July 31, 2015

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Helen Weigl


Helen Weigl (nee Kalmar), 93, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at O’Neill Healthcare Center in North Ridgeville, following a lengthy illness. She was born January 20, 1922 in Indiana, Pennsylvania, to Bertha (nee Kurtz) and Alex Kalmar. Helen was raised in her early years in Indiana, Pennsylvania. The family moved to Elyria, Read More…

Betty M. Rader


Betty M. Rader (nee Fahrney), 91, of Elyria, died Monday, July 27, 2015, in her home. She was born June 2, 1924 in Amherst and lived most of her life in Elyria. Betty enjoyed activities and times spent with her family. She is survived by her son, Jerry C. (Helen) Rader of Grafton; daughters, Judy Read More…

Georgetta Fay Hurst


Georgetta Fay Hurst, 57, of Elyria and formerly of Wellington, died Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at her home, following a lengthy illness. She was born August 7, 1957, in Mason, West Virginia, to the late George and Catherine Fay (nee Estep) Lyons, Jr. Georgetta spent most of her life in Wellington and was a 1975 Read More…

Mary L. Ezell

Mary L. Ezell (nee Horvath), 68, of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at St. John Medical Center in Westlake. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Allen G. Donelon


Allen G. Donelon, 33, of North Ridgeville, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 23, 2015. He was born March 3, 1982, in Middleburgh Heights and was a 2000 graduate of North Ridgeville High School. Allen loved to spend time with his family and friends, skateboarding, listening to music and traveling. He was extremely talented in drawing, Read More…

Rosemary Shook


Rosemary Shook (nee Berthold), 76, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. She was born June 7, 1939 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Rosemary was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Elyria, where she was a member of the Read More…

Elsie Mae Heugel


Elsie Mae Heugel (nee Barker), 95, formerly of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Greenbrier Retirement Center in Parma Heights. She was born May 21, 1920 in Big Creek, West Virginia. Elsie was a member of Sugar Ridge Baptist Church and she enjoyed cooking for her family. Survivors include three sons, Bennie Jr. Read More…

Phyllis L. Cullen-Marquez


Phyllis L. Cullen-Marquez (nee Zocchi), 71, of Lorain, died unexpectedly Monday, July 27, 2015, at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain. She was born July 2, 1944 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident. Phyllis graduated from Admiral King High School in 1962. She retired from the Lorain County Clerk of Courts office Read More…

Debra Denise Majkut


Debra Denise Majkut (nee Peters), 34, a resident of Amherst Township, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at her home, following a sudden accident. She was born March 6, 1981, in Lorain. Debra was a graduate from Southview High School with the Class of 2000. She made her home in Amherst Township for the last Read More…

Gary E. Reiter


Gary E. Reiter, 65, of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at his home. He was born November 3, 1949 in Hamtramck, Michigan. As a young boy, Gary came to Amherst with his family and continued to make his home there throughout his life. He was a graduate of Marion L. Steele High School Read More…

Obituary Search

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
(440) 244-3418

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Elyria, Ohio 44035

July 2015 Immunization Clinics

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