November 28, 2015


Arlene Ruth Elliott

Arlene Ruth Elliott, 91, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013, at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. She was born September 8, 1921, in Cleveland. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church and enjoyed arts and crafts, painting and sewing. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Ann Powell of Tuscon, Arizona; four Read More…

Jackie C. “Jack” Jones

Jackie C. “Jack” Jones, 56, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, following a sudden illness. He was born January 26, 1956 in Quick, West Virginia, and was an Elyria resident since 1974. Jack was a self employed mechanic, attended West Ridge Baptist Church and enjoyed building street hot rods and Read More…

Marlyn R. Cutshall


Marlyn R. Cutshall, 74, died Thursday, January 10, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. He was an Elyria High School graduate and attended Kent State University. He taught at Walsh College in Canton, Ohio. He was U.S. Marine and was stationed in Germany. He was president of the Elyria Lions Club and attended St. Jude’s Church in Read More…

Victoria V. Marsico

Victoria V. Marsico (nee Bogdan), 96, of Lorain, died Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Ames Family Hospice House in Westlake, while surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 10, 1916 in Lorain, and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident. Victoria was a graduate of the Lorain High School 1934 B class, and Read More…

Ruth K. Weiland

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Ruth K. Weiland (nee Hogrefe), 90, a resident of Avon Lake for 67 years, passed away at Arden Courts, Westlake, Monday, January 21, 2013 after a lengthy illness. She was born April 21, 1922 in Amherst. She was an active member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Avon Lake, since 1948, and was the last Read More…

Gail P. Kreps-Winterfield

Gail P. Kreps-Winterfield (nee Patrick), 72, of North Ridgeville, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at her residence, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements will be announced by the Liston Funeral Home, North Ridgeville.

Arlene Elliott

Arlene Elliott, 91, of LaGrange, passed away at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin Sunday, January 20, 2013. Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Service will announce further arrangements at a later date.

Joseph J. McCaskey

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Joseph J. McCaskey, 73, of Wellington, died Sunday, January 20, 2013, at his home, after an illness of four years. Born December 26, 1939, to the late Joseph D. and Lorena (nee Bierman) McCaskey, Joseph spent his childhood in Avon. He attended and graduated from Avon High School. Joseph later moved to North Ridgeville, where Read More…

Mary Lou McDivitt


Mary Lou McDivitt, 79, of Elyria, died Saturday, January 19, 2013, at EMH Healthcare. She was born July 21, 1933 in Amherst and was a 1951 graduate of Elyria High School. Her interests included flower design, gardening, quilting and crafts. Mary Lou is survived by her husband of 57 years, Bernard E. McDivitt; daughters, Linda Read More…

Clifford George Toghill

Clifford George Toghill, 84, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, January 19, 2013, in the Cleveland Clinic, following a brief illness. He was born in Grafton on June 12, 1928 to Ernest “Ernie” and Stella Toghill. He was a Grafton High School graduate and a life long resident of Grafton. Clifford was a skilled carpenter and 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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