October 21, 2014

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Vada N. Rogers-Maruschak

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Vada N. Rogers-Maruschak (nee Bremke), 86, of Wakeman, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, Elyria. She was born in Elyria. Vada was raised and had lived most of her life in the Grafton and Oberlin area, graduating from Oberlin in the class of 1945. She made her home in Wakeman for the Read More…

Shirley Ann Gott

Shirley Ann (nee King) Gott, 82, of Wellington, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013. She was born February 5, 1931 in Huntington, Ohio, to the late Matthew and Marian (nee Holland) King. Shirley was a 1949 graduate of Wellington High School. Shirley was a homemaker and raised her family on a farm. She will be Read More…

Charles L. Rheaume, Jr.

Charles L. Rheaume, Jr., 75, of Columbia Station, born in Schenectady, New York, passed away, Monday, October 28, 2013, at the Regency Hospital, Middleburg Heights. He was retired after 30 years with General Motors. He served in the National Guard for eight years and volunteer fireman and life squad with Columbia Fire Station, Columbia Station Read More…

Eileen K. Mattice

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Eileen K. Mattice (nee Frank), 86, of North Ridgeville, passed away surrounded by her family Tuesday, October 29, 2013 following a brief illness. She was born April 6, 1927 in Elyria. Eileen was a North Ridgeville High School graduate and an office employee at Ridge Tool. She was a homemaker raising five girls and worked Read More…

The Reverend Denis L. St. Marie

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The Reverend Denis L. St. Marie Pastor Emeritus, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, South Amherst, died Monday, October 28, 2013, after having received the prayerful support and consolation of the Sacraments. Denis L. St. Marie was born on May 23, 1933. His parents were the late Gene M. and Mildred M. (Crow). He Read More…

Bonita G. “Bonnie” Slanczka

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Bonita G. “Bonnie” Slanczka, 66, of Shreve, passed away Wednesday October 30, 2013, at Pomerene Hospital. She was born August 31, 1947 in Lorain, to Donald and Jean (Henniger) Lewis and married Don Slanczka April 10, 1973, he survives. She had been employed as an accountant at Jonick Trucking. Bonnie enjoyed crafting, camping, dancing, and Read More…

Settlement made in suit

ELYRIA — The sexual harassment lawsuit against former Lorain County Domestic Relations Judge David Berta has been settled with a payout of $180,000 to former Juvenile Court Magistrate Lucinda McConnell and her attorneys. Assistant County Prosecutor Dan Petticord said the county’s insurance carrier will cover the bulk of the payout, which includes $10,000 that will Read More…

LCCC hosts event honoring Lorain County veterans

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ELYRIA — As each name of a past military member was read off Wednesday afternoon, men and women, both old and young who share the common bond of service, stood at attention and waited while someone came to their table and placed a pin on their lapel, shirt collar or chest. It was a simple Read More…

Documentary planned to feature local veterans

Sixty-nine years ago today while serving as an Army sergeant in Germany during World War II, Art Goodman got bad news. Fellow soldier George Gorman, an 18-year-old from Seward, Pa., had been fatally shot while on patrol. Goodman and Gorman were replacement soldiers who had both joined their unit at the same time and had Read More…

Pittsfield’s McConnell rejoins board

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LAGRANGE — For the first time in months, Pittsfield Township Trustee Mark McConnell was more than a spectator at the Rural Lorain County Water Authority board meeting Wednesday. McConnell, who was ousted from the board in May, was ordered restored to his previous post earlier this month by Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge, Read More…