October 24, 2014

Mostly clear

Irene A. Flowers

Irene A. Flowers, 89, of Oberlin, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Amherst Manor, after a long illness. Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Oberlin will announce further arrangements.

Alvin Nathaniel Thomas


Alvin Nathaniel Thomas, 74, of Elyria, passed Sunday morning, October 19, 2014 at his home, following a lengthy illness. Alvin was born December 24, 1939 in Talapoose, Alabama and had lived in Elyria for over 50 years. He retired from GVS Incorporation in Elyria, he also been worked for the city of Elyria. He enjoyed Read More…

Lois J. Metzger

Lois J. Metzger, 84, of Valley City, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Monday, October 20, 2014. Lois was born July 15, 1930 in Wellington, to the late William and Agatha (nee Lawrence) Becker. She resided in Lorain County prior to moving to Medina County in 1949. Lois was a member of the Valley Read More…

Cynthia A. Schroeder


Cynthia A. Schroeder (nee Martin), 68, passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at University Hospital Medical Center in Cleveland, after a brief illness. She was born July 4, 1946 in West Virginia and has lived in Avon for the past 50 years. Cynthia worked for many years in the cafeteria for the Avon City Read More…

Wanda Siwek

Wanda Siwek (nee Pileski), 87, of Willoughby, formerly of Elyria, passed away Monday, October 20, 2014, at Lake West Hospital following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Joanne Patricia Cinadr


Joanne Patricia Cinadr (nee DiVirgilio), 73, a lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away at her home Monday, October 20, 1014 following a lengthy illness. She was born September 19, 1941 in Braddock, Pennsylvania. Joanne was primarily a homemaker. She was a member of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, Elyria Ward, serving in the church nursery. Read More…

Rose Mary Keefer

Rose Mary Keefer, 87, of Oberlin, passed away at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin Tuesday, October 21, 2014 after a long illness. Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services will announce further arrangements at a later date.

Robert “Bob” F. Repasky


Robert “Bob” F. Repasky, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Main Street Care Center in Avon Lake. Robert was the beloved brother, cousin and uncle to many who will miss him dearly. He was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania December 29, 1947, to his parents, Anthony (1911-2007) and Clara Repasky (1919-2000), as the Read More…

Reverend Edward J. Luca, J.C.D.


Reverend Edward J. Luca, J.C.D., was born in Lorain, December 13, 1929, son of John F. and Mary A. (nee Stohla) Luca (both deceased). Reverend Luca attended Holy Trinity Parochial School, Lorain, and graduated from Saint Mary High School, Lorain. He then attended Sacred Heart College, Detroit, Michigan and St. Mary Theological Seminary, Cleveland. He Read More…

Angela Francis Russo


Angela Francis Russo, 45, of Medina, passed away unexpectedly from surgical complications, Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Medina General Hospital. She was born December 5, 1968 in Berea. Angela was a 1986 graduate of North Ridgeville High School. She enjoyed going out to watch her brother’s band and being with her family. Survivors include her Read More…