November 28, 2015


Shirley Yost

Shirley Yost (nee Goetz), of Elyria, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 in Jamestown, New York. She was born January 17, 1921 in Elyria and was a graduate of Elyria High School. Survivors include her grandchildren, Mark (Kathy) Morse, Kevin (Lisa) Morse, Kurt (Jennifer) Propheter, Scott Propheter, Jodi (Eric) McKinney, Jenny (Michael) Musser and Joshua Read More…

David H. Long


David H. Long, 72, of Litchfield, went home to be with his Savior and Lord Tuesday, November 24, 2015 following an apparent heart attack, at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. He was born February 9, 1943 in Elyria. David earned his Eagle Scout Award and God and Country Award while in Boy Scouts. He was Read More…

Paul R. Frabotta


Paul R. Frabotta, 59, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015. He was an outdoors man, who enjoyed riding his motorcycles, hiking, traveling and watching fireworks. He also loved his cat, “Moose”. Paul is survived by his loving wife, Denise (nee Novarese). He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Frabotta. A Memorial Read More…

Virginia M. Holtwick

Virginia M. Holtwick (nee Heft), 90, of Elyria, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015, at O’Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville, following a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626.

Irene Kathryn Kunzman


Irene Kathryn Kunzman (nee Howard), 93, a resident of Largo, Florida, passed into the presence of her blessed Lord and Savior Thursday, November 19, 2015, in Largo, Florida, after a short illness. Irene was born March 4, 1922 in Lorain. She was raised in Brownhelm Township and graduated with Brownhelm High School with the Class Read More…

Jean Carolyn Bailey

Jean Carolyn Bailey (nee Norberg), 83, of Lorain, died Monday, November 23, 2015. She was born November 29, 1931, to the late Earl and Grace (nee Dickson) Norberg. Mrs. Bailey spent over 30 years volunteering at Mercy Regional Medical Center and was an active and volunteering member of the First Congregational Church, Lorain. In addition Read More…

Clyde L. McConaughey


Clyde L. McConaughey, 79, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015, at his home, following a brief illness. He was born April 10, 1936 in Wheeling, West Virginia and was an Elyria resident since 1965. Clyde worked as a assembler at the General Motors Corp., in both Elyria and Mansfield for 38 years, retiring Read More…

Carol J. Barrett


Carol J. Barrett (nee Ondrejech), 82, of North Ridgeville, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert; loving mother of Brenda Barrett of Sileoni Rome, Italy, Scott Barrett of Indianapolis, Indiana and Gregg of Tujunga, California; grandmother of Sebastian, Sabrina, Jack, Grant, Read More…

Wynona Boren

Wynona Boren, 91, of Oberlin, passed away at Kendal of Oberlin after a long illness. Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services handled local arrangments for the family. (440-775-1451)

Gertrude Lois Waite

Gertrude Lois Waite, 92, of Wellington, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Welcome Nursing Home after a short illness. She was born November 11, 1923 in Camden Township and lived in the Pittsfield and Wellington area all her life. She worked for Lear Siegler in Elyria, was a volunteer at the Wellington Hospital and Read More…