December 1, 2015


William “Bill” Barchard


William “Bill” Barchard died unexpectedly at the age of 75 Monday, November 23, 2015 in Toledo. Bill was born in Elyria on September 11, 1940, graduated from Elyria High School in 1958, he earned his engineering degree from The Ohio State University. He was a member of the DeMolay and a past Master of King Read More…

Lois W. “Rusty” Riggs


Lois W. “Rusty” Riggs (nee Grey), 87, of Avon Lake, passed away surrounded by her loving family, Wednesday, November 25, 2015. Lois was born January 9, 1928, in Lambertville, Michigan, to Milton and Nettie Grey. She was the owner and operator of the Rollercade in Avon Lake for many years and later worked at the Read More…

Alice Carroll

Alice Carroll (nee Jobe) of Elyria, passed away Friday, November 27, 2015, at her residence, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626.

Lora A. Peters


Lora A. Peters (nee Longwell), 47, of Wellington, died Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at her home, after an illness of several years. She was born January 5, 1968 in Elyria and was a 1986 graduate of Midview High School. Her interests included gardening, fishing, riding motorcycles and spending time with her grandchildren. Lora is survived Read More…

Raymond Edwin Hollingsworth

Raymond Edwin Hollingsworth, 94, of Amherst, died Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. He was born March 26, 1921 in Amherst, to the late Henry and Eliza (nee Lutz) Hollingsworth. Raymond was a lifelong resident of Amherst and left, only briefly, to serve in the Navy Reserves during WWII. He worked Read More…

Charlene R. Godec


Charlene R. Godec (nee Wilson), 66, of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015, at her son’s home, following a long illness. She was born in East Cleveland and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1984, moving from Bainbridge. She worked as a office manager for AT & T for 25 years, Read More…

David Lawrence Warren

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David Lawrence Warren, 79, was called home to rest Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center following a lengthy illness. He was born October 3, 1936 in Hazard, Kentucky. He lived most of his life in Elyria and Chicago, Illinois and had recently moved to Lorain with daughter, Gloria R. Warren Newsome Read More…

Shirley Yost

Shirley Yost (nee Goetz), of Elyria, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 in Jamestown, New York. She was born January 17, 1921 in Elyria and was a graduate of Elyria High School. Survivors include her grandchildren, Mark (Kathy) Morse, Kevin (Lisa) Morse, Kurt (Jennifer) Propheter, Scott Propheter, Jodi (Eric) McKinney, Jenny (Michael) Musser and Joshua Read More…

David H. Long


David H. Long, 72, of Litchfield, went home to be with his Savior and Lord Tuesday, November 24, 2015 following an apparent heart attack, at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. He was born February 9, 1943 in Elyria. David earned his Eagle Scout Award and God and Country Award while in Boy Scouts. He was Read More…

Paul R. Frabotta


Paul R. Frabotta, 59, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, November 22, 2015. He was an outdoors man, who enjoyed riding his motorcycles, hiking, traveling and watching fireworks. He also loved his cat, “Moose”. Paul is survived by his loving wife, Denise (nee Novarese). He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Frabotta. A Memorial Read More…