May 24, 2016

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Thomas P. Surace

Thomas P. Surace, 96, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2011 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain. Thomas was born in Lorain on April 28, 1915 to his loving parents, Dominic and Fravia Surace. He spent most of his life in Lorain and some of his young adulthood in Sheffield Lake. Thomas Read More…

Gerald Braun

Gerald Braun, 91, a lifelong resident of Amherst, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011 at New Life Hospice Residential Center, Lorain. He was born October 10, 1919 in Amherst, to the late Phillip and Catherine Braun. Gerald was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; always helping his family, friends and neighbors. His greatest joy Read More…

Ruth H. Helyes

Ruth H. Helyes (nee Pintur), 94, of Elyria, died Sunday, September 4, 2011 at Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville, following a long illness. She was born January 19, 1917 in Freedom, Pennsylvania and lived in Lorain and Elyria for most of her life. A graduate of Clearview High School, Mrs. Helyes was employed Read More…

James J. Urig

James J. Urig, 92, believed to be Elyria’s oldest U.S. Marine, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011 after being at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky for the last six weeks. Funeral arrangements are in complete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Julia Webb

Julia Webb, 72, of LaGrange, passed away in her home Monday, September 5, 2011 following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Lucille Anne Pierce

Lucille Anne Pierce (nee Newmyer), 71, a resident of Amherst, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2011, at Amherst Manor Health Care Center, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 20, 1940, in Shelby, Ohio and had made her home in Amherst since 1969. Lucille lived her life in service to others. A graduate of Read More…

Chester R. “Chet” Hogan

Chester R. “Chet” Hogan, 91, of Elyria, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Sunday, September 4, 2011 surrounded by his family at West Bay Care & Rehabilitation Center in Westlake. He was born August 26, 1920 in Elyria, where he was a lifelong resident and 1939 graduate of Elyria high School. He Read More…

Ernest A. Fesco

Ernest A. Fesco, 88, of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, entered into eternal rest Friday, September 2, 2011. He was the beloved husband of Eleanor M. (nee Wendt); loving father of Janice Beer, Ernest (Bette Jo) Fesco II, Cynthia (Roger) Hicks and Sharon (Michael) Via; dear step father of Thomas (Debbie, deceased) Horst, Eileen (James) Hudson, Donna Read More…

James M. Galbraith

James M. Galbraith, 87, of Lorain, passed away Friday, September 2, 2011 at Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. Born March 25, 1924 in Scottdale, Pennsylvania, he moved to Lorain with his parents in 1936 at the age of 12. He graduated from Lorain High School. James served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1942 – Read More…

John A. Dubosh

John A. Dubosh, 70, of Wellington, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2011 at his home while under the care of New Life Hospice. Born May 29, 1941 in Wilpen, Pennsylvania, he moved to Lorain with his parents in 1946. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1961. For the last 10 years, he resided 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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9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
(440) 244-3418

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Elyria, Ohio 44035
 


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