May 22, 2015


Charles Henry Schmidt


Charles Henry Schmidt peacefully passed away October 22, 2014 after a long illness. He was born October 26, 1926 in Lancaster, New York and later moved to Amherst, Lorain and North Ridgeville. He retired from Ford Motor Company in Lorain and Western Industries in Avon and Westlake, loved golf and belonged to the golf league Read More…

Kathleen “Kath” McQuillan


Kathleen “Kath” McQuillan, 31, of Cuyahoga Falls and formerly of Akron, passed away at home Tuesday, April 28, 2015. She was born April 9, 1984 in Akron. Kathleen was a graduate of Midview High School, Class of 2002. She was a brain cancer warrior. She was very artistic and enjoyed spending her time painting, drawing Read More…

Norma Jean Stoffer


Norma Jean Stoffer (nee Gittins), 84, a resident of Lorain, passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at her home, following a sudden illness. Norma was born May 22, 1930, in Sewickley, Pennsylvania. She made her home in Lorain since 1965. Norma was a teacher, specializing in reading, with the Amherst School System for 25 years, Read More…

Sandra Ann (Talbott) Blataric


Sandra Ann (Talbott) Blataric went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 16, 2015. She was born January 16, 1935, in Crestline, Ohio, to Glenn and Helen Talbott. Sandy graduated from Medina High School in 1953 and married James “Jim” Blataric on April 4, 1959. They moved their family to California in 1964 and resided Read More…

Irene Helen Nemeth


Irene Helen Nemeth (nee Balogh), our beloved mother, grandmother, and nana left us heartbroken on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Mercy New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain, peacefully surrounded by her family at the age of 89. Mrs. Nemeth was born in Lorain on October 18, 1925 to Susan and Gregory Balogh. During Read More…

Kathleen “Kath” McQuillan

Kathleen “Kath” McQuillan, 31, of Cuyahoga Falls and formerly of Akron, passed away at home Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral Home, Elyria. 440-322-3717

Dolores A. Lenc


Dolores A. Lenc (nee Simon), 68, was reunited with loved ones in Heaven on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Dolores was a double lung transplant recipient who honored the precious gift of life for nearly a decade. Dolores retired from Highland Local School District in 2006, where she worked for many years in Food Service and Read More…

John H. “Jack” Blake


John H. “Jack” Blake, 93, passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at The Abbewood Senior Living Community in Elyria, surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born June 5, 1921, in Lorain, where he resided all of his life until 2004, when he moved to The Abbewood in Elyria with his wife. He graduated from Read More…

Mark Stephen Withrow

Mark Stephen Withrow, 54, passed away early Monday, April 27, 2015, at his home in Sugar Land, Texas. Hall Funeral Home and Crematory, Proctorville, Ohio, is handling arrangements.

Evelyn A. Walzer

Evelyn A. Walzer, 58, of Westlake, died Monday, April 27, 2015. Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria.