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Gareld Robert Waite

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Gareld Robert Waite, 68, of Wellington, died Thursday, August 21, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He was born January 21, 1946 in Oberlin, to Melba (nee Handley) Waite and the late Robert H. Waite and was a 1964 graduate of Wellington High School. Gareld worked as a tool and die maker and retired from General Read More…

The Honorable John Francis Mackin

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The Honorable John Francis Mackin, 82, died Friday, August 22, 2014 at the Avon Lake home, where he lived for nearly 50 years. He was the husband of 56 years of Mary (nee O’Malley). Funeral services are pending. Misencik Funeral Home, 36363 Detroit Rd., Avon, is in charge of arrangements. misencikfuneralhome.com

Eileen M. Craven

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Eileen M. Craven (nee Brown), 84, of Elyria, died Friday, August 22, 2014 in her home. She was born November 22, 1929 in Elyria and had been a long time resident of Sheffield Village. Eileen was a 1947 graduate of Brookside High School and received associate degrees in both Arts and Business from Lorain County Read More…

Minnie E. Dawson

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Minnie E. Dawson (nee White), 74, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake, following a short illness. She was born June 7, 1940 in Elmira, West Virginia. Mrs. Dawson had been a North Ridgeville resident for the past 20 years and had previously resided in Cleveland. Read More…

Jeffrey A. Baker

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Jeffrey A. Baker, 57, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, following a sudden illness. He was born in Bay Village and had been a life-long resident of North Ridgeville. Jeff worked as a groundskeeper for Resthaven Memory Gardens for 30 years, then for the last seven years Read More…

Minnie E. Dawson

Minnie E. Dawson, 74, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at St. John Medical Center in Westlake. Arrangements are pending and will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Edward G. Leach

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Edward G. Leach, 58, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly in the emergency room of Mercy Regional Medical Center on the morning of Wednesday, August 20, 2014. He was born in Lorain on February 28, 1956 and had been a life-long resident of Elyria. Ed was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where he Read More…

Mary R. Kopnicky

Mary R. Kopnicky, 71, of Brighton Township, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. She was born May 17, 1943 in Cleveland. She was the daughter of the late Salvator and Collette Favazza. Mary is survived by her husband, Alan Kopnicky; sister, Donna Martin; brother, Richard Favazza; children, Jennifer Greene, Read More…

Thomas “Tom” Michael Davern

Thomas “Tom” Michael Davern, 60, of Glendale, Arizona and formerly of Berea, passed away, surrounded by his family, Saturday January 11, 2014, at the Hospice of the Valley in Glendale, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. There will be a Celebration of Life for Tom on Sunday, August 24, 2014 from 2 until 4 Read More…

Charles R. Andrews

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Charles R. Andrews, 78, of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in the Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, after a long illness. He was born May 18, 1936 in Parkersburg, West Virginia and lived in Grafton since 1992. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving aboard the USS Salem from 1954-1958. He was 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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Office Closed

 The Lorain County General Health District will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. The agency will be open again...
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Office Closed

 The Lorain County General Health District will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. The agency will be open again...
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Triumph through the Challenges: FASD Course Series

The Triumph through the Challenges Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder 2014 Fall Course Series is now open for regstration. Learn about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)...
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