May 27, 2015

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Jeanetta M. Farr-Conatser

Jeanetta M. Farr-Conatser, 87, of Grafton, passed away at her home on Sunday, May 24, 2015, following a long illness. Arrangements will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home 1021 Main St. Grafton.

Gizella Benko

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Gizella Benko (nee Orosz), 93, passed away December 11, 2014 in Florida, where she had been living with her daughters for the past 14 months. She was born May 25, 1921 in Lorain, to Frank and Johanna (nee Rada) Orosz. Gizella was employed by the Lorain City Schools for five years, preparing the food for Read More…

Marianne Gastineau Charles

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Marianne Gastineau Charles passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at her home in Newport Beach, California. She was born July 24, 1937 in Delaware, Ohio and was a 1958 graduate of Piqua High School in Piqua, Ohio. Marianne graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was Read More…

Ursula Klingshirn

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Ursula Klingshirn (nee Diewald), 92, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake. She was born August 16, 1922 in Elyria and was a graduate of Elyria High School. Ursula was a founding member of St. Vincent DePaul Church, charter member and president and treasurer of the Altar and Read More…

Josephine A. Klingshirn

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Josephine A. Klingshirn (nee Pasadyn), 94, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015, at her daughter’s home, following a long illness. She was born December 17, 2015 at home. She was a 1938 LaGrange High School graduate and was chosen to be the May Queen in the second grade. She was an active lifetime Read More…

Leonard J. Masulis

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Leonard J. Masulis of Elyria passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015 at New Life Hospice, after a battle with cancer. He was born September 19, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. Leonard was active in the Boy Scouts achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. Leonard served his Country in the United States Air Force as a non-commissioned Read More…

Lowell D. “Doug” Brothers, Sr.

Lowell D. “Doug” Brothers, Sr., 64, and a resident of Eaton Township, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain, after a short illness. Doug was born in Schultz, West Virginia, September 3, 1950, to the late Josiah and Alicetine Brothers. Along with his wife, Linda, Doug moved from West Virginia Read More…

John A. “Jack” Szlempa

John A. “Jack” Szlempa, 56, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at UH Elyria Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria (440)322-4626.

Estelene Reynolds Rathburn

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Estelene Reynolds Rathburn, 80, of Ball Ground, Georgia, formerly of Elyria, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 in Cumming, Georgia, surrounded by her loving family. Her faith was transparent, her strength unyielding and the love for her children – unconditional! She loved many, laughed often and provided wise counsel like no other. This angel is Read More…

Gladys Emogene McDougal

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Gladys Emogene McDougal (nee Martin), 79, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully at her home Friday, May 22, 2015. Born in Pond Gap, West Virginia, she resided in North Ridgeville most of her life. She enjoyed shopping, cooking, interior decorating and her grandchildren were the light of her life. She was a member of Sar Read More…

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The Lorain County General Health District's Vital Statistics Office houses the birth and death records beginning in 1908 to the present.  Certificates of births and deaths occurring in all of Lorain County, except for the city of Lorain, are available at the health district.

For your convenience, you can also process online requests through an independent company that the Lorain County General Health District has partnered with to provide you this service - VitalChek Network, Inc.  VitalChek can be reached through their website.  An additional fee for this service is charged by VitalChek, and all major credit cards are accepted including American Express® , Discover® , MasterCard® and Visa® .

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Elyria, Ohio 44035
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