April 24, 2014

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William E. “Bill” Ruth


William E. “Bill” Ruth, 77, of Elyria, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, surrounded by his family at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. He was born May 21, 1936 in Crawford County, Ohio and graduated from Sulphur Springs High School. He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from The Ohio State University. Bill began his Read More…

Dorothy “Carol” Trubach


Dorothy “Carol” Trubach (nee Morris), was born July 28, 1943 and passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 16, 2014, after a brief illness, or perhaps a broken heart, due to the recent passing of her beloved daughter, Tammie. Born in Hico, Texas, Carol resided in San Bernardino, California, until moving to Sheffield Lake, where she had Read More…

Carole J. Enzor


Carole J. Enzor (nee Gannan), 89, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Mercy New Life Hospice, following a long illness. Mrs. Enzor was born in Ashland February 23, 1925, the daughter of the late Peter B. and Charlotte “Lottie” (nee Reep) Gannon. She was a graduate of Ashland High School in the class Read More…

Jack Faulhaber

Jack Faulhaber, 90, of Elyria, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Avon Oaks Nursing Home in Avon. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, (440) 365-1271.

Rosaleen Nagy

Rosaleen Nagy (nee Beachler) 66 years of age, and a resident of Birmingham, passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014. Survivors include her husband, Charles; her daughter, Dawn Gonzales; and one grandchild. Services will be held privately by the family. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, Read More…

Memorial Mass for Mary Edna Sittinger

The family invites friends to join them as they celebrate and reflect upon Mary’s life in a Memorial Mass being held on her birthday, Monday, April 21, 2014, at 10:30 A.M., at St. Mary Church, 731 Exchange Street, Vermilion. Father Ron Brickner will officiate the Mass.

Robert D. Kozloski

Robert D. Kozloski, 73, of Elyria, passed away at his residence Friday, April 18, 2014, following an 18 month illness. Funeral arrangements will be announced Monday by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain.

Mary B. Rugg

Mary B. Rugg, 85, of Reno, Nevada and formerly of Wellington, died Sunday, April 6, 2014. She was born June 11, 1928, in Davidson County, North Carolina, to the late Charles and Rosa (nee Beck) Briggs. Mary moved to the Wellington area in 1968. Mary graduated from Shelton College with a Bachelor’s degree in Christian Read More…

John David Sobieski


John David Sobieski, 71, of Wellington, passed away suddenly at Allen Mercy Hospital, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1942. John move from Erie to Oberlin in 1952 and settled in the Pittsfield area. He was a graduate of Oberlin High (1962), where he met and married his wife Read More…

Nancy R. Grove


Nancy R. Grove (nee Chini), 74, of Elyria, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, after a brief illness. She was born March 2, 1940 in St Clairsville, Ohio. Nancy was employed for 44 years at Columbia Hills Country Club, first as a waitress and then for 40 years as 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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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Be a Leader in Wellness!

 2014 Lorain County Wellness Leadership Network Breakfast Meeting for Worksite, Community and Faith-based Leaders Zero to Hero…Best Practice Interventions for Your Wellness Plan Featuring resources...
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