October 21, 2014

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Albert O. Goldsmith, Sr.

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Albert O. Goldsmith, Sr., 75, of Medina, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The oldest of five children, born January 12, 1939 in Fitchville, Ohio, Al grew up in Litchfield, and lived in Lorain and Medina Counties. He was dedicated to family, and it showed, working 46 years for Larson Consolidated Read More…

Alfred Porkolab

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Alfred Porkolab passed away Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at the age of 99. Born in Lorain, he resided there until 1984 when he moved to Maineville, Ohio. In April 2013, he moved to Cleveland. He graduated from Elyria High School and in 1934 married Jean J. Vecchio of Lorain and was a loving husband to Read More…

Sharon L. Mounts

Sharon L. Mounts, 69, of Wellington, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Mercy Allen Hospital, in Oberlin. She was born on December 27, 1944 in Harbor Beach, Michigan, to the late Durell and Elitha (nee Rankie) Stokan. Sharon was a 1962 graduate of Bad Axe High School in Michigan. She later moved to the Cleveland Read More…

John L. Haupt

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John L. Haupt, 89, of Grafton, passed away Monday, October 13, 2014 at his residence. He was born February 12, 1925 in Paxinos, Pennsylvania and lived in Grafton for the past 50 years. John enjoyed gardening, baking, games, crossword puzzles and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Sunbury American Legion Read More…

June D. Miller

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June D. Miller (nee Price), 88, of Elyria, died Monday, October 13, 2014 at the home of her daughter. She was born May 23, 1926 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania, where she was a 1944 graduate of Coal Township High School. June was a charter member of Community United Methodist Church in Elyria and enjoyed spending time Read More…

Ida P. Mullen

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Ida P. Mullen (Nee Ruffolo), 100, of Elyria, passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side, Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Life Care Center of Elyria. Mrs. Mullen was born February 19, 1914 in Bradock, Pennsylvania and lived in Elyria since 1942. She was employed for several years at Servomation Ware and was a Read More…

Margaret “Peggy” Amend

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Margaret “Peggy” Amend (nee Centifanti), 64, of Lorain, passed away Tuesday October 14, 2014, following an extended illness. She was born in Cleveland, May 19, 1950 and was a graduate of St. Stephen’s High School. Peggy worked as a certified nurse’s aid for more than a quarter of a century. She was most recently employed Read More…

Albert O. Goldsmith, Sr.

Albert O. Goldsmith, Sr., 75, of Medina, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, Wednesday, October 15, 2015. Bauer Funeral Home, Valley City, is handling arrangements.

Mary D. Ray

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Mary D. Ray (nee Maynard), 67, of Elyria, passed away at her home Tuesday, October 14, 2014. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Roger, Sr.; children, Roger Ray, Jr., Rose Hann (William) and Nancy Kay Richter (Raymond); grandchildren, Jeremy Pearson, Daniel Bodnar, Mathew Richter, Joshua Richter and Mackenzie Hann; brothers, Thomas, Jack Read More…

Betty Belle Orasko

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Betty Belle Orasko (nee Robers), 89, of Westlake, passed away peacefully at the Avon Oaks Retirement Center on Monday, October 13, 2014. Mrs. Orasko was born in Cincinnati and was raised at St. Joseph Orphanage in Cincinnati, following the death of her parents, Paul and Rose Robers. She lived most of her life in Westlake, Read More…

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