March 28, 2015


Eleanor Bleil

Eleanor Bleil, 93, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at RaeAnn Suburban Nursing Home in Westlake following a lengthy illness. She was born March 16, 1922 in Cleveland. Eleanor graduated from Rhodes High School and attended business school for two years. She was employed as a secretary at Foundrey Education Foundation for 40 Read More…

Kathleen A. Machovina

Kathleen A. Machovina, 85, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Mercy New Life Hospice Residential Center in Lorain following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Jenny Ann Boreman


Jenny Ann Boreman, of Oberlin, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, at her family home. She was born at Elyria Memorial Hospital April 28, 1972 to parents, Fred Sr. and Laura (Ludwig) Boreman. Jenny was an amazingly talented graphic artist, who shared her whimsical and creative heart, through her designs. She graduated from Cloverleaf High Read More…

Stacey Leigh Davison

Stacey Leigh Davison (nee Orzech), 43, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly at home Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Frank C. Evans “Marker Artist”


Frank Evans, 62, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015, at New Life Hospice in Lorain after recent health complications. He spent most of his early life working as a head cook in local places such as McGarvey’s and Tiffany’s, and later in resort towns in Tennessee and Texas. Because of health issues, he returned to Read More…

Brodie Spencer White


Brodie Spencer White, 95, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 19, 2015. He was born to in Shady Grove, Alabama. Brodie served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After which he attended Tuskegee Institute. Upon graduation he taught classes preparing veterans returning to the work force as well as Read More…

Ruth E. “Sis” Orson

Ruth E. “Sis” Orson, 88, of Wakeman, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at her home. She was born November 17, 1926 in Kipton and lived in the Wakeman area for her entire life. She was a 1944 graduate of Wakeman High School. She worked for the Ohio Turnpike Commission for 29 years as a Read More…

Alfred H. Klinger, Jr.


Alfred H. Klinger, Jr., 78, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015. He retired from American Airlines as a Crew Chief of fleet services. He was the loving father of Alfred III “Al”, Scott (Vicky Palmer) and Christina “Tina” Carson (Donny, deceased); cherished grandfather of 10 and great-grandfather of four; dear brother of Nancy Cameron and Read More…

Harold P. Lamb

Harold P. Lamb, 101, of Oberlin, died Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Kendal at Oberlin. Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria.

Liza Pass


Liza Pass (nee Hall), 89, of Elyria, died Sunday, March 22, 2015 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born March 20, 1926 in Melvin, Kentucky and since 1952 has been a resident of the Lorain Elyria area. For ten years Liza was an Avon representative and was a 55 year member of 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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