February 11, 2016


Joseph John Gressler, Jr.


Joseph John Gressler, Jr., 76, a life long resident of Henrietta Township, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, following a lengthy illness. He was born May 9, 1939, in Elyria. Joseph was a lifetime resident of Henrietta Township and graduated from Elyria Catholic High School. Among other employers, he Read More…

Barbara A. Miller


Barbara A. Miller (nee Burkhart), 75, a resident of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at her home following a long illness. She was born May 8, 1940 in Lorain. Barbara had made her home in Elyria for the last 57 years. Barbara graduated from South Amherst High School in 1958. Barbara was employed Read More…

Shirley Ann Hasel

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Shirley Ann Hasel (nee Diederich), 83, of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at the Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, after a brief illness. She was born August 21, 1932, in Elyria. She was a 1950 graduate of North Ridgeville High School, longtime resident of North Ridgeville, Lorain and Vermilion, spending Read More…

June Rose Cherney


June Rose Cherney (nee Hartle), 84, of Vermilion, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at her home, after a lengthy illness. She was born January 12, 1932 in Lorain and had been a life long Vermilion resident. June graduated from Brownhelm School in 1950. She worked in the Loan Read More…

Deborah Ann Conley

Deborah Ann Conley (nee Zacker), 64, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, (440) 322-4626.

Mary Ann Logar

Mary Ann Logar (nee Galanic), 82, of Lorain, passed away Thursday, February, 4, 2016. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Roger Dale Withrow, Sr.

Mr. Roger Dale Withrow, Sr., 66, of the Plainville community, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Rome Georgia Hospital, following a brief illness. Mr. Withrow was born in Crown Hill, West Virginia, on May 11, 1949, a son of the late Charles Oliver Withrow, Sr. and Reba Hackworth Withrow. Mr. Withrow was a retired Read More…

Gladys M. Baxter

Gladys M. Baxter, 81, of Elyria, passed away at home Wednesday, February 3, 2016. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Busch Funeral Home, Elyria, (440) 322-3717.

Betty Jean Reising

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Betty Jean Reising, 73, of Wesley Chapel, Florida, passed away Sunday, January 24, 2016 after a lengthy illness. She was born July 4, 1942 in Lorain and lived in Northern Ohio for most of her life, eventually retiring to the Tampa Bay, Florida area in 2000. Betty Jean worked as a housewife raising three wonderful Read More…

Joan Faye Bortner


Joan Faye Bortner (nee Schlachter), 85, a resident of Amherst, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016, at Elmcroft Senior Living in Lorain, following a brief illness. She was born December 11, 1930 in Lorain. Joan was a graduate of Clearview High School with the Class of 1948 and attended Lorain Community College. She had made Read More…