March 31, 2015

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Rufino Pagan, Sr.

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Rufino Pagan, Sr., 87, of Lorain, went home to be with the Lord Friday March 27, 2015 at his home. He was born in Ciales, Puerto Rico and came to Lorain in 1952. He worked as a crane operator for the Koehring Division of Thew Shovel Company in Lorain, retiring after 25 years. Rufino enjoyed Read More…

Berton E. Peepers

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Berton E. Peepers, 95, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, at Wesleyan Village in Elyria . He was born February 2, 1920 in Cleveland and lived in Elyria since 1985, moving from North Ridgeville. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of WWII and a Purple Heart recipient, serving with the 889th Tank Destroyer Read More…

Wendell A. “Lefty” Hardesty

Wendell A. “Lefty” Hardesty, 87, of Stuart, Florida, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at Martin Memorial Medical Hospital in Florida, following a sudden illness. Wendell was born November 26, 1927, and was raised and lived in Elyria until moving to Florida over 30 years ago. Wendell worked for Ridge tool before retiring from the Read More…

Donald Charles Bechtel

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Donald Charles Bechtel, 95, of Birmingham, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Kingston Residence, after a period of declining health. Don was born June 22, 1919 in Amherst and had been a lifelong Brownhelm and Birmingham resident. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He was a survivor of Read More…

Virginia R. Corbley Rudisill

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Virginia R. Corbley Rudisill, 97, a resident of Elyria for the past 30 years and formerly of Westlake, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was born August 22, 1917 in Norwood, Ohio. Virginia was a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Elyria and Elizabeth Stevens Ministries. She enjoyed Read More…

Dawn M. Shinsky

Dawn M. Shinsky (nee Moon), 57, of Wellington, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015, at UH Elyria Medical Center, following a short illness. She was born December 8, 1957 in Oberlin. Dawn treasured spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid reader and enjoyed ceramics, crocheting, knitting, and camping. She will be greatly missed Read More…

Deborah A. Schlager

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Deborah A. Schlager (nee Howard), 59, of Wellington, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was a lady who loved spending time with her family. Deborah worked as an STNA in various nursing homes. She is survived by her loving son, David Schlager (Krystal); step-son, Joshue Schlager; grandchildren, Krissy, Robert, and Anthony; mother, Betty Howard; Read More…

Rosetta Mae West

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Rosetta Mae West, 79, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, March 26, 2015, in the New Life Hospice of Lorain, following a long illness. She was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, coming to Elyria in 1956. She was employed at Sears in the retail department, retiring after 28 years of service. Read More…

Beatrice “Queen Bea” Nelson

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Beatrice “Queen Bea” Nelson, 81, of Lorain, went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the Medina General Hospital. Mrs. Nelson was born in Hickman, Kentucky, coming to Lorain County at an early age. Mrs. Nelson was employed in the housekeeping department at Palm Crest West Nursing Home, Read More…

Eddie W. Dumont, Jr.

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Eddie W. Dumont, Jr., 87, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. He was born January 25, 1928 in Potsdam, New York. Eddie was a graduate of Elyria High School. He served his country in the United States Air Force. Most of his life, he was a general contractor, Read More…