June 25, 2016

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Ruby Meeks

Ruby Meeks, 95, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 in the Welcome Nursing Home, Oberlin, after a long illness. She was born April 14, 1918 in Leburn, Kentucky and had been a Lorain County resident since the 1940’s. Ruby enjoyed church, church activities, bowling and was a hostess at Pheasant Run, Elyria Country Read More…

Roy S. Cooley

Roy S. Cooley, 91, Reston, Virginia, passed away on Friday, August 23, 2013. He was born March 15, 1922 in Lorain and lived in Elyria, Westlake, Wellington, Berea, Kent, and Milan, Ohio and Reston, Virginia. He graduated from Wellington High School, class of 1940. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1940 and was Read More…

William R. ” Bill ” Hyer, Sr.

William R. ” Bill ” Hyer, Sr., 77, of LaGrange, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 in the Southwest General Hospice Center in Strongsville, following a short illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Mary Jean Bak

Mary Jean Bak (nee Stigel) died Saturday, August 31, 2013 at New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, Lorain. She was born in Lorain and lived in that city until 1973 when she and her family moved to Amherst. She attended Holy Trinity School and Lorain public schools, graduating from Lorain High School in June, Read More…

Josephine Jankowski

Josephine Jankowski, 94, entered into eternal rest Friday, August 30, 2013. She was born January 2, 1919 in Avon. She lived in Avon her entire life. Josephine worked for Bee Line Home Party Clothing Line, General Industries and Bendix Westinghouse in Elyria for several years. She was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society Read More…

Stephan (Steve) J. Koleszar

Stephan (Steve) J. Koleszar, 87, of Sheffield Village, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at EMH Healthcare. He was born in Lorain on October 17, 1925 and had been a resident of Sheffield Village for the past 12 years. He had previously resided in Avon. Steve was a 1943-B graduate of Lorain High School. He Read More…

Ruby Meeks

Ruby Meeks, 95, of Grafton, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2013 in the Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Evelyn J. Broome

Evelyn J. Broome (nee Tompkins), 80, of North Ridgeville, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph in Lorain, following a short hospital stay. She was born September 25, 1932 in Grafton. Mrs. Broome had been a life long resident of Lorain County and resided in North Ridgeville Read More…

Carol Ann Panaccione

Carol Ann Panaccione (nee Taubler), 69, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Carol is a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Westlake, and was an active member of Banner Group. Carol and Joseph fell in love at the tender age of 13, after meeting at Huntington Beach in Bay Village. This love continued throughout Read More…

Arthur Michael Kavulla

Arthur Michael Kavulla, 75, of Wakeman, died Friday, August 30, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Elyria on April 20, 1938, to the late Michael and Emily (nee Karpinski) Kavulla. He was raised by his grandmother, Helen Karpinski Arthur, grew up in LaGrange and was a graduate of LaGrange 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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9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
(440) 244-3418

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Elyria, Ohio 44035
 


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