April 18, 2014


Shirley M. Trottier


Shirley M. Trottier (nee Slack), 77, of Amherst, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake following a lengthy illness. A lifetime resident of Amherst, Shirley was born April 3, 1937. Shirley was employed in the payroll department at Nordson Corporation in Amherst before retiring. She attended St. Peter United Read More…

Ruth Emily Spiegelberg

Ruth Emily Spiegelberg (nee Hasenpflug), 86, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Rae Ann Suburban in Westlake. She was born May 23, 1927 in Brownhelm Township. Ruth was raised in Brownhelm Township, graduating from Brownhelm High School in the class of 1945. She had made her home in Lorain for 65 years. Read More…

Frank R. Watson, Jr.


Frank R. Watson, Jr., 69, of Wellington, passed away peacefully Monday, April 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and worked many years as a realtor. He is survived by his sons, Frank R. Watson III (Alana) and Bradley Watson (Renee); sisters, Helen, Bethel, Glendene, Read More…

Florence A Rotuno


Florence A Rotuno (nee Adamczyk), 84, of Lorain, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Elmcroft of Lorain after a lengthy illness. She was born October 14, 1929 in New Castle, Pennsylvania and had been a Vermilion area resident for the past 15 years moving from Wakeman. Florence had worked for Bell Telephone Co., New Castle, Read More…

Hazel L. Chappell


Hazel L. Chappell (nee Truxall), 87, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at New Life Hospice Residential Center of St. Joseph following a long illness. She was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1949. Hazel worked in the graphic arts division at Sherwin Williams, retiring after Read More…

Norman “Smokey” Stover


Norman “Smokey” Stover, 67, of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born September 25, 1946 in Washington, D.C. Norman was raised in Washington D.C., graduating from St. Anthony’s High School. He had made his home in Amherst since 1972. Norman Read More…

Michael John Costello

Michael John Costello, 64, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 after a long illness, at his residence with his family by his side. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Mary Edna Sittinger

The family invites friends to join them as they celebrate and reflect upon Mary’s life in a Memorial Mass being held on her birthday, Monday, April 21, 2014, at 10:30 A.M., at St. Mary Church, 731 Exchange Street, Vermilion. Father Ron Brickner will officiate the Mass.

Helen S. Lime

Helen S. Lime (nee Sopko), 100, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael; dear mother of Frank (Vivian), Jim (Karen, deceased) and Michael Lime (Sandra, deceased). Loving grandmother of Robert Lime, Katherine Barber(Timothy), Patricia Block (deceased) (Donald), Michael, Bryan (Lisa), Todd (Sandra), Scott (Stephanie) and Daniel Lime Read More…

John Waller Davis


John Waller “Corky” Davis, 71, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 in Prescott, Arizona, after an eight month illness. Born in Elyria in 1943, he later lived in Eaton Twp. and attended Eaton and Midview Schools, graduating in 1961. After graduation he entered the U.S. Air Force. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed skiing Read More…