August 30, 2014

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Frankie M. “Peggy” Schuster

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Frankie M. “Peggy” Schuster (nee Skaggs), 86, of Oberlin, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin. She was born November 8, 1927 in Waxahachie, Texas. Peggy enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a Sunday School teacher at St. Paul UCC in Elyria for many years, Peggy was Read More…

Patricia Jane Burngasser

Patricia Jane Burngasser (nee Yadloczky), 73, of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake, following a long illness. She was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up on Grand Island, New York. She had resided in North Ridgeville the past 35 years. Patricia worked as a Claims Read More…

Stanley R. Rutkowski

Stanley R. Rutkowski, 75, of Collins, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at Fairview Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born March 20, 1939 in Hanover, New York and has lived in the Wakeman area since 1992. He served in the National Guard and worked at the Lorain Ford plant for 26 years. He enjoyed Read More…

Nicholas D. DeFazio

Nicholas D. DeFazio, 97, formerly of Elyria, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 21, 2014 at Bradley Bay Nursing Home, after a brief illness. Nick always had a good joke to tell, never met a stranger, loved to play golf, relished a good dish of spaghetti and meatballs and enjoyed being with his family and friends. Read More…

Michael Patrick Kiser

Michael Patrick Kiser, 37, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at his home. His sudden passing has left a deep hole in the hearts of many. Mike was the spark that lit up the room and will be remembered for his smile, contagious laugh and the true love he shared with his family and friends. Read More…

Shirley A. Jenkins-Vanover

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Shirley A. Jenkins-Vanover (nee Davis), 69, of Columbia Station, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at her residence, following a long illness. Born in Barbersville, Kentucky, she had resided in Columbia Station the past 47 years. She worked as a Home Health Care Aid for many years. Shirley was Read More…

Richard W. Vietzen, Sr. (Wiener)

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Richard W. Vietzen, Sr. (Wiener), 76, of Elyria, passed away at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, Monday, August 25, 2014 following a long illness. Mr. Vietzen was born September 3, 1937 in Elyria and lived here all of his life. He was retired from York International. A member of the Amvets Post 32 and Read More…

Denise Lurry

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Denise Lurry (nee Pierantozzi), 59, of Lorain, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 at her home, surrounded by her loved ones after a long hard fought battle with cancer. She was born July 10, 1955 in Avon Lake, to Joseph and Jane (nee Christner) Pierantozzi. Denise was a 1973 graduate of Avon Lake High and Read More…

Linda Sue McConnell

Linda Sue McConnell, 51, of Wellington, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at her home. She was born October 6, 1962 in Berea, to Nancy (nee Hinds) Tallon. Linda grew up in the Cleveland area, attending John Marshall High School, then Berea briefly before moving to Wellington with her family. She graduated from Wellington High School Read More…

Leon E. Bursley, Sr.

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Leon E. Bursley, Sr., 58, of Ashland, died Saturday, August 23, 2014. He was born October 14, 1955, to Herbert and Arlene (nee Love) Bursley. He was a graduate of Western Reserve High School and the Denver Automotive and Diesel College. Leon worked as a skilled tradesman with General Motors. He enjoyed working on cars Read More…