February 9, 2016


Scott F. Chidlaw


Scott F. Chidlaw, 63, of Elyria, formerly of Lyndhurst, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013, after a brief illness. He was born March 15, 1950 in Lyndhurst, Ohio. He was a graduate of Brush High School in Lyndhurst. Scott worked for many years at Plastic Injections Molding. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Read More…

Lauren C. Kutchenriter


Lauren C. Kutchenriter (nee Venzel), 27, of Columbus and formerly of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, November 24, 2013, at The Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus. She was born August 22, 1986 in Lorain, and was a Grafton resident for most of her life. Lauren worked in sales for Pacer International in Dublin, Ohio, Read More…

Mary Lou Ziemba


Mary Lou Ziemba (nee Coy), 79, of LaGrange, and formerly of Lorain, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013, at New Life Hospice Center after a short illness. Mary Lou was born June 27, 1934 in Canton. She had been employed by various dry cleaning companies in Lorain, lastly with Crystal Clear Dry Cleaning. Mary Lou Read More…

Mary B. Werling

Mary B. Werling (nee Brennan), 84, of Avon Lake, passed away peacefully Friday, October 18, 2013, with her family by her side. She was born August 29, 1929 in Cleveland, the daughter of the late John and Alice (nee McAvoy) Brennan. Mary raised her eight children in Rocky River, where she was very involved in Read More…

Maximo A. Oania


Maximo A. Oania, 84, of Plymouth, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Barberton Regency Hospital, after a brief illness. He was born March 26, 1929, in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Phillipines, son of the late Teofilo and Aleja (Aranda) Oana. He came to the United States in 1956 to practice medicine as a family physician. Maximo Read More…

Randall S. “Randy” Hilaszek

Randall S. “Randy” Hilaszek, 52, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at Stein Hospice in Sandusky. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Gene H. Brown

Gene H. Brown, 72, of Grafton, passed away Monday, November 25, 2013 at his home, following a brief illness. He was born October 23, 1941 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria area resident. Gene was a member of Cross Community Church in Elyria and worked at Ohio Screw Products in Elyria, retiring in 2004 Read More…

Barbara B. Heston

Barbara B. Heston, 70, of Oberlin, passed away at home unexpectedly Monday, November 25 2013. Arrangements handled by the Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Oberlin.

Iris Deitz

Iris Deitz (nee Warner), 65, of Elyria, and formerly of New York, passed away after a long illness, Sunday November 24, 2013, at EMH Healthcare. She was born January 9,1948. She was a graduate of Harpersville High School in New York, Survivors include sons, Richard, Randall, David, Daniel, Frank Ondrusek, all of Elyria, Lee Deitz Read More…

High school football: Four locals grab top all-district honors

All District

After a 2013 season of record-breaking performances, drought-ending conference championships and undefeated romps through the regular season, it’s time for Lorain County’s top football players and coaches to be rewarded for their efforts. Elyria’s Kevin Fell (Division I) and Keystone’s Rob Clarico (Division IV) were named All-Northeast District Coaches of the Year on Tuesday. Elyria linebacker Read More…