October 23, 2014

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Walter C. Crow


Walter C. Crow, 86, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (nee Powell); loving father of Christie Crow Vargo, Brian Crow, Deborah Crow Ruiz, Barbara Crow; stepchildren, Penny Lynch and Michael D. Lynch; devoted grandfather of Jacquie and Jacob Ruiz. He was a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society Read More…

Eleanor B. Shepard

Eleanor B. Shepard (nee Bruce), 86, lifelong resident of Elyria, went to be with her Jesus at her home, surrounded by family, Wednesday, October 15, 2014. Eleanor is survived by her husband of 65 years, Donald W.; son, Bruce (Patty) Shepard of Manassas, Virginia; daughters, Diane (Valentine) Janicek of Avon Lake and Penny (Jeff) Felty Read More…

June Marie Linden


June Marie Linden, 84, of Grants Pass, Oregon, died Thursday, October 9, 2014 at her home. She was born June Marie Marks on June 17, 1930 in Scalp Level, Pennsylvania, to John and Alberta (Younker) Marks. June lived in Elyria and moved to Grants Pass in 2007. June was a wonderful sweet person. She cared Read More…

Karen M. (Lucal) Fraser

Karen M. (Lucal) Fraser, 58, wife of William R. Fraser Jr., residing in Sandusky, passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning, October 16, 2014 in an automobile accident. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory in Sandusky are handling arrangements.

Joseph A. Tatarka

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Joseph A. Tatarka, 99, passed away peacefully Friday, October 17, 2014, at the Sprenger Hospice in Avon Lake. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lena “Lee” (nee Brandt) and beloved daughters, Linda and Karen. Also preceding his death were sisters, Florence Murg (Leo), Marion Emerich, Anna Tatarka, Josephine Tatarka, Helen Mario, and Read More…

Richard Smith Cooley

Richard Cooley

Richard Smith Cooley, 93, a resident of Amherst for 64 years, passed away at Mercy New Life Hospice, Friday, October 17, 2014. He was born in Wakeman, October 13, 1921. He attended Wakeman schools before enrolling in Fremont Ross High School for his junior and senior years in order to play in the marching and Read More…

Nicholas A. DiSilvester


Nicholas A. DiSilvester, 79, of Lorain, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Mercy New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. He was born September 17, 1935 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident. Nick graduated from Lorain High School in 1953 and served with the U.S. Army for two years Read More…

David Benjamin McDonough


David Benjamin McDonough, 36, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014. He was born June 15, 1978 in Elyria, where he was a resident most of his life. David worked as a longshoreman at the Cleveland Port Authority and was a member of Local 1317. One of his interests included listening to music. David Read More…

Lisa M. Born


Lisa M. Born, 31, of Sheffield Lake, passed away peacefully at her home, Thursday, October 16, 2014. Lisa was a graduate of Brookside High School and Lorain County Community College. She was employed by ISO Italia of Warrensville Heights as an office manager. She loved to travel, visiting places like France, Spain and Italy, as Read More…

Edward Broucker

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Edward Broucker, 77, of Elyria, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014. He was born in Cleveland on August 16, 1937, to Andrew and Bessie Broucker, who preceded him in death. Family includes his wife, Judith; children, Renee (Mike) Tremblay, Leslie Broucker; grandchildren, Andrew, Zachary, Ethan and Regan Tremblay. Edward was a veteran serving in the Read More…