April 19, 2014


Warren D. Powelson

Warren D. Powelson, 78, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Mercy New Life Hospice, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral Home, Elyria, 440-322-3717.

Keith M. Abbe

Keith M. Abbe, 51, of Elyria, passed away suddenly Sunday, April 6, 2014. He was born April 5, 1963 in Elyria, and was a life-long resident. Keith attended Elyria schools and was a 1985 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics with a degree in power plan operation and aircraft maintenance. He enjoyed all sports and Read More…

Robert L. Marlowe, Sr.


Robert “Bob” Marlowe, 83, went to be with our Lord Saturday, April 12, 2014. Bob was born in Amherst, to the late Bert and Beatrice Marlow (Reynolds). After graduation from Amherst High School, he served in the U.S. Navy until 1954, and graduated from Baldwin Wallace College in 1958. Bob retired as a researchscientist from Read More…

Bert T. “Beetle” Locke

Bert T. “Beetle” Locke, 40, of Oberlin, passed away suddenly at Allen Mercy Hospital in Oberlin, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Arrangements will be announced at a later date by the Cowling Funeral Home Inc. & Cremation Services of Oberlin.

Shirley M. Trottier


Shirley M. Trottier (nee Slack), 77, of Amherst, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake following a lengthy illness. A lifetime resident of Amherst, Shirley was born April 3, 1937. Shirley was employed in the payroll department at Nordson Corporation in Amherst before retiring. She attended St. Peter United Read More…

Ruth Emily Spiegelberg

Ruth Emily Spiegelberg (nee Hasenpflug), 86, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Rae Ann Suburban in Westlake. She was born May 23, 1927 in Brownhelm Township. Ruth was raised in Brownhelm Township, graduating from Brownhelm High School in the class of 1945. She had made her home in Lorain for 65 years. Read More…

Frank R. Watson, Jr.


Frank R. Watson, Jr., 69, of Wellington, passed away peacefully Monday, April 14, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and worked many years as a realtor. He is survived by his sons, Frank R. Watson III (Alana) and Bradley Watson (Renee); sisters, Helen, Bethel, Glendene, Read More…

Florence A Rotuno


Florence A Rotuno (nee Adamczyk), 84, of Lorain, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Elmcroft of Lorain after a lengthy illness. She was born October 14, 1929 in New Castle, Pennsylvania and had been a Vermilion area resident for the past 15 years moving from Wakeman. Florence had worked for Bell Telephone Co., New Castle, Read More…

Hazel L. Chappell


Hazel L. Chappell (nee Truxall), 87, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at New Life Hospice Residential Center of St. Joseph following a long illness. She was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1949. Hazel worked in the graphic arts division at Sherwin Williams, retiring after Read More…

Norman “Smokey” Stover


Norman “Smokey” Stover, 67, of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born September 25, 1946 in Washington, D.C. Norman was raised in Washington D.C., graduating from St. Anthony’s High School. He had made his home in Amherst since 1972. Norman Read More…