Heather L. Bemiller (nee Weiss), 40, of Elyria, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, following a brief illness. She was born November 27, 1973 in Chattanooga, Tennessee and was an Elyria resident for most of her life.
A 1992 Elyria High School graduate, Heather was an accomplished dart thrower and loved her pet animals.
Survivors include her husband of 13 years, Richard “Rich” Bemiller, III; daughter, Ashley Bemiller of Amherst; mother and stepfather, Marilyn and Andy Vanderpool of Elyria; father, Richard Weiss of Plano, Texas; brother, Kevin Weiss of Rowlett, Texas; and mother-in-law, Sharon Meadows of Elyria.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 4 until 7 P.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 384765 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Services will be Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 11 A.M., in the funeral home. The Reverend Chuck Behrens, Chaplain of Hospice of the Western Reserve, will officiate. Burial will be at Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 North Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria.