May 4, 2016


Dolores Kaminski

Dolores Kaminski ( nee: Klesta), 81, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Elyria (440)322-4626.

Larry “Gene” Stump

Larry “Gene” Stump of Flint, Michigan, 73, went home to be with his Lord on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at his residence. Gene was born August 27, 1942, in Rosedale, West Virgina. He graduated from Normantown High School. Gene was a U.S. Army Veteran with service in the Vietnam War. He married Nina White on Read More…

Donald R. Cherni

Donald R. Cherni, 63, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016. A full obituary will run in the Chronicle-Telegram on Monday, May 2, 2016.

Shirley Rotnem

Shirley Rotnem (nee Diest), 84, entered into rest on Thursday, April 28, 2016. She was born on July 23, 1931 in Berlin, Pennsylvania. She lived in Avon for over 55 years. She met her husband on the steps of the capitol in Washington, D.C., when she was working as a secretary in the Pentagon. After Read More…

Genola Rose Marshall

Genola Rose Marshall of Little Flock, Arkansas, passed away on Friday, April 29, 2016. She was born on March 6, 1941 in Portageville, Missouri to Leonard and Floella Tettaton. She was the wife of Charles Marshall. Now, our beloved Genola is rejoicing in the presence of Jesus Christ her Savior, where there is no more Read More…

Ida K. Bodnar

Ida K. Bodnar (nee Kavalecz), 96, and a longtime resident of Lorain, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Stein Hospice after a long illness. Ida was born in Cleveland, on September 9, 1919, to the late Peter and Annie Kavalecz. Ida retired from Bendix Corporation, Elyria. She was very proud of her Hungarian heritage. Read More…

Joseph “Gil” Martinez

Joseph “Gil” Martinez, 81, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, April 28, 2016 at the Hospice of the Western Reserve-Ames House, following a lengthy illness. Gil was born December 9, 1934 in Langloth, Pennsylvania. He worked as a Traffic Manager for both BF Goodrich in Avon Lake and later Anheuser-Busch in Fort Collins, Colorado. He was Read More…

Eleanor A. Pavlish

Eleanor A. Pavlish (nee Kriebel), 97, of Sheffield Village, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at O’Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville. Mrs. Pavlish was born in Elyria on May 31, 1918 and lived in Sheffield Village for most of her life. She was a homemaker and worked on the family farm and at Kriebel’s Gardens Read More…

Kenneth D. Roose

Kenneth D. Roose, 96, of Oberlin, died Sunday, April 24, 2016 in his home. Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria.

Elizabeth E. Burnett

Elizabeth E. Burnett (nee Harris), 87, of Elyria, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016, at O’Neill Healthcare of North Ridgeville, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria. 440-322-4626