May 31, 2016

Elyria
Cloudy
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Anna Mary Carr

Anna Mary Carr (nee Luczka), 87, passed away at her home Monday, March 28, 2016 following a brief illness. Anna was born in Strickler, Pennsylvania, to Stanley and Elizabeth (nee Haugach) Luczka on January 23, 1929. She attended school in Pennsylvania and then moved with her parents to Ohio in 1945. She lived in Avon Read More…

Dennis C. Bittner

Dennis C. Bittner, 73, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. He was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1976, moving from Concord, Tennessee. Dennis served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He worked in electrical design Read More…

Richard (Rich) LaVerne Thompson

Richard (Rich) LaVerne Thompson, 73, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016 while wintering in his Florida home in Hudson. Son of Jeanette and Julius Thompson, Rich was born in Gary, Indiana and attended William A. Wirt High School, class of 1960, where he met his bride-to-be Margaret. He went on to earn a BS in Read More…

Fannie Mae Coop “Cookie”

Fannie Mae Coop (nee Coates), 92, of Oberlin, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016 at Welcome Nursing Home, Oberlin. She was born May 14, 1923 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, to Benjamin Harris (Jack) Coates and Mary Lee Coates (nee Mosley). She was married to Emmett Franklin Coop. This union produced a son, Robert Franklin Coop. Fannie Read More…

David Charles Maynard

David Charles Maynard, 80, of Franklin, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016. Born in Lorain County, he was the son of the late George Washington Maynard and Clara Mahlke Maynard. David was vice president of Lorain County Title Company and former entrepreneur in Macon County. He was a member of Louisa Chapel United Read More…

Carolyn S. Shaver

Carolyn S. Shaver, 69, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2016, at her home, following a long illness. She was born May 17, 1946 in Gassaway, West Virginia and was a Grafton resident for 30 years. Carolyn worked in the sewing department at the Invacare Corporation in Elyria and enjoyed spending time with family Read More…

Elizabeth J. Mason

Elizabeth J. Mason, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. She was born April 5, 1940, in Elyria, to the late Oscar and Helen (nee Fraley) West and graduated from Berea High School in 1958. Elizabeth was a homemaker who enjoyed Read More…

John J. “Jack” Kelley

John J. “Jack” Kelley, 80, was born March 14, 1936, in Lorain, to his loving parents, Laverne and John J. (Cap) Kelley. He died Saturday, March 27, 2016, at Specialty Hospital of Lorain in Amherst. Jack attended Lorain St. Mary School during his elementary and high school years, where he excelled academically, athletically and spiritually. Read More…

Donald Krafczinski

Donald Krafczinski, 84, of New London, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 27, 2016. He was born on July 1, 1931, in Cleveland and grew up in Berlin Heights. Donald graduated from Berlin Heights High School in 1949. He later married the love of his life, Mary (Bowman) and together Read More…

Dennis C. Bittner

Dennis C. Bittner, 73, of North Ridgeville, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016, at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake. He was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1976, moving from Concord, Tennessee. Dennis served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He worked in electrical design 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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