May 27, 2015

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George Lee Sales

George Lee Sales, 76, of Elyria, died Thursday, February 19, 2015 at St. John Medical Center, Westlake. Arrangements are in the care of Dicken Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elyria.

Dewey Qua Hitchcox

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Dewey Qua Hitchcox, 86, of Elyria passed away Monday, March 9, 2015, at University Hospitals of Cleveland, following a long illness. He was born November 11, 1929, in Rocky River, Tennessee. Dewey was one of 11 children raised in Pikeville, Tennessee. He retired from the Osterland Co. of Cleveland, in 1990. Dewey loved Country music Read More…

Luella A. Wright

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Luella A. Wright (nee Coy), 91, of Elyria, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, following a short illness. Luella was born June 30, 1923 in Vinton, Ohio. She was raised in Vinton before moving to Lorain, where she had made Read More…

Robert William “Bob-Bill” Lowry

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Robert William “Bob-Bill” Lowry, 80, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015. A Memorial service will be held at the Busch Funeral Home, 32000 Detroit Rd., Avon, (440) 937-6175, Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 1 P.M. Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. www.buschcares.com

Loretta A. Olszewski

Loretta A. Olszewski, 86, of Elyria, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center Emergency Room. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria.

Carol A. Peskar

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Carol A. Peskar (nee Soboslay) of Elyria, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. She was born and grew up in Cleveland and later moved to North Ridgeville in 1969 before settling down in Elyria in 1986. Carol worked for many years as a dental assistant for Dr. McNeeley and Read More…

James D. Skidmore

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James Duane Skidmore, 59, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, March 4, 2015 after a lengthy illness. He was born September 19, 1955 to the late James G. and Audrey (nee Price) Skidmore and has been a resident of Grafton for the past 45 years. Duane will be remembered for his outgoing personality and “take me Read More…

Judith A. Axford

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Judith A. Axford, 67, of Vermilion passed away Monday, March 9, 2015 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph. She was born May 25, 1947 in Cambridge, Ohio, to John Paul and Anna Bosak. She loved fishing, camping, stock car racing and music. Judith is survived by her husband of 30 years, Clyde; her Read More…

Erma Mae Carroll

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Erma Mae Carroll “Cuckoo Jean”, 72, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2015 at the Wesleyan Village. She is survived by her four daughters, Brittany Lynn, Diane Carroll, Tonya Carroll and Vicki Carroll-Avalos (Dave); step-son, Ken Kistner; two granddaughters, two grandsons, and two great-grandsons; her sister, Lucille McElfresh; and her former husband, Samuel Carroll. Read More…

Mae Louise Holbert-Fitzwater

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Mae Louise Holbert-Fitzwater (nee Booth), 80, passed away March 8, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Bud Holbert and George Fitzwater; dearest mother of Linda Ratcil, Susan (Claude) Mounts, Dean Holbert, Diana (Dennis) McManus and the late Loretta, Hysel and David Holbert; loving grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother of many; sister of Biddie 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
 


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