November 24, 2014

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Andres Aponte

Andres Aponte, 83, of Lorain, died Thursday, January 12, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Ave., Lorain.

Robert (Bob) Benefiel

Robert (Bob) Benefiel, 70, of Canton, and formerly of Grafton, finished his race on this earth on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, after several years of illness. Through it all, he never complained and was an inspiration to everyone he knew. He will be missed by all. He was born September 11, 1941 in Fremont and Read More…

John Joseph Krueck

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John Joseph Krueck, 60, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, January 8, 2012. He was born January 12, 1951 in Elyria. John was a 1969 Elyria Catholic High School graduate. He was a CNC machine operator with Nordson Co. John loved spending time with his grandchildren, and enjoyed fishing, music, going Read More…

Barbara L. Rogers-Purnell

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Barbara L. Rogers-Purnell (nee Hill), 84, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria. She was born March 12, 1927 in Sandusky. Mrs. Rogers-Purnell had lived in Lorain County for the past six years and had previously lived in New Jersey and North Read More…

William D. Sayles

William D. Sayles, 82, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2012 at his home, following a brief illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home. 440-322-4626.

Ann Schnur

Ann Schnur (nee Barto), of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain.

Leona Eleanor Simmons

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Leona Eleanor Simmons, 80, of Lorain, passed away to eternal life Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain, following a lengthy illness. She was born September 27, 1931 in Lorain and was a 1949 Lorain High School graduate. Mrs. Simmons lived a life of a devoted Christian, wife, mother, and grandmother. She Read More…

Ann Tomusko

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Ann Tomusko (nee Miller), 88, of Lorain, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at Amherst Manor Nursing Home, after a long illness. She was born June 26, 1923 in Lorain, and had been a lifelong Lorain area resident. Ann graduated from Lorain High School in 1942. She worked at Masson School in Lorain for 17 years, Read More…

Robert R. Benefiel

Robert R. Benefiel, 70, of Canton, and formerly of Grafton, passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2012, in Aultman Hospital in Canton after a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St. Grafton.

David J. Burtze

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David J. Burtze, 69, of Grafton, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at the Center Ridge Health Campus in North Ridgeville, following a brief illness. He was born October 15, 1942 in Lorain and was a Grafton resident for the past 13 years, coming from Lorain. David worked as a maintenance welder at the General 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

Call the Lorain County General Health District at:
(440) 322-6367

In person at:
9880 South Murray Ridge Road
Elyria, Ohio 44035
 


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