July 2, 2015

Elyria
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John W. Murbach

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John W. Murbach, 92, of Elyria, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Wesleyan Village in Elyria, following a brief illness. Born November 20, 1922 in Elyria, the son of Ralph and Ellen (nee Whitehouse) Murbach, he was a lifelong Elyria resident. John graduated from University School, Hunting Valley, Ohio in 1940. The same year, he Read More…

Ronald F. Volk, Sr.

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Ronald F. Volk, Sr., 81, peacefully went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 14, 2015. He was born October 10, 1933 in Cleveland, to Frank and Ruth Volk. He loved life, his family, and his country. He followed a mission to “never take anything too seriously” and had a way Read More…

Laura A. Hergatt

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Laura A. Hergatt, 75, of Lorain, passed away after a long illness on Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Mansfield. Laura was born January 15, 1940, in Lorain. She moved to Mansfield after she married her husband of 30 years, Edward L. Hergatt in 1958. Over Laura’s life, she was a loving wife and mother, real Read More…

Barbara Ann Provoznik

Barbara Ann Provoznik, 77, of Elyria, died Friday, June 26, 2015. Arrangements will be announced by Dicken Funeral Home, in Elyria.

Bruce C. Kinzel

Bruce C. Kinzel, 78, entered into rest Friday, July 26, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rosalin (nee Allen) Kinzel; sons, Todd Kinzel and Jeff (Brenda) Kinzel; one granddaughter, Brooke Kinzel; sister, Nancy (John) Rich and uncle to several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Read More…

Dale R. Smith

Dale R. Smith, 65, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Lake Pointe Health Care in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. He was born May 29, 1950 in Elyria and was a graduate of Midview High School and went on to blacksmith school, where upon completion, he owned his own business for 36 years. Dale Read More…

Jackie Lee Giles

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Jackie Lee Giles, 61, of Amherst, passed away peacefully at home Monday, June 22, 2015. She was born July 29, 1953 in Sutton, West Virginia and lived in Grafton for 20 years, where she raised her three children and then moved to her beautiful historical dream home in Amherst, where she lived for the last Read More…

Cora N. Clapper

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Cora N. Clapper (nee Weekes), 80 years old, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. Cora was born December 6, 1934 in Jerome, Idaho and made her home in Elyria since 1957. She was employed as the office manager of David Forthofer, DDS in North Ridgeville, retiring in Read More…

Robert “Bob” Ebenschweller

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Robert “Bob” Ebenschweller, 77, a 40 year resident of Sheffield Lake, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015, at St. John Medical Center, following a short illness. Bob was born in Cleveland on May 26, 1938. He was a U.S. Army Reserve Veteran and worked as an assembler at General Motors in Elyria and Parma for Read More…

Joshua T. Gfell

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Joshua T. Gfell, 26, passed away unexpectedly in a one car accident Thursday, June 25, 2015. He was a graduate of Keystone High School and was an employee at Copy King in Cleveland. Josh was a great kid (“the best baby!”) who played baseball, liked the theatre and was an avid sports fan, especially loving 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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Lorain County General Health District
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
(440) 244-3418

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9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
 


July 2015 Immunization Clinics

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July 2015 Immunization Clinics

 Immunizations for adults and children are available in many Lorain County locations each month. Click here for a printable calendar. Child Immunization Clinics: Immunizations will...
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July 2015 Immunization Clinics

 Immunizations for adults and children are available in many Lorain County locations each month. Click here for a printable calendar. Child Immunization Clinics: Immunizations will...
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