July 29, 2014

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Raymond Joseph DeFoor

Raymond Joseph DeFoor, 69, of Cambridge passed away Saturday July 26, 2014 at Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center. He was born November 12, 1944 in Youngstown and was the son of the late Albert Eugene and Bessie Mae (Hobba) DeFoor. Mr. DeFoor retired in 1992 from GTE after 30 years of service, he was a Read More…

Joseph Hair, Sr.

Joseph Hair, Sr., 82, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 surrounded by family. He was retired from Duffin Manufacturing and was a volunteer Fireman in Grafton. Joe enjoyed gardening, golfing, bowling and going to auctions and flea markets. He was the type of person who would go out of his way to help others. Joseph Read More…

May Alwyn Henderson

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May Alwyn Henderson (nee Carvalho), 95, died at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange on Friday July 25, 2014. She was born in Monrovia, California on March 30, 1919. She graduated from Santa Monica High School and Business College. May married Harold D. Henderson on October 18, 1941 at The Wee Kirk O’ the Heather in Glendale, Read More…

John D. Wright

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John D. Wright, 78, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Amherst Manor Nursing Home following a lengthy illness. He was born April 19, 1936 in Chester,West Virginia. John had made his home in Amherst since 1972. He proudly served in the United States Air Force where he trained as Read More…

Raymond T. Adams

Raymond T. Adams, 82, of Elyria, died peacefully Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria.

Clell P. Jones

Clell P. Jones, 84, of Wakeman, died Friday, July 25, 2014 at New Life Hospice in Lorain. He was born February 18, 1930 in Yamacraw, Kentucky and has lived in Wakeman since 1969. He was a truck driver for E&L Transport for many years. After retirement he attended classes at Lorain County JVS to improve Read More…

Joseph Hair, Sr.

Joseph Hair, Sr., 82, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014 surrounded by family. He was retired from Duffin Manufacturing and was a volunteer Fireman in Grafton. Joe enjoyed gardening, golfing, bowling and going to auctions and flea markets. He was the type of person who would go out of his way to help others. Joseph Read More…

Steve Edward Derifaj

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Steve Edward Derifaj, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the Oak Hills nursing home in Lorain with his family by his side. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jane (nee Dolacki); son, Steve (Mary) and their son, Will (Michele) and their daughter, Evelyn Rose; Mark (Carlota) and their daughters, Natalie, Erica, Read More…

Robert D. “Bob” England

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Robert D. “Bob” England, 68, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014. He was born in Lorain and grew up and lived most of his life in North Ridgeville, before moving to Elyria in 1994. Robert worked as a Millwright for Ford Motor Company and Bendix, Kasper Foundry and retired as a truck driver Read More…

John Baptiste Merante, Jr.

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John Baptiste Merante, Jr., 81, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from cancer, after a brief illness. He is dearly loved by his wife, Barbara, of 43 years; sons, John (Tom), Jim (Maria) and Terry (Carlene); sister, Helen; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one niece; one nephew and his dog, Bandit. John joined the Merchant Marines 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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