June 27, 2016

Elyria
Sunny
89°F
 

Virginia Williams

Virginia Williams (nee Anthony) passed away Sunday, June 19, 2016 unexpectedly at St. Ann’s Hospital in Toledo. She was born May 11, 1929 in Gainesville, Florida. After marrying she moved to Ohio, settling in Elyria. She retired from Buckeye Molding in the 90’s. She enjoyed gardening and reading her Bible and especially enjoyed her family Read More…

Wiley (James) Willard Harwoo

Wiley (James) Willard Harwood, 26, of Lorain, passed away at Mercy Hospital Emergency Room on Friday, June 24, 2016. Wiley was born in Amherst on May 3, 1990 and lived in Lorain County all of his life. He was employed as a roofer and belonged to Beyond the Walls Church in Elyria. He enjoyed skate Read More…

Laura “Mikki” Groah

Laura “Mikki” Groah (nee Reed), 68, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Wintersville, Ohio and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1976. Mikki was a caregiver for many years with Home Instead Senior Care. She enjoyed gardening, reading, spending time with her family Read More…

Christine Mae Rango Petkovsek

Christine Mae Rango Petkovsek, 88, of Amherst, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from complications with COPD. She was born in Lorain and was the daughter of the late Lena (nee Cerasa) and Dominic Rango. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Charles J. Petkovsek; Read More…

Henry “Gene” Stamps

Henry “Gene” Stamps passed away Monday, June 6, 2016 at the age of 87. Gene was born February, 10 1929 in Prentiss, Mississippi. He moved to Lorain after graduating high school, where he met and married Dolores “Lola” Martinez, his wife of 49 years. He owned and operated Gene’s Auto Clinic until he retired to Read More…

Anne J. Prentice

Anne J. Prentice (nee Malick), 96, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at her residence, following a lengthy illness. She was born February 26, 1920 in Elyria. Anne graduated from Elyria High School. She worked at General Industries and was a cook at Midview Local Schools for many years. Anne enjoyed baking and Read More…

William E. “Bill” Petitt Jr.

William E. “Bill” Petitt Jr., 84, of Grafton (Eaton Township), passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Ohio Veteran’s Home in Sandusky, following a long illness. He was born August 29, 1931 in Cabin Creek, West Virginia. Mr. Petitt had been a resident of Eaton Township since 1961. He was a veteran and served Read More…

William E. “Bill” Petitt

William E. “Bill” Petitt, 84, of Grafton (Eaton Township), passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. Arrangements will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Grace Lorraine Gordon Kluth

Grace entered “His garden” peacefully surrounded by family at Watauga Medical Center on Thursday, June 23, 2016. She was born on January 2, 1924, to the late Virginia (Ketler) and George Gordon of Cleveland. Grace was preceded in death by her mother (at an early age); father; brother, Wallace Gordon of California; stepmother, Louise Gordon Read More…

Emile L. Hoogenkamp

Emile L. Hoogenkamp, 49, of Sheffield Village, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born September 4, 1966 in Gravenhage, Nederland. Emile realized his dream, coming to the United States in 2009 and was to become a U.S. Citizen in October of 2016. He was employed as a senior Read More…

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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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