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Patricia J. Taylor

Patricia J. Taylor, 77, of Huntington Twp., passed away  Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Hospice Care Center in Copley. She was born in Cleveland on July 18, 1934 to Sylvester  and Julia Laskody Calta and was a 1952 graduate of Brunswick High School. She had resided in the Huntington area  for over 30 years. She Read More…

Steven Douglas Wacker


Steven Douglas Wacker, 46, of Wellington, died Friday, September 9, 2011 at Allen Mercy Hospital in Oberlin. He was  born in Elyria on September 9, 1965 to David and Kathy (nee  Ross) Wacker. Steven lived most of his life in the Lorain  County area and was a 1985 graduate of Elyria High School. Steven liked Read More…

Richard P. Wilbert


Richard P. Wilbert, 74, died Tuesday, September 13, 2011,  surrounded by his family at New Life Hospice Center of St.  Joseph in Lorain. He was born August 3, 1937, the second  son of Stella Borow and John F. Wilbert, II. He joined the Ohio National Guard, serving with the 357 ORD Company from 1956-1960 and Read More…

Jacqueline M. “Jackie” Berg

Jacqueline M. “Jackie” Berg (nee Flood), 68, of Elyria,  passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2011. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Busch Funeral  Home, Elyria, (440) 322-3717.

Glenn D. Blackford


Glenn D. Blackford, 96, of Amherst, passed away early Saturday morning, September 10, 2011, at Lake Pointe Health  Care in Lorain, following a short illness.  He was born April  16, 1915 in Lorain, to the late Lloyd S. and Opal L. (nee Stewart) Blackford. He lived most of his life in Amherst coming  from Lorain Read More…

Douglas Alan Brubaker

Douglas Alan Brubaker, 42, of Laura, Ohio, passed away on  Sunday, September 4, 2011 at Kettering Medical Center,  Dayton, after a courageous battle against cancer. He was  born December 10, 1968 in Troy, Ohio. Doug was the son of  the late David G. Brubaker and Jean (Jones) Brubaker  Mattis. He is survived by his beloved Read More…

Barbara Lee Fette

Barbara Lee Fette (nee Frasher), 80, of Elyria.  Passed away  September 9 at Fairview Hospital after one month illness. Loving daughter of the late Mary Ellen (nee Houck) and  Floyd Frasher; beloved wife of the late George; most cherished mother of Georgette (Lawrence) Vidra of Elyria, Suzanne (Jack) Brower of Stow and Melissa (James) Telepak  Read More…

Charles E. Frick


Charles E. Frick, 89, of Avon Lake, formerly of Lorain,  passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at MetroHealth  Medical Center in Cleveland, following a brief illness. Mr.  Frick was born in Cleveland September 19, 1921, the son of  the late Charles H. and Elizabeth (nee Dobbeck) Frick. He  was a graduate of West Tech High Read More…

Genevieve E. Lampe-Mathis

Genevieve “Genny” E. Lampe-Mathis (nee Ohlson), 92, of  North Ridgeville, passed away Monday, September 12, 2011,  at the Northridge Health Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the  David Bogner Family Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

John “Paul” Scholtz

John “Paul” Scholtz, 85, of Elyria, passed away Tuesday,  September 13, 2011, at Northridge Health Center in North  Ridgeville, following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by  The Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home of Elyria, (440)  322-4626.

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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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