Anthony Coats’ killing should inspire residents to form a more active, loving and unified community, speakers said at a Wednesday vigil for the homicide victim. “We’re going to cry together. We’re going to heal together, and we’re going to build this community together,” City Councilman Marcus Madison, D-5th Ward, told the approximately 130 Read More…