February 14, 2016


Robert John Thomas Sunrise: June 1, 1955 Sunset: February 8, 2016

Robert John Thomas, of Elyria, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Monday, February 8, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robin and Janet Cawrse; his father, William Thomas; his sister, Sharon Wyckoff and his granddaughters, Rhiannon and Rachael Camps. He is survived by his wife, Audrey Muckleroy-Thomas; his daughter, Read More…

Michael Edward Garland


Michael Edward Garland born February 18, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly in Houston, Texas on Monday, December 28, 2015. He enjoyed painting art, collecting comic books and watching sports. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mattie Remell Horton; sister, Vonda Horton and father, Edward Horton. He is survived by his children, Read More…

Mary Anne Turner


Mary Anne Turner (nee Cable), 60, a resident of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. Survivors include daughters, Tanya R. Ten Eyck (Keith) and Tiffany A. Hodkey (Brian) both of Amherst Township; grandchildren, Bryson and Jackson Hodkey and Samantha, Jon and Justin Ten Eyck; brothers, Read More…

Eleanor Mae “Hess” Zmuginsky


Eleanor Mae “Hess” Zmuginsky (nee Taylor), 93, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange. She was born September 22, 1922 in North Olmsted. Eleanor was a 1940 Eaton High School graduate and retired from Parker Hannifin in 1981 as an inspector, following 10 years of service. She was a Read More…

Theresa D. Pasternak


Theresa D. Pasternak (nee Tokarczyk), 91, of Lorain, died Monday, February 8, 2016 at Amherst Manor Nursing Home, following a brief illness. She was born December 31, 1924 in Lorain and was a lifelong Lorain area resident. Theresa had worked in Lorain at Kutza Pharmacy, Manhattan Meat Market and U.S. Steel as a janitor. She Read More…

Janet Ann Smith

Janet Ann Smith, 67, passed away after a brief illness December 8, 2015, at Lutheran Memorial Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Los Angeles, she grew up in North Ridgeville. In 1970, she graduated from Ohio University, where she majored in Philosophy. She moved to Brooklyn in the early 1970s. She worked briefly at Read More…

Nathanueal Redd Carlton


Nathanueal Redd Carlton, 80, of Elyria, made his transition to Heaven on Sunday, February 7, 2016 in the O’Neil Healthcare of North Ridgeville, following a long illness. He was born in Hugh, Arkansas, coming to Elyria 38 years ago from Elaine, Arkansas. Mr. Carlton was a laborer, truck driver and mechanic by trade. He owned Read More…

Theresa D. Pasternak

Theresa D. Pasternak (nee Tokarczyk), 91, of Lorain, died Monday, February 8, 2016 at Amherst Manor Nursing Home. The family will receive friends Friday, February 12, 3 until 7 P.M., at the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Ave., Lorain. Complete arrangements will be announced.

Jerry Samuel Franklin

Jerry Samuel Franklin, 68, of Wellington, died Monday, February 8, 2016, at Mercy Allen Memorial Hospital. Norton-Eastman Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Donald “Don” L. Loescher

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Donald “Don” L. Loescher, 85, of Elyria, passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 at home, surrounded by his family. Don was born January 24, 1931, to Sabina and Harold Loescher in Lorain. He was raised in North Ridgeville, where he attended school. In 1949, Don left North Ridgeville and joined the U.S. Air Force. He Read More…