February 1, 2015


Peggy Anne Young


  Peggy Anne Young, born June 16, 1944, passed away Friday, January 16, 2015. Pam, as she was known to friends, invested her life raising her daughters. She graduated from Pima Community College and worked as a licensed interpreter for the deaf and in hospice care for HIV/AIDS patients. She never met a stranger, treating Read More…

Richard W. Miller

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Richard W. Miller, 76, of Columbia Station, passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at his home. He was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of Columbia Station for the past 20 years, moving from North Olmsted. Mr. Miller served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1955-1958. He retired with the rank Read More…

Olga Elizabeth Baclawski Bayusz


Olga Elizabeth Baclawski Bayusz, 95, of Amherst, entered into eternal life Sunday, January 18, 2015. Following a brief illness, she passed peacefully at New Life Hospice surrounded by her loving family. Born June 30, 1919, in Lorain, she lived most of her life in the Amherst area. She was a loving and dedicated mother of Read More…

Steve Csonka


Steve Csonka, 92, of Elyria, passed away peacefully at his residence, Sunday, January 18, 2015. Steve was a life-long resident of Elyria. He was born November 15, 1922 in Elyria. He was a graduate of Elyria High School and went on to receive his Bachelor’s degree from Fenn College. Steve was a veteran of the Read More…

Jerry P. Rodgers


Jerry P. Rodgers, 81, of Elyria, died Sunday, January 18, 2015 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born January 19, 1933 in Elyria and was a 1950 graduate of Elyria Catholic High School, where he played on the school’s first football team. He served from 1950 to 1952 in the U.S. Navy during Read More…

Ruby G. Staszak-Long

Ruby G. Staszak-Long (nee Widdowson), 91, of Elyria, passed away peacefully Monday, January 19, 2015, at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626.

Iole N. Bonaminio


Iole N. Bonaminio (nee Zero), 85, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Golden Acres Nursing Home in Amherst. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Fernando Bonaminio; son, Berardino (Susan) Bonaminio of Amherst; daughters, Giulia Bonaminio (Warren Nothnick) of Overland Park, Kansas and Lori Bonaminio (Marco Gonnella) of Montenero, Val Cocchiara, Italy; Read More…

Nadine Marie Rotunda


Nadine Marie Rotunda (nee Sooy), 87, of Elyria, passed away Friday, January 16, 2015, at Mason Christian Village in Mason, Ohio, where she was living near her daughter. Nadine was born March 23, 1927, in Elyria, and lived here all of her life. A graduate of Elyria High School with the Class of 1945, she Read More…

Mark E. Osbun

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Mark E. Osbun, 45, of Reading, Ohio, passed away suddenly at his home Thursday, January 15, 2015. He was born July 23, 1969 in Elyria and grew up in Columbia Station and Grafton before moving to Reading two years ago. Mark served in the U.S. Navy from 1987-1990. He worked as a press operator for Read More…

Sharon I. Kolcun


Sharon I. Kolcun (nee Gregg), 75, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, January 18, 2015, at her residence, while under the care of hospice. She was born August 29, 1939 in Madison, West Virginia. Sharon was employed by Drug Mart in Oberlin, Johnnie’s Lounge in South Amherst, and retired as a manager at Dollar General in Read More…