August 20, 2014


Vivian M. Peabody

Vivian M. Peabody, 97, of Oberlin, passed away Monday, August 4, 2014, at Allen Mercy Hospital. Further arrangements will be announced by the Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Oberlin.

Richard Emerick Lengyel


Richard Emerick Lengyel, 75, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014, after a brief battle with pneumonia. He was lovingly surrounded by his family. Richard is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carole Lee (nee Burrett) Lengyel; daughters, Diane Marie (Warren) Skubinna, Denise Louise Lengyel, Deborah Katherine (Jim) Martin, and Kristi Lee (Tim) Lengyel; grandchildren, Read More…

Virginia P. Charles


Virginia P. Charles (nee Delara), 86, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014, at UH Elyria Medical Center. She was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania and had been a resident of Lorain for the past three years, moving from North Ridgeville, where she lived for 50 years. Virginia was a member of Freedom Chapel Baptist Read More…

Chester Lee Diltz


Chester Lee Diltz, 47, of North Ridgeville, lost his battle with diabetes on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born February 28, 1967 in Parkersburg, West Virginia and was a lifelong resident of North Ridgeville. Chester worked as a machinist. He is survived by his mother, Elaine Diltz (nee Read More…

Roberta A. Jones

Roberta A. Jones (nee Leedy), 59, of Lorain, passed away Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Mercy New Life Hospice. Roberta was born in Norwalk, December 11, 1954, to the late Arnold and JoAnne (nee Williamson) Leedy. She was a 1973 graduate of EHOVE Vocational School. Roberta was a member of New Haven Baptist Church, Sheffield Read More…

John Haywood Goins


John Haywood Goins, Jr., 74, of Wellington, passed away after a 14 month illness Friday, August 1, 2014 at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, surrounded by his family. Born in Wilcoe, West Virginia, he had resided in Wellington the last 14 years, after moving from North Ridgeville. John served in the U.S. Army Read More…

Gertrud F. Tummel


Gertrud F. Tummel (nee Hartmann), 81, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at her residence, while under the care of New Life Hospice, following a lengthy illness. Born October 19, 1932 in Germany, she came to the United States in 1965 and settled in Lorain in 1975. Gertrud worked as a teachers aid Read More…

Joe Markiw


Joe Markiw, 59, of Avon Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at St. John Medical Center, Westlake. Born May 8, 1955, in Butler, Pennsylvania, Joe was the son of the late John and Dorothy Markiw and the brother of the late John L. Markiw. He was a 1973 graduate of Butler Area Senior High Read More…

Nancy Jean Santone

Nancy Jean Santone, 87, passed away Friday, August 1, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph H.; dear mother of Lawrence R. “Larry” (wife Elaine), Karen E. Wagner (husband Michael), Timothy C. and Patricia A. “Patty” Smith (husband Steve); grandmother of Abigail Lubniewski, Jessica and Arthur Santone, Jeff, Julie and Jody Wagner Read More…

Jack Shaffer

Jack Shaffer, 75, of Grafton, passed away Friday, August 1, 2014 at New Life Hospice of Lorain, 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.