April 19, 2014

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Anthony Thomas Gomez

Anthony Thomas Gomez, 78, a resident of Lorain, passed away Friday, April 18, 2008, following a lengthy illness. Born February 21, 1930 in Cleveland. Anthony was raised and was a lifetime resident of Lorain. He  graduated from Lorain High School, class of 1948. Anthony served in the United States Navy. He owned and operated a Read More…

Patricia A. Hamker

Patricia "Pat" A. Hamker (nee Simms), 72, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain, following a long illness. She was born in Elyria, and had been a lifelong resident of Lorain County. She was a member of Fields United Methodist Church, North Ridgeville. Mrs. Hamker Read More…

Clarence W. Knopf

Clarence W. Knopf, 92, of Litchfield, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at Medina General Hospital. He was born January 8, 1916 in Litchfield to John and Lena Knopf. Clarence had been a lifelong resident of Litchfield. He was a carpenter by trade and had worked for Orasko Bros. in Lorain County. Clarence had been Read More…

Clayton A. Arndt

Clayton A. "Clate" Arndt, 95, of Lorain, died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Community Regional Medical Center, Lorain. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain. www.gluvna.net  

Larry Keith Roberts

Larry Keith Roberts, 68, of Wellington, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at the Specialty Hospital of Lorain, after a long illness. He was born February 26, 1940 in Shelby. He worked as a Machine Operator for General Motors in Elyria for 26 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Horse Council Club Read More…

Francis P. Moore

Francis P. Moore, 90, of LaGrange, died Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at Metro General Health Center in Cleveland. He was born February 19, 1918 in Orton, West Virginia and moved to Ohio in 1940. He retired from Bendix, Elyria as a machinist following 34 years of service. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII Read More…

Charles C. Coleman

Charles C. Coleman, 66, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Fairview General Hospital in Cleveland, following a brief illness. He was born in Cleveland on January 24, 1942 and was raised in Fairview Park. He had been a resident of Elyria for the past eight years. Charles was employed as a manager Read More…

Joseph W. Jurcak

Joseph W. Jurcak, 58, of Elyria, died Monday, April 14, 2008, at his home while under the care of New Life Hospice. He was born May 12, 1949 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania and lived in Elyria for most of his life. Mr. Jurcak was employed as a national service officer for the Disabled American Veterans National Read More…

Charles E. Birchfield

Charles E. Birchfield, 82, of Wellington, died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at Elyria Memorial Hospital. He was born August 15, 1925 in Bellburn, West Virginia to the late Russell and Clara (Bragg) Birchfield. Charles served in the Army and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He was a 48 year member of the Local #860 in Read More…

Ronald L. Rucker

Ronald L. Rucker, died at Community Health Partners Hospital, Sunday, April 13, 2008 after a long illness. Born November 18, 1947 in Norwich, New York, Ron resided in Oxford, New York  for most of his young adult life. After graduating from Oxford High School in 1966, he went on to attend Whitworth Technical College in 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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Lorain County General Health District
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
(440) 244-3418

Call the Lorain County General Health District at:
(440) 322-6367

In person at:
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
 


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