November 27, 2014


Marion Bungard

Marion "Bill" Bungard, 87, of Canton, passed away suddenly Thursday, November 6, 2008 in his residence. He was born in Wellington to the late Arlis L. and Sevilla (Scott) Bungard. Bill was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from Elyria Memorial Hospital after 40 years of Read More…

John A. Herron

John A. Herron, 78, of Lorain, died Thursday, November 6, 2008 at the Wesleyan Village of Elyria, following a brief illness. He was born April 11, 1930 in Lower Plymouth, Nova Scotia and had been a resident of Lorain since 1958, coming from Cambridge, Massachusetts. John was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Read More…

Julienne L. McIntire

Julienne L. "Julie" McIntire (nee Livchak), 92, formerly of Elyria Twp., died Friday, November 7, 2008 at The Canterbury Nursing Home in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Bauer-Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home of Elyria, (440)322-4626.  

Fred Raines

Fred Raines, 93, of Elyria, passed away Friday, November 7, 2008 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria of natural causes. Arrangements will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.  

Dolores E. Novak

Dolores E. Novak (nee Gonczy), 83, of Elyria, died Thursday, November 6, 2008 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a long illness. Mrs. Novak was born October 23, 1925 in Cleveland and lived in Elyria since 1962. Dolores was a 1943 graduate of West Tech High School in Cleveland. She Read More…

Corinne R. Cook

Corinne R. Cook (nee Young), 82, of Lorain, died early Friday morning, November 7, 2008 at the Anchor Lodge Retirement Village in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Cook was born December 3, 1925 in Lorain to the late, Alfie and Grace (nee Walter) Young. She was a 1944B graduate of Lorain High School. She Read More…

Christopher Ryan Beamer

Christopher Ryan Beamer, 17, loving and precious son of Deborah Beamer, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, November 5, 2008, at his home. He was born July 10, 1991 in Elyria, where he resided his entire life. Chris attended Eastgate Elementary School where he was a member of the Gifted and Talented program. Read More…

Anna Rumack

Anna Rumack (nee Woronchak), 91, died Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain, following a two week illness. She was born October 20, 1917 in Lorain, where she was a lifelong resident. Anna was a member of the Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church. She enjoyed her family, cooking Read More…

Virgil M. DeFields

Virgil M. DeFields, 91, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at Arden Courts of Westlake. He was born April 6, 1917 in Penfield. He was a 1936 graduate of Penfield High School. Virgil served with the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant during WWII in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre and as a member Read More…

Robert W. Casper

Robert W. Casper, 66, of Crossville, Tennessee, formerly of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, November 4, 2008 in the Emergency Room of EMH Regional Medical center in Elyria following a sudden illness. Mr. Casper was visiting with his family in Lorain County at the time of his death. He was born in Cleveland January 2, 1942. 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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