August 3, 2015


Rosemary Shook


Rosemary Shook (nee Berthold), 76, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. She was born June 7, 1939 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria resident. Rosemary was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church in Elyria, where she was a member of the Read More…

Elsie Mae Heugel


Elsie Mae Heugel (nee Barker), 95, formerly of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Greenbrier Retirement Center in Parma Heights. She was born May 21, 1920 in Big Creek, West Virginia. Elsie was a member of Sugar Ridge Baptist Church and she enjoyed cooking for her family. Survivors include three sons, Bennie Jr. Read More…

Phyllis L. Cullen-Marquez


Phyllis L. Cullen-Marquez (nee Zocchi), 71, of Lorain, died unexpectedly Monday, July 27, 2015, at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain. She was born July 2, 1944 in Lorain and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident. Phyllis graduated from Admiral King High School in 1962. She retired from the Lorain County Clerk of Courts office Read More…

Debra Denise Majkut


Debra Denise Majkut (nee Peters), 34, a resident of Amherst Township, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at her home, following a sudden accident. She was born March 6, 1981, in Lorain. Debra was a graduate from Southview High School with the Class of 2000. She made her home in Amherst Township for the last Read More…

Gary E. Reiter


Gary E. Reiter, 65, of Amherst, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at his home. He was born November 3, 1949 in Hamtramck, Michigan. As a young boy, Gary came to Amherst with his family and continued to make his home there throughout his life. He was a graduate of Marion L. Steele High School Read More…

Joseph L. Dario


Joseph L. Dario, 68, Amherst, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2015 at his home, under the care of New Life Hospice. He was born December 6, 1946 in Lorain and attended Admiral King High School. Joseph served in the United States Army. He was a member of the Bachelors Club and the Knights of Columbus. Read More…

John G. Reising

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John G. Reising, 62, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. He was born July 8, 1953 in Lorain and was an Elyria resident for most of his life. John worked at the former General Industries in the molding department for 22 years, was Read More…

William Roy “Bill” Glover


William Roy “Bill” Glover, 78, passed away peacefully Monday, July 27, 2015, after a sudden illness. He was born May 18, 1937 in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, to Jesse and Verna (nee Nedrow) Glover. He moved to Ohio in 1955 and married Barbara Greco in 1958. Bill worked for Lorain Ford Assembly plant for over 30 years, Read More…

Clark F. Pagenstecher

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Clark F. Pagenstecher, 80, a resident of Madison, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at David Simpson Hospice House after a brief illness. He was surrounded by his loving wife, Dorothy and his extended family. He was born October 4, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois. Clark enjoyed his wife and family most of all. He Read More…

Sharon M. Moran


Sharon M. Moran (nee Cerlan), 67, of Elyria, died Monday, July 27, 2015 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. She was born December 19, 1947 in Elyria and was a 1965 graduate of Elyria High School. For several years, Sharon was an area Avon representative. She enjoyed spending time with family, friends and especially her 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® .


To order birth or death certificates online, click here.

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Elyria, Ohio 44035
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Elyria, Ohio 44035

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