September 30, 2014

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Matthew David Stinson

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Matthew David Stinson, 25, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly at his home, Wednesday, September 17, 2014. He was born July 21, 1989 in Kansas City, Kansas and came with his family, as an infant, to Elyria, where he was raised and remained a resident. He attended Elyria High School and graduated from Job Corps in Read More…

George H. Schneider

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George H. Schneider, 51, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, September 18, 2014. He was the only child of George H. and Agnes Schneider, both deceased. George paid tribute to his parents on their birthdays by full-page memorials in the Morning Journal, expressing his respect and love for them. George was a life-long resident of Lorain and Read More…

Rita C. Clement

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Rita C. Clement (nee Brown), 76, of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at UH Parma Community General Hospital. She was born February 7, 1938, in Liverpool, England. Rita retired from American Greetings Co., where she was a merchandiser. She enjoyed working in her yard, camping, knitting, baking pies and loved her dogs, Read More…

Rita C. Clement

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Rita C. Clement (nee Brown), 76, of Grafton, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at UH Parma Community General Hospital. She was born February 7, 1938, in Liverpool, England. Rita retired from American Greetings Co., where she was a merchandiser. She enjoyed working in her yard, camping, knitting, baking pies and loved her dogs, Read More…

Bertha L. “Tot” “Ms. J” Jeffries

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Bertha L. “Tot” “Ms. J” Jeffries, 83, of Lorain, passed away peacefully Thursday, September 18, 2014, in Mercy Hospital Lorain, following a long illness. Born in Greensburg, Alabama, coming to Lorain 55 years ago from Buffalo, New York, Mrs. Jeffries was a home maker and a member of Friendship Baptist Church, Lorain, where she served Read More…

Grant M. Brown

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Grant M. Brown, 70, of West Salem, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, September 16, 2014, in Idaho. He was born August 15, 1944, in Lakewood. Grant was a Highland High School graduate, then served as a helicopter mechanic in Vietnam, with the U.S. Army. Grant retired from NASA Glenn Research Center in 2005 as a lab Read More…

George E. Lasch

George E. Lasch, 87, of Westlake, passed away Friday, September 19, 2014, at Westlake Village Care Center, after a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Matthew D. Stinson

Matthew D. Stinson, 25, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at his home. Arrangements will be announced by Busch Funeral and Crematory Services in Elyria.

William Lee Ketchem

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William Lee Ketchem, 84, passed away Friday, September 12, 2014, in Sebring, Florida. He was born on June 29, 1930, in Bloomington, Indiana to the late Ralph J. and Marjorie M. (Arnold) Ketchem. William was a member of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He had been a resident of Highlands County since 1992 Read More…

Karel B. Fiser

Karel B. Fiser born September 1, 1921 in Prague, Czechoslovakia passed away Monday, September 15, 2014 in Naples, Florida. A professional soccer star and restaurateur in his native Prague, Karel immigrated to England following the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia. In England, Karel met and married his wife of 62 years, Colette (nee Pertusot). In 1956, 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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