September 19, 2014

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Patric Alyn Geiser


Patric Alyn Geiser, 68, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. He was born July 11, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan and came to Elyria in 1964, where he graduated from Elyria High School. He served his Country in the United States Marines. Patric was Read More…

Virginia B. “Ginnie” Tinney


Virginia B. “Ginnie” Tinney (nee Bunce), 93, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014. Virginia grew up on Long Island, New York, graduated with a B.A. from the College of William and Mary, and was married on November 1, 1947. She was a faithful housewife, devoted mother, and lifelong friend to many. Virginia was Read More…

Dennis L. Jackson


Dennis L. Jackson, 86, of Elyria, died peacefully Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at West Bay Center in Westlake. He was born July 18, 1928 in Marlinton, West Virginia. Dennis served with the U.S. Army and was part of the Occupation Troops, stationed in Japan. He was employed for over 30 years at Ford Motor Company, Read More…

Nancy Elton

Nancy Elton (Pickard) passed away Monday, September 8, 2014, at her home in Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. Nancy is formerly a resident of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, Churchville, Pennsylvania and Elyria. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert Elton; sister, Nora Tattersall; her daughters, Barbara Schmidt and Amie Crawford; her son, Bruce Elton and two grandchildren, Read More…

Marjorie Mitchell

Marjorie Mitchell, 73, of Knoxville, Tennessee, died Thursday, July 10, 2014. She was born February 19, 1941 in Ohio. A longtime resident of Wellington, Ms. Mitchell retired from K-Mart. Survivors include her son, David Fosselius of Florida; daughters, Diane Clothier of Virginia, Debbie Fosselius of Alabama, Doreen Fosselius of Florida and Dawn Ridenour of Wellington; Read More…

Larry Arthur Diedrich

Larry Arthur Diedrich, 75, of North Ridgeville, unexpectedly went home to be with the Lord, Monday September 8, 2014. He was born February 25, 1939 in Elyria. Larry was a 1957 Elyria High School graduate, and retired as a machinist in 1997 from GM Fisher Body, following 34 years of service. He was a direct Read More…

Fredrick J. Seigler II


Fredrick J. Seigler II, 53, of Wellington, passed away suddenly Thursday, September 4 , 2014 at his residence. He was born May 8 , 1961 in Salisbury, Maryland. Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou (nee West); mother, Mary Lucille (nee Thompson); daughter, Amanda Lynn of Nanticoke, Maryland; son, Craig of Salisbury, Maryland; four grandchildren, all Read More…

Dorothy B. DeLong

Dorothy B. DeLong (nee Newell), 90, of Elyria, formerly of Homerville, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, (440) 322-4626.

Kenneth E. Dean

Kenneth E. Dean, 70, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014. He was born October 24, 1943. He was the beloved husband of the late Marilea; dear father of Ladawn Etzler, Jeflee and the late Neil; brother of Calvin, Joan Radcliff, Denzil, Linda Gorbey and the late Clell; grandfather of eight; great-grandfather of six. Friends may Read More…

Raymer Cecil LeMasters

Raymer Cecil LeMasters “Lee”, 69, of Whitehouse, Ohio, died Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. He is survived by his loving wife; two sons; one daughter and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home, 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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