June 28, 2016

Elyria
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D. “Juanita” Cooperrider

D. Juanita Cooperrider (nee Spitler), 98 of Elyria, passed away June 10, 2016. Juanita, formerly of North Royalton, passed away at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria, where she resided for the past 11 years. Juanita was born November 14, 1917 in Kirkersville, Ohio. She was a homemaker and an active member of the North Royalton Read More…

Dorothy C. Shively

Dorothy C. Shively, 94, of Grafton, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016 in the Avon Main Street Health Care Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Ronald Lee Nabakowski, Sr.

Ronald Nabakowski, Sr., 74, public servant in the truest sense, passed away peacefully after an extended battle with ALS. He spent his life living out his deep faith in Christ by working to improve the lot of his fellow Ohioans in ways small and large. Ron began a career in politics very early in life, Read More…

Vernon R. A. Vanderpool, Sr.

Vernon R. A. Vanderpool, Sr., 75, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at New Life Hospice from cancer. Born in Lorain on January 14, 1941, but had resided in Amherst for 16 years. He graduated from Lorain High School class of 1960A. Vern retired from CenturyTel in 2003 after 38 years of service. He worked Read More…

Daniel John Lazor, Sr.

Dan was born in a coal mining town in Southern Ohio to John and Mary (Slovak) Lazor in 1935. When the mines closed his family, sisters Maryann, Elizabeth, Martha and Lydia moved to Lakewood as did many of the Slovak miners. He lived there until 1958, when he married Lois Nickel in Grafton. They settled Read More…

Bruce Sheldon

Bruce Sheldon, 90, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Kay (nee Cowan); dear father of Greg Sheldon (Tami) and Cindy Stephen; fond grandfather of Nicole Kazmer (Steve), Jason Sheldon and Corey Stephen; dear great- grandfather of Evan Sheldon and Rachael, Jordan and Brendon Galliher; brother of the late Harry, Read More…

Charlotte F. Murry

Charlotte F. Murry (nee Kerlin), 81, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at Ames Family Hospice, in Westlake from heart failure. She was born August 18, 1934, in Versailles, Pennsylvania. Charlotte enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, music, dancing and art. Survivors include two daughters, Denise and Sheila Murry; three sons, David (Karen), Read More…

Patricia Fay Carson

Patricia Fay Carson, 84, of Carlisle Township, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. She was born April 28, 1932 in Massillon, Ohio. Pat was a longtime resident of Elyria and was a graduate of Elyria High School, she also was a graduate of Grand Rapids School of Bible and Read More…

Reed R. Bennett

Reed R. Bennett, 86, of Elyria, passed away Friday, June 10, 2016 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Patricia E. Wright

Patricia E. Wright (nee Higgins), 54, of Wellington, passed away at home Sunday, June 5, 2016 following a long illness. Patricia was born January 7, 1962 in Cleveland and resided in Wellington for the past 25 years. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Weber’s Nursing Home in Wellington. Patricia enjoyed spending time with her Read More…