Alice M. Ropas (nee Lostoski), 86, of Elyria, passed away Friday April 18, 2014, at the Joshua Tree Care Center in North Olmsted, following a long illness. She was born March 23, 1928 in Cleveland, and was a lifelong Cleveland/Elyria resident.
Alice was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Elyria. Survivors include her husband, Joseph; daughters, Irene (Greg) Olmsted and Mary Ropas; sons, Thomas (Lorraine), Daniel, David, John (Cecile) and James (Debbie) Ropas; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brother, Edward Lostoski.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Cook.
The family will receive friends Thursday April 24, 2014, from 9 A.M., until the time of Closing Prayers at 10:30 A.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. 440-322-4626. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 A.M., at St. Jude Church, 590 Poplar St., Elyria. The Reverend Frank P. Kosem, Pastor, will be the Celebrant. Burial will be at St. Mary Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial contributions can be made to the church.