April 25, 2015

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Vicky Gessner


Vicky Gessner, 48, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family, after a short battle with cancer. She was born June 19, 1966, to the late Patricia Deaderick. Her spirit is carried on by her partner of 23 years, Elaine Tomasic; step-son, Jeff Tomasic; two sisters, Diana Burns Read More…

Marine Gunny Sergeant James L. Masulis


Marine Gunny Sergeant James L. Masulis, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015 unexpectedly at his residence. He was born November 29, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois. He was a graduate of Perrysburg High School Perrysburg. James served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Survivors include his parents, Leonard and Carol (nee Frank); Read More…

Nancy Carol Spiegelberg


Nancy Carol Spiegelberg (nee Springer), 79, of Amherst, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at Rae Ann Suburban Nursing Home, following a lengthy illness. Nancy was born November 23, 1935, in Amherst and was a long time resident of Amherst as well. She graduated from Amherst High School with the Class of 1953. Nancy went Read More…

Stephanie A. Napier


Stephanie A. Napier (nee Hardy), 58, of Elyria, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. Stephanie was born in Lorain on February 14, 1957 and was a lifelong resident of the area. She was a graduate of North Ridgeville High School class of 1975. Stephanie was employed as an Air Read More…

Erwin Lee Taylor

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Erwin Lee Taylor, 74, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 surrounded by his family. He was born August 19, 1940 to the late Wilbert H. and Nellie M. (Parfitt) Taylor. Erwin retired from General Motors (and later EDS) in Brook Park in the IT Dept, and then from Key Bank. He was a past Brunswick Read More…

Paul Raymond Belt

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Paul Raymond Belt, 83, of Elyria, went to heaven Saturday, April 18, 2015, where he is now celebrating his reward of seeing Jesus face to face. This coronation occurred at Wesleyan Village, following a lengthy illness with Alzheimer’s. He was born September 24, 1931 in Marion, Ohio. Paul graduated from Caledonia High School in Caledonia, Read More…

Ralph I. Gale

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Ralph I. Gale, 88, entered into rest Friday, April 17, 2015. He was born January 5, 1927, in Cleveland. He lived in Avon Lake for over 60 years, coming from Cleveland. He started as a police officer with the Avon Lake Police Department, and transferred to the Lorain County Sheriffs Department, where he worked as Read More…

Roxann R. Sebastian


Roxann R. Sebastian (nee Nowak), 63, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Friday, April 17, 2015. She was born February 16, 1952, and was raised in LaGrange. Roxann was an accomplished athlete at Keystone High School, where she was a 1970 graduate. She completed coursework at Lorain County Community College in early childhood development. Read More…

Darlene Mae Wilkins Reynolds


Darlene Mae Wilkins Reynolds, 87, of North Ridgeville and formerly of Wellington, died Saturday, April 18, 2015, at University Hospitals, Elyria Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 28, 1927 in Elyria, to the late Dale and Lusetta (nee Strait) Wilkins. Darlene was a 1945 graduate of Belden High School. Darlene Read More…

Robert G. “Grandpa Bob” Burill


Bob was born in Elyria on August 24, 1942, son of Clarence and Marie (Becker) Burill, passed away peacefully, with his daughter, Mary Jayne, holding his hand, a little after midnight on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Bob is survived by his sisters, Carol Caudill, Darlene Lewis; daughters, Mary Jayne M. Albers (Timothy) of Ladysmith, Wisconsin, Read More…