G. Eileen Laux (nee McHugh), 84, of Elyria, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, following a short illness. Eileen was born September 25, 1928 in Shelby, Ohio and made her home in Elyria since 1956.
She was a graduate of Ohio Dominican College and was a retired teacher. She worked as a receptionist at several locations and was the corporate secretary for “Elyria Project Care” and spent time as a literacy instructor at the Elyria Library, West River Branch. A member of St. Jude Church, she was very active in church activities. Eileen will be dearly missed by her family and many friends in the community.
She is survived by one son, Matthew T. Laux of Lewes, Delaware; three daughters, Cynthia Korona and Katherine (Jim) Levis, both of Elyria and Sally Laux of Lewes, Delaware; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; also surviving are one sister, Mrs. Jack (Mary) Randall of Dayton.
She was preceded in death by one daughter, Jennifer; two sons, J. Bradley Laux and R. Stephen Laux; one brother, John McHugh; and her parents, John F. and Gertrude (nee Kettrey) McHugh.
Friends will be received at the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Monday, July 1, 2013 from 4 to 7 P.M. Closing prayers will be in the funeral home Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. followed by Mass at 10 A.M. at St. Jude Church, 590 Poplar Street, Elyria. The Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the Literacy Program at the Elyria Library.