July 2, 2015

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Joshua T. Gfell


Joshua T. Gfell, 26, passed away unexpectedly in a one car accident Thursday, June 25, 2015. He was a graduate of Keystone High School and was an employee at Copy King in Cleveland. Josh was a great kid (“the best baby!”) who played baseball, liked the theatre and was an avid sports fan, especially loving Read More…

Becky Sue Snodgrass


Becky Sue Snodgrass (nee Hicks), 71, of Elyria, passed away Friday, June 26, 2015, at O’Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville. She was born in Cleveland before moving to Elyria in the early 60s. Becky worked in the produce department at Apples Grocery Store, in Elyria, for 15 years. She enjoyed camping at Clare-Mar Lakes, playing Read More…

Leonard S. DeLuca


Leonard S. DeLuca, 80, a lifelong resident of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Born February 17, 1935 and raised in Lorain, Len was the identical twin son of James and Catherine DeLuca. He was educated in the Lorain City Schools and upon his graduation from high school, he Read More…

Alden “Al” B. Gable


Alden “Al” B. Gable, 84, of Amherst, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born April 29, 1931 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Al was raised in Pennsylvania, graduating from Hershey High School with the class of Read More…

Denise M. Thomas


Denise M. Thomas, 63, of Rittman, formerly of Lorain County, died Friday, June 26, 2015, following a courageous battle with cancer at Hospice of Medina County. She was born March 24, 1952 in Elyria, to Leroy and June (Gerber) Wobser and had lived in Lorain and Wayne Counties most of her life. Denise graduated from Read More…

Mary Lou Roberts

Mary Lou Roberts (nee Egan), 72, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Ames Family Hospice, Westlake. Mary Lou was born August 14, 1942 and lived in Elyria since 1968. She was employed at Norlake Manufacturing. She was a former member of St. Agnes Church and she enjoyed bingo, fishing, camping and watching Read More…

Robert “Bob” Ebenschweller

Robert “Bob” Ebenschweller, 77, of Sheffield Lake, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015. A full obituary will appear Sunday, June 28, 2015. Arrangements by Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake.

Dale Everett Minkler

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Born May 16, 1928, Dale was married to Joyce M. Minkler on October 2, 1954. Surviving are his wife; three children, Diane Fachado (Dr. Manuel, Jr.) of Lyman, South Carolina, Lee Minkler (Patti) of Lorain, David Minkler (Carolyn) of Bay Village; granddaughters, Dawn Bartlett and Jennifer Kopel, as well as five great-grandchildren. Dale survived the Read More…

Jean (Minkler) Walker


Jean (Minkler) Walker, 85, of Greenwood, Missouri, passed away peacefully in her home Sunday, June 21, 2015. Jean was born in Lorain on April 21, 1930. She married Everett Walker on May 26, 1951. She worked as a bank teller, bookkeeper and homemaker. Jean and Ev lived in Belpre, Ohio for many years, where they Read More…

Nicholas A. Mayfield

Nicholas A. Mayfield, 34, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, following an extended illness. He was a dedicated worker for Holland Computer. Nick was an independent soul who was always willing to help his Mom. Nick is survived by his loving mother, Jeanie Prochazka; father, Michael Mayfield; brother, James Mayfield and grandparents, James Read More…